Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon 

New York Times, Wednesday, September 2, 1981

Author: Bernice Gordon
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 2, Spans: 1
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© 1981, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Rum-and-water drink : GROG
5. ___ law, used by the Franks : SALIC
10. Rebuff : SLAP
14. "Hold ___ horses!" : YOUR
15. Historic town in Iraq : AMARA
16. Bustle : TODO
17. Mickey and kin : MICE
18. Countenance : FAVOR
19. Actor Skinner : OTIS
20. Greet, in a way : SHAKEHANDSWITH
23. Small drinks : TOTS
24. Pique : IRE
25. Lose : MISLAY
28. Water plant : ALGA
30. Bleak : RAW
33. Utopian : IDEAL
34. Region : AREA
35. River in Yorkshire : AIRE
36. See 56 Across : DARKANDHANDSOME
39. Indian butter : GHEE
40. Toward the mouth : ORAD
41. Decided for : OPTED
42. Goddess of the dawn : EOS
43. House at O.S.U. : FRAT
44. Springs : ARISES
45. Eur. country : AUS
46. Slammer : STIR
47. Words after "Fragile" : HANDLEWITHCARE
54. Shaped like a stadium : OVAL
55. Headdress at Canterbury : MITRE
56. With 36 Across, like a pinup man : TALL
58. ___-Lenape, Delaware Indian : LENI
59. Criminal offense : ARSON
60. Madame Bovary : EMMA
61. Yellowish-brown wool : DRAB
62. Certain tides : NEAPS
63. Famed couturier : DIOR
1. Training ground for Larry Holmes : GYM
2. Louis XV and XVI : ROIS
3. Cry of pain : OUCH
4. Superior, e.g. : GREATLAKE
5. Two-point score in football : SAFETY
6. Baby sitters in Peking : AMAHS
7. Output of St. Helens : LAVA
8. "___ City" (Pittsburgh) : IRON
9. General for whom a sweater was named : CARDIGAN
10. Author of "Oldtown Folks": 1869 : STOWE
11. Pen name used by Viaud : LOTI
12. Mine passage : ADIT
13. Like Buckingham Palace : POSH
21. Eucalyptus eater : KOALA
22. Spanish Mme. : SRA
25. Tiny pest : MIDGE
26. Baking potato : IDAHO
27. Dry periods : SERES
28. Enlightened Buddhist : ARHAT
29. Conduct : LEAD
30. Public disorders : RIOTS
31. Napoleon's "Grande" group : ARMEE
32. Devil's-trumpets, e.g. : WEEDS
34. Seaport in Spain : ADRA
35. Drew in by suction : ASPIRATED
37. Eric the Red was one : NORSEMAN
38. Architectural order : DORIC
43. Suffix with care : FUL
44. Site of the University of Georgia : ATHENS
45. Talk-show quip : ADLIB
46. Leather band : STROP
47. Where cargo goes : HOLD
48. Assert : AVER
49. Darling dog : NANA
50. Fencing : WIRE
51. "___ boy!" : ITSA
52. Nerve branches : RAMI
53. Patron saint of sailors : ELMO
57. Gibbon : LAR

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