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Harold T. Bers
Harold T. Bers

New York Times, Friday, November 28, 1958

Author:
Harold T. Bers
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.70, Missing: { F P Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, 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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Across
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"Bird-girl" of "Green Mansions." : RIMA
5
Rail bird. : SORA
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Huston's "Sierra ___." : MADRE
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Of a poem. : ODIC
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United ___ Republic. : ARAB
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Lorelei river: Ger. : RHEIN
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Birdland homicide victim. : COCKROBIN
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Waste-maker. : HASTE
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Mme. Schumann. : CLARA
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Roman suicide victim. : NERO
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___ Moines. : DES
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On dry land. : ASHORE
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What to do in a bookshop. : BROWSE
28
Old Tokio. : YEDDO
30
Don José's victim. : CARMEN
33
Melville's Billy. : BUDD
36
"Came the ___." : DAWN
38
Comfortable. : ROOMY
39
In the manner of. : ALA
40
Curiosity's victim. : CAT
41
Scott's "___ Mortality." : OLD
43
Never: Ger. : NIE
44
___ bell (brought something to mind): Slang. : RANGA
46
"A Death in the Family" author. : AGEE
48
Clashes. : JARS
49
Marquand's homicide specialist. : MRMOTO
51
Fictional bell town. : ADANO
53
Victim of Cassius et al. : CAESAR
55
Grandstand vocables. : RAHRAH
59
Sterling: Abbr. : STG
61
Curb. : REIN
62
Underhand: Slang. : SNIDE
63
Type of pitch. : CURVE
65
FBI victim in 1934. : DILLINGER
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Close by: Poet. : ANEAR
69
Biblical twin. : ESAU
70
Hercules' captive. : IOLE
71
Cousins of efts. : NEWTS
72
Ham's brother. : SHEM
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Notable periods. : ERAS
Down
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Fortress: Ital. : ROCCA
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Great favorites. : IDOLS
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Minor prophet. : MICAH
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Agatha Christie's best-known victim. : ACKROYD
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Saint: Port. : SAO
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The sun. : ORB
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Kind of trout. : RAINBOW
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Cartoon hero. : ABNER
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Robert Ford's pseudonymic victim. : MRHOWARD
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Exclamation. : AHA
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Othello's victim. : DESDEMONA
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Ceremony. : RITE
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Chemical suffixes. : ENES
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Uncommon. : RARE
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Fabulous white bird. : ROC
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Old Norse poetry. : EDDA
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Theatre sign. : SRO
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The facts. : DATA
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Arab chieftain. : EMIR
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Broods of pheasants. : NYES
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Yeast. : BARM
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Adjective suffix. : ULAR
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Barroom victim. : DANMCGREW
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Answered in the negative. : NOED
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Party helpers-out. : CATERERS
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Victim of a broken heart. : LEAR
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Tibetan antelope. : GOA
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Decorate. : GARNISH
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Frankie's victim. : JOHNNIE
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Full of: Suffix. : OSE
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Nose: Comb. form. : NASI
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Assistants. : AIDES
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Hardship. : RIGOR
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Feminine name. : ADELA
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Beginning of a toast. : HERES
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Look at closely. : SCAN
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Air. : TUNE
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Large tank. : VAT
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New Guinea port. : LAE
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Companion of an 8 Down. : LUM

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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