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Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon

New York Times, Monday, February 17, 1958

Author:
Bernice Gordon
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 303 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Bernice Gordon has 126 pre-Shortz puzzles and 21 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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Students & seniors
Across
1. 8th century B. C. prophet. : AMOS
5. Filmy piece. : WISP
9. Former opera star. : BORI
13. Unit in measuring speed of sound. : MACH
14. Girl's name. : SONIA
15. Eden's alma mater. : ETON
16. Any way at all. : BYHOOKORBYCROOK
19. Fast-growing city in South America. : SAOPAULO
20. Impudent: Colloq. : CHEEKY
21. Implore. : PRAY
22. Oscine bird. : CHAT
23. Comes to terms. : AGREES
26. Articles of furniture. : DRESSERS
30. Defy. : BEARD
31. A sense of what is right and proper. : GRACE
32. Floral decoration. : LEI
33. Etats ___. : UNIS
34. Lively, playful movement. : FRISK
35. Muang-Thai. : SIAM
36. Native ___. : SON
37. Performs with diligence. : PLIES
38. Bout: Colloq. : SETTO
39. Mississippi Senator. : EASTLAND
41. Silken. : SEREAN
42. Be all ___. : EARS
43. Solicitude. : CARE
44. Part of H. S. H. : SERENE
47. Game. : DOMINOES
51. Without any hesitation. : ATTHEDROPOFAHAT
53. Where the patella is. : KNEE
54. Relative of the Ute. : UINTA
55. David's first wife. : DORA
56. Slacken up. : EASE
57. Pools: Colloq. : POTS
58. Make out. : ESPY
Down
1. Government representatives: Abbr. : AMBS
2. Yucatan Indian. : MAYA
3. Eight: Span. : OCHO
4. Department store employes. : SHOPPERS
5. Fuzzy. : WOOLY
6. Set of receptacles. : INRO
7. Blood relation. : SIB
8. Weekly draw. : PAYCHECK
9. Caps. : BERETS
10. Siouan Indian. : OTOE
11. European bird. : ROOK
12. Black. : INKY
14. Birds of the gull family. : SKUAS
17. Took part in a regatta. : OARED
18. Pursuit. : CHASE
22. Lacking in refinement. : CRASS
23. Obloquy. : ABUSE
24. Andrea Doria's birthplace. : GENOA
25. Monsoon weather. : RAINS
26. Dehydrated. : DRIED
27. Crème de la crème. : ELITE
28. The ranch in "Giant." : REATA
29. Mother Goose character. : SIMON
31. Pleasant expressions. : GRINS
34. Became excited. : FLAREDUP
35. Mario Lanza film. : SERENADE
37. Level. : PLANE
38. Fine cross stroke on type. : SERIF
40. Sound of amusement. : TEEHEE
41. Polynesian group of islands. : SAMOA
43. Early Egyptians. : COPTS
44. Account. : SAKE
45. 10,700-foot high volcano. : ETNA
46. Roadmap abbreviations. : RTES
47. "___ tread on me." : DONT
48. Exclamations. : OHOS
49. Western figure. : EARP
50. Dwell. : STAY
52. City NE of 19 Across. : RIO

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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