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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 Down
1. Part of a hi-fi set. : WOOFER
7. ___ school. : PREP
11. Brownish purple. : PUCE
15. Reduce, as energy. : DAMP
19. Foolish fancy. : CHIMERA
20. A little, in music. : POCO
21. Black. : EBON
22. ___ Sea. : ARAL
23. 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
45. 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
74. Pagoda. : TAA
75. Flowering. : INBLOOM
77. American painter. : PEALE
78. Country place. : FARM
79. Weight: Colloq. : HEFT
80. Strong tugs. : HAULS
81. In which life began. : PRIMALOOZE
83. Public transportation. : BUSES
84. City E of the Ob. : TOMSK
85. Smoked sausage. : WIENER
86. Mass drownings. : NOYADES
88. Mormon territory. : UTAH
89. Gentlemen's gentlemen. : VALETS
90. Time for a mat. : AFT
91. Kid, for example. : LEATHER
95. Stake. : BET
96. Citizens of Brownsville. : TEXANS
97. Spigot for a barrel. : SPILE
99. California city. : TULARE
100. Pre-dinner drinks. : APERITIFS
102. Unproductive. : STERILE
104. City in Alabama. : SELMA
105. Former Downing St. residents. : EDENS
106. Consciousness. : AWARENESS
108. Space between piers. : SLIP
109. Frying pans. : SPIDERS
112. Stint. : SCANT
113. Outbursts. : GUSTS
115. United. : ONE
116. Companion of Paul. : LUKE
117. Greek dramatist. : AESCHYLUS
120. Naval strength. : SEAPOWER
122. Island city in Taiwan Strait. : AMOY
123. Collegiate athletic group. : NCAA
124. Nothing. : ZERO
125. Violates. : INVADES
126. Subside. : WANE
127. Commotion. : STIR
128. Looked at. : EYED
129. Get angry: Colloq. : SEERED
1. Type of story. : WHODUNIT
2. Combustible substance. : OIL
3. Hebrew dry measure. : OMER
4. Savage. : FERAL
5. Armenian capital. : ERIVAN
6. Flower clusters. : RACEMES
7. Letter addendum. : PPS
8. High places. : ROOFTOPS
9. French pastry. : ECLAIRS
10. Proverbial small town. : PODUNK
11. Forward. : PERT
12. Where: Lat. : UBI
13. Heap. : CONGERIES
14. Bring about. : ENGENDER
15. Synthetic fiber. : DACRON
16. Citizen of U. A. R. : ARAB
17. Large shark. : MAKO
18. Word element meaning "fold." : PLEX
19. Andrew's brother. : CHARLES
23. Part of a sentence. : CLAUSE
25. Compass point. : ESE
29. Judicial tribunal. : LAWCOURT
32. Monkshood. : ATIS
34. Record maker of 1919–20. : MANOWAR
36. Island chain near Taiwan. : RYUKYU
37. Oil painting. : CANVAS
39. Works of an Italian artist. : RENIS
41. Evening party. : SOIREE
42. Greek rhetorician. : ISOCRATES
43. Inquisitional burnings. : AUTOSDAFE
44. Rare element. : NEON
46. Family member. : SIS
48. Stroked from the green. : PUTTED
51. Spore fruit. : AECIUM
53. Falling out. : QUARREL
54. Southwestern resort town. : TAOS
56. ___ club. : GOLF
57. Gentleman's companion. : SCHOLAR
58. Ring activity. : BOUT
59. Wise men. : MAGI
60. Early king of Egypt. : AMENHOTEP
61. Paraguay tea. : YERBAMATE
63. Court of ___. : STJAMES
64. 60 grains. : DRAM
66. "Happy Birthday" author. : LOOS
68. Breakfast food. : CEREAL
69. Roadway sign. : EATS
71. Eleventh U. S. President. : POLK
72. Fencer's tactics. : FEINTS
73. Indefinite. : HAZY
76. Tender and juicy. : LUSH
77. Primps. : PREENS
78. Silly: Colloq. : FOOTLING
79. Works energetically: Colloq. : HUSTLES
81. Rice dishes. : PILAFS
82. Burning. : ONFIRE
83. Swains. : BEAUS
84. War trumpet of ancient Rome. : TUBA
85. Bug. : WAXINSECT
87. Detachment: Abbr. : DET
89. ___ Day. : VETERANS
90. Opening. : APERTURE
92. Sacred. : HALLOWED
93. Symbols of royalty. : ERMINES
94. Farm machine. : REAPER
96. Rise and fall. : TIDE
97. Peak in central Africa. : STANLEY
98. Site of ancient Greek festival. : ELEUSIS
101. Vireo. : REDEYE
102. Famed news commentator. : SWAYZE
103. Qumran ascetic. : ESSENE
106. German exclamation. : ACH
107. Ladder rung. : STAVE
109. Kind of salad. : SLAW
110. Mountain lion. : PUMA
111. Sacred image. : IKON
112. Projecting rock. : SCAR
114. Box. : SPAR
118. Capuchin monkey. : SAI
119. Sward. : SOD
121. 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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