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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

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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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