Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon 

New York Times, Friday, May 25, 1984

Author:Bernice Gordon
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
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© 1984, The New York Times
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1. Natives of Fyn : DANES
6. Snap : PHOTO
11. "Reno-vated" : DIVORCED
14. One dozen for Hercules : LABORS
16. Place too high a value on : OVERRATE
17. "___ Crackers," Marx Brothers film : ANIMAL
18. Bar order : GIN
19. Springe setter's activity : SNARING
21. ___ standstill : ATA
22. Move gradually : EDGE
24. Simper : SMIRK
25. Transport : SHIP
26. Appears : SEEMS
28. Freshwater fish : IDE
29. Utter confusion : CHAOS
30. Exclusively : ALONE
32. Kiddy-party entertainer : CLOWN
33. Leni-___ (Delaware Indian) : LENAPE
35. Mark and Ramsey : CLARKS
36. Plant of the amaryllis family : AGAVE
37. Margaret's seducer : FAUST
38. Emulate Duse : EMOTE
39. Nickname for Durocher, with "The" : LIP
40. Lapwing : PEWIT
44. Confirmation is one : RITE
45. Spanish roadside inn : VENTA
47. Tom, Dick or Harry : NAME
48. Black bird : ANI
49. Continues unchanged : REMAINS
51. Belgian town : SPA
52. Ornament : TASSEL
54. That which serves to guide : LODESTAR
56. Musical direction : OTTAVA
57. Divers' gear : SNORKELS
58. Fragrant compound : ESTER
59. Increase in amount : RAISE
1. Math verb : DIVIDE
2. Get even : AVENGE
3. Neither here ___ there : NOR
4. Makes a boo-boo : ERRS
5. Medical procedures : SCANS
6. Main item of a policy : PLANK
7. Attach, as a rider : HANG
8. Geisha's sash : OBI
9. Assail mercilessly : TOMAHAWK
10. Formal discourses : ORATIONS
11. ___ Palace, Venice : DOGES
12. Worsted fabric : ETAMINE
13. Make fun of : DERIDE
15. Rebuffs : SLAPS
20. Dander : IRE
23. Rise : EMANATE
25. Cut off : SHORTEN
27. Drudge : SLAVE
29. Part of a bracelet : CLASP
31. Unfold, in poesy : OPE
32. Actor Gulager : CLU
33. Compress into a thin plate : LAMINATE
34. Selfish people : EGOTISTS
35. Cavil; quibble : CAPTION
37. Some exams : FINALS
38. One of the Danaides : ERATO
39. Moon vehicle's module : LEM
41. Wears away : WASTES
42. Pierce : IMPALE
43. Hurries : TEARS
45. Of the soft palate : VELAR
46. Functional conjunctions in contracts : ANDOR
49. Dream, in Dijon : REVE
50. Hospital supplies : SERA
53. Roosted : SAT
55. Emulate Phil Mahre : SKI

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