Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon 

New York Times, Monday, August 5, 1991

Author: Bernice Gordon
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 305 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
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© 1991, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Sailor's mop : SWAB
5. Tree-climbing civet : RASSE
10. Margaret Truman's "Murder at the ___" : FBI
13. City in Kan. : IOLA
14. Vest : WESKIT
15. Shutout spoiler : RUN
16. Admirer of Gallic people : FRANCOPHILE
18. Transport in Genesis : ARK
19. Clooney hit: 1955 : TENDERLY
20. Tall and slim : RANGY
22. Suburb of Paris : ISSY
23. Kind of barrier : SONIC
25. Worn out : EFFETE
28. Corrective : REMEDIAL
31. Concealed : PERDU
32. Telegram : WIRE
33. The Charles's pet : ASTA
34. Whoopi's role in "Ghost" : ODA
35. Kind of cream : SHAVING
38. Short-legged horse : COB
39. Finished : DONE
41. Covered-wagon team : OXEN
42. Hersey's town in Italy : ADANO
44. Weigh down : ENCUMBER
46. Hot dog : WIENER
47. Hunter on high : ORION
48. ___ Blanc : MONT
49. Hope-chest fabric : LINEN
51. Perrine and Bertinelli : VALERIES
55. Baba, the woodcutter : ALI
56. Symphony in D minor composer : CESARFRANCK
59. Orel's stream : OKA
60. Casts out : EGESTS
61. Actress Witherspoon : CORA
62. Juan or Jose : SAN
63. Loco : DOTTY
64. Carpentry item : TNUT
1. Prepare flour : SIFT
2. Had on : WORE
3. Comical King : ALAN
4. Tossed from side to side : BANDIED
5. Answer : REPLY
6. Deadly pale : ASHY
7. Emulate Phil Mahre : SKI
8. Part of R.S.V.P. : SIL
9. Forever, in verse : ETERNE
10. Order founded in Assisi: 1209 : FRANCISCAN
11. Walled town : BURG
12. Very dark : INKY
14. In a poorer state : WORSE
17. Hand covering for Roman boxers : CESTUS
21. Role for Price : AIDA
23. Canary's cousin : SERIN
24. Foretoken : OMEN
25. Lyric poem : EPODE
26. " . . . grown by what it ___": Hamlet : FEDON
27. Native of Hesse : FRANCONIAN
28. "The ___," 1984 film : RIVER
29. Make amends : ATONE
30. Toil : LABOR
32. Pallid : WAXEN
36. Rider of the rails : HOBO
37. Louganis feat : GAINER
40. Seine feeder : EURE
43. Take away : DETRACT
45. Finely chopped : MINCED
46. Eats greedily : WOLFS
48. Oscar-winning Borgnine part : MARTY
49. Vientiane is its capital : LAOS
50. Actress-writer Chase : ILKA
51. Immense : VAST
52. Privy to : INON
53. Yellowish gray : ECRU
54. Three-handed card game : SKAT
57. Alter follower : EGO
58. Mount a diamond : SET

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