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Harold T. Bers
Harold T. Bers

WORD SCULPTURE

New York Times, Sunday, January 29, 1956

Author: Harold T. Bers
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 68, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 575 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 115, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 27
Harold T. Bers has 138 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,406
Across Down
1. Envoy from Lebanon. : MALIK
6. River into the Danube. : PRUT
10. Teeth. : COGS
14. Food: Italian. : PASTO
19. Kept in reserve. : ONICE
20. Eden's capital: Abbr. : LOND
21. Spanish form of 11 down. : OTRA
22. River of a Burns poem. : AFTON
23. Shaw play. : ONTHEROCKS
25. Cheap brilliant. : RHINESTONE
27. Townsman. : CIT
28. Late British Socialist. : LASKI
29. Valetti and Vinay. : TENORS
30. Vetoes: Slang. : NGS
31. Promote. : HELP
33. Paasikivi, Nurmi, etc. : FINNS
35. Earth: Dial. : ERD
36. Its port is Civitavecchia. : ROME
38. Smörgasbord item. : EEL
40. Salesmen's need. : ORDERS
42. Boss at Coogan's Bluff. : STONEHAM
46. Famous Massachusetts "Rock." : MARCIANO
49. Be noisy. : ROISTER
51. Plead innocence. : DENY
52. Summoner. : EVOKER
53. Not cleric. : LAIC
55. Large amounts: Colloq. : TONS
56. "Bus Stop" author. : INGE
57. Realms: Suffix. : RICS
58. Mineral. : TALC
60. Former Southern groups. : KLANS
62. Pari-mutuel offering. : WAGER
63. River of Wales and England. : USK
64. Corneille character. : CID
65. Stick together. : COHERE
67. Bishops' caps. : MITERS
68. Stolen treasure, headline of 1950–51. : THESTONEOFSCONE
71. Bacon slice. : RASHER
74. Kind. : HUMANE
75. H. M. S. ___ Royal. : ARK
76. Rachel Carson subject. : SEA
79. In the style of. : AFTER
80. Man with an "ear." : TUNER
81. Name meaning "rejuvenation." : EDNA
83. Where Charon ferried. : STYX
84. Man of many "looks." : DIOR
85. Twain's Polly. : AUNT
86. Notable non-waiter. : TIDE
88. Where Shalimar gardens are. : LAHORE
90. Enniskillen's Lough. : ERNE
91. Notable 1853 purchase. : GADSDEN
93. Lent an ear. : LISTENED
95. ___ Comedies. : KEYSTONE
97. He's out. : ODDMAN
99. Noted Laborite. : EDE
100. Fear: Fr. : PEUR
101. Unfair: Slang. : RAW
103. Kind: Fr. : SORTE
105. Blind try. : STAB
108. Overly. : TOO
110. Wee lads. : BAIRNS
112. Reluctant. : LOATH
114. Mining find. : ORE
115. Bridge in N. Y. C. : WHITESTONE
117. Axelrod's titular star. : ROCKHUNTER
119. Of the spirit. : INNER
120. Acidity. : ACOR
121. Yearn. : ACHE
122. Relative of 85 Across. : NIECE
123. Heads: Fr. : TETES
124. "The ___ the limit." : SKYS
125. Articles. : THES
126. Clean-platter family. : SPRAT
1. Skulk: Slang. : MOOCH
2. Merman-Hutton role. : ANNIE
3. Home of Nellie Forbush, Lorelei Lee. : LITTLEROCK
4. German pronoun. : ICH
5. Star in "Kismet." : KEEL
6. Articulation of a speech sound, k, p or t. : PLOSION
7. Pop music style. : ROCKNROLL
8. Harsh. : UNKIND
9. Gridiron events. : TDS
10. Pulitzer-Prize Timesman. : CORTESI
11. Former. : OTHER
12. Nose rests for the assiduous. : GRINDSTONES
13. Health: Span. : SANO
14. Advance. : PASSON
15. Time of day: Abbr. : AFT
16. Sight near Salisbury. : STONEHENGE
17. Chinese group. : TONG
18. Wallet items. : ONES
24. Churchill's "few." : RAF
26. The E of HRE. : ERRORS
32. Large amounts: Colloq. : PECKS
34. Mexican Indian. : SERI
37. Arbitrate. : MEDIATE
39. Golf situation. : LIE
41. Pitiless. : ROCKHEARTED
43. More wallet items. : TENS
44. Temper. : ANGER
45. Ft. ___, Fla. : MYERS
46. The Hindu Mt. Olympus. : MERU
47. Rara ___. : AVIS
48. More Bohemian. : ARTIER
50. Asterisk-shaped mechanical device. : STARFEED
54. Bank clients. : ACCOUNTS
59. Madison Ave. produce. : ADS
61. Peace prize winner Jouhaux. : LEON
62. Trice. : WINK
64. Dear: Fr. : CHER
66. "This one's ___." : ONME
67. Aesop endings. : MORALS
68. French saint, "Little Flower." : THERESE
69. Robert Ardrey play and movie. : THUNDERROCK
70. Auxiliary verb. : CAN
71. Well-known Trotskyite. : RADEK
72. Full of zeal. : AFIRE
73. Rockland County town. : STONYPOINT
76. East Coast river fish. : STONETOTER
77. Australian peninsula. : EYRE
78. Chopped down. : AXED
80. Sir in Malaya. : TUAN
82. Creator of Jalna. : DELAROCHE
83. Farm buildings. : SHEDS
85. Greek plazas. : AGORAS
87. Not Reps. or Dems. : INDS
89. Had a bite. : ATE
92. Water finders. : DOWSERS
94. Passageways for air. : INTAKES
96. Potatoes. : TUBERS
98. Evil doctrine requiring sacrifice. : MOLOCH
102. Vex. : ANNOY
104. Biblical suffix. : ETH
106. Palm with feathery leaves. : ARECA
107. Monty's trade-mark. : BERET
108. Taunt. : TWIT
109. Without: Ger. : OHNE
111. Eskimos. : ITAS
113. Vandals. : HUNS
116. ___ square. : TEE
117. Coiffure aid. : RAT
118. Move briskly. : NIP

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 18 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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