Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon 

New York Times, Thursday, May 26, 1983

Author:Bernice Gordon
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Bernice Gordon has 80 pre-Shortz puzzles and 20 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1983, The New York Times
Across Down
1. First lt.'s boss : CAPT
5. Tree brightly colored in autumn : SUMAC
10. ___ now (presently) : ASOF
14. Cause dander : RILE
15. Slant: Comb. form : CLINO
16. Kind of message : WIRE
17. Hebrew month : ADAR
18. Declaims violently : RANTS
19. Sister-in-law of Princess Di : ANNE
20. " . . . longest ___ is the shortest way home": Italian proverb : WAYROUND
22. Goal : TARGET
24. Metrical foot : IAMB
25. "___ saw, I conquered" : ICAMEI
27. Windfall : MANNA
29. Vertex : NODE
30. Cpl., for one : NCO
33. Indignation : ANGER
34. Kin of bugbears : OGRES
35. Hiatus : GAP
36. Apportions : LOTS
37. Russian cooperative craft society : ARTEL
38. Peut-___ (perhaps) : ETRE
39. Old English letter : EDH
40. Eastern nannies : AMAHS
41. An Allen : ETHAN
42. Bishopric : SEE
43. Borge, e.g. : DANE
44. Regimens : DIETS
45. Acts like a coquette : FLIRTS
47. Kind of appeal : SNOB
48. Fly : AVIATE
50. Wrecked completely : TOTALLED
54. Word on a tombstone : LIES
55. Mrs. Arrowsmith : LEORA
57. German auditorium : AULA
58. Black ___, in judo : BELT
59. System of navigation : LORAN
60. The Eagles, e.g. : TEAM
61. Tots : ADDS
62. Correct : EMEND
63. Worker of yore : ESNE
1. Crow's crop : CRAW
2. Role for Price : AIDA
3. Like Garry Maddox : PLAYINGTHEFIELD
4. Rock formations : TERRANES
5. Cancel a launch : SCRUB
6. ___-Ude, U.S.S.R. city : ULAN
7. Like Stanley Marcus : MINDINGTHESTORE
8. Picnic pest : ANT
9. ___ Sol, part of sunny Spain : COSTADEL
10. Informed : AWARE
11. Like Diana Ross : SINGINGTHEBLUES
12. River in France : ORNE
13. Units of length : FEET
21. "The Tentmaker" : OMAR
23. City in Iowa : AMES
26. Innermost parts : CORES
27. Men : MALES
28. Cell terminal : ANODE
31. Small weight : CARAT
32. Releases : OPENS
34. Kneeling figure : ORANT
37. Kind of cherry : AMARELLE
38. Bleach : ETIOLATE
40. Colliery access : ADIT
41. Actress ___ May Oliver : EDNA
46. Goes on and on : LASTS
47. Tolerate : STAND
48. Dawn, in Durango : ALBA
49. Competed : VIED
51. Algerian port : ORAN
52. Joie de vivre : ELAN
53. Whitty of films : DAME
56. Billing time: Abbr. : EOM

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