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Harold T. Bers
Harold T. Bers

SCIENTIFIC REPORT

New York Times, Sunday, December 3, 1950

Author:
Harold T. Bers
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 64, Avg Word Len: 5.46, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 545 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 134, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 42
Harold T. Bers has 138 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
PS notes: Original 10-Down clue had "O'Keefe's"; changed to "O'Keeffe's."
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 532
Across
1. Chairman of the Joint Congressional A. E. C. : MCMAHON
8. Subject of U. S. Government booklet. : ABOMB
13. Drive away again. : RECHASE
20. Amatory compositions. : EROTICA
21. More insidious. : SLIER
22. Served. : AVAILED
23. Syllabic sounds. : SONANTS
24. Roman dictator. : SULLA
25. Hag. : BELDAME
26. Headline initials. : HST
27. Burro baskets. : DOSSERS
29. Early job of Sir Joseph Porter, K. C. B. : CLERK
31. Coptos god. : MIN
32. Half: Prefix. : SEMI
34. Affectations. : AIRS
35. Wainscot. : CEIL
36. Spoon: Obs. : SPON
38. Alms box. : ARCA
39. Group of admirers. : CULT
40. How witches were tried. : ORDEAL
42. Mild oath. : EGAD
44. Unrefined. : COARSE
46. The beat. : TEMPO
48. Behindhand. : DILATORY
50. Military objectives. : TARGETS
52. Fooled. : DUPED
54. Whence came the good man in Luke. : SAMARIA
55. 4,900 acres in N. Y. C. : IDLEWILD
57. Arizona land form. : MESAS
59. Scored, in pinochle. : MELDED
60. Bear: Sp. : OSO
61. Cliffs. : SCARS
63. Harold Urey's type of physics. : NUCLEAR
65. Cloak and Dagger boys. : OSS
66. Domineeringly. : ROUGHSHOD
68. Tough, elastic wood. : ASH
71. Rename. : RETITLE
73. Goaded. : EGGED
76. Describing Abner. : LIL
79. Solid alcohol. : STERIN
81. "Long ___," Green Mountain feature. : TRAIL
83. Spaghetti's made of it. : SEMOLINA
85. Abalones. : SEAEARS
87. Copywriter. : ADMAN
89. Frequent events in Latin America. : REVOLTS
90. Wraps. : ENVELOPS
92. Disband troops. : DEMOB
94. Knots again. : RETIES
95. Symbols of Christmas. : TOYS
96. What the days are growing. : LONGER
98. Motherless calf. : DOGY
100. Japanese monastery. : TERA
101. Girl's nickname. : GWEN
103. Ex-manager Johnny ___ of baseball. : NEUN
104. Part of a bomb. : FUSE
105. Type box. : FONT
106. Pewter coin. : TRA
107. Where Mt. Nevada is. : ANDES
109. Moodier. : SULKIER
111. "___ Corbies." : TWA
113. Emus, ostriches, etc. : RATITAE
115. Star in Virgo. : SPICA
117. Bernarr Macfadden's defunct tabloid. : GRAPHIC
119. Drive. : OPERATE
120. Black pool ball. : EIGHT
121. New member. : ENTRANT
122. Slaves. : THRALLS
123. Agog. : TENSE
124. Cobbles. : RESOLES
Down
1. Chicken wire. : MESH
2. World-shaking Operation. : CROSSROADS
3. Famous ballet company. : MONTECARLO
4. Indonesian. : ATA
5. Indian language. : HINDI
6. Eight: Pre. : OCTO
7. Capital of the Bahamas. : NASSAU
8. Maintained. : ASSERTED
9. Carbon copy defects. : BLURS
10. Georgia O'Keeffe's works. : OILS
11. Crooner Tormé. : MEL
12. Got up courage. : BRACED
13. He wrote "Pantagruel." : RABELAIS
14. Invariably. : EVER
15. Makes tight against leakage. : CALKS
16. Cached. : HID
17. Where the first atom bomb was exploded. : ALAMOGORDO
18. Educational institutions. : SEMINARIES
19. ___ Musee. : EDEN
28. River deposit. : SILT
30. Perjured. : LIED
33. Mrs. Champion. : MARGE
35. Rich man. : CROESUS
37. Put forth flowers. : PETAL
38. Legal action. : ACTIO
39. Whale-like. : CETIC
40. Noted physicist, in charge at Los Alamos, 1945. : OPPENHEIMER
41. Camel's cousin. : LLAMA
43. Pairs. : DYADS
45. Bastes. : SEWS
47. Mamma. : MUM
49. Bitters: Fr. : AMER
51. Splash: Dial. : SLART
53. Well-known hat designer. : DACHE
56. Dieu et mon ___. : DROIT
58. Trudges through mud. : SLOGS
62. Brahman aphorism. : SUTRA
64. Lumbering machine. : EDGER
67. Please. : GLADDEN
68. Resource. : ASSET
69. What a secretary must do. : STENOGRAPH
70. Ingredient of the atom bomb. : HEAVYWATER
71. Silver coin of Persia. : RIAL
72. Matriculate. : ENROL
74. Abrasive. : EMERY
75. Symbol of peace. : DOVE
76. Former Atomic Energy chief. : LILIENTHAL
77. Enmesh. : INTERTWINE
78. Objective of Chinese Reds: Var. : LASSA
80. Dodger star. : REESE
82. Take a powder. : LAM
84. Forerunner of bingo. : LOTTO
86. Metrical feet. : SPONDEES
88. Become knotty. : NODULATE
91. Snicker ___. : SNEE
93. Thicket. : BOSK
97. Part of a glove. : GUSSET
99. German physicist, inventor of cosmic-ray detector. : GEIGER
102. Where Zululand is. : NATAL
104. A-Bomb spy. : FUCHS
105. College clubs. : FRATS
106. Literal translation. : TROT
108. ___ League: Abbr. : NATL
109. Gesture. : SIGN
110. Irish lake. : ERNE
112. Vaudeville turns. : ACTS
114. Novelist Wolfert. : IRA
116. Kind of layer cake. : PIE
118. Snead or Hogan. : PRO

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 34 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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