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Harold T. Bers
Harold T. Bers

GOING PLACES

New York Times, Sunday, July 19, 1953

Author: Harold T. Bers
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 174, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.18, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 677 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 128, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 28
Harold T. Bers has 138 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,491
Across Down
1. Vanishing vehicles. : TRAMS
6. Cavity: Anat. : FOSSA
11. Paris subway. : METRO
16. Craft for Cleopatra. : BARGE
21. Capture again. : RENET
22. Between Charles and Wilson. : ERWIN
23. Craft for Eskimos. : UMIAK
24. Burdens. : ONERA
25. London subway. : UNDERGROUND
27. Transportation on the Ginza. : JINRIKISHAS
29. Craft for Navy planes. : CARRIER
30. Hollywood's Una. : MERKEL
32. Miss Claire and others. : INAS
33. Tennis serve, nonreturnable. : ACE
34. Compass point : ENE
35. Pashas. : DEYS
37. Coconut fiber. : COIR
38. Sailboat class. : STAR
39. Snake eyes. : ONES
40. Egyptian god. : BES
41. Steel framework. : TRUSS
43. Steinbeck's "Bus." : WAYWARD
45. Suburb of Birmingham, Eng. : ASTON
48. Trotting race site. : FAIR
49. Where Neunkirchen is. : SAAR
51. Accomplish. : ACHIEVE
55. Transportation for those in a hurry. : STRATOLINER
58. Singer Sayao. : BIDU
60. Regatta held since 1839. : HENLEY
61. Racing gait. : TROT
62. Earl's title. : LORD
63. Old French coins. : ECUS
65. Café au ___. : LAIT
67. Island: Fr. : ILE
68. Smörgasbord item. : EEL
69. Poems. : ODES
70. Routs. : SCATTERS
72. Where Dili is. : TIMOR
74. Late inning phenomena. : RALLIES
76. Horse urger. : SPUR
77. French cheeses. : BRIES
79. Twitches. : TICS
80. Included in American Plan. : MEALS
81. Vehicle for English outing. : CHARABANC
83. Full: Prefix. : PLENI
85. Popular novelist of the Twenties. : GLYN
86. Purposive. : TELIC
88. Duct: Latin. : VENA
89. Routes wrongly. : MISMAPS
91. Put through a colander. : RICED
93. Sound off Cape Cod. : VINEYARD
95. Dessert. : TART
96. Literary collation. : TEA
97. Literary collection. : ANA
98. Scottish town. : OBAN
100. Compos mentis. : SANE
101. Football impresario. : MARA
102. Luckman, Gordon, etc. : SIDS
103. Cold war weapon. : TERROR
105. Beardless goat. : TAHR
107. Good dancer, or George Selkirk. : TWINKLETOES
110. Subject of a Lindsay-Crouse play. : ARSENIC
112. Suggest. : HINT
114. 3 to 1, 6 to 5, etc. : ODDS
115. Li'l Abner's maw. : PANSY
116. Light to read by. : BEDLAMP
118. High nest. : AERIE
120. Pre-Ford country transportation. : RIG
121. Haarlem painter. : HALS
124. R. R. barrier. : GATE
125. Funny fellow: Slang. : GINK
126. But: French. : MAIS
128. Jimmy Dorsey's instrument. : SAX
131. Baba or Pasha. : ALI
132. Balt. : LETT
133. Light carriage. : CALASH
135. Semibondage. : PEONAGE
137. Vehicle for sporty folks. : CONVERTIBLE
140. Transportation for Monsieur et Madame. : CHEMINDEFER
142. Work dough. : KNEAD
143. Actor Flynn. : ERROL
144. Hollywood's Marta. : TOREN
145. Col. Galloway of the WAC. : IRENE
146. Medicinal leaf. : SENNA
147. Studies. : READS
148. Straight: Slang. : SPANG
149. Fees. : COSTS
1. It once meant peace. : TRUCE
2. French writer (1823–92). : RENAN
3. M. Gide. : ANDRE
4. Lake: Dutch. : MEER
5. Rasping. : STRIDENT
6. Craft on the Styx. : FERRY
7. Rio de ___, Africa. : ORO
8. Natated. : SWUM
9. No work, all play. : SINECURE
10. Wilder's "The Woman of ___." : ANDROS
11. Woman: Spanish. : MUJER
12. Mr. Ludwig. : EMIL
13. Stannum. : TIN
14. Blue moon. : RARITY
15. Ryukyu island. : OKINAWA
16. Where to ride in a fiacre. : BOIS
17. Response: Abbr. : ANS
18. Star in Daly's Theatre. : REHAN
19. Preprandial prayer. : GRACE
20. Relaxes. : EASES
26. Turns to the right. : GEES
28. Pakistan seaport and airport. : KARACHI
31. Sugar plum. : KISS
36. No problem for ranch house owners. : STAIRS
38. Native of Cagliari. : SARD
39. Norse god. : ODIN
40. Gondola. : BOAT
42. Peel. : RIND
43. Part of a garment. : WAISTBAND
44. Famous Clark Gable role. : RHETT
45. Flower. : ASTER
46. Fast train. : STREAMLINER
47. Vanishing vehicles. : TROLLEYCARS
48. Traveling ice. : FLOES
50. Adjoin. : ABUT
52. Type of contest. : ELIMINATION
53. Vehicles for small fry. : VELOCIPEDES
54. Observers. : EYERS
56. Most skilled. : OLDEST
57. Appear again. : RECUR
59. She starred in "Lulu Belle." : ULRIC
64. Ancient transportation. : CARAVAN
66. Norse name. : ASE
69. Tidewater issue. : OIL
70. Future transportation. : SPACESHIP
71. Singer Berger. : ERNA
73. Column note. : ITEM
75. Ship route. : LANE
76. Climb, as a tree. : SHIN
78. Course of an airscrew. : SPIRAL
81. Catcher Courtney. : CLINT
82. Headgear. : BERET
84. Navy craft. : LST
85. Persona ___. : GRATA
87. Girl's name. : EVA
89. School reports. : MARKS
90. Impudent: Slang. : SASSY
92. Sir Ensor, Lorna or Carver. : DOONE
94. Story. : YARN
95. Vehicle for Daisy and mate. : TANDEM
99. Crosser. : BRIDGER
101. Part of France. : MIDI
102. Benedict's last fling. : STAG
104. CSA soldiers. : REBS
106. Oh dear! : AHME
108. Handy man's HQ. : WORKSHOP
109. Incidental. : EPISODIC
111. Din. : CLATTER
113. Tag. : TAIL
117. Get-up. : ATTIRE
119. Performs. : ENACTS
120. Nothing: Fr. : RIEN
121. Horses or taxis. : HACKS
122. "Go it ___." : ALONE
123. Dress fabric. : LINEN
125. Scotsmen. : GAELS
127. Mimicking. : APING
128. Hotel appurtenances. : SAFES
129. Ticket seller. : AGENT
130. Sherry. : XERES
132. Castor's mother. : LEDA
133. Bumpkin. : CLOD
134. Ares' mother. : HERA
136. Peter Ustinov role. : NERO
138. Vehicle for Oct. 1. : VAN
139. Town near Turin. : BRA
141. "The unfair sex." : MEN

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 23 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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