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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
1. Solidifies, as relations. : CEMENTS
8. Birthplace of 42 Down. : CARACAS
15. Extra base hits. : TRIPLES
22. To the death. : ALAMORT
23. Venezuela's great river. : ORINOCO
24. Go off again. : RELEAVE
25. Republic once part of Incan Empire. : BOLIVIA
26. Island off Venezuela. : CURACAO
27. Racial stock dominant in S. A. : IBERIAN
28. Imitator. : APER
29. Symbol of sovereignty. : THRONE
31. 8vo. : OCTAVO
33. Vitiate. : UNDO
34. Man's nickname. : LES
35. Charlemagne's nephew. : ROLAND
36. Monkey. : SAI
37. Gentlemen. : SIRS
39. Poetic contraction. : EER
40. Go hunting. : GUN
41. Popular poet. : GUEST
43. Disdainfully. : ASKANCE
46. Mother: Sp. : MADRE
49. Trumpeter Page. : HOTLIPS
51. ___-Aviv. : TEL
52. Memento for Judy and José. : OSCAR
56. 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
65. Shown. : EVINCED
66. Paintings by a French Impressionist. : MONETS
67. Angle of a path. : ZIG
68. Important paper. : DEED
69. Kowtowers to the boss. : YESMEN
70. Revolutionary's stock in trade. : BOMB
71. Step-father of Salome. : HEROD
73. Friendly cow. : BOSSY
74. Man: Prefix. : ANTHROPO
76. Suffers: Eng. sp. : AGONISES
78. Charenton's river. : MARNE
81. Part of Orozco's equipment. : EASEL
82. Clio. : MUSE
83. He opened recent Inter-American conference. : TRUMAN
87. Brazilian trees. : APAS
88. Admit. : OWN
89. William Bendix's radio family. : RILEYS
91. Source of valued mineral. : URANITE
92. Fawning favorites. : MINIONS
94. Lapel. : REVERS
95. Latin first name of S. A.'s discoverer. : AMERICUS
96. Colombian capital, 8,563 ft. up. : BOGOTA
97. New Jersey welterweight. : FUSARI
98. Beaver skin. : PLEW
99. Mama's admonition. : DONT
100. Scented. : OLENT
101. Street name in many towns. : ELM
102. They aid takeoffs. : ROCKETS
104. "Green Pastures" character. : MOSES
105. Unaltruistic. : SELFISH
108. Aunt: Fr. : TANTE
109. Wrong: Prefix. : MIS
110. Ranked first. : LED
113. Heyerdahl's sailed from Callao, Peru. : RAFT
114. Road curve. : ESS
116. Point for measuring the skull. : EURYON
118. Greek letter. : PHI
121. Amazon climate is not. : ARID
123. Vend again. : RESELL
125. Former W. P. B. head. : NELSON
126. War god. : ARES
127. What Balboa discovered. : PACIFIC
129. Poppy: Sp. : AMAPOLA
131. Cinematic doctor. : KILDARE
133. Elaine's home. : ASTOLAT
134. He composed "Robin Hood." : DEKOVEN
135. Its President is Galo Plaza Lasso. : ECUADOR
136. Fanatics. : ZEALOTS
137. Romantic Mr. Granger. : STEWART
138. Brigand. : LADRONE
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1. Intrigue. : CABAL
2. Go to Gretna Green. : ELOPE
3. Half the people. : MALES
4. Eastern potentate. : EMIR
5. Month: Abbr. : NOV
6. Sea demigod. : TRITON
7. Steel: Ger. : STAHL
8. Early Marx Bros. show. : COCONUTS
9. Famous castle in Sussex. : ARUNDEL
10. To laugh: Fr. : RIRE
11. Of each, in Pharmacy. : ANA
12. It comes from S. A. tree. : COCOA
13. Locust tree. : ACACIA
14. Chimney lining. : SOOT
15. Unimportant. : TRIVIAL
16. Renascent. : REBORN
17. ___ du Diable. : ILE
18. Oldest S. A. nation. : PERU
19. One of the Frankies. : LAINE
20. Sidestep. : EVADE
21. Mr. in S. A. : SENOR
30. Stew. : RAGOUT
32. Queried. : ASKED
35. ___ de la Paix. : RUE
36. Nickname of Florida resort. : STPETE
38. Cleanse. : SCOUR
40. Famous novel set in Venezuela. : GREENMANSIONS
42. His statue is in Central Park. : SIMONBOLIVAR
44. Proofreader's mark. : STET
45. ___ de Norte America. : ESTADOSUNIDOS
46. Resembling tresses. : MANEY
47. Sensitive. : ALIVE
48. French saint. : DENIS
49. Engine cover. : HOOD
50. 7,112,000 square miles. : SOUTHAMERICA
53. Hollow stems. : CANES
54. Part of 50 Down. : ANDES
55. Available. : READY
57. Worn out. : SPENT
59. Smart alecks. : WISEGUYS
60. One of the Inches. : BIG
62. Public squabble. : SCENE
63. Godfathers: Fr. : COMPERES
64. South of France. : MIDI
66. Stable voices. : MOOS
67. Torrid ___. : ZONE
70. Breakfast food. : BRAN
72. Lady of the Mint. : ROSS
73. Part of India. : BERAR
75. Cuts. : HEWS
77. Scatter. : STREW
78. Current dance craze in S. A. : MAMBO
79. A crystalline ether. : APIOL
80. Mountain chain. : RANGE
84. South American marmosets. : MICOS
85. In harmony. : ATUNE
86. Aeries. : NESTS
88. S. A. Indian. : ONA
90. Dormice. : LEROTS
91. Japanese apricots. : UMES
93. Dark-brown fur. : OTTER
94. West Indies products. : RUMS
95. Changes. : ALTERS
97. Hops about. : FLITS
98. Irritable. : PETULANT
101. Property. : EFFECTS
103. Reverent one. : KNEELER
104. "___ and Bill." : MIN
106. Lasso. : LARIAT
107. Tin hat. : HELMET
109. Pop songstress Lewis. : MONICA
110. Administrative capital of Bolivia. : LAPAZ
111. Clean the slate. : ERASE
112. Pronunciamentos. : DICTA
115. Allay. : SLAKE
117. Rube. : YOKEL
118. Boulevard in Latin-American cities. : PRADO
119. Great Blue ___. : HERON
120. Rhone tributary. : ISERE
122. Chemical compound. : DIOL
124. Mississippi engineer. : EADS
125. ___ Friburgo, Brazil. : NOVA
126. Hebrew month. : ADAR
128. Ziegfeld. : FLO
130. Prisoner of war. : POW
132. Legendary British King. : LUD

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 27 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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