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Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon

New York Times, Wednesday, May 29, 1957

Author: Bernice Gordon
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Bernice Gordon has 126 pre-Shortz puzzles and 21 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,892
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1. Cabbage dish. : SLAW
5. Writer of many hymns. : WATTS
10. Larva in the garden. : GRUB
14. Character in "The Wind in the Willows." : MOLE
15. Hastily: Poet. : AMAIN
16. Italian painter. : RENI
17. Colonial orator. : OTIS
18. Author of "The Lower Depths." : GORKI
19. Rested. : ALIT
20. Convenient type of present. : GIFTCERTIFICATE
23. Merchandise. : WARE
24. Ornamental work. : FRET
25. Nut tree. : PECAN
28. Little one. : TOT
31. Schubert's "Farewell." : ADIEU
34. Pays honor to. : ADORES
36. Poetic time. : MORN
38. Cask. : VAT
39. Soprano Jenny. : LIND
40. Poplar. : ALAMO
42. Sound of longing. : SIGH
43. Month: Abbr. : OCT
44. Underclassman: Colloq. : SOPH
45. Herdsman's concern. : CATTLE
47. Gaza ___. : STRIP
49. Saint: Ital. : SAN
51. Department store VIP. : BUYER
52. Titles of respect in Turkey. : AGAS
54. Sacred image. : ICON
56. U.N. body. : SECURITYCOUNCIL
63. Gulf of Greece. : ARTA
64. Regulated the speed of. : TIMED
65. Combining form for an antiseptic. : IODO
66. Hill in Jerusalem: Var. : SION
67. Province in Italy. : UDINE
68. Words of denial. : NOES
69. Greek goddess. : HERA
70. Heat-resistant glassware. : PYREX
71. Insect. : GNAT
1. Atmospheric condition. : SMOG
2. French novelist. : LOTI
3. Arabic "A." : ALIF
4. "___ Ho!" : WESTWARD
5. Bet. : WAGER
6. Love token. : AMORET
7. Acidulous. : TART
8. "Kon-___." : TIKI
9. Sound of scepticism. : SNIFF
10. Honored. : GRACED
11. Famous theory. : RELATIVITY
12. Distinct part. : UNIT
13. Be caught, as by a trick. : BITE
21. Malacca. : CANE
22. Tehran is its capital. : IRAN
25. Port in Spain. : PALOS
26. Public order. : EDICT
27. Party to an agreement. : CONTRACTOR
29. Port on the Missouri. : OMAHA
30. Jerry's companion. : TOM
32. Golf score, relative of a birdie. : EAGLE
33. Father of King Arthur. : UTHER
35. ___ Paulo. : SAO
37. Fabulous bird. : ROC
41. Types of records: Colloq. : LPS
42. Of striking beauty: Colloq. : STUNNING
44. Wrangle. : SPAR
46. Leigh Hunt's hero. : ABOU
48. Large lizard. : IGUANA
50. ___ Creed, 325 A.D. : NICENE
53. Command to a poodle. : SITUP
55. Old-time volume of statutes. : CODEX
56. Ornamental ribbon. : SASH
57. Pennsylvania city. : ERIE
58. Put in proper order. : TIDY
59. Giant slain by Odin. : YMIR
60. Tree-climbing animal: Colloq. : COON
61. Opinion. : IDEA
62. Perplexed. : LOST

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

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