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Charles E. Gersch
Charles E. Gersch

New York Times, Friday, February 8, 1957

Author:
Charles E. Gersch
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { B J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 320 (avg 1.70)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Charles E. Gersch has 31 pre-Shortz puzzles and 17 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,782

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Across
1. Walk: Colloq. : HOOF
5. Mathematical curves. : LOCI
9. One of the Katzenjammer Kids. : FRITZ
14. Love: Lat. : AMOR
15. Saroyan hero. : ARAM
16. Essential part of TV. : AUDIO
17. Loll about. : LAZE
18. Weatherman's concern: Abbr. : TEMP
19. Have a hankering (for). : YEARN
20. Unceremonious departure. : FRENCHLEAVE
23. Tool. : HOE
24. Implement used in a game. : CUE
25. Inlet. : RIA
26. Governor at Pierre. : FOSS
27. Noted publisher (1858–1935). : OCHS
29. Type of car on a train. : PARLOR
31. Break. : FRACTURE
33. Notwithstanding. : EVENIF
37. Street aperture. : MANHOLE
38. Small bomb. : GRENADE
39. Golfer Sam and family. : SNEADS
40. Hunted high and low. : SEARCHED
41. Edward Bulwer-___, English author. : LYTTON
43. Triumphant cries. : AHAS
44. Religious. : MONK
47. Poetic time of day. : EEN
48. Institution of learning: Abbr. : SCH
49. Wartime agency. : OPA
50. Breakfast dish. : FRENCHTOAST
55. Begin. : SETTO
57. Ballet by Paul Dukas (with "La"). : PERI
58. Asiatic President. : RHEE
59. Wipe out: Colloq. : ERASE
60. " . . . on the playing fields of ___." : ETON
61. Expression of joy, in carols. : NOEL
62. St. François de ___. : SALES
63. Catch sight of. : ESPY
64. Scot's "ago." : SYNE
Down
1. Demi. : HALF
2. Eastern name. : OMAR
3. Primeval mud. : OOZE
4. Spot remover. : FRENCHCHALK
5. Cutting machine. : LATHE
6. Oka River city. : OREL
7. Judges' chambers. : CAMERAE
8. Damage. : IMPAIR
9. Actress Alice. : FAYE
10. ___ de la Paix. : RUE
11. Where Church defeated Welker. : IDAHO
12. Beginners: Var. : TIROS
13. Torrid, temperate, and frigid. : ZONES
21. Protection. : CUSTODY
22. De ___ of Eire. : VALERA
26. Mellow-toned instruments. : FRENCHHORNS
27. African seaport. : ORAN
28. Stick. : CANE
29. Before: Prefix. : PRE
30. Exaggerate, in a role. : OVERACT
31. Static-free radios. : FMS
32. Where Londonderry is. : ULSTER
34. City on Okinawa. : NAHA
35. Suffixes in chemistry. : IDES
36. Nourished. : FED
38. Twining's title: Abbr. : GEN
40. Works of Clément Marot. : SONNETS
42. Wigwam. : TEEPEE
44. Well-known name in art. : MOSES
45. Prato's forte. : OPERA
46. Pertaining to birth. : NATAL
48. Glistening. : SHINY
50. Enemies. : FOES
51. Horseman's accessory. : CROP
52. Sailor's call. : AHOY
53. Discerned. : SEEN
54. Operating at a distance: Comb. form. : TELE
56. Part of a Chinese name. : TSE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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