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Harold T. Bers
Harold T. Bers

New York Times, Thursday, June 30, 1955

Author: Harold T. Bers
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
Harold T. Bers has 138 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
PS notes: Original 1-Down had "Lagend"; corrected this to "Legend."
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,193
Across Down
1. ___ de France. : ILE
4. Greek letter. : ETA
7. His trial is subject of "Inherit the Wind." : SCOPES
13. Cruise stop. : CARACAS
15. Took an oath. : SWORETO
16. Exhibits. : EVINCES
17. Greek poetess. : CORINNA
18. Precursor of the movie palace. : NICKELODEON
20. Pile. : NAP
21. Fresh-water duck. : TEAL
22. Suggested abode for Ophelia. : NUNNERY
24. Capital. : ESTATE
27. Wooden pin. : DOWEL
30. Authority. : ROD
33. Tasting of cereal. : OATY
34. Require. : OBLIGE
35. Expert in gastronomy. : EPICURE
37. Fragrant yellow flower. : FREESIA
38. Makes a civilian of a soldier. : DEMOBS
39. Riverboat cargo. : BALE
40. Squiggly mark. : ESS
41. Scent: Fr. : ODEUR
42. Woes. : GRIEFS
44. Not one or the other. : NEITHER
46. Cleopatra's maid. : IRAS
50. "___ not love you, Dr. Fell." : IDO
52. Officers' area on board. : QUARTERDECK
55. Swallows up. : DEVOURS
57. Try to outdo. : EMULATE
58. Rhenium or Rhodium. : ELEMENT
59. Symbol of banishment. : SIBERIA
60. Parcels out. : ALLOTS
61. 3 points in Rugby. : TRY
62. Epigram. : MOT
1. Legend on a stamp. : ICENT
2. "C'est ___!" : LAVIE
3. Violinist Morini. : ERICA
4. Behold: Latin. : ECCE
5. Chinese money. : TAEL
6. Correspond in sound. : ASSONATE
7. Maidenly prerogative in the '90s. : SWOON
8. Delicatessen specialty. : CORNEDBEEF
9. Mouth: Comb. form. : ORI
10. What bargain-hunters are. : PENNYWISE
11. Peak in Sicily. : ETNA
12. Household necessity. : SOAP
14. Joint. : ANKLE
15. Locale. : SCENE
19. Respect. : DUTY
23. Juliet or Candida. : ROLE
25. Fancy nickname. : SOUBRIQUET
26. Fo'c'sle folk. : TARS
28. Protection. : EGIS
29. Meadows. : LEAS
30. Make over. : REDO
31. Unclosed: Poet. : OPED
32. A Nick Carter. : DIMENOVEL
34. Crest fillet. : ORLE
36. Fad creator of the '20s. : COUE
37. Impartial trial. : FAIRTEST
39. Famed rabbit. : BRER
42. Ghostlike: Arch. : GHAST
43. Move as through a crowd. : SIDLE
45. What directional signals are for. : TURNS
47. Remilitarize. : REARM
48. Legal right: Lat. : ACTIO
49. English philologist. : SKEAT
50. Mild brainstorm. : IDEA
51. The farmer's home. : DELL
53. Eastern VIP. : EMIR
54. Color. : RUBY
56. Shoulder: Prefix. : OMO

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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