Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon 

New York Times, Monday, March 30, 1981

Author:Bernice Gordon
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { B Q X }, Scrabble score: 307 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0
Bernice Gordon has 80 pre-Shortz puzzles and 20 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1981, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Box for jitterbugs : JUKE
5. Open courts : ATRIA
10. Ancient capital of the Moguls : AGRA
14. Roman poet : OVID
15. Use a razor : SHAVE
16. Area below the fetlock : HOOF
17. Oscar winner: 1931–32 : HELENHAYES
19. Adamson pet : ELSA
20. King Cole : NAT
21. Medical suffix : ITIS
22. Merchant : TRADER
24. John ___, star of "Roots" : AMOS
25. Puppeteer Lewis : SHARI
26. Tip : CAREEN
29. Symbols of authority : SCEPTERS
32. "Book of ___" : HOURS
33. Place for a coin : SLOT
34. Linden : HAL
35. Ostentatious : ARTY
36. Condition : STATE
37. Novelist Grey : ZANE
38. Indefinite power : NTH
39. Track : HUNT
40. Frightened : COWED
41. Follow : TAGALONG
44. Identical offspring, in modern science : CLONES
45. Pointed arches : OGEES
46. Cheap falseness : SHAM
47. Macaw : PARROT
49. Title in Turkey : EMIR
50. George ___ Hill, director of a 1973 Oscar winner : ROY
53. Makeshift : RUDE
54. Oscar winner: 1961 : RITAMORENO
57. Nebraska City's county : OTOE
58. Take effect : ENURE
59. Côte d'___, on the Riviera : AZUR
60. Mallard's milieu : POND
61. Blue-pencils : EDITS
62. Bench's protection : MASK
1. Oscar-winning director Ford: 1935 : JOHN
2. Layer of the iris : UVEA
3. Tartan skirt : KILT
4. Dutch commune : EDE
5. Lucy in "The Bride of Lammermoor" : ASHTON
6. Novel by Anatole France : THAIS
7. Skates : RAYS
8. "___ Got a Secret" : IVE
9. Lover of beauty : AESTHETE
10. "If I Only Had ___" : AHEART
11. Oscar winner: 1969 : GOLDIEHAWN
12. Midler role : ROSE
13. Distant : AFAR
18. Where to see the Maison Carrée : NIMES
23. Criticize : RAP
24. Ethereal : AERY
25. Oscar-winner George: 1970 : SCOTT
26. Simple melody : CHANT
27. Artery : AORTA
28. Oscar winner: 1968 : RUTHGORDON
29. Highly informal language : SLANG
30. Princess in the East : RANEE
31. Mushing necessities : SLEDS
33. Delivers a haymaker : STUNS
36. Article in a bootery : SHOETREE
37. Kind of lens : ZOOM
40. Mild cigar : CLARO
42. Settled differences : AGREED
43. Oscar-winning director McCarey: 1944 : LEO
44. Some doorbells : CHIMES
46. Stylish : SMART
47. Brace; bolster : PROP
48. Stanley Steamer, e.g. : AUTO
49. Small case : ETUI
50. Mohammed ___ Pahlavi : REZA
51. Charge : ONUS
52. Sergeant ___, W.W. I hero : YORK
55. Sen. Lugar's home : IND
56. Fordham mascot : RAM

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