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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
1. 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
86. Brews. : ALES
87. Life tenures inherited from wives: Law. : CURTESIES
89. Agency of 1933. : NRA
90. Gave a commentary. : NARRATED
92. ___ Springs, Georgia. : WARM
93. ___ Downing Street. : TEN
94. Wore: 2 wds. : HADON
96. Legislated. : ENACTED
97. 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
104. Edge. : BRIM
105. He works with slate, shingles, etc. : ROOFER
107. Devoured. : RAVENED
109. British East Asia Command. : BEAC
110. Scottish churches. : KIRKS
111. Crosscountry vehicle. : BUS
114. Scandinavian. : NORSE
115. Necessary thing: Colloq. : MUST
116. Mountain in the Sudan. : ERBA
117. Godfrey music-maker. : UKE
120. Removes the fedora. : UNHATS
122. There's no such person. : INDISPENSABLEMAN
126. Broadway's "___ 17." : STALAG
127. The saga of Willy. : DEATHOFASALESMAN
128. Make ready a tennis court. : RELINE
129. Italian family. : ESTE
130. Strait connecting Okhotsk and Bering seas. : KURILE
131. Partly: Prefix. : SEMI
132. He played Disraeli. : ARLISS
133. Symbol of Texas. : STAR
134. He inherits the title. : ELDEST
135. Notable periods. : ERAS
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1. Possible White House dwellers. : TAFTS
2. The Yankee Indian. : ALLIE
3. Fashion leader. : STYLESETTER
4. The good earth. : SOIL
5. Canadian river. : SAGUENAY
6. Anoints: Obs. : ANELES
7. Noted French psychologist. : BINET
8. Abbr. used atop business letters. : ATTN
9. What poachers do. : TRESPASS
10. ___ Ferry, West Virginia. : HARPERS
11. Get along with. : AGREE
12. Ship's jail. : BRIG
13. Where Sedgman serves. : BASELINE
14. Ocellated. : EYELIKE
15. Up. : ARISEN
16. Sprinkled. : BESTREWED
17. Acidity. : ACOR
18. Spy in Canaan. : CALEB
19. Garment: Slang. : UNDEE
20. Disregards indicated change. : STETS
26. Land of "Abominable Snowman" footprints. : NEPAL
27. Gen. Zebulon ___, explorer of the West. : PIKE
35. Connecticut community. : NEWTOWN
38. "Guilty" or "Not guilty." : PLEA
39. San Franciscans ride them. : CABLECARS
40. Sausage in a chain. : LINK
41. Prizewinning Japanese movie. : RASHOMON
42. Mint garnish. : SPRIG
43. Harass. : TEASE
44. Manager Stanky's nickname. : BRAT
45. Campus caroling. : SING
47. Sierra ___, West Africa. : LEONE
48. Super-___. : DUPER
49. Hebrew weights. : OMERS
52. Semicircular recess. : APSE
53. Button Gwinnett's claim to fame. : SIGNATURE
55. Not at all friendly. : HOSTILE
57. Set out. : LEAVE
59. Persian elf. : PERI
60. Roughneck. : GOON
63. Make cartoon movies. : ANIMATE
64. Batons. : RODS
65. Of life expectancy measurement. : BIOMETRIC
68. A product of Michigan. : MOTORCAR
70. Character in "South Pacific." : LIAT
71. Overflowed by water. : AWASH
73. Mouthpiece of a clarinet. : REED
74. Word. : TERM
76. Eats. : DINES
77. Foolish. : INANE
78. Looped band. : STRAP
79. Fraternity bidder. : PLEDGER
81. Needle-bearer. : PINE
82. Play by S. N. Behrman. : ENDOFSUMMER
83. Thing found. : TROVE
84. Less foolhardy. : SANER
87. Bounders. : CADS
88. "Things are seldom what they ___." : SEEM
91. Residents of Peachtree St. : ATLANTANS
92. Untamed. : WILD
95. In a frenzy. : AMOK
97. Most gullible. : GREENEST
98. Welcome. : GRATEFUL
99. Little drop: Var. : DRIBBLET
103. Gunther books. : INSIDES
104. Asked for in advance. : BESPOKE
106. Fanon. : ORALE
108. Range of low mountains in France. : VOSGES
109. Uncleared land. : BUSH
110. Villages, in South Africa. : KRAALS
111. City in Iraq: Var. : BUSRA
112. ___ den Linden. : UNTER
113. ___ or will? : SHALL
115. Bishop's hat. : MITER
116. Girl's nickname. : ESSIE
118. Hartebeest. : KAAMA
119. Phillies' outfielder. : ENNIS
121. Others: Lat. : ALII
123. Facts. : DATA
124. Balm. : NARD
125. 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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