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Harold T. Bers
Harold T. Bers

GRAND SLAM

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
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Hurt. : LESION
7
U. S. Boy Scout founder. : BEARD
12
No bid. : PASS
16
Insect. : APHIS
21
Peregrine Pickle's victim. : AMANDA
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Site of Michener bridge. : ANDAU
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Potpourri. : OLIO
24
Author of "The Bridge." : CRANE
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Bridge near Uffizi Gallery. : PONTEVECCHIO
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Claw-footed items. : LEGS
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Azores city. : HORTA
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ICBM. : ATLAS
30
Distributed. : DOLED
31
No credit. : CASH
32
French pointillist. : SEURAT
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Olympian. : ZEUS
34
Dagmar's last name. : EGNOR
35
French possessive. : MON
36
Japanese measure. : SHO
38
Van ___. : DYKE
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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
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Between engagements. : IDLE
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___ up (excited). : KEYED
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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
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Dead winds. : NOSERS
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Theatre area. : PIT
85
Voltaire tragedy. : ORESTE
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Cheers, skoals, etc. : TOASTS
88
French saint. : STE
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Take a breath. : INHALE
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Believe: Scot. : TREW
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Noted Seine crossing. : PONTNEUF
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Name of 14 popes. : CLEMENT
97
Guido note. : ELA
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Beginning of a song: Colloq. : INTRO
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Earlaps. : LOBES
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Step-off place in London. : KERB
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Nubbin. : EAR
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Across the bridge from Windsor. : ETON
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Bridget's native land. : EIRE
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Frustrate. : BALK
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Long leg. : STILT
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Ran, as a thread. : LADDERED
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Mr. Harbach. : OTTO
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D. D. E. : IKE
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Garden flower. : VERBENA
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Hardest to find. : RAREST
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Separate the chaff. : WINNOW
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Kind of grass. : RIE
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Foreign currency. : YEN
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A sugar. : MALTOSE
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He spied with Joshua. : CALEB
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Concerning. : INRE
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Greek letter. : ETA
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Shoe part. : TOE
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Cinder, garden, bridle. : PATHS
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Middle Easterner. : ARAB
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Footwear. : ANKLET
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Printing method. : ROTO
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Historic tavern. : MITRE
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Olive jar liquid. : BRINE
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Captain Meriwether ___. : LEWIS
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Seaweed. : ALGA
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Mayor Henchard's town. : CASTERBRIDGE
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Work. : TRADE
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Oklahoma Senator. : KERR
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Girl's name. : ADELA
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Crusading lady. : SANGER
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Willow. : OSIER
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Applications. : USES
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Harass. : BESET
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Borers. : AUGERS
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Alternate to Sucre. : LAPAZ
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Overact. : EMOTE
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Bridge in 1927 novel. : SANLUISREY
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Showing a sense of beauty, fitness, etc. : INTASTE
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Poems. : ODES
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Sea force: Abbr. : NAV
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Shakespeare contemporary. : BACON
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Surround. : ENCLOSE
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Follower. : ADHERENT
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Sortie. : RAID
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Twosome. : DUO
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Where to spend a zloty. : POLAND
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Pub signs. : ALES
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Bridge of ___. : SIGHS
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Trouble! : SOS
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Throb. : ACHE
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With head high. : PROUD
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Controversial labor leader. : HARRYBRIDGES
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Consumption. : INTAKE
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Put in a particular place. : SEATED
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Nervous. : EDGY
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Bridge begun in 1925. : CONTRACT
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Coins: Brit. slang. : SOVS
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Contemporary of Freud. : ELLIS
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Artist Claude. : MONET
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Cautious bettor. : HEDGER
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Than: Ger. : ALS
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Box, chest: Fr. : CAISSE
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___ Krishna, for example. : SRI
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Lawyer: Abbr. : ATT
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Half today's music. : ROCK
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Seine tributary. : EURE
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Man with camera. : TOURIST
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Half-striper: Abbr. : ENS
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Met music. : ARIAS
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Wigwam. : LODGE
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Pea soup additive. : CROUTON
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Looking sharp. : ALERT
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Thick. : DENSE
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Textile fabric. : WEB
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Postal message in France. : LETTRE
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Tooth: Ital. : DENTE
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Amusing: Fr. : DROLE
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Made tough. : STEELED
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Literary family of Haworth. : BRONTE
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City on the Tigris. : MOSUL
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Dead heroine of Poe poem. : IRENE
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Proud citizen. : PATRIOT
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Tools. : PICKS
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Place for a seaside bridge. : INLET
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What Boulle's bridge crossed. : THERIVERKWAI
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Scoffing sound. : SNORT
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Go easily. : AMBLE
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Bridge in Sherwood title. : WATERLOO
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Creator of Trelawny. : PINERO
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Little pocket. : FOB
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Flair. : TALENT
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American commodore of 1812. : BAINBRIDGE
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Nevada city. : ELKO
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Twist: Colloq. : SKEW
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Flowed. : RAN
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Declaim. : ORATE
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Something: Ger. : ETWAS
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Effort. : TRY
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Cousin of a bridge. : DAM
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What a misanthrope does. : DESPISES
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Kind of paint. : OIL
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Plant with red or white root. : BEET
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City of many ferries. : SEATTLE
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Getting closer. : NEARING
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Bridge over the Grand Canal. : RIALTO
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Parts within. : INNERS
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Rose concoctions. : ATTARS
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River into the Loire. : CHER
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Skip over. : ELIDE
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Site of Van Gogh's famed bridge. : ARLES
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Special pleasure. : TREAT
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Trait of certain young men. : ANGER
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Milwaukee items. : BEERS
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Danish weights. : ESER
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Blunderbore. : OGRE
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Contrived. : MADE
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Imported 140 Down. : BRAU
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Half of Heyerdahl's title. : AKU
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City convenience. : CAB
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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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