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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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Students & seniors
Across
1. Shoe leather. : CALF
5. Malayan term akin to "hog-wild." : AMOK
9. Bird of the bob white family. : COLIN
14. Hero of Conrad's "Victory." : AXEL
15. Before long. : SOON
16. Wipe clean. : ERASE
17. Rerun of live TV show. : KINESCOPE
19. Sock thread. : LISLE
20. Condition of being. : ESTATE
21. School unit. : SEMESTER
23. Nonsense: Slang. : BUNK
25. Kennedy-Ives Bill subject. : LABOR
26. Sent back : REMANDED
30. Classifications. : GENERA
33. "___ those present . . . " : AMONG
34. Blessings. : BOONS
36. But: Lat. : SED
37. Refer to. : CITE
38. A lily. : CALLA
39. Worked in the garden. : HOED
40. Samuel's mentor. : ELI
41. Round. : ORBED
42. Cut. : CARVE
43. Contrivance. : DEVICE
45. Gone. : DEPARTED
47. Chipped in. : ANTED
49. Author of "Atlas Shrugged." : RAND
50. Part of the profit picture. : NETSALES
53. Word common to O'Neill and Williams titles. : DESIRE
57. Negative particle. : ANION
58. First prize. : GOLDMEDAL
60. Mink item. : STOLE
61. Seed covering. : ARIL
62. Shutter's partner. : LENS
63. Whetstones. : HONES
64. Jumbo or colossal. : SIZE
65. Crimson ___. : LAKE
Down
1. Torte. : CAKE
2. Rome-Berlin ___. : AXIS
3. Afforded. : LENT
4. Plant of the aster family. : FLEABANE
5. Go up. : ASCEND
6. Sound from the herd. : MOO
7. Sorry!: Slang. : OOPS
8. Genuflect. : KNEEL
9. Island E. of Borneo. : CELEBES
10. Prayer. : ORISON
11. Final expedient. : LASTRESORT
12. Rouget de l'___. : ISLE
13. Poetic contraction. : NEER
18. Smarted. : STUNG
22. ___ cum laude. : MAGNA
24. Oriental dish. : KEBAB
26. Hurried. : RACED
27. Hero of "South Pacific." : EMILE
28. Why one does what one does. : MOTIVATION
29. Rationed (with "out"). : DOLED
31. Old-time official. : REEVE
32. Appended. : ADDED
35. Companion of wiser. : OLDER
38. Wickerwork basket. : CREEL
39. Descriptive of some TV commercials. : HARDSELL
41. Gasoline ratings. : OCTANES
42. Cave ___ (beware the dog): Lat. : CANEM
44. Shoe part. : INSOLE
46. Go wading. : PADDLE
48. Artist noted for pastels. : DEGAS
50. Famous Beau. : NASH
51. Within: Prefix. : ENTO
52. Spore cases. : SORI
54. New thought. : IDEA
55. High degree. : RANK
56. Other. : ELSE
59. Nickname for a queen. : LIZ

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

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