Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon 

New York Times, Wednesday, February 8, 1989

Author:Bernice Gordon
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Bernice Gordon has 80 pre-Shortz puzzles and 20 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Blow one's own horn : BRAG
5. Rabbits' tails : SCUTS
10. Señora : DAMA
14. The monk parrot : LORO
15. " . . . and nothing more ___": Dowson : TOSEE
16. Singer Clapton : ERIC
17. Of the third syllable from the end : ANTEPENULTIMATE
20. Flavorful bark : SASSAFRAS
21. I.o.u.'s : DEBTS
22. Afrikaans : TAAL
23. Kind of soup : PEA
24. Go to a meeting : ATTEND
27. Damaging remark : SLANDER
31. Pertaining to bees : APIAN
32. Volga feeder : OKA
33. Rita Hayworth's Khan : ALY
34. Construction frowned on by some purists : SPLITINFINITIVE
39. Cheer in Córdoba : OLE
40. Ump's kin : REF
41. Distances of Ryun's races : MILES
42. Minuteman's foe : REDCOAT
45. Compensates : REPAYS
47. Member of a fraternal order : ELK
48. Comic Jay : LENO
49. Red-headed screen star : OHARA
52. Dixie decision: 1861 : SECESSION
57. What the is : DEFINITEARTICLE
59. Historical periods : ERAS
60. Michelangelo's "Slave," e.g. : TORSO
61. Actress Nettleton : LOIS
62. Order for roast beef : RARE
63. Kilns : OASTS
64. Turk's-head or sheepshank : KNOT
1. Lesage's Gil ___ : BLAS
2. Author Jaffe : RONA
3. Part of B.F.A. : ARTS
4. Departs : GOES
5. German-born actor Schnabel : STEFAN
6. Author of "The Rover" : CONRAD
7. Commonplace : USUAL
8. Some messages: Abbr. : TELS
9. Defeat a bridge bid : SET
10. Abase : DEMEAN
11. Spirited horse : ARAB
12. Necessity for a catcher : MITT
13. Golf rarities : ACES
18. ___ leather : PATENT
19. Notion : IDEA
23. Marshall ___ : PLAN
24. Granny Smith is one : APPLE
25. Like many bathroom walls : TILED
26. Randy's skating partner : TAI
27. Emulate Tomba : SKI
28. Kent's ___ Planet : DAILY
29. Santa's little helpers : ELVES
30. Pumpernickels : RYES
31. Stringed instrument of yore : ASOR
32. Canceled : OFF
35. Baghdad is its capital : IRAK
36. Seine : NET
37. Duty on foreign goods : IMPOST
38. Aunt, in Avila : TIA
43. Cherry red : CERISE
44. Character in "The Good Earth" : OLAN
45. Make a new mold : RECAST
46. Winter months in Madrid : ENEROS
48. Wanton looks : LEERS
49. Baltic Sea feeder : ODER
50. Sister of Zeus : HERA
51. In the distance : AFAR
52. Portico for Plato : STOA
53. Symbol of smoothness : SILK
54. Sacred picture : ICON
55. Hodgepodge : OLIO
56. Aerie or snuggery : NEST
58. Robert of "Quincy, M.E." : ITO

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