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Harold T. Bers
Harold T. Bers

New York Times, Saturday, September 14, 1957

Author:
Harold T. Bers
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 4.75, Missing: { Q U X }, Scrabble score: 330 (avg 1.74)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 3,000
Across
1. Parlor piece. : SOFA
5. Much of Mongolia. : GOBI
9. Pants for suburbanites. : JEANS
14. Land south of the Caspian. : IRAN
15. Mister Wister. : OWEN
16. Apportion. : ALLOT
17. Calisthenics : BACKBENDS
19. Money in Poland. : ZLOTY
20. Fishing leaders. : SNELLS
21. ___ bath. : SITZ
23. Brooder. : HEN
24. Poe's Annabel. : LEE
25. Late Gallic litterateur. : GIDE
26. Bail. : LADE
27. Receipt stamp. : PAID
29. Inflection in tone. : CADENCE
31. Nickname in 1936 campaign. : ALF
32. Brogan. : SHOE
33. Ring bestower. : FIANCE
37. Marsh plant. : CATTAIL
39. Slight footing. : TOEHOLD
40. Navy man. : ENSIGN
41. Determine. : WILL
42. Boy. : SON
43. Southern Scottish. : LOWLAND
45. Greek letter. : BETA
46. Smith and ___. : DALE
49. Ease: Fr. : AISE
50. United. : WED
51. Long ___. : AGO
52. Contents of one basket. : EGGS
53. State in Mexico on the Pacific. : COLIMA
56. 1/100 ruble. : KOPEK
58. Curl maker. : HAIRWAVER
60. Ridge. : ARETE
61. Ground swell. : TIDE
62. Patient and mild. : MEEK
63. Demolished. : RAZED
64. Behind the times. : SLOW
65. Followers of: Suffix. : ISTS
Down
1. Relatives. : SIBS
2. Algerian port. : ORAN
3. Minor car model changes, in Detroit parlance. : FACELIFTS
4. Walked: Slang. : ANKLED
5. Runs. : GOES
6. Admit. : OWN
7. Kind of manner. : BEDSIDE
8. Kind of track. : INSIDE
9. Phenomenon of the 1920's. : JAZZ
10. House addition. : ELL
11. Salutation with leis. : ALOHA
12. Observed. : NOTED
13. Songwriter Jule ___. : STYNE
18. Grain: Fr. : BLE
22. With decimal point moved once. : TENFOLD
25. Reading ___. : GAOL
26. Mother of Reuben. : LEAH
27. Walk. : PACE
28. Arthur's middle name. : ALAN
29. Gossip: Slang. : CHINWAG
30. Sky: Fr. : CIEL
32. Pudding starch. : SAGO
34. Airplane stunts. : NOSEDIVES
35. Thicken. : CLOT
36. Novelist Ferber. : EDNA
38. Mah Jongg piece. : TILE
39. Spike. : TINE
41. Spiced ale. : WASSAIL
44. Broadway spectacle. : LIGHTS
45. Fair friend: Fr. : BELAMI
46. Cape Verde port. : DAKAR
47. Marketplace. : AGORA
48. Popular bandleader. : LOPEZ
50. Expression of surprise. : WOW
52. Increased: Dial. : EKED
53. Eight men. : CREW
54. Get together. : MEET
55. Big boats. : ARKS
57. Follower of printemps. : ETE
59. Phrase of agreement. : IDO

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

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