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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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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,901
Across
1. Point of land. : SPIT
5. Noisy exit. : SLAM
9. Public storehouse. : ETAPE
14. Zebulon ___, for whom a peak is named. : PIKE
15. Shakespearean schemer. : IAGO
16. Actress Sophia. : LOREN
17. Highest peak in W. Hemisphere. : ACONCAGUA
19. Go well together. : BLEND
20. Hilton "Harvest." : RANDOM
21. Pleads. : ENTREATS
23. Times of expectancy. : EVES
25. Robot play. : RUR
26. Where to find a cwm. : EVEREST
29. Porter song. : ROSALIE
33. Snatch. : NAB
34. Essential. : NEEDED
36. Law, in Judaism. : TORA
37. On the left. : APORT
39. Noun suffix. : ION
40. Stogie: Var. : SEGAR
41. Plant of the mustard family. : COLE
42. Deepest. : INMOST
44. An ocean: Abbr. : ATL
45. Knitted fabrics. : TRICOTS
47. Highest peak in U. S. : WHITNEY
49. A time. : ERA
50. Battle of the ___, 1798. : NILE
51. Highest peak in N. A. : MCKINLEY
56. Large bottle. : FLAGON
60. Still in the game. : ALIVE
61. Highest spot in Italy. : MONTEROSA
63. Not extreme. : SOBER
64. Je vous en ___ (I beg of you): Fr. : PRIE
65. Etats-___. : UNIS
66. Yarn. : STORY
67. ___ pearl. : SEED
68. Nuisance. : PEST
Down
1. Yard, boom or gaff. : SPAR
2. 12-point type. : PICA
3. Holy image. : IKON
4. Fitzgerald's "___ Is the Night." : TENDER
5. "Getting to Know You" children. : SIAMESE
6. Fall behind. : LAG
7. Chills. : AGUE
8. Lamentation. : MOAN
9. Highest peak in Europe. : ELBRUS
10. Abide. : TOLERATE
11. Sector. : AREA
12. Kind of house. : PENT
13. Leftovers. : ENDS
18. Miss Doolittle's "Garden." : COVENT
22. Walked. : TROD
24. Leo and Gertrude. : STEINS
26. Legislate. : ENACT
27. ___ trail. : VAPOR
28. Town near Salerno. : EBOLI
29. Fame. : RENOWN
30. Highest peak in Canada. : LOGAN
31. Enraged. : IRATE
32. Confederate general. : EARLY
35. Highest Alp entirely in Switzerland. : DOM
38. Catcher, in baseball. : RECEIVER
40. Quiet: Ger. : STILLE
42. Kind of type: Abbr. : ITAL
43. Veered. : SHIFTED
46. Hard to manage: Dial. : ORNERY
48. Rip apart. : TEARUP
51. Gather. : MASS
52. Coagulate. : CLOT
53. Highest peak in Africa. : KIBO
54. Kingdoms: Abbr. : EMPS
55. Olden days. : YORE
57. Left. : GONE
58. Medical suffix. : OSIS
59. Political cartoonist. : NAST
62. Never: Ger. : NIE

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

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