New York Times, Thursday, September 17, 2009

Author: Arthur Schulman
Editor: Will Shortz
Arthur Schulman
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 85 for Mr. Schulman. NYT links: Across Lite

Notepad: HALF-CENTURY PUZZLEMAKERS' WEEK
All the daily crosswords this week, Monday through Saturday, are by puzzlemakers who have been contributing to The Times for more than 50 years. Arthur Schulman, a retired psychology professor at the University of Virginia, had his Sunday Times debut on September 14, 1954. The puzzle below should be easy for solvers who remember their old-fashioned crossword vocabulary.
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© 2009, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Finishes, with "up" : SEWS
5. Like most radios : AMFM
9. Jordan's only seaport : AQABA
14. #13 in the Bronx, informally : AROD
15. Fair distance : MILE
16. Daybreak : SUNUP
17. Stage arches : PROSCENIA
19. Unsupported assurance : SAYSO
20. Mason's trough : HOD
21. Designer Cassini : OLEG
22. Very, informally : WAY
23. Noble family name in medieval Italy shared by two popes : ORSINI
25. Mischief : HARM
27. Shot : BBS
30. Mountain near Pelion : OSSA
31. Considerably, in Cannes : TRES
32. U.K. neighbor : IRE
33. Stop, in Montréal : ARRET
35. They're often served with caviar : BLINI
36. 19th of 24 : TAU
37. Ais : THREETOEDSLOTHS
40. Place-kicker's aid : TEE
41. Tulip-growing center of Holland : LISSE
42. "Fish Magic" and "Viaducts Break Ranks" : KLEES
43. Suffer : AIL
44. More limited : LESS
45. Man ___ : OWAR
46. They hook up IVs : RNS
47. 9-Across native : ARAB
48. Rounded out? : CONVEX
51. "___ time" : ITS
52. Construction piece : IBAR
54. "Uncle Tom's Cabin" girl : EVA
55. Westernmost of the major Hawaiian islands : KAUAI
58. Refractive : PRISMATIC
60. Volunteer's declaration : ILLGO
61. S.C. Johnson shaving gel : EDGE
62. Future dr.'s exam : MCAT
63. Attach, as a ribbon : TIEON
64. ___-les-Moulineaux (Paris suburb) : ISSY
65. "Horrors!" : OHNO
1. Massenet opera based on a Daudet novel : SAPHO
2. Slip : ERROR
3. Ocas : WOODSORRELS
4. 1960s activist org. : SDS
5. Renato's wife in Verdi's "Un Ballo in Maschera" : AMELIA
6. Tram locale : MINE
7. Moas : FLIGHTLESSBIRDS
8. ___ culpa : MEA
9. Eri : ASSAMSILKWORM
10. Landing place : QUAY
11. At all : ANY
12. Clear, as tables : BUS
13. Abbr. on a letter to a soldier : APO
18. Ara : CONSTELLATION
22. Small songbirds : WRENS
24. "Mm-hmm" : ISEE
26. Take for ___ : ARIDE
27. Ers : BITTERVETCH
28. Danish astronomer who followed Copernicus : BRAHE
29. Children's doctor? : SEUSS
33. Fragrance : ATTAR
34. River through Köln : RHEIN
35. ___ nova : BOSSA
38. Ziggurat features : TIERS
39. Slave in Buck's House of Hwang : OLAN
45. Abbey Theater playwright : OCASEY
49. Perrier rival : EVIAN
50. Blade maker : XACTO
51. Literary character who says "O, beware, my lord, of jealousy" : IAGO
53. Major leagues, slangily, with "the" : BIGS
55. Modelist's purchase : KIT
56. World champion of 1964-67, 1974-78 and 1978-79 : ALI
57. Diminutive suffix : ULE
58. J.F.K. Library architect : PEI
59. "Yo te ___" : AMO

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