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Harold T. Bers
Harold T. Bers

WEATHER VEIN

New York Times, Sunday, September 15, 1957

Author: Harold T. Bers
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 83, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 669 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 134, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 24
Harold T. Bers has 138 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 3,001
Across Down
1. ___ Heights, scene of 1777 battle. : BEMIS
6. Wide strip. : SWATH
11. Legislative groups: Abbr. : COMMS
16. Director of "Mr. Deeds." : CAPRA
21. By itself. : ALONE
22. City across river from Memphis. : CAIRO
23. "Garden of ___." : ALLAH
24. Yearned. : ACHED
25. Itinerant actor. : BARNSTORMER
27. Regardless of the weather. : RAINORSHINE
29. Miss Kett. : ETTA
30. Sound of activity. : HUM
31. Printed guides. : MAPS
33. Macaws. : ARAS
34. Envelop. : LAP
35. Burst. : SHATTER
37. See 21 Across. : SOLO
38. Dare not: Dial. : DASNT
40. Marquee. : TENT
41. Role in classic drama. : LEAR
42. ___-de-sac. : CUL
43. Bakers' shovels. : PEELS
45. Place in Erin. : TARA
47. Man's name: Abbr. : JAS
49. Hopkinson hymn, 1798. : HAILCOLUMBIA
52. "Miller's Tale" character. : ALISON
55. Sum: Abbr. : AMT
56. Kind of ship. : OILER
57. Size of type. : ELITE
58. Bridle bit. : SNAFFLE
59. Geological epoch. : NEOCENE
61. Writer on Asia. : EDGARSNOW
64. Ski terrain. : SLOPE
65. Spanish river. : EBRO
66. Six years before First Crusade. : MXC
68. Soak. : RET
69. Old card game. : PAM
71. Old oath. : EGAD
72. Key fruit. : SAMARA
74. Be ___ mind (agree). : OFONE
76. Type of spring. : SPIRAL
79. Tapuyan Indians. : GES
80. Florida resort. : LAKELAND
82. Fictional county. : RAINTREE
84. Initials in entertainment. : ABC
87. Stealthy. : FELINE
88. Trace. : TINGE
89. Pervaded. : IMBUED
93. Pen ___. : PALS
95. Book of the Bible: Abbr. : ROM
96. "___ Got a Secret." : IVE
97. Mrs. Alan Ladd. : SUE
99. Sin. : ENVY
100. Indian nursemaids. : AYAHS
102. Movie-TV actress. : GALESTORM
107. Star's alter ego. : STANDIN
109. Spirit. : COURAGE
111. Star in "Tunnel of Love." : EWELL
112. To love: Fr. : AIMER
114. Greek letter. : ETA
115. Novelist Welty. : EUDORA
116. Bromfield novel. : THERAINSCAME
118. Hydraulic ___. : RAM
119. Kind of eye. : EVIL
120. Thinner. : RARER
121. Endorses. : OKS
122. Short-tailed rodent. : PACA
124. Help for abroad. : CARE
126. Double-dealers. : LIARS
128. Docking's state: Abbr. : KANS
130. Mediterranean sailboat. : FELUCCA
133. A Joe Louis victim. : OMA
134. 500,000 sq. mi. of Asia. : GOBI
135. Egyptian goddess. : ISIS
136. City transport. : BUS
137. Draft. : PLAN
138. Subject of Eliza Doolittle song. : RAININSPAIN
142. Certain military forces. : STORMTROOPS
145. Deciding. : FINAL
146. German metropolis. : ESSEN
147. Man's nickname. : LOUIE
148. Gallery: Hist. : ALURE
149. Not ready. : UNSET
150. Is at hand. : NEARS
151. Great works. : EPICS
152. Low point. : NADIR
1. Naïve persons. : BABES
2. Israeli port. : ELATH
3. Phyllis Bottome novel (with "The"). : MORTALSTORM
4. Natural. : INNATE
5. His, hers: Fr. : SES
6. Range over, as in search. : SCOUR
7. Close. : WARM
8. Point. : AIM
9. Musical effect. : TREMOLO
10. Hourly. : HORAL
11. Prizes in many contests. : CARS
12. Wave: Span. : OLA
13. Middle of the 11th century. : MLI
14. Part of Dempsey's nickname. : MANASSA
15. Crew-cut. : SHORN
16. Loser in 1848 campaign. : CASS
17. German "oh!" : ACH
18. Fictional world traveler. : PHILEASFOGG
19. French religious writer. : RENAN
20. Proficient. : ADEPT
26. Play and Hepburn movie. : THERAINMAKER
28. Bamboo. : RATTAN
32. People. : POPULATE
36. Lake resort out West. : TAHOE
37. Nominal capital of Bolivia. : SUCRE
38. Obligations. : DEBTS
39. Extrinsic. : ALIEN
40. British dessert. : TRIFLE
42. Diminutive suffix. : CLE
44. Eastern title. : EMIR
46. Too bad! : ALAS
47. Seymour and Grey. : JANES
48. One-celled animals. : AMEBA
50. Holly tree. : ILEX
51. Sleepy Hollow story. : LEGEND
53. Greek flasks. : OLPAE
54. Wants. : NEEDS
58. Dark. : SWART
60. Ember. : COAL
62. Pilotless airplane. : DRONE
63. Deems. : OPINES
67. Mexican state on the Pacific. : COLIMA
70. Star associated with Frohman. : MARIETEMPEST
73. Churchill's "few." : RAF
75. Stir up. : FAN
76. Less rash. : SANER
77. Domesticated animal. : PIG
78. Gulliver's nickname. : LEM
81. Eulogy. : ELOGE
82. A Paris Rue. : RIVOLI
83. One of the Holdens. : EBEN
84. Quickly. : APACE
85. Marshy inlet. : BAYOU
86. British-born actor. : CLAUDERAINS
88. Pipits. : TITLARKS
90. In disgrace. : UNDERACLOUD
91. Diminutive of a girl's name. : EVITA
92. Power: Comb. form. : DYNAM
94. ___ Tuesday. : SHROVE
98. West Point. : USMA
101. Garb along the Ganges. : SARI
103. Hungarian composer. : LEHAR
104. Pitchers. : EWERS
105. Dry. : SERE
106. Conceals. : MASKS
108. Of a district. : AREAL
110. Jug size. : GALLON
113. Noun suffix. : ICS
116. Gad: Colloq. : TRAIPSE
117. Express. : NONSTOP
123. Dome. : CUPOLA
124. Large Ionian island. : CORFU
125. Forcefully: Poet. : AMAIN
127. Creator of Hedda. : IBSEN
129. Part of a church. : AISLE
130. Is angry. : FUMES
131. Island off Naples. : CAPRI
132. Goose genus. : ANSER
134. Book binding décor. : GILT
135. Tabard and others. : INNS
136. ___-a-brac. : BRIC
139. Scot's denial. : NAE
140. Cool ___ cucumber. : ASA
141. Noun suffix. : IER
143. Parisian assent. : OUI
144. Fled. : RAN

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 18 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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