Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon 

New York Times, Wednesday, January 28, 1987

Author: Bernice Gordon
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { F Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
Bernice Gordon has 81 pre-Shortz puzzles and 21 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York Times
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1. Mendicant's request : ALMS
5. Fiber from bananas : ABACA
10. Slightly open : AJAR
14. Jezebel's deity : BAAL
15. Fabric used by decorators : NINON
16. Actor Dastagir : SABU
17. Gold digger's benefactor : SUGARDADDY
19. Some Feds : TMEN
20. Different : DIVERSE
21. Sibelius's "Valse ___" : TRISTE
23. Flightless bird : EMU
24. Intrigue : SCHEME
26. Spheres of influence : DOMAINS
30. Forms a queue : LINESUP
33. Kneeling figure, in art : ORANT
34. Form of investment : ABOND
36. Navy V.I.P. : SNO
37. Engrossed : RAPT
38. Taken in : STUNG
39. Promise's partner : LICK
40. Under the weather : ILL
41. Film in which Jane Fonda won an Oscar : KLUTE
42. Pulitzer Prize writer: 1918 : POOLE
43. More squalid : SEEDIER
45. Type of wrench : SPANNER
47. Like the Dead Sea : SALINE
49. Blockhead : LUG
50. Working diligently : PLYING
52. Freed from refuse : TRASHED
56. Deserve : EARN
57. Bird of the South Pacific : HONEYEATER
60. Sulk : POUT
61. Growing out : ENATE
62. Virginia willow : ITEA
63. Spot : ESPY
64. Gave medicine to : DOSED
65. Cut of steak : RUMP
1. Liberal-arts degs. : ABS
2. Praise : LAUD
3. Epiphany trio : MAGI
4. Worker for an Amazon : SLAVEANT
5. Hit-___ driver : ANDRUN
6. Tendency : BIAS
7. Keith of the screen : ANDES
8. Cape or fish : COD
9. Porter's "___ Goes" : ANYTHING
10. "___ Goes By," 1931 song : ASTIME
11. Impromptu jazz performance : JAMSESSION
12. Incite : ABET
13. Mystical mark : RUNE
18. Let slacken : REMIT
22. Tear : REND
25. Genetic offshoots : CLONES
26. Day from Ohio : DORIS
27. Ecclesiastical wear : ORALE
28. Pancake topping : MAPLESYRUP
29. Father of Jupiter : SATURN
31. Sam, e.g. : UNCLE
32. Game of cards : POKER
35. However : BUT
38. Rode over snow : SLEIGHED
39. Unworldly intellectual : LONGHAIR
41. Drying furnace : KILN
42. That which refreshes : PAUSE
44. Choice : DAINTY
46. Enacted : PLAYED
48. Lab vessels : ETNAS
50. Le Moko : PEPE
51. Where Luang Prabang is : LAOS
53. Network of nerves : RETE
54. "___, Brute!" : ETTU
55. Believe : DEEM
58. Mrs. Lennon : ONO
59. What a fall guy takes : RAP

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