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Harold T. Bers
Harold T. Bers

New York Times, Friday, January 17, 1958

Author:
Harold T. Bers
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.36, Missing: { F J Q }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,125
Across
1. 19th century Communist. : MARX
5. System of Allah. : ISLAM
10. Slavic ruler. : CZAR
14. Inter ___. : ALIA
15. Plant pore. : STOMA
16. Impersonation. : ROLE
17. River fish of eastern U. S. : STONETOTER
19. Norway's new king. : OLAV
20. Epithet for Michelangelo. : TITAN
21. Rome vs. Carthage. : PUNICWARS
23. Patriotic group. : DAR
25. Dan Beard follower. : SCOUT
26. Peace pipe. : CALUMET
30. Busy. : ONTHEGO
34. Poem. : ODE
35. Refugee. : EMIGRE
37. Singer Raines. : ELLA
38. Passes. : COMPLIMENTARIES
41. Philharmonic instrument. : OBOE
42. Precepts. : TENETS
43. British award. : OBE
44. New York Indians. : SENECAS
46. Speaks in class. : RECITES
48. Assessment amount. : RATAL
50. "Dombey and ___." : SON
51. Symbol of care or tact. : KIDGLOVES
55. African lake. : TCHAD
59. Comply. : OBEY
60. "On the Beach" author. : NEVILSHUTE
62. Depict. : LIMN
63. More than a misdemeanor. : CRIME
64. Jar used in Latin America. : OLLA
65. Mine entrance. : ADIT
66. Serfs. : ESNES
67. Capture: Colloq. : NAIL
Down
1. Boat part. : MAST
2. High: Prefix. : ALTI
3. Blaze of color. : RIOT
4. Kubla Khan's city. : XANADU
5. Believer in: Suffix. : IST
6. Red light. : STOP
7. Tropical water lily. : LOTUS
8. Part of a church. : AMENCORNER
9. Friends of the Bairds. : MARIONETTES
10. Author of "The Lion's Share." : CROWTHER
11. Figure in French letters. : ZOLA
12. Winged. : ALAR
13. Spinning motions: Abbr. : REVS
18. Paint. : ENAMEL
22. Film director's word. : CUT
24. Phrase in bill collector's repertoire. : REMITATONCE
26. Island near Costa Rica. : COCOS
27. Hacienda brick. : ADOBE
28. Sherbet flavor. : LEMON
29. Washing machines, frozen foods, etc. : TIMESAVERS
31. Expatriate poet. : ELIOT
32. Field: Poet. : GLEBE
33. Green spots in a waste. : OASES
36. Army man: Abbr. : GEN
39. Ibsen play. : PEERGYNT
40. Men's neckwear. : ASCOTS
45. ___ Tech. : CAL
47. Korean port. : INCHON
49. "Compulsion" author. : LEVIN
51. Nut used for a beverage. : KOLA
52. Footnote abbreviation. : IBID
53. Half. : DEMI
54. U. S. track star. : SIME
56. Native dance. : HULA
57. A king of the Huns. : ATLI
58. Secret bargain: Colloq. : DEAL
61. "___ Girls." : LES

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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