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Harold T. Bers
Harold T. Bers

THE OLD AND THE NEW

New York Times, Sunday, December 30, 1951

Author:
Harold T. Bers
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.37, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 644 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 155, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 37
Harold T. Bers has 138 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 924
Across
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Native of Attu. : ALEUT
6
Discomfit. : ABASH
11
She sings "All's right with the world." : PIPPA
16
They have "gently smiling jaws." : CROCS
21
Actress Signe. : HASSO
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Girl's name. : TONIA
23
4th-Century Christian. : ARIAN
24
Theatrical offering. : REVUE
25
Credo of the gentleman from Wisconsin. : MCCARTHYISM
27
He's on leave to play in Davis Cup match. : TONYTRABERT
29
Greek vowel. : ETA
30
Garden frame. : TRELLIS
31
"Nye" is short for it. : ANEURIN
32
Contents of a chignon. : RAT
33
Field Marshal in World War II. : DILL
35
Arrow poison. : INEE
36
Sleuth: Slang. : TEC
38
British blackmarketeer. : SPIV
39
Fruit cake ingredient. : DATE
40
Agnes or Lew. : AYRES
42
Painter of ballerinas. : DEGAS
44
"Cheesebox on a raft." : MONITOR
46
King Baudouin's mother. : ASTRID
48
Where things are tough for Britain. : CAIRO
50
Pianissimo. : PPP
53
Ships. : LINERS
54
Person of fortitude. : STOIC
55
Storm preceder. : CALM
56
Outcry. : SCREAMING
59
Liberty's light. : TORCH
60
Setting about. : ONSET
62
A cheer: Var. : HURRA
63
Scrivener, 6th century B. C. : AESOP
67
Peruvian. : INCA
68
Where Zeno lectured, whence 54 Across. : STOA
69
Convicted N. Y. gambler. : ERICKSON
72
Dream: Fr. : REVE
73
Islands south of the Gilberts. : ELLICE
75
Colorful East Indians. : BALINESE
77
Non-DeValera Ireland. : ULSTER
79
Milkfish. : AWA
80
Mr. Timberlane. : CASS
82
Tablelands. : MESAS
83
Miami's county. : DADE
85
Three: Prefix. : TRI
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Late great tenor. : TAUBER
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Mockery. : TRAVESTY
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Nuts. : BETELS
93
German girl's name. : ILSE
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Tooth-saving chemical. : FLUORINE
96
Freeman Gosden. : AMOS
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Network. : RETE
100
Beseech. : PLEAD
102
Members of the opposition. : ANTIS
103
Yellow-centered flower. : ASTER
105
Upright type. : ROMAN
106
Moved to a new home. : RESETTLED
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Maidstone's county. : KENT
110
Author of "Awake and Sing." : ODETS
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Infancy. : CRADLE
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Where Breslau is: Abbr. : SIL
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Licorice-like flavor. : ANISE
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21 shillings. : GUINEA
118
Uncovers. : REVEALS
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Eight. : OCTAD
122
Hollywood's George ___. : BRENT
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Eager. : AVID
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Start of the entrechat. : LEAP
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Tinker's dam. : RAP
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Bewildered. : ASEA
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River landing place, in India. : GHAT
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An educational group: Abbr. : NEA
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Girl's name. : BERNICE
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Sinless. : ANGELIC
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Where Mt. Hood is: Abbr. : ORE
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Period between kings. : INTERREGNUM
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Sorting, Riksdag or Knesset. : LEGISLATURE
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Place in 6 Down. : AGORA
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Clean: Fr. : NETTE
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Indian corn. : MAIZE
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He plays Rommel. : MASON
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He directed "Quo Vadis." : LEROY
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Medicinal plants. : ALOES
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Dutch painter (1626–79.) : STEEN
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Beaver skins. : PLEWS
Down
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Shah of Persia, 1909–25. : AHMED
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Milk: Comb. form. : LACTI
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Cost-of-living agreement. : ESCALATORCLAUSE
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Home of the Free. : USA
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Civil wrong. : TORT
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King Paul's capital. : ATHENS
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Former Democratic Chairman. : BOYLE
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Cronish. : ANILE
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What they say in Spain. : SISI
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Popular pet. : HAMSTER
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Former dollar of Portugal. : PATACA
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Mountains in Virginia. : IRON
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Timber trees. : PINES
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Foot the bill. : PAYUP
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Belfast's county. : ANTRIM
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Measure for herring. : CRAN
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Insurgent: Colloq. : REB
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Gourmandized. : OVERATE
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Museum man. : CURATOR
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Irish ___. : SETTERS
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Took a chance. : TRIED
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Rue opposite Tuileries. : RIVOLI
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Full of joyous emotions. : LYRICAL
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Conceits. : EGOS
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Very good things, in H. S. T.'s vocabulary. : DINGERS
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She played Mme. President. : RICH
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Phone booth necessity. : DIME
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Trimmest. : SPRUCEST
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Caravel of 1492. : NINA
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Italian city. : ASTI
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Famous sobriquet. : STONEWALL
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Arma virumque ___. : CANO
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Winning horse of 1941–42. : ALSAB
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Makes coffee. : PERKS
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Took apart a sentence. : PARSED
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Sheep shelters. : COTES
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Where Formosa is. : CHINASEA
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He covets Formosa. : MAO
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Transmit by video. : TELEVISE
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Henry Street or Hull. : SETTLEMENTHOUSE
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Exaggerate. : OVERSTATE
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Fairy. : PERI
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Runner for a sideboard. : SCARF
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Up. : RISEN
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Artist's subjects. : NUDES
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"Rocks." : ICE
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Pride of the Panhandle. : AMARILLO
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Hindrance. : LET
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On the very end. : ATIP
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Circus gyrations. : STUNTS
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Cut short. : ABORT
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Describing a sideshow lady. : BEARDED
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Island near Timor. : ROTTI
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Penn Yan's county, N. Y. : YATES
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Wearing away. : ERODING
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New Guinea port. : LAE
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First word on the wall. : MENE
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Britain's USO. : ENSA
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Mazo ___ Roche. : DELA
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___ Row. : SKID
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Man about town. : ROUE
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Retailer. : SELLER
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The facts. : DATA
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Of the skull. : CRANIAL
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Sir Richard Grenville's ship. : REVENGE
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One of Gen. LeMay's men. : AVIATOR
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Fire bombs used in Korea. : NAPALMS
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Galahad's quest. : GRAIL
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Miss Blandish. : SERENA
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Liqueurs. : CREMES
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German camp. : BELSEN
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Financer of a musical. : ANGEL
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Calico horse. : PINTO
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Student at Texas A. & M. : AGGIE
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Nab. : SEIZE
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Symbol of Cupid. : ARROW
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Adolescence. : TEENS
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Harsh cry. : BRAY
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Dainty. : CUTE
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Tasteful. : NEAT
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Father of "All-American." : CAMP
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Cockney's brave man. : ERO
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Hindu cymbals. : TAL

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 29 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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