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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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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,156
Across
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8th century B. C. prophet. : AMOS
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Filmy piece. : WISP
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Former opera star. : BORI
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Unit in measuring speed of sound. : MACH
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Girl's name. : SONIA
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Eden's alma mater. : ETON
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Any way at all. : BYHOOKORBYCROOK
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Fast-growing city in South America. : SAOPAULO
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Impudent: Colloq. : CHEEKY
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Implore. : PRAY
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Oscine bird. : CHAT
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Comes to terms. : AGREES
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Articles of furniture. : DRESSERS
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Defy. : BEARD
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A sense of what is right and proper. : GRACE
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Floral decoration. : LEI
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Etats ___. : UNIS
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Lively, playful movement. : FRISK
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Muang-Thai. : SIAM
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Native ___. : SON
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Performs with diligence. : PLIES
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Bout: Colloq. : SETTO
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Mississippi Senator. : EASTLAND
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Silken. : SEREAN
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Be all ___. : EARS
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Solicitude. : CARE
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Part of H. S. H. : SERENE
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Game. : DOMINOES
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Without any hesitation. : ATTHEDROPOFAHAT
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Where the patella is. : KNEE
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Relative of the Ute. : UINTA
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David's first wife. : DORA
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Slacken up. : EASE
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Pools: Colloq. : POTS
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Make out. : ESPY
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Government representatives: Abbr. : AMBS
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Yucatan Indian. : MAYA
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Eight: Span. : OCHO
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Department store employes. : SHOPPERS
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Fuzzy. : WOOLY
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Set of receptacles. : INRO
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Blood relation. : SIB
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Weekly draw. : PAYCHECK
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Caps. : BERETS
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Siouan Indian. : OTOE
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European bird. : ROOK
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Black. : INKY
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Birds of the gull family. : SKUAS
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Took part in a regatta. : OARED
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Pursuit. : CHASE
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Lacking in refinement. : CRASS
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Obloquy. : ABUSE
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Andrea Doria's birthplace. : GENOA
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Monsoon weather. : RAINS
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Dehydrated. : DRIED
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Crème de la crème. : ELITE
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The ranch in "Giant." : REATA
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Mother Goose character. : SIMON
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Pleasant expressions. : GRINS
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Became excited. : FLAREDUP
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Mario Lanza film. : SERENADE
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Level. : PLANE
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Fine cross stroke on type. : SERIF
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Sound of amusement. : TEEHEE
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Polynesian group of islands. : SAMOA
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Early Egyptians. : COPTS
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Account. : SAKE
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10,700-foot high volcano. : ETNA
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Roadmap abbreviations. : RTES
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"___ tread on me." : DONT
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Exclamations. : OHOS
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Western figure. : EARP
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Dwell. : STAY
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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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