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Harold T. Bers
Harold T. Bers

TRAVELOGUE

New York Times, Sunday, May 15, 1960

Author:
Harold T. Bers
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 164, Blocks: 75, Avg Word Len: 5.54, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 678 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 172, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 27
Harold T. Bers has 138 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,957
Across
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Placed in a display case. : RACKED
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The beat. : TEMPO
12
Partner of nonsense. : STUFF
17
Astronaut's concern. : MARS
21
Heroine when knights were bold. : ELAINE
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East of Barbados. : OCEAN
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Slugger Banks. : ERNIE
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Genu. : KNEE
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Capital of Martinique. : FORTDEFRANCE
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Capital of Curaçao. : WILLEMSTAD
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Harem room. : ODA
30
Quarrel. : SPAT
31
Cricket match. : TEST
33
Old-time movie name. : NALDI
34
Girl in a Gilbert and Sullivan title. : IDA
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Costa ___. : RICA
37
Lethargy. : STUPOR
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Where Carol Heiss shines. : ONICE
41
Chair back. : SPLAT
43
Provincial capital, in Siam. : MUANG
45
Stravinsky. : IGOR
46
Stood (by). : ABIDED
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Dresden's river. : ELBE
48
Nieuw ___, in Dutch Guiana. : AMSTERDAM
50
Uproar. : FRACAS
51
What wholesalers do. : RESELL
53
___ generis. : SUI
54
Like a trident. : PRONGED
56
Stevenson's Doctor on the Spanish Main. : LIVESEY
57
One of the B. W. I. : DOMINICA
62
Bread spreads. : OLEOS
63
With it: Ger. : DAMIT
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N. latitude of 32 Down. : ELEVEN
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Sister island of St. Kitts. : NEVIS
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Marine realm of the Caribbean. : TROPICALIA
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Telegram sender. : WIRER
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Story to the press. : RELEASE
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Cartographer's term. : INSET
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Away: Abbr. : ABS
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Bird: Lat. : AVIS
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Strip of spars. : DEMAST
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Mixing device. : SHAKER
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Gibbons. : APES
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Wine. : RED
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SW Caribbean port. : COLON
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Ports of call: Fr. : ESCALES
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Yellow. : OCHRE
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Climatic factor in Caribbean. : TRADEWINDS
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Equine. : HORSY
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Windward Passage, for example. : STRAIT
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Year: Fr. : ANNEE
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Mont Ste. ___, Alsace peak. : ODILE
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Where Charlotte Amalie is. : STTHOMAS
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Restricted. : STINTED
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One of the B. W. I. : GRENADA
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Scottish verb. : HAE
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Frank. : CANDID
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Grumble. : MUTTER
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Jutted. : PROTRUDED
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Starch with chicken dishes. : RICE
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Flouts. : DEFIES
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Lager, in Germany. : BIER
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Roman garment. : STOLA
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"As drunk as ___." : ALORD
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Guess: Colloq. : INFER
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Vermouth ___. : CASSIS
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Unique person: Slang. : ONER
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Lady of the house. : MOM
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Mrs. Hobby. : OVETA
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Cross. : SPAN
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Adjective suffix. : ITIC
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Ending in botany. : OME
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Capital of Barbados. : BRIDGETOWN
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Source of raw material for curaçao. : ORANGEGROVES
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Longest river of Siberia. : LENA
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French girl's name. : RENEE
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Silk voile. : NINON
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Caribbean's largest city. : HABANA
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Nervous. : EDGY
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Dutch city. : BREDA
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Metal pieces. : TBARS
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N. latitude of Santiago de Cuba. : TWENTY
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Paseo de la ___, Mexico City boulevard. : REFORMA
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Freehold estate, in law. : ALODIUM
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Its port is LaGuaira. : CARACAS
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Caboodle's partner. : KIT
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Omegas. : ENDS
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Waters of many fathoms. : DEEPS
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Island off Haiti; Spanish for turtle. : TORTUGA
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Marshall Plan adjunct. : ECA
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Wise advisor. : MENTOR
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Horse. : PACER
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Singles. : ONES
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Stitch. : SEW
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Home of Calypso. : TRINIDAD
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Loosens shoes. : UNLACES
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Loaded. : FILLED
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Farm requirement. : FEED
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Former German money: Abbr. : MKS
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West Indies. : ANTILLES
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Acceptable appraisal of a book. : READABLE
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With dignity. : SEDATELY
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Prophetic. : FATIDIC
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Wrong: Prefix. : MIS
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One of the B. W. I. : TOBAGO
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Insect. : ANT
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Splendor. : POMP
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Most agreeable. : NICEST
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Money in Bogota. : PESETA
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Discoverer of kerosene, 1852. : GESNER
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TV Western star. : ARNESS
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Kind of attraction Yucatán offers. : RUIN
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Send out leaves. : FOLIATE
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Hoarier. : RIMIER
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Oust. : EVICT
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Goes island-hopping. : ROVES
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Slips. : LAPSES
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Longtime N. Y. Sun editor : DEWART
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Dickens character. : OLIVER
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Yucatán's principle city. : MERIDA
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Star in "Our Man in Havana." : IVES
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Member of buttercup family. : ANEMONE
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West Indies transportation. : DONKEYS
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¾-ton antelope. : ELAND
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Money in Tabriz. : RIALS
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Howells hero. : LAPHAM
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Ancient name in Spain. : IBERIA
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Stocks, back accounts, etc. : ASSETS
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Trusted (with "on"). : RELIED
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Big fish: Spanish for scholar. : ESCOLAR
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Defeated. : DOWNED
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Ran swiftly. : HARED
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Prefix for heights. : ACRO
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100: Comb. form. : CENTI
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25c items. : SHINES
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Supporting cast. : OTHERS
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Anger: Colloq. : DANDER
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Raid. : SORTIE
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Photo copy. : STAT
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Discourages. : DETERS
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High explosive. : THORITE
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Progress clumsily. : SCRAMBLE
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Made to order. : TAILORED
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Taking office. : INCOMING
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Laughed raucously. : GUFFAWED
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Sacred bull. : APIS
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Italian name for Riviera resort. : MENTONE
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Abdicates. : RESIGNS
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___-Aztecan language. : UTO
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OSS chief. : DONOVAN
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Strontium, for example. : ELEMENT
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Consider probable. : DARESAY
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Cottage cheese eater. : DIETER
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A principal crop of the West Indies. : BANANA
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Retriever. : DOG
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B. W. I. native. : CARIB
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View. : SIGHT
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Be, for instance. : VERB
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___ Neuf, Paris. : PONT
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Stomach. : CRAW
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Sunlight. : DAY
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Educational group. : NEA
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Correlative. : NOR
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High British order. : OBE

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 18 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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