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Harold T. Bers
Harold T. Bers

NEW FACES

New York Times, Sunday, August 28, 1949

Author:
Harold T. Bers
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 63, Avg Word Len: 5.40, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 554 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 140, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 36
Harold T. Bers has 138 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1949, The New York TimesNo. 394
Across
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Britain's favorite. : CHARLES
8
Ambassador to France. : BRUCE
13
Unsheathe. : DISCASE
20
Forbearing. : LENIENT
21
Noted pulse-feeler. : ROPER
22
Wagers: Obs. : IMPONES
23
Rule equipped with sights, for surveying. : ALIDADE
24
Coal tar dye. : EOSIN
25
Long-handled pans. : SPIDERS
26
___ gesta. : RES
27
Summer theatre fare. : FARCES
29
Salazar's capital. : LISBON
31
Macaw. : ARA
32
Was aware of. : KNEW
34
Important part of a fish-line. : LEADER
36
Historical periods. : ERAS
37
Secretary of the Army. : GRAY
38
Loki's daughter. : HEL
40
Fanaticism. : FEVER
42
Lay away. : INTER
44
Periphery. : EDGES
47
Nonconformist. : HERETIC
49
Absconds. : DECAMPS
53
It voted pro-Italy. : TRIESTE
55
Small portion. : SLIVER
57
Share. : RATION
58
Maureen, Bridget, etc. : COLLEENS
60
Dealt in Wall St. : TRADED
62
Southern Louisiana. : DELTA
63
Pit. : HOLE
64
Objects having a bowlike curvature. : ARCS
66
Escapers. : ELUDERS
68
Second year sheep. : TEG
69
___ diem. : PER
70
Gum tree. : SIRIS
72
Piece of cake. : SLICE
73
Film actor Hall. : JON
74
Sloths. : AIS
75
Bay favored by Long Island fishermen. : PECONIC
77
Footless animal. : APOD
78
Preposition. : ONTO
80
Its capital is Katmandu. : NEPAL
82
Scandals: Fr. : HONTES
84
Black Sea nomad. : SCYTHIAN
86
Sotto-voces. : ASIDES
88
Leaves of a corolla. : PETALS
90
Island E of Celebes. : TERNATE
91
Prussian general at Valley Forge. : STEUBEN
93
Adds seasoning. : RESALTS
95
Slaves. : ESNES
96
Monkey's cousin. : LEMUR
98
Make a higher bet, in card playing. : REVIE
99
Muscle: Prefix. : MYO
100
Tied by Gordius. : KNOT
103
H's. : ETAS
105
Putrefactive. : SEPTIC
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Light versifier. : NASH
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Rowboat requirement. : OAR
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Revere. : ESTEEM
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Outfielder Stan ___. : SPENCE
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Wild: Scot. : REE
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High churchman. : PRIMATE
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Workshop requisite. : LATHE
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California city. : ALAMEDA
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One leg of pants. : TROUSER
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County in Iowa. : ADAIR
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Spun. : ROTATED
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Suave screen star. : SANDERS
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Containing bast fiber. : HEMPY
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John Dickson Carr specialty. : MYSTERY
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Mme. Treasurer. : CLARK
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Miss Hokinson. : HELEN
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Candy flavor. : ANISE
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Clean out. : RID
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Creator of Ferdinand. : LEAF
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Finis. : ENDALL
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Cubic measure. : STERE
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Dog fanciers. : BREEDERS
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New Congressman. : ROOSEVELT
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Good times. : UPS
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Line the roof. : CEIL
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Mr. Bevin. : ERNIE
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Break up a party. : DISBAND
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A phony. : IMPOSTER
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English on a billiard ball. : SPIN
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Boston specialty. : COD
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Close by. : ANEAR
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Sawlike part. : SERRA
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Lamb specialty. : ESSAY
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Boulevard resort. : CAFE
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Indian title of respect. : SRI
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Burton K. : WHEELER
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Quit work. : RETIRE
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Ironwork. : GRATE
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To be: Latin. : ESSE
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Sheridan play. : RIVALS
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Plant forms. : ECADS
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Limn. : ETCH
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Most forlorn. : DROOPIEST
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Prophet of Bebop. : GILLESPIE
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The Yankees' "Old Reliable." : HENRICH
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South American type bond. : CEDULA
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Majestic, as "Paradise Lost." : MILTONIAN
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Sovereign. : POTENTATE
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Hitch. : SNAG
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Kid. : TEASE
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Submerges again. : REDIPS
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Make a rustling noise. : SCROOP
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Steeps. : DECOCTS
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"The Great ___," Gregory Peck's role. : SINNER
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Restain. : REDYE
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Mother's helper. : SITTER
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Secretary of Defense. : JOHNSON
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Duck genus. : ANAS
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New man at West Point. : PLEBE
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Discontinues. : CEASES
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Snake eyes. : ONES
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Mature. : ADULT
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Subject of Prelude of Benét's "John Brown's Body." : SLAVESHIP
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Second lowest card. : TREY
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Eighteen weeks. : SEMESTER
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Unreliable. : SLIPPERY
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Fruit gatherers. : NUTTERS
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Mal de ___. : TETE
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Girl's name. : RAE
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Our head man in Germany. : MCCLOY
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Egyptians. : KOPTS
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Hard wood. : NARRA
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The Hunter. : ORION
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Biblical word. : SELAH
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Clasp. : INARM
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Crest. : ARETE
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Jewish festival. : SEDER
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Intoxicating. : HEADY
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Simplicity. : EASE
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Constructed. : MADE
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Diner sign. : EATS
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Pie ingredient. : MUD
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Beret. : TAM
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Gorgeous George's medium. : MAT

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 29 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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