Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon 

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New York Times, Sunday, March 27, 1983

Author:Bernice Gordon
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 68, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 561 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 136, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0 Grid is asymmetric.
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1. Move, in checkers : JUMP
5. Onward in time : FORTH
10. Sea lettuce : ALGA
14. Burgeon : ERUPT
19. Novello : IVOR
20. "Falstaff," e.g. : OPERA
21. Source : SEED
22. Skin ailment : TINEA
23. Carlo Maria Giulini : BATONWAVER
25. Warren E. Burger, at times : HARDRAPPER
27. Spills the beans : TELLS
28. Mother-of-pearl : NACRE
30. Princes in Afghanistan : AMEERS
31. Pitiless taskmasters : LEGREES
34. A Monet contemporary : REDON
35. Overcharges : STINGS
36. Companions of Pan : OREADS
37. Skirt insert : SETIN
38. British carbines : STENS
39. "Boys Town" won him an Oscar : TRACY
40. Rona Barrett : CHATTERTALE
42. Davis or Hyman : MAC
45. Legal wrong : TORT
46. Secular : LAIC
47. Galley gear : OARS
48. ___ bunting (a finch) : CIRL
49. Y.M.C.A., e.g. : ORG
50. Burt Bacharach : TUNETWISTER
54. Fixed relation : RATIO
55. Applied cosmetics : ROUGED
57. Flat ring on a bit : ROWEL
58. Bandleader Stan : KENTON
59. Checked : STIFLED
61. Frigid and Torrid : ZONES
62. Winner at Wimbledon: 1925 : LACOSTE
63. Stories or crayons : CONTES
64. Neural networks : RETIA
65. Book of the O.T. : SAMUEL
66. Guanaco's home : ANDES
67. Joan Rivers : WISECRACKER
69. Religious letters : IHS
72. Property charge : LIEN
73. Arrest progress : HALT
74. "___ bien!" : TRES
75. Kind of ball or bank : SNOW
76. Buzzing beetle : DOR
77. Steve Martin : BELLYBUSTER
81. Line or twine: Fr. : LIGNE
82. Stable youngsters : FOALS
83. Shriver, to Kennedy : INLAW
84. Region in ancient Palestine : GILEAD
85. Manhattan garnish : CHERRY
87. Tradesman, for one : PLIER
88. Site of a rock-carved lion : LUCERNE
89. Fern leaves : FRONDS
90. Concert piece : VALSE
91. Bridge ace : GOREN
92. The Murrays : RUGCUTTERS
94. Tillie the Toiler : KEYPUNCHER
99. American dogwood : OSIER
100. Further : ALSO
101. Nothing, to McEnroe : LOVE
102. Solo, in St.-Lô : SEULE
103. Style of Vermeer's work : GENRE
104. Unclaimed piece of property : WAIF
105. North Sea feeder : YSER
106. He painted "The Great Forest" : ERNST
1. Arm of a crane : JIB
2. Grape : UVA
3. Witty saying : MOT
4. Lengthen : PROTRACT
5. Author of "The French Lieutenant's Woman" : FOWLES
6. Menilites : OPALS
7. Guns the engine : REVS
8. Pavarotti's three : TRE
9. Trompe-l'oeil painter: 1848–92 : HARNETT
10. Accumulation of cinders : ASHCONE
11. Grasp : LEARN
12. Stage and screen star : GERE
13. Append : ADD
14. Light cotton fabric : ETAMINE
15. Matures : RIPENS
16. Remove dowels : UNPEG
17. Jury members : PEERS
18. Seamen : TARS
24. Wanting : NEEDY
26. Badgerlike animals : RATELS
29. Access : ADIT
31. Keno's kin : LOTTO
32. Slip : ERROR
33. Mario Andretti : GEARGRINDER
34. Produce a chemical change in : REACT
35. Kay or Bart : STARR
37. Started suddenly : SHIED
38. Baronne de ___-Holstein : STAEL
40. Beat : CANED
41. Fixed courses : ROTES
42. Larry Holmes : MITTSLINGER
43. Tumultuously : ARIOT
44. Progeny of a sort : CLONE
46. Equipment used in Winter Olympics : LUGES
48. Portage item : CANOE
50. Cattails : TULES
51. Emulated Rice or Oates : WROTE
52. Homer's tongue : IONIC
53. Take an oath : SWEAR
54. Come up again : RECUR
56. Frequently : OFTEN
58. Glacial ridges : KAMES
59. Cook slightly : SCALD
60. Character in "I Pagliacci" : TONIO
61. Piquant : ZESTY
62. Nixon or Johnson : LAKER
64. Brooklets : RILLS
65. Kind of driver : SCREW
67. Cox of "Mr. Peepers" : WALLY
68. Volatile oil : ATTAR
70. Its capital is Chengchow : HONAN
71. Borg is one : SWEDE
73. San Simeon resident : HEARST
75. Roscoe attachment : SILENCER
77. Chef's garnish : BORDURE
78. ___ sale and fare : BILLSOF
79. Etats-___ : UNIS
80. With smoothness : SLEEKLY
81. Nimrod's need : LICENSE
82. He has a duel role : FENCER
84. Assamese adviser : GURU
85. Water holder : CRUSE
86. ___ armor (unwieldy ironclad) : HOGIN
87. Iranian dialect : PARSI
88. Trained horse : LOPER
89. Kermit of the Muppets : FROG
90. Soft palates : VELA
91. Shackle : GYVE
93. Child's marble : TAW
95. Memnon's mother : EOS
96. Attila was one : HUN
97. They loop the Loop : ELS
98. Harm by exposure to moisture : RET

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