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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
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Praise obsequiously. : ADULATE
8
Chief of the ECA. : HOFFMAN
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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
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Peculiar mammal discovered in 1900. : OKAPI
31
Uppish person. : SNOB
32
Ox of Celebes. : ANOA
33
Sunbathe. : TAN
34
Ancestor of all mankind. : NOAH
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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
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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
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Player in "The Insect Comedy." : ANT
72
GI coat. : TUNIC
73
Membranes. : TELAE
75
Horizontal. : ACROSS
76
Authoress Ferber. : EDNA
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Shrewd. : CLEVER
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An earlier Rooney. : PAT
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Contested an election. : RAN
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Baseball deals. : TRADES
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Sarah Josepha ___, editor of Godey's Lady's Book. : HALE
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Authoress Glyn. : ELINOR
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White Russian capital. : MINSK
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Employers. : USERS
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Summer: Fr. : ETE
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Execute. : ELECTROCUTE
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Conform to. : OBSERVE
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Re-allocate. : REDIVIDE
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Irish port and fishing center. : SLIGO
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Added feature. : PLUS
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One of ninety-six: Abbr. : SEN
100
Withdraw. : RECANT
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What Congress does. : LEGISLATES
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Pour. : DECANT
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Indian of a once powerful Mexican tribe. : TECO
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Pennsylvania port. : ERIE
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Precipitates in icy showers. : SLEETS
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Australian statesman. : EVATT
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Virginia specialty. : REEL
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Circus rings. : ARENAS
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Famous Greek cloister. : LAVRA
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Study. : PORE
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Thakin Nu's people. : BURMESE
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Area of Africa. : SUDAN
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___ paper, with watermarks. : LAID
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Wood sorrel. : OCA
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Gray: Fr. : GRIS
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Footless animal. : APOD
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Assyrian deity. : ASHIR
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Room. : DEN
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Famous chef. : SAVARIN
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Literary selection. : ANALECT
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Suffer extremely: Eng. sp. : AGONISE
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Light wool fabric. : ETAMINE
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Hangers-on. : RETINUE
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Mollifies. : RELENTS
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Indicated. : DENOTED
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Caused to arise. : ERECTED
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Declares. : ALLEGES
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Keeps away. : ABSENTS
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Reuther's bailiwick. : DETROIT
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Unarmed. : UNREADY
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Aloha token. : LEI
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Palo ___, California. : ALTO
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English schoolboy treats. : TUCKS
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Breathe out. : EXHALE
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Undecided. : HESITANT
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Medical suffix. : OMA
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Evergreens. : FIRS
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Western Union nation. : FRANCE
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"The Great ___," by Hecht and Fowler. : MAGOO
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Drums. : ATABALS
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Profit. : NET
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Dominoes. : STONES
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Gentle heat. : TEPOR
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Genus of trees. : OLEA
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Lord, in Jacobite Church. : MAR
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Embodiments. : AVATARS
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Oberon's wife. : TITANIA
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World War II plane. : AVENGER
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Brewery city with rock-hewn storage vaults. : PILSEN
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Frictions. : ATTRITIONS
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Dutch old master. : HALS
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Market manipulators. : SPECULATORS
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___ box. : SOAP
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Capital of Tibet. : LASSA
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Folding money: Slang. : LETTUCE
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Foster's river. : SWANEE
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Stupid people: Slang. : MUTTS
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Short drink. : DRAM
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Rome's port. : OSTIA
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Straightforward. : HONEST
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Formerly. : ERST
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Framing timber in a house. : RIB
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Tanks. : VATS
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Walker Cooper. : CATCHER
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Howl like a wolf. : ULULATE
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Decorated with strips. : PANELED
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Desks. : ESCRITOIRES
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Stocking runs. : LADDERS
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Discourage. : UNNERVE
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Admiral Halsey's one-time aide. : STASSEN
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Split. : RIVE
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Factory. : PLANT
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Famous war correspondent, author of "Maggie." : CRANE
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Portions of the earth's surface directly above foci of earthquakes. : EPICENTERS
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Facility. : EASE
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Widow. : RELICT
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Senator from Georgia. : RUSSELL
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Mother of Helen. : LEDA
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Hero of twenty-eight volumes. : ROLLO
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Common crocodile. : MUGGER
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Bitter nut. : KOLA
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Consequence. : EVENT
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Co.: French. : CIE
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Reservations. : BUTS
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Angry. : IRATE
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Beseeches. : PLEADS
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Pour. : TEEM
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Wound in and out. : SINUATED
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Denizen of a rookery. : SEAL
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Ousted. : DEPOSED
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Call forth: Rare. : EVOCATE
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Trailer: English. : CARAVAN
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Domestic helper. : CLEANER
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Ducking. : EVADING
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Flare-up point in Europe. : TRIESTE
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Dolor. : SADNESS
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Devastated. : RUINED
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Ancient Greek dialect. : AEOLIC
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Foreign Legion stamping ground. : SAHARA
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Salt. : BRINE
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Flood. : SPATE
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Actor Bruce. : NIGEL
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Unyielding courage. : GRIT
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Make an impression. : DENT
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Heavy reverberatory sound. : ROLL
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I love: Latin. : AMO
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Land measure. : ARE
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Actor's ready line. : CUE
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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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