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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.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,497
Across
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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
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Note for Swayze or Edwards. : NEWSITEM
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Up: Prefix. : ANA
120
Big name in TV circles. : PATWEAVER
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Broad expanses. : SEAS
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TV programming unit. : TIME
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Not a console. : TABLEMODEL
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Big item in TV sets. : PICTURETUBES
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Acclaim. : ECLAT
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0. : NONE
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E. B. White's mouse. : STUART
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Moves slowly. : IDLES
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Color changers. : DYERS
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Handle: Fr. : ANSE
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Goose eggs. : ZEROS
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Wary: Slang. : LEERY
Down
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Spurious. : BOGUS
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Heeling. : ALIST
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TV players in person. : LIVEACTORS
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Get too big. : OVERGROW
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Thimblerig prop. : PEA
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Air Force general. : SPAATZ
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Card authority. : HOYLE
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Word preceding supporting cast. : ALSO
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Stadium noise. : RAH
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Official proof. : PROBATE
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Parts of a joule. : ERGS
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Bookkeeping papers. : VOUCHERS
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English type size. : EMERALD
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Take umbrage. : RESENT
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Crew member. : BOSN
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Lawyer: Abbr. : ATT
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Time out for a message. : STATIONBREAK
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TV movies. : RERUNS
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Leblanc's detective. : ARSENE
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Dip. : SWIM
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"___ My Line?" : WHATS
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TV's Mack. : TED
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___ jet. : GAS
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Simpleton. : NINNY
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Famous Dick. : MOBY
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Houseworker. : CHAR
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Dutch painter. : LELY
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Stern deck. : POOP
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Miller play (with "The"). : CRUCIBLE
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Western campus: Colloq. : UCAL
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Beg: French. : PRIE
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Man's name: Abbr. : ROBT
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Hal March's guests. : CONTESTANTS
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___ Necessity. : FORT
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Shank. : CRUS
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All square. : TIESCORE
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"Break the ___." : BANK
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Snow leopard. : OUNCE
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Holland: Abbr. : NETH
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Mesozoic, Cenozoic, etc. : ERAS
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Dial marked 2–13. : SELECTOR
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AL outfielder. : MELE
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English sparrow. : SPRUG
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Flat piece. : PANE
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Digs trenches. : SAPS
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Teas. : MEALS
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Chayefsky item. : TELEPLAY
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Fair Play to Man o' War. : SIRE
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Lawyer's word. : TORT
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In search of. : AFTER
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It takes TV coast to coast. : COAXIALCABLE
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Stanley, Hunter, Novak. : KIMS
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Kind of china. : BONE
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Next in command: Abbr. : ASST
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Dailey, Duryea, etc. : DANS
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TV interviewer. : JINX
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First name of spectacular man. : NOEL
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Crest of the wave. : FOAM
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What TV color is. : COMPATIBLE
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It formerly stood for A. : ABEL
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Claire Bloom's river on TV. : NILE
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African. : ZULU
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Victor ___. : JORY
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Lasting marks. : SCARS
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Melee. : FRAY
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Post exchanges. : CANTEENS
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Student. : COED
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Kind of test. : APTITUDE
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Welsh peak. : SNOWDON
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Put on ___. : THERITZ
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Use a divining rod. : DOWSE
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Winged. : ALATED
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Jerry-Lewis-type humor. : LUNACY
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City near Hamburg. : ALTONA
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English coin: Abbr. : SOV
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Card game. : HEARTS
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Mr. Levinson. : SAM
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Elates (with "up"). : PEPS
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Prefix used in medicine. : NEURO
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Arabic title. : EMEER
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Untidy. : MESSY
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Favorites. : PETS
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Not aport. : ALEE
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Leading. : STAR
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Gibbon. : LAR
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Actor's warning. : CUE
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Sesame. : TIL

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

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

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