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Harold T. Bers
Harold T. Bers

New York Times, Monday, February 25, 1952

Author:
Harold T. Bers
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 981
Across
1. ___ solemnis (High Mass). : MISSA
6. Wait. : BIDE
10. Sharp projecting part. : JAG
13. Required reading for a course in Greek. : ILIAD
14. Person revered. : IDOL
15. Ambassador to Saudi Arabia. : HARE
16. Nonsense. : TOMFOOLERY
18. Part of a farm. : ACRE
19. Says witty things. : SPARKLES
20. Enjoys. : LIKES
21. Harbor hazard. : REEF
22. Flow forth. : EMANATE
24. Frizzly-haired Melanesians. : FIJIS
27. Piece of furniture. : OTTOMAN
29. Small bills. : ONES
30. Popular name for unpopular ailment. : FLU
31. Supply with a new designation. : RENAME
34. Poetic contraction. : OER
35. Machines for strewing hay. : TEDDERS
37. Shaft in a mine. : PIT
38. Reign in France, 1793–94. : TERROR
40. Mountain in Colorado. : OSO
41. He's atop Philadelphia's City Hall. : PENN
42. Screams, chatters: Colloq. : YAMMERS
44. Inspiration for Lindsay and Crouse. : MESTA
45. "Camptown Races" nag. : BOBTAIL
47. Turkish title. : EMIR
49. Is contiguous. : ABUTS
50. Bolshevik. : LENINITE
54. Seethe. : BOIL
55. Problem for Brotherhood Week. : JIMCROWISM
57. She: French. : ELLE
58. Top. : ACME
59. Soil deposits. : SILTS
60. Came down suddenly. : LIT
61. Affirmatives. : YEAS
62. Sly looks. : OGLES
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1. German preposition. : MIT
2. Greek name for the founder of Troy. : ILOS
3. Nitwit. : SIMP
4. Big game expeditions. : SAFARIS
5. Regards with utmost esteem. : ADORES
6. Wallet. : BILLFOLD
7. French notion. : IDEE
8. Where Dorchester is. : DORSET
9. English cathedral city. : ELY
10. Petty person who affects importance. : JACKANAPES
11. A judgment of the French court. : ARRET
12. Silly creatures. : GEESE
15. Large island off French Indo-China. : HAINAN
17. Slangy "yes." : OKE
20. Fabrics containing metallic threads. : LAMES
23. Havana's landmark, ___ Castle. : MORRO
24. A bit of iambic or anapest. : FOOT
25. Cousin of curare. : INEE
26. Poorly constructed. : JERRYBUILT
28. Henry VIII's royal family. : TUDOR
30. Atomic scientist, Nobel Prize winner, 1938 : FERMI
32. Candy with a certain flavoring. : MINT
33. Sight to see in Sicily. : ETNA
35. Spanish form of man's name. : TOMAS
36. Substances obtained by distillation. : ESSENCES
39. Baby's noisemaker. : RATTLE
41. It's worn by British barristers. : PERIWIG
43. Mid-Pacific island group. : ELLICE
44. Baseball's Orestes. : MINOSO
45. Sound of a cocktail party. : BABEL
46. Greek weights. : OBOLI
48. Persian title. : MIR
51. Jane Austen novel. : EMMA
52. ___ Eulenspiegel. : TILL
53. Noted Italian family. : ESTE
55. First chief justice of the U. S. Supreme Court. : JAY
56. Author's papers: Abbr. : MSS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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