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Harold T. Bers
Harold T. Bers

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New York Times, Sunday, February 24, 1952

Author:
Harold T. Bers
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 162, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.62, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 658 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 150, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 12, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 43
Harold T. Bers has 138 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 980
Across
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Its newsmen are suspect in U. S. : TASS
5
Longtime Illinois Representative. : SABATH
11
French cleric. : ABBE
15
Reckoner. : ABACUS
21
Low-voiced songstress. : ALTO
22
Her dance is famous. : ANITRA
23
Achromatic color. : GRAY
24
Take back. : RECANT
25
It finally sank off Falmouth. : FLYINGENTERPRISE
28
Flagstad role. : ISOLDE
29
His pranks are now in ballet form. : TILLEULENSPIEGEL
30
"Union Now" spokesman. : STREET
31
Understand. : SEE
32
Fuel from a bog: Var. : PEET
33
Lap dog. : PEKE
34
Ocean greyhound. : LINER
36
Egypt's god of pleasure. : BES
37
Thumb-to-pinky measures. : SPANS
39
Solicitude. : CARE
40
Comparer. : LIKENER
42
Actress Adler. : STELLA
44
Black, striped or calico. : BASS
45
Strength. : SINEW
46
Emerson's middle name. : WALDO
50
"For the love of ___!" : PETE
51
Herbs, country style. : YARBS
53
Without: Latin. : SINE
54
Agora landmark in ancient Athens. : THESEUM
56
Assessment. : RATAL
58
Good friend. : PAL
59
Fringed flower. : PINK
60
Continental cape. : GOODHOPE
61
Honshu bay. : ISE
62
April confection. : EASTEREGG
65
Debuts. : BOWS
66
Unique thing. : ONER
67
Relevant. : GERMANE
69
Hallowe'en confection. : CORN
70
They're in "The Greatest Show on Earth." : LIONTAMERS
72
Egg: Prefix. : OVI
73
An effect at Eniwetok. : RADIATION
75
___ Jima. : IWO
76
Ill humors. : DISTEMPERS
80
Group of athletes. : TEAM
81
Mercury, Venus, et al. : PLANETS
85
Preposition. : INTO
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Brews. : ALES
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Life tenures inherited from wives: Law. : CURTESIES
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Agency of 1933. : NRA
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Gave a commentary. : NARRATED
92
___ Springs, Georgia. : WARM
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___ Downing Street. : TEN
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Wore: 2 wds. : HADON
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Legislated. : ENACTED
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1947 Nobel Prize winner. : GIDE
98
Silent picture classic of the 20's. : GREED
100
Chess play. : MOVE
101
Part of a flower. : SEPAL
102
Baby-sitters. : GIRLS
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Edge. : BRIM
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He works with slate, shingles, etc. : ROOFER
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Devoured. : RAVENED
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British East Asia Command. : BEAC
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Scottish churches. : KIRKS
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Crosscountry vehicle. : BUS
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Scandinavian. : NORSE
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Necessary thing: Colloq. : MUST
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Mountain in the Sudan. : ERBA
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Godfrey music-maker. : UKE
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Removes the fedora. : UNHATS
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There's no such person. : INDISPENSABLEMAN
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Broadway's "___ 17." : STALAG
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The saga of Willy. : DEATHOFASALESMAN
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Make ready a tennis court. : RELINE
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Italian family. : ESTE
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Strait connecting Okhotsk and Bering seas. : KURILE
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Partly: Prefix. : SEMI
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He played Disraeli. : ARLISS
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Symbol of Texas. : STAR
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He inherits the title. : ELDEST
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Notable periods. : ERAS
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Possible White House dwellers. : TAFTS
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The Yankee Indian. : ALLIE
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Fashion leader. : STYLESETTER
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The good earth. : SOIL
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Canadian river. : SAGUENAY
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Anoints: Obs. : ANELES
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Noted French psychologist. : BINET
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Abbr. used atop business letters. : ATTN
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What poachers do. : TRESPASS
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___ Ferry, West Virginia. : HARPERS
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Get along with. : AGREE
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Ship's jail. : BRIG
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Where Sedgman serves. : BASELINE
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Ocellated. : EYELIKE
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Up. : ARISEN
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Sprinkled. : BESTREWED
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Acidity. : ACOR
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Spy in Canaan. : CALEB
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Garment: Slang. : UNDEE
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Disregards indicated change. : STETS
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Land of "Abominable Snowman" footprints. : NEPAL
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Gen. Zebulon ___, explorer of the West. : PIKE
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Connecticut community. : NEWTOWN
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"Guilty" or "Not guilty." : PLEA
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San Franciscans ride them. : CABLECARS
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Sausage in a chain. : LINK
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Prizewinning Japanese movie. : RASHOMON
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Mint garnish. : SPRIG
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Harass. : TEASE
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Manager Stanky's nickname. : BRAT
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Campus caroling. : SING
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Sierra ___, West Africa. : LEONE
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Super-___. : DUPER
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Hebrew weights. : OMERS
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Semicircular recess. : APSE
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Button Gwinnett's claim to fame. : SIGNATURE
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Not at all friendly. : HOSTILE
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Set out. : LEAVE
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Persian elf. : PERI
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Roughneck. : GOON
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Make cartoon movies. : ANIMATE
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Batons. : RODS
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Of life expectancy measurement. : BIOMETRIC
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A product of Michigan. : MOTORCAR
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Character in "South Pacific." : LIAT
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Overflowed by water. : AWASH
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Mouthpiece of a clarinet. : REED
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Word. : TERM
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Eats. : DINES
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Foolish. : INANE
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Looped band. : STRAP
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Fraternity bidder. : PLEDGER
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Needle-bearer. : PINE
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Play by S. N. Behrman. : ENDOFSUMMER
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Thing found. : TROVE
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Less foolhardy. : SANER
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Bounders. : CADS
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"Things are seldom what they ___." : SEEM
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Residents of Peachtree St. : ATLANTANS
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Untamed. : WILD
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In a frenzy. : AMOK
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Most gullible. : GREENEST
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Welcome. : GRATEFUL
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Little drop: Var. : DRIBBLET
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Gunther books. : INSIDES
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Asked for in advance. : BESPOKE
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Fanon. : ORALE
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Range of low mountains in France. : VOSGES
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Uncleared land. : BUSH
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Villages, in South Africa. : KRAALS
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City in Iraq: Var. : BUSRA
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___ den Linden. : UNTER
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___ or will? : SHALL
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Bishop's hat. : MITER
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Girl's nickname. : ESSIE
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Hartebeest. : KAAMA
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Phillies' outfielder. : ENNIS
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Others: Lat. : ALII
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Facts. : DATA
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Balm. : NARD
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To be: Latin. : ESSE

Answer summary: 16 unique to this puzzle, 27 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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