Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon 

New York Times, Friday, January 23, 1981

Author: Bernice Gordon
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0
Bernice Gordon has 80 pre-Shortz puzzles and 21 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1981, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Leadership of a group : HELM
5. City in Idaho : ARCO
9. Cocksure : SMUG
13. Layer of the iris : UVEA
14. Rainbow fish : MAORI
16. False attitude : POSE
17. Subject painted by many artists : LASTSUPPER
19. Fruit punches : ADES
20. Rushes violently against : ASSAULTS
21. Contorted : ATWIST
23. Ruby or Sandra : DEE
24. Nosher's delight : EATING
26. Lab vessels : RETORTS
30. Disease of apple and pear trees : MEASLES
33. Afghan princes : AMIRS
34. Carts : HAULS
36. Peruvian seaport : ILO
37. Cozy quarters : DENS
38. Colorless : MOUSY
39. Young moose : CALF
40. Banking abbr. : INT
41. Topkick : SARGE
42. City invaded by Nazis: May 1941 : CANEA
43. Fragrant substance : ODORANT
45. Casual visitors : DROPINS
47. Gusto : RELISH
49. Grand ___ Opry : OLE
50. Sight in the Arctic Ocean : ICECAP
52. Macbeth's fatal flaw : AMBITION
57. What S. B. Anthony wanted : VOTE
58. Louvre cynosure : LAGIOCONDA
60. Chooses : OPTS
61. Heap kudos upon : EXALT
62. Habeas corpus, e.g. : WRIT
63. Hudsons' contemporaries : REOS
64. Son of Aphrodite : EROS
65. Bleeped item on TV : NONO
1. Shimmy's cousin : HULA
2. Gabor and Braun : EVAS
3. Color or point follower : LESS
4. Trump cards in certain games : MATADORS
5. Fetish : AMULET
6. Wholly absorbed : RAPT
7. Thicket : COPSE
8. Money in Malmö : ORE
9. Generates : SPAWNS
10. Painter-sculptor born in Livorno : MODIGLIANI
11. ___ up (exhausts) : USES
12. Exploit : GEST
15. In a wrathful way : IRATELY
18. Litigants : SUERS
22. Sobrinos' kin : TIAS
25. Pleasingly diverted : AMUSED
26. Receiving set : RADIO
27. Free from defects : EMEND
28. His self-portrait is in the Louvre : TINTORETTO
29. Tennis wear : SHORTS
31. "Lady of the Lake" lady : ELLEN
32. Tuxedo and chesterfield : SOFAS
35. Summer mo. : AUG
38. One-third of a cohort : MANIPLE
39. City on Table Bay : CAPETOWN
41. Spacious hall : SALA
42. Mulligrubs : COLIC
44. Welcome break : RECESS
46. Characters in "Star Wars" : ROBOTS
48. Mother of Ishmael : HAGAR
50. Novello : IVOR
51. Contend : COPE
53. Venus de ___ (Louvre attraction) : MILO
54. Small Japanese receptacle : INRO
55. One-eyed god : ODIN
56. Defense org. : NATO
59. Chopper : AXE

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