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Harold T. Bers
Harold T. Bers

CAPITAL GAINS

New York Times, Sunday, July 2, 1961

Author:
Harold T. Bers
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 66, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { F Q Z }, Scrabble score: 561 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 125, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
Harold T. Bers has 138 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,370
Across
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A Merman co-star. : LAMAS
6
Arizona river. : SALT
10
Shaped steel beam. : LBAR
14
Prophetic. : VATIC
19
Floating. : AWASH
20
Mine: Fr. : AMOI
21
Egyptian dancer. : ALME
22
Certain acids. : AMINO
23
What Sligo is. : MARKETTOWN
25
Origins. : ROOTSTOCKS
27
Tom's loot. : PIG
28
Across: Prefix. : TRANS
29
Lemony. : CITRIC
30
Revue item. : SKIT
31
Where Mary Stuart was crowned. : STIRLING
33
Inge vehicle. : BUS
34
Primitive epic poem. : EPOS
36
Navy man: Abbr. : ENS
37
Tides. : NEAPS
38
Woman of old Iran. : PERSIS
40
"In them ___ hills." : THAR
42
"___ Way." : SWANNS
44
Uproar. : BEDLAM
45
Loud speaker. : STENTOR
48
Designating a kind of wall. : TILED
49
Tom's partner. : JERRY
50
Tommy's lowest rank: Abbr. : PTE
52
Place in Hersey novel. : ADANO
53
Actor Wallach. : ELI
54
Where Ephesus was. : IONIA
55
Plea of the disappointed. : SOURGRAPES
57
Birds. : PEAHENS
60
Mill item. : GRIST
62
Relatives of daisy cutters. : LINERS
63
Young visitor in U. S. : EXCHANGESTUDENT
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Where Perugia is. : UMBRIA
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Convivial. : JOLLY
71
Subject of Millet painting. : ANGELUS
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All or nearly all. : LIONSSHARE
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Downright. : PLAIN
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2½ shillings in 1086. : ORA
81
First fruits of a benefice. : ANNAT
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Prepare. : ARM
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Golf shots. : CHIPS
84
Jejune. : BANAL
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Rubricity. : REDNESS
88
French textile city. : AMIENS
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Be all thumbs. : BUNGLE
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Kitchen fixture. : SINK
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Madison Ave. creation. : SLOGAN
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Not on deck. : BELOW
94
Take steps. : ACT
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Beach phenomenon. : TIDE
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Beach product. : TAN
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Ohio city. : BELLAIRE
102
Touchy. : SORE
104
Roman official. : LICTOR
106
Decorative band. : BRAID
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Educators' group. : NEA
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Adirondack ski center. : SPECULATOR
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Kind of cook. : SHORTORDER
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Palm tree. : ARECA
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Slangy dissent. : NOPE
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Sea fish. : HAKE
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Silly ones. : GEESE
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Mother: Lat. : MATER
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Fruitless. : ARID
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Kind of silver: Abbr. : STER
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Sympathized with one faction. : SIDED
Down
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Room décor. : LAMPS
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Expect. : AWAIT
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Book notes. : MARGINALIA
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Bid's companion. : ASK
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Lerwick is its county seat. : SHETLAND
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Demons. : SATANS
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By joint action of. : AMONG
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Moos. : LOWS
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Pan. : TIN
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City in Thessaly. : LARISSA
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Unsightly thing. : BLOT
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Work by Ovid. : AMORES
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Provide with a new ferrule. : RETIP
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Tub. : VAT
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Cabbie of the 1930's. : AMOS
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Kind of parade. : TICKERTAPE
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Finish a drawing. : INKIN
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Outlays. : COSTS
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Steps lightly. : TRIPS
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Rob Roy's creator. : SCOTT
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Like some locks. : CURLY
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Lacoste. : RENE
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Soil, as garments in the mud. : BEDRAGGLE
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Popular jazz pianist. : SHEARING
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Fairy. : PERI
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Tax. : IMPOST
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Faster than larghetto. : ANDANTE
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Proceeding. : STEP
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Ruse. : WILE
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Son (of), in Hebrew names. : BEN
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Indian weight. : SER
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Corker. : ONER
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"New Yorker" founder. : ROSS
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Logan or Billings. : JOSH
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Ballerina garb. : TUTU
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Contemporaries of the Aztecs. : INCAS
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Endless and difficult. : SISYPHEAN
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No. 2 Astronaut. : GLENN
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Hugo tragedy. : HERNANI
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Living now. : EXISTENT
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Electric unit. : REL
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Not quite closed. : AJAR
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Conforming to a type. : NORMAL
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Platform. : DAIS
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Adjective suffix. : ULAR
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Gershwin song. : MINE
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London's Fifth Ave. : BONDSTREET
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Tedious. : LONGWINDED
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Chkalov's river. : URAL
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Over the counter, for one. : SALE
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Experiences. : HAS
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Waterfall: Scot. : LINN
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Philatelic group. : APS
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Groucho's trademark. : CIGAR
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Certain newspaper editions. : BULLDOGS
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Wild ox. : ANOA
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Aptitude. : SKILL
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Took a certain kind of trip. : MOTORED
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Babylonian goddess. : BELIT
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District. : SECTOR
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Porter. : BEARER
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Shillong is its capital. : ASSAM
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Product of the tropics. : COPRA
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Famous statue in the Louvre. : DIANA
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Flat. : BROKE
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Dodger great. : REESE
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Like some pitchers. : EARED
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Behold!: Lat. : ECCE
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Sun hat. : TOPI
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Learned Brahman. : BHAT
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Arab group. : UAR
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Soothing sounds. : SHS
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___ publicae (in matters of state): Lat. : REI

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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