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Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon

New York Times, Monday, July 13, 1953

Author: Bernice Gordon
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { J K Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Bernice Gordon has 126 pre-Shortz puzzles and 21 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,485
Across Down
1. Wearer of eagle, anchor and globe. : MARINE
7. A city and a French dramatist. : RACINES
14. Breakfast foods. : FARINAS
15. Brief statement. : EPITOME
16. Too hard to be broken. : ADAMANT
17. He does another's dirty work. : CATSPAW
18. Nonconformist: Slang. : REB
19. Donald Oenslager's forte. : SCENERY
21. One: Scot. : ANE
22. Danish-born American reformer. : RIIS
24. Ingredient of beer. : YEAST
25. Axillary. : ALAR
26. Declaim from a podium. : ORATE
28. Wrong: Prefix. : MIS
29. Cuts lengthwise. : SLITS
30. Growing faint. : WANING
32. Maned. : LEONINE
34. Frankfurt's river. : MAIN
36. Monotonous. : DRAB
37. Balmoral and Verurie. : CASTLES
40. Goddesses of beauty and charm. : GRACES
44. Symbol of vacation ease. : CANOE
45. Cow. : AWE
47. City in a Carlo Levi book. : EBOLI
48. TV's Young. : ALAN
49. Habitats of mountain goats. : CRAGS
51. Busy Olympian. : ARES
52. Insect egg. : NIT
53. Winner of first Nobel prize in physics, 1901. : RONTGEN
55. Scales: Abbr. : SCS
56. Omission of the last syllable of a word. : APOCOPE
58. Award a promotion to. : ELEVATE
60. Dismisses, as from office. : REMOVES
61. Destroyed violently. : RAVAGED
62. Lack of oil. : DRYNESS
63. Enjoyed in common with others. : SHARED
1. Most important tributary of the Amazon, 2,000 miles. : MADEIRA
2. Ibn Saud, for example. : ARABIAN
3. Margin. : RIM
4. ___ much. : INAS
5. City near Sedan, France. : NANCY
6. Appreciate the worth. : ESTEEM
7. Stopped work for a while. : RECESSED
8. Disassociated. : APART
9. Mexico ___. : CITY
10. Pronoun. : ITS
11. Eosin red dye. : NOPALIN
12. Issue. : EMANATE
13. Civic necessities. : SEWERS
14. Litter of pigs. : FARROW
20. Tooth and ___. : NAIL
23. Secretary of War under Taft and FDR. : STIMSON
25. Hero of an ancient tale. : ALIBABA
27. Growing out. : ENATE
29. Length of wire across a drum. : SNARE
31. Ballplayer Hodges. : GIL
33. Society: Abbr. : ORG
35. Intimacy. : NEARNESS
37. Sculptor's measuring tool. : CALIPER
38. Sculptor's course. : ANATOMY
39. Slug. : SWAT
41. Florist's specialty. : CORSAGE
42. Put into office. : ELECTED
43. Made a sound like escaping steam. : SISSED
44. Absurd, exaggerated story. : CANARD
46. Moths. : EGGERS
49. Struggles (with "with"). : COPES
50. Musical pause in the Psalms. : SELAH
53. Wander. : ROVE
54. River through Leningrad. : NEVA
57. Study or peruse. : CON
59. Department of France. : VAR

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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