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Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon

New York Times, Thursday, May 25, 1989

Author:
Bernice Gordon
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Bernice Gordon has 126 pre-Shortz puzzles and 21 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,443
Across
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Small-scaled trout : CHAR
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Pudding ingredient : SAGO
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A fra's superior : ABBOT
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Author of "The Women" : LUCE
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Integument : ARIL
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Velvet item? : GLOVE
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Eastern V.I.P. : AGHA
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Mrs. Helmer of "A Doll's House" : NORA
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Ancient Greek dialect : IONIC
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Well-being : PHYSICALFITNESS
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Baseball's Mel : OTT
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Heel : CAD
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Breathing obstruction, sometimes : ADENOID
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Medic for Man o' War : VET
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Swedish name for Turku : ABO
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Burt Reynolds's wife : LONI
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French river : OISE
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Early native of Campania : OSCAN
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Routine upon arising : MORNINGEXERCISE
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Lead ___ life : ADOGS
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Some Amerinds : UTES
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Get wind of : HEAR
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Word part: Abbr. : SYL
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Elec.-current unit : AMP
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Black tourmalines : SCHORLS
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Beame or Fortas : ABE
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Tidbit for Swale : OAT
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Good eating habits : PROPERNUTRITION
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Tumbledown shack : HOVEL
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Course in med. school : ANAT
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Geisha's ornamental container : INRO
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Perfect : IDEAL
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Deride : GIBE
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Three-handed card game : SKAT
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Sri ___ : LANKA
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Scantling : STUD
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N.Y.'s ___ Park : HYDE
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Sound of thunder : CLAP
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Downs of TV : HUGH
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Full of pain : ACHY
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Logician's forte : REASONING
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Official permission : SANCTION
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Copper-mining town in Venezuela : AROA
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Friday? : GIRL
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"The Saga of King ___": Longfellow : OLAF
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Troublemaker : AGITATOR
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Robert Redford, for one : BLOND
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Study hard : BONE
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Genus of sheep : OVIS
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P.I.'s : TECS
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Midori ___, top figure skater : ITO
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Moll's diamonds : ICE
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Soprano Gluck's namesakes : ALMAS
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Howdy ___ of TV : DOODY
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Sign up for : ENROL
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Find, as an archeologist : DIGUP
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Irritates : VEXES
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Quaker gray : ACIER
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Kind of reader for tots : BASAL
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Humdingers : ONERS
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Put down, in bridge : SET
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Polkalike round dance : SCHOTTISH
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Ingrid's acting daughter : ISABELLA
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Played the gigolo : ESCORTED
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Ocean, in Nice : MER
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"Bali ___," song from "South Pacific" : HAI
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In a vertical position : APEAK
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Olympian Mahre : PHIL
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Island in the Nile, near Cairo : RODA
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Kitchen appliance : OVEN
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Henpecks : NAGS
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Part of an army : UNIT
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Off-limits : TABU
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Extremely dark : INKY
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Toward the mouth : ORAD
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Observe : NOTE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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