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Harold T. Bers
Harold T. Bers

New York Times, Monday, August 4, 1958

Author:
Harold T. Bers
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, 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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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,324
Across
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Antlered animal. : STAG
5
Eager. : AVID
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Swollen. : TUMID
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Picturesque Italian port, S E of Genoa. : PORTOFINO
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Anguish. : AGONY
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Where the Rijks Museum is. : AMSTERDAM
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Velvety fabric. : PANNE
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Small weight of China. : HAO
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Aphrodite's mother. : DIONE
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The opposition. : ANTIS
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Hostelries. : INNS
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Top. : CREST
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Decibels: Abbr. : DBS
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Macaw. : ARA
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Picturesque Italian town, S E of Naples. : AMALFI
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Leisurely walk. : AMBLE
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Stopoff on the Gold Coast. : ACCRA
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Jeanne d'___. : ARC
39
Abbreviated man's name. : HAR
40
Tourist spot on Lake Maggiore. : LOCARNO
42
Born: Fr. : NEE
43
Old French coin. : ECU
44
Things on a list. : ITEMS
45
Tour de France, Grand Prix, etc. : RACES
47
N. A. vacationland. : MEXICO
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Be the victor. : WIN
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Unter ___ Linden. : DEN
51
Master, in India. : SWAMI
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Slight. : SLIM
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Closes: Theatrical slang. : FOLDS
61
Was told. : HEARD
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Former economic agency. : ECA
64
Fiord. : INLET
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Colorful spot in Irish Sea. : ISLEOFMAN
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Colorful Tuscan city. : SIENA
68
A high spot in Paris. : NOTREDAME
69
Not thought out. : HASTY
70
Bad Nauheim, Vichy, etc.. : SPAS
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Sussex and Westchester towns. : RYES
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Algerian cavalryman. : SPAHI
2
Man ___. : TOMAN
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Crime of fire setting. : ARSON
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Drops: Lat. abbr. used in pharmacy. : GTT
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Where Tangier is. : AFRICA
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King of Hollywood. : VIDOR
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Silly . : INANE
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High points of St. Peter. : DOMES
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Mulberry bark. : TAPA
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Kenya's neighbor. : UGANDA
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High point in France. : MONTBLANC
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Irish isle immortalized by Yeats. : INNISFREE
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Eosin, aniline, etc. : DYES
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Noted English dictionary: Abbr. : OED
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___ soda. : SAL
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Mountain lake. : TARN
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Something from the past. : RELIC
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New Zealander. : MAORI
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Cools. : ICES
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Throat-clearing sound. : AHEM
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Where Salonika is. : MACEDONIA
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The way they spell it at the Fair. : BRUXELLES
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Card. : ACE
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Cambridge's river. : CAM
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Credits: Abbr. : CRS
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Indians. : OTOS
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Solution: Abbr. : ANS
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Start a paragraph : INDENT
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Electricians. : WIRERS
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Evergreen shrubs like furze or gorse. : WHINS
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B.vC. story teller. : AESOP
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Mediterranean stopoff. : MALTA
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Air Force general. : LEMAY
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What "veni" means. : ICAME
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Mops of hair. : MANES
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Bouillabaisse item. : FISH
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Visit. : STAY
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Mate of 1 Across. : DOE
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Presidential initials. : FDR

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

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