Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon 

New York Times, Monday, February 24, 1992

Author: Bernice Gordon
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Energy source : ATOM
5. Trolley's "garage" : BARN
9. Bassoon's kin : OBOE
13. City on the Rimac : LIMA
14. Goes offstage : EXITS
16. ___ avis : RARA
17. Gamble intuitively : PLAYONESHUNCHES
20. Hinder growth : STRANGLE
21. In a tidy way : NEATLY
22. Union, in D.C. : STA
23. Cartoonist Goldberg : RUBE
25. Townsman : CIT
28. Kind : ILK
30. Emulated Greg LeMond : PEDALED
35. State on the edge of the Himalayas : ASSAM
37. "___ De-Lovely" : ITSA
39. Choler : BILE
40. Bought stocks : PLAYEDTHEMARKET
43. Antler part : TINE
44. Kind of gun : RIOT
45. Persistent attack : SIEGE
46. Laconic : SPARTAN
48. Call at sea : SOS
50. Isr. neighbor : SYR
51. Basket items? : EGGS
53. Of inferior quality : BUM
55. Space project: 1968 : APOLLO
59. Homer et al. : EPICISTS
64. Taking chances : PLAYINGWITHFIRE
66. Demolish, in Devon : RASE
67. Chef's specialty : SAUCE
68. Continued movement : FLUX
69. Picnic pests : ANTS
70. Wrangle : SPAR
71. Weaver's reed : SLEY
1. Where Saint Moritz is : ALPS
2. Fight on horseback : TILT
3. Bridge expert Sharif : OMAR
4. Yucatán natives : MAYAS
5. Any Cincinnati gridder : BENGAL
6. Jump for Katarina Witt : AXEL
7. Upward movement : RISER
8. A degree : NTH
9. Killer whale : ORCA
10. Money in Thailand : BAHT
11. Russian city : OREL
12. Free's partner : EASY
15. Ray of light : SUNBEAM
18. Prompt : ONTIME
19. Requirement : NEED
24. Unexpected defeats : UPSETS
25. Lts.' bosses : CAPTS
26. Resort on Long Island : ISLIP
27. Ethiopian lake : TSANA
29. Forger's activity : KITING
31. Dugout : ABRI
32. Enjoys : LIKES
33. Lamentation : ELEGY
34. Discourage : DETER
36. Yesterday: Sp. : AYER
38. However, for short : THO
41. Puff and others : DRAGONS
42. In itself : ASSUCH
47. Low Hindu caste member : TELI
49. ___ dicta (incidental remarks) : OBITER
52. Close, as a deal : SEWUP
54. Annoys : MIFFS
55. Guam's ___ Harbor : APRA
56. Orderly arrangement : PLAN
57. Brewery kiln : OAST
58. Cleansing solutions : LYES
60. Typewriter type : PICA
61. Threshold : SILL
62. Faithful : TRUE
63. Risqué : SEXY
65. Empty talk : GAS

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