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Harold T. Bers
Harold T. Bers

New York Times, Saturday, June 16, 1956

Author: Harold T. Bers
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Harold T. Bers has 138 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,545
Across Down
1. "The morn, in russet ___ clad . . . " : MANTLE
7. Trickier: Slang. : SNIDER
13. Coarse tobacco. : CAPORAL
14. Cycled. : PEDALED
16. Take ___. : BYSTORM
17. Prize bestower. : AWARDER
18. Compass point. : SSE
19. Circle parallel to the equator. : TROPIC
21. Cheese: German. : KASE
22. Unit of heat: Abbr. : BTU
23. Slaughter in Kansas City. : ENOS
25. Moisture. : DEW
26. Very brave. : INTREPID
30. Wrong: Prefix. : MIS
32. Peasant: Ger. : BAUER
33. Touts. : DOPESTERS
38. "Dies ___, dies illa . . . " : IRAE
39. Take exception. : DEMUR
40. On the sheltered side. : ALEE
41. Groups of symptoms. : SYNDROMES
43. Ammonia derivative. : AMINE
44. "My Gal ___." : SAL
45. Submachine gun, familiarly nicknamed. : THOMPSON
47. Santa Claus. : ELF
50. Warning from the tee. : FORE
52. Foot: Latin. : PES
53. Fairly large cake. : LOAF
55. Black-and-white swallow. : MARTIN
57. Foreign policy group: Abbr. : FPA
60. Expressing much in a few words. : LACONIC
62. Benedict of '56. : RAINIER
64. Opposite of contrite. : ATTRITE
65. Makes harmonious. : ATTUNES
66. Rustics: Colloq. : HODGES
67. Major figure in N. J. : MEYNER
1. Months. : MAYS
2. Part of a church. : APSE
3. "___ As a Stranger." : NOT
4. Hambletonian entry. : TROTTER
5. Lambaste. : LARRUP
6. Saint of mystery ship light. : ELMO
7. Where Toledo is. : SPAIN
8. Johnny-come-lately. : NEWCOMER
9. Song-title girl. : IDA
10. Nightfall. : DARK
11. Biblical name. : ELDAD
12. Poetess Lizette. : REESE
13. Initials in TV. : CBS
15. Attracted. : DREW
20. Gadget for walkers. : PEDOMETER
22. Hill where "Bunker Hill" was fought. : BREEDS
24. Eileen, for example: Colloq. : SIS
26. Large bird. : IBIS
27. ___ a one. : NARY
28. Sir, in Malaya. : TUAN
29. The same. : IDEM
31. FDR's hobby. : STAMPS
34. Door sign. : PUSH
35. Foes of the Tigers. : ELIS
36. Sen. Bible's home town. : RENO
37. Observed. : SEEN
39. Alps of winter Olympic games. : DOLOMITE
42. Britain's fliers. : RAF
43. Pleasantness. : AMENITY
46. Sedative. : OPIATE
47. Actress Raines. : ELLA
48. Reluctant. : LOATH
49. Ipso ___. : FACTO
51. 100, 220, 440, etc. : RACES
54. Stream crossing. : FORD
56. Electrified bus. : TRAM
57. Clear and bright. : FINE
58. Gaze. : PEER
59. ___ longa, vita brevis. : ARS
61. Chip stone. : NIG
63. Sister. : NUN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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