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Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon

New York Times, Thursday, May 26, 1983

Author:
Bernice Gordon
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Bernice Gordon has 126 pre-Shortz puzzles and 21 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,252
Across
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First lt.'s boss : CAPT
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Tree brightly colored in autumn : SUMAC
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___ now (presently) : ASOF
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Cause dander : RILE
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Slant: Comb. form : CLINO
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Kind of message : WIRE
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Hebrew month : ADAR
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Declaims violently : RANTS
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Sister-in-law of Princess Di : ANNE
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" . . . longest ___ is the shortest way home": Italian proverb : WAYROUND
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Goal : TARGET
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Metrical foot : IAMB
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"___ saw, I conquered" : ICAMEI
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Windfall : MANNA
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Vertex : NODE
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Cpl., for one : NCO
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Indignation : ANGER
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Kin of bugbears : OGRES
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Hiatus : GAP
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Apportions : LOTS
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Russian cooperative craft society : ARTEL
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Peut-___ (perhaps) : ETRE
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Old English letter : EDH
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Eastern nannies : AMAHS
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An Allen : ETHAN
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Bishopric : SEE
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Borge, e.g. : DANE
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Regimens : DIETS
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Acts like a coquette : FLIRTS
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Kind of appeal : SNOB
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Fly : AVIATE
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Wrecked completely : TOTALLED
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Word on a tombstone : LIES
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Mrs. Arrowsmith : LEORA
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German auditorium : AULA
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Black ___, in judo : BELT
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System of navigation : LORAN
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The Eagles, e.g. : TEAM
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Tots : ADDS
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Correct : EMEND
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Worker of yore : ESNE
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Crow's crop : CRAW
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Role for Price : AIDA
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Like Garry Maddox : PLAYINGTHEFIELD
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Rock formations : TERRANES
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Cancel a launch : SCRUB
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___-Ude, U.S.S.R. city : ULAN
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Like Stanley Marcus : MINDINGTHESTORE
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Picnic pest : ANT
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___ Sol, part of sunny Spain : COSTADEL
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Informed : AWARE
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Like Diana Ross : SINGINGTHEBLUES
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River in France : ORNE
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Units of length : FEET
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"The Tentmaker" : OMAR
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City in Iowa : AMES
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Innermost parts : CORES
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Men : MALES
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Cell terminal : ANODE
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Small weight : CARAT
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Releases : OPENS
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Kneeling figure : ORANT
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Kind of cherry : AMARELLE
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Bleach : ETIOLATE
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Colliery access : ADIT
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Actress ___ May Oliver : EDNA
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Goes on and on : LASTS
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Tolerate : STAND
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Dawn, in Durango : ALBA
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Competed : VIED
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Algerian port : ORAN
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Joie de vivre : ELAN
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Whitty of films : DAME
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Billing time: Abbr. : EOM

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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