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Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon

New York Times, Monday, March 26, 1962

Author: Bernice Gordon
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { B J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 309 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Bernice Gordon has 126 pre-Shortz puzzles and 21 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,637
Across Down
1. Food fish. : SHAD
5. Visitor at 20 Across. : GLENN
10. Title held by MacArthur. : SCAP
14. Theatre section. : LOGE
15. Man's felt slipper. : ROMEO
16. Noted war correspondent. : PYLE
17. Enveloping glow. : AURA
18. Authoritative dictum. : EDICT
19. "___ old cowhand . . . " : IMAN
20. Headline place in B. W. I. : GRANDTURKISLAND
23. Repentant. one. : RUER
24. ___-de-sac. : CUL
25. Take on additional oil. : REFUEL
28. Paneling. : WAINSCOT
33. Continue to be. : EXIST
34. Short thick fragment. : CHUNK
35. Eureka! : AHA
36. Member of a religious order. : MONK
37. Working. : GOING
38. City problem: Abbr. : TRAF
39. Yellow bugle. : IVA
40. Beginning. : FRONT
41. Lively: Dial. : PEART
42. Bear. : TOLERATE
44. Stories: Fr. : CONTES
45. Penn ___, near Rochester, N. Y. : YAN
46. Marian, for one. : MAID
47. Headline of Feb. 20. : FRIENDSHIPSEVEN
55. Take it easy. : LOLL
56. Part of a dinner set. : PLATE
57. ___ Lisboa, capital of Angola. : NOVA
58. Helmsman's term. : ALEE
59. Fido's cousin. : ROVER
60. 2nd century date. : CLII
61. Letterpress. : TEXT
62. Jugs. : EWERS
63. Give a cheer. : YELL
1. Smelting product. : SLAG
2. ___ hand. : HOUR
3. Ancient Mogul capital. : AGRA
4. VIP in Washington. : DEANRUSK
5. Fairy tale character. : GRETEL
6. God identified with Loki. : LODUR
7. Title in Turkey. : EMIR
8. ___ and crop (completely). : NECK
9. Referring to. : NOTICING
10. Runs out. : SPILLS
11. Cornice molding. : CYMA
12. Comdr. Shepard. : ALAN
13. Hang. : PEND
21. Musical specialty. : DUET
22. Lowered. : SUNK
25. Decrease. : REMIT
26. From the egg: Lat. : EXOVO
27. Last. : FINAL
28. Plaintive sound. : WHINE
29. Benevolent elderly lady. : AUNT
30. 200 milligrams. : CARAT
31. Chicago airfield. : OHARE
32. White House dwellers, 1909. : TAFTS
34. Game bird. : COOT
37. Locale of Longfellow's "Evangeline." : GRANDPRE
38. Bias. : TENDENCY
40. Ollie's friend. : FRAN
41. Petits ___. : POIS
43. Grommet. : EYELET
44. Young berries used in dressings. : CAPERS
46. Joint in carpentry. : MITER
47. Exactly. : FLAT
48. Part. : ROLE
49. Hardy evergreen. : ILEX
50. Sure's companion. : SLOW
51. Contain. : HAVE
52. Lemming mouse. : VOLE
53. Kind of eye. : EVIL
54. Fix in steady attention. : NAIL

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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