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Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon

New York Times, Monday, June 2, 1958

Author: Bernice Gordon
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Bernice Gordon has 126 pre-Shortz puzzles and 21 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,261
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1. Part of a playbill. : CAST
5. Victor of France. : HUGO
9. Calendar abbreviation. : JAN
12. Ready for eating. : RIPE
13. Doyle's middle name. : CONAN
14. Fabric for a bridal gown. : LACE
15. "The ___ of March." : IDES
16. Amalgamate. : UNITE
17. Ill-fated nymph of Greek myth. : ECHO
18. Microorganisms. : BACTERIA
20. Stir up. : AWAKEN
22. Metrical foot. : IAMB
23. Great Lakes shipping point. : TOLEDO
25. Most cleverly done. : NEATEST
28. Cast a ballot in favor of. : VOTEFOR
31. Author of "Israfel." : ALLEN
32. Whirl. : SPIN
34. River of the Punjab. : RAVI
35. English letter. : ZED
36. Greatly feared. : DREADED
39. Skipper's record. : LOG
40. American composer. : IVES
42. Laboratory vessel. : ETNA
43. Hero of once-popular juveniles. : ROLLO
45. Picks. : SELECTS
47. Ouster. : EVICTOR
49. Habituates. : INURES
51. Late industrialist Kreuger. : IVAR
52. Luzon naval base. : CAVITE
54. Nevertheless. : AFTERALL
58. Biblical shepherd. : ABEL
59. Ad ___ per Aspera: Motto of Kansas. : ASTRA
61. Thought. : IDEA
62. Lake: Poet. : MERE
63. Source of annoyance. : TRIAL
64. Exigency. : NEED
65. Inquisitive one. : PRY
66. Transgressions. : SINS
67. Petitions. : ASKS
1. Manger. : CRIB
2. Rival of Amneris. : AIDA
3. Postal service. : SPECIALDELIVERY
4. Having left a will. : TESTATE
5. ___ soit qui mal pense. : HONI
6. Member of an Eastern church. : UNIAT
7. Narrow ship channel. : GAT
8. Selection from "The Desert Song." : ONEALONE
9. Proverbial do-it-yourself man. : JACKOFALLTRADES
10. Wish for ardently: Colloq. : ACHE
11. Colorless gas. : NEON
13. Restrains. : CURBS
14. Governor in Harrisburg. : LEADER
19. Make corrections. : EMEND
21. Rainy weather. : WET
24. Sheep and goat family. : OVIDAE
25. Fascists. : NAZIS
26. Student: Fr. : ELEVE
27. Insect of Africa. : TSETSE
29. Convex molding. : OVOLO
30. Inflexibility. : RIGOR
33. God of Arcadia. : PAN
37. Secluded places. : RETREATS
38. Concerted effort. : DRIVE
41. Of old age. : SENILE
44. Simple wind instrument. : OCARINA
46. Intersect. : CUT
48. Basic. : VITAL
50. See 14 Across. : SATIN
52. Tent or cabin used on a vacation. : CAMP
53. But: Ger. : ABER
55. Brothers. : FRAS
56. Flavoring agent. : LEEK
57. Striplings. : LADS
60. One way to address Nehru. : SRI

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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