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Harold T. Bers
Harold T. Bers

New York Times, Friday, June 7, 1957

Author:
Harold T. Bers
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Harold T. Bers has 138 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Point of land. : SPIT
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Noisy exit. : SLAM
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Public storehouse. : ETAPE
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Zebulon ___, for whom a peak is named. : PIKE
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Shakespearean schemer. : IAGO
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Actress Sophia. : LOREN
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Highest peak in W. Hemisphere. : ACONCAGUA
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Go well together. : BLEND
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Hilton "Harvest." : RANDOM
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Pleads. : ENTREATS
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Times of expectancy. : EVES
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Robot play. : RUR
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Where to find a cwm. : EVEREST
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Porter song. : ROSALIE
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Snatch. : NAB
34
Essential. : NEEDED
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Law, in Judaism. : TORA
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On the left. : APORT
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Noun suffix. : ION
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Stogie: Var. : SEGAR
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Plant of the mustard family. : COLE
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Deepest. : INMOST
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An ocean: Abbr. : ATL
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Knitted fabrics. : TRICOTS
47
Highest peak in U. S. : WHITNEY
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A time. : ERA
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Battle of the ___, 1798. : NILE
51
Highest peak in N. A. : MCKINLEY
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Large bottle. : FLAGON
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Still in the game. : ALIVE
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Highest spot in Italy. : MONTEROSA
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Not extreme. : SOBER
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Je vous en ___ (I beg of you): Fr. : PRIE
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Etats-___. : UNIS
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Yarn. : STORY
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___ pearl. : SEED
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Nuisance. : PEST
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Yard, boom or gaff. : SPAR
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12-point type. : PICA
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Holy image. : IKON
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Fitzgerald's "___ Is the Night." : TENDER
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"Getting to Know You" children. : SIAMESE
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Fall behind. : LAG
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Chills. : AGUE
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Lamentation. : MOAN
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Highest peak in Europe. : ELBRUS
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Abide. : TOLERATE
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Sector. : AREA
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Kind of house. : PENT
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Leftovers. : ENDS
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Miss Doolittle's "Garden." : COVENT
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Walked. : TROD
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Leo and Gertrude. : STEINS
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Legislate. : ENACT
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___ trail. : VAPOR
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Town near Salerno. : EBOLI
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Fame. : RENOWN
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Highest peak in Canada. : LOGAN
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Enraged. : IRATE
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Confederate general. : EARLY
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Highest Alp entirely in Switzerland. : DOM
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Catcher, in baseball. : RECEIVER
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Quiet: Ger. : STILLE
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Kind of type: Abbr. : ITAL
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Veered. : SHIFTED
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Hard to manage: Dial. : ORNERY
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Rip apart. : TEARUP
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Gather. : MASS
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Coagulate. : CLOT
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Highest peak in Africa. : KIBO
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Kingdoms: Abbr. : EMPS
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Olden days. : YORE
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Left. : GONE
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Medical suffix. : OSIS
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Political cartoonist. : NAST
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Never: Ger. : NIE

Answer summary: 6 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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