Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon 

New York Times, Tuesday, May 4, 1993

Author: Bernice Gordon
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 308 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
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© 1993, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Short distance : STEP
5. Lone, savage elephant : ROGUE
10. Incite : PROD
14. Writer Bombeck : ERMA
15. Arabic letters : ALIFS
16. Lacking resilience : LOGY
17. Jewelweed : TOUCHMENOT
19. Port in Israel : ACRE
20. Uncontrollable fear : HYSTERIA
21. Long for : HANKER
23. Free electron : ION
24. Daniels of early films : BEBE
25. Unfounded report : CANARD
29. Couch people? : POTATOES
33. Pub quaffs : ALES
34. Auspices : AEGIS
35. Boot liner : PAC
36. Correspond, e.g. : KEEPINTOUCHWITH
40. Terminate : END
41. Ames and Trotsky : LEONS
42. Once more : ANEW
43. U.S. composer Roger ___ : SESSIONS
45. Connected series : CATENA
47. Glazier's sheet : PANE
48. Kind of rug : RAG
49. Pride of Philip II : ARMADA
52. "Mexico" author : MICHENER
57. Favor : BOON
58. Precarious : TOUCHANDGO
60. Classify : RANK
61. Formal avenue : ALLEE
62. Hungarian statesman : NAGY
63. Dense and dark : INKY
64. City in England : LEEDS
65. "The ___ the limit" : SKYS
1. Clockmaker Thomas : SETH
2. ___ weight : TROY
3. Kin of ostriches : EMUS
4. Covenant : PACT
5. Martinet : RAMROD
6. Liquid portion of fat : OLEIN
7. Lollobrigida : GINA
8. Heavenly sight? : UFO
9. Appreciative of finer things : ESTHETIC
10. Pluto, e.g. : PLANET
11. Type of music : ROCK
12. Folklore villain : OGRE
13. Beautician, at times : DYER
18. ___ presumptive : HEIR
22. Mortify : ABASH
24. Counterfeit : BOGUS
25. Tortes : CAKES
26. Coeur d'___, Idaho : ALENE
27. Requirements : NEEDS
28. Nile denizen : ASP
29. Drudges : PEONS
30. Suggest : OPINE
31. Homophone for Eton : EATEN
32. Unstressed midcentral vowel : SCHWA
34. Make amends : ATONE
37. Homeric epic : ILIAD
38. Pertaining to a newborn child : NEONATAL
39. Rebel Tyler : WAT
44. McFarland of "Our Gang" : SPANKY
45. Hiding places : CACHES
46. Muslim title : AGHA
48. Prepared some vegetables : RICED
49. Shelter : ABRI
50. Morocco-like sheepskin : ROAN
51. Lamasery member : MONK
52. Francis of movies : MULE
53. Austrian river : ENNS
54. Bismarck is its cap. : NDAK
55. Like an omelet : EGGY
56. Clark and Rogers : ROYS
59. Cheer for a veronica : OLE

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