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Harold T. Bers
Harold T. Bers

New York Times, Friday, September 26, 1958

Author:
Harold T. Bers
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Harold T. Bers has 138 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

Original 14-Across had two underscores; removed one.

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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,377

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Across
1
Course. : ROAD
5
Minatory tooth. : FANG
9
Bright star in Virgo. : SPICA
14
Latch ___ (lay hold of): Dial. : ONTO
15
Utilizer. : USER
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Garment. : TUNIC
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Not the life of Riley. : ADOGSLIFE
19
Flustered. : UPSET
20
Hash. : MINCE
21
At a distance. : AFAR
23
"The Winter's ___." : TALE
24
Cooks. : STEAMS
26
Realtor's sign. : TOLET
28
South American port. : RIO
29
Caution. : ADMONISH
32
Jersey's Lee or Dix. : FORT
35
City SE of Delhi. : AGRA
37
Wager. : STAKE
38
World labor group. : ILO
39
Orchestrate. : ARRANGE
41
Kind of hat or horn. : TIN
42
Swiss ski resort. : DAVOS
44
Bacheller hero. : EBEN
45
Scout groups. : DENS
46
Shoot past the green. : OVERPLAY
48
Past. : AGO
50
Put in type again. : RESET
51
A side-to-side motion. : WIGGLE
55
Want ad items. : JOBS
57
Wine center in Italy. : ASTI
60
Rustic Romeo. : SWAIN
61
"Chew the scenery." : EMOTE
63
G.I. with a healthy appetite. : CHOWHOUND
65
Entryway. : FOYER
66
Egad, for instance. : OATH
67
A molding. : OGEE
68
Cavity: Anat. : FOSSA
69
Dog in "King Lear." : TRAY
70
Earl ___ Biggers. : DERR
Down
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Globe-trots. : ROAMS
2
They say: Fr. : ONDIT
3
___ time (formerly). : ATONE
4
Back-to-back vehicle. : DOGCART
5
Adjective suffix. : FUL
6
Edwin Booth's sister. : ASIA
7
Actress Hildegarde. : NEFF
8
Sizable dog. : GREATDANE
9
Man's nickname. : STU
10
Scout shelter. : PUPTENT
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Beyond gratification. : INSATIATE
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Heaven: Fr. : CIEL
13
Entr'___. : ACTE
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Not fully: Prefix. : SEMI
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Gypsy boy. : ROM
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Upward flight. : SOAR
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Miss. : LOSE
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"The Sheik of ___." : ARABY
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Outer layer. : SKIN
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Fowl. : HENS
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Dog. : FIDO
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Norse name. : OLAV
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Dick, Tom and Sam. : ROVERBOYS
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Variety of potato grown in Britain. : GREATSCOT
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Vipers. : ASPS
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Fret away. : GNAW
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Tragic figure in Greek myth. : ORESTES
45
Lovely spring bloom. : DOGWOOD
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Fanny Heaslip ___. : LEA
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Star of "Birth of a Nation." : GISH
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Distance between rails. : GAUGE
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Trans-Atlantic transportation. : LINER
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Terminator. : ENDER
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Ageless cartoon character. : JEFF
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Novel of 1847. : OMOO
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" . . . in them ___ hills." : THAR
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Jot. : IOTA
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Notable time. : ERA
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Four-year-old's query. : WHY

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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