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Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon

New York Times, Saturday, August 26, 1967

Author:
Bernice Gordon
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { B J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, 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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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,587
Across
1. Give and take. : SWAP
5. Commercial specialties. : SALES
10. Today, in Italy. : OGGI
14. Staff man. : AIDE
15. Each and all. : EVERY
16. Malay dagger: Var. : CRIS
17. Entrants in a dog show. : GREATDANES
19. ___ heart. : HADA
20. Turn on the charm. : ENCHANT
21. English landscapist. : TURNER
23. Suggestion. : HINT
24. Allotted (with "out). : METED
25. Hies to Gretna Green. : ELOPES
28. Fabric. : HOMESPUN
31. Feature of a type face. : SERIF
32. Beautiful creatures. : PERIS
33. Daughter of Cadmus. : INO
34. Dial buzz. : TONE
35. Monetary unit. : FRANC
36. Piquancy. : SALT
37. Spanish girl's name. : ENA
38. In that case: Fr. : ALORS
39. Chair repairer. : CANER
40. Describing ultima Thule. : REMOTEST
42. Lower in rank. : DEMOTE
43. Cancel. : ERASE
44. Uncivil. : RUDE
45. Disappear into thin air. : VANISH
47. Foghorns, French style : SIRENES
50. College courses. : ARTS
51. Johnson and Johnson. : PRESIDENTS
54. Italian "ones." : UNAS
55. Of a certain grain. : OATEN
56. Kind of bean. : SNAP
57. Rue ___ Paix. : DELA
58. Sound of a bowstring. : TWANG
59. Yemen's capital. : SANA
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1. Yield under pressure. : SAG
2. Fencing. : WIRE
3. Near East gulf. : ADEN
4. Summer treat on a menu. : PEACHPIE
5. Litters. : SEDANS
6. Before: Fr. : AVANT
7. Furnished. : LENT
8. Before: Poet. : ERE
9. Pertaining to the body. : SYSTEMIC
10. Pigments. : OCHRES
11. Necessity for Serkin. : GRANDPIANO
12. French writer. : GIDE
13. Munich's river. : ISAR
18. Taffy, for one. : THIEF
22. Indians. : UTES
24. Early-bird times. : MORNS
25. Chemical compound. : ESTER
26. Sierra ___. : LEONE
27. Embellishing. : ORNAMENTAL
28. Kind of line across one's palm. : HEART
29. Like some houses. : UNLET
30. French possessive. : NOTRE
32. Novelist's forte. : PROSE
35. Vessel used in Biblical days. : FLESHPOT
36. Uniformity. : SAMENESS
38. People of the Philippines. : ATAS
39. Gave up. : CEDED
41. State in India. : ORISSA
42. In the time of. : DURING
44. Up. : RISEN
45. Swiss canton. : VAUD
46. Norse name. : ARNE
47. ___ trap. : SETA
48. Sicilian province. : ENNA
49. "Streetcar" role. : STAN
52. Weather word. : RAW
53. Hot Springs. : SPA

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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