It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker. Please consider supporting our site by purchasing an account.
This web browser is not supported. Use Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Edge for best results.

SUMMERY SUMMARY

New York Times, Sunday, June 5, 1955

Author:
Ralph Anderson
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 64, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 519 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 134, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 2, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Ralph Anderson has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
1
P
2
I
3
C
4
N
5
I
6
C
7
O
8
P
9
E
10
N
11
A
12
I
13
R
14
C
15
I
16
R
17
C
18
U
19
S
20
A
R
R
I
V
E
21
C
O
L
O
G
N
E
22
O
R
I
E
N
T
23
R
O
A
M
E
D
24
T
W
I
N
E
R
S
25
P
A
T
T
E
R
26
A
N
T
27
S
A
28
L
A
D
29
A
N
O
I
30
N
T
S
31
E
V
E
32
D
E
E
33
M
34
R
O
V
E
35
R
36
T
A
L
E
37
F
R
E
E
38
E
R
R
O
39
L
40
S
E
R
U
41
M
42
D
E
E
43
P
44
R
A
N
T
45
T
I
46
N
E
S
47
R
I
48
A
S
49
D
O
50
M
O
51
S
52
T
53
E
E
P
E
R
54
C
A
L
L
55
A
S
S
I
G
56
N
57
E
58
D
59
M
E
L
L
O
W
60
C
A
L
L
O
61
U
S
62
T
A
M
A
L
E
63
O
R
B
64
E
65
A
R
N
66
I
O
N
I
67
A
68
M
A
N
U
S
69
T
H
E
70
P
71
U
R
S
U
I
72
T
O
F
H
A
P
73
P
I
N
E
S
S
74
H
U
R
O
N
75
P
I
N
O
N
76
E
N
T
E
77
T
I
E
78
E
N
T
A
I
79
L
80
S
E
N
A
81
T
E
S
82
S
83
U
84
I
T
O
R
85
R
E
A
C
T
I
86
V
E
87
G
I
R
D
88
C
O
N
T
E
N
T
89
H
E
M
I
90
M
A
R
U
91
C
A
S
T
E
92
F
93
A
94
M
E
95
A
G
96
R
A
97
E
M
98
B
A
R
99
O
R
100
A
101
N
102
G
103
R
U
E
S
104
O
A
T
105
S
106
P
O
M
E
107
S
108
S
E
E
R
109
A
R
T
110
P
111
A
R
T
I
E
112
S
113
H
E
T
U
114
P
115
R
A
E
116
N
O
R
117
D
I
C
118
I
N
T
E
119
G
E
R
120
P
I
121
R
A
T
E
122
C
R
E
O
L
E
123
N
E
O
R
A
M
A
124
E
M
O
T
E
D
125
E
A
S
T
E
R
126
G
E
N
T
L
E
S
127
R
A
C
E
R
S
© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,168
Across
1
Pulitzer Prize play. : PICNIC
7
Kind of theater. : OPENAIR
14
Piccadilly ___. : CIRCUS
20
Attain success. : ARRIVE
21
Fragrant liquid. : COLOGNE
22
Name on a travel folder. : ORIENT
23
Went far afield. : ROAMED
24
Morning-glories. : TWINERS
25
Glib speech. : PATTER
26
Insect. : ANT
27
Greens. : SALAD
29
Applies suntan. : ANOINTS
31
Common poetic word. : EVE
32
Think. : DEEM
34
Free-moving croquet ball. : ROVER
36
Tall story. : TALE
37
Untrammeled. : FREE
38
Leon ___. : ERROL
40
Whey of milk. : SERUM
42
Profound. : DEEP
44
Bombastic discourse. : RANT
45
Parts of a runcible spoon. : TINES
47
Creeks. : RIAS
49
Major-___. : DOMO
51
More precipitous. : STEEPER
54
Short visit. : CALL
55
Appointed. : ASSIGNED
59
Full-flavored. : MELLOW
60
Unfeeling. : CALLOUS
62
Mexican food. : TAMALE
63
Sun or moon. : ORB
64
Merit. : EARN
66
Ancient part of Asia Minor. : IONIA
68
Hand: Latin. : MANUS
69
Part of the Declaration of Independence. : THEPURSUITOFHAPPINESS
74
Indian. : HURON
75
Tree of the southwest. : PINON
76
Heraldic term. : ENTE
77
Shoelace. : TIE
78
Involve. : ENTAIL
80
