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Harold T. Bers
Harold T. Bers

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New York Times, Sunday, July 13, 1947

Author: Harold T. Bers
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 174, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 646 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 155, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, 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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© 1947, The New York TimesNo. 283
Across Down
1. What veterans need. : HOMES
6. Retired Jersey boss. : HAGUE
11. Helmet. : ARMET
16. Bay window. : ORIEL
21. Opposite of agnate. : ENATE
22. Lifeless. : AMORT
23. Overgrown. : WEEDY
24. Capital on the Aar. : BERNE
25. Lawful. : LEGAL
26. Victoria's great-grandson. : MOUNTBATTEN
28. Commerce. : TRADE
29. Freudian specialty. : EGO
30. Monkey's cousin. : LEMUR
32. Slip-up. : ERROR
33. Where Guayaquil is. : ECUADOR
35. Ousted Prime Minister of Hungary. : NAGY
37. Savings items. : BONDS
39. Famous Berlin hotel. : ADLON
41. Yellow-centered flowers. : ASTERS
42. Catkin. : AMENT
44. How the Marines went ashore. : WADED
46. Suit. : AGREE
48. Cad. : DASTARD
51. Chastised. : HIDED
52. Tiff. : SPAT
53. Earth. : DIRT
57. Eager. : INTENT
58. Nuremberg defendant. : PAPEN
59. Vex. : MOLEST
61. Indicating maiden name. : NEE
62. Seafaring people. : NORSE
63. Anglo-American actor. : NIVEN
64. Great philosopher of 19th Cen. : HEGEL
65. Poem about Lenore. : RAVEN
67. Harem room. : ODA
68. They were expelled from Ireland. : SNAKES
70. Farmer poet (1759–96). : BURNS
71. Find out. : DETECT
72. Bristle. : SETA
74. Tenth of an Ephah. : OMER
75. Mr. Prokofieff. : SERGE
76. Shopping districts. : CENTRES
77. Sixth of a drachma. : OBOLUS
79. Senator from Oregon. : MORSE
80. A boundary of U.S.S.R. : BALTIC
81. Portugal's dictator. : SALAZAR
83. Become. : BEFIT
84. He wrote "Utopia." : MORE
85. Golf shot. : CHIP
88. Prayer. : ORISON
89. Waterwheel. : NORIA
90. No cheating. : HONEST
92. Constellation. : ARA
93. Bedding. : LINEN
94. Crete's capital. : CANEA
95. News commentator. : DAVIS
96. He takes polls. : ROPER
98. Practice. : USE
99. Musical forms. : ETUDES
101. Ulianov (1870–1924). : LENIN
102. Untroubled. : SERENE
103. Waldorf muralist. : SERT
105. Wanting in interest. : ARID
106. Parsonage. : MANSE
107. Threshed. : FLAILED
108. Krupp site. : ESSEN
110. Merchants' guild. : HANSE
111. Havana's Fifth Avenue. : PRADO
112. Away at roll-call. : ABSENT
115. "Christ stopped at ___." : EBOLI
117. River, 300 miles into the Bug. : NAREV
119. Nominate. : NAME
123. Hungary's Prime Minister. : DINNYES
125. Napoleon's command. : ARMEE
127. Possible future weapons. : GASES
129. German spa. : BAD
130. Fear. : DREAD
131. Former Ambassador to Argentina. : MESSERSMITH
134. Wipe out. : ERASE
136. Saw. : ADAGE
137. Nymph. : OREAD
138. Tumult. : MELEE
139. Jackson's Secy. of War. : EATON
140. International golf match. : RYDER
141. Inflated. : GASSY
142. Bring pressure. : EXERT
143. Ballad of "Sir Patrick ___." : SPENS
1. Miss Hokinson. : HELEN
2. Big lake in U.S.S.R. : ONEGA
3. He stood at London's Guildhall. : MAGOG
4. Greek numeral 8. : ETA
5. Market. : SELL
6. Famous mining engineer. : HAMMOND
7. Cost. : AMOUNT
8. Fruit of a plant. : GOURD
9. "Ode to a Grecian ___." : URN
10. Feminine suffix. : ETTE
11. Gave an Oscar. : AWARDED
12. Repeated. : RETOLD
13. Moscow's subway. : METRO
14. British Home Secretary. : EDE
15. Newcastle's river. : TYNE
16. Stupid. : OBTUSE
17. Reassessed. : RERATED
18. Turkish decree. : IRADE
19. Witches' home. : ENDOR
20. Peter Lorre looks. : LEERS
27. Former Ambassador to Argentina. : BRADEN
31. First German President. : EBERT
34. Hauls. : CARTS
36. Civil War Governor of Illinois. : YATES
38. Pilfers. : SWIPES
40. Where the Posilipo hills are. : NAPLES
43. Lions' tresses. : MANES
45. Port across from Djibouti. : ADEN
47. Celt. : GAEL
48. Greek goblet. : DINOS
49. Opposed to cathode. : ANODE
50. High-flyer. : STRATOLINER
51. June of the movies. : HAVER
52. Norwegian fjord. : SOGNE
54. Sir Archibald Clark-Kerr. : INVERCHAPEL
55. Republican chairman. : REECE
56. Temporary homes. : TENTS
58. Barbed poles. : PIKES
59. Unite. : MERGE
60. Stoke's river. : TRENT
63. Belgian city. : NAMUR
64. She wrote "Back Street." : HURST
66. Storeroom. : ATTIC
69. Man without a country. : NOLAN
70. U.S.S.R.'s No. 3 man. : BERIA
71. Takes out. : DELES
73. Humble. : ABASE
75. Balkan capital. : SOFIA
76. Worries. : CARES
78. Pure, refreshing air. : OZONE
79. Lakes. : MERES
80. Island group near Japan. : BONIN
81. Alone. : SOLUS
82. Stand up: Slang. : ARISE
83. Studied hard. : BONED
84. Single feature. : MOVIE
86. Pal of Sally and Mary. : IRENE
87. Cut unessentials. : PARED
89. Miss Connor of the Met. : NADINE
90. Famous German astronomer. : HANSEN
91. "Don't ___ on me." : TREAD
94. Health holiday. : CURE
95. Rooms. : DENS
97. Celestial hunter. : ORION
100. Personal liking. : TASTE
101. American poet. : LANIER
102. What Spartacus was. : SLAVE
104. Period of Sinatra-loving. : TEENAGE
106. Belgian town. : MALMEDY
107. Flood. : FRESHET
109. Truman confidant. : SNYDER
110. German planes. : HORSAS
111. Talker. : PRATER
112. Name in Chronicles. : ADDAR
113. Small feathered friend. : BIRDY
114. Runner-up in National Open. : SNEAD
116. Strategic strongholds. : BASES
118. Lithe. : AGILE
120. Slacken. : ABATE
121. Cinema star. : MASON
122. Untrammeled spots. : EDENS
124. Pittsburgh weather. : SMOG
126. Girl's name. : ESME
128. Calls a bet. : SEES
132. Period. : ERA
133. South of the border: Abbr. : MEX
135. The least bit: Colloq. : RAP

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 42 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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