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Harold T. Bers
Harold T. Bers

DESIGN FOR LIVING

New York Times, Sunday, July 10, 1960

Author: Harold T. Bers
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.41, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 714 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 153, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 14, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 27
Harold T. Bers has 138 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,013
Across Down
1. Author of "Work of Art." : LEWIS
6. Name from Bible days. : ABRAM
11. Bird's place. : ROOST
16. Hang cloth. : DRAPE
21. Guava. : ARACA
22. There!: Fr. : VOILA
23. Basis of feedback principle. : ERROR
24. Was juicy. : OOZED
25. Water color. : WASHDRAWING
27. Audience-getter. : DRAWINGCARD
29. To the ___ degree. : NTH
30. Social activities. : DATES
31. Nothing. : NIHIL
33. Miss Doolittle's origin. : COCKNEY
34. Himalayan state. : BHUTAN
36. Shades of brown. : PUCES
37. "___ Yesterday." : ONLY
38. Conqueror of West Rome, 476. : ODOACER
40. Site of Hercules' first labor. : NEMEA
41. Chilean concert pianist. : ARRAU
43. Life: Comb. form. : BIO
46. Rang. : PEALED
47. Go one better. : TOP
48. Art director's milieu. : DRAWINGBOARD
51. 17th cen. English poet. : EARLE
52. Not permissive. : RIGID
54. Rose's County Kerry home. : TRALEE
55. Cigarfish. : SCAD
56. Type of painting. : NUDE
57. Move down a peg. : DEMOTE
58. Land ___! : SAKES
59. Dickens character. : SIKES
60. Relative of papier-mâché. : CARDBOARD
63. Very: Scot. : GEY
64. Goulash. : STEW
65. Where Wilt Chamberlain shines. : BACKBOARD
68. Intra-office mail. : MEMOS
70. Fine Italian marble. : CARRARA
73. Collection of wit. : ANA
74. Mr. Jones' niece. : ANNE
75. Hostage in Roman legend. : DAMON
76. Pat Dennis creation. : MAME
77. ___ generis. : SUI
78. Whirls. : GYRATES
80. House room. : SALON
81. Rooftop haunter. : SUNBATHER
83. Headline name in 1857. : DRED
84. ___ jongg. : MAH
85. Hangouts for habitués. : BACKROOMS
87. Pasternak. : BORIS
89. Greek who had a sea named for her. : HELLE
91. Saps. : DRAINS
92. Hero of "Green Mansions." : ABEL
96. Young Hassan. : ABOU
97. Girl of song. : SYLVIA
98. Provides too much. : SATES
99. Garment. : STOLE
100. Basic living need. : ROOMANDBOARD
103. ___ Aviv. : TEL
104. Antipasto item. : SALAMI
105. Not a Rep. : DEM
106. Japanese monasteries. : TERAS
107. Golf links machine. : MOWER
109. Short jackets. : BOLEROS
110. Song ending. : CODA
111. Truman's birthplace. : LAMAR
112. Depended. : RELIED
113. Nickname. : AGNOMEN
116. Inveigled. : LURED
117. Greek astronomer, 432 B. C. : METON
118. Type of post office: Abbr. : RPO
121. Recoiling. : DRAWINGBACK
123. Kind of comedy. : DRAWINGROOM
126. ___ out (deduces from info). : DOPES
127. Uncanny. : EERIE
128. Well thought of. : LIKED
129. ___ Militaire. : ECOLE
130. Of dark complexion. : SWART
131. Invited. : ASKED
132. Poetic counterpart of 110 Across. : EPODE
133. Man's name. : RAMON
1. Sheer fabric. : LAWN
2. Part of esse. : ERAT
3. Bumpy kind of road. : WASHBOARD
4. German pronoun. : ICH
5. Opposite of a Pharisee. : SADDUCEE
6. Incarnation. : AVATAR
7. British novelist. : BOWEN
8. New York City park. : RIIS
9. River of North England. : ALN
10. Lots of champagne. : MAGNUM
11. Valentine symbols. : REDHEARTS
12. Fragrant root. : ORRIS
13. Exam. : ORAL
14. Barnyard denizen. : SOW
15. Cocked hats. : TRICORNES
16. Westminster K. C., for example. : DOGCLUB
17. Popular boxing nickname. : ROCKY
18. Muezzin's call. : AZAN
19. ___ Marquette. : PERE
20. Singer turned comedian. : EDDY
26. Qualified. : RATED
28. Immaturity. : NONAGE
32. ___ tea. : ICED
35. Noted Indiana Representative. : HALLECK
36. Spanish nickname. : PEPITA
38. Liberal. : OPEN
39. Ville ___ (watering place): Fr. : DEAU
40. Worthless. : NOGOOD
41. Comes to life. : AWAKES
42. Dweller on Easy Street. : RILEY
43. Aftermath. : BACKWASH
44. "Dies ___." : IRAE
45. Aqueduct calculation. : ODDS
47. Tonal quality. : TIMBRE
49. Region of Spain. : ARAGON
50. Willow. : OSIER
52. Fortifications. : REDANS
53. Cutaneous. : DERMAL
57. Went on monotonously. : DRONED
59. Angler's milieu. : STREAM
61. Lets up. : ABATES
62. Disband troops: Brit. : DEMOB
64. Namesakes of Helen Bannerman's hero. : SAMBOS
65. Hunter's take. : BAG
66. Some. : ANY
67. Bridge player's milieu. : CARDROOM
69. Univalent atoms. : MONADS
70. Clerical decrees. : CANONS
71. ___ Royale. : RUE
72. SAC's realm. : AIR
75. Garden bloom. : DAHLIA
76. Poetess Rukeyser. : MURIEL
79. Suffix meaning "a place for." : ARIUM
80. Bursts of cheers. : SALVOS
81. Water strider. : SKATER
82. Raw Chinese silk. : TSATLEE
84. Memorable singer. : MELBA
86. Phenomenon of Mauna Loa. : CRATER
87. Shakespeare. : BARD
88. Shawm. : OBOE
89. Showy flower. : HYDRANGEA
90. Set aside for special use. : EARMARKED
93. Where the top brass meets. : BOARDROOM
94. Sailors' saint. : ELMO
95. Hilo survivor. : LEIS
97. ___'s Landing on the Hudson. : SNEDEN
99. Creator of Zooey. : SALINGER
101. Adherent of theory about the universe. : ATOMIST
102. Object of D. C. refurbishing. : DOME
104. Sage. : SOLON
108. Duck's walk. : WADDLE
109. Happen. : BETIDE
110. Cringe. : COWER
111. Dickens girl. : LUCIE
112. Married again. : REWED
113. Contributes. : ADDS
114. Flourish. : GROW
115. Valley in California. : NAPA
116. Have fun. : LARK
117. Large shark. : MAKO
119. Ball game. : POLO
120. Foreboding. : OMEN
122. Egyptian god. : BES
124. Irving character. : RIP
125. High sign in N. Y. C. : RCA

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 16 debuted here and reused later, 13 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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