Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon 

New York Times, Wednesday, December 2, 1981

Author: Bernice Gordon
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { K Q X }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
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© 1981, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Goya painting in the Prado : MAJA
5. Fish or Peruvian money : SOLES
10. Cod, for example : CAPE
14. Its capital was Susa : ELAM
15. Fulcrum for an oar : THOLE
16. Lake in the U.S.S.R. : ARAL
17. One of Judy's children : LIZA
18. Robert De Niro role : RAGINGBULL
20. Knockouts : DAZZLERS
22. Certain vessels : TRAMPS
23. The March King : SOUSA
24. Disaccustom by degrees : WEAN
25. Pucci products : PRINTS
27. Baubles for milady : PENDANTS
31. Laundry cycle : RINSE
32. Collop : SLICE
33. Author Levin : IRA
34. Follow follower : ING
35. Cartoonist Briggs : CLARE
36. Antecedent of plus or com : NON
37. Ripen : AGE
38. Amalgamates : JOINS
39. Harmonize : BLEND
41. "We meet our ___ face to face": Belloc : MORNINGS
43. Cowboys' gear : RIATAS
44. Inner: Comb. form : ENTO
45. Film role played by Chief Thundercloud : TONTO
46. Hidden : ARCANE
49. Vindictive : VENGEFUL
52. Locale of a Vanessa Redgrave film : BEARISLAND
54. Tear apart : RIVE
55. Member of the House of Lords : EARL
56. Mud volcano : SALSE
57. Rtes. : AVES
58. Playing card : TREY
59. Spinning : AREEL
60. Orderly : NEAT
1. Play in pinochle : MELD
2. Inter ___ (among other things) : ALIA
3. Film starring Al Jolson, with "The" : JAZZSINGER
4. Penthesilea and her band : AMAZONS
5. Engineer's concern : STRESS
6. He wrote "BUtterfield 8" : OHARA
7. Pilots' records : LOGS
8. Wallach : ELI
9. Decision of a judge : SENTENCE
10. Bathhouse : CABANA
11. Cuckoopint : ARUM
12. Lobster's appendage : PALP
13. Extensions : ELLS
19. Something to make : GRADE
21. Musical instrument : LUTE
24. Dams : WEIRS
25. The last king of Troy : PRIAM
26. Starr of the Beatles : RINGO
27. Designs : PLANS
28. Fonda-Parton-Tomlin film : NINETOFIVE
29. Sodium carbonate : TRONA
30. Gritty particles : SANDS
32. Seaport in Ireland : SLIGO
35. "The Barefoot ___," 1954 film : CONTESSA
38. Supernatural being, in Moslem legends : JINNI
39. Sir Rudolph of opera : BING
40. Church of St. John ___ in Rome : LATERAN
42. Just about : NEARLY
43. Lyric form : RONDEL
45. Present, e.g. : TENSE
46. Egg on : ABET
47. Erect : REAR
48. Concern : CARE
49. Farewell, to Fabius : VALE
50. Layer of the iris : UVEA
51. For fear that : LEST
53. Malay gibbon : LAR

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