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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 Down
1. 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
107. Light versifier. : NASH
111. Rowboat requirement. : OAR
112. Revere. : ESTEEM
114. Outfielder Stan ___. : SPENCE
116. Wild: Scot. : REE
117. High churchman. : PRIMATE
119. Workshop requisite. : LATHE
121. California city. : ALAMEDA
123. One leg of pants. : TROUSER
124. County in Iowa. : ADAIR
125. Spun. : ROTATED
126. Suave screen star. : SANDERS
127. Containing bast fiber. : HEMPY
128. John Dickson Carr specialty. : MYSTERY
1. Mme. Treasurer. : CLARK
2. Miss Hokinson. : HELEN
3. Candy flavor. : ANISE
4. Clean out. : RID
5. Creator of Ferdinand. : LEAF
6. Finis. : ENDALL
7. Cubic measure. : STERE
8. Dog fanciers. : BREEDERS
9. New Congressman. : ROOSEVELT
10. Good times. : UPS
11. Line the roof. : CEIL
12. Mr. Bevin. : ERNIE
13. Break up a party. : DISBAND
14. A phony. : IMPOSTER
15. English on a billiard ball. : SPIN
16. Boston specialty. : COD
17. Close by. : ANEAR
18. Sawlike part. : SERRA
19. Lamb specialty. : ESSAY
28. Boulevard resort. : CAFE
30. Indian title of respect. : SRI
33. Burton K. : WHEELER
35. Quit work. : RETIRE
37. Ironwork. : GRATE
39. To be: Latin. : ESSE
41. Sheridan play. : RIVALS
43. Plant forms. : ECADS
44. Limn. : ETCH
45. Most forlorn. : DROOPIEST
46. Prophet of Bebop. : GILLESPIE
47. The Yankees' "Old Reliable." : HENRICH
48. South American type bond. : CEDULA
50. Majestic, as "Paradise Lost." : MILTONIAN
51. Sovereign. : POTENTATE
52. Hitch. : SNAG
54. Kid. : TEASE
56. Submerges again. : REDIPS
59. Make a rustling noise. : SCROOP
61. Steeps. : DECOCTS
65. "The Great ___," Gregory Peck's role. : SINNER
67. Restain. : REDYE
71. Mother's helper. : SITTER
73. Secretary of Defense. : JOHNSON
74. Duck genus. : ANAS
75. New man at West Point. : PLEBE
76. Discontinues. : CEASES
79. Snake eyes. : ONES
81. Mature. : ADULT
83. Subject of Prelude of Benét's "John Brown's Body." : SLAVESHIP
85. Second lowest card. : TREY
87. Eighteen weeks. : SEMESTER
89. Unreliable. : SLIPPERY
92. Fruit gatherers. : NUTTERS
94. Mal de ___. : TETE
97. Girl's name. : RAE
99. Our head man in Germany. : MCCLOY
100. Egyptians. : KOPTS
101. Hard wood. : NARRA
102. The Hunter. : ORION
104. Biblical word. : SELAH
106. Clasp. : INARM
108. Crest. : ARETE
109. Jewish festival. : SEDER
110. Intoxicating. : HEADY
112. Simplicity. : EASE
113. Constructed. : MADE
115. Diner sign. : EATS
118. Pie ingredient. : MUD
120. Beret. : TAM
122. 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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