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Harold T. Bers
Harold T. Bers

FOOD FOR THOUGHT

New York Times, Sunday, March 23, 1958

29-Across : Chemical suffix.

Author:
Harold T. Bers
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 152, Blocks: 70, Avg Word Len: 4.88, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 581 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 111, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 21 Grid has duplicate clues.
Harold T. Bers has 138 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,190
Across
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Ancient wine pitchers. : OLPAE
6
Golden shiner or squawfish. : CHUB
10
Engrave. : ETCH
14
Squirrel food. : ACORN
19
Festive French dish. : ROASTGOOSE
21
Pennsylvania Dutch dish. : SHOOFLYPIE
23
Hawaiian favorite. : FISHANDPOI
24
English dish. : MUTTONCHOP
25
Noun ending. : ENT
26
Food storage compartment. : SAFE
27
Take out. : DELETE
28
Italian resort. : LIDO
29
Chemical suffix. : OSAN
31
Perplexity. : RIDDLE
34
Actress Heinemann. : EDA
35
Goddess of growing things. : CERES
36
Smorgasbord items. : EELS
38
Brioche and croissant. : ROLLS
40
Temper. : MOOD
42
Indian speciality. : CURRY
45
Excitement: Colloq. : HOOPLA
47
Suffix designating ships of Japan. : MARU
48
Not outgoing. : SHY
51
Spanish delicacies. : OLIVES
53
Caviar. : ROE
54
Taps for drawing off maple sap. : SPILES
56
Letter. : CEE
57
A seasoning. : MACE
58
Of the mouth. : ORAL
60
___-à-manger. : SALLE
61
Memorable Broadwayite. : COHAN
63
Pronoun. : ONE
64
Eaters of 90 Across. : CLAN
65
Jewish baked item. : BAGEL
66
Mashed potato shapes. : MOUNDS
67
Tut-tut! : PSHAW
69
Kind of steak. : ROUND
70
Black-eyed damsel. : HOURI
71
___ table. : WAITON
73
One of the Roman Fates. : PARCA
74
Cinnamon ___. : BUNS
75
French tea. : THE
78
Type of relative. : INLAW
79
Taste, for instance. : SENSE
80
Southern dish. : PONE
81
Emperor. : CZAR
82
Indian of New Mexico. : SIA
83
Shortsighted. : MYOPIC
85
Swiss river. : AAR
86
One eater of 13 Down. : TORERO
88
More than one: Abbr. : PLU
89
Big birds. : EMUS
90
Scottish dish. : HAGGIS
93
Formulas. : RULES
94
Misleader. : LIAR
95
Up ___ (cornered). : ATREE
96
So. American beverage. : MATE
98
Where Heidelberg is. : BADEN
101
Nonmilitary: Abbr. : CIV
103
Moscow and Paris subways. : METROS
105
Headwaiter's asset. : TACT
109
Months: Abbr. : APRS
110
They march on their stomachs. : ARMIES
112
Feminine suffix. : ETTE
114
Waterfront group. : ILA
115
Near East favorite. : SHISHKEBAB
117
Mexican specialties. : ENCHILADAS
120
Dish full of vitamin A. : LIVERSAUTE
121
German specialty. : SAUERKRAUT
122
Fruitful areas. : EDENS
123
Lake: Dutch. : MEER
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Hawaii's status: Abbr. : TERR
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Fresh. : SASSY
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Role in Gluck opera. : ORFEO
2
Cuts of meat. : LOINS
3
Italian food staple. : PASTA
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Residue. : ASH
5
Greek letters. : ETAS
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New England specialty. : CODFISH
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Wanted very much. : HOPED
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Group important to G. I.'s. : USO
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At: Ger. : BEI
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Man's first name. : ESME
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Very distant regions. : THULES
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___'Azur, on the Riviera. : COTED
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Dish whose name comes from Nahuatl. : HOTTAMALE
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River of NE England. : ALN
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Pedaled. : CYCLED
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Source of Solomon's treasure. : OPHIR
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___ Janeiro. : RIODE
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Nephew: Greek. : NEPOS
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Twist. : GNARL
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Adversary. : FOE
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Robin Hood ___, Philadelphia. : DELL
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Courage. : NERVE
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Result of salivation. : DROOL
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A gait. : LOPE
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No. African food. : COUSCOUS
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A cut of beef. : EYE
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Italian ribbon-macaroni. : LASAGNA
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Galena. : ORE
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Italian resort. : COMO
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German lancer: Var. : ULAN
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Oriental dish. : RICEPILAU
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Where to eat 35 Down. : ORAN
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Pepper ___. : MILL
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Viennese specialty. : SCHNITZEL
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___ cheese. : HEAD
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Hungers: Colloq. : YENS
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Gannet. : SOLAN
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Begged. : PLED
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Steak tartare is. : RAW
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Béarnaise, for example. : SAUCE
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Pronoun. : OUR
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Sino-American dish. : CHOWMEIN
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Russian specialty. : BORSCHT
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Landscape artist. : MONET
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Railroad abbreviation. : STA
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Indian princess. : RANI
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Barbarian. : HUN
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Shred. : WISP
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West Indian shrub. : ANIL
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___ up. : PEPS
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Former diva. : BORI
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The makings of Hasenpfeffer. : HARE
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Youngest Greek god. : EROS
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Beef Stroganoff ingredient. : SOURCREAM
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Bermuda parish. : PAGET
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Oil or vinegar holder. : CRUET
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Singer Sumac. : YMA
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On one side: Dial. : AGEE
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Table scrap. : ORT
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Heraldic symbols. : ARMS
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Cover over thickly, as with onions. : SMOTHER
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Abate. : LESSEN
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Fly a plane. : AVIATE
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Busy. : ASTIR
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Swiss city. : BASLE
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Insect. : APHID
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Road for cars. : DRIVE
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Pervade. : IMBUE
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Repeat. : RECUR
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Operatic roles. : AIDAS
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Name for Nicolas. : CLAUS
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Well cooked. : TASTY
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Indian shrubs. : AKS
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Eponym of the Hebrews. : EBER
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Deer. : ELKS
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Times: Abbr. : HRS
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N. Y. time. : EST
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Scottish negative. : NAE
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Macaw. : ARA

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5 unique to this puzzle, 16 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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