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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
Harold T. Bers has 138 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 3,000

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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
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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
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Grain: Fr. : BLE
22
With decimal point moved once. : TENFOLD
25
Reading ___. : GAOL
26
Mother of Reuben. : LEAH
27
Walk. : PACE
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Arthur's middle name. : ALAN
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Gossip: Slang. : CHINWAG
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Sky: Fr. : CIEL
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Pudding starch. : SAGO
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Airplane stunts. : NOSEDIVES
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Thicken. : CLOT
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Novelist Ferber. : EDNA
38
Mah Jongg piece. : TILE
39
Spike. : TINE
41
Spiced ale. : WASSAIL
44
Broadway spectacle. : LIGHTS
45
Fair friend: Fr. : BELAMI
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Cape Verde port. : DAKAR
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Marketplace. : AGORA
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Popular bandleader. : LOPEZ
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Expression of surprise. : WOW
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Increased: Dial. : EKED
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Eight men. : CREW
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Get together. : MEET
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Big boats. : ARKS
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Follower of printemps. : ETE
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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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