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Harold T. Bers
Harold T. Bers

GOOD TIMES

New York Times, Sunday, November 25, 1956

Author:
Harold T. Bers
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 164, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.55, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 679 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 165, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 29
Harold T. Bers has 138 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,707
Across
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Fowl. : HENS
5
Undergrad event. : PROM
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Kingdom prefix used since 1932. : SAUDI
14
Nymphs. : HOURIS
20
Suffix indicating eye defect. : OPIA
21
Western city, pop. 32,497. : RENO
22
He weds Viola. : ORSINO
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Heedful. : ATTENT
25
Symbol of vigilance. : MINUTEMAN
27
Defer. : PUTOFF
28
Kind of daisy. : SHASTA
29
Arctic phenomenon. : ICECAP
30
Wall, Broad, etc.: Abbr. : STS
32
Heroes. : MENOFTHEHOUR
34
Actor in "Away All Boats." : NADER
35
Man on an aisle. : USHER
37
___ cri. : DERNIER
38
Theatrical nickname. : LIL
39
Times. : ERAS
40
French hero, "the man without fear." : CRILLON
42
Cut off: Rare. : SCIND
43
Speechless. : MUTE
44
Northern ___. : SPY
45
Hedge: Slang. : PUSSYFOOT
47
Shampoo additive. : EGG
48
Satisfies. : SATES
49
Milan mecca (with "La"). : SCALA
51
Bayham ___ of "Bleak House." : BADGER
53
Plants with bell-shaped flowers. : HEATHERS
55
Dick or Dawn. : POWELL
57
N. Y. C. park. : RIIS
58
Movie's end. : LASTREEL
60
Tony Martin favorite. : ALONE
61
Fearless. : BOLD
62
Confederate President. : DAVIS
63
Thatched. : REEDED
67
Marquee. : TENT
68
Hit hard, in sports. : KILL
69
Quinces. : POMES
70
Spanish mode of execution. : GARROTE
71
Ate. : HAD
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Circus hornblower. : SEAL
73
Munch wields it. : BATON
74
Tortoise shells. : CATS
75
Hollywood first name. : LON
76
Euripides play. : ORESTES
78
Point-system man. : GOREN
79
18th century composer. : ARNE
80
Pass lightly and rapidly. : FLIT
81
Native of Aleppo. : SYRIAN
82
Does the floor. : WAXES
83
Atwitter. : AGOG
84
Teddy-type bear. : KOALA
85
Vassals. : LIEGEMEN
87
Chowder's relative. : STEW
88
Quantity of monkeys. : BARREL
89
Wait for: Fr. : ATTENDRE
92
___-cirrus. : STRATO
94
A drop. : GUTTA
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Bank business. : LOANS
96
Initials. : OKS
98
Spring flower. : SAXIFRAGE
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___ man. : YES
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Rhythm. : LILT
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Relatives of watts. : VOLTS
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Mel and Audrey. : FERRERS
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Half: Prefix. : SEMI
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Diminutive suffix. : OLE
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Edible tubers. : REDYAMS
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Poorly drained. : SEEPY
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Caesar's partner. : BLAIR
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Relative of the amaryllis. : CENTURYPLANT
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Newk's colleague. : SAL
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Word in French cookery. : BEURRE
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Storage rooms. : ATTICS
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Kindred. : ALLIED
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Behrman play (with "The"). : SECONDMAN
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Go through dentition. : TEETHE
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Squawked. : YELPED
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Regretful lady of song. : OTIS
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Sports turnout. : GATE
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Swirled. : EDDIED
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Textile workers. : DYERS
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Holland: Abbr. : NETH
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Chemical suffixes. : ENES
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Men: Lat. : HOMINES
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Rind of an apple. : EPICARP
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Relative of a flash in the pan. : NINEDAYSWONDER
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Soubise and others. : SAUCES
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Exeter or Andover. : PREP
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Legal term in ___. : REM
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Yacht-owning Greek tycoon. : ONASSIS
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Statement. : MONTHLYBILL
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Placebo. : SOP
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Calla lily. : ARUM
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Spanish "you." : USTED
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Namesakes of a Titaness. : DIONES
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Operative. : INFORCE
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Minced. : HASHED
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Else. : OTHER
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Where Sevier Lake is. : UTAH
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Determined. : RESOLUTE
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Relier on insight. : INTUITER
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Describing certain nights. : STARLESS
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Times of poor performance. : OFFNIGHTS
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___ paper. : TAR
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Educational do-it-yourself device. : SELFAID
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Colorer. : TINGER
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Bear in the sky. : URSA
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Crosses. : ROODS
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Select. : CULL
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Wooden pin. : NOG
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Composer favored by Bruno Walter. : MAHLER
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Pointed stake. : PALE
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Father of Ajax. : TELAMON
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Uses the wheel. : STEERS
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Copper. : CENT
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Black. : RAVEN
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Purify with oxygen. : AERATE
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Quality evoking sympathy. : PATHOS
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Famed cow-owner. : OLEARY
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Brioche. : ROLL
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Little girl. : SIS
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Slant. : BIAS
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Is overfond. : DOTES
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Public-spirited citizen. : DOLLARAYEARMAN
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Champs Elysées terminus. : ETOILE
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Of incisors and molars. : DENTAL
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Bewailed. : KEENED
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"Be Kind to Your ___." : PARENTS
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Youth group. : GANG
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Discolors. : STAINS
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Expensive seats. : BOXES
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Exult. : CROW
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Kind of partner. : SILENT
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Actress Rita. : GAM
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Tom Paine treatise. : AGEOFREASON
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Wayne, Lee or Smith. : FORT
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Wherewithal for 8 Down. : WEEKLYPAY
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Get-ups. : ATTIRES
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___ Greenaway. : KATE
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Comedienne of the 1920s. : GROODY
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Popular horns. : SAXES
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Unsolved problems: Slang. : BUGS
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Apportion. : ALLOCATE
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Shaved, showered, etc. : TOILETED
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Able. : TALENTED
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U. K. airmen. : RAF
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City on Lake Michigan. : GARY
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Stuck fast. : STALLED
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Full. : REPLETE
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Eastern domain. : EMIRATE
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Noise apparatuses. : SIRENES
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Skilled. : VERSED
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Rather tiny. : SMALLY
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Drift ice. : SLUDGE
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Frilling of lace. : RUCHE
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Birds. : SNIPE
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Son (of): Heb. : BEN
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Small monkey. : TITI
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Man with a driver. : TEER
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Fiddle-faddle. : BOSH
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Middlecoff's degree. : DDS
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Townsman. : CIT

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 16 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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