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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
Across
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Walk: Colloq. : HOOF
5
Mathematical curves. : LOCI
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One of the Katzenjammer Kids. : FRITZ
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Love: Lat. : AMOR
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Saroyan hero. : ARAM
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Essential part of TV. : AUDIO
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Loll about. : LAZE
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Weatherman's concern: Abbr. : TEMP
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Have a hankering (for). : YEARN
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Unceremonious departure. : FRENCHLEAVE
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Tool. : HOE
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Implement used in a game. : CUE
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Inlet. : RIA
26
Governor at Pierre. : FOSS
27
Noted publisher (1858–1935). : OCHS
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Type of car on a train. : PARLOR
31
Break. : FRACTURE
33
Notwithstanding. : EVENIF
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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
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Triumphant cries. : AHAS
44
Religious. : MONK
47
Poetic time of day. : EEN
48
Institution of learning: Abbr. : SCH
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Wartime agency. : OPA
50
Breakfast dish. : FRENCHTOAST
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Begin. : SETTO
57
Ballet by Paul Dukas (with "La"). : PERI
58
Asiatic President. : RHEE
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Wipe out: Colloq. : ERASE
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" . . . on the playing fields of ___." : ETON
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Expression of joy, in carols. : NOEL
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St. François de ___. : SALES
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Catch sight of. : ESPY
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Scot's "ago." : SYNE
Down
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Demi. : HALF
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Eastern name. : OMAR
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Primeval mud. : OOZE
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Spot remover. : FRENCHCHALK
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Cutting machine. : LATHE
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Oka River city. : OREL
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Judges' chambers. : CAMERAE
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Damage. : IMPAIR
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Actress Alice. : FAYE
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___ de la Paix. : RUE
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Where Church defeated Welker. : IDAHO
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Beginners: Var. : TIROS
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Torrid, temperate, and frigid. : ZONES
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Protection. : CUSTODY
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De ___ of Eire. : VALERA
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Mellow-toned instruments. : FRENCHHORNS
27
African seaport. : ORAN
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Stick. : CANE
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Before: Prefix. : PRE
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Exaggerate, in a role. : OVERACT
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Static-free radios. : FMS
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Where Londonderry is. : ULSTER
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City on Okinawa. : NAHA
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Suffixes in chemistry. : IDES
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Nourished. : FED
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Twining's title: Abbr. : GEN
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Works of Clément Marot. : SONNETS
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Wigwam. : TEEPEE
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Well-known name in art. : MOSES
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Prato's forte. : OPERA
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Pertaining to birth. : NATAL
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Glistening. : SHINY
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Enemies. : FOES
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Horseman's accessory. : CROP
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Sailor's call. : AHOY
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Discerned. : SEEN
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Operating at a distance: Comb. form. : TELE
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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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