Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon 

New York Times, Wednesday, March 13, 1985

Author:Bernice Gordon
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { H }, Scrabble score: 311 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
Bernice Gordon has 80 pre-Shortz puzzles and 20 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1985, The New York Times
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1. U.S. Army vehicle : JEEP
5. Chateaubriand tale : RENE
9. Body of African warriors : IMPI
13. Transverse shaft : AXLE
14. Former P.M. of Israel : BEGIN
15. Short fiber : NOIL
16. Spoke slightingly : DISPARAGED
18. ___ out (stall) : CONK
19. Letter from Crete : ETA
20. Scriptures in Lat. : VUL
21. Picasso, at times : CUBIST
23. Set free : DELIVERED
25. ___ Sandman of song : JAPANESE
28. Tomato blights : EDEMAS
32. Mine, in Metz : AMOI
33. Vessel for heating liquids : ETNA
35. Double-headed drum : SNARE
36. Shopping area : MALL
37. Italian banking center : SIENA
39. Some Feds : TMEN
40. Spreads thin : BRAYS
42. Pts. of aeons : CENS
43. Beame and Fortas : ABES
44. Ancient city in Asia Minor : SARDIS
46. Orange shade : ROSELAKE
48. Goes too far : OVERSTEPS
50. Scale : SQUAMA
52. One hundred square meters : ARE
53. Diamonds, to hoods : ICE
56. Paint crudely : DAUB
57. Heaping dish : PLATTERFUL
60. Seed covering : ARIL
61. Nixies and pixies : ELVES
62. Hip : ONTO
63. Intricate passages : MAZE
64. Gypsy gentlemen : RYES
65. Vienna, to the Viennese : WIEN
1. Nephrite : JADE
2. Stage direction : EXIT
3. Maxwell or Lanchester : ELSA
4. Go : PEP
5. Down-to-earth : REALISTIC
6. Humpty Dumpty : EGG
7. Family member : NIECE
8. Bear : ENDURE
9. Minor items : INCIDENTALS
10. Sounds from the barn : MOOS
11. Half ___ (shrimp) : PINT
12. Sort : ILK
14. Pieces of burned woodland : BRULEES
17. Biblical name for Heliopolis : AVEN
22. Gardens : BEDS
23. Big A event : DAILYDOUBLE
24. Overlays : VENEERS
25. Parts of doors : JAMBS
26. Town on the Tigris : AMARA
27. ___ equation : POLAR
29. Cobra's cousin : MAMBA
30. Emitting smoke : AREEK
31. Import : SENSE
34. Comments on a literary work : ANNOTATES
38. Declares : ASSERTS
41. Hindu god of destruction : SIVA
45. ___ paratus (plea at law) : SEMPER
47. Weapon for Athos : EPEE
49. Recover : RALLY
50. Poet Teasdale : SARA
51. Short test : QUIZ
53. Territory in SW Morocco : IFNI
54. Clever : CUTE
55. N.C. college : ELON
56. Hoover, e.g. : DAM
58. Hail, to Caesar : AVE
59. Brawl : ROW

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