Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon 

New York Times, Thursday, October 27, 1983

Author: Bernice Gordon
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.89, Missing: { J K Q }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 0
Bernice Gordon has 80 pre-Shortz puzzles and 20 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Afire : LIT
4. Catch : BAG
7. Fragrant compound : ESTER
12. Medial quantity : AVERAGE
14. Modified : ALTERED
16. Keep watch on : MONITOR
17. Day that Durocher married : LARAINE
18. Soup : BROTH
19. Battleship destroyed in 1898 : MAINE
21. Like Marvell's mistress : COY
22. Since: Scot. : SYNE
23. City in Nigeria : IBADAN
25. Catapult ammo : STONES
28. Malone of the 76ers : MOSES
32. Cry of contempt : BOO
35. Roberts : ORAL
36. Loni Anderson, e.g. : BLONDE
37. Garb : APPAREL
39. Minting of money : COINAGE
40. They come in flights : STAIRS
41. Admonish : WARN
42. Workout loc. : GYM
43. One-time Italian coins : SOLDI
44. Have amnesia : FORGET
46. Name of eight post-Norman kings : EDWARD
48. Rooms in a harem : ODAS
52. Get-up-and-go : VIM
55. "The Prisoner of ___": Hope : ZENDA
56. Live from day to day : EXIST
57. Fatty : ADIPOSE
59. Act as an agent : MEDIATE
61. Caligula and Nero : TYRANTS
62. Circular Greek letter : OMICRON
63. Easy gaits : LOPES
64. Wife of Amen-Ra : MUT
65. Jan.–Dec. periods : YRS
1. Charles and Mary : LAMBS
2. Africa's ___ Coast : IVORY
3. Projecting part, in carpentry : TENON
4. English spa : BATH
5. Past : AGO
6. Embryonic : GERMINAL
7. Beast with twisted horns : ELAND
8. Make more efficient : STREAMLINE
9. Congou, e.g. : TEA
10. Actor Porter : ERIC
11. Site for certain bandits : RENO
13. Bar mitzvahs, e.g. : RITES
14. Type of writ : ALIAS
15. Ottoman official of yore : DEY
20. First shepherd : ABEL
24. Time of day : NOON
26. Belt of the earth : TORRIDZONE
27. Mine finds : ORES
29. Stump of a tooth : SNAG
30. Tense : EDGY
31. Appear : SEEM
32. Deep tone : BASS
33. Vision: Comb. form : OPTO
34. Geyserite : OPAL
36. Court name : BORG
38. ___-mémoire (memorandum) : AIDE
39. Plant with spicy or medicinal seeds : CARDAMOM
41. This was "in the beginning" : WORD
44. Temples of yore : FANES
45. Poisonous : TOXIC
47. Rebecca and Benjamin : WESTS
49. Pepys work : DIARY
50. Former N.Y.C. hotel : ASTOR
51. Some carbines : STENS
52. Container for wine : VAT
53. Romantic interlude : IDYL
54. Contemporary of Chagall : MIRO
56. Blue-pencil : EDIT
58. Soft food : PAP
60. Rhea's cousin : EMU

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