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Harold T. Bers
Harold T. Bers

New York Times, Saturday, January 24, 1959

Author:
Harold T. Bers
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Harold T. Bers has 138 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,480
Across
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Stationed. : BASED
6
A. M. A., for example: Abbr. : ASSN
10
Broad stroke of water color. : WASH
14
Get ___ on (find out about). : ALINE
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Spice from nutmeg. : MACE
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Jack pot stake. : ANTE
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John L. Lewis trade-mark. : BEETLEBROW
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Theatre memento. : STUB
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River into Donegal Bay. : ERNE
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Fuss: Colloq. : TODO
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Back of a book. : SPINE
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Laundry item. : STARCH
25
Is dispersed over. : STREWS
27
Melody. : AIR
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Fellow with a scythe. : REAPER
32
Waylays. : AMBUSCADES
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Role for José Ferrer. : IAGO
39
Short stop. : PAUSE
40
Nettle. : IRK
41
Shillong is its capital. : ASSAM
42
Butter-and-___. : EGGS
43
Fly. : BLUEBOTTLE
45
Yes, in England. : RIGHTO
47
Family member. : SON
48
New ___. : YORKER
51
Navy engineer. : SEABEE
56
Currant, for example. : BERRY
58
Greek letters. : CHIS
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Chances. : BETS
61
Valhalla host. : ODIN
62
Irresponsible one. : FLYBYNIGHT
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To a large extent. : WIDE
65
Branches: Bot. : RAMI
66
City near Venice. : UDINE
67
Disregard the change, on a galley proof. : STET
68
Followers of: Suffix. : ITES
69
High man in a quartet. : TENOR
Down
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Toyland travelers. : BABES
2
Warning. : ALERT
3
City near Florence. : SIENA
4
Actor's cue. : ENTER
5
Mario ___ Monaco. : DEL
6
Early church pulpit. : AMBO
7
Carnelians. : SARDS
8
Scurry off. : SCOOT
9
Favorite ad word. : NEW
10
No asset for wearers of 1958 fashions. : WASPWAIST
11
Four-syllable poetic foot. : ANTISPAST
12
Shock. : STUN
13
Youth goddess. : HEBE
18
Pattern of behavior. : ETHIC
22
Call on. : SEE
24
Brief ___. : CASE
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Erie, Lackawanna, etc.: Abbr. : RRS
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Mode of travel. : RAIL
30
The same: Ger. : EGAL
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Site of Trevi Fountain. : ROME
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Mimic. : APER
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Word of O. Henry title. : MAGI
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Old-fashioned outing. : BUGGYRIDE
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Sister ship of the Saratoga. : USSHORNET
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Actress Joanne. : DRU
37
Supplements (with "out"). : EKES
41
First-class: Colloq. : AONE
43
Singing Tower benefactor. : BOK
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Imperious: Colloq. : BOSSY
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Sample. : TRY
49
Splendor. : ECLAT
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Nash specialty. : RHYME
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"___ With Me." : ABIDE
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Initiate. : BEGIN
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Of races: Prefix. : ETHNO
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Compound of many kinds and uses. : ESTER
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Knots of ribbon. : BOWS
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Work on MSS. : EDIT
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Wood ___, wading bird. : IBIS
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Weekday: Abbr. : FRI
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Bolt's companion. : NUT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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