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Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon

New York Times, Thursday, December 12, 1963

Author: Bernice Gordon
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Bernice Gordon has 126 pre-Shortz puzzles and 21 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,247
Across Down
1. French beverage. : CAFE
5. Old-fashioned one. : FOGY
9. Creator of the "Laughing Cavalier." : HALS
13. Chemical compound. : ALUM
14. Vessel of W.W. I. : UBOAT
16. He loves: Lat. : AMAT
17. San ___ on the Mediterranean. : REMO
18. Moving backward. : RETROGRADE
20. Wavers uncertainly. : TEETERS
22. Oriental pipe. : NARGILE
23. Iroquoian. : ERIE
24. Cornfield weed. : DARNEL
25. Seaport of Scotland. : DUNDEE
28. Relish. : GUSTO
30. Entertainment group. : USO
31. Respiratory ailment. : CROUP
33. Like certain college walls. : IVIED
37. Word from the Psalms. : SELAH
39. Bridle part. : BIT
40. One kind of middleman. : FENCE
41. Pamphlet. : TRACT
42. Branch of knowledge, humorously. : OLOGY
44. City of Peru. : ICA
45. Family member. : CHILD
47. Pay attention. : LISTEN
49. Islands NE of the Shetlands. : FAROES
52. Kind of house. : PENT
53. Usually. : ASARULE
55. With ardor. : EAGERLY
59. Lady of the May Day games. : MAIDMARIAN
61. Come into sight. : LOOM
62. If not. : ELSE
63. Subdivide minutely. : MINCE
64. Christmas figures. : MAGI
65. Illustrious act. : DEED
66. Type of student. : COED
67. Stettin's river. : ODER
1. Supermarket item. : CART
2. Opposite of aweather. : ALEE
3. Be in a rage. : FUME
4. Emulated certain actresses. : EMOTED
5. Special type of garment maker. : FURRIER
6. On the heavy side. : OBESE
7. Acquired. : GOT
8. Wool fiber. : YARN
9. Fictional wartime hero. : HARGROVE
10. With full force. : AMAIN
11. Kind of spoon. : LADLE
12. Important industry. : STEEL
15. Amphibians. : TOADS
19. Giving pleasure. : GRATIFYING
21. Temple on the Acropolis, from 409 B.C. : ERECHTHEUM
25. Housewife's problem. : DUST
26. Employer. : USER
27. Popular piano piece. : NOLA
28. Association. : GUILD
29. Incumbent upon. : UPTO
32. Money in the agora. : OBOL
34. Monogram: Abbr. : INIT
35. Behold: Lat. : ECCE
36. Rusk. : DEAN
38. Reconciled. : ACCORDED
43. Collected bit by bit. : GLEANED
46. Lands of the Moslems. : ISLAM
48. Patron of fishermen. : STELMO
49. Having acquired greatness. : FAMED
50. Offered for purchase. : ASALE
51. Stir up. : RAISE
52. A gift of God. : PEACE
54. Actor Portman. : ERIC
56. Turnpike. : ROAD
57. Theater locale. : LOGE
58. Giant slain by Odin. : YMIR
60. Daughter of Cadmus. : INO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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