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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
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Wild. : FERAL
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Best ___. : OFALL
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Roman garments. : TOGAE
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Prophet of 710 B. C. : MICAH
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Girl's name. : ADELA
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Civil War signature. : RELEE
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Budding time. : APRIL
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Chicago airport. : OHARE
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Rustic romeo. : SWAIN
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Between: Fr. : ENTRE
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Notable naval station. : PEARLHARBOR
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Hawaii's discoverer, 1778. : CAPTAINCOOK
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Office holders. : INS
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What guests do at a luau. : EAT
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Begin to grow. : BUD
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Wrath. : IRE
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Least active. : IDLEST
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Cattle ___, a Hawaii speciality. : RAISING
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Instance. : CASE
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River into the Po. : ADDA
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Hawaiian hawks. : IOS
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Health resort. : SPA
44
His ___, a VIP. : NIBS
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Hawaii's chief crop. : SUGAR
46
Humble worker. : PEON
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Sayings. : ADAGES
50
Asiatic palms. : BETELS
51
Islamic name. : AHMED
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Invisible mischief maker. : GREMLIN
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Go through again. : RELIVE
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Talked loudly. : ROARED
62
Concluding chapters. : EPILOGS
64
Hawaiian wild goose. : NENE
65
Prefix for the Bounty. : HMS
68
Wildebeest. : GNU
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Scandinavian. : NORDIC
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Its capital was Susa. : ELAM
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Kind of melon. : PERSIAN
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Mrs. Chaplin. : OONA
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Reluctant. : LOATH
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Parasitic fish. : REMORA
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In a grand manner. : NOBLY
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Song. : LAY
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Mordecai's adopted daughter. : ESTHER
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Inactive. : SILENT
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502. : DII
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Hilo Hattie specialties. : HULAS
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Youngster: Colloq. : TEENER
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___ voce. : SOTTO
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Revolutionary general. : ASHE
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Hawaii's beloved song. : ALOHAOE
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Far: Prefix. : TELE
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Support scantily. : EKEOUT
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Ohio city: Abbr. : CIN
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Two: Lat. : DUA
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Prickle. : BURR
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Hero of "Show Boat." : RAVENAL
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Falstaffian. : ROTUND
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Chestnuts. : HORSES
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Kind of strength. : TENSILE
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Palm tree area. : OASIS
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Expects. : AWAITS
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Stingers. : VIPERS
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Real estate. : LOTS
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Praises. : LAUDS
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El toro. : BULL
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Spring riser. : SAP
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Flower area. : BED
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Trade. : SWAP
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Italian coins. : LIRE
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Church dignitary. : PRELATE
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Jeweler's eyepieces. : LOUPES
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Coming: Abbr. : ARR
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Hawaiian instrument, for short. : UKE
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Hawaiian decoration. : LEI
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Here: Fr. : ICI
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Hawaii's great king. : KAMEHAMEHAI
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Hawaii landmark. : DIAMONDHEAD
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Piña. : ANANA
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Verona's river. : ADIGE
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Outside: Greek. : EKTOS
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Adventure. : GESTE
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Pretend. : LETON
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Cotton fabrics. : LENOS
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Popular regimens. : DIETS
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___ Park. : ESTES
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That is: Lat. : IDEST
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English river. : TRENT
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Band or flat strip. : FASCIA
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Ex-king. : EDWARD
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Collected. : REAPED
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Came down. : ALIT
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The Pineapple Island. : LANAI
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Sen. Fong's colleague. : ORENLONG
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Barriers. : FENCES
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Singers. : ALTOS
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Dormice. : LEROTS
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Soup vegetable. : LEEK
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Clay building material: Span. : TAPIA
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Available job. : OPENING
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Hawaiian vs. Mainland skirts. : GRASSIER
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One way to Hawaii. : AIR
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Drew, Terry, etc. : ELLENS
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Castle adjunct. : MOAT
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Her: Ger. : IHR
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Vegetable. : CABBAGE
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Excitation to action. : AROUSAL
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Cowmen. : HERDERS
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Witch. : HAG
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One's own: Comb. form. : IDIO
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Wireless operator: Colloq. : RADIOER
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Creator of Nora and Hedda. : IBSEN
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Clever: Colloq. : CUTE
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Imitator. : APER
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Tire. : PALL
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Britain's second river. : SEVERN
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Descriptive name for Hawaii. : EDEN
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Early Britishers. : ANGLES
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Twining shoot. : BINE
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Mythical boat. : ARGO
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U. S. city; pop. 294,179. : HONOLULU
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World's largest volcano. : MAUNALOA
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Designate a new time. : REDATE
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What 47 Down is for Hawaii. : EPITHET
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"Biographer" of Hawaii. : MICHENER
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Naval battle of 1571. : LEPANTO
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President of Hawaiian republic, 1894. : DOLE
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Three-stringed instruments. : SAMISENS
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Hawaii's state flower. : HIBISCUS
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Newcomer to Hawaii. : MALIHINI
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Curved ship planking. : SNY
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Membership lists. : ROSTERS
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Hawaiian island where Father Damien worked. : MOLOKAI
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Soft drink. : SODA
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Nurse, in India. : AYAH
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Repeat a story. : RETELL
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Tell a story. : RELATE
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Vacation trip. : TOUR
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Enjoyed. : HAD
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Lowland slopes. : SABOTS
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The other side. : REVERSE
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Finales. : ENDS
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Pronoun. : OURS
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Steamship sound. : TOOT
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"Show Girl," for example. : REVUE
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Britain's USO. : ENSA
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Cup: Scot. : TASS
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Become invisible. : HIDE
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Most absurd. : SILLIEST
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Recent transportation for Elizabeth II. : ELEPHANT
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Referred (to). : ALLUDED
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Famous beach. : WAIKIKI
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Golden. : AUREATE
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Pacify. : PLACATE
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Music halls. : ODEA
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Popular game. : BRIDGE
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Made smooth with a tool. : PLANED
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"___ dias." : BUENOS
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Woman: Hawaiian. : WAHINE
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NE Spain. : ARAGON
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Name on pre-1961 bills. : PRIEST
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Fold. : PEN
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Phenomena of 113 Down. : TIDES
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Volcano in the Andes. : OMATE
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Deep blue. : SMALT
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Defeat. : LOSS
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Hindu goddess. : KALI
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River into the Fulda. : EDER
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Epigram. : MOT
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Men. : HES

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 14 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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