Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon 

New York Times, Thursday, October 8, 1987

Author: Bernice Gordon
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0
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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Decline in value : SAG
4. Howled : BAYED
9. A solid : CUBE
13. Frenzied : AMOK
15. Call forth : EVOKE
16. Author Whitely : OPAL
17. In general : BYANDLARGE
19. Italian commune : ATRI
20. Character on a typewriter : ASTERISK
21. Former V.I.P.'s in Istanbul : PASHAS
23. "___ We Got Fun?" : AINT
24. Income for a Lourdes landlord : RENTE
25. Worn away : ERODED
28. Joins : CONNECTS
31. Kyoto coin : YEN
32. Yankee catcher : SALAS
34. Actor Leon : ERROL
35. Some mos. : OCTS
37. ___-law (a relative) : SONIN
39. Vital fluids : SERA
40. Calif. border lake : TAHOE
42. Shades : TONES
44. Lincoln's "Cap'n ___" : ERI
45. Attend the World Series, e.g. : SPECTATE
47. Become conscious : AWAKEN
49. Military bigwigs : BRASS
50. Three, to Hans : DREI
51. Chair parts : SPLATS
53. Systematic article : TREATISE
57. Roosted : ALIT
58. TV documentary: 1976-80 : INSEARCHOF
60. Wild Wilder : GENE
61. Rock projections : CRAGS
62. Limping : HALT
63. Twelve ___, "G.W.T.W." plantation : OAKS
64. Limestone region : KARST
65. John ___ Passos : DOS
1. Island in the West Indies : SABA
2. Alcott and Carter : AMYS
3. U.S.N.A. mascot : GOAT
4. Pope heroine et al. : BELINDAS
5. Cease!, at sea : AVAST
6. City on the Ouse : YORK
7. Hosp. procedure : EKG
8. Become more profound : DEEPEN
9. Good gift for a hostess : COASTERS
10. In hot water : UPTHECREEK
11. Vamp of the silents : BARA
12. Students at New Haven : ELIS
14. Work dough : KNEAD
18. Becomes sere : DRIES
22. Biographer Edwards : ANNE
24. Item for Menuhin : ROSIN
25. Islets : EYOTS
26. Tire or summary : RECAP
27. Out of order : ONTHEBLINK
28. Prau, e.g. : CANOE
29. ___ Annunziata, Italian resort : TORRE
30. Liquidated : SLAIN
33. Family of a 20's-30's tennis star : LOTTS
36. Xenophon's teacher : SOCRATES
38. Trouble spot : NEAREAST
41. Coup d'___ : ETAT
43. Assert as true : SWEAR
46. ___ as a dog : ASSICK
48. Gee chaser : AITCH
50. Bottom of the barrel : DREGS
51. Granulated starch : SAGO
52. Words from Belli : PLEA
53. Peter or Paul : TSAR
54. "If ___ a thousand sons . . . ": Shak. : IHAD
55. Vaughn role in " . . . U.N.C.L.E." : SOLO
56. Salamanders : EFTS
59. F.D.R.'s Blue Eagle : NRA

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