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Harold T. Bers
Harold T. Bers

New York Times, Saturday, March 24, 1951

Author:
Harold T. Bers
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 19
Harold T. Bers has 138 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 643
Across
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Popular TV star. : DAGMAR
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Winter footwear. : SKI
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Norse god of mischief. : LOKI
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Make good. : ARRIVE
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Its chief export is bananas. : HONDURAS
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Small piano. : SPINET
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Hospital doctor. : RESIDENT
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Edge. : HEM
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Withstands. : RESISTS
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Measure for the gas tank: Abbr. : GAL
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Breaks in continuity. : GAPS
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Small red socialist. : ANT
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Valve on the dashboard. : CHOKE
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Make eyes at. : OGLE
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"I dreamt that I ___ in marble halls." : DWELT
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Duck genus. : ANAS
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What the Sphinx asked. : RIDDLE
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Irish-American star (1860–1916). : REHAN
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Angry. : BOILING
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Failed to follow suit. : REVOKED
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Chips for the pot. : ANTES
44
Gravel-voiced movie comic. : DEVINE
45
Very: German. : SEHR
48
Indian songbird of the thrush family. : SHAMA
50
Goals. : ENDS
51
Salad ingredient. : CRESS
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Where Playland is. : RYE
54
Inner compulsion. : URGE
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Significant time. : ERA
56
Conquests of Katharina. : TAMINGS
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Cambridge's river. : CAM
61
Farouk's betrothed. : NARRIMAN
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Rosy-fingered goddess. : AURORA
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___ wedge. : ENTERING
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Author of a best-selling war novel. : MAILER
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Waters coursed by Charon. : STYX
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Half ems. : ENS
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They accused Susanna. : ELDERS
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Confound. : DASH
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Chord played on a harp. : ARPEGGIO
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Famous British clown. : GRIMALDI
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Marie Dressler role. : MIN
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States. : AVERS
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Network. : RETE
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Hoosier comedian on radio. : SHRINER
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He has a play on Broadway and a new novel. : KOESTLER
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"Yours of the 10th ___." : INST
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Legendary British king. : LUD
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Senator Morse's state. : OREGON
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Hawaiian or South Sea islander. : KANAKA
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Mexican basket reeds. : ISTLES
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Sky hook. : DISC
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Musical tool. : SAW
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Hawkers: Var. : PEDLARS
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Dartmouth's home town. : HANOVER
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"The ___ of the day," the sun. : ORB
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Fender disfigurements. : DENTS
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Vamp's first name. : THEDA
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___ Yutang. : LIN
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Hail! : AVE
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He usually shows his heels to Fred Wilt. : GEHRMANN
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Trio man, real or nursery rhyme. : KINGCOLE
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Charmer. : ENDEARER
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Of the: French. : DES
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Homilies. : SAYINGS
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Family rows. : SCENES
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Knight ___. : ERRANT
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Enthusiastic. : HEARTY
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Marlon Brando's movie, "The ___." : MEN
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To-do. : STIR
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Business as ___. : USUAL
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Lady friend: Fr. : AMIE
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100 pts. in bridge. : GAME
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It is 35 million miles from earth. : MARS
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Lilli's husband. : REX
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Clear. : RID

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 16 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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