Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon 

New York Times, Friday, April 20, 1990

Author:Bernice Gordon
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Bernice Gordon has 80 pre-Shortz puzzles and 20 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1990, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Car for a V.I.P. : LIMO
5. Deride : SCOFF
10. "Exodus" author : URIS
14. Tel ___ : AVIV
15. Garson film role : CURIE
16. Faldo or Price of the P.G.A. : NICK
17. CATS : POLEBOBANDALLEY
20. Distributed in a balanced way : PRORATED
21. Wants : NEEDS
22. Parts of the Morse code : DITS
23. Tight or loose followers : ENDS
25. Word before beloved : DEARLY
28. Praise too highly : OVERSELL
32. Earthenware dish : OLLA
33. Lake in Finland, to Swedes : ENARE
34. Take to court : SUE
35. DOGS : LAPWILDANDWATCH
39. Numerical ending : ETH
40. Evidence : SIGNS
41. Unit in verse : MORA
42. Spicy : SEASONED
44. Apiarist, e.g. : KEEPER
46. "___ she blows!" : THAR
47. H.H.H.'s state : MINN
48. Cause of pool problems : ALGAE
51. How trustworthy people act : RELIABLY
55. BIRDS : SONGLOVEANDBLUE
58. Of wrath: Lat. : IRAE
59. Measure in Menton : LITRE
60. Leapin' ___ (comics car) : LENA
61. Does farm work : SOWS
62. Emotion of a slave named Scott? : DREAD
63. Container for water : EWER
1. Native of the Kola Peninsula : LAPP
2. Composer Novello : IVOR
3. Grain sorghum : MILO
4. Cause one's check to bounce : OVERDRAW
5. Nickname for a Glaswegian : SCOTTY
6. Raises to the third power : CUBES
7. Toward the mouth : ORAD
8. Pinnule : FIN
9. G-man : FED
10. Save : UNLESS
11. Ruffle one's feathers : RILE
12. How caviar is served : ICED
13. "The ___ the limit" : SKYS
18. Parachute, with "out" : BAIL
19. A brother-in-law of Diana : ANDREW
23. George Eliot's real surname : EVANS
24. Dork : NERD
25. Prominent D.C. couple : DOLES
26. Put on cloud nine : ELATE
27. Omega's opposite : ALPHA
28. ___ off (sporadically) : ONAND
29. Bar, in law : ESTOP
30. Filthy item? : LUCRE
31. "Vilia" composer : LEHAR
33. Lawn tool : EDGER
36. Line on a weather map : ISOHEL
37. Writer-director Wertmüller : LINA
38. Obedient : AMENABLE
43. Periods of development : STAGES
44. Placed in an oast : KILNED
45. Author Bagnold : ENID
47. Stiller's partner : MEARA
48. Sale stipulation : ASIS
49. Monk parrot : LORO
50. Erode : GNAW
51. Network of nerves : RETE
52. Tooted : BLEW
53. Clair de ___ : LUNE
54. Time span : YEAR
56. Used : OLD
57. Man, to Marcus : VIR

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