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Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon

New York Times, Monday, August 5, 1991

Author:
Bernice Gordon
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 305 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Bernice Gordon has 126 pre-Shortz puzzles and 21 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,245
Across
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Sailor's mop : SWAB
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Tree-climbing civet : RASSE
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Margaret Truman's "Murder at the ___" : FBI
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City in Kan. : IOLA
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Vest : WESKIT
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Shutout spoiler : RUN
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Admirer of Gallic people : FRANCOPHILE
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Transport in Genesis : ARK
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Clooney hit: 1955 : TENDERLY
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Tall and slim : RANGY
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Suburb of Paris : ISSY
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Kind of barrier : SONIC
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Worn out : EFFETE
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Corrective : REMEDIAL
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Concealed : PERDU
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Telegram : WIRE
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The Charles's pet : ASTA
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Whoopi's role in "Ghost" : ODA
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Kind of cream : SHAVING
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Short-legged horse : COB
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Finished : DONE
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Covered-wagon team : OXEN
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Hersey's town in Italy : ADANO
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Weigh down : ENCUMBER
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Hot dog : WIENER
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Hunter on high : ORION
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___ Blanc : MONT
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Hope-chest fabric : LINEN
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Perrine and Bertinelli : VALERIES
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Baba, the woodcutter : ALI
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Symphony in D minor composer : CESARFRANCK
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Orel's stream : OKA
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Casts out : EGESTS
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Actress Witherspoon : CORA
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Juan or Jose : SAN
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Loco : DOTTY
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Carpentry item : TNUT
Down
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Prepare flour : SIFT
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Had on : WORE
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Comical King : ALAN
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Tossed from side to side : BANDIED
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Answer : REPLY
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Deadly pale : ASHY
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Emulate Phil Mahre : SKI
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Part of R.S.V.P. : SIL
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Forever, in verse : ETERNE
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Order founded in Assisi: 1209 : FRANCISCAN
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Walled town : BURG
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Very dark : INKY
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In a poorer state : WORSE
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Hand covering for Roman boxers : CESTUS
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Role for Price : AIDA
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Canary's cousin : SERIN
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Foretoken : OMEN
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Lyric poem : EPODE
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" . . . grown by what it ___": Hamlet : FEDON
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Native of Hesse : FRANCONIAN
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"The ___," 1984 film : RIVER
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Make amends : ATONE
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Toil : LABOR
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Pallid : WAXEN
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Rider of the rails : HOBO
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Louganis feat : GAINER
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Seine feeder : EURE
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Take away : DETRACT
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Finely chopped : MINCED
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Eats greedily : WOLFS
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Oscar-winning Borgnine part : MARTY
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Vientiane is its capital : LAOS
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Actress-writer Chase : ILKA
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Immense : VAST
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Privy to : INON
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Yellowish gray : ECRU
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Three-handed card game : SKAT
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Alter follower : EGO
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Mount a diamond : SET

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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