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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 Down
1. "___ 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
98. Gourds. : PEPOS
99. Worn by Imogene Coca. : BOA
100. ___vark or ___wolf. : AARD
104. It bridges the Bosphorus. : ISTANBUL
106. 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
115. Roto color. : SEPIA
116. Requires. : NEEDS
117. Headliner. : STAR
118. Subtracting. : LESS
119. Part of a tire. : TREAD
1. Hans ___: Die Meistersinger. : SACHS
2. Principal Roman rooms. : ATRIA
3. The late Mr. Pemberton. : BROCK
4. Racer-airman-tycoon. : RICKENBACKER
5. Fencing sword. : EPEE
6. Ammo. : SHELLS
7. Spanish pines. : PINOS
8. Bread: Comb. form. : ARTO
9. Fate of the Royal Oak. : TORPEDOED
10. Custody. : CHARGE
11. Success. : HIT
12. Hebrew measures. : OMERS
13. Dry riverbed. : WADI
14. Duchess of Kent. : MARINA
15. Prognostic. : ORACULAR
16. Reappear. : RECUR
17. Administer extreme unction. : ANELE
18. Nostrils. : NARES
21. What Dr. Howell did with clouds. : SEEDED
27. Back of the neck. : NAPE
29. Calorie control. : DIET
33. Implicates. : EMBROILS
36. Northumberland river. : ALN
37. Mr. Landon. : ALF
38. Nickname. : TONI
39. Snatch. : GRAB
40. Restored to good spirits. : RELEVATED
41. Works of Frost, Sandburg, etc. : AMERICANA
42. Poker hand. : PAIR
44. Edward Hopper's medium. : OILS
46. Disciplinarians. : MARTINETS
47. Victor Herbert's works. : OPERETTAS
48. Fix anew. : REDO
50. Wet road hazard. : SKID
51. Biographer Ludwig. : EMIL
52. Gorge. : CHASM
54. Hangars. : SHEDS
56. Expunge. : ERASE
57. Flower stem. : SCAPE
60. Blanche ___ of silent films. : SWEET
61. Prankish adventure. : ESCAPADE
64. Author of "The King's Cavalier." : SHELLABARGER
67. Spreads for drying. : TEDS
68. Stars of Disney's "Cinderella." : MICE
69. Long story. : SAGA
70. Macaws. : ARAS
72. Charter. : HIRE
73. Aching. : SORE
76. Golf hazard. : TRAP
77. Major domo. : SENESCHAL
81. Boarded a Stratocruiser. : EMPLANED
84. Ourselves: Ger. : UNS
85. Exclamation. : AHA
87. Disentangle. : COMB
88. Opposed to altruism. : EGOISM
89. Caught by tyro oarsman. : CRAB
91. Curdlers: Var. : RENETS
93. First game of season. : OPENER
94. Almsters. : DOLERS
95. Site of one of the earliest public libraries in Europe. : MILAN
96. Kind of orange tree. : OSAGE
97. Outdoor step. : STILE
98. Fleece: Scot. : PLOAT
99. Martyred Czech. : BENES
101. Mouth open. : AGAPE
102. Networks. : RETIA
103. Fear. : DREAD
105. Jorda, Barlick, Hubbard, etc. : UMPS
107. Scout outing. : HIKE
108. River between Manhattan and Brooklyn. : EAST
111. 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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