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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
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Prophet from Tekoa. : AMOS
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Town opposite Windsor, on the Thames. : ETON
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Picket. : PALE
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Tendency of events. : TIDE
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The wrists. : CARPI
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Notion. : IDEA
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Near the ear. : OTIC
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Far Eastern. : ASIAN
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Narrow inlets. : RIAS
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One form of communication. : MENTALTELEPATHY
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Ely and Wight. : ISLES
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Perch. : SIT
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Ancient fabulist. : AESOP
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Roadmap abbreviation. : RTE
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A donkey. : NEDDY
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Strong-scented herb. : CATNIP
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Time element in photography. : EXPOSURE
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Actress Hagen. : UTA
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___ Muni. : RIO
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Cousin of et al. : ETC
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Large genus of grasses. : POA
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Heavy falls of rain. : TORRENTS
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Distinctive mode of expression. : ACCENT
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Used a printer's roller. : INKED
48
Slant. : TIP
50
Fireman's equipment. : HOSES
51
___ loss (bewildered). : ATA
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Cereal seeds. : GRAIN
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On the ___ (prompted by the occasion). : SPUROFTHEMOMENT
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Incalculable periods. : EONS
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One of the Van Dorens. : IRITA
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Hebrew measure. : OMER
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Skirt for Tallchief. : TUTU
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Declaims violently. : RANTS
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Pneumatic tube. : TIRE
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Fret on a guitar, etc. : STOP
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Describing floating island. : EGGY
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Indian. : OTOE
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Particle. : ATOM
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Particle. : MITE
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Husband of Frigg. : ODIN
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Part. : SECTION
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___ Island. : EASTER
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Adriatic seaport. : TRIESTE
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Glassy silica. : OPAL
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Spot cards. : NINES
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Gilbert & Sullivan characters. : PIRATES
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Mine passage. : ADIT
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Rachel's sister. : LEAH
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Effortless. : EASY
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Convoke. : CALL
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Sought something high or great. : ASPIREDTO
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Disney movie. : PINOCCHIO
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Sharp: Comb. form. : ACUTI
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Andrew Jackson's Secy. of War. : EATON
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Severe. : STARK
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River into the English Channel. : EXE
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Hoodwinks. : DUPES
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Humming sound. : DRONE
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He wrote "If I Were Four and Twenty." : YEATS
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Nursery necessity. : PIN
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School group. : PTA
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Baseball great. : OTT
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Does a pesade, in horsemanship. : REARSUP
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Lamenting. : SIGHING
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With animated movement: Mus. : CONMOTO
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Pleasing. : PRETTY
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Ardent. : AFIRE
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Amo, ___, amat. : AMAS
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Furnishes as a pattern. : SETS
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Fit of ill humor. : POUT
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Poetic preposition. : UNTO
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A branch of drama: Abbr. : TRAG
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Flow out. : EMIT
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___ Wolfe. : NERO
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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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