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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 Down
1. 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
87. Ice: Ger. : EIS
88. Popular comedian. : LAHR
89. Jones Beach attraction. : SURF
90. Former British cavalry. : YEOMANRY
92. Mean dwellings. : HUTS
93. He said "Sesame." : ALI
94. Mrs. Ronald Colman. : BENITA
96. Nappy leathers. : SUEDES
97. Great Negro family. : BANTU
98. The New ___. : YORKER
100. Varieties of a foodfish. : CODS
102. Coal region. : SAAR
103. Wet track specialist. : MUDDER
104. Vendor of houses. : AGENT
105. Works of a French impressionist. : MANETS
107. Works of Ibsen. : DRAMAS
109. Before. : ERE
110. Alleviater. : EASER
112. Margosa trees. : NEEMS
114. Hollywood's Audrey ___. : TOTTER
116. Window glass. : PANE
119. Bill Robinson's forte. : TAPDANCE
121. German feminine name. : LENI
122. Nitery. : CLUB
125. Hopelessly optimistic. : UTOPIAN
127. Senator Smith's home capital. : AUGUSTA
129. Resolve into elements. : ANALYSE
131. Oyster. : BIVALVE
132. Bartender's gadget. : BEERTAP
133. Slanders. : DEFAMES
134. Fore-and-aft sail. : SPANKER
135. Scene of Jeanne's greatness. : ORLEANS
136. Hunting dogs. : SETTERS
1. Eloquent U. K. man in the U. N. : JEBB
2. Jai ___. : ALAI
3. Southern Scottish County. : KIRKCUDBRIGHTSHIRE
4. Fall flower. : ASTER
5. Site of Sugar Loaf. : RIO
6. Miner's center in Nevada. : TONOPAH
7. What R.S.V.P calls for. : ANSWER
8. Diamond cups. : DOPS
9. River, 800 miles to Lake Balkhash. : ILI
10. Austrian measure. : LINIE
11. Fairer. : EVENER
12. Philip's girl in "Of Human Bondage." : MILDRED
13. Melodies: Eng. pl. : MELISMAS
14. Song. : ARIA
15. Iron Curtain country. : POLAND
16. Correct. : EMEND
17. Child's game. : TAG
18. Cutting. : SLICING
19. Duke of ___: Spanish general. : ALBA
20. Canasta play. : MELD
21. Court cry. : OYES
30. Fines. : ESTREATS
32. Eddie Leonard. : MINSTREL
35. To be: Latin. : ESSE
36. Perceive. : SENSE
38. Arikaras. : REES
39. Pencil's end. : ERASER
40. Used by Steichen. : CAMERA
42. Marmalade ingredient. : RINDS
44. Clumsier. : INEPTER
46. English pottery city. : NEWCASTLEUNDERLYME
47. Draw in. : INHALE
48. Puts away. : STORES
50. ___ de France. : ILE
52. Relief ace of "Whiz Kids." : KONSTANTY
54. Line. : ROW
56. Coins. : CENTS
57. Clever retorts. : REPARTEES
59. Anderson's "High ___" : TOR
62. Famed German painter. : DURER
63. Early Bette Davis picture. : DANGEROUS
65. Fourteen pounds. : STONE
67. Star in "Algiers." : BOYER
69. A rank. : TIER
70. Still picture. : SLIDE
72. Esopus content. : WATER
73. Indo-Chinese. : SHAN
74. Trite. : CORNY
76. Suave Mr. Webb. : CLIFTON
77. Bridge teams. : PAIRS
78. Region of SE Asia. : MALAYA
79. A parallel. : ANALOG
80. Seed-holding wall of a flower. : PERICARP
81. Create. : GENERATE
82. Group of puppies. : LITTER
83. Guarantee. : ASSURE
85. Innocent merriment. : FUN
86. Radiolocator. : RADAR
89. Indian weight. : SER
91. Fermented drinks. : MEADS
92. Owned. : HAD
94. Second brightest star. : BETA
95. Chancellor of Western Germany. : ADENAUER
97. Bad bridge hand. : BUST
99. Patella. : KNEEPAN
101. Yankee manager. : STENGEL
103. Wed., Thurs., or Sat. : MATINEE
105. Humbler. : MEANER
106. Fasten. : SECURE
108. Indestructible units. : MONADS
111. Musical staff. : STAVE
113. Luxembourg lady. : MESTA
115. Sparkle. : ECLAT
116. Popular resorts of the British. : PUBS
117. On your toes. : ATIP
118. One of Joe Louis' victims. : NOVA
120. Mountains in Togoland. : DABO
121. Times around. : LAPS
123. Utilizer. : USER
124. Mrs. Truman. : BESS
126. Same. : ILK
128. Sunburn. : TAN
130. Astern. : AFT

Answer summary: 15 unique to this puzzle, 33 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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