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Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon

New York Times, Monday, April 8, 1957

Author:
Bernice Gordon
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { F J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Bernice Gordon has 126 pre-Shortz puzzles and 21 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,841

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Indian of Arizona. : PIMA
5. Actress Paget. : DEBRA
10. A walk in baseball. : PASS
14. Sin. : EVIL
15. Spa on Lake Geneva. : EVIAN
16. Actress Moreno. : RITA
17. Time off for almost everybody. : NATIONALHOLIDAY
20. City near Philadelphia. : READING
21. Certain railroad cars. : DINERS
22. Bering or Barents. : SEA
23. Country in the news. : EGYPT
25. Heroine of "Great Expectations." : ESTELLA
29. Class of beetles, bugs, bees, etc. : INSECTA
33. Unbound. : LOOSE
34. Wash: Poet. : LAVE
36. Poorly painted picture. : DAUB
37. Not talking. : MUM
38. Highest. : TALLEST
41. On the affirmative side. : PRO
42. Namesakes of a King of Judah. : ASAS
44. Grand ___ at the Met. : TIER
45. Full to overflowing. : ABRIM
47. First name of Emmy-winning actress. : NANETTE
49. "___ Fair." : SABRINA
51. Put up with. : ABIDE
53. Work at, as a trade. : PLY
54. A quantity, in mathematics. : SCALAR
57. He eloped with Jessica. : LORENZO
61. VIP at a trial. : MATERIALWITNESS
64. Where Salem is: Abbr. : OREG
65. Eugene Gladstone O'___. : NEILL
66. Gaelic. : ERSE
67. Works of art. : GEMS
68. Jane and Zane. : GREYS
69. Horse. : ROAN
Down
1. Write. : PEN
2. The late Mr. Kreuger. : IVAR
3. Small creature. : MITE
4. Assumed names. : ALIASES
5. Contradiction. : DENIAL
6. Welsh man's name. : EVAN
7. Lowest part of a hull. : BILGE
8. Cheer. : RAH
9. Soothing medicines. : ANODYNES
10. Produced, as a photograph. : PRINTED
11. Staff officer. : AIDE
12. What 25 Across means. : STAR
13. States. : SAYS
18. Short poem. : ODELET
19. Part of the face. : LIPS
24. Donors. : GIVERS
25. Noted violinist. : ELMAN
26. Composer of "El Capitan." : SOUSA
27. Man ___. : TOMAN
28. Associated. : ALLIED
30. Island in Bay of Naples. : CAPRI
31. Cathedral city of Italy. : TURIN
32. South American serpent. : ABOMA
35. Beverage. : ALE
39. Robing. : ATTIRING
40. Pad. : TABLET
43. Attribute of a good sailor. : SEALEGS
46. Oscar winner. : BRYNNER
48. Metal beam of a certain shape. : TBAR
50. Spring times. : APRILS
52. Girl's nickname. : ELLIE
54. Weather condition. : SMOG
55. Close attention. : CARE
56. Up and ___! : ATEM
58. Like a certain bird. : OWLY
59. Naught. : ZERO
60. Peak in Greece. : OSSA
62. Gas: Comb. form. : AER
63. Japanese coins. : SEN

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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