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Harold T. Bers
Harold T. Bers

GOING PLACES

New York Times, Sunday, October 8, 1950

Author:
Harold T. Bers
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 164, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.57, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 667 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 163, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 48
Harold T. Bers has 138 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 476
Across
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Indonesian name of Batavia. : JAKARTA
8
Crossroads problem. : DILEMMA
15
Key Arctic port. : PETSAMO
22
Suppression of a vowel. : ELISION
23
English star now in Hollywood. : OLIVIER
24
Barnaby's godfather. : OMALLEY
25
Clara, Bruce, James. : BARTONS
26
Ex-ballplayer, now an ump. : PINELLI
27
Distinct to the eye. : LEGIBLE
28
Two-wheeler. : BIKE
29
Has creditors. : OWES
31
Trading ship of the 17th Century. : INDIAMAN
33
Unmannerly persons. : CADS
34
French pancakes. : CREPES
36
Wise men. : SEERS
37
Large lemur. : INDRI
39
Small shield. : ECU
41
Left Bank litterateur. : SARTRE
43
Cause to recall. : REMIND
45
Phillies' slugging star. : ENNIS
49
Easiest vegetable to grow. : RADISH
51
On which N. Y. Rangers perform. : RINK
53
In: French. : DANS
54
London shopping street. : REGENT
55
Walk casually. : AMBLE
56
Blue-penciler. : CENSOR
58
Bouts. : SETTOS
60
Kern song hit of the 20's. : WHO
61
State of autumn leaves. : SERE
62
Weakened. : DEADENED
64
Where the figurehead is. : PROW
65
Duel memento. : SCAR
66
Silkworm. : ERI
67
Rizzuto specialties. : BUNTS
68
Splash. : SPATTER
70
"Nor custom ___ her infinite variety." : STALE
71
Yellow-flowered weeds. : RAGWORTS
73
Kestrel: Var. : STANIEL
74
Cathedral precincts. : CLOSES
75
She was a great "Victoria." : HAYES
76
War horse. : CHARGER
77
Kick after a touchdown. : POINT
78
Greene's "Heart of the ___." : MATTER
80
Emile De Becque's occupation. : PLANTER
81
One man vs. organized baseball. : GARDELLA
84
Goose. : ANSER
85
One who makes a misleading move. : FEINTER
86
Queen: Fr. : REINE
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Ice: Ger. : EIS
88
Popular comedian. : LAHR
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Jones Beach attraction. : SURF
90
Former British cavalry. : YEOMANRY
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Mean dwellings. : HUTS
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He said "Sesame." : ALI
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Mrs. Ronald Colman. : BENITA
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Nappy leathers. : SUEDES
97
Great Negro family. : BANTU
98
The New ___. : YORKER
100
Varieties of a foodfish. : CODS
102
Coal region. : SAAR
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Wet track specialist. : MUDDER
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Vendor of houses. : AGENT
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Works of a French impressionist. : MANETS
107
Works of Ibsen. : DRAMAS
109
Before. : ERE
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Alleviater. : EASER
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Margosa trees. : NEEMS
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Hollywood's Audrey ___. : TOTTER
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Window glass. : PANE
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Bill Robinson's forte. : TAPDANCE
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German feminine name. : LENI
122
Nitery. : CLUB
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Hopelessly optimistic. : UTOPIAN
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Senator Smith's home capital. : AUGUSTA
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Resolve into elements. : ANALYSE
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Oyster. : BIVALVE
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Bartender's gadget. : BEERTAP
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Slanders. : DEFAMES
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Fore-and-aft sail. : SPANKER
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Scene of Jeanne's greatness. : ORLEANS
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Hunting dogs. : SETTERS
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Eloquent U. K. man in the U. N. : JEBB
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Jai ___. : ALAI
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Southern Scottish County. : KIRKCUDBRIGHTSHIRE
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Fall flower. : ASTER
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Site of Sugar Loaf. : RIO
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Miner's center in Nevada. : TONOPAH
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What R.S.V.P calls for. : ANSWER
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Diamond cups. : DOPS
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River, 800 miles to Lake Balkhash. : ILI
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Austrian measure. : LINIE
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Fairer. : EVENER
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Philip's girl in "Of Human Bondage." : MILDRED
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Melodies: Eng. pl. : MELISMAS
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Song. : ARIA
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Iron Curtain country. : POLAND
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Correct. : EMEND
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Child's game. : TAG
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Cutting. : SLICING
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Duke of ___: Spanish general. : ALBA
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Canasta play. : MELD
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Court cry. : OYES
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Fines. : ESTREATS
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Eddie Leonard. : MINSTREL
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To be: Latin. : ESSE
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Perceive. : SENSE
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Arikaras. : REES
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Pencil's end. : ERASER
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Used by Steichen. : CAMERA
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Marmalade ingredient. : RINDS
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Clumsier. : INEPTER
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English pottery city. : NEWCASTLEUNDERLYME
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Draw in. : INHALE
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Puts away. : STORES
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___ de France. : ILE
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Relief ace of "Whiz Kids." : KONSTANTY
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Line. : ROW
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Coins. : CENTS
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Clever retorts. : REPARTEES
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Anderson's "High ___" : TOR
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Famed German painter. : DURER
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Early Bette Davis picture. : DANGEROUS
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Fourteen pounds. : STONE
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Star in "Algiers." : BOYER
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A rank. : TIER
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Still picture. : SLIDE
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Esopus content. : WATER
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Indo-Chinese. : SHAN
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Trite. : CORNY
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Suave Mr. Webb. : CLIFTON
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Bridge teams. : PAIRS
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Region of SE Asia. : MALAYA
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A parallel. : ANALOG
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Seed-holding wall of a flower. : PERICARP
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Create. : GENERATE
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Group of puppies. : LITTER
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Guarantee. : ASSURE
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Innocent merriment. : FUN
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Radiolocator. : RADAR
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Indian weight. : SER
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Fermented drinks. : MEADS
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Owned. : HAD
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Second brightest star. : BETA
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Chancellor of Western Germany. : ADENAUER
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Bad bridge hand. : BUST
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Patella. : KNEEPAN
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Yankee manager. : STENGEL
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Wed., Thurs., or Sat. : MATINEE
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Humbler. : MEANER
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Fasten. : SECURE
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Indestructible units. : MONADS
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Musical staff. : STAVE
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Luxembourg lady. : MESTA
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Sparkle. : ECLAT
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Popular resorts of the British. : PUBS
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On your toes. : ATIP
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One of Joe Louis' victims. : NOVA
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Mountains in Togoland. : DABO
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Times around. : LAPS
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Utilizer. : USER
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Mrs. Truman. : BESS
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Same. : ILK
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Sunburn. : TAN
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Astern. : AFT

Answer summary: 14 unique to this puzzle, 34 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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