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Harold T. Bers
Harold T. Bers

GLOBAL GLEANINGS

New York Times, Sunday, June 20, 1948

Author: Harold T. Bers
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 164, Blocks: 73, Avg Word Len: 5.56, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 628 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 168, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 44 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Harold T. Bers has 138 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1948, The New York TimesNo. 332
Across Down
1. Praise obsequiously. : ADULATE
8. Chief of the ECA. : HOFFMAN
15. Pores. : STOMATA
22. Western Union trio. : BENELUX
23. Turkish office. : EMIRATE
24. City of Israel. : TELAVIV
25. Chicago Cardinal. : STRITCH
26. Italian Socialist leader. : SARAGAT
27. Produce an effect. : OPERATE
28. Before. : ERE
29. Peculiar mammal discovered in 1900. : OKAPI
31. Uppish person. : SNOB
32. Ox of Celebes. : ANOA
33. Sunbathe. : TAN
34. Ancestor of all mankind. : NOAH
36. Long cuts. : SLITS
38. Tumbler holder. : COASTER
40. Scottish writer of fairy tales. : LANG
41. ___ river, as the Hudson. : TIDAL
43. Run out. : ELAPSE
45. A great deal: Colloq. : LOTS
46. Mihai's grandmother. : MARIE
47. Designed. : STYLED
49. Snow: Dial. : SNEW
50. Glacial ridges. : OSAR
51. Vivid-hued cavalryman. : HUSSAR
52. Vanishing vehicles. : STREETCARS
55. Fulcrums. : PIVOTS
57. Donated by Dwight Davis. : CUP
60. Mountain lake. : TARN
61. Consolidate. : UNITE
63. Submerged son of Zeus. : TANTALUS
67. Shakespearean direction. : ALARUMS
69. Postwar expedients. : PLEBISCITES
71. Player in "The Insect Comedy." : ANT
72. GI coat. : TUNIC
73. Membranes. : TELAE
75. Horizontal. : ACROSS
76. Authoress Ferber. : EDNA
77. Shrewd. : CLEVER
79. An earlier Rooney. : PAT
80. Contested an election. : RAN
81. Baseball deals. : TRADES
83. Sarah Josepha ___, editor of Godey's Lady's Book. : HALE
84. Authoress Glyn. : ELINOR
87. White Russian capital. : MINSK
89. Employers. : USERS
90. Summer: Fr. : ETE
91. Execute. : ELECTROCUTE
93. Conform to. : OBSERVE
95. Re-allocate. : REDIVIDE
97. Irish port and fishing center. : SLIGO
98. Added feature. : PLUS
99. One of ninety-six: Abbr. : SEN
100. Withdraw. : RECANT
102. What Congress does. : LEGISLATES
105. Pour. : DECANT
108. Indian of a once powerful Mexican tribe. : TECO
110. Pennsylvania port. : ERIE
111. Precipitates in icy showers. : SLEETS
115. Australian statesman. : EVATT
116. Virginia specialty. : REEL
117. Circus rings. : ARENAS
119. Famous Greek cloister. : LAVRA
120. Study. : PORE
121. Thakin Nu's people. : BURMESE
123. Area of Africa. : SUDAN
125. ___ paper, with watermarks. : LAID
126. Wood sorrel. : OCA
127. Gray: Fr. : GRIS
128. Footless animal. : APOD
130. Assyrian deity. : ASHIR
132. Room. : DEN
133. Famous chef. : SAVARIN
135. Literary selection. : ANALECT
137. Suffer extremely: Eng. sp. : AGONISE
139. Light wool fabric. : ETAMINE
140. Hangers-on. : RETINUE
141. Mollifies. : RELENTS
142. Indicated. : DENOTED
143. Caused to arise. : ERECTED
144. Declares. : ALLEGES
1. Keeps away. : ABSENTS
2. Reuther's bailiwick. : DETROIT
3. Unarmed. : UNREADY
4. Aloha token. : LEI
5. Palo ___, California. : ALTO
6. English schoolboy treats. : TUCKS
7. Breathe out. : EXHALE
8. Undecided. : HESITANT
9. Medical suffix. : OMA
10. Evergreens. : FIRS
11. Western Union nation. : FRANCE
12. "The Great ___," by Hecht and Fowler. : MAGOO
13. Drums. : ATABALS
14. Profit. : NET
15. Dominoes. : STONES
16. Gentle heat. : TEPOR
17. Genus of trees. : OLEA
18. Lord, in Jacobite Church. : MAR
19. Embodiments. : AVATARS
20. Oberon's wife. : TITANIA
21. World War II plane. : AVENGER
30. Brewery city with rock-hewn storage vaults. : PILSEN
32. Frictions. : ATTRITIONS
35. Dutch old master. : HALS
37. Market manipulators. : SPECULATORS
39. ___ box. : SOAP
40. Capital of Tibet. : LASSA
42. Folding money: Slang. : LETTUCE
44. Foster's river. : SWANEE
46. Stupid people: Slang. : MUTTS
48. Short drink. : DRAM
50. Rome's port. : OSTIA
51. Straightforward. : HONEST
53. Formerly. : ERST
54. Framing timber in a house. : RIB
56. Tanks. : VATS
57. Walker Cooper. : CATCHER
58. Howl like a wolf. : ULULATE
59. Decorated with strips. : PANELED
62. Desks. : ESCRITOIRES
64. Stocking runs. : LADDERS
65. Discourage. : UNNERVE
66. Admiral Halsey's one-time aide. : STASSEN
68. Split. : RIVE
69. Factory. : PLANT
70. Famous war correspondent, author of "Maggie." : CRANE
74. Portions of the earth's surface directly above foci of earthquakes. : EPICENTERS
76. Facility. : EASE
78. Widow. : RELICT
82. Senator from Georgia. : RUSSELL
85. Mother of Helen. : LEDA
86. Hero of twenty-eight volumes. : ROLLO
87. Common crocodile. : MUGGER
88. Bitter nut. : KOLA
91. Consequence. : EVENT
92. Co.: French. : CIE
94. Reservations. : BUTS
96. Angry. : IRATE
98. Beseeches. : PLEADS
101. Pour. : TEEM
103. Wound in and out. : SINUATED
104. Denizen of a rookery. : SEAL
105. Ousted. : DEPOSED
106. Call forth: Rare. : EVOCATE
107. Trailer: English. : CARAVAN
109. Domestic helper. : CLEANER
112. Ducking. : EVADING
113. Flare-up point in Europe. : TRIESTE
114. Dolor. : SADNESS
116. Devastated. : RUINED
117. Ancient Greek dialect. : AEOLIC
118. Foreign Legion stamping ground. : SAHARA
121. Salt. : BRINE
122. Flood. : SPATE
124. Actor Bruce. : NIGEL
127. Unyielding courage. : GRIT
129. Make an impression. : DENT
131. Heavy reverberatory sound. : ROLL
134. I love: Latin. : AMO
135. Land measure. : ARE
136. Actor's ready line. : CUE
138. Indicating maiden name. : NEE

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 36 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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