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Harold T. Bers
Harold T. Bers

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New York Times, Sunday, April 5, 1959

Author: Harold T. Bers
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 73, Avg Word Len: 5.49, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 691 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 162, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 16, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 29
Harold T. Bers has 138 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
PS notes: Original solution PDF had incorrect letter (T) at intersection of 71-Across and 51-Down; corrected it to N.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,551
Across Down
1. German-born philanthropist. : SCHIFF
7. Ball-and-board game. : BAGATELLE
16. Winter vehicle. : SLEDGE
22. "Anatomy of a Murder" author. : TRAVER
23. Subject of a tenor's favorite. : IRISHEYES
24. Color. : MAROON
25. Pax ___. : ROMANA
26. International literary figure. : PASTERNAK
27. Entebbe is its capital. : UGANDA
28. ___ arms. : UPIN
29. Christmas. : NOEL
31. Kind of test. : ACID
32. Look ___ (examine). : INTO
34. Novel of 1901. : KIM
35. King ___. : TUT
36. Organism, in biology. : ECAD
37. Ardor. : FIRE
38. City near Des Moines. : AMES
39. Dream: Fr. : REVE
40. English poet of 16th century. : SPENSER
42. Teacher, in India. : GURU
43. Magpie: Var. : PIOT
44. Kind of family. : ROYAL
45. Suffix in names of sciences. : ICS
46. Lurchers. : CAREENERS
48. Scare word. : BOO
49. Meredith heroine. : DIANA
52. Lockup. : JAIL
53. Knowledge. : LORE
54. Natives of Nantes. : BRETONS
58. Break in upon. : INTERRUPT
60. Hard-working. : ASSIDUOUS
62. Lobster ___. : POT
63. Performance. : ACT
64. Champion's rider. : GENE
65. Member of a secret order. : FREEMASON
66. Western "location." : MESA
67. Vocal effect. : TREMOLO
69. Resembling a procession. : PARADELIKE
70. Russian city. : OREL
71. Tebaldi. : RENATA
72. Flat plinth. : ORLO
73. Virginia willow. : ITEA
74. Balkan area. : THRACE
76. Hawaiian baking pits. : IMUS
77. Disasters. : TIDALWAVES
80. Noted Secretary of War. : STANTON
81. ___ generation. : BEAT
82. More miserly: Slang. : CHINCHIER
83. Yesterday: Fr. : HIER
84. Feminine suffix. : INE
85. Adjective-noun suffix. : ENT
86. Handcuffers. : SHACKLERS
87. Jams. : CONSERVES
89. Way of serving clams. : STEAMED
91. Overwhelming numbers. : SEAS
92. Decamped. : FLED
93. Clayey deposit. : LOESS
94. Auction gesture. : NOD
95. Town hall, in Germany. : STADTHAUS
97. Corneille hero. : CID
98. Sound of alarm. : CLANG
101. Dear: Fr. : CHER
102. ___ perennius (more enduring than bronze): Lat. : AERE
103. Departure. : TAKEOFF
107. ___ to (stopped). : HOVE
108. Richard-like. : POOR
109. Salt tree. : ATLE
110. Wound-healer. : TIME
111. Town: Abbr. : BOR
112. Wonder. : AWE
113. Boy. : PAGE
114. Potpourri. : OLIO
115. Asiatic dignitary. : RHEE
116. Half: Prefix. : SEMI
117. Car part. : FENDER
119. Hack writing effort. : POTBOILER
122. Mrs. Bogart. : LAUREN
124. Glib. : FLUENT
125. Far-reaching. : EXTENSIVE
126. Paper shape. : OBLONG
127. Describing wintry weather. : SLEETY
128. What Pope called "the gift of Heav'n." : GOODSENSE
129. Upbraids. : TAUNTS
1. Peacocks. : STRUTS
2. Appear unexpectedly. : CROPUP
3. Descendant of son of Noah. : HAMITE
4. Turgenev. : IVAN
5. Bog. : FEN
6. Ding Dong School's Miss. : FRANCES
7. Man. : BIPED
8. ___ Sea. : ARAL
9. Army men. : GIS
10. Star first seen in 1916. : ASTAIRE
11. Monsarrat's magnum opus. : THECRUELSEA
12. Other-worldly. : EERIE
13. "Middletown" sociologist. : LYND
14. Pasture. : LEA
15. Certain 49th state residents. : ESKIMOS
16. South African of stature. : SMUTS
17. ___ di Como. : LAGO
18. Distinctive period. : ERA
19. Friml's "Serenade." : DONKEY
20. Coventry equestrienne. : GODIVA
21. Nail polish. : ENAMEL
30. Bireme item. : OAR
33. Trap. : NET
36. French delicacy. : ESCARGOT
37. Roll up. : FURL
38. Tan and black hunters. : AIREDALES
39. Source. : ROOT
41. Spot card. : NINE
42. Step. : GAIT
43. Outer boundary. : PERIMETER
44. Fish dishes. : ROES
46. The Skaw, in Denmark. : CAPE
47. Headlong drops. : NOSEDIVES
48. Rivals of Lorelei Lee. : BRUNETTES
49. Bitter denunciations. : DIATRIBES
50. Income tax word. : INCREMENT
51. Thin out. : ATTENUATE
52. O'Casey character. : JUNO
54. Libretto. : BOOK
55. Agent. : OPERATIVE
56. Important parts of rockets. : NOSECONES
57. Vapidity. : STALENESS
59. Locked again. : RELATCHED
60. Popular California lake. : ARROWHEAD
61. Successor to OWI. : USIA
65. Drop without obstruction. : FALLCLEAR
66. September ___. : MORN
68. Pole. : MAST
69. Practical joker. : PRANKSTER
72. Of a verse form. : ODIC
75. Swift, agile. : HARELIKE
78. "___ a friend."—C. Kingsley. : IHAD
79. Flying stopoffs. : AIRSTATIONS
80. Where Hyderabad is. : SIND
83. Bladed tools. : HOES
86. Clouded atmosphere. : SMOG
87. Indication. : CLUE
88. Journeyed. : RODE
90. Queen ___ style. : ANNE
92. Make out. : FARE
95. Cobbler's item. : SHOEPEG
96. Learned beauty of 12th century. : HELOISE
97. Where the Siege Perilous was. : CAMELOT
98. Ridicules gently. : CHAFFS
99. Poetic New England family. : LOWELL
100. Approach. : AVENUE
101. Gear tooth. : COG
103. Connection. : TIE
104. King of Mommur. : OBERON
105. Instigate. : FOMENT
106. Thomas Wolfe's adapter. : FRINGS
108. Person: Slang. : PARTY
109. Wearing a white vestment. : ALBED
110. Nursery ursine number. : THREE
113. Confined. : PENT
114. ___ Kahn. : OTTO
115. ___ up (accelerates): Slang. : REVS
116. Philippine sea. : SULU
118. Astrologer to Queen Bess. : DEE
120. Combining form in chemistry. : OXO
121. ___ Yutang. : LIN
123. Arab robe. : ABA

Answer summary: 15 unique to this puzzle, 14 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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