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Harold T. Bers
Harold T. Bers

CROSSPATCH

New York Times, Sunday, August 27, 1950

Author: Harold T. Bers
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 162, Blocks: 71, Avg Word Len: 5.65, Missing: { K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 624 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 168, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 39
Harold T. Bers has 138 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 446
Across Down
1. He's revived the ukulele. : GODFREY
8. His first hit tune was "Manhattan." : RODGERS
15. Noted resident of Wimpole Street. : BARRETT
22. Grounds. : ACREAGE
23. Video beauty. : EMERSON
24. Mrs. Billy Rose. : ELEANOR
25. Manager at Ebbets Field. : SHOTTON
26. It's played with 108 cards. : CANASTA
27. Famous pirate. : LAFITTE
28. "Honi soit qui mal y ___." : PENSE
29. Gives warning. : ALERTS
31. Arborvitae. : TREE
33. Pelvic bone. : ILIUM
34. Age. : ERA
35. Teutonic characters. : RUNES
37. He presides at St. Patrick's. : SPELLMAN
40. Knock. : RAP
41. District. : REGION
43. On the deep. : ASEA
46. War god. : ARES
47. Go through again. : RELIVE
49. March 15. : IDES
50. Nick Hilton, for instance. : BENEDICT
53. Flying saucer. : DISC
55. It bisects Munich. : ISAR
56. Hebrew measure. : OMER
58. 21 guns. : SALUTE
60. Flush with success. : ELATE
62. Affectation. : PRETENSE
66. Part of a frieze. : METOPE
68. Upper pharynx tissue. : ADENOID
72. Fipple flutes. : RECORDERS
74. Made over. : RENOVATED
76. Japanese apricot. : UME
77. Marries without permission. : ELOPES
78. Commander of a battalion. : MAJOR
80. Sandy tracts. : DENES
81. Budge. : STIR
82. Blanches. : PALES
83. Animate. : LIVEN
84. Coins. : CENTS
85. Enough! Stop! : BASTA
86. Honeybee. : APIS
87. Spanish trees. : PINOS
88. Socket in golf club head. : HOSEL
89. Sound of little feet. : PATPAT
90. Honshu bay. : ISE
91. Grounds for divorce. : DESERTION
93. Change location. : RESITUATE
95. Head of Actors Equity. : DERWENT
97. Truman's pre-VP post. : SENATE
99. Re-elected to office. : RETURNED
100. ___ Mongolia. : INNER
102. Pressure. : DURESS
104. ___ Gluck. : ALMA
105. Cat-hater's cry. : SCAT
108. Locality. : AREA
110. Reaction. : RESPONSE
112. Language "pony." : TROT
116. Egyptian solar month. : PACHON
118. British clergyman and author. : INGE
120. Capital of Phoenicia. : TYRE
121. "Sleep that knits up the ravell'd ___." : SLEAVE
123. Rainbow. : ARC
124. Creator of Frank Merriwell. : STANDISH
127. Pinza's voice. : BASSO
129. Humans. : MEN
130. Omission mark. : CARET
132. Wave. : PERM
133. Creator of Jo, Meg, etc. : ALCOTT
136. Vegetable. : CHARD
138. Nepal peak. : EVEREST
140. Adroit escape. : ELUSION
142. Tailless. : ACAUDAL
144. Attendants. : RETINUE
145. Island group off Iceland. : WESTMAN
146. Salt of an acid used in ink. : GALLATE
147. "Merry Wives" character. : SLENDER
148. ___ jack. : STEEPLE
149. Gatherer. : GLEANER
1. Italian statesman. : GASPERI
2. Colored with yellow. : OCHERED
3. Condition of a sluggard. : DRONAGE
4. Fetches: Obs. : FETS
5. Pickpocket: Sp. : RATERO
6. Self. : EGO
7. Former capital of Red China. : YENAN
8. Intermissions. : RECESSES
9. Gen. Bradley. : OMAR
10. Impression. : DENT
11. Asparagus. : GRASS
12. Reverse curve. : ESS
13. Cad. : ROTTER
14. Entangled. : SNARLED
15. Large Brazilian seaport. : BELEM
16. Wing. : ALA
17. Purify. : REFINE
18. Small wading bird. : RAIL
19. Inner pigmented layer of the eye. : ENTIRIS
20. Large weakfish of California waters. : TOTUAVA
21. Catskill mountain. : TREMPER
30. Shunned by Mrs. Sprat. : LEAN
32. Martha Finley's heroine. : ELSIE
36. Relaxes. : UNBENDS
38. A 40-ton tank is named after him. : PATTON
39. They line Rue de Rivoli. : ARCADES
42. Forms of elements having same atomic number. : ISOTOPES
44. Red-coated cheese. : EDAM
45. Edge of airplane wing. : AILERON
48. Mortgage. : LIEN
51. Gaelic. : ERSE
52. More cunning. : CUTER
54. Election lists. : SLATES
57. Lakes. : MERES
59. Lyric poems. : EPODES
61. Slugger Williams. : TED
62. Not C. O. D. : PREPAID
63. Recurrence. : RELAPSE
64. Schoolboy: Fr. : ECOLIER
65. Symbol of judgeship. : ERMINE
67. Fairer. : EVENER
69. Part of a bridge. : OUTSPAN
70. Do a take-off. : IMITATE
71. Reduced taxes. : DERATED
73. Tastes. : SAVORS
75. Hunting lodge ornament. : ANTLER
79. Made jokes. : JESTED
81. Soak. : SATURATE
83. Famous English surgeon. : LISTER
84. Popular radio formula. : CONTEST
85. Oil port on Black Sea. : BATUM
87. It flies at Yankee Stadium. : PENNANT
88. British statesman. : HOARE
89. Without seeds. : PITLESS
91. Work-and-play room. : DEN
92. Hardens. : INURES
94. Large lakes. : SEAS
96. Preposition. : WITH
98. Discover. : ESPY
101. Queen: Fr. : REINE
103. University founded in 1257. : SORBONNE
105. Typewriter bars. : SPACERS
106. Kind of ship Columbus sailed. : CARAVEL
107. Grow together. : ACCRETE
109. La Verne, Maxene and Patty. : ANDREWS
111. Adroit. : NEAT
113. Mohammedan fast. : RAMADAN
114. Invited dyspepsia. : OVERATE
115. Former great lightweight. : TENDLER
117. Belgian spa. : OSTEND
119. Small tool with screw point. : GIMLET
122. Place. : LOCALE
125. More appropriate. : APTER
126. Dispatch. : HASTE
128. Famous football coach Alonzo ___. : STAGG
131. Land of the shillelagh. : ERIN
134. Flaccid. : LIMP
135. Chief product of Wales. : COAL
137. Dance. : HULA
139. Mrs. Alan Ladd. : SUE
141. Value. : USE
143. Quiet man from Northampton. : CAL

Answer summary: 12 unique to this puzzle, 27 debuted here and reused later, 16 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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