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Harold T. Bers
Harold T. Bers

MOSAIC IN WORDS

New York Times, Sunday, June 18, 1950

Author:
Harold T. Bers
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 64, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 567 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 126, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, 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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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 436
Across
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"___ Dance," piano showpiece. : SABRE
6
Slight blow. : SPAT
10
Lion-headed dog. : CHOW
14
"Gorgeous Gussie." : MORAN
19
Just hove clear. : ATRIP
20
Reconstructed city. : HIROSHIMA
22
Madison Square Garden. : ARENA
23
Italian statesman. : CROCE
24
Pled. : ENTREATED
25
Wilbur Shaw's profession. : RACER
26
Committee colleague of Senator Tydings. : HICKENLOOPER
28
Mock. : RIDICULE
30
Beer from fermented rice, drunk hot. : SAKE
31
As: Ger. : ALS
32
Periphery. : EDGES
34
Accustoms. : INURES
35
Dozes. : NAPS
37
Revoke. : ADEEM
38
Duck. : TEAL
39
Mrs. Harry James' maiden name. : GRABLE
42
Drudge. : PLOD
43
Southern Italy. : BOOT
45
Love. : AMOR
49
Furnish with new troops. : REMAN
50
Not out. : SAFE
51
The Old Sod. : ERIN
52
Crinkly stuff. : CRAPE
53
Actor Guinness. : ALEC
54
Its use is taught by Hannes Schneider. : SKI
55
Raze. : DEMOLISH
58
Mr. Barber. : RED
59
Festival at Tanglewood. : BERKSHIRE
62
N. Y. seaside resort: ___ Park. : RIIS
63
Venezuelan President, 1900–09. : CASTRO
65
Watched TV. : VIEWED
66
Orchestra seat in Drury Lane. : STALL
68
Good for 150–175 yds. : MASHIE
69
Truman's plane, the "___ Cow." : SACRED
70
They're worth 20 at Canasta. : ACES
71
Seat under E. C. A. : SHIPMENTS
74
Mindanao native. : ATA
75
Platforms. : ESTRADES
78
Dick Button's medium. : ICE
79
Mother of Apollo. : LETO
80
Animal allied to civets. : GENET
82
Prison terms: Slang. : RAPS
83
River W. of Paris. : EURE
85
Holy table. : ALTAR
86
Hero of 1859 novel. : ADAM
87
House: Sp. : CASA
88
Nine: Comb. form. : ENNE
89
Dance step. : CHASSE
90
Play accouterment. : PROP
92
Venetian chiefs. : DOGES
94
The D in o. d. : DRAB
95
Follower of Jinnah. : MOSLEM
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Gourds. : PEPOS
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Worn by Imogene Coca. : BOA
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___vark or ___wolf. : AARD
104
It bridges the Bosphorus. : ISTANBUL
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Commander of Allied ground troops in Japan, 1946–48. : EICHELBERGER
109
Frankie "Wild Goose" ___. : LAINE
110
Nonsense. : MOONSHINE
112
5½-pt. type. : AGATE
113
Lace tag. : AGLET
114
One in the lead. : PACEMAKER
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Roto color. : SEPIA
116
Requires. : NEEDS
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Headliner. : STAR
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Subtracting. : LESS
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Part of a tire. : TREAD
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Hans ___: Die Meistersinger. : SACHS
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Principal Roman rooms. : ATRIA
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The late Mr. Pemberton. : BROCK
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Racer-airman-tycoon. : RICKENBACKER
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Fencing sword. : EPEE
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Ammo. : SHELLS
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Spanish pines. : PINOS
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Bread: Comb. form. : ARTO
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Fate of the Royal Oak. : TORPEDOED
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Custody. : CHARGE
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Success. : HIT
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Hebrew measures. : OMERS
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Dry riverbed. : WADI
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Duchess of Kent. : MARINA
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Prognostic. : ORACULAR
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Reappear. : RECUR
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Administer extreme unction. : ANELE
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Nostrils. : NARES
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What Dr. Howell did with clouds. : SEEDED
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Back of the neck. : NAPE
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Calorie control. : DIET
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Implicates. : EMBROILS
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Northumberland river. : ALN
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Mr. Landon. : ALF
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Nickname. : TONI
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Snatch. : GRAB
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Restored to good spirits. : RELEVATED
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Works of Frost, Sandburg, etc. : AMERICANA
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Poker hand. : PAIR
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Edward Hopper's medium. : OILS
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Disciplinarians. : MARTINETS
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Victor Herbert's works. : OPERETTAS
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Fix anew. : REDO
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Wet road hazard. : SKID
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Biographer Ludwig. : EMIL
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Gorge. : CHASM
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Hangars. : SHEDS
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Expunge. : ERASE
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Flower stem. : SCAPE
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Blanche ___ of silent films. : SWEET
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Prankish adventure. : ESCAPADE
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Author of "The King's Cavalier." : SHELLABARGER
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Spreads for drying. : TEDS
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Stars of Disney's "Cinderella." : MICE
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Long story. : SAGA
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Macaws. : ARAS
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Charter. : HIRE
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Aching. : SORE
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Golf hazard. : TRAP
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Major domo. : SENESCHAL
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Boarded a Stratocruiser. : EMPLANED
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Ourselves: Ger. : UNS
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Exclamation. : AHA
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Disentangle. : COMB
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Opposed to altruism. : EGOISM
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Caught by tyro oarsman. : CRAB
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Curdlers: Var. : RENETS
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First game of season. : OPENER
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Almsters. : DOLERS
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Site of one of the earliest public libraries in Europe. : MILAN
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Kind of orange tree. : OSAGE
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Outdoor step. : STILE
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Fleece: Scot. : PLOAT
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Martyred Czech. : BENES
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Mouth open. : AGAPE
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Networks. : RETIA
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Fear. : DREAD
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Jorda, Barlick, Hubbard, etc. : UMPS
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Scout outing. : HIKE
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River between Manhattan and Brooklyn. : EAST
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Wood sorrel. : OCA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 29 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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