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Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon

New York Times, Wednesday, June 18, 1980

Author:
Bernice Gordon
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 238 (avg 1.27)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Bernice Gordon has 126 pre-Shortz puzzles and 21 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

In Maleska's logbook, Jack L. Steinhardt is listed as the constructor, but Bernice Gordon listed this puzzle as hers in her record.

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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,180

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Across
1. King of the Huns : ATLI
5. Italian seaport : BARI
9. Rational : SANE
13. Without a mixer : NEAT
14. Praying figure : ORANT
16. Heavy tread : PLOD
17. Depart unofficially : TAKEFRENCHLEAVE
20. One's natural habitat : ELEMENT
21. Pertaining to the wind : EOLIAN
22. Comprehend : SEE
23. Overlay : COAT
24. Rapidly : PRESTO
28. Amusing person : CARD
29. Rage : FAD
32. The O'Grady girl : ROSIE
33. Dark moon plain : MARE
34. Site of the Cordilleras : PERU
35. Francis Joseph I : AUSTRIANEMPEROR
38. These should be crossed : TEES
39. Fox or turkey follower : TROT
40. Remove : ERASE
41. Either half of a domino : END
42. Fixed sea route : LANE
43. It may be bay, royal, crown or brow : ANTLER
44. Customary function : ROLE
45. Type of light : ARC
46. Rabbitlike rodent : AGOUTI
49. Ornamental mats : DOILIES
54. Masochistic merriment : RUSSIANROULETTE
57. In other respects : ELSE
58. Scottish county or river : NAIRN
59. Bristle : SETA
60. Evian and Karlsbad : SPAS
61. Sanctuary for Thoreau : POND
62. Boris or Feodor : TSAR
Down
1. Expense share : ANTE
2. Small duck : TEAL
3. Veronica or Arthur : LAKE
4. Article : ITEM
5. Malay Archipelago island : BORNEO
6. Craggy crest : ARETE
7. Wife of Aegir : RAN
8. Combined in one body: Abbr. : INC
9. European wheat : SPELT
10. Soviet range : ALAI
11. PBS program : NOVA
12. "East of ___" : EDEN
15. Rule expressed by an equation : THEOREM
18. Rankle : FESTER
19. Work or boat follower : LOAD
23. Insertion mark : CARET
24. Babble : PRATE
25. Where Joan of Arc died : ROUEN
26. Chariot : ESSED
27. Is located : SITS
28. Portage vessel : CANOE
29. Not domesticated : FERAL
30. Hit the deck, in one sense : AROSE
31. Painter of "Four Apostles" : DURER
33. Château-Thierry's river : MARNE
34. Sprightly : PERT
36. Mendelssohn symphony: 1833 : ITALIAN
37. Eyebrow ___ : PENCIL
42. Nom de plume of Viaud : LOTI
43. Encircling : AROUND
44. Ploys : RUSES
45. Festoon : ADORN
46. God of war : ARES
47. Mouthful : GULP
48. Greek peak : OSSA
50. "___ we forget . . . " : LEST
51. Doctrinal suffixes : ITES
52. Singer James : ETTA
53. Catch on a gunlock : SEAR
55. Infant's daily break : NAP
56. ___ Branco, Brazil : RIO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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