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Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon

New York Times, Friday, August 10, 1979

Author:
Bernice Gordon
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, 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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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,867
Across
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Injury : HARM
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Spot of color : BLOB
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Grasp, with "onto" : LATCH
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Small wild ox : ANOA
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Dr. Zhivago's love : LARA
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City in Portugal : EVORA
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Game for children : HOPSCOTCH
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Point a weapon toward : AIMAT
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Haphazardly : ANYHOW
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Charms : ATTRACTS
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Fräulein's name : ILSE
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Brazilian coffee : SANTOS
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Yes man's specialty : ACCEDING
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Diamond or Sadaka : NEIL
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Donny and Marie : DUO
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Product of Detroit : SEDAN
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Gave out bit by bit : DOLED
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Fields of knowledge at college : ARTS
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Covered : ROBED
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"Death on the ___," 1978 film : NILE
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Assigns : METES
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Disk on a spur : ROWEL
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Zero : NIL
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Contents of a small bankroll : ONES
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Change for the worse, e.g. : REVERSAL
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Foot part : INSTEP
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Broad-topped hill : LOMA
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Golden Fleece seeker : ARGONAUT
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Take an unexpected trip : TUMBLE
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River into Bay of Biscay : LOIRE
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"Le Prophète" composer : MEYERBEER
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Capital of County Clare : ENNIS
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Amaryllis's relative : ALOE
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Archbishop of Canterbury: 1928–42 : LANG
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Western sights : MESAS
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___ serif (typeface) : SANS
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Edible root : EDDO
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Sunk fence : HAHA
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At another time : ANON
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Muscular : ROPY
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Golfer's No. 5 iron : MASHIE
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More disheveled : BLOWSIER
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Map line: Abbr. : LAT
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Killer whale : ORCA
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Money in Bangkok : BAHTS
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Like eminent scholars : LEARNED
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Field that interested Wiley Post : AVIATION
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Summer refresher : TOMCOLLINS
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Followers of auto, bureau, etc. : CRATS
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Bowlers : HATS
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Common ailments : COLDS
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Thrash : TAN
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Home of a biblical witch : ENDOR
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Style of furniture : ADAM
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What mountebanks' pills don't do : CURE
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Machines for some plantations : COTTONGINS
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Magda or Jolie, e.g. : GABOR
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Part of a stairway : NEWEL
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Kazan : ELIA
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Farmer's spot in an old song : DELL
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Parts of the brain : SENSORIA
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Votaries : DEVOTEES
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Rigidity : SETNESS
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Animal of Madagascar : LEMUR
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Red or Dead : SEA
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Walk aimlessly : RAMBLE
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Perfume base : IRONE
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Fearsome felines : PUMAS
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Standard of Turkey : ALEM
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Tissue : TELA
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Drop of perspiration : BEAD
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Furnish : LEND
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Therefore : ERGO
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Thither : YON

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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