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Harold T. Bers
Harold T. Bers

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New York Times, Sunday, October 12, 1958

Author:
Harold T. Bers
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 176, Blocks: 83, Avg Word Len: 5.07, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 646 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 136, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 18
Harold T. Bers has 138 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,393
Across
1. Hurt. : LESION
7. U. S. Boy Scout founder. : BEARD
12. No bid. : PASS
16. Insect. : APHIS
21. Peregrine Pickle's victim. : AMANDA
22. Site of Michener bridge. : ANDAU
23. Potpourri. : OLIO
24. Author of "The Bridge." : CRANE
25. Bridge near Uffizi Gallery. : PONTEVECCHIO
27. Claw-footed items. : LEGS
28. Azores city. : HORTA
29. ICBM. : ATLAS
30. Distributed. : DOLED
31. No credit. : CASH
32. French pointillist. : SEURAT
33. Olympian. : ZEUS
34. Dagmar's last name. : EGNOR
35. French possessive. : MON
36. Japanese measure. : SHO
38. Van ___. : DYKE
39. Where 25 Across is. : ITALY
41. Men at duels. : SECONDS
44. Little ___. : EVA
46. Cradle. : BED
47. Trade in. : RESELL
49. Rent payer. : TENANT
50. Kremlin decoration. : REDSTAR
53. Pronoun. : OUR
54. Circular structure. : SILO
56. Eye-level parrying, in fencing. : TIERCING
58. Brahma, Vishnu, and Siva. : TRIAD
61. Kind of cut. : CREW
63. Inner self. : SOUL
65. Pre-eminent. : STAR
66. But: Lat. : SED
68. Between engagements. : IDLE
69. ___ up (excited). : KEYED
71. Trapeze, for one. : DRESS
73. Swan. : COB
75. Bridge on the Rhine. : REMAGEN
77. Rival of Gina and Sophia. : BRIGITTE
79. Paint cleaner, for short. : TURP
81. Dead winds. : NOSERS
82. Theatre area. : PIT
85. Voltaire tragedy. : ORESTE
86. Cheers, skoals, etc. : TOASTS
88. French saint. : STE
89. Take a breath. : INHALE
91. Believe: Scot. : TREW
93. Noted Seine crossing. : PONTNEUF
95. Name of 14 popes. : CLEMENT
97. Guido note. : ELA
98. Beginning of a song: Colloq. : INTRO
99. Earlaps. : LOBES
103. Step-off place in London. : KERB
104. Nubbin. : EAR
106. Across the bridge from Windsor. : ETON
108. Bridget's native land. : EIRE
110. Frustrate. : BALK
111. Long leg. : STILT
113. Ran, as a thread. : LADDERED
116. Mr. Harbach. : OTTO
118. D. D. E. : IKE
119. Garden flower. : VERBENA
121. Hardest to find. : RAREST
123. Separate the chaff. : WINNOW
125. Kind of grass. : RIE
127. Foreign currency. : YEN
128. A sugar. : MALTOSE
130. He spied with Joshua. : CALEB
131. Concerning. : INRE
133. Greek letter. : ETA
135. Shoe part. : TOE
136. Cinder, garden, bridle. : PATHS
138. Middle Easterner. : ARAB
141. Footwear. : ANKLET
143. Printing method. : ROTO
145. Historic tavern. : MITRE
146. Olive jar liquid. : BRINE
147. Captain Meriwether ___. : LEWIS
148. Seaweed. : ALGA
149. Mayor Henchard's town. : CASTERBRIDGE
151. Work. : TRADE
152. Oklahoma Senator. : KERR
153. Girl's name. : ADELA
154. Crusading lady. : SANGER
155. Willow. : OSIER
156. Applications. : USES
157. Harass. : BESET
158. Borers. : AUGERS
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1. Alternate to Sucre. : LAPAZ
2. Overact. : EMOTE
3. Bridge in 1927 novel. : SANLUISREY
4. Showing a sense of beauty, fitness, etc. : INTASTE
5. Poems. : ODES
6. Sea force: Abbr. : NAV
7. Shakespeare contemporary. : BACON
8. Surround. : ENCLOSE
9. Follower. : ADHERENT
10. Sortie. : RAID
11. Twosome. : DUO
12. Where to spend a zloty. : POLAND
13. Pub signs. : ALES
14. Bridge of ___. : SIGHS
15. Trouble! : SOS
16. Throb. : ACHE
17. With head high. : PROUD
18. Controversial labor leader. : HARRYBRIDGES
19. Consumption. : INTAKE
20. Put in a particular place. : SEATED
26. Nervous. : EDGY
31. Bridge begun in 1925. : CONTRACT
32. Coins: Brit. slang. : SOVS
34. Contemporary of Freud. : ELLIS
35. Artist Claude. : MONET
37. Cautious bettor. : HEDGER
40. Than: Ger. : ALS
42. Box, chest: Fr. : CAISSE
43. ___ Krishna, for example. : SRI
45. Lawyer: Abbr. : ATT
47. Half today's music. : ROCK
48. Seine tributary. : EURE
49. Man with camera. : TOURIST
51. Half-striper: Abbr. : ENS
52. Met music. : ARIAS
55. Wigwam. : LODGE
57. Pea soup additive. : CROUTON
59. Looking sharp. : ALERT
60. Thick. : DENSE
62. Textile fabric. : WEB
64. Postal message in France. : LETTRE
67. Tooth: Ital. : DENTE
70. Amusing: Fr. : DROLE
72. Made tough. : STEELED
74. Literary family of Haworth. : BRONTE
76. City on the Tigris. : MOSUL
78. Dead heroine of Poe poem. : IRENE
80. Proud citizen. : PATRIOT
82. Tools. : PICKS
83. Place for a seaside bridge. : INLET
84. What Boulle's bridge crossed. : THERIVERKWAI
87. Scoffing sound. : SNORT
90. Go easily. : AMBLE
92. Bridge in Sherwood title. : WATERLOO
93. Creator of Trelawny. : PINERO
94. Little pocket. : FOB
96. Flair. : TALENT
100. American commodore of 1812. : BAINBRIDGE
101. Nevada city. : ELKO
102. Twist: Colloq. : SKEW
105. Flowed. : RAN
107. Declaim. : ORATE
109. Something: Ger. : ETWAS
112. Effort. : TRY
114. Cousin of a bridge. : DAM
115. What a misanthrope does. : DESPISES
117. Kind of paint. : OIL
120. Plant with red or white root. : BEET
122. City of many ferries. : SEATTLE
124. Getting closer. : NEARING
125. Bridge over the Grand Canal. : RIALTO
126. Parts within. : INNERS
129. Rose concoctions. : ATTARS
130. River into the Loire. : CHER
132. Skip over. : ELIDE
134. Site of Van Gogh's famed bridge. : ARLES
137. Special pleasure. : TREAT
139. Trait of certain young men. : ANGER
140. Milwaukee items. : BEERS
142. Danish weights. : ESER
144. Blunderbore. : OGRE
145. Contrived. : MADE
146. Imported 140 Down. : BRAU
148. Half of Heyerdahl's title. : AKU
149. City convenience. : CAB
150. The Scouts. : BSA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 14 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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