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Harold T. Bers
Harold T. Bers

New York Times, Saturday, November 21, 1953

Author: Harold T. Bers
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, 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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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,616
Across Down
1. Carl Sandburg, Marianne Moore, etc. : POETS
6. Helen Traubel role. : ELSA
10. Knowing exclamation. : AHA
13. Mr. Yale. : ELIHU
14. Places: Latin. : LOCI
15. Seven ___ of man. : AGES
16. Clemenceaus's French soubriquet. : TIGRE
17. Bluff (from a poker term). : FOURFLUSH
19. List of events: Abbr. : SCHED
20. Gilliam hit 3 such hits in one game. : TWOBASE
21. 32 is the normal number. : TEETH
24. Japanese banjo. : SAMISEN
25. Traps. : AMBUSHES
28. Money in Nikko. : YEN
29. A large amount: Colloq. : HEAP
30. Member of a choir. : ALTO
32. A cactus, the prickly pear. : NOPAL
36. Added wing. : ELL
37. "Hamlet" and "Macbeth" are ___ plays. : FIVEACT
39. Uncle: Dial. : EME
40. One of 21 Across. : MOLAR
42. Miss Kett. : ETTA
43. Baby's sound of well-being. : CROW
44. One of the Seven Dwarf's. : DOC
46. Interruptions in progress. : SETBACKS
48. Earl Warren & Co. : NINEMEN
52. Childlike. : NAIVE
53. Narrow-road sign. : ONELANE
54. Tokio's Fifth Avenue. : GINZA
57. Three-fourths of the globe's surface. : SEVENSEAS
60. Rebuked severely: Colloq. phrase. : SATON
61. Apple-tossing goddess. : ERIS
62. Advantage. : ODDS
63. Ireland personified. : IRENA
64. Main and Elm. : STS
65. Loaves of bread. : RYES
66. Former name of Jerez, sherry center in Spain. : XERES
1. Parakeets, guppies, etc. : PETS
2. Chemical suffix. : OLIC
3. Symbol of a very unfavorable position. : EIGHTBALL
4. 16th green finale. : THREEUP
5. Shoe leathers. : SUEDES
6. "A right jolly old ___." : ELF
7. Three or five-card game. : LOO
8. Short tails. : SCUTS
9. Flying line. : AIRWAY
10. Spanish waters. : AGUAS
11. State in Adenauer's realm. : HESSE
12. White. : ASHEN
15. White elephant. : ALBINO
18. Incite. : FOMENT
22. Language of Bangkok. : THAI
23. Hatchet handle. : HELVE
25. Warning sound. : AHEM
26. Song: Comb. form. : MELO
27. Marks to let stand. : STETS
31. Made of a grain. : OATEN
33. Ten ___. : PERCENTER
34. Rushing around in a frenzy. : AMOK
35. Author Wallace and others. : LEWS
37. Heroic songstress. : FROMAN
38. Down: Comb. form. : CATA
41. Lady Cavendish and others. : ADELES
43. A salty relish. : CAVIARE
45. He tells people how to behave. : CENSOR
47. Christy Mathewson's nickname. : BIGSIX
48. Items of stage make-up. : NOSES
49. Slothful. : INERT
50. Britain's biggest Ben. : NEVIS
51. Poor. : NEEDY
55. Post office area. : ZONE
56. Species of ducks. : ANAS
58. Hoosier humorist. : ADE
59. Agency of the draft boards. : SSS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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