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Harold T. Bers
Harold T. Bers

New York Times, Saturday, February 21, 1953

23-Across : Chow mein accompaniment.

Author:
Harold T. Bers
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
Harold T. Bers has 138 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,343
Across
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Highest point. : ACME
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Contents of a mythological blood bank. : ICHOR
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Spot. : ESPY
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Largest division of the spoils. : LIONSSHARE
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Meeting place in Pericles' time. : STOA
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Game of loops and string. : CATSCRADLE
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Hogshead. : CASK
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Social insect. : ANT
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Bern's river. : AAR
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Sends into tantrums. : ENRAGES
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Chow mein accompaniment. : NOODLES
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Cover for a wet infield: Colloq. : TARP
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Uncle or aunt: Abbr. : REL
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Suburb of Cincinnati. : DEERPARK
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Term of address like Mrs., in India. : BIBI
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What the French called M. Georges Clemenceau. : TIGRE
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Gardner ___, cartoonist. : REA
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Silk masks covering half the face. : LOUPS
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Member of the standing army: Abbr. : REG
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Amount of assessment. : RATAL
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Big body of water: Abbr. : ATL
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Divining rods. : TWIGS
44
Governor of Arizona. : PYLE
45
Press agent's stock in trade. : BALLYHOO
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Sorrowful state. : WOE
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Where Venus was found. : MILO
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Hectic. : FEBRILE
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Declare openly. : PROFESS
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Porter. : ALE
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Alfonso XIII was one. : REY
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Swag. : LOOT
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Weather "forecaster." : WOOLLYBEAR
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Bishop's seat. : APSE
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Down-to-earth thinking. : HORSESENSE
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Have use for. : NEED
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Piscivorous mammal. : OTTER
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Curtain materials. : NETS
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North American highway. : ALCAN
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Il Duce's son-in-law. : CIANO
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"Excelsior," for instance. : MOTTO
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Annapolis graduate: Abbr. : ENS
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Land of the Knesset. : ISRAEL
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Scorches. : CHARS
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Once owned. : HAD
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Heraldic fillet. : ORLE
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Renew membership. : REENTER
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Steep slope. : ESCARP
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Dinner for a groom-to-be. : STAGPARTY
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Model. : POSE
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Russian planes. : YAKS
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Sol-fa. : SCALE
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Of less frequency. : RARER
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Method of making coffee. : DRIP
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Muralist Rivera. : DIEGO
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Ingredient of floating island. : EGGS
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Matter-of-fact. : REAL
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Plant of the mustard family. : KALE
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Let the cat out of the bag. : BLAB
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Greek letter. : IOTA
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Progressive of 1912. : BULLMOOSE
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Piano, violin, cello. : TRIO
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Mollie Parnis' forte. : STYLE
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Pantomimist. : APER
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Well-known reference book. : WHOSWHO
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Plagiarized: Colloq. : LIFTED
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Sam or Tony. : WELLER
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Takes orders. : OBEYS
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Treacherous. : FALSE
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Lieut. Col. Galloway of WAC. : IRENE
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Minimal. : LEAST
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Circuit journeys of early English judges. : EYRES
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Blueprint. : PLAN
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Equipment for a famous trick. : ROPE
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Ingredient of smog. : SOOT
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Table scrap. : ORT
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Mr. Fairless to his friends. : BEN

Answer summary: 14 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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