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Charles E. Gersch
Charles E. Gersch

New York Times, Tuesday, February 22, 1955

Author: Charles Gersch
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J X }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
Charles E. Gersch has 31 pre-Shortz puzzles and 17 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,065
Across Down
1. Forbidden. : TABU
5. The adventurous Miss Carberry. : TISH
9. Anthropoids. : APES
13. Not round. : OVAL
14. Numerical suffix. : PENTA
15. Nod. : DOZE
16. Celebrity. : NAME
17. Greek city. : ARGOS
18. Where the Ob flows. : ASIA
19. The Rock: Abbr. : GIB
20. Crawler. : ANT
21. Noun suffix. : ITY
23. Man's nickname. : TOM
24. M. C. on TV. : ALISTAIRCOOKE
28. Mountains of Asia. : ALTAIS
29. Geoffrey and John. : KERRS
32. Workshops. : ATELIERS
35. Describing a trapeze act. : AERIAL
36. Girl's name. : DORA
37. Breaking one of the Commandments. : LYING
39. A greater number. : MORE
40. One of a well-known trio. : ZSAZSA
42. Was next to. : BORDERED
44. Magazine piece. : ESSAY
45. Sacristans care for them. : ALTARS
46. Cause of disaster in 1871. : MRSOLEARYSCOW
51. Finial. : EPI
53. Diogenes' home. : TUB
54. Poetic contraction. : TIS
55. Al Jolson's first name. : ASA
56. Boggy ground. : QUAG
58. Light brown. : SEPIA
60. Norse god. : ODIN
61. Coffee containers. : URNS
62. Have a fitting. : TRYON
63. Ich ___ (I serve): Prince of Wales' motto. : DIEN
64. German girl's name. : ILSA
65. British gun. : STEN
66. Book of the Old Testament. : EZRA
1. Group of South Sea islands. : TONGA
2. Profit. : AVAIL
3. Felix Salten's hero. : BAMBI
4. Tree yielding caucho. : ULE
5. Of the third order. : TERTIARY
6. Verbal suffix. : ING
7. Impassive ones. : STOICS
8. ___ do with (is related to). : HASTO
9. Political group. : ADA
10. Subsequent. : POSTERIOR
11. First name of star of "Fanny." : EZIO
12. Thread line. : SEAM
14. Short slender cigar. : PANATELA
20. Husband of Gudrun. : ATLI
22. Part of a dress. : YOKE
25. Dictator in Lisbon. : SALAZAR
26. Provoking laughter. : RISIBLE
27. Indoor or outdoor fair or carnival. : KERMESS
30. Not dense. : RARE
31. Toboggan. : SLED
32. Cutting tool. : ADZE
33. Buffet. : TOSS
34. Followers of a Dutch philosopher. : ERASMIANS
35. Pertaining to land. : AGRARIAN
38. Memorandum. : NOTATION
41. A method: Abbr. : SYST
43. Advocates of the 18th Amendment. : DRYS
45. Dr. Schweitzer. : ALBERT
47. Dispossesses. : OUSTS
48. Atlantic port of Spain. : CADIZ
49. Willow shoot. : OSIER
50. ___ bet? : WANNA
51. Of the same size: Comb. form. : EQUI
52. Inversion of stitches in knitting. : PURL
57. Girls' group. : GSA
59. English engraver of landscapes. : PYE
60. Poem. : ODE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later.

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