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Harold T. Bers
Harold T. Bers

WHEN CROSSING CANADA

New York Times, Sunday, January 1, 1950

Author: Harold T. Bers
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 64, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 532 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 125, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 33 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Harold T. Bers has 138 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 412
Across Down
1. Weary Willie. : TRAMP
6. Unconvincing. : LAME
10. Autumnal quality. : SERE
14. Distressing sensation. : CREEP
19. Proportion. : RATIO
20. Canada's Governor General. : ALEXANDER
22. She fell from the golden-fleeced ram. : HELLE
23. Bedeck. : ADORN
24. Canada's eastern provinces. : MARITIMES
25. Robin ___. : ADAIR
26. Dr. DaFoe's nationality. : CANADIAN
28. Adriatic resort. : LIDO
29. Where MacKenzie King studied. : TORONTO
31. The "T" of DTs. : TREMENS
32. Reticent. : SILENT
34. Boston suburb. : MALDEN
35. Dexterity. : ART
36. He wrote "Abou Ben Adhem." : HUNT
37. Harangue. : TIRADE
39. Man's name. : IVOR
42. Krafft-___. : EBING
44. Ear part. : LOBE
45. Ink: French. : ENCRE
49. Competed. : RAN
50. Hambletonians. : TROTS
51. Funds. : MONIES
53. Sinew. : THEW
54. Inside the body. : INTERNAL
56. Meadow grass. : POA
57. Rara ___. : AVIS
59. Character in "Peer Gynt." : ASE
60. La ___, Milan's opera. : SCALA
61. Takes umbrage at. : RESENTS
64. Bivouacks. : ENCAMPS
66. Goosefoot plant. : ORACH
68. Gained. : REACHED
70. Scenic Quebec peninsula. : GASPE
71. Twenty-one shilling amounts. : GUINEAS
73. Goddess of wild nature. : ARTEMIS
75. Obsolete outer garment of fur. : PILCH
77. Miss Gardner. : AVA
78. Phlegmatic. : SLOW
80. Earth. : SOD
81. Free. : LIBERATE
83. Libraries do. : LEND
85. Silver king. : TARPON
87. Invaders of England, 5th Century. : JUTES
88. One who: Suffix. : IER
89. Malicious burning. : ARSON
91. Lunchtime. : NOON
92. Diplomatic missives. : NOTES
93. Open. : UNDO
94. Importance. : MOMENT
96. Chandra ___, Indian scientist. : BOSE
97. Color. : TAN
99. Stronghold near Manila. : CAVITE
102. Overshoe. : GALOSH
104. It washes 500 miles of Canada. : PACIFIC
108. Bowling balls are made of it. : EBONITE
110. Propensity. : BENT
111. Scene of Burgoyne defeat, 1777. : SARATOGA
112. French movie actor. : DALIO
113. Prime Minister of Canada. : STLAURENT
116. Small change in Belgrade. : DINAR
117. District of Yorkshire. : ESTON
118. Heraldic charges. : TRESSURES
119. Great god of Indo-Aryans. : INDRA
120. Resident fellows at Oxford. : DEANS
121. Cape Race is farthest point ___ on Newfoundland. : EAST
122. Miss Christians. : MADY
123. Largest known toads. : AGUAS
1. Treatise. : TRACT
2. Device for locating aircraft. : RADAR
3. Make up for. : ATONE
4. San Juan section. : MIRAMAR
5. Leading 3-year-old of 1949. : PONDER
6. Tibetan dignitaries. : LAMAS
7. Mr. Ladd. : ALAN
8. Sea: French. : MER
9. Ousting. : EXILING
10. Underhand: Slang. : SNIDE
11. Center of Canadian oil boom. : EDMONTON
12. Arikara. : REE
13. Formerly, formerly. : ERST
14. "The Game" problem. : CHARADE
15. Perfumed. : REDOLENT
16. Oxlike animal with twisted horns. : ELAND
17. Typewriter type. : ELITE
18. Dictator of Argentina. : PERON
21. Slanting. : ATILT
27. Resident doctor. : INTERN
30. Heavyweight Lee ___. : OMA
32. Days. : SUNS
33. Leg bone. : TIBIA
36. Schicklgruber. : HITLER
38. Forerunner of the sheriff. : REEVE
39. Discordant messenger of the gods. : IRIS
40. Canada's third city. : VANCOUVER
41. Citizens of Windsor, Toronto, Hamilton. : ONTARIANS
43. Its head was an Old English Yuletide dish. : BOAR
44. Detested. : LOATHED
46. Founder of Canada. : CHAMPLAIN
47. Observed. : RESPECTED
48. Sheep. : EWES
50. Marks. : TRACES
51. City in New Brunswick. : MONCTON
52. Carol. : SING
55. Sparkle. : ELAN
56. Canada's Minister of External Affairs. : PEARSON
58. Stems. : SCAPES
62. Beaufort ___, north of Yukon. : SEA
63. Son of Noah: Var. : SEM
65. Bible name. : ASIR
67. Stand. : HALT
69. Weaken. : DILUTE
71. Festive. : GALA
72. London museum. : SOANE
74. Scene. : SITE
76. Priestess of Venus. : HERO
79. Canada's Ambassador to U. S. : WRONG
82. Sprinkle with decorations. : BESTAR
84. Canada's status. : DOMINION
86. Drinks. : POTABLES
87. Kid. : JOSH
90. Knickknacks. : NOTIONS
92. Magic elixir. : NOSTRUM
93. Banding together. : UNITING
95. New York's opera. : MET
96. Extra money. : BONUS
98. Evangeline country. : ACADIA
99. Granted. : CEDED
100. Lower. : ABASE
101. Great Italian physicist. : VOLTA
103. Minimum. : LEAST
104. Fall guy: Slang. : PATSY
105. Blended subtly. : FONDU
106. Lower Nigerian tribesman. : IGARA
107. Indians of Ecuador. : CARAS
109. Noted Italian family. : ESTE
111. To prune: Scot. : SNED
114. Over; across: Prefix. : TRA
115. Period. : ERA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 29 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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