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Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon

New York Times, Thursday, August 11, 1983

Author:
Bernice Gordon
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { F J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 6, 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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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,329

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Across
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Direction in a cookbook : STIR
5
State in Brazil : BAHIA
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Night creatures : OWLS
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"Judith" composer : ARNE
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Type of investment : EBOND
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___-dieu (kneeling bench) : PRIE
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Painting in the Rijksmuseum, with "The" : NIGHTWATCH
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Pub order : PINT
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Genealogical book : PEERAGE
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Gnawed away : EROSE
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Rhine feeder : AAR
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Impudence : CRUST
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Bridal goods : DOWRIES
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Continued, as a subscription : RENEWED
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Pan : ROAST
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Group of three : TRINE
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Santa ___, Calif. : ANA
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Pay up : ANTE
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Extort : WREST
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Part of a grocery list : ITEM
39
Davis of song : MAC
40
Basso Cesare : SIEPI
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Yves's ink : ENCRE
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Depth charges : ASHCANS
44
Panza and others : SANCHOS
46
Revolutions : TURNS
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Small ape : LAR
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Republic of Africa : CONGO
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Eugénie, e.g. : EMPRESS
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American suffragist and reformer : HOWE
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He has time on his hands : WATCHMAKER
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Eye part : UVEA
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Swelling : EDEMA
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Bound to happen : SURE
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Blackbird of Europe : MERL
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Arnaz, senior and junior : DESIS
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Sign on a highway : EATS
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___ Jacinto : SAN
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Take quick, light steps : TRIP
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Soprano Borkh : INGE
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Prepare for opening night : REHEARSE
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Take care! : BEWARE
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"With ___ of masks . . . ": Benét : ABAG
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Table d'___ : HOTE
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Business abbr. : INC
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Follower : ADHERENT
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Combat : OPPOSE
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This comes with a band : WRISTWATCH
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Note : LINE
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Prescribe : SET
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Peculiarity : TRAIT
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Finnish canto : RUNE
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Emotional event : CRISIS
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Kyd product : DRAMA
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Mrs. Chaplin's namesakes : OONAS
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Sentry's lookout : WATCHTOWER
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Accent : STRESS
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Month in Madrid : ENERO
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Women of rank : DAMES
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North Pole discoverer's monogram : REP
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Sifted : WINNOWED
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Multiply : INCREASE
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Marionette maker : SARG
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Supply with weapons : ENARM
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Wedge-shaped : CUNEAL
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Letters from Crete : ALPHAS
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Sheltered inlet : COVE
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Vous ___ : ETES
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Year McKinley died : MCMI
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Jaeger : SKUA
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Muralist from Spain : SERT
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Top sound : HUM
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Author of "Fables in Slang" : ADE
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Thing, in law : RES

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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