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Harold T. Bers
Harold T. Bers

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New York Times, Sunday, November 20, 1949

Author:
Harold T. Bers
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 62, Avg Word Len: 5.34, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 551 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 136, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 49
Harold T. Bers has 138 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1949, The New York TimesNo. 406
Across
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Recent import from Argentina. : CANASTA
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Auto court. : MOTEL
13
Is germane. : RELATES
20
Former Louisiana Senator, succeeded by Russell Long. : OVERTON
21
Cockatoo. : ARARA
22
Urgent. : EXIGENT
23
Pitchmen. : HAWKERS
24
Nurses. : NANAS
25
Carmen ___. : MIRANDA
26
Tree. : ELM
27
Where Governor Dewey's farm is. : PAWLING
29
Behold!: Fr. : VOILA
31
Rounded cake or biscuit. : NUT
32
Off-Broadway tour. : ROAD
34
Obsolete German exclamation. : HEIL
35
Danish seaport. : ODENSE
37
Take on. : HIRE
38
Phillies' star. : ENNIS
40
Tangible. : REAL
42
Dark ___. : AGES
43
Airlike fluids. : GASES
44
Made a fuss over. : DOTED
46
Academy Award. : OSCAR
48
Hollywood's Johnson. : VAN
49
Roman magistrate. : PRAETOR
52
Bulfinch's subject. : MYTHS
53
Survive. : PERSIST
57
Proofs used for engraving: Colloq. : REPROS
58
Author of "A Visit From St. Nicholas." : MOORE
59
Belief. : CREDENCE
60
Unrequited lover of Narcissus. : ECHO
61
Father of Aesculapius. : APOLLO
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Cut of clothes. : DRAPE
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Goddess. : DEA
65
Building sites. : PLOTS
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Fulton's Folly. : STEAMBOAT
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"Blanche Neige et Les Sept ___." : NAINS
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Own: Scot. : AIN
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Large sea fish, highly colored. : OPAHS
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English beer. : BITTER
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Deserve: Slang. : RATE
77
Okays. : INITIALS
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Mail: Fr. : POSTE
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Christmas pie-eater. : HORNER
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Propriety. : DECORUM
83
He played the Tin Man in "Wizard of Oz." : HALEY
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Decapitates. : BEHEADS
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Pitcher Parnell. : MEL
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Heavy-faced type. : IONIC
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Joseph ___ Taylor. : DEEMS
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Incriminate. : BLAME
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Tropical hat. : TOPI
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Mountain pool. : TARN
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Genus of bacteria: Colloq. : STREP
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He wrote "Opera Guyed." : LEVY
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Surpass on stage. : OUTACT
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Blind. : SEEL
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Not concerted. : SOLO
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Suffix denoting tribe: Zool. : INI
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Like seaweed. : ALGAL
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Leftover. : RESIDUE
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House mouse genus. : MUS
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V. I. P. : NOTABLE
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Creator of Fort Penn and Grace Caldwell. : OHARA
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Butt in. : INTRUDE
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Outdoor cinema. : DRIVEIN
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Clamorous. : NOISY
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Singer. : CAROLER
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Bowed out. : SECEDED
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Heredity factors. : GENES
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Quakes. : TREMORS
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Stick together. : COHERE
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Song hit of 1921. : AVALON
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Noted English Cardinal, leader of Oxford Movement (1801–1890). : NEWMAN
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Object of a recent search. : ARK
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Riser and tread. : STEP
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Pentateuch. : TORAH
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Respondent. : ANSWERER
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Quezon City is its suburb. : MANILA
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Across from Cartagena. : ORAN
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Vernon Castle's specialty. : TANGO
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Notable time. : ERA
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Nevada separation center. : LASVEGAS
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Negligent. : REMISS
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Peter's status. : EXILE
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Italian coin. : LIRA
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Title of Rita's father-in-law. : AGA
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Gonzales' domain. : TENNIS
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Withstand. : ENDURE
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Amendment ratifiers. : STATES
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German song. : LIED
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Unique thing. : ONER
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French encyclopedist. : DIDEROT
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Well-known hat designer. : DACHE
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Merchant guild. : HANSE
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Hernando de ___. : SOTO
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Founder of the order of Jesuits, 1534. : LOYOLA
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Ex-diva, now in this country. : GARDEN
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Japanese school of painting. : TOSA
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Newsworthy volcanic island off Italy. : STROMBOLI
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Alben Barkley. : VEEP
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Not c.o.d. : PREPAID
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Lie down. : RECLINE
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Voiceless. : APHONIC
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Breakwaters. : MOLES
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Tell tales. : PRATE
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Governor Schricker's domain. : INDIANA
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Redolent. : SCENTED
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Ads calculated to arouse curiosity. : TEASERS
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Millers. : MOTHS
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Cradle for carrying glass. : CRATE
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Worshipful poem. : PSALM
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Balmy. : DOTTY
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Fashionable party. : SOIREE
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Cut in two. : BISECT
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FBI accomplishments. : ARRESTS
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Mythical lumberjack. : PAUL
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Korean President. : RHEE
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English GI. : TOMMY
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Part of the business cycle. : PANIC
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Electrical units. : OHMS
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Television hero. : HOPALONG
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Newly married man. : BENEDICT
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Jot. : IOTA
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Ein, zwei, ___. : DREI
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Duck-hunters' retreats. : BLINDS
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Beethoven overture. : LENORE
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Ancestral. : AVITIC
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Virtue: Ger. : TUGEND
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Evaluates. : ASSAYS
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President of U. N. General Assembly. : ROMULO
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Artful dodger. : ELUDER
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Tough questions. : POSERS
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Television dragon. : OLLIE
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Creator of Mr. Tutt. : TRAIN
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Orbed. : LUNAR
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Retired. : ABED
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Celtic. : ERSE
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Raison d'___. : ETRE
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Time for saying prayers. : AVE
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Tillage implement. : HOE
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Gypsy. : ROM

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 48 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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