Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon 

New York Times, Tuesday, September 17, 1985

Author:Bernice Gordon
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Bernice Gordon has 80 pre-Shortz puzzles and 20 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Minutes of a meeting : ACTA
5. Trial run for a horse : PREP
9. Site of "a poem in marble" : AGRA
13. High time : NOON
14. ___ space : OUTER
16. Slush : SLOP
17. National park in the Cascades : CRATERLAKE
19. Cloches : HATS
20. Coalition : ENTENTE
21. Otalgia : EARACHE
23. A French quarter note : NOIRE
25. John preceder : DEMI
26. Comprehend : SENSE
28. Wrongdoing : MISDEEDS
32. Julia Migenes-Johnson, e.g. : DIVA
33. Female herring : RAUN
35. ___ in the bucket : ADROP
36. Août in Arles, e.g. : ETE
37. She wrote "Pentimento" : HELLMAN
39. Bonnet inhabitant? : BEE
40. Actress from Mexico : MARGO
42. Polo Grounds rookie in 1951 : MAYS
43. Rhine feeder : AARE
44. Saint-Saëns was one : ORGANIST
46. Middlecoff and Grant : CARYS
48. V.I.P. : LION
49. A special happening : EVENT
51. Queen of the Netherlands : BEATRIX
54. Parallels : ANALOGS
58. Bail : LADE
59. National park in Wyo. : GRANDTETON
61. Completed : OVER
62. Jack of old films : OAKIE
63. Portico for Plato : STOA
64. Actress Harper : TESS
65. Railroad center : YARD
66. Dance's partner : SONG
1. Suffix with resist : ANCE
2. Shipment from Des Moines : CORN
3. Precisely : TOAT
4. TV attachment : ANTENNA
5. Curtain in a doorway : PORTIERE
6. Elizabeth II, e.g. : RULER
7. Letter from Crete : ETA
8. Lap dog, for short : PEKE
9. Feeling guilty : ASHAMED
10. National monument in Alaska : GLACIERBAY
11. He wrote "Goodbye Columbus" : ROTH
12. Church part : APSE
15. Interprets a part : READS
18. A son of Seth : ENOS
22. Sort of fort : REDAN
24. Rival : EMULATE
26. Instrument for Shankar : SITAR
27. National park in Fla. : EVERGLADES
29. Lennon's "___ Life" : INMY
30. Active people : DOERS
31. Graf ___ : SPEE
32. Populace: Comb. form : DEMO
34. Charity : ALMS
37. Maid of ___ : HONOR
38. Rose : ASCENDED
41. High overshoes : GAITERS
43. Naïve : ARTLESS
45. Architect Jones : INIGO
47. Med. course : ANAT
50. Norse race of gods : VANIR
51. Moral flaw : BLOT
52. Part of a roof : EAVE
53. Radiologist's item : XRAY
55. Graham of football : OTTO
56. Thug : GOON
57. Unexpected obstacle : SNAG
60. Woody vine of N.Z. : AKA

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