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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
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,944
Across Down
1. ___ Pompilius, legendary king. : NUMA
5. Small fish. : SMELT
10. Pack away. : STOW
14. Russian city. : OREL
15. Synagogue scroll. : TORAH
16. The sun: Comb. form. : HELI
17. The advertising business. : MADISONAVE
19. Wave: Fr. : ONDE
20. Blackbird. : ANI
21. French Co. : CIE
22. Adaptor of "New Girl in Town." : ABBOTT
24. Cockney and others. : DIALECTS
27. 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
1. 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
12. Long-term employe. : OLDTIMER
13. ___ geht's? (how goes it?): Ger. : WIE
18. Part of an opera. : SCENA
23. "Wayward" verhicle. : BUS
25. Ex-Yankee pitcher. : LOPAT
26. Nonmoving parts. : STATORS
28. Road covering. : TAR
31. Kitchen item. : OVEN
34. Car tryouts. : ROADTESTS
35. TV sleuth. : KANE
36. Kilns. : OASTS
37. The Theatre. : BROADWAY
38. La Guardia transient. : AIRLINER
41. Compass point. : WNW
43. Musical piece. : MOTET
45. Principally: Abbr. : ESP
47. Entertain. : REGALE
48. Countess in "Twelfth Night." : OLIVIA
49. Icy nights. : SLEETS
51. Will Rogers prop. : LASSO
53. Obvious. : OVERT
54. The End. : FINIS
56. Collect. : REAP
59. Total: Abbr. : AMT
61. Sight: Fr. : VUE
62. 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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