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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
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Food fish. : SHAD
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Visitor at 20 Across. : GLENN
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Title held by MacArthur. : SCAP
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Theatre section. : LOGE
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Man's felt slipper. : ROMEO
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Noted war correspondent. : PYLE
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Enveloping glow. : AURA
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Authoritative dictum. : EDICT
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"___ old cowhand . . . " : IMAN
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Headline place in B. W. I. : GRANDTURKISLAND
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Repentant. one. : RUER
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___-de-sac. : CUL
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Take on additional oil. : REFUEL
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Paneling. : WAINSCOT
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Continue to be. : EXIST
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Short thick fragment. : CHUNK
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Eureka! : AHA
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Member of a religious order. : MONK
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Working. : GOING
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City problem: Abbr. : TRAF
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Yellow bugle. : IVA
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Beginning. : FRONT
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Lively: Dial. : PEART
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Bear. : TOLERATE
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Stories: Fr. : CONTES
45
Penn ___, near Rochester, N. Y. : YAN
46
Marian, for one. : MAID
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Headline of Feb. 20. : FRIENDSHIPSEVEN
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Take it easy. : LOLL
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Part of a dinner set. : PLATE
57
___ Lisboa, capital of Angola. : NOVA
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Helmsman's term. : ALEE
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Fido's cousin. : ROVER
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2nd century date. : CLII
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Letterpress. : TEXT
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Jugs. : EWERS
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Give a cheer. : YELL
Down
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Smelting product. : SLAG
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___ hand. : HOUR
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Ancient Mogul capital. : AGRA
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VIP in Washington. : DEANRUSK
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Fairy tale character. : GRETEL
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God identified with Loki. : LODUR
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Title in Turkey. : EMIR
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___ and crop (completely). : NECK
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Referring to. : NOTICING
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Runs out. : SPILLS
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Cornice molding. : CYMA
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Comdr. Shepard. : ALAN
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Hang. : PEND
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Musical specialty. : DUET
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Lowered. : SUNK
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Decrease. : REMIT
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From the egg: Lat. : EXOVO
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Last. : FINAL
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Plaintive sound. : WHINE
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Benevolent elderly lady. : AUNT
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200 milligrams. : CARAT
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Chicago airfield. : OHARE
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White House dwellers, 1909. : TAFTS
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Game bird. : COOT
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Locale of Longfellow's "Evangeline." : GRANDPRE
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Bias. : TENDENCY
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Ollie's friend. : FRAN
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Petits ___. : POIS
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Grommet. : EYELET
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Young berries used in dressings. : CAPERS
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Joint in carpentry. : MITER
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Exactly. : FLAT
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Part. : ROLE
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Hardy evergreen. : ILEX
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Sure's companion. : SLOW
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Contain. : HAVE
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Lemming mouse. : VOLE
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Kind of eye. : EVIL
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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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