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Arthur Schulman
Arthur Schulman

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New York Times, Sunday, January 8, 1961

Author:
Arthur Schulman
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 164, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.48, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 736 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 151, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 23
Arthur Schulman has 80 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,195
Across
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Part of a hi-fi set. : WOOFER
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___ school. : PREP
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Brownish purple. : PUCE
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Reduce, as energy. : DAMP
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Foolish fancy. : CHIMERA
20
A little, in music. : POCO
21
Black. : EBON
22
___ Sea. : ARAL
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Quick-tempered. : CHOLERIC
24
Job for an electrician. : SOLDERING
26
Article of food. : CAKE
27
Stripling. : LAD
28
Debussy contemporary. : RAVEL
30
Goethe drama. : FAUST
31
Transmission unit. : GEARBOX
33
Cuckoopint. : ARUM
35
French poet of 19th cen. : LAMARTINE
37
Central Treaty Organization. : CENTO
38
Of an arm bone. : ULNAR
40
Theatrical mecca. : NEWYORK
41
Native of Cagliari. : SARDINIAN
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Nets. : SEINES
47
Porgies. : SCUPS
48
Bronchos. : PONIES
49
French novelist of 19th cen. : SUE
50
Where Tallinn is. : ESTONIA
52
Approves: Colloq. : OKS
53
Arrow case. : QUIVER
54
Dorothy's dog. : TOTO
55
Smart aleck. : WISEGUY
57
Brahman concepts. : SUTRAS
58
17th cen. British essayist. : BACON
59
Yucatan Indians. : MAYAS
62
Sparkles. : CORUSCATES
64
Entrances and exits. : DOORS
65
Of the U. S. : AMER
66
Graceful rhythm. : LILT
67
See 59 Down. : THREE
68
Expedition of the 12th century. : CRUSADE
70
Teutonic: Abbr. : GER
71
Women's headdress of 18th cent. : POUF
72
Norwegian inlet. : FJORD
73
Form of energy. : HEAT
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Pagoda. : TAA
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Flowering. : INBLOOM
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American painter. : PEALE
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Country place. : FARM
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Weight: Colloq. : HEFT
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Strong tugs. : HAULS
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In which life began. : PRIMALOOZE
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Public transportation. : BUSES
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City E of the Ob. : TOMSK
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Smoked sausage. : WIENER
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Mass drownings. : NOYADES
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Mormon territory. : UTAH
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Gentlemen's gentlemen. : VALETS
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Time for a mat. : AFT
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Kid, for example. : LEATHER
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Stake. : BET
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Citizens of Brownsville. : TEXANS
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Spigot for a barrel. : SPILE
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California city. : TULARE
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Pre-dinner drinks. : APERITIFS
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Unproductive. : STERILE
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City in Alabama. : SELMA
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Former Downing St. residents. : EDENS
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Consciousness. : AWARENESS
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Space between piers. : SLIP
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Frying pans. : SPIDERS
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Stint. : SCANT
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Outbursts. : GUSTS
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United. : ONE
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Companion of Paul. : LUKE
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Greek dramatist. : AESCHYLUS
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Naval strength. : SEAPOWER
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Island city in Taiwan Strait. : AMOY
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Collegiate athletic group. : NCAA
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Nothing. : ZERO
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Violates. : INVADES
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Subside. : WANE
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Commotion. : STIR
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Looked at. : EYED
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Get angry: Colloq. : SEERED
Down
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Type of story. : WHODUNIT
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Combustible substance. : OIL
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Hebrew dry measure. : OMER
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Savage. : FERAL
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Armenian capital. : ERIVAN
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Flower clusters. : RACEMES
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Letter addendum. : PPS
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High places. : ROOFTOPS
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French pastry. : ECLAIRS
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Proverbial small town. : PODUNK
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Forward. : PERT
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Where: Lat. : UBI
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Heap. : CONGERIES
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Bring about. : ENGENDER
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Synthetic fiber. : DACRON
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Citizen of U. A. R. : ARAB
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Large shark. : MAKO
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Word element meaning "fold." : PLEX
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Andrew's brother. : CHARLES
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Part of a sentence. : CLAUSE
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Compass point. : ESE
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Judicial tribunal. : LAWCOURT
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Monkshood. : ATIS
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Record maker of 1919–20. : MANOWAR
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Island chain near Taiwan. : RYUKYU
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Oil painting. : CANVAS
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Works of an Italian artist. : RENIS
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Evening party. : SOIREE
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Greek rhetorician. : ISOCRATES
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Inquisitional burnings. : AUTOSDAFE
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Rare element. : NEON
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Family member. : SIS
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Stroked from the green. : PUTTED
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Spore fruit. : AECIUM
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Falling out. : QUARREL
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Southwestern resort town. : TAOS
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___ club. : GOLF
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Gentleman's companion. : SCHOLAR
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Ring activity. : BOUT
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Wise men. : MAGI
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Early king of Egypt. : AMENHOTEP
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Paraguay tea. : YERBAMATE
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Court of ___. : STJAMES
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60 grains. : DRAM
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"Happy Birthday" author. : LOOS
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Breakfast food. : CEREAL
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Roadway sign. : EATS
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Eleventh U. S. President. : POLK
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Fencer's tactics. : FEINTS
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Indefinite. : HAZY
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Tender and juicy. : LUSH
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Primps. : PREENS
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Silly: Colloq. : FOOTLING
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Works energetically: Colloq. : HUSTLES
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Rice dishes. : PILAFS
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Burning. : ONFIRE
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Swains. : BEAUS
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War trumpet of ancient Rome. : TUBA
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Bug. : WAXINSECT
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Detachment: Abbr. : DET
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___ Day. : VETERANS
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Opening. : APERTURE
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Sacred. : HALLOWED
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Symbols of royalty. : ERMINES
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Farm machine. : REAPER
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Rise and fall. : TIDE
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Peak in central Africa. : STANLEY
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Site of ancient Greek festival. : ELEUSIS
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Vireo. : REDEYE
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Famed news commentator. : SWAYZE
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Qumran ascetic. : ESSENE
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German exclamation. : ACH
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Ladder rung. : STAVE
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Kind of salad. : SLAW
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Mountain lion. : PUMA
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Sacred image. : IKON
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Projecting rock. : SCAR
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Box. : SPAR
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Capuchin monkey. : SAI
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Sward. : SOD
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Pindaric. : ODE

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 15 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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