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Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon

New York Times, Thursday, June 12, 1980

Author:
Bernice Gordon
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J M Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, 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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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,174
Across
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Trouter's toss : CAST
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Boat in Eastern waters : PROA
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Sackcloth's partner : ASHES
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Hep : ONTO
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Warren or Hines : EARL
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Dean Martin TV show : ROAST
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Eaves : OVERHANGS
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Short tale of adventure : CONTE
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Ship's boat : PINNACE
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Navel and Temple : ORANGES
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Feels contempt for : LOATHES
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Prefix with graph : IDEO
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Ottoman official : DEY
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Upset : UNNERVED
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Shade of red : BLOOD
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Signals to stop : FLAGS
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Old French coin : ECU
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Speeds up the motor : REVS
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Deck posts for cables : BITTS
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Circle parts : ARCS
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Sight on the Seine : ILE
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Sweet drinks : SODAS
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Electronography : ONSET
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Whorl : GYRATION
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Nonsense! : ROT
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___ bien : TRES
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Minerals used as gems : SPINELS
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Training partner for Holmes : SPARRER
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Iridescent : OPALINE
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Chinese duck : PEKIN
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Assumes control : TAKESOVER
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Lycée student : ELEVE
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TV's Barbara : EDEN
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Beautiful girl : PERI
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Medicinal amounts : DOSES
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Simon ___ : SAYS
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Some are tight : ENDS
Down
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Type of housing : COOP
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Incus : ANVIL
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Court employee, for short : STENO
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Whirlwinds : TORNADOS
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Fine and dandy : PEACHY
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Hindu queen : RANEE
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Assn. : ORG
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___-ran (loser) : ALSO
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Areas in some shopping centers : ARCADES
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Oklahoma player : SOONER
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Aftermaths of binges : HANGOVERS
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Princely family of Italy : ESTE
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Revered Frenchwomen: Abbr. : STES
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Had an aversion to : HATED
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Aspic molds : RINGS
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Sovereigns in the Middle East : SULTANS
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King Cole et al. : NATS
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___ homo : ECCE
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Housewife's nemesis : DUST
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Hoosegow : BRIG
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Dutch painter: 17th century : LELY
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Catches up with : OVERTAKES
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Tabby's canine counterpart : FIDO
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Capital of Idaho : BOISE
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Pronghorn or springbok : ANTELOPE
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Author Laurenceand family : STERNES
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Mrs. Chaplin's namesakes : OONAS
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Become successful : ARRIVE
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Cures, as cheese : RIPENS
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Calaboose : POKEY
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Pep up : LIVEN
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Bergen woodenhead : SNERD
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Raced : SPED
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Charo's tresses : PELO
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Aves. : RTES
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Goddess of discord : ERIS
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Nabokov heroine : ADA

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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