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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 Down
1. 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
67. Where Perugia is. : UMBRIA
70. Convivial. : JOLLY
71. Subject of Millet painting. : ANGELUS
75. All or nearly all. : LIONSSHARE
77. Downright. : PLAIN
80. 2½ shillings in 1086. : ORA
81. First fruits of a benefice. : ANNAT
82. Prepare. : ARM
83. Golf shots. : CHIPS
84. Jejune. : BANAL
86. Rubricity. : REDNESS
88. French textile city. : AMIENS
90. Be all thumbs. : BUNGLE
91. Kitchen fixture. : SINK
92. Madison Ave. creation. : SLOGAN
93. Not on deck. : BELOW
94. Take steps. : ACT
96. Beach phenomenon. : TIDE
98. Beach product. : TAN
99. Ohio city. : BELLAIRE
102. Touchy. : SORE
104. Roman official. : LICTOR
106. Decorative band. : BRAID
107. Educators' group. : NEA
108. Adirondack ski center. : SPECULATOR
110. Kind of cook. : SHORTORDER
112. Palm tree. : ARECA
113. Slangy dissent. : NOPE
114. Sea fish. : HAKE
115. Silly ones. : GEESE
116. Mother: Lat. : MATER
117. Fruitless. : ARID
118. Kind of silver: Abbr. : STER
119. Sympathized with one faction. : SIDED
1. Room décor. : LAMPS
2. Expect. : AWAIT
3. Book notes. : MARGINALIA
4. Bid's companion. : ASK
5. Lerwick is its county seat. : SHETLAND
6. Demons. : SATANS
7. By joint action of. : AMONG
8. Moos. : LOWS
9. Pan. : TIN
10. City in Thessaly. : LARISSA
11. Unsightly thing. : BLOT
12. Work by Ovid. : AMORES
13. Provide with a new ferrule. : RETIP
14. Tub. : VAT
15. Cabbie of the 1930's. : AMOS
16. Kind of parade. : TICKERTAPE
17. Finish a drawing. : INKIN
18. Outlays. : COSTS
24. Steps lightly. : TRIPS
26. Rob Roy's creator. : SCOTT
29. Like some locks. : CURLY
32. Lacoste. : RENE
33. Soil, as garments in the mud. : BEDRAGGLE
35. Popular jazz pianist. : SHEARING
38. Fairy. : PERI
39. Tax. : IMPOST
41. Faster than larghetto. : ANDANTE
42. Proceeding. : STEP
43. Ruse. : WILE
44. Son (of), in Hebrew names. : BEN
45. Indian weight. : SER
46. Corker. : ONER
47. "New Yorker" founder. : ROSS
49. Logan or Billings. : JOSH
51. Ballerina garb. : TUTU
54. Contemporaries of the Aztecs. : INCAS
55. Endless and difficult. : SISYPHEAN
56. No. 2 Astronaut. : GLENN
58. Hugo tragedy. : HERNANI
59. Living now. : EXISTENT
61. Electric unit. : REL
64. Not quite closed. : AJAR
65. Conforming to a type. : NORMAL
66. Platform. : DAIS
67. Adjective suffix. : ULAR
68. Gershwin song. : MINE
69. London's Fifth Ave. : BONDSTREET
72. Tedious. : LONGWINDED
73. Chkalov's river. : URAL
74. Over the counter, for one. : SALE
76. Experiences. : HAS
78. Waterfall: Scot. : LINN
79. Philatelic group. : APS
83. Groucho's trademark. : CIGAR
84. Certain newspaper editions. : BULLDOGS
85. Wild ox. : ANOA
87. Aptitude. : SKILL
89. Took a certain kind of trip. : MOTORED
90. Babylonian goddess. : BELIT
92. District. : SECTOR
93. Porter. : BEARER
94. Shillong is its capital. : ASSAM
95. Product of the tropics. : COPRA
97. Famous statue in the Louvre. : DIANA
99. Flat. : BROKE
100. Dodger great. : REESE
101. Like some pitchers. : EARED
103. Behold!: Lat. : ECCE
105. Sun hat. : TOPI
106. Learned Brahman. : BHAT
109. Arab group. : UAR
110. Soothing sounds. : SHS
111. ___ publicae (in matters of state): Lat. : REI

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