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Harold T. Bers
Harold T. Bers

NAMES IN THE NEWS

New York Times, Sunday, October 16, 1949

Author:
Harold T. Bers
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.42, Missing: { X }, Scrabble score: 652 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 172, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 41
Harold T. Bers has 138 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1949, The New York TimesNo. 401
Across
1
Flamboyant middleweight. : GRAZIANO
9
Great literary figure (1843–1916). : JAMES
14
Controversial figure in music. : FLAGSTAD
22
Idol of Flatbush. : ROBINSON
23
Ten percenter. : AGENT
24
Mechanical advantage. : LEVERAGE
25
Doesn't vote. : ABSTAINS
26
Wilderness. : WASTE
27
Sixth Avenue's new name. : AMERICAS
28
Ten: Prefix. : DECA
29
Boy meets girl. : DATE
31
North ___. : STAR
32
Shop. : MART
33
Untanned calfskin. : KIP
34
Chemical suffix. : ASE
35
Evaluate. : REGARD
37
CAA's domain. : AIRWAYS
39
___-Japanese War. : SINO
40
Puccini opera. : TOSCA
42
Heron. : EGRET
44
Slender. : LEAN
45
Clement's righthand man. : ERNEST
47
Pulver's rank in "Mister Roberts." : ENSIGN
49
Ancient Greek. : EOLIC
51
Put things away. : TIDY
53
Lorenz and Teddy. : HARTS
54
Photo print: Colloq. : STAT
56
Author of "Oliver Wiswell." : ROBERTS
58
Pittsburgh atmosphere. : SMOG
60
Made shrill cry. : SQUEAKED
64
Describing a leaf in fall. : SERE
65
"Don't ___ on me." : TREAD
67
Goal of weekend golfers. : PAR
70
Ed Wynn joke. : PUN
71
Icy. : GELID
73
Soaks. : RETS
75
Ruse. : ARTIFICE
77
Insurance term. : RISK
79
"Citizen of the World." : DAVIS
81
Litters. : BIERS
83
Heaves. : SURGES
84
Locales. : AREAS
86
Congreve's era. : RESTORATION
89
Short expression of guiding principle. : MOTTO
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Stoneham-ites. : GIANTS
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Biblical name in Luke. : RHESA
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Employs. : HIRES
95
Dutch river. : WAAL
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Becomes bare: Rare. : UNLEAVES
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Electrical unit. : WATT
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Balancing artists. : SEALS
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Follower: Suffix. : ITE
103
Aurora. : EOS
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Break. : SEVER
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Ground man in RAF. : KIWI
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Spires. : STEEPLES
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Serf. : ESNE
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Issuing. : EMANANT
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Greek Juno. : HERA
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Corny. : TRITE
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Rockfish. : RENA
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A leading English cartoonist. : GILES
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Jeers. : TAUNTS
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Supplies with new soldiers. : REMANS
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Chow ___. : MEIN
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John ___ Garner. : NANCE
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New Supreme Court Justice. : CLARK
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Crossed by Hannibal. : ALPS
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Dressed up. : PREENED
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Bests. : WORSTS
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___-disant. : SOI
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Juvenile missile. : PEA
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Winged. : ALAR
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Praise. : LAUD
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Puerto ___. : RICO
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Short tail. : SCUT
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Showing off. : PARADING
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Russian union. : ARTEL
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What the Lincoln Memorial is. : MONUMENT
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Alienate. : ESTRANGE
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Gumption. : NERVE
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Sham. : PRETENCE
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Ran away. : DESERTED
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Outflow. : DRAIN
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"Father of the Bride" author. : STREETER
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Sorted according to size. : GRADATE
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Controversial baritone. : ROBESON
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Ear ailment. : ABSCESS
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Surviving member of Hapsburgs. : ZITA
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Star of "Biography." : INA
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Stage whisper. : ASIDE
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Minority. : NONAGE
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Theatre order. : ONSTAGE
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Part of the head. : JAW
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Turkish chiefs. : AGAS
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Minister to Luxembourg. : MESTA
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Necessitate. : ENTAIL
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Cartoonist Cliff ___, creator of Polly. : STERRETT
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Flemish style, in cookery. : FLAMAND
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Commanding general, U. S. Air Forces. : LEMAY
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Reluctant. : AVERSE
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Miss Lawrence. : GERT
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Indian title. : SRI
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Stickier. : TACKIER
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Anti. : AGAINST
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Autocrats. : DESPOTS
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Slip-up. : ERROR
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Rabble. : RAGTAG
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Birthplace of Apollo. : DELOS
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Blouse. : WAIST
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Stumbling block. : SNAG
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Six: Obs. : CISE
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Viewed from the Seven Hills. : TIBER
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Element No. 45. : RHODIUM
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Half of Mailer's book title. : NAKED
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Thinking. : CEREBRATING
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Belgian river. : YSER
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Of a tissue. : TELAR
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Network. : RETIA
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Picture borders. : MATS
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World War II admiral. : SPRAGUE
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Recent visitor from Philippines. : QUIRINO
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Opens. : UNSEALS
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Multiform. : DIVERSE
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Scratching birds. : RASORES
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Braid. : PIGTAIL
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Plastic. : ACETATE
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Repairs shoes. : RESOLES
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Menu item. : DISH
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New York's Mr. Low. : SETH
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Dutch wife. : FROW
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Orson Welles' Citizen. : KANE
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Fret. : STEW
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Philanthropist whose name is given to New York beach. : RIIS
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University of Pennsylvania president. : STASSEN
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Big Japanese city. : OSAKA
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Under: Poet. : NEATH
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Scandinavian name. : SVEN
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It doesn't stop the United States mail. : SLEET
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"Well, hardly ___."—Pinafore. : EVER
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He came from Hannibal, Mo. : TWAIN
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Glacial forms. : SERACS
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Girl's name. : RENEE
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Kin of one's spouse. : INLAW
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Creator of "Hugger Mugger." : PAUL
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Greek letters. : ETAS
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One of the Orkneys. : MAINLAND
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Tagliavini, for instance. : TENOR
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Cornered. : TRAPPED
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Authorized to use publicly. : RELEASE
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Tells. : IMPARTS
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Came out. : EMERGED
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Pinches pennies. : SCRIMPS
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Beginning to exist. : NASCENT
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Beat badly. : TROUNCE
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Skim, along water. : SKITTER
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First-aid appliance. : SPLINT
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Handler. : NEARER
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Motorcycle brigade. : ESCORT
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Earshot. : RANGE
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Recent visitor from Brazil. : DUTRA
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Bracer. : TONER
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Hebrew month. : ADAR
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Hindu mother goddess. : DEVI
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Merganser. : SMEE
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Land measure. : ARE
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Man's nickname : LEN
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Colorado reservationist. : UTE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 36 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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