Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon 

New York Times, Wednesday, March 20, 1991

Author: Bernice Gordon
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
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© 1991, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Beatles film : HELP
5. Play for time : STALL
10. Kind of chamber : ECHO
14. Brainchild : IDEA
15. Port in Crete : CANEA
16. Department in a hospital : XRAY
17. Make a call : DIAL
18. At right angles to a ship's keel : ABEAM
19. Part of a mansard : EAVE
20. Champ's epithet: 1937-49 : THEBROWNBOMBER
23. One with ESP : SEER
24. Egyptian cobra : ASP
25. Took away, with "off" : CARTED
28. Kind of baby : TESTTUBE
33. Eastern V.I.P. : EMIR
34. Star of "48 HRS." : NOLTE
35. Cluster of seals : POD
36. Marvelous Marvin's successor : SUGARRAYLEONARD
40. "___ was saying . . . " : ASI
41. Actor Warren ___: 1928-82 : OATES
42. Resort in Sicily : ENNA
43. Embarrassed : REDFACED
45. Open spaces in sylvan places : GLADES
47. German theologian: 1486-1543 : ECK
48. S. African of Huguenot descent : BOER
49. Words from the champ of champs : IAMTHEGREATEST
56. Everly Brothers offering : DUET
57. " . . . and ___ a good-night" : TOALL
58. Actor Tamiroff : AKIM
60. U.S.S.R. city : OREL
61. Zhou of China : ENLAI
62. Since, in Ayr : SYNE
63. Superior, e.g. : LAKE
64. Author of "A Victorian Village" : REESE
65. River duck : TEAL
1. Secreted : HID
2. Use a blue pencil : EDIT
3. One of Jacob's wives : LEAH
4. Gymnasium for Spartan wrestlers : PALESTRA
5. In a panic : SCARED
6. Small drum : TABOR
7. Once more : ANEW
8. Spare : LEAN
9. Attack verbally : LAMBASTE
10. Released from : EXEMPT
11. Sourpuss : CRAB
12. Eat : HAVE
13. ___ and terminer : OYER
21. Bonnet dweller? : BEE
22. Bone: Comb. form : OSTEO
25. Actor Romero : CESAR
26. Divert : AMUSE
27. Unbending : RIGID
28. Trifled : TOYED
29. Wings : ELLS
30. ___-coming (showing promise) : UPAND
31. Carried : BORNE
32. Icelandic literary works : EDDAS
34. Odomes of the Buffalo Bills : NATE
37. Household pest, for short : ROACH
38. Tennis player : RACKETER
39. Global area in the news : NEAREAST
44. State of fitness : FETTLE
45. Lacrosse player : GOALIE
46. Rent : LET
48. Namesakes of Benjamin's first son : BELAS
49. Pop singer Billy ___ : IDOL
50. Nimbus : AURA
51. Docile; gentle : MEEK
52. Used up : GONE
53. Respiratory sound : RALE
54. Scottish isle : SKYE
55. Singer Turner : TINA
59. Blanc or Brooks : MEL

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