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Harold T. Bers
Harold T. Bers

New York Times, Monday, June 15, 1953

Author:
Harold T. Bers
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
Harold T. Bers has 138 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,457
Across
1. "Father of American football." : CAMP
5. Louis from New Orleans. : PRIMA
10. Nearly all. : MOST
14. Yard of a building. : AREA
15. Branch of a labor union. : LOCAL
16. Bulging jar. : OLLA
17. Wielder of a gavel. : PARLIAMENTARIAN
20. A Friday fry. : SMELTS
21. Slow, easy gait. : DOGTROT
22. They're underfoot. : MATS
24. Grass used as thatch. : NETI
25. Subject of a famous Hals painting. : CAVALIER
29. Actress Caron. : LESLIE
33. Indigo. : ANIL
34. Cirrus, nimbus, cumulus, etc. : CLOUDS
36. Actress Merkel. : UNA
37. Soft-singing brothers. : MILLS
39. Beer business abbreviation. : BRL
40. Check marks. : TICKS
42. House addition. : ELL
43. Exasperating. : TRYING
46. Part of a variety show. : SKIT
47. National or American. : LEAGUE
49. Namesakes of authoress Wells. : CAROLYNS
51. Boys. : LADS
53. Companion of Brahma and Vishnu. : SIVA
54. Important 4½-year-older. : CHARLES
57. Philo and others. : VANCES
61. Having elegant manners. : CHESTERFIELDIAN
63. They may be feathered, aquatically. : OARS
64. President between Johnson and Hayes. : GRANT
65. Raison d'___. : ETRE
66. City in New York, pop. 72,311. : TROY
67. Featured by Guy Lombardo. : SAXES
68. M. Clair, motion-picture director. : RENE
Down
1. LETTERS LIKE THIS. : CAPS
2. Saroyan's "My Name Is ___." : ARAM
3. This and no more. : MERE
4. London's street of clubs. : PALLMALL
5. It has replaced many fibers, metals. : PLASTIC
6. Gypsy. : ROM
7. Frosted. : ICED
8. Massenet's masterpiece. : MANON
9. Illinois governor, 1892–96, a champion of human rights. : ALTGELD
10. Designating a dance or a chair. : MORRIS
11. Part of a minstrel show. : OLIO
12. Board. : SLAT
13. Good sunburn. : TAN
18. LETTERS LIKE THIS. : ITAL
19. Demonstrate. : ATTEST
23. Villain in "The Gilded Age." : SELBY
25. Subject of a "Just So" Story. : CAMEL
26. Old-womanish. : ANILE
27. Riviera-type dwelling. : VILLA
28. Of the dew. : RORIC
30. Fortunate. : LUCKY
31. Finish a drawing as a cartoonist does. : INKIN
32. Positions at bridge tables. : EASTS
35. Arm bones. : ULNAS
38. Painter of the first five Presidents. : STUART
41. Native of Nantucket. : ISLANDER
44. Kluszewski, Raffensburger, etc. : REDLEGS
45. Green monkeys of Africa. : GRIVETS
48. Dull, unseeing. : GLASSY
50. Athletic field. : OVAL
52. Sawlike part. : SERRA
54. London cleaning lady. : CHAR
55. Beatrice's cousin in "Much Ado." : HERO
56. Tunisian port. : SFAX
58. Adduce. : CITE
59. Get as a consequence. : EARN
60. Koko's weapon. : SNEE
61. Sheath for a hurt finger. : COT
62. Feminine suffix. : INE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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