It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker. Please consider supporting our site by purchasing an account.
Harold T. Bers
Harold T. Bers

TV GUIDE

New York Times, Sunday, April 29, 1956

Author:
Harold T. Bers
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 174, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 731 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 131, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 13, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 27
Harold T. Bers has 138 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
1
B
2
A
3
L
4
O
5
P
6
S
7
H
8
A
9
R
10
P
11
E
12
V
13
E
14
R
15
B
16
A
17
S
18
R
19
A
20
O
L
I
V
E
21
P
O
L
A
R
22
S
23
R
O
M
E
24
O
T
T
E
R
25
G
I
V
E
A
26
W
A
Y
S
H
O
W
27
G
U
E
S
28
T
S
T
A
R
S
29
U
S
E
R
30
H
A
L
O
31
B
I
32
G
S
C
R
E
E
N
33
T
U
E
34
S
T
A
G
35
N
A
T
E
36
M
A
M
A
37
H
A
N
D
38
C
I
N
N
39
C
R
I
T
Z
40
L
O
T
41
S
42
P
E
L
T
43
C
H
O
S
E
44
U
45
P
T
O
N
S
46
R
E
B
E
47
C
48
O
R
D
49
F
R
A
N
50
C
R
O
W
N
51
C
O
L
Y
52
O
53
T
O
S
54
B
O
U
R
B
55
O
56
N
57
A
I
R
58
Y
59
E
R
B
Y
60
S
N
I
P
61
M
A
R
C
62
R
U
E
63
L
E
S
64
S
65
R
U
T
66
P
E
T
E
67
S
E
N
T
I
68
M
E
N
T
69
P
70
T
A
S
71
S
A
L
E
S
72
T
A
L
K
73
B
E
A
C
H
74
A
75
C
R
E
S
76
K
I
N
E
S
C
O
P
E
77
B
L
A
K
E
78
A
F
O
U
L
79
D
I
R
E
C
T
O
R
S
80
J
O
E
L
81
S
T
A
G
E
82
N
A
M
E
83
T
A
R
T
84
F
I
N
85
S
86
C
87
A
88
N
89
S
E
X
90
P
O
N
S
91
Z
O
N
E
92
J
O
N
E
93
S
94
O
B
I
95
T
R
I
96
F
L
E
S
97
C
U
R
T
98
C
O
A
X
99
C
100
A
M
E
L
101
A
R
A
L
102
S
A
L
103
S
104
T
O
R
M
105
D
A
P
P
L
E
106
A
107
L
L
A
Y
108
A
N
N
U
109
S
110
H
E
Y
111
H
O
R
T
A
112
L
U
C
Y
113
S
L
O
T
114
O
115
P
E
D
116
N
E
W
S
I
T
117
E
118
M
119
A
N
A
120
P
A
T
W
E
121
A
V
E
R
122
S
E
A
S
123
T
I
M
E
124
T
A
B
125
L
E
M
O
D
E
L
126
P
I
127
C
T
U
R
E
128
T
U
B
E
S
129
E
C
L
A
T
130
N
O
N
E
131
S
T
U
A
R
T
132
I
D
L
E
S
133
D
Y
E
R
S
134
A
N
S
E
135
Z
E
R
O
S
136
L
E
E
R
Y
© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,497
Across
1. TV title device. : BALOP
6. Well-tuned-in. : SHARP
11. At all. : EVER
15. Neighbor of Abadan. : BASRA
20. Evergreen tree. : OLIVE
21. Geometric curves. : POLARS
23. Rival to Hollywood. : ROME
24. Coat fur. : OTTER
25. "Strike It Rich," for instance. : GIVEAWAYSHOW
27. Big-name attractions. : GUESTSTARS
29. Consumer. : USER
30. Symbol of innocence. : HALO
31. 24". : BIGSCREEN
33. Killed: Fr. : TUE
34. Fail to progress. : STAGNATE
36. Veteran TV show. : MAMA
37. ___-mike. : HAND
38. Redlegs: Abbr. : CINN
39. One-time Giant. : CRITZ
40. Housing unit. : LOT
41. Hard-grained wheat. : SPELT
43. Selected. : CHOSE
44. Sinclair and others. : UPTONS
46. Old-time violin. : REBEC
48. Civil War general. : ORD
49. Burr Tillstrom associate. : FRAN
50. Role in "Porgy and Bess." : CROWN
51. Small African bird. : COLY
52. Sioux. : OTOS
54. Political reactionary. : BOURBON
57. "On the ___." : AIR
58. Popular novelist. : YERBY
60. Small piece. : SNIP
61. Playwright Connelly. : MARC
62. ___ Morgue. : RUE
63. Without: Suffix. : LESS
65. Fixed course. : RUT
66. Emcee Donald. : PETE
67. Touching quality. : SENTIMENT
69. School adjuncts. : PTAS
71. TV commercial. : SALESTALK
73. Long ___. : BEACH
74. Lydia Languish suitor. : ACRES
76. Film version of a TV show. : KINESCOPE
77. TV's Jonathan ___. : BLAKE
78. In a tangle. : AFOUL
79. VIPs on the set. : DIRECTORS
80. Author Sayre. : JOEL
81. Morningstar for Morgenstern. : STAGENAME
83. Sharp. : TART
84. New car appendage. : FIN
85. Produce lines of TV picture. : SCAN
89. The opposite ___. : SEX
90. Imogene Coca's operatic double. : PONS
91. P. O. sector. : ZONE
