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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
1. About, used of dates. : CIRCA
6. Body: Prefix. : SOMO
10. ___ moi (at home): Fr. : CHEZ
14. Name for a movie house. : ODEON
15. Journey. : TRIP
16. Six: Prefix. : HEXA
17. Original Charlie Chan. : OLAND
18. Indian queen. : RANI
19. Home of Hopis: Abbr. : ARIZ
20. Unwelcome one. : PERSONANONGRATA
23. Travel slowly. : TREK
24. 1/20th of a pahlavi. : RIAL
25. Novel and Brando film. : DESIREE
28. Kentucky ___. : COLONEL
32. Incarnations. : AVATARS
33. France of France. : ANATOLE
34. Maître d'hôtel's concern. : MENU
35. Government employee. : TMAN
36. Roman magistrates: Var. : PRETORS
40. Outdoor drama. : PAGEANT
43. Endeavored. : STRIVEN
44. Income source for children. : ERRANDS
45. French river. : OISE
46. ___ cuique (to each his own): Lat. : SUUM
47. New Canadian Prime Minister. : JOHNDIEFENBAKER
54. Zone. : AREA
55. Particles of sand. : GRIT
56. Shade of blue. : SLATE
57. Grow wearisome. : PALL
58. Baby girl: Span. : NENA
59. Western mountain range. : UINTA
60. Trees. : ELMS
61. Hindu titles. : SRIS
62. Part of a posy. : PETAL
Down
1. Joint venture: Colloq. : COOP
2. Between engagements. : IDLE
3. "___ Window." : REAR
4. Trumanesque walks. : CONSTITUTIONALS
5. Pyrenees republic, pop. 6,000. : ANDORRA
6. Lines of planking on a ship. : STRAKES
7. City of Algeria. : ORAN
8. Balearic island. : MINORCA
9. Belief. : OPINION
10. Capital of the Virgin Islands of the U. S. : CHARLOTTEAMALIE
11. Juno. : HERA
12. Play direction. : EXIT
13. Biblical name. : ZAZA
21. ___-do-well. : NEER
22. Festive. : GALA
25. Moistens. : DAMPS
26. Turn inside out. : EVERT
27. Less foolish. : SANER
29. "___ is an island . . . " : NOMAN
30. Large ruminant. : ELAND
31. Periods of fasting. : LENTS
37. Roman poet. : OVID
38. Bows out. : RESIGNS
39. Derisive one. : SNEERER
40. Money in Spain. : PESETAS
41. ___ for one's money. : ARUN
42. Roots out by digging. : GRUBSUP
47. Mock. : JAPE
48. Not written. : ORAL
49. Captain's post. : HELM
50. Ended: Fr. : FINI
51. 18th century philosopher. : KANT
52. Diminutive of a girl's name. : ETTA
53. 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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