Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon 

New York Times, Thursday, July 4, 1991

Author: Bernice Gordon
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
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© 1991, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Raft material : BALSA
6. Mgr. Hodges's "Cinderella team" : METS
10. What must go on : SHOW
14. "So long, señor" : ADIOS
15. U.S.S.R. range : ALAI
16. Killian of TV's "Midnight Caller" : COLE
17. RED : CROSSGUARDORSEA
20. River in China : HAN
21. Sportscaster Cross et al. : IRVS
22. Diaskeuast : EDITOR
23. Playwright Akins : ZOE
24. King Hadad's land : EDOM
25. Makes certain stitches : CABLES
29. O'Neill's Lavinia Mannon, e.g. : SPINSTER
33. An Amerind : OTOE
34. Spot for a cinch belt : WAIST
35. Chopper : AXE
36. WHITE : HOUSEBIRCHORCAP
40. Kelep : ANT
41. Makes repairs : MENDS
42. Señor's greeting : HOLA
43. Savings for rainy days : NESTEGGS
45. Snowman of songdom : FROSTY
47. Bungles : ERRS
48. 0-0 or 10-10 : TIE
49. Native of Andhra Pradesh, India : TELUGU
52. Hole-making tools : AWLS
53. Kind of chair : ARM
56. BLUE : PLATEDEVILORJAY
59. Gram preceder : KILO
60. Expression of elation : GRIN
61. Like Hals's cavalier : RIANT
62. One of the Penns : SEAN
63. Winds up : ENDS
64. Scroll kept in the ark : TORAH
1. Composer of Mass in B Minor : BACH
2. Spanish seaport : ADRA
3. Celebrity : LION
4. Andrea Doria msg. : SOS
5. Ordinance : ASSIZE
6. Mallow purple : MAUVE
7. Greek military gp. of W.W. II : ELAS
8. Sailor : TAR
9. Applesauce, at times : SIDEDISH
10. Backdrops on stages : SCRIMS
11. Arsenio Hall is one : HOST
12. Spread for bread : OLEO
13. Partner of wash : WEAR
18. Durable fabric : GROS
19. Tooth: Comb. form : ODONTO
24. Heroic poems : EPICS
25. Cagney role : COHAN
26. Make amends : ATONE
27. Matches for Tyson : BOUTS
28. Bandleader Brown : LES
29. Carnelians : SARDS
30. Mexican dish : TACOS
31. Glorify : EXALT
32. Indemnify : REPAY
34. First Oscar-winning film : WINGS
37. Come into sight : EMERGE
38. Give reluctantly : BEGRUDGE
39. Sigma preceder : RHO
44. German : TEUTON
45. Pervade completely : FILL
46. Nice is one : RESORT
48. DeVito-Schwarzenegger movie : TWINS
49. Hwys. : TPKS
50. Nobelist Wiesel : ELIE
51. Gershwin's "___, Lucille" : LALA
52. Grasping : AVID
53. Slightly open : AJAR
54. Indian prince : RANA
55. Bulfinch specialty : MYTH
57. Beautician Westmore : ERN
58. Pardo or Bonito : RIO

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