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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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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,654

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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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