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Harold T. Bers
Harold T. Bers

New York Times, Saturday, October 15, 1955

9-Across : Proverbial chatterer.

Author:
Harold T. Bers
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 27, Avg Word Len: 5.50, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 92, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
Harold T. Bers has 138 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,300
Across
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Showed up. : APPEARED
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Proverbial chatterer. : MAGPIE
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Brother of an Infanta. : PRINCIPE
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Products of aloes. : ALOINS
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Statistician's partitioned circle. : PIECHART
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Le dernier cri. : LATEST
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Jewish scholars. : RABS
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Connecting rod. : TIEBAR
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Coonskin. : FUR
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One of Louis' victims. : OMA
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Only U. S. active volcano. : LASSEN
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Presidential canine. : FALA
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___-face (opinion reversal): Fr. : VOLTE
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Suffixes meaning "little." : ETS
29
Gradual failure. : DECAY
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Name from the Apocrypha. : ESDRAS
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Disseminators. : STREWERS
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Match-maker Kreuger. : IVAR
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Practice thrift. : SAVE
37
Kind of order. : APPLEPIE
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Financial. : FISCAL
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Natives of Saxony. : SORBS
46
Snow: Scot. : SNA
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Josh Logan's milieu. : STAGE
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Valuable Canasta card. : TREY
50
___ de cachet. : LETTRE
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Genus of meadow grasses. : POA
53
Endorses: Colloq. : OKS
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Mrs. Ronald Colman. : BENITA
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Site of African gold fields. : RAND
56
East Orange college. : UPSALA
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Sweet young thing: Slang. : CUTIEPIE
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Meg, Jo, Beth, Amy, to Aunt Carrol. : NIECES
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Potential forces. : ENERGIES
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Pooh-pooh. : DERIDE
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Most calm. : SEDATEST
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Sanction. : APPROVE
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Last king of Troy: Greek. : PRIAMOS
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Having patches of black and white. : PIEBALD
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Enclosures: Abbr. : ENCS
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Berlin exclamation. : ACH
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Lariat. : RIATA
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Smitten: French. : EPRISE
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Loathes. : DETESTS
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Strydom's predecessor. : MALAN
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Having wings. : ALAR
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Arrived at. : GOT
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One with round countenance: Slang. : PIEFACE
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Narrow, illiberal. : INSULAR
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Lost pets. : ESTRAYS
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Defeats. : BESTS
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Tea ___. : LEAVES
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Least. : FEWEST
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Role for Hildegarde Neff. : TRILBY
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Think out. : DEVISE
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Syrup. : SAP
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Britain's fliers. : RAF
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Up. : RISEN
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Amaze. : ASTOUND
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Man's hat style. : PORKPIE
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Tailor's employe. : PRESSER
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Inveigles. : ENTICES
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From head to foot. : CAPAPIE
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Throes. : AGONIES
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Guide, in Biblical form. : LEADEST
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Adjust. : ATTUNE
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Landlord's document. : LEASE
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Evaluated. : RATED
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Ran over. : BLED
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Military unit: Abbr. : REGT
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Chemical prefix. : ACI
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Author Wolfert. : IRA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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