Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon 

New York Times, Wednesday, December 8, 1982

Author: Bernice Gordon
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { H J K Q V X Y }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 2, Spans: 2
Bernice Gordon has 80 pre-Shortz puzzles and 21 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Play quoits : TOSS
5. Speak with a whine : BLEAT
10. Nonchalant : GLIB
14. Baseball family name : ALOU
15. Diurnal bird : EAGLE
16. Function : ROLE
17. Promissory notes, e.g. : COMMERCIALPAPER
20. Stamps : TRAMPLES
21. One of the Setons : ERNEST
22. With no alterations : ASIS
23. Last remaining part : DREG
24. "Iron Pants" : PATTON
27. Changed the baby : DIAPERED
31. To the point at issue : ADREM
32. Lamentations : MOANS
33. Kind of drum : EAR
34. Luang Prabang is here : LAOS
35. Counsels : WARNS
36. Moreno : RITA
37. Freudian topic : EGO
38. Home of 15 Across : AERIE
39. Star in Cygnus : DENEB
40. Mali or Togo : REPUBLIC
42. Sandburg poem : LOSERS
43. ___ bene : NOTA
44. Pungency : SALT
45. On a par with : BESIDE
48. Treat with wool grease : LANOLIZE
52. Monetary aids used while traveling : LETTERSOFCREDIT
54. City named for an Indian group : ERIE
55. First name in cosmetics : ESTEE
56. Forwarded : SENT
57. Promise : WORD
58. Type of believer : DEIST
59. Judicious : SAGE
1. Savoir-faire : TACT
2. Swan genus : OLOR
3. Vine of the milkweed family : SOMA
4. Adds together : SUMMATES
5. He wrote "God Bless America" : BERLIN
6. Gives zest to a drink : LACES
7. Auspices : EGIS
8. In the manner of : ALA
9. Aids to aerial navigation : TELERANS
10. Red of Forksville, Pa. : GRANGE
11. Easy gait : LOPE
12. ___ du Vent (the Windwards) : ILES
13. Emcee Convy : BERT
18. ___ Downs : EPSOM
19. Gets ready for an exam : PREPS
23. Actress Ladd : DIANE
24. More colorless : PALER
25. Saying : ADAGE
26. Kind of carrier : TROOP
27. Greek architectural order : DORIC
28. Roi's mate : REINE
29. Horner or Sprat : EATER
30. Small amounts : DRABS
32. Song from "West Side Story" : MARIA
35. Writhed; tumbled : WELTERED
36. Discontented : RESTLESS
38. Home : ABODE
39. Sorrow : DOLOR
41. Part of U.A.R. : UNITED
42. Surgical instrument : LANCET
44. Sutton targets : SAFES
45. Muffed : BLEW
46. Saarinen : EERO
47. Cookbook direction : STIR
48. Author of "Mon Frère Yves" : LOTI
49. Impression : IDEA
50. Enthusiasm : ZING
51. Major follower : ETTE
53. London-to-Le Havre dir. : SSE

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