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Harold T. Bers
Harold T. Bers

New York Times, Saturday, April 25, 1959

Author:
Harold T. Bers
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J X }, Scrabble score: 321 (avg 1.70)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, 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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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,571
Across
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Imaginary being. : ELF
4
Fare bearers. : CABS
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Overwhelm. : SWAMP
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French friend. : AMIE
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Wings: Bot. : ALAE
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Maureen Stapleton TV role. : PILAR
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American playwright. : ELMERRICE
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The four hundred. : ELITE
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N. H. resort town. : RYEBEACH
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Senior. : ELDEST
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Subjugate. : ENSLAVE
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Stocking material. : NYLON
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Christian ___, from 4 B. C. : ERA
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That: Fr. : QUE
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Goren 4-pointers. : ACES
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Tasseled cap. : FEZ
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Followed. : ENSUED
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Rushed: Slang. : TORE
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Wallace's middle name. : AGARD
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Level of equality. : PAR
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Fop in "Hamlet." : OSRIC
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Nutmeg product. : MACE
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Abscond. : DECAMP
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Obstacle for Olmedo. : NET
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BPOE. : ELKS
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Long-haired ox. : YAK
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Suitable. : APT
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German composer. : WEBER
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Pondered. : BROODED
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Lustrous fabric. : MOHAIR
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Cause of mildew. : MOISTURE
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Watchful. : ALERT
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Heap of grain. : BARLEYMOW
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Respond. : REACT
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Nervous. : EDGY
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Desk items. : PADS
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Workshop item. : LATHE
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Ten and: Suffix. : TEEN
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Nationality suffix. : ESE
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Welsh actor Williams. : EMLYN
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Citrus fruits. : LIMES
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Lacking in force. : FEEBLE
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Trailer, in England. : CARAVAN
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Mirror girl. : ALICE
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German organist and composer. : BACH
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Go to theatre. : SEE
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Witch's work. : SPELL
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Youthful fling. : WILDOATS
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Sidney Howard drama. : ALIENCORN
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Table décor. : MATS
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Ready: Fr. : PRET
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___ perennius (more lasting than bronze): Lat. : AERE
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Brought up. : REARED
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Watched. : EYED
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Daughter-in-law: Span. : NUERA
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Bird's cry. : QUACK
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Where Perry "met the enemy." : ERIE
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Cult. : SECT
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Eminence. : FAME
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Equal: Fr. : EGAL
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One-time Dodger great. : ZACKWHEAT
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Blade of grass. : SPEAR
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Fact-finding. : RESEARCH
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Run against. : OPPOSE
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Cleaner's companion. : DYER
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Miss or Mrs. Miller. : MARILYN
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Revert ___ (go back to one's outgrown ideas). : TOTYPE
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Polite German word. : BITTE
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Noted monologist. : BORGE
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He turned out some 300 books. : DUMAS
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War away. : ERODE
51
Early morning phenomena. : DEWS
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Special soil. : MARL
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Olive family. : OLEA
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Invented. : MADE
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Track venture. : BET

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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