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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
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Stirring. : AFOOT
6
Symptom of poor TV reception. : SNOW
10
Radar syllable. : BEEP
14
Opera star from Melbourne. : MELBA
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Fishing village site. : COVE
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Match King Kreuger's first name. : IVAR
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How a secret agent works. : UNDERCOVER
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Autumnal adjective. : SERE
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Game, at bridge. : LEG
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Transcribes sound. : TAPERECORDS
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To be: Fr. : ETRE
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Time for a coffee break. : LULL
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Sinuses: Anat. : ANTRA
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They make tiny radios possible. : TRANSISTORS
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Abbreviated man's name. : EUG
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Dignified. : SEDATE
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Us. : YOUANDME
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Light shade. : TINT
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Chilblain, from Shakespeare's day. : KIBE
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Make (a thing) eccentric. : DECENTER
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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
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Opposite of exaggerated. : UNDERSTATED
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Two: Scot. : TWA
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Review: Abbr. : CRIT
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Sits. : TAKESASEAT
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Fuss. : TODO
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Mimic. : APER
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Glass: Fr. : VERRE
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Read. : SCAN
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Du Bose Heyward character. : BESS
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Affirmatives. : YESES
Down
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Lucky charms. : AMULETS
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"Ouvrez la ___." : FENETRE
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Alumnus of some years back. : OLDGRAD
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British honor. : OBE
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Caustic. : TART
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Genus of wading birds. : SCOPUS
7
Hula hoop, for example. : NOVELTY
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Neglect. : OVERLOOK
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"If I ___ King." : WERE
10
Western animal. : BISON
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Turned inside out. : EVERTED
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Tympanum. : EARDRUM
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Foretoken. : PRESAGE
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Hot: Span. : CALIENTE
22
Melons. : CASABAS
24
Related on the mother's side. : ENATE
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Frugal one. : STINTER
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Destroys. : RUINATES
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Aeries. : NESTS
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Perforated ribbon used in transmission. : TELETAPE
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Takes away. : DEDUCTS
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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
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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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