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Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon

New York Times, Wednesday, April 7, 1954

Author: Bernice Gordon
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
Bernice Gordon has 126 pre-Shortz puzzles and 21 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,744
Across Down
1. Carry on. : WAGE
5. Admit. : LETIN
10. Locality. : SPOT
14. Where the Pearl Mosque is. : AGRA
15. Full of vigor. : ALIVE
16. Yarn. : TALE
17. French kings. : ROIS
18. Unworthy of. : BELOW
19. Dash. : ELAN
20. Cinema's Private Prewitt. : MONTGOMERYCLIFT
23. Eastern garment. : SARI
24. Elver. : EEL
25. Companionway. : STAIRS
28. Guessing games. : CHARADES
33. Girl's nickname. : CINDY
34. Playwright Moss. : HART
35. Silkworm. : ERI
36. Vogue. : RAGE
37. Wish well to. : BLESS
39. Town in Connecticut. : AVON
40. Exist. : ARE
41. Birds. : JAYS
42. Command to Kelly. : SLIDE
43. Fine cotton fabrics. : PERCALES
45. Member of Ike's Cabinet. : DULLES
46. Product of Texas. : OIL
47. Cosmetic foundation. : BASE
48. Popular newlywed. : MARILYNDIMAGGIO
56. Of speech sounds. : ORAL
57. Restores. : HEALS
58. Singer Berger. : ERNA
59. French girl friend. : AMIE
60. Few: Comb. form. : OLIGO
61. Rhee's soldiers. : ROKS
62. Range of frequencies. : BAND
63. Johnson's partner. : OLSEN
64. Sock. : SWAT
1. Favorite Springs of F. D. R. : WARM
2. Baby talk. : AGOO
3. Cheerful look. : GRIN
4. Where Al Smith grew up. : EASTSIDE
5. Moves slowly and with difficulty. : LABORS
6. Oleoresin. : ELEMI
7. Mah-jongg piece. : TILE
8. Man's name. : IVOR
9. Famous "Eve." : NEWYEARS
10. Actress Adler. : STELLA
11. Ancient language of India. : PALI
12. Haakon's heir. : OLAF
13. Big top. : TENT
21. Well-known first name in Hollywood. : GARY
22. Important paper: Abbr. : CERT
25. Junk. : SCRAP
26. Duchesse's coronet. : TIARE
27. Wrath. : ANGER
28. Game of skill. : CHESS
29. ___ been. : HAS
30. Chop fine and season. : DEVIL
31. Disintegrate slowly. : ERODE
32. Mathematical ratios. : SINES
37. Exaggerated publicity. : BALLYHOO
38. Lixivium. : LYE
39. Those who make assertions. : ALLEGERS
41. The Tombs, for example. : JAIL
42. Capital of ancient Elam. : SUSA
44. Moved in a winding course. : COILED
45. Dark purple plum. : DAMSON
47. Lower part of a hull. : BILGE
48. Ancient nation near Dead Sea. : MOAB
49. "___ virumque cano." : ARMA
50. April phenomenon. : RAIN
51. Dickens heroine. : NELL
52. Platform. : DAIS
53. Wax. : GROW
54. First word of a Durante song. : INKA
55. Tobacco kiln. : OAST

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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