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Harold T. Bers
Harold T. Bers

New York Times, Saturday, June 6, 1959

Author:
Harold T. Bers
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Harold T. Bers has 138 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,613
Across
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Member of a wedding. : BESTMAN
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Discolored. : STAINED
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Recent bridegroom. : AKIHITO
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"Wizard of Oz" beginning. : TORNADO
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Blessing. : BENISON
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Is present at. : ATTENDS
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Sharpness. : EDGE
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French civic official. : MAIRE
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Bahamian islands. : CAYS
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Invent. : FEIGN
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Wire measure. : MIL
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Certain recordings. : LPS
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Hound's pick-up. : SCENT
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King of Greek legend. : MIDAS
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Glossy black cloth. : ALPACA
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Part of a mine drainage system. : SUMPPUMP
40
Oozing. : SEEPAGE
42
Brendan Behan: "___ Boy." : BORSTAL
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Food fish. : SNAPPERS
45
Sawlike mountain ridge. : SIERRA
46
Veteran movie comedian. : OAKIE
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The man who carried the message to Garcia. : ROWAN
49
At the age of: Abbr. : AET
50
Recipe verb. : ADD
52
Tittles. : WHITS
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Dell. : GLEN
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Like old Norse poetry. : RUNIC
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Port of Hawaii. : HILO
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Routes of the jets. : AIRWAYS
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Workman who shifts from job to job. : FLOATER
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Sea mammal. : MANATEE
68
Coming by chance. : FALLING
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Orisons. : PRAYERS
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Man to tell blarney to. : SWEENEY
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Naïve person. : BABE
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Supplemented (with "out"). : EKED
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Carol. : SING
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Footpad. : THIEF
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Wrong: Prefix. : MIS
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1945 onward. : ATOMICAGE
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Immaturity. : NONAGE
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Regulus. : STAR
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Indian emblem. : TOTEM
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Cunning. : ART
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Having one's luster dimmed. : INECLIPSE
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The Darlings' dog. : NANA
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Whirl. : EDDY
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Bed or bunk: Brit slang. : DOSS
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Motel alternatives. : INNS
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Got loose. : ESCAPED
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Fix indelibly. : IMPRINT
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Rope. : LASSO
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Full assemblies. : PLENA
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Say a few words. : SPEAK
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Three-passenger vessel of rhyme. : TUB
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Recent Brazilian president. : DUTRA
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To love: Lat. : AMARE
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Part of a chair. : SPLAT
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Road to Rome. : APPIANWAY
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Hebrew ethic. : MOSAICLAW
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"To ___ is human." : ERR
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Seeded. : SOWN
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Strikes out: Slang. : WHIFFS
51
Household appliance. : DRYER
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Fine-grained rock. : SHALE
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Umbrella. : GAMP
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Misleader. : LIAR
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___ Berger. : ERNA
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Applications. : USES
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Plan of a journey: Abbr. : ITIN
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Smooth, in phonetics. : LENE
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Carousal. : ORGY
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Dined. : ATE
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Suffix in chemistry. : OLE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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