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Harold T. Bers
Harold T. Bers

DESIGN FOR LIVING

New York Times, Sunday, July 10, 1960

Author:
Harold T. Bers
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.41, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 714 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 153, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 14, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 27
Harold T. Bers has 138 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,013
Across
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Author of "Work of Art." : LEWIS
6
Name from Bible days. : ABRAM
11
Bird's place. : ROOST
16
Hang cloth. : DRAPE
21
Guava. : ARACA
22
There!: Fr. : VOILA
23
Basis of feedback principle. : ERROR
24
Was juicy. : OOZED
25
Water color. : WASHDRAWING
27
Audience-getter. : DRAWINGCARD
29
To the ___ degree. : NTH
30
Social activities. : DATES
31
Nothing. : NIHIL
33
Miss Doolittle's origin. : COCKNEY
34
Himalayan state. : BHUTAN
36
Shades of brown. : PUCES
37
"___ Yesterday." : ONLY
38
Conqueror of West Rome, 476. : ODOACER
40
Site of Hercules' first labor. : NEMEA
41
Chilean concert pianist. : ARRAU
43
Life: Comb. form. : BIO
46
Rang. : PEALED
47
Go one better. : TOP
48
Art director's milieu. : DRAWINGBOARD
51
17th cen. English poet. : EARLE
52
Not permissive. : RIGID
54
Rose's County Kerry home. : TRALEE
55
Cigarfish. : SCAD
56
Type of painting. : NUDE
57
Move down a peg. : DEMOTE
58
Land ___! : SAKES
59
Dickens character. : SIKES
60
Relative of papier-mâché. : CARDBOARD
63
Very: Scot. : GEY
64
Goulash. : STEW
65
Where Wilt Chamberlain shines. : BACKBOARD
68
Intra-office mail. : MEMOS
70
Fine Italian marble. : CARRARA
73
Collection of wit. : ANA
74
Mr. Jones' niece. : ANNE
75
Hostage in Roman legend. : DAMON
76
Pat Dennis creation. : MAME
77
___ generis. : SUI
78
Whirls. : GYRATES
80
House room. : SALON
81
Rooftop haunter. : SUNBATHER
83
Headline name in 1857. : DRED
84
___ jongg. : MAH
85
Hangouts for habitués. : BACKROOMS
87
Pasternak. : BORIS
89
Greek who had a sea named for her. : HELLE
91
Saps. : DRAINS
92
Hero of "Green Mansions." : ABEL
96
Young Hassan. : ABOU
97
Girl of song. : SYLVIA
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Provides too much. : SATES
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Garment. : STOLE
100
Basic living need. : ROOMANDBOARD
103
___ Aviv. : TEL
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Antipasto item. : SALAMI
105
Not a Rep. : DEM
106
Japanese monasteries. : TERAS
107
Golf links machine. : MOWER
109
Short jackets. : BOLEROS
110
Song ending. : CODA
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Truman's birthplace. : LAMAR
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Depended. : RELIED
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Nickname. : AGNOMEN
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Inveigled. : LURED
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Greek astronomer, 432 B. C. : METON
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Type of post office: Abbr. : RPO
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Recoiling. : DRAWINGBACK
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Kind of comedy. : DRAWINGROOM
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___ out (deduces from info). : DOPES
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Uncanny. : EERIE
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Well thought of. : LIKED
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___ Militaire. : ECOLE
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Of dark complexion. : SWART
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Invited. : ASKED
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Poetic counterpart of 110 Across. : EPODE
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Man's name. : RAMON
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Sheer fabric. : LAWN
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Part of esse. : ERAT
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Bumpy kind of road. : WASHBOARD
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German pronoun. : ICH
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Opposite of a Pharisee. : SADDUCEE
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Incarnation. : AVATAR
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British novelist. : BOWEN
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New York City park. : RIIS
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River of North England. : ALN
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Lots of champagne. : MAGNUM
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Valentine symbols. : REDHEARTS
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Fragrant root. : ORRIS
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Exam. : ORAL
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Barnyard denizen. : SOW
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Cocked hats. : TRICORNES
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Westminster K. C., for example. : DOGCLUB
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Popular boxing nickname. : ROCKY
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Muezzin's call. : AZAN
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___ Marquette. : PERE
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Singer turned comedian. : EDDY
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Qualified. : RATED
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Immaturity. : NONAGE
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___ tea. : ICED
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Noted Indiana Representative. : HALLECK
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Spanish nickname. : PEPITA
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Liberal. : OPEN
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Ville ___ (watering place): Fr. : DEAU
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Worthless. : NOGOOD
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Comes to life. : AWAKES
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Dweller on Easy Street. : RILEY
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Aftermath. : BACKWASH
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"Dies ___." : IRAE
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Aqueduct calculation. : ODDS
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Tonal quality. : TIMBRE
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Region of Spain. : ARAGON
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Willow. : OSIER
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Fortifications. : REDANS
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Cutaneous. : DERMAL
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Went on monotonously. : DRONED
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Angler's milieu. : STREAM
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Lets up. : ABATES
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Disband troops: Brit. : DEMOB
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Namesakes of Helen Bannerman's hero. : SAMBOS
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Hunter's take. : BAG
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Some. : ANY
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Bridge player's milieu. : CARDROOM
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Univalent atoms. : MONADS
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Clerical decrees. : CANONS
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___ Royale. : RUE
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SAC's realm. : AIR
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Garden bloom. : DAHLIA
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Poetess Rukeyser. : MURIEL
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Suffix meaning "a place for." : ARIUM
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Bursts of cheers. : SALVOS
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Water strider. : SKATER
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Raw Chinese silk. : TSATLEE
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Memorable singer. : MELBA
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Phenomenon of Mauna Loa. : CRATER
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Shakespeare. : BARD
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Shawm. : OBOE
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Showy flower. : HYDRANGEA
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Set aside for special use. : EARMARKED
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Where the top brass meets. : BOARDROOM
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Sailors' saint. : ELMO
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Hilo survivor. : LEIS
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___'s Landing on the Hudson. : SNEDEN
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Creator of Zooey. : SALINGER
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Adherent of theory about the universe. : ATOMIST
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Object of D. C. refurbishing. : DOME
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Sage. : SOLON
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Duck's walk. : WADDLE
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Happen. : BETIDE
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Cringe. : COWER
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Dickens girl. : LUCIE
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Married again. : REWED
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Contributes. : ADDS
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Flourish. : GROW
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Valley in California. : NAPA
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Have fun. : LARK
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Large shark. : MAKO
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Ball game. : POLO
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Foreboding. : OMEN
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Egyptian god. : BES
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Irving character. : RIP
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High sign in N. Y. C. : RCA

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 16 debuted here and reused later, 13 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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