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Harold T. Bers
Harold T. Bers

New York Times, Monday, July 27, 1959

Author:
Harold T. Bers
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, 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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Impose, as a tax. : LEVY
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___ la vista! : HASTA
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Babylonian god of wind and storm. : ADAD
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Corn lily. : IXIA
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Name for ancient Troy. : ILIUM
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To see: Fr. : VOIR
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Worry: Colloq. : STEW
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Mountain ridge cut by Delaware Water Gap. : KITTATINNY
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Custodians, as of funds. : TRUSTEES
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Does a double take. : REACTS
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Band instrument, for short. : SAX
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Samovar. : URN
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Color slightly. : TINT
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Elevator cages. : CARS
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One hazard for a matelot. : MALDEMER
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Jack London's boat. : SNARK
34
Signals. : CALLS
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Native of: Suffix. : OTE
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"What a piece of ___ is a man!" : WORK
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Tourist city in Mexico. : TAXCO
38
Broadway group. : ANTA
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Kind of brake. : AIR
40
Gallico's Mrs. ___. : ARRIS
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Equip. : FITUP
42
City near Los Angeles. : GLENDALE
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Eight furlongs. : MILE
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Medley. : OLIO
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Player on a team. : MAN
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Rank above captain: Abbr. : MAJ
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Free from obstruction. : UNSTOP
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White Mountain peak. : BALDFACE
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Island off Martha's Vineyard. : NOMANSLAND
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___ and crafts. : ARTS
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Paris house of fashion. : DIOR
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Ghostly. : EERIE
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Ananias' specialty. : LIES
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Bacchanal. : ORGY
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Protagonist of "Paradise Lost." : SATAN
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Vein of ore. : LODE
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Rosters. : LISTS
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Kind of screen player. : EXTRA
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New Orleans tourist mecca. : VIEUXCARRE
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Deviates from course: Naut. : YAWS
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Campers on the go. : HIKERS
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Foreign. : ALIEN
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Is in session. : SITS
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Impatient exclamation. : TUT
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Panhandle city. : AMARILLO
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Flay a plane. : AVIATE
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Therefore: Fr. : DONC
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Contraction of "are not," "am not," etc. : AINT
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Prohibitionists. : DRYS
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Ministers to. : TENDS
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Ottoman. : TURK
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Powders: Colloq. : TALCS
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Well-known vessel of gopher wood. : ARK
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Diminutive of a man's name. : MAXIE
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Hill overlooking Rome. : MONTEMARIO
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Famous last words. : ETTU
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Harvest. : REAP
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Booty: Slang. : SWAG
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Waste, as of wool or silk. : NOIL
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Gian ___ Menotti. : CARLO
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Gads about: Colloq. : TRAIPSES
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Feel poorly. : AIL
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Famous Berlin hostelry. : ADLON
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Happen on. : FIND
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Official who certifies deeds, etc. : NOTARY
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Boston suburb. : MALDEN
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Frenzy. : MANIA
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Impersonated. : ACTED
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One of the Jameses. : JESSE
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Cancel. : UNDO
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Black: Fr. : NOIR
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Atmospheric problem. : SMOG
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Bret Maverick's brother. : BART
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Season. : FALL
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Meadow. : LEA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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