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Harold T. Bers
Harold T. Bers

New York Times, Thursday, November 25, 1954

Author:
Harold T. Bers
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
Harold T. Bers has 138 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,976
Across
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Brief burst of activity. : SPASM
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Fresh-water fish. : CHUB
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"___ the miller's daughter . . . " : ITIS
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Pewter or bronze. : ALLOY
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French river. : AIRE
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Type of painting. : NUDE
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New England specialty. : PUMPKINPIE
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Elicited. : DREW
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Little: Scot. : SMA
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Pitcher Garver. : NED
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Discovers. : STRIKES
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White chemical compound. : CERIA
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Flavoring for stuffing. : SAGE
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Military unit. : CADRE
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Particularly: Abbr. : ESP
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Bent upward, as a ship's plank. : SNYED
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Special atmosphere. : AURA
36
They're wafted from the kitchen. : ODORS
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North Pacific air base. : ATTU
39
Daze. : STUN
40
Old country of Asia Minor. : LYCIA
41
Decorate. : TRIM
42
Fowl's headdress. : COMB
43
Her beau couldn't afford a carriage. : DAISY
44
Jot. : IOTA
45
Item of value. : ASSET
47
Caledonian nickname. : MAC
48
Specks of dust. : MOTES
49
___ faim (very hungry): Fr. : TRES
51
Tablecloths. : LINEN
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Region of a Near East ruler. : EMIRATE
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Celtic Neptune. : LER
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Political group. : ADA
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14 years before Magna Charta. : MCCI
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Beverage. : APPLECIDER
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Fresh-water fish. : PIKE
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That: Fr. : CELA
66
Set up. : ERECT
67
Hissing sound. : SISS
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88, some black, some white. : KEYS
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An army. : RANKS
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Vital fluids. : SAPS
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___ pudding. : PLUM
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Girl's name. : ALMA
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Bread with gravy. : SOP
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"Climb upon ___, Sonny Boy." : MYKNEE
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Southern dish. : CANDIEDYAM
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Part of a cheer. : HIP
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He wrote "Battle Cry." : URIS
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Harvard ___. : BEETS
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Righteous anger. : INDIGNATION
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Once-popular dance. : TURKEYTROT
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Notion: Fr. : IDEE
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Darns. : SEWS
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One who: Suffix. : IER
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Cape or headland. : RAS
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Product of Cape Cod. : CRANBERRIES
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Not gregarious. : ASOCIAL
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Character in "Julius Caesar." : CASCA
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The '55 models. : AUTOS
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Favorite servings of turkey. : DRUMSTICKS
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Miss Mullens and others. : PRISCILLAS
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Eaglestone. : ETITE
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Creator of Fantine. : DUMAS
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Antique. : OLD
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A chance to speak. : SAY
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High ___. : TEA
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Popular singing songwriter. : MERCER
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What to do with dinner dishes. : STACK
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Born: Fr. : NEE
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Royals: Abbr. : EMPS
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A year in First Crusade times. : MCII
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Sword. : EPEE
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Arabian port. : ADEN
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Synonym for 41 Across. : DECK
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Cookery and others. : ARTS
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Work at. : PLY
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Man's name. : IRA

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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