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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
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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
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Manager at Ebbets Field. : SHOTTON
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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
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Egyptian solar month. : PACHON
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British clergyman and author. : INGE
120
Capital of Phoenicia. : TYRE
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"Sleep that knits up the ravell'd ___." : SLEAVE
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Rainbow. : ARC
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Creator of Frank Merriwell. : STANDISH
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Pinza's voice. : BASSO
129
Humans. : MEN
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Omission mark. : CARET
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Wave. : PERM
133
Creator of Jo, Meg, etc. : ALCOTT
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Vegetable. : CHARD
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Nepal peak. : EVEREST
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Adroit escape. : ELUSION
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Tailless. : ACAUDAL
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Attendants. : RETINUE
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Island group off Iceland. : WESTMAN
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Salt of an acid used in ink. : GALLATE
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"Merry Wives" character. : SLENDER
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___ jack. : STEEPLE
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Gatherer. : GLEANER
Down
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Italian statesman. : GASPERI
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Colored with yellow. : OCHERED
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Condition of a sluggard. : DRONAGE
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Fetches: Obs. : FETS
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Pickpocket: Sp. : RATERO
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Self. : EGO
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Former capital of Red China. : YENAN
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Intermissions. : RECESSES
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Gen. Bradley. : OMAR
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Impression. : DENT
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Asparagus. : GRASS
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Reverse curve. : ESS
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Cad. : ROTTER
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Entangled. : SNARLED
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Large Brazilian seaport. : BELEM
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Wing. : ALA
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Purify. : REFINE
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Small wading bird. : RAIL
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Inner pigmented layer of the eye. : ENTIRIS
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Large weakfish of California waters. : TOTUAVA
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Catskill mountain. : TREMPER
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Shunned by Mrs. Sprat. : LEAN
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Martha Finley's heroine. : ELSIE
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Relaxes. : UNBENDS
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A 40-ton tank is named after him. : PATTON
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They line Rue de Rivoli. : ARCADES
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Forms of elements having same atomic number. : ISOTOPES
44
Red-coated cheese. : EDAM
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Edge of airplane wing. : AILERON
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Mortgage. : LIEN
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Gaelic. : ERSE
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More cunning. : CUTER
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Election lists. : SLATES
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Lakes. : MERES
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Lyric poems. : EPODES
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Slugger Williams. : TED
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Not C. O. D. : PREPAID
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Recurrence. : RELAPSE
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Schoolboy: Fr. : ECOLIER
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Symbol of judgeship. : ERMINE
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Fairer. : EVENER
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Part of a bridge. : OUTSPAN
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Do a take-off. : IMITATE
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Reduced taxes. : DERATED
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Tastes. : SAVORS
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Hunting lodge ornament. : ANTLER
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Made jokes. : JESTED
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Soak. : SATURATE
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Famous English surgeon. : LISTER
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Popular radio formula. : CONTEST
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Oil port on Black Sea. : BATUM
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It flies at Yankee Stadium. : PENNANT
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British statesman. : HOARE
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Without seeds. : PITLESS
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Work-and-play room. : DEN
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Hardens. : INURES
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Large lakes. : SEAS
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Preposition. : WITH
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Discover. : ESPY
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Queen: Fr. : REINE
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University founded in 1257. : SORBONNE
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Typewriter bars. : SPACERS
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Kind of ship Columbus sailed. : CARAVEL
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Grow together. : ACCRETE
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La Verne, Maxene and Patty. : ANDREWS
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Adroit. : NEAT
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Mohammedan fast. : RAMADAN
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Invited dyspepsia. : OVERATE
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Former great lightweight. : TENDLER
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Belgian spa. : OSTEND
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Small tool with screw point. : GIMLET
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Place. : LOCALE
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More appropriate. : APTER
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Dispatch. : HASTE
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Famous football coach Alonzo ___. : STAGG
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Land of the shillelagh. : ERIN
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Flaccid. : LIMP
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Chief product of Wales. : COAL
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Dance. : HULA
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Mrs. Alan Ladd. : SUE
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Value. : USE
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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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