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Harold T. Bers
Harold T. Bers

New York Times, Thursday, February 8, 1951

Author: Harold T. Bers
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, 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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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 599
Across Down
1. Bar, Sag or Egg. : HARBOR
7. "Four eyes." : SPECS
12. Vincent Youmans' popular tune. : CARIOCA
13. Procrastinated. : STALLED
15. Gen. Walker's successor in Korea. : RIDGWAY
16. Outstanding jockey of 1950. : CULMONE
17. Inlet from the sea. : ARM
18. Yugoslav. : SLOVENE
20. Wee bairn. : TOT
21. Lady Macbeth's worry. : SPOT
23. Of unknown authorship: Abbr. : ANON
24. Yes, indeed! : SURE
25. Late Senator Johnson of California. : HIRAM
27. Long drink: Colloq. : SWIG
29. Very: French. : TRES
30. Connected group. : NEXUS
32. Most hair-raising. : SCARIEST
34. Duck genus. : ANAS
36. Concealed obstacle. : SNAG
37. Joined forces. : COMBINED
41. Pacific island divided between Dutch and Portuguese. : TIMOR
44. Old Greek coin. : OBOL
45. Hobo's mulligan. : STEW
47. African outpost in World War II. : DAKAR
49. Goods. : WARE
50. Vetch. : TARE
52. Father: Poet. : SIRE
53. City in Oklahoma. : ADA
54. ___ Comet. : HALLEYS
57. Pinch. : NIP
58. Diamond necklace. : RIVIERE
60. Plant pores. : STOMATA
62. Newspapers. : DAILIES
63. New York State's big road project. : THRUWAY
64. Carnegie, Town, City, etc. : HALLS
65. N. M. U. member. : SEAMAN
1. Predecessor of the bobbypin. : HAIRPIN
2. Site of 1950 National Golf Open. : ARDMORE
3. Manipulate. : RIG
4. "Buttons and ___." : BOWS
5. Florida orange-shipping town. : OCALA
6. Synthetic silks. : RAYONS
7. Stupefy. : STUN
8. Dim. : PALE
9. Yale campus tree. : ELM
10. Method of ending debate, in Congress. : CLOTURE
11. South of the Border gentleman. : SENORES
12. Heavy linen fabric. : CRASH
13. Outdoor movies. : SCENICS
14. Loathe. : DETEST
19. Taken by a novitiate. : VOWS
22. Subject to assessment. : TAXABLE
24. Black marks. : STIGMAS
26. He played "Counselor-at-Law," "Scarface," etc. : MUNI
28. Thomas Wolfe's alter ego. : GANT
31. ___ teeth, eyes, taste, everything. : SANS
33. Police incursion. : RAID
35. Gets comfortable. : SETTLES
37. His "Ace of Clubs" recently ran in London. : COWARD
38. Robert Alda's real name in "Guys and Dolls." : OBADIAH
39. Brno is its chief city. : MORAVIA
40. Summer resort in New Jersey. : DEAL
42. Scene of great victory of World War II. : OKINAWA
43. Rutgers' river. : RARITAN
46. Twists away. : WRESTS
48. Make restitution. : REPAY
51. William ___, in "Out of This World." : EYTHE
54. It greeted Hitler everywhere. : HEIL
55. War god. : ARES
56. Rail bird. : SORA
59. Not very well. : ILL
61. Silent. : MUM

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 13 debuted here and reused later.

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