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Harold T. Bers
Harold T. Bers

New York Times, Saturday, January 6, 1951

Author:
Harold T. Bers
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 26, Avg Word Len: 5.69, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 96, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 20
Harold T. Bers has 138 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 566
Across
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Historic meeting place near Berlin. : POTSDAM
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Wales' second city. : SWANSEA
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First name of "Penguin Island" author. : ANATOLE
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Square sails. : LATEENS
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Illustrator famed for beautiful women. : LAGATTA
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Gets one's bearings. : ORIENTS
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Self. : EGO
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Helmets for G. I.'s. : TINHATS
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Cornish town prefix. : TRE
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Close ranks. : SERRY
25
Sawbucks. : TENS
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Prejudice. : BIAS
27
Sequoia, for instance. : TREE
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Actor. : MIME
29
British machine guns (coined from Brno and Enfield). : BRENS
30
Famous mother-in-law. : NAOMI
32
Sleeplike state of a medium. : TRANCE
33
Current best seller with move background. : THEDISENCHANTED
37
Word found on most scales. : HONEST
38
Popular Continental hotel name. : GRAND
39
___ nous. : ENTRE
40
Ruth's sultanate. : SWAT
41
They slither into N. Y.'s water system. : EELS
45
Keats wrote them. : ODES
46
Sammy Kaye motion. : SWAY
47
Subject of recent biography: first name. : ERNIE
48
Noted financial rater. : DUN
49
Kittenish. : PLAYFUL
51
Political initials famous since 1880. : GOP
52
European bunting. : ORTOLAN
54
Hoagy Carmichael's state. : INDIANA
56
Noted Scottish painter. : RAEBURN
57
His homers beat the Yanks in 1922. : STENGEL
58
Plays which help to put runners out. : ASSISTS
59
Stingers. : HORNETS
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Faintest. : PALEST
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Catapult of ancient wars. : ONAGER
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India's great poet. : TAGORE
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Santa: Abbr. : STA
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Miss Lamour. : DOTTY
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High: Prefix. : ALTI
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In the interval. : MEANTIME
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London Square in Chelsea. : SLOANE
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Not caused by toads. : WARTS
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Monkshood. : ATIS
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Indicating one's maiden name. : NEE
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Discerning. : SENTIENT
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Coming on stage. : ENTRANCE
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Estimated the amount of. : ASSESSED
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"Papa" of the novelists. : HEMINGWAY
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Gives. : RENDERS
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Cattle marker. : BRANDER
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Majority. : MOST
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Breakfast food. : BRAN
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Comfort: Fr. : AISE
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Pronoun. : THAT
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Irene Dunne movie, "___ Goes Wild." : THEODORA
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Tegucigalpa is its capital. : HONDURAS
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International agreements. : ENTENTES
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Junior lobster. : CRAYFISH
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Proust's "___ Way." : SWANNS
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Become involved. : ENGAGE
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Princeling of beasts. : LIONET
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Parts of flowers. : SEPALS
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Splash: Dial. : SLART
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Senior. : ELDER
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___ fours. : PLUS
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Preposition. : UNTO
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Japanese kimono sash. : OBI
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Tabard or Wayside. : INN

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 17 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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