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Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon

New York Times, Friday, August 29, 1958

Author:
Bernice Gordon
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { F J Q V }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Bernice Gordon has 126 pre-Shortz puzzles and 21 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,349
Across
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Issue. : ARISE
6
Attendant. : PAGE
10
Court painter to Charles III. : GOYA
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"Blue ___." : DENIM
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Wild goat. : IBEX
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Household appliance. : IRON
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Move crabwise. : SIDLE
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Soft, unpressed cheese. : CAMEMBERT
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Mountain ranges. : SIERRAS
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Money for muzhiks. : RUBLES
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Black ___. : ANGUS
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Feminine suffix. : ETTE
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Soft shoe performer. : DANCER
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Is brilliant. : GLITTERS
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Prepares (potatoes) in a certain way. : RICES
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Chamber music groups. : TRIOS
33
Slangy negative. : NAW
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Latin love. : AMOR
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Sound of distress. : GROAN
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Guild of musical artists: Abbr. : AGMA
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Language: Abbr. : GER
38
Chowders. : SOUPS
39
Fatigued: Colloq. : ALLIN
40
Judgment. : SENTENCE
42
Misrepresents. : BELIES
43
Level to the ground. : RAZE
44
Gulf of the Aegean Sea. : SAROS
45
Spanish coin. : PESETA
48
Member of an embassy. : ATTACHE
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Change into another medium. : TRANSLATE
52
Domesticated. : TAMED
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Of an amide. : AMIC
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River into the Seine. : EURE
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Mythological hero of Babylon. : ETANA
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Meat dish. : HASH
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___ rope. : SKIP
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Patron saint of France: Var. : DENYS
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Classified items. : ADS
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Former Portuguese money. : REIS
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Maize. : INDIANCORN
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Gun device. : SILENCER
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Comes into view. : EMERGES
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Type measures. : PICAS
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Down with: Fr. : ABAS
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Work of art. : GEM
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Strong effort. : EXERTION
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Symbol of Jack Ketch's work. : GIBBET
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City in the Black Earth region. : OREL
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Time long past. : YORE
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Hill dwellers. : ANTS
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Namesakes of Jeff's pal. : MUTTS
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Stage hit of 1923. : RUR
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Inventor Howe. : ELIAS
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Passes too slowly. : DRAGS
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French girl's name. : AIMEE
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Feel one's way. : GROPE
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Sir Winston, for one. : ENGLISHMAN
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Fiber plant. : RAMIE
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Birds. : SWANS
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End of hostilities. : TRUCE
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Men's singles champion, 1948–49. : GONZALES
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Place. : ALLOCATE
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Settles. : SEATS
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Charged with gas. : AERATED
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Ditch. : TRENCH
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Belfry inhabitant. : BAT
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Saturate. : STEEP
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Chief god of Memphis. : PTAH
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Girl's name. : ERMA
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Je ne ___ quoi. : SAIS
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Bell town in Longfellow poem. : ATRI
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First word of a counting game. : EENY
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Sea bird. : AUK
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"___ Kapital." : DAS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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