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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
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1. Stationed. : BASED
6. A. M. A., for example: Abbr. : ASSN
10. Broad stroke of water color. : WASH
14. Get ___ on (find out about). : ALINE
15. Spice from nutmeg. : MACE
16. Jack pot stake. : ANTE
17. John L. Lewis trade-mark. : BEETLEBROW
19. Theatre memento. : STUB
20. River into Donegal Bay. : ERNE
21. Fuss: Colloq. : TODO
22. Back of a book. : SPINE
23. Laundry item. : STARCH
25. Is dispersed over. : STREWS
27. Melody. : AIR
29. Fellow with a scythe. : REAPER
32. Waylays. : AMBUSCADES
38. 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
60. Chances. : BETS
61. Valhalla host. : ODIN
62. Irresponsible one. : FLYBYNIGHT
64. 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
1. 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
26. Erie, Lackawanna, etc.: Abbr. : RRS
28. Mode of travel. : RAIL
30. The same: Ger. : EGAL
31. Site of Trevi Fountain. : ROME
32. Mimic. : APER
33. Word of O. Henry title. : MAGI
34. Old-fashioned outing. : BUGGYRIDE
35. Sister ship of the Saratoga. : USSHORNET
36. Actress Joanne. : DRU
37. Supplements (with "out"). : EKES
41. First-class: Colloq. : AONE
43. Singing Tower benefactor. : BOK
44. Imperious: Colloq. : BOSSY
46. Sample. : TRY
49. Splendor. : ECLAT
50. Nash specialty. : RHYME
52. "___ With Me." : ABIDE
53. Initiate. : BEGIN
54. Of races: Prefix. : ETHNO
55. Compound of many kinds and uses. : ESTER
56. Knots of ribbon. : BOWS
57. Work on MSS. : EDIT
59. Wood ___, wading bird. : IBIS
62. Weekday: Abbr. : FRI
63. 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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