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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
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,127
Across
1. Way up. : STAIR
6. Alice's cat. : DINAH
11. Becomes gentle. : MELTS
16. Resin. : PITCH
21. Themis' daughter. : IRENE
22. Girl's name. : ADELA
23. Adjectival suffix. : ARIAN
24. Yellow. : OCHRE
25. Only his tail was left after a brawl. : KILKENNYCAT
27. Red-Barber phrase in Thurber title. : CATBIRDSEAT
29. Old coin. : ECU
30. Radio's John Henry. : FAULK
31. Cat: Fr. : CHAT
33. Javits' colleague. : IVES
34. 100 lbs. : CWT
35. Dried up: Poet. : SERE
37. 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
46. 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
66. Subterranean galleries. : CATACOMBS
68. Equivocate: Slang. : PUSSYFOOT
70. "___ meat . . . " : ONEMANS
72. Type of river: Abbr. : TRIB
73. Menu item. : HASH
74. Windshield supports. : COWLS
75. Lawyer: Abbr. : ATT
76. History was made here, in 1903. : KITTYHAWK
78. Droop. : SAG
79. A Booth. : EDWIN
82. Piccadilly landmark. : EROS
83. Per ___. : CENT
84. Dupe. : CATSPAW
88. Cat mentioned in Macbeth. : GRIMALKIN
90. Wild times. : CAROUSALS
92. Small: Suffix. : ULE
93. ___ Blas. : GIL
94. Catullus opus. : POEM
95. Obstinate: Dial. : SOT
96. Ancient Britons. : ICENI
97. Terrier on TV. : ASTA
98. Lobster limb. : ENDOPOD
100. Subway entrance. : KIOSK
102. Noted Indian fighter. : KITCARSON
104. Catgut item. : RACKET
105. Dish of milk, perhaps. : MEAL
106. Regrets. : RUES
108. Profound depth. : ABYSS
109. Travelers' ___. : AID
110. Misfortune. : HARM
111. Pole. : MAST
112. Afghan. : THROW
114. Far advanced. : LATE
116. German name for Cologne. : KOLN
117. Baseball's "Big Cat." : MIZE
118. No seats at the BO. : SRO
119. Fixes. : RIGS
122. Former Giant. : OTT
123. Feminist leader. : CATT
124. Impressible. : WAXY
125. Name of famous sisters. : SOONG
127. Author Tom. : LEA
128. Wonderland vision. : CHESHIRECAT
131. Singer of pop songs. : KITTYKALLEN
134. Where Pusan is. : KOREA
135. Western tribe. : OSAGE
136. Actress Page. : ANITA
137. Loop. : NOOSE
138. Ruhr city. : ESSEN
139. Father of Library Science. : DEWEY
140. Old playing card. : TAROT
141. Thames sight. : TOWER
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1. Fictional ruffian. : SIKES
2. Jiffy. : TRICE
3. One afraid of felines. : AELUROPHOBE
4. Art medium. : INK
5. Great Barrier. : REEF
6. Donau, Duna, Dunaj, etc. : DANUBE
7. Poems. : IDYLS
8. Isthmus. : NECK
9. ___ king. : ALA
10. Plot contrivers. : HATCHERS
11. Colony W of Hong Kong. : MACAO
12. Part of QED. : ERAT
13. Took fire. : LIT
14. Name for a feline. : TABITHA
15. Whine. : SNIVEL
16. Seed casings. : PODS
17. Suffix in names of sciences. : ICS
18. 1920's equivalent of "the most." : THECATSMEOW
19. Slow movement. : CRAWL
20. Financier. : HETTY
26. Okinawa capital. : NAHA
28. Fabric. : REP
32. Modern kind of cat. : HEP
36. Mrs. Berlin. : ELLIN
38. Kind of cup. : TEA
39. Caroled. : SANG
40. Pine board. : DEAL
42. A cat, for instance. : PET
43. Pick. : SELECTION
44. Tailless variety. : MANX
45. Denizens of the city. : ALLEYCATS
46. Pancho or Pedro. : AMIGO
47. Exile from B.A. : PERON
48. Horne of "Jamaica." : LENA
49. Speaker's spot. : DAIS
50. Hacks. : CABS
51. Word of mouth. : PAROL
52. Tongues of land. : SPITS
54. ___ garde. : AVANT
55. Small roles. : BITS
57. Pets. : TABBYCATS
58. Thin layer of water color. : WASH
61. Out of ___. : SORTS
63. Piece of stiffening material. : BUSK
66. Dozed. : CATNAPPED
67. German preposition. : MIT
68. Rhode Island city. : PAWTUCKET
69. They come "on little cat feet."—Sandburg. : FOGS
71. Impair. : MAIM
73. SE Asia city. : HANOI
76. Abd-el-___, leader of Rif rebellion. : KRIM
77. Pronoun. : HER
78. ___ law set by Clovis. : SALIC
79. Moth. : EGGER
80. Yugoslav river. : DRINA
81. Oil prospectors. : WILDCATTERS
82. Increased: Dial. : EKED
84. Jargon. : CANT
85. Tree with silky aments. : PUSSYWILLOW
86. Choir members. : ALTOS
87. Alienates (from). : WEANS
89. Booty. : LOOT
90. What today's "cats" are. : COOL
91. Sixes: Ital. : SEIS
95. Home of a popular breed. : SIAM
97. Ann ___. : ARBOR
99. Joad, for example. : OKIE
100. Composer of "The Cat and the Fiddle." : KERN
101. Old comic strip character. : KRAZYKAT
103. Swiss river. : AAR
105. A blue-gray variety. : MALTESE
107. Function. : USE
110. Junior jalopy. : HOTROD
111. Former Western star. : MIX
112. Contemporary French novelist. : TROYAT
113. Traffic sound. : HONK
114. English philosopher. : LOCKE
115. One of a famous trio. : ATHOS
116. Quay: Ger. : KAI
117. Companionable: Colloq. : MATEY
118. ___ voce. : SOTTO
120. Silly ones. : GEESE
121. More rational. : SANER
123. Fictional sleuth. : CHAN
124. Pay. : WAGE
125. Fuss. : STIR
126. Tony Perkins' role. : GANT
129. Observe. : SEE
130. Bird sound. : CAW
132. Dog ___ manger. : INA
133. 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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