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Harold T. Bers
Harold T. Bers

THE FIFTIETH

New York Times, Sunday, March 19, 1961

Author: Harold T. Bers
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 83, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 639 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 146, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 18
Harold T. Bers has 138 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,265
Across Down
1. Wild. : FERAL
6. Best ___. : OFALL
11. Roman garments. : TOGAE
16. Prophet of 710 B. C. : MICAH
21. Girl's name. : ADELA
22. Civil War signature. : RELEE
23. Budding time. : APRIL
24. Chicago airport. : OHARE
25. Rustic romeo. : SWAIN
26. Between: Fr. : ENTRE
27. Notable naval station. : PEARLHARBOR
29. Hawaii's discoverer, 1778. : CAPTAINCOOK
31. Office holders. : INS
32. What guests do at a luau. : EAT
33. Begin to grow. : BUD
34. Wrath. : IRE
35. Least active. : IDLEST
36. Cattle ___, a Hawaii speciality. : RAISING
38. Instance. : CASE
39. River into the Po. : ADDA
41. Hawaiian hawks. : IOS
42. Health resort. : SPA
44. His ___, a VIP. : NIBS
45. Hawaii's chief crop. : SUGAR
46. Humble worker. : PEON
48. Sayings. : ADAGES
50. Asiatic palms. : BETELS
51. Islamic name. : AHMED
54. Invisible mischief maker. : GREMLIN
58. Go through again. : RELIVE
60. Talked loudly. : ROARED
62. Concluding chapters. : EPILOGS
64. Hawaiian wild goose. : NENE
65. Prefix for the Bounty. : HMS
68. Wildebeest. : GNU
69. Scandinavian. : NORDIC
71. Its capital was Susa. : ELAM
73. Kind of melon. : PERSIAN
75. Mrs. Chaplin. : OONA
77. Reluctant. : LOATH
78. Parasitic fish. : REMORA
80. In a grand manner. : NOBLY
81. Song. : LAY
82. Mordecai's adopted daughter. : ESTHER
84. Inactive. : SILENT
86. 502. : DII
87. Hilo Hattie specialties. : HULAS
89. Youngster: Colloq. : TEENER
91. ___ voce. : SOTTO
92. Revolutionary general. : ASHE
94. Hawaii's beloved song. : ALOHAOE
96. Far: Prefix. : TELE
97. Support scantily. : EKEOUT
99. Ohio city: Abbr. : CIN
100. Two: Lat. : DUA
101. Prickle. : BURR
103. Hero of "Show Boat." : RAVENAL
105. Falstaffian. : ROTUND
107. Chestnuts. : HORSES
109. Kind of strength. : TENSILE
111. Palm tree area. : OASIS
112. Expects. : AWAITS
115. Stingers. : VIPERS
117. Real estate. : LOTS
119. Praises. : LAUDS
120. El toro. : BULL
121. Spring riser. : SAP
123. Flower area. : BED
124. Trade. : SWAP
128. Italian coins. : LIRE
129. Church dignitary. : PRELATE
131. Jeweler's eyepieces. : LOUPES
134. Coming: Abbr. : ARR
135. Hawaiian instrument, for short. : UKE
136. Hawaiian decoration. : LEI
137. Here: Fr. : ICI
138. Hawaii's great king. : KAMEHAMEHAI
140. Hawaii landmark. : DIAMONDHEAD
143. Piña. : ANANA
144. Verona's river. : ADIGE
145. Outside: Greek. : EKTOS
146. Adventure. : GESTE
147. Pretend. : LETON
148. Cotton fabrics. : LENOS
149. Popular regimens. : DIETS
150. ___ Park. : ESTES
151. That is: Lat. : IDEST
152. English river. : TRENT
1. Band or flat strip. : FASCIA
2. Ex-king. : EDWARD
3. Collected. : REAPED
4. Came down. : ALIT
5. The Pineapple Island. : LANAI
6. Sen. Fong's colleague. : ORENLONG
7. Barriers. : FENCES
8. Singers. : ALTOS
9. Dormice. : LEROTS
10. Soup vegetable. : LEEK
11. Clay building material: Span. : TAPIA
12. Available job. : OPENING
13. Hawaiian vs. Mainland skirts. : GRASSIER
14. One way to Hawaii. : AIR
15. Drew, Terry, etc. : ELLENS
16. Castle adjunct. : MOAT
17. Her: Ger. : IHR
18. Vegetable. : CABBAGE
19. Excitation to action. : AROUSAL
20. Cowmen. : HERDERS
28. Witch. : HAG
30. One's own: Comb. form. : IDIO
36. Wireless operator: Colloq. : RADIOER
37. Creator of Nora and Hedda. : IBSEN
38. Clever: Colloq. : CUTE
40. Imitator. : APER
43. Tire. : PALL
45. Britain's second river. : SEVERN
47. Descriptive name for Hawaii. : EDEN
49. Early Britishers. : ANGLES
50. Twining shoot. : BINE
51. Mythical boat. : ARGO
52. U. S. city; pop. 294,179. : HONOLULU
53. World's largest volcano. : MAUNALOA
55. Designate a new time. : REDATE
56. What 47 Down is for Hawaii. : EPITHET
57. "Biographer" of Hawaii. : MICHENER
59. Naval battle of 1571. : LEPANTO
61. President of Hawaiian republic, 1894. : DOLE
63. Three-stringed instruments. : SAMISENS
65. Hawaii's state flower. : HIBISCUS
66. Newcomer to Hawaii. : MALIHINI
67. Curved ship planking. : SNY
70. Membership lists. : ROSTERS
72. Hawaiian island where Father Damien worked. : MOLOKAI
74. Soft drink. : SODA
76. Nurse, in India. : AYAH
79. Repeat a story. : RETELL
83. Tell a story. : RELATE
85. Vacation trip. : TOUR
87. Enjoyed. : HAD
88. Lowland slopes. : SABOTS
90. The other side. : REVERSE
93. Finales. : ENDS
95. Pronoun. : OURS
98. Steamship sound. : TOOT
102. "Show Girl," for example. : REVUE
104. Britain's USO. : ENSA
106. Cup: Scot. : TASS
107. Become invisible. : HIDE
108. Most absurd. : SILLIEST
110. Recent transportation for Elizabeth II. : ELEPHANT
112. Referred (to). : ALLUDED
113. Famous beach. : WAIKIKI
114. Golden. : AUREATE
116. Pacify. : PLACATE
118. Music halls. : ODEA
120. Popular game. : BRIDGE
122. Made smooth with a tool. : PLANED
123. "___ dias." : BUENOS
125. Woman: Hawaiian. : WAHINE
126. NE Spain. : ARAGON
127. Name on pre-1961 bills. : PRIEST
129. Fold. : PEN
130. Phenomena of 113 Down. : TIDES
132. Volcano in the Andes. : OMATE
133. Deep blue. : SMALT
136. Defeat. : LOSS
138. Hindu goddess. : KALI
139. River into the Fulda. : EDER
141. Epigram. : MOT
142. Men. : HES

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