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Harold T. Bers
Harold T. Bers

New York Times, Friday, November 21, 1958

Author:
Harold T. Bers
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 27, Avg Word Len: 5.82, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 92, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 18
Harold T. Bers has 138 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,433
Across
1. Stirring. : AFOOT
6. Symptom of poor TV reception. : SNOW
10. Radar syllable. : BEEP
14. Opera star from Melbourne. : MELBA
15. Fishing village site. : COVE
16. Match King Kreuger's first name. : IVAR
17. How a secret agent works. : UNDERCOVER
19. Autumnal adjective. : SERE
20. Game, at bridge. : LEG
21. Transcribes sound. : TAPERECORDS
23. To be: Fr. : ETRE
25. Time for a coffee break. : LULL
26. Sinuses: Anat. : ANTRA
27. They make tiny radios possible. : TRANSISTORS
30. Abbreviated man's name. : EUG
31. Dignified. : SEDATE
32. Us. : YOUANDME
34. Light shade. : TINT
36. Chilblain, from Shakespeare's day. : KIBE
37. Make (a thing) eccentric. : DECENTER
41. Recent great racehorse. : NASHUA
45. Woman's name. : EDA
46. Putting a show on the air. : TELECASTING
48. Compact. : DENSE
50. Coup d'___. : ETAT
51. Hero of "Streetcar." : STAN
52. Opposite of exaggerated. : UNDERSTATED
55. Two: Scot. : TWA
56. Review: Abbr. : CRIT
57. Sits. : TAKESASEAT
59. Fuss. : TODO
60. Mimic. : APER
61. Glass: Fr. : VERRE
62. Read. : SCAN
63. Du Bose Heyward character. : BESS
64. Affirmatives. : YESES
Down
1. Lucky charms. : AMULETS
2. "Ouvrez la ___." : FENETRE
3. Alumnus of some years back. : OLDGRAD
4. British honor. : OBE
5. Caustic. : TART
6. Genus of wading birds. : SCOPUS
7. Hula hoop, for example. : NOVELTY
8. Neglect. : OVERLOOK
9. "If I ___ King." : WERE
10. Western animal. : BISON
11. Turned inside out. : EVERTED
12. Tympanum. : EARDRUM
13. Foretoken. : PRESAGE
18. Hot: Span. : CALIENTE
22. Melons. : CASABAS
24. Related on the mother's side. : ENATE
28. Frugal one. : STINTER
29. Destroys. : RUINATES
33. Aeries. : NESTS
35. Perforated ribbon used in transmission. : TELETAPE
37. Takes away. : DEDUCTS
38. Smart Riviera spot. : EDENROC
39. Shaw play. : CANDIDA
40. Time-consuming movie procedures. : RETAKES
42. Williams, Ashburn, etc. : HITTERS
43. Oblivious. : UNAWARE
44. Opposites of 24 Down. : AGNATES
47. Provides the food. : CATERS
49. Novelist Anya ___. : SETON
53. Blind shot. : STAB
54. One of the Joneses. : DAVY
58. Behold! : SEE

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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