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

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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