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Harold T. Bers
Harold T. Bers

New York Times, Monday, February 28, 1955

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 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,071
Across
1. Name on a best seller. : BASSO
6. Author of "Soldier of Fortune." : GANN
10. Pixyish comedienne. : COCA
14. Optimist on the "Treadmill to Oblivion." : ALLEN
15. Drug plant. : ALOE
16. Man's name. : OMAR
17. Author of "Love Is Eternal." : STONE
18. Author of "My Brother's Keeper." : DAVENPORT
20. Shows great deference. : KOWTOWS
22. Bookmakers. : EDITORS
23. Feminine suffix. : INE
24. Poetry unit. : LINE
25. Garbed KKK-style. : SHEETED
29. Good market for American books. : EUROPE
33. Famous first name in movies. : MYRNA
34. Gather. : AMASS
37. Miss Lillie. : BEA
38. 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
46. 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
60. Author of "Benton's Row." : YERBY
61. Author of "The Tumult and the Shouting." : RICE
62. Like a "painted ship upon a painted ocean." : IDLE
63. Finnish lake. : ENARE
64. Phony. : FAKE
65. Give up. : CEDE
66. The people. : DEMOS
Down
1. What to do in Florida. : BASK
2. Voice. : ALTO
3. Largo. : SLOW
4. Perceptive. : SENTIENT
5. Town in Upper N. Y. : ONEONTA
6. Flits about. : GADS
7. In the style of. : ALA
8. "Katherine," for example. : NOVEL
9. "The Hundred ___ Cases." : NEEDIEST
10. Flying eggbeater. : COPTER
11. Companion novel of "Typee." : OMOO
12. Master of mystery. : CARR
13. Master of ___. : ARTS
19. Founder of Nineveh. : NINUS
21. ___ bairn. : WEE
25. Sawbills. : SMEWS
26. Author of "No Time for Sergeants." : HYMAN
27. Violinist Morini. : ERICA
28. Biblical name. : DARA
30. Greek coins. : OBOLS
31. Author of "Power of Positive Thinking." : PEALE
32. Finished dinner. : EATEN
35. College degrees: Abbr. : MAS
36. Goren 4-pointers. : ACES
39. Pertaining to the principal subject. : THEMATIC
40. How some refiners spell their product. : GASOLENE
42. One of the "worlds" of 53 Down. : CHINA
43. Describing a cocker spaniel's look. : SADEYED
45. Home of an Irish Rose. : TRALEE
47. Marble. : TAW
49. Joking ___. : ASIDE
51. Compiler of encyclopedia of humor. : CERF
52. Bowfin. : AMIA
53. Author of "My Several Worlds." : BUCK
54. Snicker ___. : SNEE
55. Car. : TRAM
56. Spanish river. : EBRO
57. Gypsy gentlemen. : RYES
59. One-time. : OLD

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

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