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Harold T. Bers
Harold T. Bers

New York Times, Saturday, June 13, 1959

Author:
Harold T. Bers
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { G J Q V X Y }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 10, XRef: 2, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Harold T. Bers has 138 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,620

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Across
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Radar warning signal. : BLIP
5
Part of 10 Down's name. : CAIUS
10
Tent furnishings. : COTS
14
Puerto ___. : RICO
15
Between: Fr. : ENTRE
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Distinctive air. : AURA
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Title from Langston Hughes poem. : ARAISININTHESUN
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Locked cellaret, named after mythical king. : TANTALUS
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Go ___ (deteriorate). : TOSEED
22
Particular. : ITEM
23
Entreaty. : PLEA
24
Harangue. : SCREED
27
Man's name. : FREDRICK
31
Fruit. : PEARS
32
Con ___ (with spirit): Mus. : BRIO
33
Tribe of Israel. : DAN
34
Vestment. : ALB
35
New York city. : OLEAN
36
Son of Gad. : ERI
37
Longshoremen's group: Abbr. : ILA
38
Hair wave: Colloq. : PERM
39
Neckerchief. : SCARF
41
What N. B. means. : NOTABENE
44
Member of sect in India. : PARSEE
45
Goldman aggregation. : BAND
46
Chemical combining form. : IODO
47
Art exhibitions. : SALONS
50
Exact opposite. : ANTIPODE
54
Attribute ascribed to Cornelius Melody. : ATOUCHOFTHEPOET
56
Shop-___. : WORN
57
"___ Ben Jonson." : ORARE
58
First name in the Cabinet. : EZRA
59
Hied. : SPED
60
To stop: Spain. : PARAR
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Be at ease. : REST
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Impudent child. : BRAT
2
Coin of Italy. : LIRA
3
"___ get it for you wholesale." : ICAN
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Star of 17 Across. : POITIER
5
Plastered. : CEILED
6
Per ___. : ANNUM
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"___ never too late to mend." : ITIS
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Vase with foot or pedestal. : URN
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Agree. : SETTLEON
10
Creator of the Julian calendar. : CAESAR
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River in northern England. : OUSE
12
Correct. : TRUE
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Substance for castle-building. : SAND
18
Fills fully. : SATES
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Did field work. : HOED
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Last king of Troy. : PRIAM
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Where Toledo is. : SPAIN
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Musical instrument. : CELLO
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Seaport of Morocco. : RABAT
27
Jacques, for one. : FRERE
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Notions. : IDEAS
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Roulette bet on four numbers. : CARRE
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Piece of flat silver. : KNIFE
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Mingle. : BLEND
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One concern of labor unions : OPENSHOP
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Maugham character. : SADIE
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Come a ___ (fall headlong). : CROPPER
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Teem. : ABOUND
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Bench: Fr. : BANC
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Commodition. : POTHER
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Within: Prefix. : INTRA
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Pulls alternatively, as on reins: Colloq. : SAWS
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Over. : ATOP
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Learning. : LORE
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At a distance. : AFAR
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Seep. : OOZE
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Origins: Abbr. : DERS
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Coup d'___. : ETAT
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Pray: Lat. : ORA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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