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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
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Current units for footlights. : AMPERES
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Fasteners. : HASPS
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"Happy Hunting" star. : MERMAN
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Obsequious. : SERVILE
20
Pringle of the silent screen. : AILEEN
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At leisure. : OTIOSE
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Michael Redgrave. : SLEEPINGPRINCE
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Resting places. : ROOSTS
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Indian. : UTE
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Deign. : STOOP
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Plot factor in Muni play. : DARWIN
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Ships: Abbr. : STRS
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Noun suffix. : MENT
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Fluffed. : ERRED
35
O'Neill's Nina. : LEEDS
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City on coast of Annam. : HUE
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A Ford. : EDSEL
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Danish man's name. : KNUD
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Three: Ital. : TRE
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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
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Ideal woman of Irish saga. : EMER
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The tinker in "Midsummer Night's Dream." : SNOUT
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Butterflies. : SATYRS
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Pronoun. : YOUR
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Saroyan hero. : ARAM
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Town of N. California. : YREKA
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Bistros. : CAFES
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American playwright. : ADE
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Fitting together logically. : DOVETAILING
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Colloidal dispersion. : GEL
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Undersized. : SCRUB
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Person of great energy. : DEMON
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Nine: Comb. form. : ENNE
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Actress Raines. : ELLA
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Waver. : TEETER
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Cozy corners. : NOOKS
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Lessened. : SANK
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Top. : LID
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Forest along the Meuse. : ARDENNES
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___ off. : TEED
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Girls named after flowers. : LILIANS
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Throng. : PRESS
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Novel, play, movie. : THEBADSEED
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Kind. : CLASS
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___ Miguel. : SAO
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Tokyo drink. : SAKE
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Impatient. : EAGER
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Slower: Mus. : RIT
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Throws things at. : PELTS
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Subject. : TOPIC
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Conductor Rapee. : ERNO
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Regatta gear. : OARS
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Critic's chief. : EDITOR
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Large convex molding. : TORUS
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Parts of psyches. : IDS
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Christian of the East. : UNIATE
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Another work by the author of 23 Across. : SEPARATETABLES
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Mathematical instrument. : SECTOR
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Role in "Call Me Madam." : TRUMAN
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Misty patches in night skies. : NEBULAE
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Sand ridges. : ESKERS
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Slaps. : SPATS
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Rubbers. : ERASERS
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Put on. : ASSUME
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Fused. : MELTED
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Adorns (oneself). : PREENS
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Time of performance: Abbr. : EVE
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Rushes: Colloq. : RIPS
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First night audience. : ELITE
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Title for Actor Lamas. : SENOR
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"It ___ One Night." : HAPPENED
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General character. : AIR
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Moved stealthily. : SLID
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___ code. : PENAL
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Hide. : SECRETE
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Times of day: Poet. : MORNS
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Theatre of 1945. : ETO
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Chile's President, 1942–46. : RIOS
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Robert Weede. : MOSTHAPPYFELLA
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Star: Lat. : ASTRUM
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Capes. : NESSES
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More recent. : NEWER
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Contemporary of 50 Across. : GORKI
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Prince Charming. : IDEAL
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Congou and hyson. : TEAS
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"King of Paris." : DUMAS
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"___ Song." : LUTE
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Popular musical. : DAMNYANKEES
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Violinist Stern. : ISAAC
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Special effect in movies. : MONTAGE
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Wanderer. : NOMAD
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Brace on a car. : TIEROD
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N. Z. native. : MAORI
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Means of transportation. : ELS
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Largest river of Scotland. : TAY
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Barbarian ruler of Italy. : ODOACER
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Broadway comedy (with "The"). : LOUDREDPATRICK
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Kipling's Tommy. : ATKINS
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Chemical substance. : ORELLIN
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Letter. : ESS
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Birds. : RAVENS
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River in the Belgian Congo. : UELE
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Famous news Agency. : REUTERS
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Note. : MEMO
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History. : ANNALS
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Nail's companion. : TOOTH
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Spirit. : GENIE
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Fixed: Abbr. : STA
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Czech immortal. : BENES
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Items on amusement pages. : ADS
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Ladies in uniform: Abbr. : RNS
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Hebrew month: Var. : SEBAT
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Swiss painter. : KLEE
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Chariot used by Gauls. : ESSED
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Langer and Young. : DAKOTANS
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Suffix in zoology. : IDAE
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Actress Audrey and family. : TOTTERS
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Storehouse. : DEPOT
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American playwright. : CROUSE
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Wild grape vines. : LIANES
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Slanted: Naut. : ALIST
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Box office window. : GRILLE
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Make beloved. : ENDEAR
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Lanny and Shirley. : ROSSES
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Characters in "Iolanthe." : PEERS
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Absorb. : SOPUP
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Late actress Bordoni. : IRENE
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Prettier. : CUTER
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Surfeit. : SATE
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Incarnation of Vishnu. : RAMA
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Biblical land. : SABA
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"High ___." : TOR
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Pompadour's basis. : RAT
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"___ 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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