Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon 

New York Times, Wednesday, September 29, 1982

Author: Bernice Gordon
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
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© 1982, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Speedy : FAST
5. Finds fault : CARPS
10. King Balak's land : MOAB
14. Two-toed sloth : UNAU
15. Not ___ in the world : ACARE
16. Stewpot : OLLA
17. Member of the U.S.N. : SUBMARINER
19. Actual : REAL
20. Gave the cold shoulder to : SNUBBED
21. Neil of music : DIAMOND
23. Helena's gift to Hollywood : LOY
24. Literary work : CENTO
25. Potentate of the East : EMEER
28. Cry at sea : SOS
29. A kin on Mom's side : ENATE
33. Form : CONSTITUTE
36. Urban problem : SMOG
37. "The policeman's ___ . . . " : LOT
38. Nocturnal "woodcutter's" activity : SNORING
40. One ___ time : ATA
41. Made a hole-in-one : ACED
43. Performed : TRANSACTED
45. Heart follower : THROB
47. Ethyl follower : ENE
48. Bears' homes : LAIRS
49. Conservative position : RIGHT
51. Kingsley's "___ in White" : MEN
52. Duke in "The Tempest" : ANTONIO
55. Verve; flamboyance : PANACHE
59. Wisecrack : JEST
60. Famous people : LUMINARIES
62. Eastern nanny : AMAH
63. Where Browning sojourned in Italy : ASOLO
64. Edwardian epithet : DRAT
65. Calhoun of the screen : RORY
66. Modiste : SEWER
67. Fifth person : SETH
1. Bustle : FUSS
2. Faulkner's "Requiem for ___" : ANUN
3. Elephant Boy of films : SABU
4. Emulates Jill : TUMBLES
5. "Barney Miller" actor : CAREY
6. What alkali neutralizes : ACID
7. Sprinted : RAN
8. Foreordain : PREDESTINE
9. Canary's cousin : SERIN
10. Latter-day Saints : MORMONS
11. Table spread : OLEO
12. Bates or Mowbray : ALAN
13. Glabrous : BALD
18. Cuts short, as a space trip : ABORTS
22. Broke bread : ATE
24. Au ___ (up-to-date) : COURANT
25. Acclaim : ECLAT
26. What freeloaders do : MOOCH
27. Join a club : ENTER
28. Magazine : STOREHOUSE
30. Name of fame in Cremona : AMATI
31. One with a burden : TOTER
32. ___ button, missile-destroying switch : EGADS
34. Bank abbr. : INT
35. U.S.N.A. grad : ENS
39. Chief ore of lead : GALENA
42. Frank Baum heroine : DOROTHY
44. False reports : CANARDS
46. Place for coal : BIN
50. Lizards of Mexico : GILAS
51. Kind of house : MANOR
52. Slightly opened : AJAR
53. Fictional captain : NEMO
54. Dictatorial person : TSAR
55. Large number : PILE
56. Glossy fabric : CIRE
57. Winter necessity : HEAT
58. Lett's neighbor : ESTH
61. Cut down : MOW

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