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Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon

New York Times, Tuesday, April 23, 1957

Author:
Bernice Gordon
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Bernice Gordon has 126 pre-Shortz puzzles and 21 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,856
Across
1. Talk too much. : BLAB
5. Prize. : AWARD
10. Greek letters. : PHIS
14. O'Neill's daughter. : OONA
15. More timid. : SHIER
16. Half: Prefix. : HEMI
17. Caroline's mother. : GRACEKELLY
19. Islands: Fr. : ILES
20. Early Americans. : SETTLERS
21. Expunge. : DELETE
23. Island country. : EIRE
24. Welcome words to a hitchhiker. : HOPIN
25. Suffers. : SMARTS
28. Figure out. : DECIPHER
31. Inspiring fear. : EERIE
32. Stoppers. : CORKS
33. Mohammed's son-in-law. : ALI
34. City S of Moscow. : TULA
35. Songs for a diva. : SOLOS
36. Nautical chains. : TYES
37. Function. : USE
38. ___ out (made a successful putt). : HOLED
39. Fabric pattern. : CHECK
40. Baubles for milady. : PENDANTS
42. Boastful or conceited: Colloq. : CHESTY
43. Singers Berger and Sack. : ERNAS
44. New Mexico resort village. : TAOS
45. Most eccentric. : ODDEST
47. American Beauties. : REDROSES
51. Prejudice. : BIAS
52. Lovely lady of the screen. : IRENEDUNNE
54. Famous name in the fourth estate. : OCHS
55. Sheer fabric. : NINON
56. Omar's product. : TENT
57. Dutch portrait painter in England. : LELY
58. On the left side. : APORT
59. English pianist. : HESS
Down
1. Where peat is found. : BOGS
2. Erudition. : LORE
3. Sculptor's course: Abbr. : ANAT
4. Cause of fermentation. : BACTERIA
5. Petitioners. : ASKERS
6. Which place. : WHERE
7. Feels pain. : AILS
8. Kinfolk: Abbr. : REL
9. Features of Norfolk, Virginia. : DRYDOCKS
10. VIP in Britain. : PHILIP
11. Grand Duchess on the screen. : HELENHAYES
12. "___ a man with seven wives." : IMET
13. Highest number on the dice. : SISE
18. Choice part. : ELITE
22. Protestant religion: Abbr. : EPIS
24. Ruler of Galilee in 4 A. D. : HEROD
25. Arrange. : SETUP
26. Liège's river. : MEUSE
27. Mrs. Fernando Lamas. : ARLENEDAHL
28. Gives sparingly. : DOLES
29. Put into office. : ELECT
30. Far from safe. : RISKY
32. Young animals. : COLTS
35. Musical composition. : SONATINA
36. Disney's "The Song of ___." : THESOUTH
38. Name akin to John. : HANS
39. Basis of harmony. : CHORD
41. Fancy in apparel. : DRESSY
42. Having a rhythmical fall. : CADENT
44. Drift. : TENOR
45. Coin of ancient Greece. : OBOL
46. Cut up. : DICE
47. Italian river. : RENO
48. Snick's companion. : SNEE
49. River in Austria. : ENNS
50. Figures for a square dance. : SETS
53. Burst seam. : RIP

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

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