Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon 

New York Times, Thursday, February 23, 1989

Author: Bernice Gordon
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 306 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Crocus's reproductive structure : CORM
5. "___ la vista!" : HASTA
10. Environmental sci. : ECOL
14. Leigh Hunt hero : ABOU
15. Magistrate in Sparta : EPHOR
16. Cob or drake : MALE
17. Recording artist joins an actor : BILLYJOELMCCREA
20. Shaped like a bristle : STYLOID
21. Truman's last Secretary of State : ACHESON
22. Kind of verb: Abbr. : IRR
23. Dom. of seven Henrys : HRE
24. Sea between Asia Minor and Greece : AEGEAN
27. Gets results : PAYSOFF
31. "___ girl!" : ATTA
32. Source of a fragrant rootstock : ORRIS
34. "Cara ___," 1954 song : MIA
35. Screen hero meets TV personage : JOHNWAYNEROGERS
39. Black bird : ANI
40. On the hefty side : OBESE
41. First, in Frankfurt : ERST
42. Some clergymen : RECTORS
44. Nobel Prize winner in Chemistry: 1920 : NERNST
47. Actress Lupino : IDA
48. School in Mass. : MIT
49. Kefauver's "___ America" : CRIMEIN
53. Flowering shrubs of the honeysuckle family : ABELIAS
57. Actor teams up with a singer : DAVIDNELSONEDDY
59. Alaskan statesman : EGAN
60. Egg-shaped : OVOID
61. One of the Penns : SEAN
62. Eyetooth : FANG
63. Broadway musical: 1954 : FANNY
64. Unexciting : TAME
1. Areas in trucks : CABS
2. Newspaper notice, for short : OBIT
3. ___-poly : ROLY
4. Meat and vegetable stew : MULLIGAN
5. Mohammed's flight from Mecca : HEJIRA
6. Footless creature : APOD
7. Haggard novel : SHE
8. Indian weight : TOLA
9. A symbol of comfort : ARMCHAIR
10. Bert Convy and Dick Clark : EMCEES
11. Detroit products : CARS
12. Bread spread : OLEO
13. Sprat's diet : LEAN
18. Time long past : YORE
19. Gold: Comb. form : CHRYSO
24. Make amends : ATONE
25. Moral : ETHIC
26. Author of "The Last Voyage" : NOYES
27. Get all gussied up : PREEN
28. Hebrew dry measures : OMERS
29. Leading : FIRST
30. Speedy : FAST
31. Slightly open : AJAR
33. Hosp. group : RNS
36. Abounding in trees : WOODED
37. "___ feathers . . . ": Pope : ABRAINOF
38. Most tractable : GENTLEST
43. Strategist's consideration : TIMING
45. Personify : EMBODY
46. Nothing, in Nice : RIEN
49. B–G connection : CDEF
50. Melodic mode in Hindu music : RAGA
51. Film producer Tors : IVAN
52. Gulf of Finland feeder : NEVA
53. A ___ Able : ASIN
54. Conceit : IDEA
55. Eliot's Bede : ADAM
56. Word in a New Year's song : SYNE
58. Nol of Cambodia : LON

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