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Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon

New York Times, Wednesday, June 25, 1980

Author:
Bernice Gordon
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Bernice Gordon has 126 pre-Shortz puzzles and 21 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,187

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Across
1
Cudgel : DRUB
5
Shrub of the olive family : LILAC
10
___ Alto : PALO
14
German article : EINE
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Relative of an anaconda : ABOMA
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Archeological find : RUIN
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Collection of verse: 13th century : EDDA
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Realm of hoods : UNDERWORLD
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Took a fast look : PEEKED
22
Near and dear : INTIMATE
23
Like Elizabeth : REGAL
25
End: Comb. form : TELO
26
Strips : DISROBES
29
Prescribed ceremony : RITUAL
33
Hts. : ALTS
34
Where Luang Prabang is : LAOS
36
Musical direction : LENTO
37
Gehrig or Groza : LOU
38
How to roll along : MERRILY
40
Day, in Málaga : DIA
41
" . . . an ___ war": F.D.R. : ENDTO
43
Goose of Hawaii : NENE
44
Merge : MELD
45
She wrote "The Nine Tailors" : SAYERS
47
Lays out a new course : RECHARTS
49
Greek letters : ETAS
51
Printers' orders : STETS
52
Outstrip : DISTANCE
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Harmonious : UNITED
59
Entrepreneur : UNDERTAKER
61
Land of Solomon's day : SABA
62
Hitchcock's "___ Window" : REAR
63
Sharp crested ridge : ARETE
64
Dessert made of egg whites and fruit pulp : SNOW
65
Solicits : ASKS
66
Feast on the first night of Passover : SEDER
67
Site of the tree of life : EDEN
Down
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Profound : DEEP
2
Play well, in jazz lingo : RIDE
3
Actor waiting for a break : UNDERSTUDY
4
Lab equipment : BEAKERS
5
Praiseworthy : LAUDABLE
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___-Saud : IBN
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City in Calif. : LODI
8
Catkin : AMENT
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Plains man : CARTER
10
Further : PROMOTE
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Subtle stimulus : AURA
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Buoyant movement : LILT
13
Wave: Fr. : ONDE
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With cunning : WILILY
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Self-esteem : EGO
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Discover : LEARN
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Evans and Robertson : DALES
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Actress Massey : ILONA
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More tender : SORER
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See : UNDERSTAND
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With lance in hand : ATILT
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Colt charges : LOADS
35
Functions in trig : SINES
38
Vessel for a pestle : MORTAR
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Part-time member of a college faculty : LECTURER
42
Wobbles : TEETERS
44
Contemporary of Picasso : MATISSE
46
Clara and Maria : SANTAS
48
Layer : HEN
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Kind of crow or head : SCARE
52
___ mater : DURA
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Chemical suffixes : INES
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Part of the U.S.A. : SDAK
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Supplemented, with "out" : EKED
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Central American tree : EBOE
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Aurora : DAWN
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Nice summer : ETE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 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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