Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon 

New York Times, Wednesday, October 26, 1988

Author:Bernice Gordon
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J W X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, 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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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Southampton shindig : BASH
5. Disturbances : RIOTS
10. Salt tree of India : ATLE
14. Kind of chamber : ECHO
15. Bar at the bar : ESTOP
16. Table game : POOL
17. Campbell's "___ Cowboy" : RHINESTONE
19. ___ rock : PUNK
20. Military brass : GENERALS
21. Disinclined : AVERSE
23. Math term : SINE
24. Father of Paris : PRIAM
25. Using an ottoman : SEATED
28. Supplant : DISPLACE
31. N–R connection : OPQ
32. Canary's cousin : SERIN
34. Saddle, in Roma : SELLA
35. Cat or mouse, e.g. : NOUN
37. Judicial opinions : DICTA
39. Per ___ : DIEM
40. Robin of ballads : ADAIR
42. Gab and song followers : FESTS
44. Denial in Glasgow : NAE
45. Odds and ends of fabrics : REMNANTS
47. Spuds : TATERS
49. Sponsorship : AEGIS
50. Large, game fish : CERO
51. ___ du jour (menus) : CARTES
53. Device on a bomb : TIMEFUSE
57. Theatrical award : OBIE
58. Material for a necklace : SEEDPEARLS
60. Actor Wilder : GENE
61. Irish rebel-nationalist : EMMET
62. Region in Spain : LEON
63. British carbine : STEN
64. Approaches : NEARS
65. "Abide With Me" composer : LYTE
1. Nautical hazard : BERG
2. Pine : ACHE
3. Area of the leg : SHIN
4. Like Abe : HONEST
5. Used an abrasive again : RESANDED
6. Basketry fiber : ISTLE
7. Siouans : OTOS
8. The world of fashion : TON
9. Asparagus shoots : SPEARS
10. Took to a higher court : APPEALED
11. An October birthstone : TOURMALINE
12. Two thespian Chaneys : LONS
13. Sommer of the screen : ELKE
18. Hurons' cousins : ERIES
22. Bigwigs : VIPS
24. Half ___ (little people) : PINTS
25. Navigation apparatus : SONAR
26. Lyric verse : EPODE
27. Pastel hue : AQUAMARINE
28. Prepares vegetables, in a way : DICES
29. Net : CLEAR
30. Soprano Emma : EAMES
33. Geological faults : RIFTS
36. Score minus one : NINETEEN
38. Essays : ATTEMPTS
41. Temper tantrum : RAGE
43. Ganges garb: Var. : SAREE
46. ___ hut (prefabricated shelter) : NISSEN
48. "Soar not too high ___ . . . ": Massinger : TOFALL
50. Type of vinegar : CIDER
51. Vital parts : COGS
52. Incite : ABET
53. Melodic subject for Muti : TEMA
54. Nobelist in Chemistry: 1934 : UREY
55. Place for a quarter : SLOT
56. Feudal workman : ESNE
59. Bobby Burns's uncle : EME

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