92. Carmen, Inigo or Tiger. : JONES
94. Sash. : OBI
95. Toys. : TRIFLES
97. Bluff. : CURT
98. Wheedle. : COAX
99. Brown color. : CAMEL
101. Turkistan sea. : ARAL
102. ___ Maglie. : SAL
103. TV's Gale. : STORM
105. Name of Sancho Panza's steed. : DAPPLE
106. Ease. : ALLAY
108. Year: Lat. : ANNUS
110. Surprised exclamation. : HEY
111. Mid-Atlantic city. : HORTA
112. Monday night Mrs. : LUCY
113. Opening. : SLOT
114. Poetic contraction. : OPED
116. Note for Swayze or Edwards. : NEWSITEM
119. Up: Prefix. : ANA
120. Big name in TV circles. : PATWEAVER
122. Broad expanses. : SEAS
123. TV programming unit. : TIME
124. Not a console. : TABLEMODEL
126. Big item in TV sets. : PICTURETUBES
129. Acclaim. : ECLAT
130. 0. : NONE
131. E. B. White's mouse. : STUART
132. Moves slowly. : IDLES
133. Color changers. : DYERS
134. Handle: Fr. : ANSE
135. Goose eggs. : ZEROS
136. Wary: Slang. : LEERY
Down
1. Spurious. : BOGUS
2. Heeling. : ALIST
3. TV players in person. : LIVEACTORS
4. Get too big. : OVERGROW
5. Thimblerig prop. : PEA
6. Air Force general. : SPAATZ
7. Card authority. : HOYLE
8. Word preceding supporting cast. : ALSO
9. Stadium noise. : RAH
10. Official proof. : PROBATE
11. Parts of a joule. : ERGS
12. Bookkeeping papers. : VOUCHERS
13. English type size. : EMERALD
14. Take umbrage. : RESENT
15. Crew member. : BOSN
16. Lawyer: Abbr. : ATT
17. Time out for a message. : STATIONBREAK
18. TV movies. : RERUNS
19. Leblanc's detective. : ARSENE
22. Dip. : SWIM
26. "___ My Line?" : WHATS
28. TV's Mack. : TED
32. ___ jet. : GAS
35. Simpleton. : NINNY
36. Famous Dick. : MOBY
38. Houseworker. : CHAR
40. Dutch painter. : LELY
42. Stern deck. : POOP
43. Miller play (with "The"). : CRUCIBLE
44. Western campus: Colloq. : UCAL
45. Beg: French. : PRIE
46. Man's name: Abbr. : ROBT
47. Hal March's guests. : CONTESTANTS
49. ___ Necessity. : FORT
51. Shank. : CRUS
53. All square. : TIESCORE
54. "Break the ___." : BANK
55. Snow leopard. : OUNCE
56. Holland: Abbr. : NETH
59. Mesozoic, Cenozoic, etc. : ERAS
60. Dial marked 2–13. : SELECTOR
61. AL outfielder. : MELE
64. English sparrow. : SPRUG
66. Flat piece. : PANE
67. Digs trenches. : SAPS
68. Teas. : MEALS
70. Chayefsky item. : TELEPLAY
71. Fair Play to Man o' War. : SIRE
72. Lawyer's word. : TORT
74. In search of. : AFTER
75. It takes TV coast to coast. : COAXIALCABLE
76. Stanley, Hunter, Novak. : KIMS
77. Kind of china. : BONE
78. Next in command: Abbr. : ASST
79. Dailey, Duryea, etc. : DANS
80. TV interviewer. : JINX
82. First name of spectacular man. : NOEL
84. Crest of the wave. : FOAM
86. What TV color is. : COMPATIBLE
87. It formerly stood for A. : ABEL
88. Claire Bloom's river on TV. : NILE
91. African. : ZULU
92. Victor ___. : JORY
93. Lasting marks. : SCARS
96. Melee. : FRAY
97. Post exchanges. : CANTEENS
98. Student. : COED
100. Kind of test. : APTITUDE
102. Welsh peak. : SNOWDON
104. Put on ___. : THERITZ
105. Use a divining rod. : DOWSE
106. Winged. : ALATED
107. Jerry-Lewis-type humor. : LUNACY
108. City near Hamburg. : ALTONA
109. English coin: Abbr. : SOV
111. Card game. : HEARTS
113. Mr. Levinson. : SAM
115. Elates (with "up"). : PEPS
116. Prefix used in medicine. : NEURO
117. Arabic title. : EMEER
118. Untidy. : MESSY
120. Favorites. : PETS
121. Not aport. : ALEE
122. Leading. : STAR
125. Gibbon. : LAR
127. Actor's warning. : CUE
128. Sesame. : TIL

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 16 debuted here and reused later, 12 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

Found bugs or have suggestions?

Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

|