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Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon

New York Times, Thursday, July 24, 1986

Author:
Bernice Gordon
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 251 (avg 1.30)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, 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.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,407

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Across
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Group up to no good : GANG
5
Buffet dish : SALAD
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Cake trimmer : ICER
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Mountain range in the U.S.S.R. : ALAI
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Clientele : TRADE
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Garment worn in Guntur : SARI
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Eugene Field duelist : GINGHAMDOG
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Earthenware container : OLLA
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Fancy whatnots : ETAGERES
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Virus transmitted by animals : RABIES
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Like George Apley : LATE
24
Block of glacial ice : SERAC
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In addition : ASWELL
28
A pigweed : BEETROOT
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Less than adequate : POOR
32
"La Vie ___," Piaf song : ENROSE
34
Acct. : CPA
35
Cather's "___ Lady" : ALOST
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Obligatory letters : IOU
38
Word with case or well : STAIR
40
Mountain pass : COL
41
Heller's "Good ___" : ASGOLD
44
Sicilian landmark : ETNA
45
Won the support of : ENLISTED
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Lowers in prestige : ABASES
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River in the Netherlands : YSSEL
50
Duration : TERM
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Short-tailed monkey : BABOON
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Stringed instruments of Japan : SAMISENS
57
Walter of films : ABEL
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Rabbit : COTTONTAIL
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Alum : GRAD
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Entomb : INURN
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Noble family line which ended in 1803 : ESTE
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Father : SIRE
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Lorenzo of "Falcon Crest" : LAMAS
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Foretell : READ
Down
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Kind of plum : GAGE
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Came to earth : ALIT
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The Darlings' dog : NANA
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Those who laugh foolishly : GIGGLERS
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Shock : STARTLE
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Napoleon's Grande ___ : ARMEE
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Striplings : LADS
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Pother : ADO
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Academic titles : DEGREES
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Line on a map : ISOBAR
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Kin of the opponent of 17 Across : CALICOCATS
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Whodunit name : ERLE
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Narrow inlets : RIAS
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Mend : HEAL
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Comedian Johnson's namesakes : ARTES
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A Korean capital since 1948 : SEOUL
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Rapidly : APACE
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Athenian lawgiver : SOLON
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Caterpillar : WOOLLYBEAR
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Worry : BROOD
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State one's view : OPINE
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" . . . once through ___ halls": Moore : TARAS
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Thespian Bruce : NIGEL
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Italian poet: 1544–95 : TASSO
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Truck driver : TEAMSTER
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Kind of printing process : STENCIL
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Guardian spirits : DAEMONS
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A role for Flagstad : ISOLDE
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Type of stout cloth : BRIN
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Czechoslovakia's ___ Mountains : TATRA
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Grips : BAGS
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Shelter : ABRI
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Partly fermented grape juice : STUM
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Let up : EASE
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Silent-film star Naldi : NITA
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Pung : SLED
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Actress Munson : ONA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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