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Harold T. Bers
Harold T. Bers

New York Times, Saturday, June 19, 1954

Author:
Harold T. Bers
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 28, Avg Word Len: 5.63, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
Harold T. Bers has 138 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,817
Across
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Absolutely certain. : DEADSURE
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Medicinal plant. : IPECAC
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Owned. : ADMITTED
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Town near Rome. : TIVOLI
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Popular pianist. : LIBERACE
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Reparations. : AMENDS
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Victor Emmanuel's queen. : ELENA
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Old-womanish. : ANILE
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Tub. : VAT
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European. : SERBIAN
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World: It. : MONDO
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Part of a foot or shoe. : INSTEP
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Tenth President. : TYLER
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Foxiest. : SLIEST
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Determined. : RESOLUTE
37
Founder of a state. : PENN
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Tennyson's Irish heroine. : ISOLT
40
Sun disk. : ATEN
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Poetic feet. : ANAPESTS
43
Man's name. : ERNEST
45
"Eine Kleine ___ Musik." : NACHT
46
Feeling felt by Miss Otis. : REGRET
48
Slightly tarnished profits. : LUCRE
50
Dull. : UNSHARP
54
Oriental title. : AGA
56
She wrote "Fashion Is Spinach." : HAWES
58
Promising performer. : COMER
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Fruit cake ingredient. : RAISIN
61
Natives of Imphal. : ASSAMESE
63
Making well. : CURING
64
Does over the garden. : REPLANTS
65
Arctic vehicle. : SLEDGE
66
Emphasizes. : STRESSES
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Valleys. : DALES
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Roman official. : EDILE
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The middle traffic light. : AMBER
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Another name for the history books. : DIENBIENPHU
5
Melodies. : STRAINS
6
Miss Hagen. : UTA
7
Retract. : RECANT
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Conferee at Geneva. : EDEN
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Combining form for a European country. : ITALO
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Colorful part of antipasto. : PIMENTO
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Miss Brooks. : EVE
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Rolled together. : CONVOLUTE
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Mme. Frances ___. : ALDA
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Sacred chest. : CIST
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Force. : IMPEL
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Wines from Piedmont. : ASTIS
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Modern Welsh poet. : DYLANTHOMAS
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Eaten away. : EROSE
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Nous sommes, vous ___. : ETES
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Part of the overhead. : RENT
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Nine inches. : SPAN
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Girl in a song title. : LENA
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T. S. Eliot's leading lady. : INACLAIRE
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Forbidding. : STERN
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Scatter. : STREW
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Job at a photo-engraving plant. : ETCHING
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Advertisement reduced to smaller size. : RESCALE
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Part of a glove. : GUSSET
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Roam through an area. : RANGE
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Final words. : AMENS
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Remainder: Fr. : RESTE
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The Fourth Estate. : PRESS
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Parabolas. : ARCS
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Old name for France. : GAUL
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A big feature of little pitchers. : EARS
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Mr. Caesar. : SID
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Psychical research group. : SPR

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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