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Harold T. Bers
Harold T. Bers

New York Times, Friday, October 3, 1958

Author:
Harold T. Bers
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 321 (avg 1.70)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Harold T. Bers has 138 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,384
Across
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Feet. : PAWS
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Pianist Chasins. : ABRAM
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Noisy impact. : SLAM
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Equal: Fr. : EGAL
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Kind of jelly. : GUAVA
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Unexciting. : TAME
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Florid: Colloq. : ARTY
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In full color. : ARIOT
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What ___ (a thingumbob). : ISIT
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___ semper tyrannis. : SIC
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Type of early riser. : BIRDWATCHER
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Time: Comb. form. : CHRONO
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Ondine's milieu. : RHINE
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Western entertainment. : RODEO
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Satisfy. : SATE
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World War II outfit. : OSS
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Worker with an early date. : CLOCKWATCHER
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"The Forty Days of Musa ___," Werfel novel. : DAGH
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Make proud. : ELATE
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Harem rooms. : ODAS
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Famous whistle. : TWELVEOCLOCK
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___ loss. : ATA
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End of a basilica. : APSE
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Baclanova, San Juan, etc. : OLGAS
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A kind of lens. : TORIC
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Celebrity. : RENOWN
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Horally noisy novelty. : CUCKOOCLOCK
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Unit of pressure: Abbr. : ATM
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Eight: Span. : OCHO
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Grisly demon. : GHOUL
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Holy Roman Emperor. : OTHO
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Part of the leg. : SHIN
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Figure in religious paintings. : PIETA
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Designating the shape of a pocket. : UCUT
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River of England. : TEES
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Surprise defeat. : UPSET
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Soothing sounds. : SHSH
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Vegetables. : PEAS
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Farmer: Lat. : AGRICOLA
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Alert custodian. : WATCHDOG
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Christopher ___. : SLY
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In return. : AGAIN
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Mexican transportation. : BURRO
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Ice box attack. : RAID
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Acknowledge. : AVOW
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___ Hari. : MATA
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Verse. : STICH
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One end of the Burma Road. : LASHIO
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City on the Somme. : AMIENS
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Verse patterns. : METRES
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Play part of a musical. : BOOK
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Judas, umbrella or plane. : TREE
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Right: Ger. : RECHT
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Received: Abbr. : RCD
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Part of a barrel. : STAVE
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Part of a Racine or Rostand play. : ACTE
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Divine: Comb. form. : THEO
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Lament. : WEEP
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Part of a Shakespeare title. : ALLS
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Hero of series of boys' books. : ROLLO
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4 to 6 P. M. or 6 to 8 P. M. : DOGWATCH
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Leaf copied in architecture. : ACANTHUS
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Sacks: Abbr. : SKS
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Texas city. : WACO
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Hit on the head: Slang. : CONK
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Commercial phrase. : ATCOST
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Exclamation acknowledging a home thrust. : TOUCHE
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One of the Roosevelts. : ARCHIE
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Holy images. : IKONS
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Bold map line. : ROUTE
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Acclaim. : ECLAT
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Former Russian police. : OGPU
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Short golf shot. : CHIP
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Ex-Dodger hurler. : LOES
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Insect. : MOTH
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Adjective-forming suffix. : OUS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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