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Harold T. Bers
Harold T. Bers

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New York Times, Sunday, January 26, 1947

Author:
Harold T. Bers
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 83, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 657 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 146, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 59
Harold T. Bers has 138 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1947, The New York TimesNo. 259
Across
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Leon Blum's capital. : PARIS
6
Benes' capital. : PRAHA
11
Major sect of India. : HINDU
16
India's interim top man. : NEHRU
21
Trieste's northwest neighbor. : UDINE
22
Tito-ite. : YUGOSLAVIAN
24
___ Property Custodian. : ALIEN
25
India's monetary unit. : RUPEE
26
Inhabiting caves. : TROGLODYTIC
27
Sect represented in India's Interim Government. : PARSI
28
U. S. Attorney General. : CLARK
29
Crone. : HAG
30
Land's ___, Cornwall. : END
31
Perfect. : ALL
32
Govern. : STEER
33
Admiral who became Senator. : HART
34
Primitive native of Bengal. : KOL
35
Generated. : BEGOT
37
Adage. : SAW
39
Wings. : ALAE
40
Panay negrito. : ATI
41
Massachusetts cape. : ANN
42
Fretted. : REPINED
44
Pronoun. : SHE
46
Political credo. : ISM
47
Household receptacles. : SOAPDISHES
50
William Henry Harrison. : TIPPECANOE
53
George, Vyacheslav and ___. : ERNEST
54
Chooses. : OPTS
56
Florence's river. : ARNO
57
Falls into place. : ALIGNS
58
Varangians. : ROS
59
The world's style setters. : PARISIANS
61
"Refrain, audacious ___."—W. S. Gilbert. : TAR
62
Detest. : ABHOR
65
Court sessions. : ASSIZES
66
Letter. : ESS
68
Informs. : TELLS
72
Child's missile. : BEANBAG
74
Symbol of dawn. : DEW
75
Regular change in direction of an axis. : PRECESSION
77
Flight: Prefix. : AVI
78
Changes. : VARIES
81
Where GI's are studying. : VASSAR
82
Obsolete agency. : PWA
83
Niters. : SALTPETERS
86
Bog. : FEN
87
Redo walls. : REPAPER
90
Follow. : ENSUE
91
British West African village. : EDE
92
Londoner's week-end resort. : MARGATE
95
Tolerate. : ABIDE
96
Child's howl. : BAW
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Dogbanes. : OLEANDERS
100
Snooper. : SPY
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Soft Peruvian wool. : ALPACA
104
Skeezix's uncle. : WALT
105
Girl's name. : IRMA
106
It keeps faucets from dripping. : WASHER
110
Witty French statesman (1754–1838). : TALLEYRAND
112
A major English shipyard site. : MERSEYSIDE
114
One in gin rummy. : ACE
115
The nahoor. : SNA
116
One of a pair of loaded dice: Obs. : DEMIBAR
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Afternoon timeout for Englishmen. : TEA
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Wheel track. : RUT
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Good earth. : LOAM
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Uncle: Dial. : EME
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Caesar's nationality. : ROMAN
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Mastery. : ART
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Places. : LOCI
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Small star in The Fox and the Goose. : ANSER
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Exist. : ARE
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Successful show. : HIT
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Wine vessel. : AMA
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Composer of Gipsy Love. : LEHAR
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So. American dwarf cattle. : NIATA
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Controversial straits. : DARDANELLES
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Excited: Fr. : AGITE
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U. S. Chief Justice, 1836–64. : TANEY
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States solemnly. : ASSEVERATES
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Discourage. : DETER
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Sinuses. : ANTRA
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Darnel. : NEELE
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Reproduction cell of plants. : SPORE
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Slag. : DROSS
Down
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How Alaska was acquired from Russia. : PURCHASE
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Sycophant. : ADULATOR
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Living on the banks of a river. : RIPARIAN
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Lifeless. : INERT
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Search for. : SEEK
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Descendants of serpent slain by Apollo. : PYTHONS
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The "R" of R. F. D. : RURAL
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Atwitter. : AGOG
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Glutton. : HOG
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Dormant. : ASLEEP
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Dorothy Vernon of ___ Hall. : HADDON
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Eastern college league. : IVY
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Miss Naldi. : NITA
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Irish Parliaments. : DAILS
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Open. : UNCLASP
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Forty winks. : NAPS
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Village on the Tigris. : ELATA
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Stooge. : HIRELING
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Add more salt and pepper. : RESEASON
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One-tiered galleys. : UNIREMES
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Neck muscles. : LONGI
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Consolidates. : KNITS
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Straddles. : BESTRIDES
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Four: Comb. form. : TETRA
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World's most important crop. : WHEAT
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Condense and hold by surface adhesion. : ADSORB
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Meal: French. : REPAS
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Gustatorial gatherings. : DINNERS
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Coups. : ECLATS
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Mr. Argentina. : PERON
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Beer component. : HOPS
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Wild West law and order groups. : POSSES
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Buenos ___. : AIRES
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Glazes the surface. : SIZES
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Sloths. : AIS
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Stitch. : SEW
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Lower. : ABASE
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England's fiery Health Minister. : BEVAN
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Salutes. : HAILS
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Reddish red-yellow. : AGATE
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Cause heartquake. : SCARE
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Italian painter (1406–69). : LIPPI
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Mooed. : LOWED
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Inveigle. : SNARE
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Hail. : AVE
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All-"Aryan." : PANGERMAN
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Before. : ERE
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Bohemian dance. : REDOWA
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Recent applicant to U. N. : IRELAND
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Composer of Falstaff. : VERDI
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Shylock's friend. : TUBAL
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Between-war intervals. : PEACES
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Ardent partisan. : FAN
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Its juice is drunk on Broadway. : PAPAYA
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Bottomless gulf. : ABYSS
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Where wrestlers tangle. : MAT
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Weapon furnisher. : ARMER
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Nicholas II was the last. : TSAR
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Mad Anthony. : WAYNE
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Ruth ___, aviatrix. : ELDER
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What the British call dessert. : SWEET
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Milanion's bride. : ATALANTA
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Spartan. : LACONIAN
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Affable. : PLEASANT
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Noted naturalist of Japan. : HIROHITO
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What propaganda presumably does. : EDUCATES
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Pensioners. : RETIRERS
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Moslem Lent. : RAMADAN
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Street: German. : STRASSE
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California desert. : MOHAVE
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Secondary amine. : IMINE
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Hide softeners. : BATERS
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39.37 inches. : METER
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Wipe out. : ERASE
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Afghan bigwig. : AMEER
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St. ___, famous English horse race. : LEGER
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East India broadbill. : RAYA
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Celtic. : ERSE
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Palo ___, Hoover's home. : ALTO
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Star of Two Years Before the Mast. : LADD
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Where Dover is: Abbr. : DEL
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Once around. : LAP

Answer summary: 15 unique to this puzzle, 44 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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