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Harold T. Bers
Harold T. Bers

New York Times, Wednesday, August 13, 1958

Author:
Harold T. Bers
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q W Y }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Harold T. Bers has 138 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,333
Across
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Shoe leather. : CALF
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Malayan term akin to "hog-wild." : AMOK
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Bird of the bob white family. : COLIN
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Hero of Conrad's "Victory." : AXEL
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Before long. : SOON
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Wipe clean. : ERASE
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Rerun of live TV show. : KINESCOPE
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Sock thread. : LISLE
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Condition of being. : ESTATE
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School unit. : SEMESTER
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Nonsense: Slang. : BUNK
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Kennedy-Ives Bill subject. : LABOR
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Sent back : REMANDED
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Classifications. : GENERA
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"___ those present . . . " : AMONG
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Blessings. : BOONS
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But: Lat. : SED
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Refer to. : CITE
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A lily. : CALLA
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Worked in the garden. : HOED
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Samuel's mentor. : ELI
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Round. : ORBED
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Cut. : CARVE
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Contrivance. : DEVICE
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Gone. : DEPARTED
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Chipped in. : ANTED
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Author of "Atlas Shrugged." : RAND
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Part of the profit picture. : NETSALES
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Word common to O'Neill and Williams titles. : DESIRE
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Negative particle. : ANION
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First prize. : GOLDMEDAL
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Mink item. : STOLE
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Seed covering. : ARIL
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Shutter's partner. : LENS
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Whetstones. : HONES
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Jumbo or colossal. : SIZE
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Crimson ___. : LAKE
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Torte. : CAKE
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Rome-Berlin ___. : AXIS
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Afforded. : LENT
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Plant of the aster family. : FLEABANE
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Go up. : ASCEND
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Sound from the herd. : MOO
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Sorry!: Slang. : OOPS
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Genuflect. : KNEEL
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Island E. of Borneo. : CELEBES
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Prayer. : ORISON
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Final expedient. : LASTRESORT
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Rouget de l'___. : ISLE
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Poetic contraction. : NEER
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Smarted. : STUNG
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___ cum laude. : MAGNA
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Oriental dish. : KEBAB
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Hurried. : RACED
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Hero of "South Pacific." : EMILE
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Why one does what one does. : MOTIVATION
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Rationed (with "out"). : DOLED
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Old-time official. : REEVE
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Appended. : ADDED
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Companion of wiser. : OLDER
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Wickerwork basket. : CREEL
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Descriptive of some TV commercials. : HARDSELL
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Gasoline ratings. : OCTANES
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Cave ___ (beware the dog): Lat. : CANEM
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Shoe part. : INSOLE
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Go wading. : PADDLE
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Artist noted for pastels. : DEGAS
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Famous Beau. : NASH
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Within: Prefix. : ENTO
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Spore cases. : SORI
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New thought. : IDEA
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High degree. : RANK
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Other. : ELSE
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Nickname for a queen. : LIZ

Answer summary: 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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