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Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon

New York Times, Wednesday, August 5, 1953

Author:
Bernice Gordon
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { H J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 248 (avg 1.28)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, 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. 1,508

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Across
1
Air-minded elf. : GREMLIN
8
Three characters in a Spewack play. : ANGELS
14
Permit to be issued. : RELEASE
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Musical comedy of Twenties. : RIORITA
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Channel across Sandy Hook bar. : AMBROSE
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TV's McElhone and others. : ELOISES
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Direction. : NNE
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Region of Czechoslovakia, taken by Nazis after Munich, 1938. : SUDETEN
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Put into type. : SET
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Alvin of the Giants. : DARK
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Logan and Raines. : ELLAS
26
Hollywood's Schary. : DORE
27
Stage direction. : ENTER
29
Actor Wallach. : ELI
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One likely to be a success. : COMER
31
Old playing card. : TAROT
33
Cleaners. : SCOURERS
35
Time of day. : MORN
37
Glut. : SATE
38
Conduct tending to treason. : SEDITION
42
Novelist Godden. : RUMER
45
Countenances. : ABETS
46
Clara of Hollywood fame. : BOW
48
Whining child. : PULER
50
Craggy hills. : TORS
51
___ ego (very close friend). : ALTER
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Believer in Moslem mysticism. : SUFI
54
Actress O'Connor. : UNA
55
Keeper of kennels. : BREEDER
57
Eat. : SUP
58
Exact duplicates. : RINGERS
60
Igneous rock. : DIORITE
62
Nullifies. : NEGATES
63
Salad greens. : ENDIVES
64
Dignified. : SEDATE
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Most intense. : DEEPEST
Down
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River of the wetbacks. : GRANDE
2
Piece of cloth at bargain price. : REMNANT
3
Freestone peach. : ELBERTA
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Debussy's "La ___." : MER
5
Neighbor of Cambodia. : LAOS
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Point in question. : ISSUE
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Obelisk. : NEEDLE
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Science of virtue. : ARETAICS
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City in Ohio, pop. 16,773. : NILES
10
Slugger. : GOON
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Silk worm. : ERI
12
Supple. : LISSOME
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Confederate of a con man. : STEERER
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Star-shaped flowers. : ASTERS
21
Measures, 45 inches in England. : ELLS
24
Men named after one of T. R.'s sons. : KERMITS
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Hero Jessup of "It Can't Happen Here." : DOREMUS
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Parts of words. : ROOTS
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Devotee of practical jokes. : CUTUP
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Three: Prefix. : TRI
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Rower. : OAR
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___ oblige. : NOBLESSE
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Between Jupiter and Uranus. : SATURN
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Dark woods. : EBONIES
40
Throw into disorder. : DERANGE
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Billet doux. : NOTE
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Baffling. : ELUSIVE
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Disproves. : REFUTES
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Devoted. : WEDDED
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Most mellow. : RIPEST
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Court decree, in Canada. : ARRET
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Marie Antoinette, for instance. : REINE
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Greek letter. : BETA
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Bicycled. : RODE
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Wander aimlessly. : GAD
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Fictional sleeper. : RIP

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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