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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 Down
1. 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
86. Evening: Ital. : SERA
87. Sets. : CONGEALS
88. Aries. : RAM
91. Irish Cobbler. : POTATO
93. Bring to light. : REVEAL
95. Grafted: Her. : ENTE
96. Presage. : BODE
97. Selection. : EXTRACT
99. Query of the incredulous. : REALLY
101. Song hit of the 1920's. : ROSEROOM
103. Memento of Honolulu. : LEI
104. Bauble. : GAUD
106. Extension. : ARM
107. Borodin's Prince. : IGOR
109. Place of oblivion. : LIMBO
110. French high school. : LYCEE
112. Gulls. : TERNS
114. Town near Buffalo. : LEROY
115. Trio of goddesses. : FATES
116. Be impudent: Dial. : SASS
118. Intersect. : CUT
119. 1626 settlement. : SALEM
120. Italy's drink. : VINO
121. A school. : SECT
123. Those people. : THEM
125. Blows. : THUDS
126. Car appendage. : FIN
127. Settle. : SAG
130. Alas: Ger. : ACH
131. Judge. : DEEM
132. Recites. : SAYS
133. Ahoy! : HAIL
135. Church recess. : APSE
136. Hotel accommodation. : ROOMANDBATH
139. Joseph, Austen or Neville. : CHAMBERLAIN
142. Not sotto voce. : ALOUD
143. Preclude. : DEBAR
144. The light side. : HUMOR
145. Avant-___. : GARDE
146. Wheels. : HELMS
147. Syrians. : ARABS
148. Diminutive of a girl's name. : ESSIE
149. Spruces. : TREES
1. Boutonniere spot. : LAPEL
2. Semblance. : IMAGE
3. In ___ (deeply absorbed). : ABROWNSTUDY
4. Reluctance units. : RELS
5. Theatre sign. : SRO
6. Grove. : COPSE
7. Type of newspaper notice. : OBIT
8. Denying. : RENEGING
9. Query. : ASK
10. Landlords. : LESSORS
11. Atoll of the Gilbert Isls. : MAKIN
12. Barren. : ARID
13. Faced. : MET
14. Locale of Dietrich's boys. : BACKROOM
15. Cellar accumulation. : ASHES
16. Avignon has a famed one. : PONT
17. Exclamations. : OHS
18. Part of a railroad station. : WAITINGROOM
19. Ballplayer Banks. : ERNIE
20. Ransacked. : RAKED
26. Exude. : REEK
28. Series of heroic events. : EPOS
32. Arthurian knight. : KAY
36. Orchestral work by Debussy. : LAMER
38. Appraiser. : RATER
39. ___ Paul. : OOM
40. Suitable. : DUE
42. Fruit. : DATES
43. Job for a suburban parent. : DENMOTHER
44. Leading abolitionist. : GARRISON
46. Stovepipe's cousins. : PLUGHATS
47. Monastic head. : ABBOT
48. Roman dictator. : SULLA
49. Symbols of four states. : VIOLETS
50. Noel Coward's "A Room with a ___." : VIEW
51. Little Sara. : SAL
53. Well-known mother. : GOOSE
54. Red Sea kingdom. : YEMEN
57. George Eliot's Rev. Barton. : AMOS
59. ___ room, kind of playroom. : REC
62. Giant. : OGRE
64. Table scraps. : ORTS
65. Nervous. : ONEDGE
67. Was jockey for. : RODE
70. Clad one. : WEARER
72. Theatrical symbol. : GREENROOM
75. Soups in Chaucer's day. : POTTAGES
76. Bondsman of the insect world. : SLAVEANT
78. Small room for prayer. : ORATORY
80. Growl. : GNAR
81. Defoe heroine. : MOLL
82. Taproom items. : ALES
83. Enchantment. : SPELL
84. He marched on Washington in 1894. : COXEY
85. Praxiteles belonged to it. : ATTICSCHOOL
87. Peace of mind. : CALM
88. Comfortable margin. : ROOMTOSPARE
89. Southwest construction. : ADOBE
90. Notes. : MEMOS
92. Wood sorrel. : OCA
94. Pitcher appendages. : EARS
96. Tenor Sullivan. : BRIAN
98. King ___. : TUT
100. Word of Senatorial courtesy. : YIELD
102. Pixyish. : ELFIN
105. Final period of life. : DECEMBER
108. ___ Law of good and bad money. : GRESHAMS
111. Mama's admonition. : EAT
113. Caribbean export. : RUM
114. Ohio Senator. : LAUSCHE
117. British gun. : STEN
119. Lacking. : SHY
120. Worthless. : VILE
121. Stage name of Rosine Bernard. : SARAH
122. See 110 Across. : ECOLE
124. Lövborg's vis-à-vis. : HEDDA
125. Asian goats. : TAHRS
126. Filter material. : FIBRE
128. Away. : ASIDE
129. Sarazen, Littler, etc. : GENES
131. Den occupants. : DADS
132. Thrust. : STAB
134. Mine: Fr. : AMOI
135. Winged. : ALAR
137. Quiet. : MUM
138. Arab garment. : ABA
140. Bohemian reformer. : HUS
141. 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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