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Harold T. Bers
Harold T. Bers

New York Times, Thursday, February 8, 1951

Author:
Harold T. Bers
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
Harold T. Bers has 138 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 599
Across
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Bar, Sag or Egg. : HARBOR
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"Four eyes." : SPECS
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Vincent Youmans' popular tune. : CARIOCA
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Procrastinated. : STALLED
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Gen. Walker's successor in Korea. : RIDGWAY
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Outstanding jockey of 1950. : CULMONE
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Inlet from the sea. : ARM
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Yugoslav. : SLOVENE
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Wee bairn. : TOT
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Lady Macbeth's worry. : SPOT
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Of unknown authorship: Abbr. : ANON
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Yes, indeed! : SURE
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Late Senator Johnson of California. : HIRAM
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Long drink: Colloq. : SWIG
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Very: French. : TRES
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Connected group. : NEXUS
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Most hair-raising. : SCARIEST
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Duck genus. : ANAS
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Concealed obstacle. : SNAG
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Joined forces. : COMBINED
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Pacific island divided between Dutch and Portuguese. : TIMOR
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Old Greek coin. : OBOL
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Hobo's mulligan. : STEW
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African outpost in World War II. : DAKAR
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Goods. : WARE
50
Vetch. : TARE
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Father: Poet. : SIRE
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City in Oklahoma. : ADA
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___ Comet. : HALLEYS
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Pinch. : NIP
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Diamond necklace. : RIVIERE
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Plant pores. : STOMATA
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Newspapers. : DAILIES
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New York State's big road project. : THRUWAY
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Carnegie, Town, City, etc. : HALLS
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N. M. U. member. : SEAMAN
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Predecessor of the bobbypin. : HAIRPIN
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Site of 1950 National Golf Open. : ARDMORE
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Manipulate. : RIG
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"Buttons and ___." : BOWS
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Florida orange-shipping town. : OCALA
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Synthetic silks. : RAYONS
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Stupefy. : STUN
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Dim. : PALE
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Yale campus tree. : ELM
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Method of ending debate, in Congress. : CLOTURE
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South of the Border gentleman. : SENORES
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Heavy linen fabric. : CRASH
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Outdoor movies. : SCENICS
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Loathe. : DETEST
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Taken by a novitiate. : VOWS
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Subject to assessment. : TAXABLE
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Black marks. : STIGMAS
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He played "Counselor-at-Law," "Scarface," etc. : MUNI
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Thomas Wolfe's alter ego. : GANT
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___ teeth, eyes, taste, everything. : SANS
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Police incursion. : RAID
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Gets comfortable. : SETTLES
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His "Ace of Clubs" recently ran in London. : COWARD
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Robert Alda's real name in "Guys and Dolls." : OBADIAH
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Brno is its chief city. : MORAVIA
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Summer resort in New Jersey. : DEAL
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Scene of great victory of World War II. : OKINAWA
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Rutgers' river. : RARITAN
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Twists away. : WRESTS
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Make restitution. : REPAY
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William ___, in "Out of This World." : EYTHE
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It greeted Hitler everywhere. : HEIL
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War god. : ARES
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Rail bird. : SORA
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Not very well. : ILL
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Silent. : MUM

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 13 debuted here and reused later.

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