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Harold T. Bers
Harold T. Bers

TIME PIECES

New York Times, Sunday, May 29, 1955

Author:
Harold T. Bers
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 79, Avg Word Len: 5.36, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 695 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 152, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 32
Harold T. Bers has 138 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,161
Across
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Twelfth parts. : MONTHS
7
Section of a library. : STACKS
13
Requisite for NYU's hall. : FAME
17
Fall into water. : PLOP
21
Old Spain. : IBERIA
22
Out-and-out. : ARRANT
23
___ Jannings. : EMIL
24
He wrote Rome's history. : LIVY
25
1935 Pulitzer Prize novel. : NOWINNOVEMBER
27
Hoodwink. : BILK
28
Land: Latin. : AGER
29
Or ___! : ELSE
30
Plays the role of. : DOES
31
In a den. : LAIRED
33
Dark yellow. : OCHRE
34
Introductions. : PROEMS
36
British fishing fly. : JULYDUN
38
Resident of Rennes. : BRETON
39
Right: Abbr. : COR
41
Credits: Abbr. : CRS
42
Nursery necessity. : PIN
43
High notes. : ELAS
44
Dodger rightie. : LABINE
45
Horace, Pindar, etc. : ODISTS
47
Bridge player with a strong hand. : REBIDDER
49
Man in the line-up. : FELON
50
Parlor radical: Slang. : PINKO
51
French police. : SURETE
52
Irish poet-playwright. : YEATS
54
Botanist Gray. : ASA
57
Theory of some wonder drugs. : ANTIBIOSIS
59
Sans-serif types. : GOTHICS
62
Applies. : PUTS
63
European blackbirds. : MERLES
64
Romberg opus. : MAYWINE
65
Old-time wizards. : MAGES
66
Reign in India. : RAJ
69
French kings. : ROIS
70
Drapery décor. : TASSELS
71
Strauss subject. : DANUBE
72
Student. : EDUCANO
74
To the: Fr. : AUX
75
___ Aviv. : TEL
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Cherry reds. : CERISES
77
Longing for friends. : LONELY
78
Joined, as film. : SPLICED
80
Secular. : LAIC
81
Handlers of funds: Abbr. : TRS
82
One of the Forsytes. : IRENE
83
Coleridge character. : MARINER
84
Actress Hunt. : MARSHA
86
Since: Ger. : SEIT
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Measuring instrument. : CALIPER
88
Russian conspirator, 1825 model. : DECEMBRIST
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Fowl. : HEN
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Place for a decoration. : LAPEL
94
Shaped with an implement. : TOOLED
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Douze mois. : ANNEE
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Popular garment. : JEANS
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Takes into legal custody. : IMPOUNDS
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Jacks. : KNAVES
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Scalawags. : SCAMPS
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Arrow poison. : INEE
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Code signal. : SOS
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Where Pine Bluff is: Abbr. : ARK
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German river. : EMS
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Genuine. : HONEST
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Swain of olden days. : SPARRER
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Snatches. : WRESTS
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Put into practice: Var. : ENURE
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Epstein work. : STATUE
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Shape of a cake. : LOAF
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Sweetsop fruit. : ATTA
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Clue in a word puzzle: Abbr. : ANAG
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Actress Deborah. : KERR
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Much-discussed French painting. : SEPTEMBERMORN
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Lose patience. : TIRE
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Et ___. : ALII
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Apparatus. : ENGINE
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Made faces. : LEERED
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Calls for Mays. : HEYS
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Dear me! : ALAS
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Builder of the "One-Hoss Shay." : DEACON
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Saxophonist or trombonist. : DORSEY
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Gershwin song. : MINE
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Greek coin. : OBOL
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Paper. : NEWSPRINT
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Moselle wine center. : TRIER
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Hebrew liquid measure. : HIN
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Suave cinema star. : SANDERS
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Goalie achievements. : SAVES
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Very: Fr. : TRES
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Pitcher's concern. : ARM
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Rainy day scarcity. : CAB
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Curfew's toll. : KNELL
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Got lost. : STRAYED
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Victoria Lincoln novel. : FEBRUARYHILL
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City on the Somme. : AMIENS
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Temperate. : MILD
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Leather. : ELK
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Salk control factor. : PLACEBO
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Faulkner novel. : LIGHTINAUGUST
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Put something ___ someone. : OVERON
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Seed of pears, apples, etc. : PYRENE
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Dutch uncles. : OOMS
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Profitless. : IDLE
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Quizzes. : ORALS
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What Robin Hood quaffed. : OCTOBERALE
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Agrees: Colloq. : JIBES
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One. : UNIT
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Fruit decays. : BLETS
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Short for Rio's beach. : COPA
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Norse god. : ODIN
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Persian fairies. : PERIS
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Go lightly. : SKIM
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Tricks. : RUSES
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Ballerina painter. : DEGAS
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Prestige. : FACE
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Unanimous. : SOLIO
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One: Ger. : EINS
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Opera star. : STEBER
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Evaluate. : ASSESS
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Type of humor. : IRONY
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Cape Cod. : OYSTER
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Butt of Nast cartoons. : TWEED
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Mrs., in Poland. : PANI
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The late Miss Elliott. : MAXINE
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Candida's young admirer. : MARCHBANKS
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Chutney. : RELISH
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Former French actress. : ADOREE
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Bing Crosby favorite. : JUNEINJANUARY
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"When You Wore a ___ . . . " : TULIP
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Belief in God. : DEISM
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Per ___. : CENT
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Vernon Duke song hit. : APRILINPARIS
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Was concerned. : CARED
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Bargains today! : SALE
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Assuredly: Lat. : CERTO
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Products of Ireland. : LACES
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Gas station handouts. : MAPS
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Canasta plays. : MELDS
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Wild buffalo. : ARNA
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Poetic verb form. : CANST
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Depositor in a certain bank. : DONOR
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Owners of E bonds. : INVESTORS
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Appear. : SEEM
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1891 heroine. : TESS
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Small error. : LAPSE
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English river. : OUSE
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Becomes known. : EMERGES
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Substance. : MEAT
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Read. : PERUSED
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Rhine city. : KREFELD
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Close-fitting dress. : SHEATH
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His boys went to K. C. : CONNIE
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Adriatic peninsula. : ISTRIA
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Sheik. : ARAB
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Town in N. H. : REENE
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Clare Luce subject. : WOMEN
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Less riotous. : TAMER
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Vend. : SELL
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Cotton fabric. : LENO
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Place for a swing. : TREE
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Catcher Seminick. : ANDY
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Mowgli's python. : KAA
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Golf tourney. : PGA
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Twitch. : TIC
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Old-time car. : REO

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 22 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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