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Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon

New York Times, Thursday, July 7, 1955

Author: Bernice Gordon
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
Bernice Gordon has 126 pre-Shortz puzzles and 21 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,200
Across Down
1. Hera's son. : ARES
5. Mix up. : ADDLE
10. Petitions. : ASKS
14. Camper's abode. : TENT
15. Empty of resources. : DRAIN
16. Unit of force. : DYNE
17. Ingrid Bergman's first American film, 1939. : INTERMEZZO
19. 1/10 of an ephah. : OMER
20. Cetacean. : PORPOISE
21. Pungent snuff. : RAPPEE
23. Pieces of butter. : PATS
24. New Jersey Senator. : SMITH
25. Monographs. : PAPERS
28. Weary, like a G. I. : FOOTSORE
31. Seaweed products. : AGARS
32. Hawk-headed god. : HORUS
33. Fashionable. : NEW
34. Sinclair Lewis character. : CASS
35. Arthur and Chester. : PORTS
36. Without: Latin. : SINE
37. Do-it-yourself setup. : KIT
38. Cuckoopints. : ARUMS
39. Source of prime ribs. : STEER
40. Busybodies. : SNOOPERS
42. Low, spiny shrubs. : GORSES
43. Hazards for a navigator. : REEFS
44. Where the corn grows. : IOWA
45. Rio ___. : GRANDE
47. ___ shape (improving). : INBETTER
51. She danced in "Can-Can." : LILO
52. Accordion's cousin. : CONCERTINA
54. Flat. : EVEN
55. Alpine region. : TIROL
56. All: Comb. form. : OMNI
57. Relieve somewhat. : EASE
58. Plods. : SLOGS
59. Actress Patricia. : NEAL
1. "Take ___ from me." : ATIP
2. City in Nevada. : RENO
3. ___'acte. : ENTR
4. Fast horses. : STEPPERS
5. Accepts as valid. : ADMITS
6. Frock. : DRESS
7. Bewilderment. : DAZE
8. Mrs. Wilding's nickname. : LIZ
9. Prodigious. : ENORMOUS
10. Embraces as one's own. : ADOPTS
11. Haydn is known as their "father." : SYMPHONIES
12. Carpel joint of a horse. : KNEE
13. Dried up: Poet. : SERE
18. Bellows. : ROARS
22. River islands. : AITS
24. Puts into allotted places. : SORTS
25. Collections. : PACKS
26. "Kiss Me ___." : AGAIN
27. Cantatas on rural themes. : PASTORALES
28. Fashions. : FORMS
29. Dancer Jeanmaire. : RENEE
30. Pitchers. : EWERS
32. Classroom periods. : HOURS
35. Administrative chiefs in France. : PREFECTS
36. "The ___ Story." : STRATTON
38. Copied. : APED
39. Farmer. : SOWER
41. The wife whom Paris deserted for Helen of Troy. : OENONE
42. George and Alice. : GOBELS
44. Under an assumed name: Colloq. : INCOG
45. Kind of club. : GLEE
46. TV's Maria. : RIVA
47. Japanese girdle box. : INRO
48. Convenient moment. : TIME
49. Sicilian city. : ENNA
50. Fence. : RAIL
53. Type of picture. : OIL

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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