Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon 

New York Times, Tuesday, May 26, 1987

Author: Bernice Gordon
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. School lab : SHOP
5. Small-scaled trout : CHAR
9. Played on stage : ACTED
14. Walter, the drama critic : KERR
15. Link part : HOLE
16. Fabric for a sundress : VOILE
17. Dies ___ : IRAE
18. Tony kin : OBIE
19. Native of ancient Campania : OSCAN
20. Prosaic : MATTEROFFACT
23. Four-time O. Henry winner for short stories : STEELE
24. European gull : SEAMEW
28. Eyrie : NEST
30. Ester used in food flavorings : CITRATE
31. Violent effort : SPASM
34. Bonnet, to a London driver : HOOD
36. ___-de-sac : CUL
37. Radio quiz show: 1940-49 : TAKEITORLEAVEIT
41. Chemical suffix : ANE
42. Countertenor : ALTO
43. Actress Gold in "Benson" : MISSY
44. Tole tray, e.g. : TINWARE
47. Louis XV and XVI : ROIS
49. "___ Eleven," 1960 film : OCEANS
50. Mount : ASCEND
54. Reason for a duel : POINTOFHONOR
58. Extremely cold : GELID
61. Wine area in Italy : ASTI
62. " . . . even ___ the end of the world": Matt. 28:20 : UNTO
63. Egg-shaped : OVATE
64. Country, in Córdoba : PAIS
65. A tide : NEAP
66. Occupants of some stands : TAXIS
67. Pert : ARCH
68. Russian news service : TASS
1. Glides over : SKIMS
2. City on the Hari Rud : HERAT
3. Speak pompously : ORATE
4. Sham : PRETENSE
5. Household duties : CHORES
6. Railroad freeloader : HOBO
7. Start of the Arabic alphabet : ALIF
8. Offshore hazard : REEF
9. Shore bird : AVOCET
10. Share top billing : COSTAR
11. Twitching : TIC
12. Guido's high note : ELA
13. Place of iniquity : DEN
21. Base of printing inks : ELEMI
22. Stage whisper : ASIDE
25. Symbols of authority : MACES
26. Needle cases : ETUIS
27. Writer Eudora : WELTY
29. Pin used as an oarlock : THOLE
30. Kind of guard : COLOR
31. Resting: Comb. form : STATO
32. A button to push : PANIC
33. One-seeded fruit: Var. : AKENE
35. Table scrap : ORT
38. Ankles : TARSI
39. Sect in Pa. : AMISH
40. Baron's superior : VISCOUNT
45. Elk : WAPITI
46. Battery parts : ANODES
48. Crude : OAFISH
51. Octo plus one : ENNEA
52. "___ a Stranger," 1955 movie : NOTAS
53. Stage curtains : DROPS
55. Valley in Calif. : NAPA
56. Peter or Paul : TSAR
57. Of the ear : OTIC
58. Prepared : GOT
59. Topsy's little friend : EVA
60. Far from stringent : LAX

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