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Harold T. Bers
Harold T. Bers

CATALOGUE

New York Times, Sunday, January 19, 1958

Author:
Harold T. Bers
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 180, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 761 (avg 1.70)
Open Squares: 118, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 13, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 26
Harold T. Bers has 138 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,127
Across
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Way up. : STAIR
6
Alice's cat. : DINAH
11
Becomes gentle. : MELTS
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Resin. : PITCH
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Themis' daughter. : IRENE
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Girl's name. : ADELA
23
Adjectival suffix. : ARIAN
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Yellow. : OCHRE
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Only his tail was left after a brawl. : KILKENNYCAT
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Red-Barber phrase in Thurber title. : CATBIRDSEAT
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Old coin. : ECU
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Radio's John Henry. : FAULK
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Cat: Fr. : CHAT
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Javits' colleague. : IVES
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100 lbs. : CWT
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Dried up: Poet. : SERE
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Backfield men: Abbr. : HBS
38
Aaron Burr's daughter. : THEO
39
Degree. : STEP
40
Well-known M. C. : DALY
41
Greek flasks. : OLPAE
43
Run through. : SEEP
44
Meal: Ger. : MAHL
45
Of age: Latin abbr. : AET
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Pippin. : APPLE
48
He wrote "The Owl and the Pussycat." : LEAR
49
Greeley's associate. : DANA
50
Holds. : CLASPS
53
Cat played by Eartha Kitt. : MEHITABEL
56
TV comic. : STANG
58
Hanging in a schoolroom. : WALLMAP
59
Tonic ingredient. : IRON
60
Morning glories. : VINES
62
___-les-Bains. : AIX
63
Bunyan's blue ox. : BABE
64
Hero of Lincoln novel. : ERI
65
Chunk: Colloq. : GOB
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Subterranean galleries. : CATACOMBS
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Equivocate: Slang. : PUSSYFOOT
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"___ meat . . . " : ONEMANS
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Type of river: Abbr. : TRIB
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Menu item. : HASH
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Windshield supports. : COWLS
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Lawyer: Abbr. : ATT
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History was made here, in 1903. : KITTYHAWK
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Droop. : SAG
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A Booth. : EDWIN
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Piccadilly landmark. : EROS
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Per ___. : CENT
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Dupe. : CATSPAW
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Cat mentioned in Macbeth. : GRIMALKIN
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Wild times. : CAROUSALS
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Small: Suffix. : ULE
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___ Blas. : GIL
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Catullus opus. : POEM
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Obstinate: Dial. : SOT
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Ancient Britons. : ICENI
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Terrier on TV. : ASTA
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Lobster limb. : ENDOPOD
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Subway entrance. : KIOSK
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Noted Indian fighter. : KITCARSON
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Catgut item. : RACKET
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Dish of milk, perhaps. : MEAL
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Regrets. : RUES
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Profound depth. : ABYSS
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Travelers' ___. : AID
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Misfortune. : HARM
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Pole. : MAST
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Afghan. : THROW
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Far advanced. : LATE
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German name for Cologne. : KOLN
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Baseball's "Big Cat." : MIZE
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No seats at the BO. : SRO
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Fixes. : RIGS
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Former Giant. : OTT
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Feminist leader. : CATT
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Impressible. : WAXY
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Name of famous sisters. : SOONG
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Author Tom. : LEA
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Wonderland vision. : CHESHIRECAT
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Singer of pop songs. : KITTYKALLEN
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Where Pusan is. : KOREA
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Western tribe. : OSAGE
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Actress Page. : ANITA
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Loop. : NOOSE
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Ruhr city. : ESSEN
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Father of Library Science. : DEWEY
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Old playing card. : TAROT
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Thames sight. : TOWER
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Fictional ruffian. : SIKES
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Jiffy. : TRICE
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One afraid of felines. : AELUROPHOBE
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Art medium. : INK
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Great Barrier. : REEF
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Donau, Duna, Dunaj, etc. : DANUBE
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Poems. : IDYLS
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Isthmus. : NECK
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___ king. : ALA
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Plot contrivers. : HATCHERS
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Colony W of Hong Kong. : MACAO
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Part of QED. : ERAT
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Took fire. : LIT
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Name for a feline. : TABITHA
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Whine. : SNIVEL
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Seed casings. : PODS
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Suffix in names of sciences. : ICS
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1920's equivalent of "the most." : THECATSMEOW
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Slow movement. : CRAWL
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Financier. : HETTY
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Okinawa capital. : NAHA
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Fabric. : REP
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Modern kind of cat. : HEP
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Mrs. Berlin. : ELLIN
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Kind of cup. : TEA
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Caroled. : SANG
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Pine board. : DEAL
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A cat, for instance. : PET
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Pick. : SELECTION
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Tailless variety. : MANX
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Denizens of the city. : ALLEYCATS
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Pancho or Pedro. : AMIGO
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Exile from B.A. : PERON
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Horne of "Jamaica." : LENA
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Speaker's spot. : DAIS
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Hacks. : CABS
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Word of mouth. : PAROL
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Tongues of land. : SPITS
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___ garde. : AVANT
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Small roles. : BITS
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Pets. : TABBYCATS
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Thin layer of water color. : WASH
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Out of ___. : SORTS
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Piece of stiffening material. : BUSK
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Dozed. : CATNAPPED
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German preposition. : MIT
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Rhode Island city. : PAWTUCKET
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They come "on little cat feet."—Sandburg. : FOGS
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Impair. : MAIM
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SE Asia city. : HANOI
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Abd-el-___, leader of Rif rebellion. : KRIM
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Pronoun. : HER
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___ law set by Clovis. : SALIC
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Moth. : EGGER
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Yugoslav river. : DRINA
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Oil prospectors. : WILDCATTERS
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Increased: Dial. : EKED
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Jargon. : CANT
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Tree with silky aments. : PUSSYWILLOW
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Choir members. : ALTOS
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Alienates (from). : WEANS
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Booty. : LOOT
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What today's "cats" are. : COOL
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Sixes: Ital. : SEIS
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Home of a popular breed. : SIAM
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Ann ___. : ARBOR
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Joad, for example. : OKIE
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Composer of "The Cat and the Fiddle." : KERN
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Old comic strip character. : KRAZYKAT
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Swiss river. : AAR
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A blue-gray variety. : MALTESE
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Function. : USE
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Junior jalopy. : HOTROD
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Former Western star. : MIX
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Contemporary French novelist. : TROYAT
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Traffic sound. : HONK
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English philosopher. : LOCKE
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One of a famous trio. : ATHOS
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Quay: Ger. : KAI
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Companionable: Colloq. : MATEY
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___ voce. : SOTTO
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Silly ones. : GEESE
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More rational. : SANER
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Fictional sleuth. : CHAN
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Pay. : WAGE
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Fuss. : STIR
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Tony Perkins' role. : GANT
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Observe. : SEE
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Bird sound. : CAW
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Dog ___ manger. : INA
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Old game. : LOO

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 16 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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