Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon 

New York Times, Thursday, February 13, 1986

Author: Bernice Gordon
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 2, XRef: 0
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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Annoy : MOLEST
7. One of the trades : WELDING
14. Michener book : IBERIA
15. Of small spaces : AREOLAR
16. Place for a stalagmite : CAVERN
17. River, Falls and Fort : NIAGARAS
19. One or more : ANY
20. London commercial area : EASTEND
22. Australian bird : EMU
23. Move gradually : EDGE
24. Formosa today : TAIWAN
26. They didn't stay at Shea : JETS
29. Takes on : EMPLOYS
32. Lean for support : ABUT
33. Ruffle one's feathers : RILE
34. Excellent, to a jazzman : SOLID
38. Sport started in Persia : POLO
39. Find fault : NAG
40. Spirit : LIFE
41. Lake in Finland, to Swedes : ENARE
43. Nagpur nanny : AYAH
45. Actor Andrews : DANA
46. Battologize : ITERATE
48. Industrialist von Skoda : EMIL
49. Rotten : ADDLED
52. Dr. Ménière's specialty : EARS
54. Capek classic : RUR
55. Lighten : RELIEVE
58. Hunter of films : KIM
61. Household necessity : CLEANSER
63. Money in Portugal : ESCUDO
65. Card game : CANASTA
66. First word of a popular hymn : NEARER
67. Copy : EMULATE
68. Run of luck : STREAK
1. Transparent mineral : MICA
2. Port on the Firth of Lorne : OBAN
3. Carry on, as war : LEVY
4. Before, to the Bard : ERE
5. Begot : SIRED
6. Woodland bird : TANAGER
7. Desire : WANT
8. Canal at Albany : ERIE
9. Rough shelter : LEANTO
10. Sultry weather : DOGDAYS
11. Labor group: Abbr. : ILA
12. River of Poland : NAREW
13. Pasture grass : GRAMA
18. Tanning agent : SUN
21. Conference : SEMINAR
23. Resort town in Portugal : ESTORIL
25. Wagnerian heroine et al. : ISOLDES
26. Make fun of : JAPE
27. Extremely dark : EBON
28. ___ Finklea (Cyd Charisse) : TULA
30. Beach, in Barcelona : PLAYA
31. Heir : LEGATEE
35. Author O'Flaherty : LIAM
36. District of Morocco : IFNI
37. Something to make : DEAL
42. Like Rome : ETERNAL
44. Firmament : HEAVENS
47. Capital of the Macedonian kings : EDESSA
49. Part of a circle : ARC
50. Sweet Spanish wine : DULCE
51. Build airy castles : DREAM
53. Adjust a clock : RESET
56. European native : LETT
57. Dies ___ : IRAE
58. City near Hiroshima : KURE
59. Noumenon : IDEA
60. Robin Williams role : MORK
62. Babylonian sky god : ANU
64. Bentley, e.g. : CAR

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