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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.
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,168
Across Down
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
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.

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