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Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon

New York Times, Monday, November 24, 1958

Author:
Bernice Gordon
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { B J Q V W Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Bernice Gordon has 126 pre-Shortz puzzles and 21 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,436
Across
1. Prophet from Tekoa. : AMOS
5. Town opposite Windsor, on the Thames. : ETON
9. Picket. : PALE
13. Tendency of events. : TIDE
14. The wrists. : CARPI
15. Notion. : IDEA
16. Near the ear. : OTIC
17. Far Eastern. : ASIAN
18. Narrow inlets. : RIAS
19. One form of communication. : MENTALTELEPATHY
22. Ely and Wight. : ISLES
23. Perch. : SIT
24. Ancient fabulist. : AESOP
27. Roadmap abbreviation. : RTE
29. A donkey. : NEDDY
33. Strong-scented herb. : CATNIP
35. Time element in photography. : EXPOSURE
37. Actress Hagen. : UTA
38. ___ Muni. : RIO
40. Cousin of et al. : ETC
41. Large genus of grasses. : POA
42. Heavy falls of rain. : TORRENTS
45. Distinctive mode of expression. : ACCENT
47. Used a printer's roller. : INKED
48. Slant. : TIP
50. Fireman's equipment. : HOSES
51. ___ loss (bewildered). : ATA
53. Cereal seeds. : GRAIN
55. On the ___ (prompted by the occasion). : SPUROFTHEMOMENT
62. Incalculable periods. : EONS
63. One of the Van Dorens. : IRITA
64. Hebrew measure. : OMER
65. Skirt for Tallchief. : TUTU
66. Declaims violently. : RANTS
67. Pneumatic tube. : TIRE
68. Fret on a guitar, etc. : STOP
69. Describing floating island. : EGGY
70. Indian. : OTOE
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1. Particle. : ATOM
2. Particle. : MITE
3. Husband of Frigg. : ODIN
4. Part. : SECTION
5. ___ Island. : EASTER
6. Adriatic seaport. : TRIESTE
7. Glassy silica. : OPAL
8. Spot cards. : NINES
9. Gilbert & Sullivan characters. : PIRATES
10. Mine passage. : ADIT
11. Rachel's sister. : LEAH
12. Effortless. : EASY
14. Convoke. : CALL
20. Sought something high or great. : ASPIREDTO
21. Disney movie. : PINOCCHIO
24. Sharp: Comb. form. : ACUTI
25. Andrew Jackson's Secy. of War. : EATON
26. Severe. : STARK
28. River into the English Channel. : EXE
30. Hoodwinks. : DUPES
31. Humming sound. : DRONE
32. He wrote "If I Were Four and Twenty." : YEATS
34. Nursery necessity. : PIN
36. School group. : PTA
39. Baseball great. : OTT
43. Does a pesade, in horsemanship. : REARSUP
44. Lamenting. : SIGHING
46. With animated movement: Mus. : CONMOTO
49. Pleasing. : PRETTY
52. Ardent. : AFIRE
54. Amo, ___, amat. : AMAS
55. Furnishes as a pattern. : SETS
56. Fit of ill humor. : POUT
57. Poetic preposition. : UNTO
58. A branch of drama: Abbr. : TRAG
59. Flow out. : EMIT
60. ___ Wolfe. : NERO
61. Ailanthus, for one. : TREE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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