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Harold T. Bers
Harold T. Bers

WORD ALMANAC

New York Times, Sunday, August 12, 1951

Author:
Harold T. Bers
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 60, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 543 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 144, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 14, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 31
Harold T. Bers has 138 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 784
Across
1
Medical center in Maryland. : BETHESDA
9
International trump card. : ABOMB
14
Denouement. : PAYOFF
20
Tenuous. : ETHEREAL
21
Red-eyed bird. : VIREO
22
N. Y. gateway to Berkshires. : AMENIA
23
Where St. Lo is. : NORMANDY
24
Company much in the news. : ANGLOIRANIAN
26
Metal block. : DIE
27
"The Twelve Pound" and "The New." : LOOKS
29
Shoots forth repeatedly. : DARTLES
30
East: Ger. : OST
31
Susa was its capital. : ELAM
33
Actress of the Gay Nineties. : REHAN
35
___ prosequi. : NOLLE
36
Atahualpa was one. : INCA
37
Cover with more pitch. : RETAR
39
Ex-tennis star Wayne ___. : SABIN
41
His: Fr. : SES
42
Baseball immortal, Cap ___. : ANSON
43
Society lass. : DEB
45
Legal minorities. : NONAGES
47
It's vented. : IRE
48
Queen Mary, for instance. : DOWAGER
52
Ornamental hair-do: Hist. : TETE
53
Wrote a TV scenario. : SCRIPTED
58
He gives drivers' tests. : EXAMINER
60
Fine art of Hogan. : PUTT
62
Unfriendly. : HOSTILE
63
Golf cries. : FORES
64
Animal of the tropics. : TAPIR
66
Remagen Bridge crosses it. : RHINE
68
Bookie's item. : BET
69
Scraps. : ENDS
70
Layers. : LAMINATIONS
72
Ornamental sprinkling. : SEME
73
Never: Ger. : NIE
74
City south of Peoria. : PEKIN
75
Ecuador's President, recently in U. S. : LASSO
76
Nona, Decuma, and Morta. : FATES
77
Import from Portugal. : SARDINE
79
Window decor. : TRIM
81
Bane of lispers. : SIBILANT
83
Storing fodder. : ENSILING
85
Daughter of Geb and Nut. : ISIS
87
Know-alls. : SAVANTS
88
Army rank: Abbr. : GEN
89
New-fangled coffee. : INSTANT
92
Pince-___. : NEZ
93
Flavorful. : SAPID
96
Adam's ___. : ALE
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Mud-sling. : SMEAR
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Spark plug special. : RACER
103
Aid and ___. : ABET
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Hair: Bot. : PILUS
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Leningrad's lake. : ILMEN
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Talk overenthusiastically. : RAVE
109
Gibbon. : LAR
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Late movie comic, Henry ___. : ARMETTA
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Washed. : LAVED
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London's "Old ___." : VIC
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Run, as a Washington agency. : ADMINISTRATE
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Chemical warfare weapon. : LEWISITE
120
House: Fr. : MAISON
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Aunt: Fr. : TANTE
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Recluses. : EREMITES
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Eager. : INTENT
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He wrote "Pomp and Circumstance." : ELGAR
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Dryness. : SERENESS
Down
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Old pitching star, Chief ___. : BENDER
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Where the Arc de Triomphe is. : ETOILE
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Ace in the hole. : THREAT
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Part of a garment. : HEM
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Of an epoch. : ERAL
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Madrileño. : SENOR
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Lower parts of walls. : DADOES
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International playboy in the news. : ALYKHAN
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A star of "Show Boat." : AVA
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Wrap tightly. : BIND
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Cesar Franck's instrument. : ORGAN
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Boston suburb. : MELROSE
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Futile. : BOOTLESS
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Gay place. : PAREE
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Candlenut trees. : AMAS
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Tokio cash. : YEN
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Cocktail garnishes. : ONIONS
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Mighty flop. : FIASCO
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Card game. : FANTAN
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Woes. : ILLS
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Shoe in Holland. : SABOT
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Ladies. : MADAMES
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In the back row, in bowling. : NINEPIN
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Fumbling. : INEPT
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Lyme ___, in Dorset. : REGIS
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Darwin, Audubon, etc. : NATURALISTS
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"And Phoebus 'gins ___." : ARISE
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FDR's Mr. Cohen. : BEN
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Retrieve. : GET
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Golf clubs. : IRONS
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New Cabinet post. : DEFENSE
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English collegian. : OXONIAN
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Guards. : WARDERS
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Won back. : RETAKEN
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Natives of Hupeh: Fr. : CHINOIS
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Native of Yatung. : TIBETAN
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Part of a mechanism. : ELEMENT
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Abhors. : DETESTS
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Branches. : RAMI
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Little Mr. Shandy. : TRIS
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Unit for blood donors. : PINT
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Ridden by a cowpoke. : HOSS
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He founded "Pravda," 1912. : LENIN
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Famed Florida Trail. : TAMIAMI
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Portugal's strong man. : SALAZAR
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Stacked. : PILED
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A bill. : FIVER
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Number. : DIGIT
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___ de veau. : RIS
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Interdict. : BAN
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Hickenlooper's Democratic colleague. : GILLETTE
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Fishing line part. : SNELL
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Non-warring nation. : NEUTRAL
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Food wrapped in corn husks. : TAMALES
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Italian sausage. : SALAMI
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Site of great oil refinery. : ABADAN
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License. : PERMIT
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Objectives. : AIMS
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Horseman and metal worker. : REVERE
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Guardian of Manila. : CAVITE
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Avoids: Fr. : EVITES
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Congressional layoff. : RECESS
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Fabric. : PRINT
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Morgan's friend, Arnold ___. : STANG
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More modern. : NEWER
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In a while. : ANON
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___ boy. : ATTA
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U. S. coin. : DIME
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Bay of Honshu. : ISE
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Poetic contraction. : EER
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Denounced by Billy Graham. : SIN

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 25 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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