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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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C
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,710
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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