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Harold T. Bers
Harold T. Bers

New York Times, Monday, February 28, 1955

28-Down : Biblical name.

Author:
Harold T. Bers
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Harold T. Bers has 138 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,071
Across
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Name on a best seller. : BASSO
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Author of "Soldier of Fortune." : GANN
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Pixyish comedienne. : COCA
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Optimist on the "Treadmill to Oblivion." : ALLEN
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Drug plant. : ALOE
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Man's name. : OMAR
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Author of "Love Is Eternal." : STONE
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Author of "My Brother's Keeper." : DAVENPORT
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Shows great deference. : KOWTOWS
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Bookmakers. : EDITORS
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Feminine suffix. : INE
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Poetry unit. : LINE
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Garbed KKK-style. : SHEETED
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Good market for American books. : EUROPE
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Famous first name in movies. : MYRNA
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Gather. : AMASS
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Miss Lillie. : BEA
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Give off. : EMIT
39
Leaflet. : TRACT
40
There's one in the "Teahouse." : GOAT
41
Girl in uniform. : WAC
42
Author of "The White Gate." : CHASE
43
Chateau room. : SALLE
44
Scythe handle. : SNATHE
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He wrote "Where I Stand." : STASSEN
48
Heroine of "Green Mansions." : RIMA
50
Fuss. : ADO
51
Beach bungalows. : CABANAS
54
Get overhot. : SWELTER
58
Keeping up with the Joneses. : EMULATION
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Author of "Benton's Row." : YERBY
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Author of "The Tumult and the Shouting." : RICE
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Like a "painted ship upon a painted ocean." : IDLE
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Finnish lake. : ENARE
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Phony. : FAKE
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Give up. : CEDE
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The people. : DEMOS
Down
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What to do in Florida. : BASK
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Voice. : ALTO
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Largo. : SLOW
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Perceptive. : SENTIENT
5
Town in Upper N. Y. : ONEONTA
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Flits about. : GADS
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In the style of. : ALA
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"Katherine," for example. : NOVEL
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"The Hundred ___ Cases." : NEEDIEST
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Flying eggbeater. : COPTER
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Companion novel of "Typee." : OMOO
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Master of mystery. : CARR
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Master of ___. : ARTS
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Founder of Nineveh. : NINUS
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___ bairn. : WEE
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Sawbills. : SMEWS
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Author of "No Time for Sergeants." : HYMAN
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Violinist Morini. : ERICA
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Biblical name. : DARA
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Greek coins. : OBOLS
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Author of "Power of Positive Thinking." : PEALE
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Finished dinner. : EATEN
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College degrees: Abbr. : MAS
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Goren 4-pointers. : ACES
39
Pertaining to the principal subject. : THEMATIC
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How some refiners spell their product. : GASOLENE
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One of the "worlds" of 53 Down. : CHINA
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Describing a cocker spaniel's look. : SADEYED
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Home of an Irish Rose. : TRALEE
47
Marble. : TAW
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Joking ___. : ASIDE
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Compiler of encyclopedia of humor. : CERF
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Bowfin. : AMIA
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Author of "My Several Worlds." : BUCK
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Snicker ___. : SNEE
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Car. : TRAM
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Spanish river. : EBRO
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Gypsy gentlemen. : RYES
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One-time. : OLD

Answer summary: 6 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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