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Harold T. Bers
Harold T. Bers

New York Times, Monday, September 2, 1957

Author:
Harold T. Bers
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.53, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { Q W Y }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 88, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Harold T. Bers has 138 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,988
Across
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About, used of dates. : CIRCA
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Body: Prefix. : SOMO
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___ moi (at home): Fr. : CHEZ
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Name for a movie house. : ODEON
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Journey. : TRIP
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Six: Prefix. : HEXA
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Original Charlie Chan. : OLAND
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Indian queen. : RANI
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Home of Hopis: Abbr. : ARIZ
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Unwelcome one. : PERSONANONGRATA
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Travel slowly. : TREK
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1/20th of a pahlavi. : RIAL
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Novel and Brando film. : DESIREE
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Kentucky ___. : COLONEL
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Incarnations. : AVATARS
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France of France. : ANATOLE
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Maître d'hôtel's concern. : MENU
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Government employee. : TMAN
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Roman magistrates: Var. : PRETORS
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Outdoor drama. : PAGEANT
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Endeavored. : STRIVEN
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Income source for children. : ERRANDS
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French river. : OISE
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___ cuique (to each his own): Lat. : SUUM
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New Canadian Prime Minister. : JOHNDIEFENBAKER
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Zone. : AREA
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Particles of sand. : GRIT
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Shade of blue. : SLATE
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Grow wearisome. : PALL
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Baby girl: Span. : NENA
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Western mountain range. : UINTA
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Trees. : ELMS
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Hindu titles. : SRIS
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Part of a posy. : PETAL
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Joint venture: Colloq. : COOP
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Between engagements. : IDLE
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"___ Window." : REAR
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Trumanesque walks. : CONSTITUTIONALS
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Pyrenees republic, pop. 6,000. : ANDORRA
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Lines of planking on a ship. : STRAKES
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City of Algeria. : ORAN
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Balearic island. : MINORCA
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Belief. : OPINION
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Capital of the Virgin Islands of the U. S. : CHARLOTTEAMALIE
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Juno. : HERA
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Play direction. : EXIT
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Biblical name. : ZAZA
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___-do-well. : NEER
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Festive. : GALA
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Moistens. : DAMPS
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Turn inside out. : EVERT
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Less foolish. : SANER
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"___ is an island . . . " : NOMAN
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Large ruminant. : ELAND
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Periods of fasting. : LENTS
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Roman poet. : OVID
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Bows out. : RESIGNS
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Derisive one. : SNEERER
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Money in Spain. : PESETAS
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___ for one's money. : ARUN
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Roots out by digging. : GRUBSUP
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Mock. : JAPE
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Not written. : ORAL
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Captain's post. : HELM
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Ended: Fr. : FINI
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18th century philosopher. : KANT
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Diminutive of a girl's name. : ETTA
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Objectively so. : REAL

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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