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Harold T. Bers
Harold T. Bers

New York Times, Saturday, July 20, 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: 284 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
Harold T. Bers has 138 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,944
Across
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___ Pompilius, legendary king. : NUMA
5
Small fish. : SMELT
10
Pack away. : STOW
14
Russian city. : OREL
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Synagogue scroll. : TORAH
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The sun: Comb. form. : HELI
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The advertising business. : MADISONAVE
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Wave: Fr. : ONDE
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Blackbird. : ANI
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French Co. : CIE
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Adaptor of "New Girl in Town." : ABBOTT
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Cockney and others. : DIALECTS
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Be mightier at bat. : OUTHIT
29
Place for a soiree. : SALON
30
Drags. : TOWS
32
It made cigarette news in June: Abbr. : AMA
33
High society. : PARKAVE
36
Across the plate. : OVER
37
Cote call. : BAA
39
Show biz slang for a Western. : OATER
40
Air: Comb. form. : AER
41
Legal document. : WRIT
42
Authors whose names are unknown. : ANONYMS
44
Correlative. : NOR
45
German river. : EDER
46
Others: Sp. : OTROS
50
High finance. : WALLST
52
One technique of 17 Across. : SOFTSELL
55
First garment. : DIAPER
57
Compete. : VIE
58
Common Scottish verb. : GIE
59
Grain barbs. : AWNS
60
Ladies' garment business. : SEVENTHAVE
63
West, Clarke, Murray. : MAES
64
Bulls: Lat. : TAURI
65
Came to earth. : ALIT
66
Beginner. : TYRO
67
Barracudas. : SPETS
68
Certain votes. : YEAS
Down
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Transients. : NOMADS
2
Astronomy muse. : URANIA
3
Average. : MEDIAL
4
Islamic name. : ALI
5
Impassive person. : STOIC
6
French painter. : MONET
7
Time. : ERA
8
Mauna Loa output. : LAVA
9
The bottom of the ladder. : THEBOWERY
10
Take movies. : SHOOT
11
Hell's Kitchen. : TENTHAVE
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Long-term employe. : OLDTIMER
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___ geht's? (how goes it?): Ger. : WIE
18
Part of an opera. : SCENA
23
"Wayward" verhicle. : BUS
25
Ex-Yankee pitcher. : LOPAT
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Nonmoving parts. : STATORS
28
Road covering. : TAR
31
Kitchen item. : OVEN
34
Car tryouts. : ROADTESTS
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TV sleuth. : KANE
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Kilns. : OASTS
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The Theatre. : BROADWAY
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La Guardia transient. : AIRLINER
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Compass point. : WNW
43
Musical piece. : MOTET
45
Principally: Abbr. : ESP
47
Entertain. : REGALE
48
Countess in "Twelfth Night." : OLIVIA
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Icy nights. : SLEETS
51
Will Rogers prop. : LASSO
53
Obvious. : OVERT
54
The End. : FINIS
56
Collect. : REAP
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Total: Abbr. : AMT
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Sight: Fr. : VUE
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Secy. of State, 1898–1905. : HAY

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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