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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 Down
1. 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
108. Presage. : BODE
109. Extra men at a party. : STAGS
110. Drives off. : SCATS
113. Sunday morning outings. : STROLLS
115. A little bit. : JOT
116. Warehouse. : ETAPE
120. Most inefficient. : LAMEST
122. Greek island off coast of Turkey. : SAMOS
123. Gathered in a heap. : PILED
125. Down with: Fr. : ABAS
126. Deserts and Felix. : ARABIAS
128. Ragamuffins. : TATTERDEMALIONS
131. Deprive of joy. : BEREAVE
132. Matriculated. : ENTERED
133. Chopin-type piece. : PRELUDE
134. Lawrence and family of 18th cen. England. : STERNES
135. Museum display unit. : DIORAMA
136. Big Wagner role. : TRISTAN
1. Rooms in “Quo Vadis.” : ATRIA
2. Amazon River dolphin. : BOUTO
3. Novgorod’s lake. : ILMEN
4. Little men of Bogland. : LEPRECHAUNS
5. J. Chuter ___, of Britain. : EDE
6. Hero of a Hindu romance. : NALA
7. Guaranteed. : ENSURED
8. Mr. Donlevy of Hollywood. : BRIAN
9. Stream. : RILL
10. Choose. : OPT
11. Hungarian patriot of 19th century. : KOSSUTH
12. Inhabitant of Baffin Island. : ESKIMO
13. Steps over a wall. : STILE
14. Instrument in orchestras. : TENORSAX
15. Man’s nickname. : LEN
16. Gen. Bradley. : OMAR
17. Subject of many courtship cartoons. : CAVEMEN
18. Playing cards. : KNAVES
19. Army rank. : MAJOR
20. Kwajalein. : ATOLL
21. Bird housing. : NESTS
26. Catch ball on one bounce. : TRAP
31. Ragouts of game. : SALMIS
34. Fissile rock. : SHALE
36. Second city in N. H. : NASHUA
37. East Indian sailor. : LASCAR
40. The mischievous ___-king. : ERL
41. Donkey and elephant creator. : NAST
43. Haiti’s brand of sorcery. : VOODOOISM
44. Iranian town. : DARAD
45. Juliana’s second daughter. : IRENE
46. State Dept. job. : ENVOY
47. Juvenile TV fare. : WESTERNS
48. Forerunner of Utah. : DESERET
49. Town in Illinois. : SECOR
50. Good, of its kind, in India. : PUKKA
51. Fools. : ASSES
53. The Duke in “Rigoletto”. : MANTUA
54. Natives of Ecbatana. : MEDES
55. Native of Laaland. : DANE
57. Nuisance. : PEST
58. Record-breaking sleeper. : RIP
60. Weakens. : SAPS
62. ___ Gobbo. : LAUNCELOT
64. Devoid of trappings. : STRIPPED
68. Throws away. : REJECTS
70. Eton’s rival. : HARROW
72. Box of type. : FONT
73. “Oops, ___.” : SORRY
75. Combustible soil. : PEAT
76. Watchful person. : ARGUS
77. Peter of Hollywood. : LORRE
78. Picture. : IMAGE
79. Umpire’s decision. : SAFE
81. Far East Russian city. : UFA
83. Rivals of the poodle cut. : HORSESTAILS
84. Santa ___. : ANITA
85. Dark brown. : UMBER
86. Sly glances. : LEERS
88. Place on way to Hades. : EREBUS
90. Brings to boiling point. : SCALDS
94. Sounds of ire. : SNORTS
96. Joint. : KNEE
97. Danish-American comic. : BORGE
100. Repeated. : ITERATED
102. ___ Angelico. : FRA
104. A delegation at U. N. : RUSSIAN
105. Uphold. : BOLSTER
106. Try. : ATTEMPT
107. Met star who sang a “double” this season. : STEBER
108. Besotted: Slang. : BLOTTO
109. Food fish. : SOLE
110. Outside pieces of logs. : SLABS
111. Vee-shaped mark. : CARET
112. To love: Lat. : AMARE
114. People of Muscat. : OMANI
115. Seaport of Mecca, on the Red Sea. : JIDDA
117. Near. : ABOUT
118. Zoo favorite. : PANDA
119. Eat: German. : ESSEN
121. Diminutive of Octavia. : TAVE
123. A fee: Abbr. : PREM
124. Black tern. : DARR
127. His or hers: Fr. : SES
129. Period. : ERA
130. 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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