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Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon

New York Times, Monday, July 27, 1953

Author:
Bernice Gordon
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Bernice Gordon has 126 pre-Shortz puzzles and 21 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,499
Across
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Opponents of Reps. : DEMS
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Feast of Lots. : PURIM
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Character in a fairy tale. : OGRE
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Where Rainbow Bridge is. : UTAH
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County in S. Oklahoma. : ATOKA
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Web-footed water bird. : COOT
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Shape of a volcano. : CONE
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The Peace, for instance. : RIVER
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Book of Norse myths. : EDDA
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Branches of national defense. : ARMS
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Summertime favorite. : ICE
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Raise a nap. : TEASEL
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More than enough. : TOO
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Man's name. : ASA
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Goddess of the moon. : DIANA
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Sound of disdain. : UMPH
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Unruly child. : BRAT
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Sign of victory. : VEE
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Sponson ___. : CANOE
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Overnight guest in a motel. : TRANSIENT
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Vacationer's transportation. : AUTO
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Pillow slips. : SHAMS
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Abbreviation on a business letter. : ATTN
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Alacrity. : READINESS
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Actor Michael. : OSHEA
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Silkworm. : ERI
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Current events. : NEWS
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Soft cream cheese. : BRIE
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Nostrils. : NARES
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General's nickname. : MAC
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Measures: Abbr. : QTS
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Cornstalks, hay, etc. : FODDER
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He's doing Trygve's job. : DAG
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Invisible atmosphere. : AURA
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Range. : AREA
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Girl in a musical comedy. : IRENE
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Lively dance. : REEL
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Injury to pride. : SLAP
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Inventor of dynamite. : NOBEL
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Authentic. : REAL
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Boy Scout equipment. : TENT
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Main points. : GISTS
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One of the Hardys. : ANDY
Down
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Money in Shylock's pocket. : DUCAT
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Largest of the Kurile Islands. : ETORO
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Onetime star of wrestling. : MANMOUNTAINDEAN
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Pronouns. : SHES
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Part of a diocese. : PARISH
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City on the Mohawk River. : UTICA
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Ramble. : ROVE
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Name in the news. : IKE
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They're out of this world. : MARTIANS
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Pacific. : OCEAN
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Popular British expression. : GODSAVETHEQUEEN
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Lay at anchor. : RODE
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And others: Latin abbr. : ETAL
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Goodies. : EATS
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Relative of the missing link. : APE
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Apothecaries' weights. : DRAMS
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Temporary state of mind. : MOOD
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Occupants of Pentagon. : BRASS
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Grafted: Heraldry. : ENTE
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Landmark in Sicily. : ETNA
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Organization handling overseas packages. : CARE
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Musician Mischa. : AUER
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Muscular power. : THEWS
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Former capital of Moldavia: Rumanian sp. : IASI
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Contemptuous. : SNEERING
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Concerning: Latin. : INRE
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Sea animal or grampus. : ORC
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Bakery items. : BAGELS
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Modify to meet new conditions. : ADAPT
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Painter, friend of Zola. : MANET
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Rim of a tire. : TREAD
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Friend of 57 Across. : SALLY
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Ahead of time. : FAST
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Wreath on a knight's helmet. : ORLE
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Sweet young things. : DEBS
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Really!: Anglo-Ir. : ARRA
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Vive le ___. : ROI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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