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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

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Across
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"The morn, in russet ___ clad . . . " : MANTLE
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Trickier: Slang. : SNIDER
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Coarse tobacco. : CAPORAL
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Cycled. : PEDALED
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Take ___. : BYSTORM
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Prize bestower. : AWARDER
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Compass point. : SSE
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Circle parallel to the equator. : TROPIC
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Cheese: German. : KASE
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Unit of heat: Abbr. : BTU
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Slaughter in Kansas City. : ENOS
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Moisture. : DEW
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Very brave. : INTREPID
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Wrong: Prefix. : MIS
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Peasant: Ger. : BAUER
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Touts. : DOPESTERS
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"Dies ___, dies illa . . . " : IRAE
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Take exception. : DEMUR
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On the sheltered side. : ALEE
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Groups of symptoms. : SYNDROMES
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Ammonia derivative. : AMINE
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"My Gal ___." : SAL
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Submachine gun, familiarly nicknamed. : THOMPSON
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Santa Claus. : ELF
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Warning from the tee. : FORE
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Foot: Latin. : PES
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Fairly large cake. : LOAF
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Black-and-white swallow. : MARTIN
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Foreign policy group: Abbr. : FPA
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Expressing much in a few words. : LACONIC
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Benedict of '56. : RAINIER
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Opposite of contrite. : ATTRITE
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Makes harmonious. : ATTUNES
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Rustics: Colloq. : HODGES
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Major figure in N. J. : MEYNER
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Months. : MAYS
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Part of a church. : APSE
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"___ As a Stranger." : NOT
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Hambletonian entry. : TROTTER
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Lambaste. : LARRUP
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Saint of mystery ship light. : ELMO
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Where Toledo is. : SPAIN
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Johnny-come-lately. : NEWCOMER
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Song-title girl. : IDA
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Nightfall. : DARK
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Biblical name. : ELDAD
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Poetess Lizette. : REESE
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Initials in TV. : CBS
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Attracted. : DREW
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Gadget for walkers. : PEDOMETER
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Hill where "Bunker Hill" was fought. : BREEDS
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Eileen, for example: Colloq. : SIS
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Large bird. : IBIS
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___ a one. : NARY
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Sir, in Malaya. : TUAN
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The same. : IDEM
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FDR's hobby. : STAMPS
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Door sign. : PUSH
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Foes of the Tigers. : ELIS
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Sen. Bible's home town. : RENO
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Observed. : SEEN
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Alps of winter Olympic games. : DOLOMITE
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Britain's fliers. : RAF
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Pleasantness. : AMENITY
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Sedative. : OPIATE
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Actress Raines. : ELLA
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Reluctant. : LOATH
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Ipso ___. : FACTO
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100, 220, 440, etc. : RACES
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Stream crossing. : FORD
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Electrified bus. : TRAM
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Clear and bright. : FINE
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Gaze. : PEER
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___ longa, vita brevis. : ARS
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Chip stone. : NIG
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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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