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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

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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
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Italian river. : RENO
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Snick's companion. : SNEE
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River in Austria. : ENNS
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Figures for a square dance. : SETS
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Burst seam. : RIP

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

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