Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon 

New York Times, Thursday, October 4, 1984

Author: Bernice Gordon
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { G J K W Y Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 3, XRef: 0
Bernice Gordon has 81 pre-Shortz puzzles and 21 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Meal : REPAST
7. Francesca's ill-fated lover : PAOLO
12. Mother of Galahad : ELAINE
13. A star's part : LEADROLE
16. Wall St. bear : SELLER
17. Parceled out : ALLOTTED
18. Egg: Comb. form : OVI
19. Salad plants : ENDIVES
21. Figure on a clock : III
22. Maiden : LASS
24. Sea duck : EIDER
25. Saint-Michel, e.g. : MONT
26. Public storehouse : ETAPE
28. "___ any drop to drink": Coleridge : NOR
29. Layers : HENS
30. Native of a Black Sea port : ODESSAN
32. What sometimes flies : FUR
33. University head : RECTOR
34. Plain : COMMON
37. One of the Ritters : TEX
38. Evangelist's warning : PREPARE
39. Round Table knight : BORS
41. Waitress in Mel's diner : FLO
42. Earl, the jazz pianist and conductor : HINES
44. "Utopia" author : MORE
45. Gall : BRASS
47. County in Florida : DADE
48. Baseball stat. : ERA
49. Prefabricated shelter : QUONSET
51. Dressler role : MIN
52. Right to demand payment : RECOURSE
54. Hindu VIP's : RANEES
56. Heroic people : VALIANTS
57. Strip a whale's blubber : FLENSE
58. Avian food : SEEDS
59. Walter and Winfield : SCOTTS
1. Do a cobbler's job : RESOLE
2. Farmer's grain ___ : ELEVATOR
3. Line of cliffs : PALISADE
4. Trouble : AIL
5. Snicker's partner : SNEE
6. Alloy of lead and tin : TERNE
7. More washed out : PALER
8. Stirs : ADOS
9. Scrap : ORT
10. Sunburn aid : LOTION
11. Liquid parts of fat : OLEINS
13. Applied to the surface : LAIDON
14. Young eel : ELVER
15. Blue-pencil : EDIT
20. Moslem's coin : DINAR
23. Banquo at Macbeth's banquet : SPECTRE
25. Fanciful fountain figure : MERMAID
27. Creator of the Moffats : ESTES
29. Skeptic's sound : HUMPH
31. Fenway Park team, for short : SOX
32. Burr, to Hamilton : FOE
34. Grammy-winner Christopher: 1980 : CROSS
35. Embellish : ORNAMENT
36. Most destitute : NEEDIEST
38. British Comets, e.g. : PLANES
39. The north wind : BOREAS
40. Forecaster : ORACLE
41. Four-time Pulitzer Prize winner : FROST
43. Meanings : SENSES
44. TV host ___ Griffin : MERV
45. He was a cotter's son : BURNS
46. Feudal workers : SERFS
49. Block of type metal : QUAD
50. Nursery necessity : TALC
53. Goose, in Grenoble : OIE
55. Classic preceder : NEO

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