Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon 

New York Times, Wednesday, October 9, 1991

Author: Bernice Gordon
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
Bernice Gordon has 80 pre-Shortz puzzles and 20 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Use a whip : LASH
5. Author of "The Seven Lady Godivas" : SEUSS
10. Autocrat : TSAR
14. Xiamen's former name : AMOY
15. Dripping : ALEAK
16. Gudrun's husband : ATLI
17. Milieu of Moran and Mack : VAUDEVILLE
19. Item on a seafood menu : CRAB
20. Make rough or harsh : ASPERATE
21. Removes to a distance : ELOINS
23. United : ONE
24. Dance of the jazz age : STOMP
25. Hope follower : CHEST
28. Edifying : ELEVATED
31. ___ la Paix : RUEDE
32. Music for a movie : SCORE
33. Devon river : EXE
34. Gossip-column tidbit : ITEM
35. Geological areas : BELTS
36. Put on a pound or two : GAIN
37. ___-de-sac (blind alley) : CUL
38. Wild water buffaloes : ARNAS
39. Zestful : GUSTY
40. His glass is half full : OPTIMIST
42. Apples and pears : POMES
43. Clay used for building : ADOBE
44. Joanne of films : DRU
45. Site of Forbes A.F.B. : TOPEKA
47. Like Fosdick : FEARLESS
52. Harp at La Scala : ARPA
53. Hootchy-kootchy's kin : BELLYDANCE
55. "___ no kick . . . " : IGET
56. Permission : LEAVE
57. Half hitch, e.g. : KNOT
58. Instrument for King David : LYRE
59. Funny Fudd : ELMER
60. Roadside sign : EATS
1. Pelée output : LAVA
2. Japanese pearlers : AMAS
3. Dinner beginner : SOUP
4. Spencer Tracy role: 1941 : HYDE
5. Sage : SAVANT
6. Meritocracy : ELITE
7. River in Zaire : UELE
8. "Erie Canal" mule : SAL
9. Small iceboats : SKEETERS
10. Crosby's birthplace : TACOMA
11. Ecdysiast's forte : STRIPTEASE
12. Astronaut Shepard : ALAN
13. Marks with ridges : RIBS
18. Irregular : EROSE
22. Segal's "___ Story" : LOVE
24. Casino machines : SLOTS
25. Clown : CUTUP
26. Kind of dancer : HEELTAPPER
27. Deg. for a teacher : EDM
28. Brilliant success : ECLAT
29. Egresses : EXITS
30. Gainsay : DENY
31. Rich, to Ricardo : RICO
32. Import : SENSE
35. Venal : BRIBABLE
36. Chicle : GUM
38. Frenzied : AMOK
39. Fruit of the calabash : GOURD
41. Think up : IDEATE
42. Orison : PRAYER
44. Do intensive research : DELVE
45. Shadow : TAIL
46. Drunken revelry : ORGY
47. Humbug : FLAM
48. Superior, e.g. : LAKE
49. Resort in Sicily : ENNA
50. Rob Roy was one : SCOT
51. Clutches of eggs : SETS
54. Kingklip : EEL

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