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Harold T. Bers
Harold T. Bers

New York Times, Thursday, April 9, 1959

Author:
Harold T. Bers
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { F J Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, 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. 3,555
Across
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Jahan of Hindustan. : SHAH
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Flock. : HERD
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Might: Ger. : MACHT
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Swiss river. : AARE
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On the sheltered side. : ALEE
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Dark yellow. : OCHER
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Artist of one-man show in London. : CHURCHILL
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Melville's symbol of evil. : WHALE
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Dance. : SAMBA
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County in Ulster. : CAVAN
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Rival of the sword. : PEN
24
Elves. : SPRITES
26
Repair. : MEND
27
One version of OK. : OKEH
30
Believer in: Suffix. : ITE
31
Sgt. Silvers. : PHIL
33
Governor Rockefeller's first problem. : TAXRATES
35
"The way of ___ in the midst of the sea." : ASHIP
38
Carved. : INCISED
39
French island in Mediterranean. : CORSICA
41
O'Kelly and others. : SEANS
42
Anthology editor. : COMPILER
43
Be apt (to). : TEND
45
Naval intelligence outfit: Abbr. : ONI
46
Spanish jar. : OLLA
47
Danish physicist. : BOHR
49
Saint of 10th Century. : DUNSTAN
52
First point. : ONE
53
Of the teeth: Comb. form. : DENTO
54
A steak. : TBONE
58
Long narrow crest. : RIDGE
60
Where the Strand and Fleet Street meet. : TEMPLEBAR
62
Asiatic animal like the chamois. : GORAL
63
Distinctive systems. : ISMS
64
Rival of Zola. : LOTI
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Growing out of. : ENATE
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Vous ___ (you are): Fr. : ETES
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___ Trotsky. : LEON
Down
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Indians. : SACS
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Fence set in a ditch. : HAHA
3
Lily plant. : ARUM
4
Hoosier-type comedian. : HERBSHRINER
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Gloating exclamation. : HAH
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Educed. : ELICITED
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Pertains (to). : RELATES
8
Search for facts. : DELVE
9
Cut, as the lawn. : MOWN
10
German exclamation. : ACH
11
No. Carolina center of learning. : CHAPELHILL
12
Paris' co-eloper. : HELEN
13
Popular tendency. : TREND
18
Crown. : CAP
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Notable suicide weapon. : ASP
25
Liturgy. : RITE
26
California sound. : MISSIONBELL
27
Creator of Toby Tyler. : OTIS
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"Citizen ___." : KANE
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With authority. : EXCATHEDRA
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Stringed instrument. : HARP
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Society: Abbr. : ASSN
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North Atlantic island: Abbr. : ICEL
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Brazilian state. : PARA
39
Soup. : CONSOMME
40
Fail to mention. : OMIT
42
Match. : CONTEST
44
Presidential initials. : DDE
47
Keyboard comedian. : BORGE
48
Stew item. : ONION
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Loosen. : UNTIE
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An ocean: Abbr. : ATL
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Printer's word. : DELE
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Symphony instrument. : OBOE
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Contemporary alliance. : NATO
57
___ mavournin. : ERIN
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What the Kattegat is. : GAT
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Notes on letters: Abbr. : PSS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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