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Harold T. Bers
Harold T. Bers

New York Times, Saturday, February 27, 1954

Author:
Harold T. Bers
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.60, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, 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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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,705
Across
1. Mr. Logan of Broadway. : JOSH
5. Army mascot. : MULE
9. Derby site since 1780. : EPSOM
14. Austrian pretender. : OTTO
15. Gibbons. : APES
16. Headline of 1898. : MAINE
17. Popular writer of light verse. : PHYLLISMCGINLEY
20. Stoned. : PELTED
21. Crucial document of "mellerdrammers." : MORTGAGE
22. Exist. : ARE
23. Hope to achieve. : ASPIRE
25. Glacial ridges. : OSAR
26. Name in Genesis. : EBER
28. Between: Latin. : INTER
30. Bedecking. : ADORNING
32. Philadelphia university. : TEMPLE
37. Mathematician of the earth. : GEODETE
38. Conference site, 1943. : TEHERAN
39. President Bayar's capital. : ANKARA
40. Hanger-on. : PARASITE
41. Miss Simpson. : SLOAN
43. Ditto. : SAME
44. Bronx cheers. : BOOS
48. Opposite of "by check." : INCASH
50. Here "on parle français." : ICI
52. Precise. : ACCURATE
54. Town near Boston. : WESTON
56. Baseball. : NATIONALPASTIME
58. Yucca, Tortilla, etc. : FLATS
59. Schuman ___. : PLAN
60. Corollary of "Roger." : OVER
61. Languishes. : FADES
62. One: Ger. : EINS
63. Saucy. : PERT
Down
1. Historic city near Tel Aviv: Ancient name. : JOPPA
2. Description of England in "Richard II." : OTHEREDEN
3. Summary of typefaces, etc., of a newspaper. : STYLEBOOK
4. Hollywood's Jack or Tim. : HOLT
5. Pitti Sing and Yum Yum. : MAIDS
6. Good times. : UPS
7. Arctic rodent with suicidal bent. : LEMMING
8. Motorcycle brigade. : ESCORT
9. Send out. : EMIT
10. Half a Samoan town. : PANGO
11. Mr. Marner. : SILAS
12. Europe's second largest lake. : ONEGA
13. Dodger pitcher. : MEYER
18. Apprentices. : LEARNERS
19. Grover Whalen's job till this year. : GREETER
24. Wood from 16 Across. : PINE
27. Earth goddess. : ERDA
29. Discusses and discusses and discusses. : REHASHES
30. Oriental title. : AGA
31. Fanfani is one. : ITALIAN
33. Western scenery. : MESA
34. Grandma Moses' school of painting. : PRIMITIVE
35. He misses the first scene. : LATECOMER
36. Chemical suffix. : ENE
38. Largest lake in Ethiopia. : TANA
40. He became Pope in 1939. : PACELLI
42. Recorded. : ONTAPE
44. Scenic highlight of Alberta. : BANFF
45. Town near Silver Springs, Fla. : OCALA
46. Group of eight. : OCTAD
47. Deluxe hotel accommodation. : SUITE
49. Birds on the Avon. : SWANS
51. Motionless. : INERT
53. Barney or Betsy. : ROSS
55. Octagonal road sign. : STOP
57. TV camera maneuver. : PAN

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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