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Harold T. Bers
Harold T. Bers

New York Times, Saturday, April 4, 1959

Author:
Harold T. Bers
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 30, Avg Word Len: 5.42, Missing: { F J Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 95, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, 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. 3,550
Across
1. Shows up. : APPEARS
8. Speaks to. : ACCOSTS
15. Kerouac type. : BEATNIK
16. Relative of onion and garlic. : SHALLOT
17. "Interlude" of O'Neill title. : STRANGE
18. Type of pudding. : TAPIOCA
19. Slice. : CUT
20. Certain stage lines. : ASIDES
22. Extensive. : VAST
23. Inactive. : INERT
25. Father of Abner. : NER
26. Bottled spirit. : GENIE
27. Forefathers: Poet. : SIRES
28. Phone fodder. : DIME
30. Naval rank: Abbr. : ENS
31. Orange-red quartz. : SARD
32. Sculptor's tools. : CHISELS
35. On the ocean. : ASEA
36. Scrabble tile holders. : RACKS
37. A word game: Abbr. : ANAG
41. Food fish. : SEABASS
43. St. ___, Normandy. : MALO
44. Syrup makings. : SAP
47. Skip. : OMIT
48. Sharp points on fishhooks. : BARBS
49. Shoes for a certain dance. : CLOGS
51. Arabic word for hill. : TEL
53. Wall hanging of tapestry. : ARRAS
54. Leigh Hunt hero. : ABOU
55. Detection devices. : RADARS
57. Blackbird. : ANI
58. City north of New Haven. : MERIDEN
60. Faux pas. : MISSTEP
62. Here. : PRESENT
63. Chaffy. : ACEROSE
64. Ginza, Rue de la Paix, etc. : STREETS
65. Not in active service. : RETIRED
Down
1. Geometry term. : ABSCISSA
2. Easiest perennials to grow. : PETUNIAS
3. Part of a theatre below the balcony. : PARTERRE
4. Greek letter. : ETA
5. First fruits of a benefice: Var. : ANNATS
6. Apparatuses. : RIGS
7. Quantity of yarn. : SKEIN
8. Signs used in printing. : ASTERISKS
9. Abbreviated man's name. : CHAS
10. Sports car headgear. : CAP
11. Salad garnish. : OLIVE
12. London Square. : SLOANE
13. Alarm bell. : TOCSIN
14. Kind of rights. : STATES
21. Devoted to duty. : DEDICATED
24. ___ a beet. : REDAS
26. Jellify. : GEL
29. Jumble. : MESS
32. Prepare for exams: Colloq. : CRAM
33. Dwellers. : HABITANTS
34. Luzon's neighbor. : SAMAR
38. Voice in a documentary. : NARRATOR
39. Soprano Licia. : ALBANESE
40. Spread rumors. : GOSSIPED
42. Dawn goddess. : EOS
44. Scalawags. : SCAMPS
45. London Concert Hall. : ALBERT
46. In direr straits. : POORER
48. Short-legged hound. : BASSET
50. Appearance. : GUISE
52. Truman's birthplace. : LAMAR
55. Budget item. : RENT
56. Annual cereal grass. : RICE
59. Letter. : DEE
61. Title of respect in India. : SRI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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