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Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon

HOUSEHOLD WORDS

New York Times, Sunday, January 23, 1955

Author:
Bernice Gordon
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 77, Avg Word Len: 5.38, Missing: { J X }, Scrabble score: 673 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 154, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 26
Bernice Gordon has 126 pre-Shortz puzzles and 21 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,035
Across
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Fixed in position. : STABILE
8
Western daisies. : SHASTAS
15
Grew genial. : THAWED
21
Advent. : ARRIVAL
22
City in Colombia. : PALMIRA
23
Trickery. : CHICANE
24
Work of a modern kitchen appliance. : GARBAGEDISPOSAL
26
Renders inactive. : ARRESTS
27
Actress Merkel. : UNA
28
Composer of "Narcissus." : NEVIN
29
Animal. : STAG
30
Open to all. : FREE
31
"Fanny," for example. : HIT
32
Skin affection. : ACNE
34
Splits asunder. : RENDS
36
Metallic compound. : ENOLATE
38
In the place of. : VICE
39
Ruler: Fr. : REGLE
41
Tapioca-like food. : SALEP
43
Lake in Lapland. : ENARE
44
Antler prong. : TINE
45
Grain market on Black Sea. : ODESSA
47
Hardship. : RIGOR
49
Noun suffix. : ESE
50
Grapnels. : DRAGS
51
"There ___ any more." : ISNT
53
Direction: Contr. : NOREAST
55
Elizabeth's Britain. : REALM
56
Avoidable K. P. chore. : SQUEEZING
60
Binding. : TAPE
61
Seaport in southeast Italy. : BARI
62
Peer's doting mother. : ASE
65
Ram. : TUP
66
Gratify completely. : SATE
67
Transfer the title of. : CEDE
68
Menaces to navigation. : DERELICTS
70
Show of vanity. : AIRS
72
Roundup mount. : COWPONY
74
Without alloy. : PURE
75
Moral. : ETHIC
76
Woodcock's relatives. : SNIPES
78
College campus. : YARD
79
Member of the family. : DADA
80
Vehicle for Anna Karenina. : TROIKA
81
More experienced. : SAGER
82
___ pie. : PORK
83
Writer of Claudine stories. : COLETTE
85
Small piece. : SNIP
86
First name of 28 Across. : ETHELBERT
88
Jessica Tandy's husband. : HUME
89
Millions of years. : EONS
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Compass point. : ENE
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Gain. : NET
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Recoil. : KICK
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Mustachioed designer. : DALI
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False claims. : PRETENSES
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Lively, playful movement. : FRISK
99
"Forget-me-not" item. : MEMENTO
101
Hernando De ___. : SOTO
102
Stretch one's neck. : CRANE
103
Greek letters. : MUS
104
Struggles. : TOILS
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Fur for a coat. : NUTRIA
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Burglar. : YEGG
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Popular magazines. : PULPS
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Memberships. : SEATS
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Payments: Abbr. : PREMS
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Certain stamps. : ONES
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Polls items. : BALLOTS
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Languish. : DROOP
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Epic poetry. : EPOS
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Mrs. Wilding's nickname. : LIZ
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Sea bird. : ERNE
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Angers. : IRES
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Province in Siberia. : OIROT
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Italian man's name. : UGO
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Item on a summer menu. : ICEDTEA
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Household appliance. : ELECTRICTOASTER
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The spice of life. : VARIETY
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Situated. : BESTEAD
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Basic part. : ELEMENT
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European province: Ger. : ELSASS
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Household ornaments. : BRASSES
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Beguiles. : DELUDES
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Giant cactus, symbol of Arizona. : SAGUARO
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Intensely still. : TRANCED
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Make plans. : ARRANGE
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Tucker's companion. : BIB
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Tolstoy hero. : IVAN
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Bock's relative. : LAGER
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Students: Fr. : ELEVES
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Lean and lanky. : SPINDLING
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Experiences. : HAS
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Julian and Rhaetian. : ALPS
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Struck. : SMOTE
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Medicinal tea. : TISANE
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Native of Saragossa. : ARAGONESE
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Girl in a song. : SAL
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"___ Little Fishes." : THREE
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Charter. : HIRE
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Single point. : ACE
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Time savers. : WASHINGMACHINES
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Inveigles. : ENTICES
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Beatrice ___, Renaissance beauty. : DESTE
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Bill of fare. : CARTE
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Monetary unit of Iraq. : DINAR
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Economic and political problem. : FARE
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Martha Finley's paragon. : ELSIE
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Bulb plant. : SEGO
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Finally. : LAST
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Small vessel. : VIAL
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Letters. : ESSES
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Foreshadow. : PORTEND
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A place to live in. : TRAILER
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Soldiers from down under. : ANZACS
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Set. : READY
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"___ Mable." : DERE
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Belgrade V. I. P. : TITO
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King Kong. : APE
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Excellent. : RARE
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F. O. A. chief. : STASSEN
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Growing in sets of five. : QUINATE
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Modern household equipment. : UPRIGHTFREEZERS
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It's Democratic after 12 years. : NEWYORK
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Scolder. : BERATER
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River in Alaska. : STIKINE
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Slips away. : ESCAPES
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Product of Portugal. : CORK
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Dandy. : DUDE
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Hirobumi and Yuko. : ITOS
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Graf ___. : SPEE
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One's duty. : PART
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Lessen in importance. : PALE
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Subject of a Goethe ballad. : ERLKING
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Game. : DOMINOS
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Describing a large truck. : TENTON
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He's cast as Captain Ahab. : PECK
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Flat base of a brilliant. : CULET
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On one's ___. : TOES
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Alpine wind. : BISE
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Son of Noah. : HAM
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Arrangement. : SETUP
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Thief. : DESPOILER
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Sun glasses. : POLAROIDS
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French pronoun. : NOTRE
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Scolds: Slang. : RAGS
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Thin soft muslin. : MULL
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Linked. : TIED
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Distrustful and gloomy. : CYNICAL
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Lady's slipper. : MULE
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One showing great restraint. : STOIC
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Supposed to be such. : REPUTED
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Well-known TV name. : IMOGENE
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Classifies. : ASSORTS
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Philippine island. : PANAY
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Italian resort. : STRESA
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Put in order. : SORTED
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Fruit. : OLIVE
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Author Harte and others. : BRETS
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Groups. : SECTS
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First Pulitzer Prize novelist. : POOLE
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Summers: Fr. : ETES
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Genevieve and others: Abbr. : STES
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Chinese weight. : TAEL
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Through: Prefix. : DIA
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Decline. : EBB
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Girl's name. : RAE
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University in Texas. : SMU

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 20 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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