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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
1. Fowl. : HENS
5. Undergrad event. : PROM
9. 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
24. 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
72. 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
95. Bank business. : LOANS
96. Initials. : OKS
98. Spring flower. : SAXIFRAGE
100. ___ man. : YES
103. Rhythm. : LILT
104. Relatives of watts. : VOLTS
106. Mel and Audrey. : FERRERS
107. Half: Prefix. : SEMI
108. Diminutive suffix. : OLE
109. Edible tubers. : REDYAMS
111. Poorly drained. : SEEPY
112. Caesar's partner. : BLAIR
113. Relative of the amaryllis. : CENTURYPLANT
116. Newk's colleague. : SAL
117. Word in French cookery. : BEURRE
118. Storage rooms. : ATTICS
119. Kindred. : ALLIED
121. Behrman play (with "The"). : SECONDMAN
123. Go through dentition. : TEETHE
124. Squawked. : YELPED
125. Regretful lady of song. : OTIS
126. Sports turnout. : GATE
127. Swirled. : EDDIED
128. Textile workers. : DYERS
129. Holland: Abbr. : NETH
130. Chemical suffixes. : ENES
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1. Men: Lat. : HOMINES
2. Rind of an apple. : EPICARP
3. Relative of a flash in the pan. : NINEDAYSWONDER
4. Soubise and others. : SAUCES
5. Exeter or Andover. : PREP
6. Legal term in ___. : REM
7. Yacht-owning Greek tycoon. : ONASSIS
8. Statement. : MONTHLYBILL
9. Placebo. : SOP
10. Calla lily. : ARUM
11. Spanish "you." : USTED
12. Namesakes of a Titaness. : DIONES
13. Operative. : INFORCE
14. Minced. : HASHED
15. Else. : OTHER
16. Where Sevier Lake is. : UTAH
17. Determined. : RESOLUTE
18. Relier on insight. : INTUITER
19. Describing certain nights. : STARLESS
23. Times of poor performance. : OFFNIGHTS
26. ___ paper. : TAR
31. Educational do-it-yourself device. : SELFAID
33. Colorer. : TINGER
35. Bear in the sky. : URSA
36. Crosses. : ROODS
40. Select. : CULL
41. Wooden pin. : NOG
43. Composer favored by Bruno Walter. : MAHLER
45. Pointed stake. : PALE
46. Father of Ajax. : TELAMON
48. Uses the wheel. : STEERS
50. Copper. : CENT
52. Black. : RAVEN
54. Purify with oxygen. : AERATE
55. Quality evoking sympathy. : PATHOS
56. Famed cow-owner. : OLEARY
57. Brioche. : ROLL
59. Little girl. : SIS
61. Slant. : BIAS
62. Is overfond. : DOTES
64. Public-spirited citizen. : DOLLARAYEARMAN
65. Champs Elysées terminus. : ETOILE
66. Of incisors and molars. : DENTAL
68. Bewailed. : KEENED
69. "Be Kind to Your ___." : PARENTS
70. Youth group. : GANG
72. Discolors. : STAINS
73. Expensive seats. : BOXES
74. Exult. : CROW
77. Kind of partner. : SILENT
78. Actress Rita. : GAM
79. Tom Paine treatise. : AGEOFREASON
80. Wayne, Lee or Smith. : FORT
82. Wherewithal for 8 Down. : WEEKLYPAY
83. Get-ups. : ATTIRES
84. ___ Greenaway. : KATE
86. Comedienne of the 1920s. : GROODY
87. Popular horns. : SAXES
88. Unsolved problems: Slang. : BUGS
89. Apportion. : ALLOCATE
90. Shaved, showered, etc. : TOILETED
91. Able. : TALENTED
93. U. K. airmen. : RAF
94. City on Lake Michigan. : GARY
97. Stuck fast. : STALLED
99. Full. : REPLETE
101. Eastern domain. : EMIRATE
102. Noise apparatuses. : SIRENES
104. Skilled. : VERSED
105. Rather tiny. : SMALLY
107. Drift ice. : SLUDGE
109. Frilling of lace. : RUCHE
110. Birds. : SNIPE
112. Son (of): Heb. : BEN
114. Small monkey. : TITI
115. Man with a driver. : TEER
117. Fiddle-faddle. : BOSH
120. Middlecoff's degree. : DDS
122. 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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