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Harold T. Bers
Harold T. Bers

New York Times, Saturday, December 18, 1954

Author:
Harold T. Bers
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, 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. 1,999
Across
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Poe "House." : USHER
6
Normandy town. : STLO
10
Spanish house. : CASA
14
Flatbush favorite. : REESE
15
Hen house. : COOP
16
Senator-elect Bible. : ALAN
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Resident of the mammal house. : BEAST
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Site for a house. : ACRE
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Deliver. : SEND
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Component of Russia. : SSR
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Foster "Home." : OLDKENTUCKY
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Adjusts. : TRUES
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"Home from the ___ . . . " : SEA
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Ecclesiastic post. : ABBACY
29
Partly coincide. : OVERLAP
33
Edith Wharton "House." : MIRTH
34
Eric Hodgins "House." : DREAM
35
Important factor in Detroit. : UAW
37
Poet laureate's works. : ODES
38
Ibsen's "House." : DOLLS
39
Blunderbore. : OGRE
40
Truly. : YEA
41
Court decree. : ARRET
42
Vilify. : ABUSE
43
Snowy slopes. : SKIRUNS
45
___ circuit. : CLOSED
46
Pocketbook. : BAG
47
"The House that Jack ___." : BUILT
48
Hawthorne "House." : SEVENGABLES
53
Subject of oft-quoted Mercutio speech. : MAB
56
Eastern dignitary. : EMIR
57
Dies ___, Judgment Day. : IRAE
58
Air. : OZONE
60
Long-run movie. : LILI
61
Buona ___ (good evening): Ital. : SERA
62
Rope loop. : NOOSE
63
Performer in a "circus." : FLEA
64
Guppy home. : TANK
65
Variant of radar. : SONAR
Down
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City: Latin. : URBS
2
Calls on. : SEES
3
Shaw "House." : HEARTBREAK
4
Sigmoid. : ESS
5
Improve a photo. : RETOUCH
6
Oodles. : SCADS
7
Clock syllable. : TOCK
8
Old stories. : LORE
9
Far from land. : OPENSEAS
10
Offhand. : CASUAL
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One of the Waughs. : ALEC
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___ a putt. : SANK
13
A Rover Boy. : ANDY
22
A Hitler henchman. : LEY
23
Two years in The House. : TERM
25
Granary dwellers. : RATS
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Island in Formosa Strait. : AMOY
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Dwells: Poetic. : BIDES
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Heraldic trims. : ORLES
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Old French measure. : VELT
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John Patrick "House." : AUGUSTMOON
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Construe. : PARSE
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Actor Philip ___. : DORN
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Crab grass. : WEED
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Corner merchant. : DRUGGIST
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Greek coin. : OBOL
41
J. M. Synge's Islands. : ARAN
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Susan Glaspell "House." : ALISONS
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Spain and Portugal. : IBERIA
45
Prompt. : CUE
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Dickens "House." : BLEAK
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Ego. : SELF
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Friend of Kurt and Max. : EMIL
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Corrupt. : VILE
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Range. : AREA
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House for Herefords. : BARN
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Handle. : ANSA
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Root ___. : BEER
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Where the monkey house is. : ZOO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later.

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