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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
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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
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Li'l Abner's maw. : PANSY
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Light to read by. : BEDLAMP
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High nest. : AERIE
120
Pre-Ford country transportation. : RIG
121
Haarlem painter. : HALS
124
R. R. barrier. : GATE
125
Funny fellow: Slang. : GINK
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But: French. : MAIS
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Jimmy Dorsey's instrument. : SAX
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Baba or Pasha. : ALI
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Balt. : LETT
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Light carriage. : CALASH
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Semibondage. : PEONAGE
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Vehicle for sporty folks. : CONVERTIBLE
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Transportation for Monsieur et Madame. : CHEMINDEFER
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Work dough. : KNEAD
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Actor Flynn. : ERROL
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Hollywood's Marta. : TOREN
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Col. Galloway of the WAC. : IRENE
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Medicinal leaf. : SENNA
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Studies. : READS
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Straight: Slang. : SPANG
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Fees. : COSTS
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It once meant peace. : TRUCE
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French writer (1823–92). : RENAN
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M. Gide. : ANDRE
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Lake: Dutch. : MEER
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Rasping. : STRIDENT
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Craft on the Styx. : FERRY
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Rio de ___, Africa. : ORO
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Natated. : SWUM
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No work, all play. : SINECURE
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Wilder's "The Woman of ___." : ANDROS
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Woman: Spanish. : MUJER
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Mr. Ludwig. : EMIL
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Stannum. : TIN
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Blue moon. : RARITY
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Ryukyu island. : OKINAWA
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Where to ride in a fiacre. : BOIS
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Response: Abbr. : ANS
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Star in Daly's Theatre. : REHAN
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Preprandial prayer. : GRACE
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Relaxes. : EASES
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Turns to the right. : GEES
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Pakistan seaport and airport. : KARACHI
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Sugar plum. : KISS
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No problem for ranch house owners. : STAIRS
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Native of Cagliari. : SARD
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Norse god. : ODIN
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Gondola. : BOAT
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Peel. : RIND
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Part of a garment. : WAISTBAND
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Famous Clark Gable role. : RHETT
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Flower. : ASTER
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Fast train. : STREAMLINER
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Vanishing vehicles. : TROLLEYCARS
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Traveling ice. : FLOES
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Adjoin. : ABUT
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Type of contest. : ELIMINATION
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Vehicles for small fry. : VELOCIPEDES
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Observers. : EYERS
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Most skilled. : OLDEST
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Appear again. : RECUR
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She starred in "Lulu Belle." : ULRIC
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Ancient transportation. : CARAVAN
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Norse name. : ASE
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Tidewater issue. : OIL
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Future transportation. : SPACESHIP
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Singer Berger. : ERNA
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Column note. : ITEM
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Ship route. : LANE
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Climb, as a tree. : SHIN
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Course of an airscrew. : SPIRAL
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Catcher Courtney. : CLINT
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Headgear. : BERET
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Navy craft. : LST
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Persona ___. : GRATA
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Girl's name. : EVA
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School reports. : MARKS
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Impudent: Slang. : SASSY
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Sir Ensor, Lorna or Carver. : DOONE
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Story. : YARN
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Vehicle for Daisy and mate. : TANDEM
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Crosser. : BRIDGER
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Part of France. : MIDI
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Benedict's last fling. : STAG
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CSA soldiers. : REBS
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Oh dear! : AHME
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Handy man's HQ. : WORKSHOP
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Incidental. : EPISODIC
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Din. : CLATTER
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Tag. : TAIL
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Get-up. : ATTIRE
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Performs. : ENACTS
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Nothing: Fr. : RIEN
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Horses or taxis. : HACKS
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"Go it ___." : ALONE
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Dress fabric. : LINEN
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Scotsmen. : GAELS
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Mimicking. : APING
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Hotel appurtenances. : SAFES
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Ticket seller. : AGENT
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Sherry. : XERES
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Castor's mother. : LEDA
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Bumpkin. : CLOD
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Ares' mother. : HERA
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Peter Ustinov role. : NERO
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Vehicle for Oct. 1. : VAN
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Town near Turin. : BRA
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"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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