Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon 

New York Times, Tuesday, January 19, 1988

Author: Bernice Gordon
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Flavor : SAPOR
6. Caesar's partner : COCA
10. Snatch suddenly : GRAB
14. Island off Venezuela : ARUBA
15. Mil. truant : AWOL
16. Ingredient in succotash : LIMA
17. Henning forte : MAGIC
18. Punch-in time : NINE
19. Fruit drinks : ADES
20. Subordinate player : SECONDFIDDLE
23. Horned viper : ASP
26. Canine problem : MANGE
27. Cold-cut counters : DELIS
28. Twain's original surname : CLEMENS
30. Burns's denial : NAE
32. Break bread : EAT
33. Edible rootstock : TARO
34. Faith of the Moslems : ISLAM
36. Orchestra member : VIOLONCELLIST
42. "George White's Scandals," e.g. : REVUE
43. Kind of chamber : ECHO
45. Inside dope : TIP
48. First follower : AID
49. Tutor of Héloïse : ABELARD
52. Store : AMASS
54. De Valera : EAMON
56. Mire : MUD
57. Part of a parade : MARCHINGBAND
60. Woody's son : ARLO
61. Coarsely ground pulse : MEAL
62. Down source : EIDER
66. Mexican city : LEON
67. Laborer of yore : ESNE
68. Birthplace of St. Teresa : AVILA
69. Peut-___ (perhaps): Fr. : ETRE
70. Boris of Bulgaria : TSAR
71. Resign : DEMIT
1. TV's "My Sister ___" : SAM
2. Southern constellation : ARA
3. Small dog with a curly tail : PUG
4. Sashes in Nara : OBIS
5. Inflorescence on a stem : RACEME
6. Contrapuntal musical compositions : CANONS
7. Due : OWING
8. Contract : CONDENSE
9. Hebrew letter: Var. : ALEF
10. Area in the woods : GLADE
11. What Oedipus solved : RIDDLE
12. Pilot Earhart : AMELIA
13. Most lowdown : BASEST
21. Put up : CAN
22. Beau ___ : IDEAL
23. Pretend : ACT
24. Pole, for one : SLAV
25. Lovely girl : PERI
29. Othello, e.g. : MOOR
31. Entire : ALL
34. Diamonds, to a hood : ICE
35. Honey: Sp. : MIEL
37. Set of three hounds, in hunting : LEASH
38. Egg: Comb. form : OVI
39. State of undress : NUDENESS
40. Con man's ruse : SCAM
41. By means of, for short : THRU
44. Eccentric : ODD
45. Treat in Taxco : TAMALE
46. Turkish hospice : IMARET
47. Beauty ___ : PARLOR
49. "Journey Into Fear" author : AMBLER
50. Neckpiece : BOA
51. Group of nine : ENNEAD
53. Tidbit for tea : SCONE
55. Capital of Guam : AGANA
58. "___ a man . . . " : IMET
59. Emulate Phil Boggs : DIVE
63. Switch to low beam : DIM
64. Actor Wallach : ELI
65. Ship's deserter : RAT

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