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Harold T. Bers
Harold T. Bers

FROM THE DAY'S NEWS

New York Times, Sunday, June 26, 1949

Author:
Harold T. Bers
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 134, Blocks: 67, Avg Word Len: 5.58, Missing: { F Q X }, Scrabble score: 562 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 154, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 45
Harold T. Bers has 138 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1949, The New York TimesNo. 385
Across
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U. S. Ambassador-at-Large. : JESSUP
7
River crossed by Mao's forces. : YANGTZE
14
Low-slung carriage. : CALASH
20
Fly. : AVIATE
21
Spanish-Portuguese. : IBERIAN
22
North-South street in N.Y. : AVENUE
23
Tv's top star. : MILTON
24
Pope Pius XII before 1939. : PACELLI
25
Singer killed in wartime crash. : TAMARA
26
Is benumbed. : SLEEPS
27
Hawaii and Alaska are potentials. : STATES
28
Made reparation. : ATONED
29
Round face. : DIAL
31
F. H. La G.'s trade-mark. : HAT
32
Salesman who dies nightly on B'way. : LOMAN
34
Buddhist pillar. : LAT
37
Sharper. : ACUTER
39
Sahara region: Var. : ADERAR
41
Gen. Arnold. : HAP
44
Blunderbore was one. : OGRE
46
Miner's goals. : ORES
47
Duke of the Dodgers. : SNIDER
48
Commodities. : WARE
49
Baseball czar. : CHANDLER
51
Basks in the sun. : TANS
52
Seat of U. of Wyoming. : LARAMIE
54
Town in India. : KANDIA
55
Prank: Dial. Eng. : MARLOCK
58
Not unusual. : NORMAL
59
Ruhr city. : ESSEN
60
Calcium carbonate. : LIMESTONE
62
"Ballad of Sir Patrick ___." : SPENS
63
Sharp projecting part. : JAG
64
Willow. : ITEA
65
Pub specialties. : ALES
66
Swiss river. : AAR
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Cook's bailiwick. : STOVE
69
Feet of a pig used as food. : PETTITOES
71
Sock goods. : LISLE
74
Dry gully. : ARROYO
76
Grippe symptom. : SHIVERS
77
Pied horses. : PINTOS
78
Repowders. : REDUSTS
80
Canal in Flanders. : YSER
81
Brooks Atkinson's beat. : THEATERS
83
Extoller of wine. : OMAR
84
Denizens of Aqueduct. : HORSES
86
Unworthy. : POOR
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Mount in Apocrypha. : SINA
88
Polish river. : SAN
89
Worn by Tommies. : BERETS
90
Sweet-sapped trees. : MAPLES
92
Egyptian flute. : NAY
93
"Fermez la ___." : PORTE
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Marker on a golf course. : PIN
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Hymned rock. : AGES
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Ingenuous. : CALLOW
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"Sweetening" the soil. : LIMING
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Your first toy. : RATTLE
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Rabbit-sized rodent. : AGOUTI
108
Makes evident. : EVINCES
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Young republic. : ISRAEL
111
Instructs, as a witness. : PRIMES
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Pulitzer Prize novelist. : COZZENS
113
Capital of New Caledonia. : NOUMEA
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Fifth Avenue outing. : PARADE
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Stepper. : TREADER
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Enrolls. : ENTERS
Down
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Crowds. : JAMS
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Malignant. : EVIL
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Strainer sieve: Dial. : SILE
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Fed up. : SATED
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Happy land. : UTOPIA
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Florida naval base. : PENSACOLA
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Bark: Slang. : YIP
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Discomfits. : ABASHES
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Drink of the gods. : NECTAR
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"The Gatsby." : GREAT
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Boat awning. : TILT
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Ex-middleweight champ. : ZALE
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Isolated: Poet. : ENISLED
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Outrigger raft. : CATAMARAN
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Hindu incarnation. : AVATAR
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Cleveland pitching ace. : LEMON
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___ ben David, founder of Jewish sect, 765 A.D. : ANAN
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Certain. : SURE
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Beer collar. : HEAD
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Fishing requisite. : LURE
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Russian city. : OREL
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"Petroleum V. Nasby." : LOCKE
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Masters: Persia. : AGHAS
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Kingdom since 1946. : TRANSJORDAN
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Wood underminers. : TERMITES
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Literary commentator. : ANNOTATER
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Stain. : DISCOLOR
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Broadway's W. S. Gilbert. : HAMMERSTEIN
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Adherent of a fourth century doctrine. : ARIAN
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Skins. : PEELS
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Try: Eng. sp. : ENDEAVOUR
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Salts. : SALS
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Personal camouflages. : WARPAINTS
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Small boats. : DINGEYS
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Literary tracts. : TREATISES
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Girl's name. : ROSALIA
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British warship attacked in China. : AMETHYST
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Organ lever, worked with the leg. : KNEESTOP
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Durocher. : LIP
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Curve. : ESS
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Arm of the Aegean. : SAROS
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Tropical tree. : TREMA
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New York Senator. : IVES
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Blackmore's heroine. : LORNA
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Composition. : ESSAY
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Else. : OTHERWISE
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Blue-black falcon. : PEREGRINE
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Weed out. : SORT
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Spanish exclamation. : HOLA
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Send back to Washington. : REELECT
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Bearer of hereditary qualities. : PANGENE
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Kicked. : BOOTED
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Uttered primly. : MINCED
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Brief annual period of festivity. : SEASON
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Feather. : PLUMA
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Mary Martin's leading man. : PINZA
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Walk cockily. : STRUT
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Lil Abner's creator. : CAPP
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Site of Taj Mahal. : AGRA
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Fat dormouse. : LOIR
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Mr. Novello. : IVOR
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He hit No. 300 this season. : MIZE
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Mild. : TAME
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Oblique look. : LEER
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Greek guerrilla group. : ELAS
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Russian state: Abbr. : SSR

Answer summary: 12 unique to this puzzle, 33 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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