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Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon

New York Times, Wednesday, June 10, 1992

Author:
Bernice Gordon
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { F Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
Bernice Gordon has 126 pre-Shortz puzzles and 21 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,555
Across
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MOMA showing : OPART
6
Boundless : VAST
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A plane takeoff, for short : JATO
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Race for Carl Lewis : RELAY
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Eskimo settlement in Greenland : ETAH
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Viva-voce : ORAL
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Payola : BRIBE
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M. Coty : RENE
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Member of an Iraqi people : KURD
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Location : SITE
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Serfdom : BONDAGE
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"Raja of Imperial Cinema" : LEAN
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Of a foot part : TARSAL
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Her "brain children" were Poirot and Marple : AGATHACHRISTIE
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Exact : STRICT
34
Double-crosser : HEEL
35
Lode material : ORE
36
Brazilian macaws : ARAS
37
Harquebus, e.g. : GUN
38
Hit the dirt : SLID
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Storage area : BIN
40
Sordid : MEAN
42
Karamanlis's capital : ATHENS
44
Creator of Gunga Din : RUDYARDKIPLING
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Kuwaiti V.I.P.'s : AMEERS
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Resort on the Mediterranean : NICE
49
Skeptically : ASKANCE
52
Loupe : LENS
56
Not quite closed : AJAR
59
Pelvic bones : ILIA
60
Own up : ADMIT
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Author Bellow : SAUL
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Indications of approval : NODS
63
Character in Byron's "Don Juan" : LEILA
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Sprite : PIXY
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Flèche weapon : EPEE
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Good-for-nothing : IDLER
Down
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Spheres : ORBS
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Lovely girl : PERI
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Came to roost : ALIT
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Comic genius of world literature : RABELAIS
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Nautical chain : TYE
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The home of Shakespeare's gentlemen : VERONA
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Disk worshiped by Amenhotep IV : ATEN
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Fortitude : SAND
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London's Globe : THEATRE
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They are often wild : JOKERS
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Indonesian islands : ARU
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Ralph Rackstraw, e.g. : TAR
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Glory preceder : OLD
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What to spend in Bangkok : BAHT
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Writer Sheehy : GAIL
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Et al.'s kin : ETC
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"The ___ Hours," 1963 film : STOLEN
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Outdoors walk : AIRING
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City on the Aire : LEEDS
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Chamber of the heart : ATRIUM
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___ Terre in the French West Indies : GRANDE
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Thickset horse : CHUNK
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Layer : HEN
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Israeli-born native : SABRA
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Wander : GAD
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Provided cover for : SHIELDED
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The red planet : MARS
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Former Dodger pitcher : ERSKINE
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Cap- ___ (from head to foot) : APIE
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Solicitude in a hosp. : TLC
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Per annum : YEARLY
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Enclose : INCASE
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Cockeyed : ALOP
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Brood of pheasants : NIDE
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Author Ludwig : EMIL
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Egypt's lifeline : NILE
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Julie Andrews film: 1968 : STAR
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Cleo's undoing : ASP
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___ alai : JAI
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"La Dame ___ Camélias" : AUX
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Former ring king : ALI

Answer summary: 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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