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Harold T. Bers
Harold T. Bers

WHO'S WHO?

New York Times, Sunday, April 27, 1952

Author:
Harold T. Bers
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 164, Blocks: 75, Avg Word Len: 5.54, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 673 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 172, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 32
Harold T. Bers has 138 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,043
Across
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Ike's home town. : ABILENE
8
Least solvent: Slang. : BROKEST
15
"Carolina Comet." : LOCKMAN
22
DiSalle is one. : TOLEDAN
23
Smart reply. : RIPOSTE
24
Come. : EMANATE
25
Grimm little man with elusive name. : RUMPELSTILTSKIN
27
Impoverished Americans. : NAVAJOS
28
Roman road. : ITER
29
Of the ear. : AURAL
30
Farm landmarks. : SILOS
32
Batista's coup d'état. : REVOLT
33
First-class things: Colloq. : AONES
35
What Dodds did. : RAN
36
An Arabic creation. : NUMERAL
38
Blackbirds. : MERLS
39
Nestling's first utterance. : CHEEP
41
Greece and Turkey have joined it. : NATO
42
Jan. 1, 1863 was their big day. : SLAVES
44
Political irreconcilable. : DIEHARD
47
Little Mr. Tubbs. : WASH
48
Plum. : DAMSON
49
Saratoga. : SPA
52
O. P. S. head. : ARNALL
53
Chicken wire. : MESH
54
Zapata's country. : MEXICO
55
___ vult (cry of The Crusaders). : DEUS
56
Broadway offering. : REVUE
57
Lands surrounding farms. : PASTURES
59
Droopy G.I.'s. : SADSACKS
61
Composer unknown. : ANON
62
Gave temporarily. : LENT
63
General's staff men. : AIDES
65
Blue Ridge city. : ROANOKE
66
Tunisian rulers. : DEYS
67
Star-shaped flower. : ASTER
69
Australia's western capital. : PERTH
71
Bing's concern. : OPERAS
72
Grain transactions. : FUTURES
74
Deity of Egypt, Greece and Rome. : SERAPIS
76
Attlee's daughter. : ALISON
80
Region in the Loire valley. : ANJOU
82
Akron products. : TIRES
83
Quantity of fish caught. : HAUL
87
Popular song subject. : ROMANCE
89
Bondsman. : SERFS
91
A nanny pushes it. : PRAM
92
"This one is ___." : ONME
93
Undesirable politicos. : GRAFTERS
95
Member of the lunatic fringe. : CRACKPOT
97
Suborn. : BRIBE
98
Press upon the attention. : URGE
99
Mildness. : LENITY
101
Over again. : ANEW
102
Composer of many folk tunes. : FOSTER
103
Catch on TV. : SEE
104
Soulless men. : ROBOTS
105
Extorted. : BLED
106
Cause for dunning. : ARREARS
107
Surgeon's needlework. : SUTURE
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Presage. : BODE
109
Extra men at a party. : STAGS
110
Drives off. : SCATS
113
Sunday morning outings. : STROLLS
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A little bit. : JOT
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Warehouse. : ETAPE
120
Most inefficient. : LAMEST
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Greek island off coast of Turkey. : SAMOS
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Gathered in a heap. : PILED
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Down with: Fr. : ABAS
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Deserts and Felix. : ARABIAS
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Ragamuffins. : TATTERDEMALIONS
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Deprive of joy. : BEREAVE
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Matriculated. : ENTERED
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Chopin-type piece. : PRELUDE
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Lawrence and family of 18th cen. England. : STERNES
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Museum display unit. : DIORAMA
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Big Wagner role. : TRISTAN
Down
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Rooms in "Quo Vadis." : ATRIA
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Amazon River dolphin. : BOUTO
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Novgorod's lake. : ILMEN
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Little men of Bogland. : LEPRECHAUNS
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J. Chuter ___, of Britain. : EDE
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Hero of a Hindu romance. : NALA
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Guaranteed. : ENSURED
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Mr. Donlevy of Hollywood. : BRIAN
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Stream. : RILL
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Choose. : OPT
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Hungarian patriot of 19th century. : KOSSUTH
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Inhabitant of Baffin Island. : ESKIMO
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Steps over a wall. : STILE
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Instrument in orchestras. : TENORSAX
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Man's nickname. : LEN
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Gen. Bradley. : OMAR
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Subject of many courtship cartoons. : CAVEMEN
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Playing cards. : KNAVES
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Army rank. : MAJOR
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Kwajalein. : ATOLL
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Bird housing. : NESTS
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Catch ball on one bounce. : TRAP
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Ragouts of game. : SALMIS
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Fissile rock. : SHALE
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Second city in N. H. : NASHUA
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East Indian sailor. : LASCAR
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The mischievous ___-king. : ERL
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Donkey and elephant creator. : NAST
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Haiti's brand of sorcery. : VOODOOISM
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Iranian town. : DARAD
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Juliana's second daughter. : IRENE
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State Dept. job. : ENVOY
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Juvenile TV fare. : WESTERNS
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Forerunner of Utah. : DESERET
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Town in Illinois. : SECOR
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Good, of its kind, in India. : PUKKA
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Fools. : ASSES
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The Duke in "Rigoletto". : MANTUA
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Natives of Ecbatana. : MEDES
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Native of Laaland. : DANE
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Nuisance. : PEST
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Record-breaking sleeper. : RIP
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Weakens. : SAPS
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___ Gobbo. : LAUNCELOT
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Devoid of trappings. : STRIPPED
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Throws away. : REJECTS
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Eton's rival. : HARROW
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Box of type. : FONT
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"Oops, ___." : SORRY
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Combustible soil. : PEAT
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Watchful person. : ARGUS
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Peter of Hollywood. : LORRE
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Picture. : IMAGE
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Umpire's decision. : SAFE
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Far East Russian city. : UFA
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Rivals of the poodle cut. : HORSESTAILS
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Santa ___. : ANITA
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Dark brown. : UMBER
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Sly glances. : LEERS
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Place on way to Hades. : EREBUS
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Brings to boiling point. : SCALDS
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Sounds of ire. : SNORTS
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Joint. : KNEE
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Danish-American comic. : BORGE
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Repeated. : ITERATED
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___ Angelico. : FRA
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A delegation at U. N. : RUSSIAN
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Uphold. : BOLSTER
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Try. : ATTEMPT
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Met star who sang a "double" this season. : STEBER
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Besotted: Slang. : BLOTTO
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Food fish. : SOLE
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Outside pieces of logs. : SLABS
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Vee-shaped mark. : CARET
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To love: Lat. : AMARE
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People of Muscat. : OMANI
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Seaport of Mecca, on the Red Sea. : JIDDA
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Near. : ABOUT
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Zoo favorite. : PANDA
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Eat: German. : ESSEN
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Diminutive of Octavia. : TAVE
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A fee: Abbr. : PREM
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Black tern. : DARR
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His or hers: Fr. : SES
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Period. : ERA
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Garland. : LEI

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 22 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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