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Harold T. Bers
Harold T. Bers

New York Times, Wednesday, September 17, 1958

Author: Harold T. Bers
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 319 (avg 1.67)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
Harold T. Bers has 138 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
PS notes: Original 29-Down had "strategem"; corrected it to "stratagem." Original 40-Down had two underscores; removed one.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,368
Across Down
1. It follows Lundi. : MARDI
6. Parking place. : CURB
10. Gamecock's weapon. : SPUR
14. In the vicinity. : ABOUT
15. Water: Span. : AGUA
16. Hawaiian port. : HILO
17. Part of a locomotive. : COWCATCHER
19. Generations. : AGES
20. Seed covering. : HUSK
21. Appreciative sounds. : ANS
22. By name: Lat. : NOMINE
24. Prudent. : SAFE
26. Periander, Nero, etc. : TYRANTS
27. Gangster, Asiatic style. : DACOIT
30. Girl's name. : JOANNA
31. Audibly. : ALOUD
32. A predecessor of de Gaulle. : FAURE
33. Boy with "Great Expectations." : PIP
36. Subject of the Mock Turtle's song. : SOUP
37. Cha-cha instrument. : GOURD
38. Advance. : MOVE
39. Fowl. : HEN
40. Islands of Ireland. : ARANS
41. Card. : JOKER
42. Mexican fare. : TAMALE
44. Genuine. : HONEST
45. Kind of holiday. : BUSMANS
47. Father of "introvert," "extrovert." : JUNG
48. Close by. : ATHAND
49. Crone. : HAG
50. Bear: Ital. : ORSO
54. British gun. : STEN
55. Cousins of fall guys. : SCAPEGOATS
58. Cattail. : REED
59. Leak slowly. : OOZE
60. ___ Park, Colo. : ESTES
61. Harp: Ital. : ARPA
62. Negatives. : NOES
63. Social name in Washington. : MESTA
1. Unit of speed/sound ratio. : MACH
2. He awoke from a "dream of peace." : ABOU
3. Knitting units. : ROWS
4. Anything very easy. : DUCKSOUP
5. Diminutive suffix in Spanish names. : ITA
6. Hiding place. : CACNE
7. Grunts. : UGHS
8. ___ de Rivoli. : RUE
9. Habitat of farm animals. : BARNYARD
10. Medicine man of Asia. : SHAMAN
11. Blind purchase. : PIGINAPOKE
12. Full of: Suffix. : ULENT
13. Hybrid tea ___. : ROSES
18. Big name in Cincinnati. : TAFT
23. Normandy river. : ORNE
25. Foreign ___. : AID
26. City of Balzac's birth. : TOURS
27. Spirited quality. : DASH
28. Plant with useful juice. : ALOE
29. Use an insomniac's stratagem. : COUNTSHEEP
30. Yellow: Fr. : JAUNE
32. Young horses. : FOALS
34. Retiring Senator. : IVES
35. Forward. : PERT
37. Adlai in relation to Cleveland's V.P. : GRANDSON
38. Cobra adversary. : MONGOOSE
40. To ___ (everyone). : AMAN
41. Man's name. : JON
43. Character in "Private Lives." : AMANDA
44. Giant. : HUGE
45. Seaport in Iran. : BASRA
46. Complete. : UTTER
47. Jokes or jibes. : JAPES
49. Film. : HAZE
51. Desert ___. : RATS
52. Proof mark. : STET
53. Ancient mountain. : OSSA
56. Sound from the cote. : COO
57. Kind of muffin. : GEM

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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