Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon 

New York Times, Thursday, May 25, 1989

Author:Bernice Gordon
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Bernice Gordon has 80 pre-Shortz puzzles and 20 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Small-scaled trout : CHAR
5. Pudding ingredient : SAGO
9. A fra's superior : ABBOT
14. Author of "The Women" : LUCE
15. Integument : ARIL
16. Velvet item? : GLOVE
17. Eastern V.I.P. : AGHA
18. Mrs. Helmer of "A Doll's House" : NORA
19. Ancient Greek dialect : IONIC
20. Well-being : PHYSICALFITNESS
23. Baseball's Mel : OTT
24. Heel : CAD
25. Breathing obstruction, sometimes : ADENOID
29. Medic for Man o' War : VET
30. Swedish name for Turku : ABO
33. Burt Reynolds's wife : LONI
34. French river : OISE
36. Early native of Campania : OSCAN
38. Routine upon arising : MORNINGEXERCISE
41. Lead ___ life : ADOGS
42. Some Amerinds : UTES
43. Get wind of : HEAR
44. Word part: Abbr. : SYL
45. Elec.-current unit : AMP
47. Black tourmalines : SCHORLS
49. Beame or Fortas : ABE
50. Tidbit for Swale : OAT
51. Good eating habits : PROPERNUTRITION
60. Tumbledown shack : HOVEL
61. Course in med. school : ANAT
62. Geisha's ornamental container : INRO
63. Perfect : IDEAL
64. Deride : GIBE
65. Three-handed card game : SKAT
66. Sri ___ : LANKA
67. Scantling : STUD
68. N.Y.'s ___ Park : HYDE
1. Sound of thunder : CLAP
2. Downs of TV : HUGH
3. Full of pain : ACHY
4. Logician's forte : REASONING
5. Official permission : SANCTION
6. Copper-mining town in Venezuela : AROA
7. Friday? : GIRL
8. "The Saga of King ___": Longfellow : OLAF
9. Troublemaker : AGITATOR
10. Robert Redford, for one : BLOND
11. Study hard : BONE
12. Genus of sheep : OVIS
13. P.I.'s : TECS
21. Midori ___, top figure skater : ITO
22. Moll's diamonds : ICE
25. Soprano Gluck's namesakes : ALMAS
26. Howdy ___ of TV : DOODY
27. Sign up for : ENROL
28. Find, as an archeologist : DIGUP
29. Irritates : VEXES
30. Quaker gray : ACIER
31. Kind of reader for tots : BASAL
32. Humdingers : ONERS
35. Put down, in bridge : SET
37. Polkalike round dance : SCHOTTISH
39. Ingrid's acting daughter : ISABELLA
40. Played the gigolo : ESCORTED
46. Ocean, in Nice : MER
48. "Bali ___," song from "South Pacific" : HAI
49. In a vertical position : APEAK
51. Olympian Mahre : PHIL
52. Island in the Nile, near Cairo : RODA
53. Kitchen appliance : OVEN
54. Henpecks : NAGS
55. Part of an army : UNIT
56. Off-limits : TABU
57. Extremely dark : INKY
58. Toward the mouth : ORAD
59. Observe : NOTE

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