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Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon

New York Times, Thursday, March 4, 1954

Author:
Bernice Gordon
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, 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.
David Steinberg notes:

Original 51-Down clue had AQ or QJ; corrected this to AQ or KJ.

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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,710

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Teller of tall tales. : LIAR
5. Actor Lincoln and others. : ELMOS
10. Gain as a reward. : REAP
14. Ravel. : UNDO
15. What enforceable laws have. : TEETH
16. Lady Hamilton, famous beauty. : EMMA
17. Subject of presidential address. : STATEOFTHEUNION
20. Pertaining to time. : HORAL
21. Humphrey's department. : TREASURY
22. Reckoning. : TAB
24. Deviated from the straight and narrow. : ERRED
25. The grass in our neighbors' yards. : GREENER
29. Overly sweet. : SUGARY
33. Attila, for example. : HUN
34. Applies plaster. : DAUBS
37. Volcano in the West Indies. : PELEE
38. Composition. : OPUS
40. Length of a boxer's arm. : REACH
42. Met member. : DIVA
43. Whey of milk. : SERUM
45. Remained firm. : STOOD
47. Upon: Law. : SUR
48. Metal rod. : TEEBAR
50. Inscribed. : WRITTEN
52. Household commodities. : SOAPS
55. Direction. : NNE
56. Invisible headgear. : HAIRNETS
59. Two-word alternative, declared one word by Georgia Legislature. : ANDOR
63. Hennings, Nixon, Byrd. : TOMDICKANDHARRY
65. Opposite of aweather. : ALEE
66. Charters. : HIRES
67. Bamboo. : CANE
68. Go one's way. : WEND
69. Beginning. : ONSET
70. Nous sommes, vous ___. : ETES
Down
1. Succulent. : LUSH
2. Preposition. : INTO
3. Hebrew month. : ADAR
4. Wheel-shaped. : ROTATE
5. Theatre of war, 1945. : ETO
6. Departed. : LEFT
7. 39.37 inches. : METRE
8. Former. : OTHER
9. Dressmaker's equipment. : SHEARS
10. Jostled again. : RENUDGED
11. Arabian prince. : EMIR
12. Port on Formosa Strait. : AMOY
13. Spider. : PAN
18. Antelope with spiral horns. : ELAND
19. Finish. : USEUP
23. He sells short. : BEAR
25. Faint glimmering. : GHOST
26. 16 annas. : RUPEE
27. Take effect. : ENURE
28. Royale, Rivoli, etc. : RUES
30. Tipped. : ALIST
31. Musical show. : REVUE
32. Have a hankering for. : YEARN
35. Racket. : BAT
36. Vessel for freight. : SCOW
39. Settled down. : SUBSIDED
41. Chile headland. : HORN
44. Native of New Zealand. : MAORI
46. TV's Shore. : DINAH
49. Large southwestern grazing farm. : RANCHO
51. AQ or KJ. : TENACE
53. Silken material. : PEKIN
54. Old Glory's assets. : STARS
56. From tee to green. : HOLE
57. Ratify. : AMEN
58. Snicker ___. : SNEE
60. Mild expletive. : DRAT
61. Where Alençon is. : ORNE
62. Gypsy gentlemen. : RYES
63. Marble. : TAW
64. Summer time. : DST

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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