Legislative bodies. : SENATES
82
Admirer. : SUITOR
85
Showing response. : REACTIVE
87
Encircle. : GIRD
88
Satisfied. : CONTENT
89
Half: Prefix. : HEMI
90
Suffix for Japanese ships. : MARU
91
Class of society. : CASTE
92
Renown. : FAME
95
Site of the Taj Mahal. : AGRA
97
Shut in. : EMBAR
99
Zoo attraction. : ORANG
103
Repents. : RUES
104
Cereal grasses. : OATS
106
Fruits. : POMES
108
Prophet. : SEER
109
Actor Carney. : ART
110
Festivities. : PARTIES
113
Excited: Slang. : HETUP
115
Scottish explorer. : RAE
116
Scandinavian. : NORDIC
118
Whole number. : INTEGER
120
Ball player. : PIRATE
122
A la ___ (with tomatoes, onions and peppers). : CREOLE
123
View seen from within a building. : NEORAMA
124
Overdid a scene. : EMOTED
125
Spring time. : EASTER
126
Tames. : GENTLES
127
Speed demons. : RACERS
Down
1
Show off. : PARADE
2
Household appliance. : IRONER
3
Pit. : CRATER
4
Steal: Obs. : NIM
5
New York State political figure. : IVES
6
Shingle wood. : CEDAR
7
Groups of eight. : OCTAVES
8
Contents of a compact. : POWDER
9
Yale. : ELI
10
One of the Parcae. : NONA
11
Deputy. : AGENT
12
Encroachments. : INROADS
13
Rebound. : RESILE
14
An Egyptian. : COPT
15
Charmian's companion. : IRAS
16
Direction in music. : RIT
17
Et ___. : CETERA
18
Rough. : UNEVEN
19
Main ___. : STREET
28
Winner of the booby prize. : LOSER
30
Of necessity. : NEEDS
33
Roadside sign. : MOTEL
35
Countrified. : RURAL
37
He works under water. : FROGMAN
39
Chinese poet. : LIPO
41
One type of 82 Across. : MILLIONAIRE
43
Starting point of a horse race. : POST
46
Stranger. : NEWER
48
Reserved. : ALOOF
50
Famous vacation spot. : MIAMI
51
Cover over thickly. : SMOTHER
52
Author known for dog stories. : TERHUNE
53
Variety of peach. : ELBERTA
54
Kind of tooth. : CANINE
55
Meeters at Bandung. : ASIANS
56
Actress Fabray. : NANETTE
57
Adroit escape. : ELUSION
58
Shortcake. : DESSERT
60
Vacation idea. : CRUISE
61
Disregard. : UNHEED
65
Cause of 15 Down's demise. : ASP
67
Suitable. : APT
70
Cooks in a certain way. : POACHES
71
Consolidate. : UNITE
72
Where Queen Salote rules. : TONGA
73
Money in Mexico. : PESOS
79
Capital city, pop. 1,000,000. : LIMA
81
Nice person: Colloq. : TRUMP
83
Preposition: Poet. : UNTO
84
Roman highways. : ITERS
86
Intensity. : VIGOR
88
Proofreader's mark. : CARET
90
Not the late show. : MATINEE
91
Tourists' gear. : CAMERAS
92
A must, on a grand tour. : FRANCE
93
City in Illinois. : AURORA
94
Measures of length. : METRES
96
Classification. : RATING
98
"La ___." : BOHEME
100
Charge with gas. : AERATE
101
Spruced up. : NEATER
102
Unreasonable desires. : GREEDS
105
Incite. : SETON
107
Of great excellence. : SUPER
110
Large building. : PILE
111
Maple tree genus. : ACER
112
Noted muralist. : SERT
114
Summer dress goods. : PIMA
117
Tiny spot. : DOT
119
Liquid measure: Abbr. : GAL
121
Big bird. : ROC

Answer summary: 7 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

Found bugs or have suggestions?

Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

|