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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
1. 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
67. 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
87. 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
94. Marker on a golf course. : PIN
95. Hymned rock. : AGES
97. Ingenuous. : CALLOW
100. "Sweetening" the soil. : LIMING
103. Your first toy. : RATTLE
107. Rabbit-sized rodent. : AGOUTI
108. Makes evident. : EVINCES
110. Young republic. : ISRAEL
111. Instructs, as a witness. : PRIMES
112. Pulitzer Prize novelist. : COZZENS
113. Capital of New Caledonia. : NOUMEA
114. Fifth Avenue outing. : PARADE
115. Stepper. : TREADER
116. Enrolls. : ENTERS
Down
1. Crowds. : JAMS
2. Malignant. : EVIL
3. Strainer sieve: Dial. : SILE
4. Fed up. : SATED
5. Happy land. : UTOPIA
6. Florida naval base. : PENSACOLA
7. Bark: Slang. : YIP
8. Discomfits. : ABASHES
9. Drink of the gods. : NECTAR
10. "The Gatsby." : GREAT
11. Boat awning. : TILT
12. Ex-middleweight champ. : ZALE
13. Isolated: Poet. : ENISLED
14. Outrigger raft. : CATAMARAN
15. Hindu incarnation. : AVATAR
16. Cleveland pitching ace. : LEMON
17. ___ ben David, founder of Jewish sect, 765 A.D. : ANAN
18. Certain. : SURE
19. Beer collar. : HEAD
30. Fishing requisite. : LURE
33. Russian city. : OREL
34. "Petroleum V. Nasby." : LOCKE
35. Masters: Persia. : AGHAS
36. Kingdom since 1946. : TRANSJORDAN
38. Wood underminers. : TERMITES
39. Literary commentator. : ANNOTATER
40. Stain. : DISCOLOR
41. Broadway's W. S. Gilbert. : HAMMERSTEIN
42. Adherent of a fourth century doctrine. : ARIAN
43. Skins. : PEELS
45. Try: Eng. sp. : ENDEAVOUR
47. Salts. : SALS
48. Personal camouflages. : WARPAINTS
50. Small boats. : DINGEYS
51. Literary tracts. : TREATISES
53. Girl's name. : ROSALIA
56. British warship attacked in China. : AMETHYST
57. Organ lever, worked with the leg. : KNEESTOP
60. Durocher. : LIP
61. Curve. : ESS
67. Arm of the Aegean. : SAROS
68. Tropical tree. : TREMA
70. New York Senator. : IVES
72. Blackmore's heroine. : LORNA
73. Composition. : ESSAY
75. Else. : OTHERWISE
77. Blue-black falcon. : PEREGRINE
79. Weed out. : SORT
82. Spanish exclamation. : HOLA
85. Send back to Washington. : REELECT
86. Bearer of hereditary qualities. : PANGENE
89. Kicked. : BOOTED
90. Uttered primly. : MINCED
91. Brief annual period of festivity. : SEASON
93. Feather. : PLUMA
94. Mary Martin's leading man. : PINZA
96. Walk cockily. : STRUT
97. Lil Abner's creator. : CAPP
98. Site of Taj Mahal. : AGRA
99. Fat dormouse. : LOIR
101. Mr. Novello. : IVOR
102. He hit No. 300 this season. : MIZE
104. Mild. : TAME
105. Oblique look. : LEER
106. Greek guerrilla group. : ELAS
109. 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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