Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon 

New York Times, Wednesday, January 28, 1981

Author: Bernice Gordon
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 1
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© 1981, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Mission built in 1722 : ALAMO
6. Take notice : MARK
10. Zodiac sign : CRAB
14. Birthplace of H.S.T. : LAMAR
15. Art historian Faure : ELIE
16. Warren, Cordell or Henry : HULL
17. How to serve caviar : ONICE
18. This means "little strings" : SPAGHETTI
20. Models of excellence : PARAGONS
22. Famous fabulist : AESOP
23. Search through : RAKE
24. Ramfis in "Aïda" : BASS
26. Jackson's 1885 best seller : RAMONA
29. Bode : PORTEND
32. Fictional town in Italy : ADANO
33. Court star Austin : TRACY
34. "___ the hills . . . ": D'Urfey : OER
36. Graceful girl : PERI
37. B'nai ___ (Sons of the Covenant) : BRITH
38. Cold, in Cádiz : FRIO
39. Stripling : TAD
40. Sign on a small hotel : ROOMS
41. Paradise : BLISS
42. Republic founded by American blacks : LIBERIA
44. Items in the Rose Bowl parade : FLOATS
45. High pair : ACES
46. Use a hang glider : SOAR
47. Port in Honshu : OSAKA
50. Item sprinkled on pasta : PARMESAN
54. This means "before food" : ANTIPASTO
57. Related on Mom's side : ENATE
58. Rent : TORN
59. Rusk or Martin : DEAN
60. Group of eight : OCTAD
61. Long draft : SWIG
62. Head or heart follower : ACHE
63. Great White Way lights : NEONS
1. Crooked : ALOP
2. Cantrell or Turner : LANA
3. Eastern V.I.P. : AMIR
4. This means "small blessed cakes" : MACARONI
5. Seasoning used in a trattoria : OREGANO
6. Intervening, in law : MESNE
7. Whence the Po flows : ALPS
8. Narrow inlet : RIA
9. Container for lager : KEG
10. See 50 Across : CHEESE
11. Potholes : RUTS
12. ___-relievo (kind of sculpture) : ALTO
13. Radar image : BLIP
19. Kind of pudding : HASTY
21. Orel's river : OKA
24. Some cockleshells : BOATS
25. Jerusalem's ___ of Pilate : ARCH
26. Carried away : RAPT
27. "Let's Make ___" (TV show) : ADEAL
28. ___ Gras : MARDI
29. Louis from Louisiana : PRIMA
30. Water wheel : NORIA
31. Jefferson was one : DEIST
33. Ménage à ___ : TROIS
35. Singer Lanny or Diana : ROSS
37. Prolix person : BORE
38. Where to see the Pitti Palace : FLORENCE
40. Newscaster's summation : RECAP
41. "Put the ___ Mame" : BLAMEON
43. Activity in a pizzeria : BAKING
44. "Tea ___ Two" : FOR
46. Burgundy river : SAONE
47. Meal for a mare : OATS
48. Weather word : SNOW
49. Pasta-manufacturing town : ATRI
50. Chief god of Memphis : PTAH
51. Prime Minister of Japan 1964–72 : SATO
52. ___ impasse : ATAN
53. Calmer and Sparks : NEDS
55. Nabokov heroine : ADA
56. Like Chablis : SEC

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