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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 Down
1. Member of a wedding. : BESTMAN
8. Discolored. : STAINED
15. Recent bridegroom. : AKIHITO
16. "Wizard of Oz" beginning. : TORNADO
17. Blessing. : BENISON
18. Is present at. : ATTENDS
19. Sharpness. : EDGE
20. French civic official. : MAIRE
22. Bahamian islands. : CAYS
23. Invent. : FEIGN
25. Wire measure. : MIL
27. Certain recordings. : LPS
30. Hound's pick-up. : SCENT
32. King of Greek legend. : MIDAS
36. Glossy black cloth. : ALPACA
38. Part of a mine drainage system. : SUMPPUMP
40. Oozing. : SEEPAGE
42. Brendan Behan: "___ Boy." : BORSTAL
43. Food fish. : SNAPPERS
45. Sawlike mountain ridge. : SIERRA
46. Veteran movie comedian. : OAKIE
47. The man who carried the message to Garcia. : ROWAN
49. At the age of: Abbr. : AET
50. Recipe verb. : ADD
52. Tittles. : WHITS
54. Dell. : GLEN
57. Like old Norse poetry. : RUNIC
59. Port of Hawaii. : HILO
63. Routes of the jets. : AIRWAYS
65. Workman who shifts from job to job. : FLOATER
67. Sea mammal. : MANATEE
68. Coming by chance. : FALLING
69. Orisons. : PRAYERS
70. Man to tell blarney to. : SWEENEY
1. Naïve person. : BABE
2. Supplemented (with "out"). : EKED
3. Carol. : SING
4. Footpad. : THIEF
5. Wrong: Prefix. : MIS
6. 1945 onward. : ATOMICAGE
7. Immaturity. : NONAGE
8. Regulus. : STAR
9. Indian emblem. : TOTEM
10. Cunning. : ART
11. Having one's luster dimmed. : INECLIPSE
12. The Darlings' dog. : NANA
13. Whirl. : EDDY
14. Bed or bunk: Brit slang. : DOSS
21. Motel alternatives. : INNS
24. Got loose. : ESCAPED
26. Fix indelibly. : IMPRINT
27. Rope. : LASSO
28. Full assemblies. : PLENA
29. Say a few words. : SPEAK
31. Three-passenger vessel of rhyme. : TUB
33. Recent Brazilian president. : DUTRA
34. To love: Lat. : AMARE
35. Part of a chair. : SPLAT
37. Road to Rome. : APPIANWAY
39. Hebrew ethic. : MOSAICLAW
41. "To ___ is human." : ERR
44. Seeded. : SOWN
48. Strikes out: Slang. : WHIFFS
51. Household appliance. : DRYER
53. Fine-grained rock. : SHALE
54. Umbrella. : GAMP
55. Misleader. : LIAR
56. ___ Berger. : ERNA
58. Applications. : USES
60. Plan of a journey: Abbr. : ITIN
61. Smooth, in phonetics. : LENE
62. Carousal. : ORGY
64. Dined. : ATE
66. 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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