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Harold T. Bers
Harold T. Bers

New York Times, Wednesday, October 3, 1956

Author:
Harold T. Bers
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J Q W }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
Harold T. Bers has 138 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Titled men: Abbr. : BTS
4. Intensive demands for silence. : SSHS
8. Ice cream in Paris. : GLACE
13. Silkworms. : ERIA
15. Nonsense! : POOH
16. Rough, range or circuit. : RIDER
17. Tom Sawyer's conscience. : AUNTPOLLY
19. Landmark south of Rome. : ANZIO
20. J. C. Furnas' subject. : UNCLETOM
21. Guiding spirits. : ANGELS
22. Form of trap shooting. : SKEET
23. Britain's Gen. Wingate. : ORDE
24. Cause of literary controversy, 1900. : SISTERCARRIE
31. Dickens lad. : PIP
34. Waterproof coverings: Slang. : TARPS
35. The moon: Poet. : DIANA
36. Gov't information agency: Abbr. : USIA
38. Julliard School's specialty. : MUSIC
40. Caviar. : EGGS
41. Wife of Balder. : NANNA
43. Commercial alloy. : MONEL
45. Clique. : SET
46. Eagle Bridge celebrity. : GRANDMAMOSES
49. Word of agreement. : AMEN
50. Windshield accessory. : VISOR
54. Real-life movie hero. : DUCHIN
57. Role for Percy Kilbride. : PAKETTLE
60. Aisle guide. : USHER
61. Character in a soap opera. : MAPERKINS
62. Hero of "South Pacific." : EMILE
63. Kiln. : OVEN
64. Nautical term. : ALEE
65. Ends up. : LANDS
66. Words of an ad. : TEXT
67. Cleansing solution. : LYE
Down
1. Boy friends. : BEAUS
2. Designating a main line. : TRUNK
3. What "syne" means. : SINCE
4. Theatrical light. : SPOT
5. Card game with no partners. : SOLO
6. Celeste ___. : HOLM
7. Start. : SHY
8. Old party. : GRANDAD
9. Department store goods. : LINGERIE
10. Tool. : ADZE
11. Wainscot. : CEIL
12. Cupid. : EROS
14. Salt trees. : ATLES
18. ___ point. : PETIT
21. Trajectory. : ARC
23. He marries Viola. : ORSINO
25. Well-known uncle. : SAM
26. Independence man. : TRUMAN
27. Town near London. : EPSOM
28. Tattered attire. : RAGS
29. "Bus Stop" author. : INGE
30. ___ River. : EAST
31. Boxlike sleigh. : PUNG
32. River into the Danube. : ISAR
33. Pineapple. : PINA
37. Ziegfeld's Paris discovery. : ANNAHELD
39. These: Fr. : CES
42. Likes. : ADMIRES
44. Crowbar. : LEVER
47. Husbands. : MEN
48. Alaskan island. : SITKA
51. Quiet. : STILL
52. Cleveland's Secretary of State. : OLNEY
53. Visit again. : RESEE
54. Contest. : DUEL
55. Hudson River landmark: Abbr. : USMA
56. Do a gymnastic stunt. : CHIN
57. Macadamize. : PAVE
58. High point. : APEX
59. Where Maidstone is. : KENT
61. Bright saying. : MOT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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