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Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon

New York Times, Tuesday, May 15, 1956

Author:
Bernice Gordon
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 11, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
Bernice Gordon has 126 pre-Shortz puzzles and 21 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,513

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Across
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Debar from use. : TABU
5
Baseball's Yogi. : BERRA
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Public notice: Abbr. : ADVT
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Prophetic significance. : OMEN
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Mountain nymph. : OREAD
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Con ___ (with spirit): Mus. : BRIO
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Voyager to Bimini. : JUANPONCEDELEON
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Appointed with authority. : ORDAINED
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Seaport in the Philippines. : ILOILO
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Letters. : TEES
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Be off with you! : SCAT
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Loud uproars. : SHOUTS
27
Carrie Chapman ___. : CATT
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Actress Marsh. : MAE
31
Irish county. : KERRY
32
Dumbbells. : BONEHEADS
34
Dolphin. : INIA
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Came to the rescue. : SAVED
36
Coagulate. : CLOT
37
Gamboler. : FROLICKER
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Definite form. : SHAPE
40
Projection on boat or car. : FIN
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Dare: Dial. : DAST
42
Men's apparel. : SHORTS
43
Slight indication. : HINT
44
"___ above all . . . " : THIS
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___ terms (friendly). : ONGOOD
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Source of hard wood. : IRONTREE
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Quest of 17 Across. : FOUNTAINOFYOUTH
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Eye. : OGLE
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Stage of metamorphosis. : LARVA
56
Meat paste. : PATE
57
___-poly. : ROLY
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Sarcastic expression. : SNEER
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Astound. : STUN
Down
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Japanese general. : TOJO
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Long river in Asia. : AMUR
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Cylindrical body. : BEAD
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Affected. : UNNATURAL
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Daniel and family. : BOONES
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Birds. : ERNES
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Amt. ___. : RECD
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Girl's name. : RAE
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Devoted (to). : ADDICTED
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"___ on the 'Scutcheon." : ABLOT
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Three: German. : DREI
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Stringed instrument. : VIOL
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___ purpose (with little effect). : TONO
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Saintly quality. : PIETY
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Port of Israel. : ELATH
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Sounder. : SANER
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Light rowboat. : SKIFF
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M. Matisse. : HENRI
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Mythological giant. : ORION
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Long for. : COVET
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Of the cheek. : MALAR
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Vote to accept. : ADOPT
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Park in the Rockies. : ESTES
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Russian artist. : BAKST
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Sets of organ pipes. : ECHOSTOPS
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George White productions. : SCANDALS
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Dostoyevsky novel (with "The"). : IDIOT
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Worn to a glossy smoothness. : SHINY
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Ram's horn trumpet: Var. : SHOFAR
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Term of endearment. : HONEY
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A thing found. : TROVE
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"___ a horse with wings!" : OFOR
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Without use: Colloq. : NOGO
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Sea bird. : GULL
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In the matter (of). : INRE
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___ caelum (though the heavens fall): Lat. : RUAT
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"___, Brute!" : ETTU
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River into the Irish Sea. : EHEN
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One of the Hunters. : IAN

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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