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Harold T. Bers
Harold T. Bers

FOOD FOR THOUGHT

New York Times, Sunday, March 23, 1958

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
Harold T. Bers has 138 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,190
Across Down
1. 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
124. Hawaii's status: Abbr. : TERR
125. Fresh. : SASSY
1. Role in Gluck opera. : ORFEO
2. Cuts of meat. : LOINS
3. Italian food staple. : PASTA
4. Residue. : ASH
5. Greek letters. : ETAS
6. New England specialty. : CODFISH
7. Wanted very much. : HOPED
8. Group important to G. I.'s. : USO
9. At: Ger. : BEI
10. Man's first name. : ESME
11. Very distant regions. : THULES
12. ___'Azur, on the Riviera. : COTED
13. Dish whose name comes from Nahuatl. : HOTTAMALE
14. River of NE England. : ALN
15. Pedaled. : CYCLED
16. Source of Solomon's treasure. : OPHIR
17. ___ Janeiro. : RIODE
18. Nephew: Greek. : NEPOS
20. Twist. : GNARL
22. Adversary. : FOE
27. Robin Hood ___, Philadelphia. : DELL
30. Courage. : NERVE
32. Result of salivation. : DROOL
33. A gait. : LOPE
35. No. African food. : COUSCOUS
37. A cut of beef. : EYE
39. Italian ribbon-macaroni. : LASAGNA
41. Galena. : ORE
42. Italian resort. : COMO
43. German lancer: Var. : ULAN
44. Oriental dish. : RICEPILAU
46. Where to eat 35 Down. : ORAN
47. Pepper ___. : MILL
48. Viennese specialty. : SCHNITZEL
49. ___ cheese. : HEAD
50. Hungers: Colloq. : YENS
52. Gannet. : SOLAN
55. Begged. : PLED
59. Steak tartare is. : RAW
60. Béarnaise, for example. : SAUCE
62. Pronoun. : OUR
64. Sino-American dish. : CHOWMEIN
65. Russian specialty. : BORSCHT
66. Landscape artist. : MONET
68. Railroad abbreviation. : STA
69. Indian princess. : RANI
70. Barbarian. : HUN
71. Shred. : WISP
72. West Indian shrub. : ANIL
73. ___ up. : PEPS
74. Former diva. : BORI
76. The makings of Hasenpfeffer. : HARE
77. Youngest Greek god. : EROS
79. Beef Stroganoff ingredient. : SOURCREAM
80. Bermuda parish. : PAGET
81. Oil or vinegar holder. : CRUET
84. Singer Sumac. : YMA
85. On one side: Dial. : AGEE
87. Table scrap. : ORT
91. Heraldic symbols. : ARMS
92. Cover over thickly, as with onions. : SMOTHER
94. Abate. : LESSEN
95. Fly a plane. : AVIATE
97. Busy. : ASTIR
98. Swiss city. : BASLE
99. Insect. : APHID
100. Road for cars. : DRIVE
102. Pervade. : IMBUE
104. Repeat. : RECUR
106. Operatic roles. : AIDAS
107. Name for Nicolas. : CLAUS
108. Well cooked. : TASTY
110. Indian shrubs. : AKS
111. Eponym of the Hebrews. : EBER
113. Deer. : ELKS
116. Times: Abbr. : HRS
117. N. Y. time. : EST
118. Scottish negative. : NAE
119. Macaw. : ARA

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 15 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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