Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon 

New York Times, Monday, March 15, 1982

Author: Bernice Gordon
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
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© 1982, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Nursery item : CRIB
5. Filmdom's Schary : DORE
9. Airport abbr. : ETA
12. Harness part : HAME
13. Island off Venezuela : ARUBA
15. "___ Harrington," Meredith novel : EVAN
16. Candlenut trees : AMAS
17. Kind of beacon : RADAR
18. Problem with a blue serge suit : LINT
19. N.Y. landmark : BROOKLYNBRIDGE
22. One-time Mexican president : ALEMAN
23. European blackbirds : OUSELS
24. Understand: Colloq. : GET
25. Pool-table covering : FELT
28. Marie Antoinette, e.g. : REINE
29. Newspaper part : ADS
30. Former TV series : SOAP
32. Polka followers : DOTS
33. Alop : MISSHAPEN
36. Fix firmly : MOOR
38. Charge : TOLL
39. Cpl. once : PVT
42. Narrow passes in the Southwest : ABRAS
44. Jack of movie fame : ELAM
46. Disencumber : RID
47. Order at a service station : OCTANE
48. Louts : YAHOOS
50. Philadelphia landmark : THELIBERTYBELL
54. Site of W.W. I battles : OISE
55. Greeting in Maui : ALOHA
56. Secular : LAIC
58. Tolkien creatures : ENTS
59. Kitchen gadget : TIMER
60. Sicilian sight : ETNA
61. Their: Fr. : SES
62. Two-inch nail : SPAD
63. Graduated series of boxes : NEST
1. Rolled tea : CHA
2. Wandered : RAMBLED
3. Turkish hospices : IMARETS
4. Twig broom : BESOM
5. Koestler's "___ at Noon" : DARKNESS
6. Spoken : ORAL
7. Crooner Vallee : RUDY
8. Israeli statesman : EBAN
9. Clear; plain : EVIDENT
10. Complications for anglers : TANGLES
11. Certain stakes : ANTES
14. Place shaded by trees : ARBOR
15. Dropping of a vowel in pronunciation : ELISION
20. Blockhead : OAF
21. ___ Rivoli, Paris : RUEDE
22. Arabian commander : AGA
26. Lacking assurance : LOST
27. Resort at the base of the Sierra Nevadas : TAHOE
31. Cloy : PALL
33. "Carmen" character : MORALES
34. Native of Qain : IRANI
35. Recreation area : PLAYYARD
36. Prime mover : MACHINE
37. Begs for : OBTESTS
39. Stretched out at the poles : PROLATE
40. Creations at Cremona : VIOLINS
41. These score six pts. : TDS
43. Jewish month: Var. : SEBAT
45. Fairy queen : MAB
47. Siouan Indians : OTOES
49. Reddy or Moody : HELEN
51. Ancient country in Greece : ELIS
52. Easy victory : ROMP
53. "Take ___ Train," 1941 song : THEA
57. Channel ___ (food fish) : CAT

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