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Harold T. Bers
Harold T. Bers

LIVING QUARTERS

New York Times, Sunday, December 7, 1958

Author:
Harold T. Bers
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 178, Blocks: 81, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 701 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 132, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 18
Harold T. Bers has 138 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,449
Across
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Mythomaniacs. : LIARS
6
Decorator color. : CORAL
11
Snake. : MAMBA
16
Kind of house. : POWER
21
Spotlight color. : AMBER
22
Chubby plus. : OBESE
23
Zones. : AREAS
24
Popular novelist. : OHARA
25
Leftist intellectuals: Slang. : PARLORPINKS
27
Exception to the all-inclusive. : KITCHENSINK
29
Conceits. : EGOS
30
Villa d'___. : ESTE
31
Sideslip. : SKID
33
Retained. : KEPT
34
Draw. : TIE
35
Pancho's foe. : LEW
36
Lorelei ___. : LEE
37
Sad sound. : GROAN
39
Bear: Ital. : ORSO
40
Stopped. : DIED
41
Where Bismarck is: Abbr. : NDAK
43
Written record. : DIARY
44
Paste: Slang. : GOO
45
Whirled. : SPUN
47
State of India. : ASSAM
49
Coat slits. : VENTS
50
Let's go: Span. : VAMOS
52
Describing a colt. : LEGGY
55
Steep hill. : BUTTE
56
Popular playwright. : INGE
57
Discuss openly. : AIR
58
Japanese ship designation. : MARU
60
Fictitious defendant. : ROE
61
Rodgers & Hart song hit. : BLUEROOM
63
One of the Cesars. : ROMERO
66
Space to stretch. : LEGROOM
68
Auto pioneer. : OLDS
69
Elation. : GLOW
71
Central Park activity. : ROWING
73
Dilemma imperative. : CHOOSE
74
Scottish river. : TAY
75
Does market research. : PRETESTS
77
Prefix relating to antitoxins. : SERO
79
Madison Avenueites. : ADMEN
80
Panama Canal engineer. : GOETHALS
81
Middle-of-the-roader. : MODERATE
83
Not enough. : SCANT
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Evening: Ital. : SERA
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Sets. : CONGEALS
88
Aries. : RAM
91
Irish Cobbler. : POTATO
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Bring to light. : REVEAL
95
Grafted: Her. : ENTE
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Presage. : BODE
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Selection. : EXTRACT
99
Query of the incredulous. : REALLY
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Song hit of the 1920's. : ROSEROOM
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Memento of Honolulu. : LEI
104
Bauble. : GAUD
106
Extension. : ARM
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Borodin's Prince. : IGOR
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Place of oblivion. : LIMBO
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French high school. : LYCEE
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Gulls. : TERNS
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Town near Buffalo. : LEROY
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Trio of goddesses. : FATES
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Be impudent: Dial. : SASS
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Intersect. : CUT
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1626 settlement. : SALEM
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Italy's drink. : VINO
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A school. : SECT
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Those people. : THEM
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Blows. : THUDS
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Car appendage. : FIN
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Settle. : SAG
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Alas: Ger. : ACH
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Judge. : DEEM
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Recites. : SAYS
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Ahoy! : HAIL
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Church recess. : APSE
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Hotel accommodation. : ROOMANDBATH
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Joseph, Austen or Neville. : CHAMBERLAIN
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Not sotto voce. : ALOUD
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Preclude. : DEBAR
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The light side. : HUMOR
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Avant-___. : GARDE
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Wheels. : HELMS
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Syrians. : ARABS
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Diminutive of a girl's name. : ESSIE
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Spruces. : TREES
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Boutonniere spot. : LAPEL
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Semblance. : IMAGE
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In ___ (deeply absorbed). : ABROWNSTUDY
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Reluctance units. : RELS
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Theatre sign. : SRO
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Grove. : COPSE
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Type of newspaper notice. : OBIT
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Denying. : RENEGING
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Query. : ASK
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Landlords. : LESSORS
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Atoll of the Gilbert Isls. : MAKIN
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Barren. : ARID
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Faced. : MET
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Locale of Dietrich's boys. : BACKROOM
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Cellar accumulation. : ASHES
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Avignon has a famed one. : PONT
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Exclamations. : OHS
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Part of a railroad station. : WAITINGROOM
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Ballplayer Banks. : ERNIE
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Ransacked. : RAKED
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Exude. : REEK
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Series of heroic events. : EPOS
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Arthurian knight. : KAY
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Orchestral work by Debussy. : LAMER
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Appraiser. : RATER
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___ Paul. : OOM
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Suitable. : DUE
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Fruit. : DATES
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Job for a suburban parent. : DENMOTHER
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Leading abolitionist. : GARRISON
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Stovepipe's cousins. : PLUGHATS
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Monastic head. : ABBOT
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Roman dictator. : SULLA
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Symbols of four states. : VIOLETS
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Noel Coward's "A Room with a ___." : VIEW
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Little Sara. : SAL
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Well-known mother. : GOOSE
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Red Sea kingdom. : YEMEN
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George Eliot's Rev. Barton. : AMOS
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___ room, kind of playroom. : REC
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Giant. : OGRE
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Table scraps. : ORTS
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Nervous. : ONEDGE
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Was jockey for. : RODE
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Clad one. : WEARER
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Theatrical symbol. : GREENROOM
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Soups in Chaucer's day. : POTTAGES
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Bondsman of the insect world. : SLAVEANT
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Small room for prayer. : ORATORY
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Growl. : GNAR
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Defoe heroine. : MOLL
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Taproom items. : ALES
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Enchantment. : SPELL
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He marched on Washington in 1894. : COXEY
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Praxiteles belonged to it. : ATTICSCHOOL
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Peace of mind. : CALM
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Comfortable margin. : ROOMTOSPARE
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Southwest construction. : ADOBE
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Notes. : MEMOS
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Wood sorrel. : OCA
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Pitcher appendages. : EARS
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Tenor Sullivan. : BRIAN
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King ___. : TUT
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Word of Senatorial courtesy. : YIELD
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Pixyish. : ELFIN
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Final period of life. : DECEMBER
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___ Law of good and bad money. : GRESHAMS
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Mama's admonition. : EAT
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Caribbean export. : RUM
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Ohio Senator. : LAUSCHE
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British gun. : STEN
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Lacking. : SHY
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Worthless. : VILE
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Stage name of Rosine Bernard. : SARAH
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See 110 Across. : ECOLE
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Lövborg's vis-à-vis. : HEDDA
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Asian goats. : TAHRS
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Filter material. : FIBRE
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Away. : ASIDE
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Sarazen, Littler, etc. : GENES
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Den occupants. : DADS
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Thrust. : STAB
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Mine: Fr. : AMOI
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Winged. : ALAR
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Quiet. : MUM
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Arab garment. : ABA
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Bohemian reformer. : HUS
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Army unit: Abbr. : RGT

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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