Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon 

New York Times, Monday, April 6, 1987

Author: Bernice Gordon
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q V Y Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 2, Spans: 3
Bernice Gordon has 81 pre-Shortz puzzles and 21 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. A kind of waist : WASP
5. Dialect : ARGOT
10. Morose : GLUM
14. Composer of the oratorio "Judith" : ARNE
15. Ice-cream flavor : PEACH
16. Assumed character : ROLE
17. Blabbed : SPILLEDTHEBEANS
20. Rips into shreds : TATTERS
21. Mysteries : ENIGMAS
22. Seat of the Krupp steel works : ESSEN
23. Heck's cousin : DRAT
24. Field of Merce Cunningham : DANCE
27. Annul : RECALL
32. Elec. unit : AMP
35. "The Bridge" is his autobiography: 1940 : POOLE
37. Tony's relative : OBIE
38. Spoke imprudently : TALKEDOUTOFTURN
42. Nonrepresentational painter : KLEE
43. Cristofori made the first one: 1709 : PIANO
44. Randy's skating partner : TAI
45. Crater lake near Rome : ALBANO
48. Attack : STORM
50. Shaft of a wheel : AXLE
52. Vigorous vitality : GUSTO
56. Park in Queens : ASTORIA
60. Saints' days in Sevilla : FIESTAS
62. Flatter : SPREADITONTHICK
64. High-strung : TAUT
65. Accustom : ENURE
66. Commune in Sicily : ENNA
67. Design : IDEA
68. Mails : SENDS
69. Rigel is one : STAR
1. Scrap : WASTE
2. Harps: Sp. : ARPAS
3. States of agitation : SNITS
4. Threw stones : PELTED
5. Little, e.g. : APER
6. Scarlet and cherry : REDS
7. Roscoe : GAT
8. Earthy pigment : OCHER
9. Palm : THENAR
10. Diver Louganis : GREG
11. Rich soil : LOAM
12. Forearm bone : ULNA
13. Chow : MESS
18. See 31 Down : LENAPE
19. Munch : BITE
23. Comedian Dom : DELUISE
25. Dreamland : NOD
26. Leghorn's home : COOP
28. Camping gear : COT
29. Touch upon : ABUT
30. Turkish coin : LIRA
31. With 18 Down, a Delaware : LENI
32. An Aleutian island : ATKA
33. Shopping area : MALL
34. Commoner : PLEB
36. State, in St.-Lô : ETAT
39. Large parrot : KEA
40. Yoko : ONO
41. ___-me-not : FORGET
46. Ex-capital of Japan : NARA
47. Binary compounds : OXIDES
49. Drives a dog team : MUSHES
51. "Mule Train" singer : LAINE
53. Chore : STINT
54. Peruvian city : TACNA
55. Actor Werner : OSKAR
56. Italian wine center : ASTI
57. Plane or nail : SPAD
58. Exam answer : TRUE
59. Range in Greece : OETA
60. Glenn or Henry : FORD
61. Feminine suffixes : INES
63. Cask : TUN

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