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Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon

New York Times, Friday, May 13, 1955

Author: Bernice Gordon
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
Bernice Gordon has 126 pre-Shortz puzzles and 21 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,145
Across Down
1. Territory in Europe. : SAAR
5. Mrs. Averell Harriman. : MARIE
10. Unit of money in China. : TAEL
14. City in India. : AGRA
15. Animal with long twisted horns. : ELAND
16. Dugout: Fr. : ABRI
17. American favorite. : VANILLAICECREAM
20. Geographical phenomena. : EROSIONS
21. Irritate. : NETTLE
22. Non-party men: Abbr. : INDS
23. Cup fixed in a saucer of alcohol. : ETNA
24. Charlatan: Slang. : PHONEY
27. Set price. : FLATRATE
31. Wanders. : ROVES
32. Rebecca and others. : WESTS
33. Jellify. : GEL
34. Summer refreshers. : ICES
35. Fiber plant. : RAMIE
36. Dynasty of China. : MING
37. Pound transient. : CUR
38. Mischievous one. : ROGUE
39. Tropical American tree. : BALSA
40. Appreciator. : ESTEEMER
42. ___ girl. : CAREER
43. Fish. : SHAD
44. Where Missoula is: Abbr. : MONT
45. Jane of the stage. : FROMAN
48. The most select. : FANCIEST
52. Chef's specialty. : LEMONCHIFFONPIE
54. Sign. : OMEN
55. Frightening. : EERIE
56. A thousand ages. : EONS
57. This defines itself. : WORD
58. Relative of a pike. : SPEAR
59. A non-com. : TSGT
1. Father's sound advice. : SAVE
2. Ceylon moss. : AGAR
3. Pisa's river. : ARNO
4. Grape preserves, in French cookery. : RAISINES
5. Air. : MELODY
6. Young and Mowbray. : ALANS
7. Moslem title meaning chief. : RAIS
8. Business abbreviation. : INC
9. Without teeth, as anteaters. : EDENTATE
10. Sauce for sole. : TARTAR
11. Countenance. : ABET
12. Of time. : ERAL
13. Shade of green. : LIME
18. Actor's study. : LINES
19. Small change. : CENTS
23. Longfellow heroine. : ELSIE
24. Sen. Daniel. : PRICE
25. Play a trick on. : HOCUS
26. Observable. : OVERT
27. Bone. : FEMUR
28. Like a cat. : AGILE
29. Present, for example. : TENSE
30. He composed "Dream of Gerontius." : ELGAR
32. Carried on. : WAGED
35. Popular fiction. : ROMANCES
36. Stickler for rigid regulations. : MARTINET
38. Actress of the Gay Nineties. : REHAN
39. Where to get money in Italy. : BANCO
41. Hero of 1852 novel. : ESMOND
42. Give or bestow. : CONFER
44. Secret society for vengeance. : MAFIA
45. Any gradual procedure. : FLOW
46. San ___, Italian resort. : REMO
47. Hebrew dry measure. : OMER
48. Brilliancy. : FIRE
49. Series of heroic events. : EPOS
50. College festivity. : SING
51. Quiz. : TEST
53. On to: Slang. : HEP

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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