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Harold T. Bers
Harold T. Bers

New York Times, Friday, September 15, 1950

26-Down : Inclusive.

Author:
Harold T. Bers
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { F J K Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Harold T. Bers has 138 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 453
Across
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Worth about 1/600 of $1 in Rome. : LIRA
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I: Ger. : ICH
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Becomes very dirty. : GRIMES
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Defunct magazine in the news. : AMERASIA
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Paris' Rue de ___. : RIVOLI
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He defeated Sen. Pepper in Florida. : SMATHERS
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Wreath for the head. : ANADEM
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Denizen of N.Y. Harbor. : TUG
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Curving. : ARCHING
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Geman watering place, Bad ___. : EMS
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Important times. : ERAS
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What New Yorkers will do Nov. 7. : ELECT
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Salem is its capital: Abbr. : ORE
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Fender disfigurations. : DENTS
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Member of Attlee Cabinet, Home Security. : EDE
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Actor seen in Shakespeare and Shaw. : EVANS
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Australian cousins of the ostrich. : EMUS
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The ½ in a 3½ room apartment. : DINETTE
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Clarence ___, advocate of Inter-Democracy Federal Union. : STREIT
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Most confident. : SUREST
40
Inhabited. : PEOPLED
42
Brazilian seaport. : PARA
43
Not quite a lope or a saunter. : AMBLE
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Bantu language. : ILA
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He composed "Pomp and Circumstance." : ELGAR
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Pumpkin ___. : PIE
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Damp. : MOIST
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Of a radio program, not recorded. : LIVE
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English river. : ALN
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John Huss was burned as one. : HERETIC
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Symbolized by an elephant. : GOP
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He was polite to Alphonse. : GASTON
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The Yankee Clipper. : DIMAGGIO
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European Zone, World War II: Abbr. : ETOUSA
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Lorelei Lee would find them acceptable. : EMERALDS
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Hired. : RENTED
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___ Rolfe, of the Tigers. : RED
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___ majesty. : LESE
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Pitched the full nine innings. : LASTED
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Wall in. : IMMURE
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Hollywood's Ronald ___. : REAGAN
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Pitcher Houtteman. : ART
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River flowing into the Rhone. : ISERE
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Rings. : CIRCLES
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___ brown potatoes. : HASHED
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He played Mr. Blandings. : GRANT
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Lardner père. : RING
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Bugle plant. : IVA
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Not too left, not too right. : MODERATE
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The weather. : ELEMENTS
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Bearded Admiral of World War I. : SIMS
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Exclamation. : AHA
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Glacé. : ICED
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Highest structure in most towns. : STEEPLE
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Inclusive. : OVERALL
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Friendly expression. : SMILE
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Come into operation. : ENURE
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Clique. : SET
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Winner of a land dispute, to be paid by Government. : UTE
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___ Miranda. : ISA
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What 22 Across is. : SPA
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Shaping guide in machinery. : TEMPLATE
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Author of a best-selling novel. : ROBINSON
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Creator of The New Look. : DIOR
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Amusement. : PASTIME
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German songs. : LIEDER
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Girlish laughter. : GIGGLE
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Shuns. : AVOIDS
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Calm. : REPOSE
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Bacchante. : MENAD
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Clocked. : TIMED
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Ripener. : AGER
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Nylons. : HOSE
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Jalopy. : CAR
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King whose tomb was uncovered in 1923. : TUT
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Young lady: Slang. : GAL

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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