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Harold T. Bers
Harold T. Bers

INTER-AMERICAN

New York Times, Sunday, May 13, 1951

Author:
Harold T. Bers
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 77, Avg Word Len: 5.38, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 679 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 154, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 40
Harold T. Bers has 138 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 693
Across
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Solidifies, as relations. : CEMENTS
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Birthplace of 42 Down. : CARACAS
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Extra base hits. : TRIPLES
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To the death. : ALAMORT
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Venezuela's great river. : ORINOCO
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Go off again. : RELEAVE
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Republic once part of Incan Empire. : BOLIVIA
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Island off Venezuela. : CURACAO
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Racial stock dominant in S. A. : IBERIAN
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Imitator. : APER
29
Symbol of sovereignty. : THRONE
31
8vo. : OCTAVO
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Vitiate. : UNDO
34
Man's nickname. : LES
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Charlemagne's nephew. : ROLAND
36
Monkey. : SAI
37
Gentlemen. : SIRS
39
Poetic contraction. : EER
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Go hunting. : GUN
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Popular poet. : GUEST
43
Disdainfully. : ASKANCE
46
Mother: Sp. : MADRE
49
Trumpeter Page. : HOTLIPS
51
___-Aviv. : TEL
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Memento for Judy and José. : OSCAR
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On the sheltered side. : ALEE
57
Under: Fr. : SOUS
58
Made a catty remark. : MEOWED
60
Synthetic rubber. : BUTANE
61
Ten points in pinochle. : NINESPOT
63
New England oyster. : COTUIT
64
Venezuelan revolutionary, died 1816. : MIRANDA
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Shown. : EVINCED
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Paintings by a French Impressionist. : MONETS
67
Angle of a path. : ZIG
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Important paper. : DEED
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Kowtowers to the boss. : YESMEN
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Revolutionary's stock in trade. : BOMB
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Step-father of Salome. : HEROD
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Friendly cow. : BOSSY
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Man: Prefix. : ANTHROPO
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Suffers: Eng. sp. : AGONISES
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Charenton's river. : MARNE
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Part of Orozco's equipment. : EASEL
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Clio. : MUSE
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He opened recent Inter-American conference. : TRUMAN
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Brazilian trees. : APAS
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Admit. : OWN
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William Bendix's radio family. : RILEYS
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Source of valued mineral. : URANITE
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Fawning favorites. : MINIONS
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Lapel. : REVERS
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Latin first name of S. A.'s discoverer. : AMERICUS
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Colombian capital, 8,563 ft. up. : BOGOTA
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New Jersey welterweight. : FUSARI
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Beaver skin. : PLEW
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Mama's admonition. : DONT
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Scented. : OLENT
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Street name in many towns. : ELM
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They aid takeoffs. : ROCKETS
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"Green Pastures" character. : MOSES
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Unaltruistic. : SELFISH
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Aunt: Fr. : TANTE
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Wrong: Prefix. : MIS
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Ranked first. : LED
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Heyerdahl's sailed from Callao, Peru. : RAFT
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Road curve. : ESS
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Point for measuring the skull. : EURYON
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Greek letter. : PHI
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Amazon climate is not. : ARID
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Vend again. : RESELL
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Former W. P. B. head. : NELSON
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War god. : ARES
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What Balboa discovered. : PACIFIC
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Poppy: Sp. : AMAPOLA
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Cinematic doctor. : KILDARE
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Elaine's home. : ASTOLAT
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He composed "Robin Hood." : DEKOVEN
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Its President is Galo Plaza Lasso. : ECUADOR
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Fanatics. : ZEALOTS
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Romantic Mr. Granger. : STEWART
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Brigand. : LADRONE
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Intrigue. : CABAL
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Go to Gretna Green. : ELOPE
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Half the people. : MALES
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Eastern potentate. : EMIR
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Month: Abbr. : NOV
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Sea demigod. : TRITON
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Steel: Ger. : STAHL
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Early Marx Bros. show. : COCONUTS
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Famous castle in Sussex. : ARUNDEL
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To laugh: Fr. : RIRE
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Of each, in Pharmacy. : ANA
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It comes from S. A. tree. : COCOA
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Locust tree. : ACACIA
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Chimney lining. : SOOT
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Unimportant. : TRIVIAL
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Renascent. : REBORN
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___ du Diable. : ILE
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Oldest S. A. nation. : PERU
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One of the Frankies. : LAINE
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Sidestep. : EVADE
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Mr. in S. A. : SENOR
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Stew. : RAGOUT
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Queried. : ASKED
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___ de la Paix. : RUE
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Nickname of Florida resort. : STPETE
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Cleanse. : SCOUR
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Famous novel set in Venezuela. : GREENMANSIONS
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His statue is in Central Park. : SIMONBOLIVAR
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Proofreader's mark. : STET
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___ de Norte America. : ESTADOSUNIDOS
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Resembling tresses. : MANEY
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Sensitive. : ALIVE
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French saint. : DENIS
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Engine cover. : HOOD
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7,112,000 square miles. : SOUTHAMERICA
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Hollow stems. : CANES
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Part of 50 Down. : ANDES
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Available. : READY
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Worn out. : SPENT
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Smart alecks. : WISEGUYS
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One of the Inches. : BIG
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Public squabble. : SCENE
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Godfathers: Fr. : COMPERES
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South of France. : MIDI
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Stable voices. : MOOS
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Torrid ___. : ZONE
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Breakfast food. : BRAN
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Lady of the Mint. : ROSS
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Part of India. : BERAR
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Cuts. : HEWS
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Scatter. : STREW
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Current dance craze in S. A. : MAMBO
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A crystalline ether. : APIOL
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Mountain chain. : RANGE
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South American marmosets. : MICOS
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In harmony. : ATUNE
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Aeries. : NESTS
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S. A. Indian. : ONA
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Dormice. : LEROTS
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Japanese apricots. : UMES
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Dark-brown fur. : OTTER
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West Indies products. : RUMS
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Changes. : ALTERS
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Hops about. : FLITS
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Irritable. : PETULANT
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Property. : EFFECTS
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Reverent one. : KNEELER
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"___ and Bill." : MIN
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Lasso. : LARIAT
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Tin hat. : HELMET
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Pop songstress Lewis. : MONICA
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Administrative capital of Bolivia. : LAPAZ
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Clean the slate. : ERASE
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Pronunciamentos. : DICTA
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Allay. : SLAKE
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Rube. : YOKEL
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Boulevard in Latin-American cities. : PRADO
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Great Blue ___. : HERON
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Rhone tributary. : ISERE
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Chemical compound. : DIOL
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Mississippi engineer. : EADS
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___ Friburgo, Brazil. : NOVA
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Hebrew month. : ADAR
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Ziegfeld. : FLO
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Prisoner of war. : POW
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Legendary British King. : LUD

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 27 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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