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Harold T. Bers
Harold T. Bers

New York Times, Saturday, February 3, 1951

48-Down : Large Polish city.

Author:
Harold T. Bers
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 2, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
Harold T. Bers has 138 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 594
Across
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American theatric family. : DREW
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Taunts. : TWITS
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Italian-born actress Marta ___. : ABBA
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Atmosphere. : AURA
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Journalist McCormick's maiden name. : OHARE
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Islands: Fr. : ILES
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Long Island park. : RIIS
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Regaler. : WINER
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Movie mogul of Britain. : RANK
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Bewitch. : ENCHANT
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Civilians removed from war zone. : EVACUES
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Important name in early movie days. : INCE
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Humorous nickname for a Costa Rican, used in title of popular song. : TICO
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Truman's "farm hand." : BRANNAN
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Head of the March of Dimes drive. : OCONNOR
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They represent N. Y. on ice. : RANGERS
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Lost princess in "A Winter's Tale." : PERDITA
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Furniture style, similar to Sheraton. : ADAM
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Bugle plants. : IVAS
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Alternative to Bridge. : CANASTA
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Shake briskly. : AGITATE
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Sold by Alexander Botts. : TRACTOR
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Cooked over charcoal. : BROILED
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Radio amateurs. : HAMS
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One-man flight. : SOLO
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Famous pirate of Louisiana. : LAFITTE
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Exacted satisfaction for. : AVENGED
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Music critic ___ Downes. : OLIN
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French for 61 Across. : ONGLE
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Marie Wilson's role. : IRMA
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Native of Copenhagen. : DANE
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Country house. : MANOR
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Protection for the finger end. : NAIL
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Tappan and Zuider. : ZEES
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Squalid districts of a city. : SLUMS
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Circular motion. : GYRE
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Venture. : DARE
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Desolation. : RUIN
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Author Ambler. : ERIC
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A boon to housewives. : WASHINGMACHINES
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Kind of four-door automobile. : TOWNCAR
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Cleans summer shoes. : WHITENS
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Scots first name. : IAN
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Rockabye baby's roost. : TREETOP
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Poet sometimes called "the Canadian Kipling." : SERVICE
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A boon to movies in summer. : AIRCONDITIONING
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Blue: German. : BLAU
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Well: Latin. : BENE
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Invites. : ASKS
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Elizabeth's baby. : ANNE
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Acidity. : ACOR
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Leaf at the base of a flower. : BRACT
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Electronic locating device. : RADAR
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Pineapple. : ANANA
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Pertaining to snow. : NIVAL
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Mexican grass used in basket weaving. : OTATE
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Demolished. : RASED
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Standing: Comb. form. : STAT
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Jungle drums. : TOMTOMS
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Repository of arms. : ARSENAL
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David's rebellious son. : ABSALOM
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___ Corners, scene of "Our Town." : GROVERS
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Hercules abducted her. : IOLE
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Large Polish city. : LODZ
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Wings. : ALAE
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New Governor of Pennsylvania. : FINE
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He reported on foreign economic policies last November. : GRAY
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Prince. : EMIR
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Small river valley. : DALE
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Antelope with oxlike head. : GNU

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 15 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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