Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon 

New York Times, Wednesday, January 11, 1989

Author: Bernice Gordon
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q V W Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Bernice Gordon has 80 pre-Shortz puzzles and 20 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Gooseneck : LAMP
5. Standardbred at Yonkers : PACER
10. A.B.A. members : ATTS
14. Sandarac tree : ARAR
15. Capri and Ischia: It. : ISOLE
16. Mother of Hera : RHEA
17. Fortress : STRONGHOLD
19. Pitcher Hershiser : OREL
20. Representation : SYMBOL
21. Having feelings : SENTIENT
23. Deceives : LIES
25. Requires : NEEDS
26. Author of "Black Oxen" : ATHERTON
30. ___ in (collects) : CASHES
33. Airport, for short : DROME
34. Thwacks : LICKS
36. Baseball's Mel : OTT
37. Measures for wire : MILS
38. Sets right : FIXES
39. Pinter creation : PLAY
40. Close : END
41. Friend of Standish : ALDEN
42. Earp's star : BADGE
43. Snuggle up : NESTLE
45. Puts emphasis on : STRESSES
47. Pays, as a bill : FOOTS
49. Grade : SORT
50. Manufacturers' output : PRODUCTS
53. Indolent : OTIOSE
57. Air: Comb. form : AERI
58. Be left with the entire blame : HOLDTHEBAG
60. Charge per unit : RATE
61. Baffle : ELUDE
62. Berlin creation : SONG
63. Old English letters : EDHS
64. Carried on : RAGED
65. Koppel and Husing : TEDS
1. Young lady : LASS
2. Ostentatious, in a way : ARTY
3. Madam, in Dogpatch : MARM
4. Things to be solved : PROBLEMS
5. Sow's baby : PIGLET
6. Tough timber tree : ASH
7. Dove sounds : COOS
8. Burstyn of the screen : ELLEN
9. Bigoted hicks : REDNECKS
10. Calla lilies, e.g. : AROIDS
11. Entrances : THRESHOLDS
12. Harold of the comics : TEEN
13. River in Ariz. : SALT
18. Black, to Brigitte : NOIRE
22. Assam and keemun : TEAS
24. Reliable : SOLID
26. Madison Ave. figures : ADMEN
27. Threefold : TRINE
28. Speaks in public : HOLDSFORTH
29. Puts thumbs down : NIXES
31. Story, in St.-Lô : ETAGE
32. Eye ailments : STYES
35. Pennies : CENTS
38. Ala.-born actress Louise ___ : FLETCHER
39. Most pallid : PASTIEST
41. Surname of three baseball brothers : ALOU
42. Wharf space for a liner : BERTH
44. Small flycatchers : TODIES
46. Firmly established : ROOTED
48. Garb for Caesar's wife : STOLA
50. Cut off : PARE
51. What to do between the lines : READ
52. Hit hard : SLUG
54. Hautboy : OBOE
55. Kind of dollar or storm : SAND
56. ___-and-bacon (toadflax) : EGGS
59. A.E.S. opponent : DDE

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