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Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon

New York Times, Wednesday, March 23, 1955

Author:
Bernice Gordon
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J K X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
Bernice Gordon has 126 pre-Shortz puzzles and 21 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,094

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Across
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Top-notchers. : ACES
5
Emmy winner. : GOBEL
10
Children's author Munro ___. : LEAF
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Knowledge. : LORE
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Queen in France. : REINE
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Laboratory heater. : ETNA
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TV panel show. : MASQUERADEPARTY
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Bring into harmony. : ATTUNE
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Woolen blankets. : SERAPES
22
Old Norse poetic work. : EDDA
24
Repudiate. : DENY
25
English courtier and historian. : RALEIGH
28
"___ the Heart of Texas." : DEEPIN
32
Something very easy: Slang. : PIE
33
College in Denver. : REGIS
35
300-mile river in France. : SAONE
36
Besides. : ALSO
38
Metal pin. : RIVET
40
Gear for drilling oil wells. : RIGS
41
Actor Ames and others. : LEONS
43
A certain fisherman. : EELER
45
Stubborn: Dial. : SOT
46
Fizz bottle: Var. : SYPHON
48
Expanded. : DILATED
50
Extremely dark. : EBON
52
Ancient Asian. : MEDE
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Partition wall behind an altar. : REREDOS
56
Social divisions. : CASTES
60
Eddie Fisher, for example. : RECORDINGARTIST
62
Plenty: Arch. : ENOW
63
Indians. : ERIES
64
If not. : ELSE
65
Founder of the Keystone State. : PENN
66
Warehouse. : DEPOT
67
Believe. : DEEM
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Girl's name meaning bountiful. : ALMA
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Slicker. : COAT
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Long ago: Arch. : ERST
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Consequence. : SEQUEL
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More grasping. : GREEDIER
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Poetic contraction. : OER
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Partiality. : BIAS
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Over. : ENDED
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Cast sidelong glances. : LEERED
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1956. : LEAPYEAR
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Raison d'___. : ETRE
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Members of the genus Formica. : ANTS
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Actress Bainter. : FAY
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Less than. : UNDER
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Divisions on sheets of stamps. : PANES
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Student of agriculture. : AGGIE
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Role for William Bendix. : RILEY
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Famous story teller. : AESOP
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Stored up, as honey. : HIVED
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Aplomb. : POISE
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"___ We Trust." : INGOD
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Cozy place. : NEST
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Boon companions. : PALS
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Turkish name. : SELIM
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Phrase for a career woman. : ONHEROWN
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Video show. : TELECAST
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Quiet. : SOBER
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Detecting instrument. : RADAR
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Gave a silent O. K. : NODDED
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Tried. : TESTED
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Bête ___, a thing disliked. : NOIRE
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Coty of France. : RENE
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National problem: Abbr. : ECON
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Sound in a barber shop. : SNIP
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Relative of a domino. : TILE
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To be: Latin. : ESSE
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Dam up. : STEM
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Fabric. : REP
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First name of 5 Across: Abbr. : GEO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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