New York Times, Monday, September 14, 2009

Author: Bernice Gordon
Editor: Will Shortz
Bernice Gordon
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQWX} This is puzzle # 141 for Ms. Gordon. NYT links: Across Lite

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All the daily crosswords this week, Monday through Saturday, are by puzzlemakers who have been contributing to The Times for more than 50 years. Bernice Gordon, 95, of Philadelphia, had her first Sunday crossword published on January 23, 1955. Her first weekday puzzle appeared three years earlier. She is the oldest known puzzlemaker in the newspaper's history.
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Across Down
1. Home : ABODE
6. If A > B and B > C, then A > C, e.g. : LOGIC
11. '60s hallucinogen : LSD
14. Subtraction from a bank account : DEBIT
15. Cage or Penn : ACTOR
16. Teardrop's starting point : EYE
17. Film director's sound? : OLIVERSTONE
19. Massachusetts' Cape ___ : ANN
20. Nun from Ávila : STTERESA
21. "Goodness gracious!" : MERCY
23. Genetic letters : RNA
24. Bard of ___ : AVON
26. Birth control advocate's fury? : MARGARETSANGER
33. Architect Saarinen : ELIEL
34. Old photo tint : SEPIA
35. How some mail-order packages arrive, for short : COD
37. Puts on : DONS
38. Barcelona's home : SPAIN
39. Amount between all and none : SOME
40. U.S.N. officer : ENS
41. Coin toss call : TAILS
42. 1998 Disney film set in China : MULAN
43. Jazz pianist's court appearance? : GEORGESHEARING
46. X-ray vision blocker : LEAD
47. Letter after wye : ZEE
48. Bamboo-eating animal : PANDA
51. Words of longing : IMISSYOU
56. 55-Down's cold war foe : USA
57. Comedian's parents? : TOMSMOTHERS
60. Ullmann from Norway : LIV
61. Submit one's tax return via computer : EFILE
62. Horses with speckled coats : ROANS
63. Wages : PAY
64. 7/4/1776 and 12/7/1941, e.g. : DATES
65. This, that and the ___ : OTHER
1. Foofaraws : ADOS
2. Alternative to suspenders : BELT
3. News item listing surviving kin : OBIT
4. Branches off : DIVERGES
5. Everlasting : ETERNAL
6. Lad's mate : LASS
7. Eight: Prefix : OCTA
8. Classic muscle car : GTO
9. Charged particle : ION
10. Onetime center of Italian violin manufacture : CREMONA
11. Edward who wrote humorous verse : LEAR
12. Working well together, after "in" : SYNC
13. Say no to : DENY
18. Derrière : REAR
22. Where London is: Abbr. : ENG
24. Venomous, as a snake : ASPISH
25. Conceited : VAIN
26. Ancient Persian : MEDE
27. "Get ___ Little Dogies" : ALONG
28. Get the soap out : RINSE
29. Caught sight of : ESPIED
30. Dabbling ducks : TEALS
31. Bacteria in a breakout : ECOLI
32. Not italic : ROMAN
36. China's ___ Xiaoping : DENG
38. Chronicle : SAGA
39. It's guaranteed to hit the mark : SURESHOT
41. Dealt with, as an injury : TREATED
42. Eminent conductor : MAESTRO
44. Antiquated : OLD
45. Basso Pinza : EZIO
48. Solid parts of orange juice : PULP
49. It's east of Europe : ASIA
50. Armada : NAVY
51. Capri, for one : ISLE
52. Sras. : Mexico :: ___ : France : MMES
53. Opposite of nah : YEAH
54. French department : ORNE
55. 56-Across's cold war foe : USSR
58. Three ___ kind : OFA
59. Sch. near Harvard : MIT

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