Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon 

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New York Times, Sunday, March 21, 1993

Author: Bernice Gordon
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 66, Avg Word Len: 5.36, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 553 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 131, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 15, XRef: 0
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© 1993, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "Arrivederci, ___" : ROMA
5. "La Tulipe ___": Dumas : NOIRE
10. Takes the helm : HEADS
15. Nursemaid in Shanghai : AMAH
19. Daredevil Robbie's daredevil dad : EVEL
20. Itching : EAGER
21. Bane of grain : ERGOT
22. Crème ___ crème : DELA
23. Native of Natal : ZULU
24. President without a country : GROVERCLEVE
26. Terminer's partner : OYER
27. Chemical used in film developing : AMIDOL
29. Contradict : REBUT
30. Most rigid : SEVEREST
32. " . . . I was born to ___ right!": Hamlet : SETIT
34. Type of eclipse : LUNAR
36. Put on a new road top : RETAR
37. Boyer-Bergman thriller : GASLIGHT
40. Narrow furrow : STRIA
42. Buffalo hockey team : SABRES
45. Gunther subject in 1947 : USA
46. Asian capital : SEOUL
48. Shin and Zen : SECTS
50. Splash haphazardly : SLOSH
51. Kin of a sieva : LIMA
53. ___ days, in Lent : EMBER
55. Leader of a Mass. rebellion: 1786-87 : SHAYS
57. Vocalist James : ETTA
58. Modify for usage : ADAPT
60. Dripping : ASOAK
62. Phrase on a shop sign : ANDUP
64. Beecher's rewarder : HEN
65. Sui ___ (unique) : GENERIS
67. Forty- ___ (a gold seeker) : NINER
69. Portia's waiting woman : NERISSA
71. Summoned the butler : RANG
72. "A woman ___ as she looks": Collins : ASOLD
73. "Cielo___," Ponchielli aria : EMAR
74. Lorenzo's bride : JESSICA
77. X follower : RATED
78. Of the people of Aden : YEMENIC
82. Fringefoot : UMA
83. Freshwater mussel : NAIAD
85. Raw-boned animal or person : SCRAG
87. This doth murder another's sleep : SNORE
88. Seamstress in "La Bohème" : MIMI
90. Gives the cold shoulder to : SNUBS
92. Brightly-colored tropical fish : TETRA
94. Integument : ARIL
95. Pleasingly zaftig : PLUMP
97. "___ in Time," Astaire's autobiography : STEPS
99. Turnpike sign : YIELD
101. Protection for Hulk Hogan : MAT
102. Transuded : SEEPED
104. Golden braid : ORRIS
106. Totipalmate birds : PELICANS
108. Gull genus : LARUS
110. Opening in the head : NARIS
112. Composer of "The Rosary" : NEVIN
113. Of a bacterin : VACCINAL
116. Inflict : WREAK
118. Scot's small, sturdy workhorse : GARRON
121. Small island : EYOT
122. An ex-screen star drops an ex-Cub star : DOUGLASFAIR
125. Blast-furnace fuel : COKE
126. Favus : TILE
127. Actress Potts : ANNIE
128. Japanese emperor's title : TENNO
129. Inst. attended by Abdul-Jabbar : UCLA
130. Wed : ONED
131. Passover feast : SEDER
132. Former Israeli Defense Minister : ARENS
133. Card game for three : SKAT
1. Mohammed ___ Pahlavi : REZA
2. Egg cell : OVUM
3. Singer gets rid of Mr.Goode of "Gunsmoke" : MELISSAMAN
4. Pear-shaped bottle in a lab : ALUDEL
5. Boudoir attire : NEGLIGEE
6. Rower : OAR
7. Borodin's prince : IGOR
8. Carouse : REVEL
9. Neighbor of Hades : EREBUS
10. Metric units : HECTARES
11. "The ___ -King," Goethe ballad : ERL
12. Iron and Stone : AGES
13. Capital of the First State : DOVER
14. Allen and Martin : STEVES
15. Adjective for a cherub : ADORABLE
16. Heirless financier : MEYERROTHS
17. City NW of Nîmes : ALES
18. Poet Crane : HART
25. Half pints : RUNTS
28. Tin Pan Alley regretter : OTIS
31. Letters from Athens : ETAS
33. Painter leaves behind a fifth of N.Y.C. : THOMASGAINS
35. No to-do for a 1977 Oscar winner : RICHARDDREY
37. "The ___ Archipelago": Solzhenitsyn : GULAG
38. In reserve : ASIDE
39. Slow boats : TUBS
41. Mussorgsky's "Pictures ___ Exhibition" : ATAN
43. She wrote "Women Who Run With the Wolves" : ESTES
44. Author Alexander : SHANA
47. Musician misplaces a mug : LEONARDBERN
49. Heavy actor loses his way : SYDNEYGREEN
52. Copycats : APERS
54. Mrs. Gorbachev : RAISA
56. "Guys and Dolls" song : SUEME
59. Peacock's pride : TRAIN
61. A "Landing" on TV : KNOTS
63. Kensington Park vehicles : PRAMS
66. Victims of the conquistadores : INCAS
68. Choose : ELECT
70. Ireland, to Spenser : IRENA
74. What a Calaveras County frog does : JUMPS
75. Writer Zola : EMILE
76. No spur for this poet : SAMUELCOLE
79. Artist is short of a spring : NORMANROCK
80. New Guinea, to Indonesians : IRIAN
81. Bretons, e.g. : CELTS
84. Cord or Opel : AUTO
86. Anxiously expecting : ATIP
89. Wedged : IMPACTED
91. European moth : SPRAWLER
93. Musical movements : ALLEGROS
96. Pretty girl : PERI
98. Old term of address : SIRRA
100. Prima donna : DIVA
103. Town or county in Ontario : DUNDAS
105. Nap, in Napoli : SIESTA
107. Milieu for the Wallendas : CIRCUS
109. Rhone feeder : SAONE
111. Interviewer on "60 Minutes" : SAFER
113. Prohibit : VETO
114. Hebrew letter : AYIN
115. Historic Swedish city : LUND
117. Welles role in 1941 : KANE
119. Tex. neighbor : OKLA
120. Precise : NEAT
123. Donate, in Dundee : GIE
124. Serjeants' ___, London : INN

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