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Harold T. Bers
Harold T. Bers

SUMMERTIME

New York Times, Sunday, July 7, 1957

Author:
Harold T. Bers
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 77, Avg Word Len: 5.26, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 721 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 130, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 21
Harold T. Bers has 138 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,931
Across
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Poetic rewards. : MEEDS
6
Endorses. : BACKS
11
Model plane wood. : BALSA
16
Cool drink ingredient. : LEMON
21
Holy name. : ALLAH
22
City near Boys Town. : OMAHA
23
Upstate city of N. Y. : OLEAN
24
Only. : ALONE
25
Summer lunch dish. : CAESARSALAD
27
Summer garb. : SPORTSHIRTS
29
Army training place: Abbr. : OTC
30
Roof: Ger. : DACH
31
Haystacks. : RICKS
33
Tiler's charge. : DOOR
34
To no degree. : NOT
35
Units of weight. : NETTONS
37
Missing pet. : STRAY
38
Wrap around. : BIND
39
Tastes. : SIPS
40
Goes boating. : ROWS
41
Story. : FLOOR
42
Coffee companion. : BUN
43
Type of dive. : SWAN
45
The ocean (with "the"). : BRINY
47
Sports regulations. : GROUNDRULES
50
___-Catholic. : ANGLO
53
French ___, Indiana spa. : LICK
54
Dimness. : GLOOM
55
Annoy. : GALL
56
Oscar Wilde specialty. : PARADOX
58
Santa Claus is one. : ELF
59
Kind of steamer. : TRAMP
60
Salt water catches. : MACKERELS
62
Here: Fr. : ICI
63
Summer Sunday mecca. : SEASHORE
65
Specify. : NAME
66
Audubon item. : TEAL
67
Spadelike tool. : SPUD
68
Never into ne'er. : SYNCOPE
69
Cynosure on the beach: Slang. : CUTETRICK
71
Old-fashioned. : PASSE
72
First point. : ONE
73
Therefore: Fr. : DONC
74
Radio City feature. : RINK
75
Candied item. : YAM
76
Huge statue in London. : MAGOG
79
Equipment for 63 Across. : BEACHBAGS
81
Escape. : GETAWAY
85
Go over copy. : EDIT
86
Lee's legions. : REBS
87
___ Raton. : BOCA
88
Aquatic event. : BOATRACE
89
Room. : DEN
90
Phrase for Genesis. : FIRSTBOOK
92
Means of transportation. : FERRY
93
Crag. : TOR
94
With ice cream. : ALAMODE
96
Spoils. : LOOT
97
Scott character. : ELLEN
98
Sidewalk edge in England. : KERB
99
Site of Music Festival. : LENOX
100
Any fancy dancer: Colloq. : TWINKLETOES
103
Cautions. : WARNS
104
W. C. T. U. members. : DRYS
106
Common suffix. : ING
107
Biblical name. : ABRAM
108
Style. : FORM
109
Clotho or Atropos. : FATE
111
Bulrush. : TULE
113
Outdoor boy. : SCOUT
114
Boxers: Slang. : MAULERS
117
Fuss. : ADO
118
Occupy. : FILL
119
Last words. : AMENS
120
Kind of bank. : SOIL
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Fired. : LIT
122
Cool car. : CONVERTIBLE
125
Vender's cry at ball games. : ICECOLDSODA
128
Efforts. : TRIES
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"Giant" ranch. : REATA
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Siberian. : TATAR
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Spree: Slang. : BINGE
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Divisions: Abbr. : SECTS
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Member of the 400. : ASTOR
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Ink: Fr. : ENCRE
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Car soon to come. : EDSEL
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City on the Ocmulgee. : MACON
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Cheer. : ELATE
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Summer appliance. : ELECTRICFAN
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German article. : DAS
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Indistinct. : SHADOWY
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Russet pears. : BOSCS
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Nurse out East. : AMAH
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Successor of Warren G. : CAL
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City on the Blue Nile. : KHARTOUM
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Tailor's implement. : SADIRON
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Woody. : BOSKY
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Home of the ibex. : ALPS
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Zodiac sign. : LEO
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Kind of sandwich. : SARDINE
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___ Rubinstein. : ANTON
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"Hotel Paradiso" star. : LAHR
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Actor Wallach. : ELI
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Phrase for campers' ablutions. : MORNINGDIPS
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Successful. : ONTOP
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Avian homes. : NESTS
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Also ___. : RANS
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Works on the lawn. : SODS
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Sedentary pastime. : CARDGAME
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Honky ___. : TONK
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Sailing vessel. : SLOOP
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News reports. : BULLETINS
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Capital of Yemen. : SANA
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Edith Wharton's sleigh-rider. : FROME
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Not packaged. : BULK
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Jenkins' Ear, Roses, etc. : WARS
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Wish well to. : BLESS
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Life of ___. : RILEY
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Reflected sunlight. : GLARE
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Sporty spot. : RACETRACK
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Give a talk. : SPEAK
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Place. : LOCUS
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Zinc ___. : OXIDE
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Fumble. : GROPE
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The ensemble. : ALL
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Strap. : THONG
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Smoker's necessity. : MATCHBOOK
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Take heed of: Archaic. : RECK
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Dart: Colloq. : SCOOT
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Now: Lat. : NUNC
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Philippine island. : SAMAR
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Where 63 Across is. : COASTLINE
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Baltic port. : RIGA
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Meat cake. : PATTY
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Late Socialist. : DEBS
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Be filled with longing. : YEARN
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Kind of golf play. : MEDAL
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Girl's name. : ADELE
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Summer cooler. : GINANDTONIC
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Monty's trademark. : BERET
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Cobbler's item. : BOOTLACE
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Dressmaker's inserts. : GORES
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Summer treats. : WATERMELONS
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Kind of squash. : ACORN
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Thyme, sage, etc.: Dial. : YERBS
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Disencumber. : RID
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Brazilian port. : BELEM
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Canny. : FOXY
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Bell sound. : BONG
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Lake accessory. : FLOAT
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Second helping. : MORE
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Early Italian. : ETRUSCAN
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Actor Malden. : KARL
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Heebie-jeebies. : WILLIES
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Combs are made of it. : EBONITE
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Hopefully pretending. : WOULDBE
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To-do. : STIR
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Miss. : FAIL
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Figures' companion. : FACTS
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Look up to. : ADORE
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Very very. : ULTRA
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Malign. : SMEAR
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Brooklyn poetess. : MOORE
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Hogback. : RIDGE
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Mme. de ___. : STAEL
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Actor Parker. : FESS
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Kind of sax. : ALTO
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Isolated rock. : SCAR
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Ex-G. I. : VET
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Williams weapon. : BAT
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Useful abbreviation. : ETC
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Man's nickname. : SID

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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