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

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 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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