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Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon

RIALTO REVIEW

New York Times, Sunday, June 2, 1957

Author:
Bernice Gordon
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 66, Avg Word Len: 5.36, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 520 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 134, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
Bernice Gordon has 126 pre-Shortz puzzles and 21 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,896
Across
1. Current units for footlights. : AMPERES
8. Fasteners. : HASPS
13. "Happy Hunting" star. : MERMAN
19. Obsequious. : SERVILE
20. Pringle of the silent screen. : AILEEN
22. At leisure. : OTIOSE
23. Michael Redgrave. : SLEEPINGPRINCE
25. Resting places. : ROOSTS
26. Indian. : UTE
27. Deign. : STOOP
28. Plot factor in Muni play. : DARWIN
30. Ships: Abbr. : STRS
31. Noun suffix. : MENT
33. Fluffed. : ERRED
35. O'Neill's Nina. : LEEDS
36. City on coast of Annam. : HUE
37. A Ford. : EDSEL
39. Danish man's name. : KNUD
41. Three: Ital. : TRE
42. Eastern priests. : IMAMS
44. Rosalind Russell. : AUNTIEMAME
48. B. C. writer. : AESOP
50. Author of prose epic, now a movie. : TOLSTOI
53. Gazelle of the Sudan. : DAMA
54. Edgar ___. : ALLANPOE
57. ___ Annie of "Oklahoma!" : ADO
58. Ideal woman of Irish saga. : EMER
60. The tinker in "Midsummer Night's Dream." : SNOUT
62. Butterflies. : SATYRS
63. Pronoun. : YOUR
65. Saroyan hero. : ARAM
67. Town of N. California. : YREKA
69. Bistros. : CAFES
70. American playwright. : ADE
71. Fitting together logically. : DOVETAILING
74. Colloidal dispersion. : GEL
75. Undersized. : SCRUB
77. Person of great energy. : DEMON
78. Nine: Comb. form. : ENNE
79. Actress Raines. : ELLA
81. Waver. : TEETER
83. Cozy corners. : NOOKS
85. Lessened. : SANK
87. Top. : LID
88. Forest along the Meuse. : ARDENNES
90. ___ off. : TEED
92. Girls named after flowers. : LILIANS
94. Throng. : PRESS
95. Novel, play, movie. : THEBADSEED
97. Kind. : CLASS
99. ___ Miguel. : SAO
101. Tokyo drink. : SAKE
102. Impatient. : EAGER
106. Slower: Mus. : RIT
107. Throws things at. : PELTS
109. Subject. : TOPIC
112. Conductor Rapee. : ERNO
113. Regatta gear. : OARS
115. Critic's chief. : EDITOR
117. Large convex molding. : TORUS
119. Parts of psyches. : IDS
120. Christian of the East. : UNIATE
122. Another work by the author of 23 Across. : SEPARATETABLES
125. Mathematical instrument. : SECTOR
126. Role in "Call Me Madam." : TRUMAN
127. Misty patches in night skies. : NEBULAE
128. Sand ridges. : ESKERS
129. Slaps. : SPATS
130. Rubbers. : ERASERS
Down
1. Put on. : ASSUME
2. Fused. : MELTED
3. Adorns (oneself). : PREENS
4. Time of performance: Abbr. : EVE
5. Rushes: Colloq. : RIPS
6. First night audience. : ELITE
7. Title for Actor Lamas. : SENOR
8. "It ___ One Night." : HAPPENED
9. General character. : AIR
10. Moved stealthily. : SLID
11. ___ code. : PENAL
12. Hide. : SECRETE
13. Times of day: Poet. : MORNS
14. Theatre of 1945. : ETO
15. Chile's President, 1942–46. : RIOS
16. Robert Weede. : MOSTHAPPYFELLA
17. Star: Lat. : ASTRUM
18. Capes. : NESSES
21. More recent. : NEWER
24. Contemporary of 50 Across. : GORKI
29. Prince Charming. : IDEAL
32. Congou and hyson. : TEAS
34. "King of Paris." : DUMAS
38. "___ Song." : LUTE
40. Popular musical. : DAMNYANKEES
42. Violinist Stern. : ISAAC
43. Special effect in movies. : MONTAGE
45. Wanderer. : NOMAD
46. Brace on a car. : TIEROD
47. N. Z. native. : MAORI
49. Means of transportation. : ELS
50. Largest river of Scotland. : TAY
51. Barbarian ruler of Italy. : ODOACER
52. Broadway comedy (with "The"). : LOUDREDPATRICK
54. Kipling's Tommy. : ATKINS
55. Chemical substance. : ORELLIN
56. Letter. : ESS
59. Birds. : RAVENS
61. River in the Belgian Congo. : UELE
64. Famous news Agency. : REUTERS
66. Note. : MEMO
68. History. : ANNALS
72. Nail's companion. : TOOTH
73. Spirit. : GENIE
75. Fixed: Abbr. : STA
76. Czech immortal. : BENES
80. Items on amusement pages. : ADS
82. Ladies in uniform: Abbr. : RNS
84. Hebrew month: Var. : SEBAT
86. Swiss painter. : KLEE
89. Chariot used by Gauls. : ESSED
91. Langer and Young. : DAKOTANS
93. Suffix in zoology. : IDAE
95. Actress Audrey and family. : TOTTERS
96. Storehouse. : DEPOT
97. American playwright. : CROUSE
98. Wild grape vines. : LIANES
100. Slanted: Naut. : ALIST
103. Box office window. : GRILLE
104. Make beloved. : ENDEAR
105. Lanny and Shirley. : ROSSES
107. Characters in "Iolanthe." : PEERS
108. Absorb. : SOPUP
110. Late actress Bordoni. : IRENE
111. Prettier. : CUTER
114. Surfeit. : SATE
116. Incarnation of Vishnu. : RAMA
118. Biblical land. : SABA
121. "High ___." : TOR
123. Pompadour's basis. : RAT
124. "___ Stop." : BUS

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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