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Arthur Schulman
Arthur Schulman

GEOGRAPHICAL

New York Times, Sunday, October 8, 1961

Author:
Arthur Schulman
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 71, Avg Word Len: 5.21, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 541 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 120, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 6, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
Arthur Schulman has 80 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,468
Across
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Frying pans. : SPIDERS
8
Syrian city. : HAMA
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Desert in Egypt. : ARABIAN
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Sight in Hawaii Natl. Park. : MAUNALOA
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Peak of Teton Range. : OWEN
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Kenya's capital. : NAIROBI
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Part of 23 Across. : OKLAHOMA
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N. American republic. : UNITEDSTATES
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Fiber knot. : NEP
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Stage fare. : OPERAS
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Rice, for 124 Across. : RISO
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Poetic verb. : HATH
30
Undertakes. : ASSUMES
32
Prince ___. : HAL
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Billiard shot: Var. : CARROM
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Article: Fr. : LES
38
Find out. : GETAT
40
Ucayali boundary. : URUBAMBA
44
Member of DDE Cabinet. : MCKAY
47
China center in France. : LIMOGES
49
I love: Lat. : AMO
50
Paddle. : OAR
51
Where Tabriz is. : IRAN
52
Hair-do. : BOB
53
Dapper. : NATTY
55
Sole of the foot: Zool. : PLANTA
57
Tokyo coin. : SEN
58
Stigma. : SLUR
59
Land of Kibbutz. : ISRAEL
61
Former group in 59 Across. : IRGUN
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Italian adventurer. : CASANOVA
64
Cape at Chesapeake Bay. : CHARLES
66
See 6 Down. : ROMA
67
Kettledrum. : ATABAL
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Bay tree. : LAUREL
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Old order. : HEST
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Burmese river. : SITTANG
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Native of the Caucasus. : OSSETIAN
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1942 highway. : ALCAN
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Near Eastern nationalist. : NASSER
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Webster or Clay. : WHIG
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Soul: Fr. : AME
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Near East city. : BEIRUT
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Creator of Munchausen. : RASPE
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Make sure. : SEE
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English novelist. : SNOW
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Bank item: Abbr. : INT
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Chinese name. : MAO
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Cognate. : RELATED
95
Dominoes. : MASKS
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Bavarian city. : BAYREUTH
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Brahman aphorism. : SUTRA
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Date in reign of Trajan. : CII
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Belfast's county. : ANTRIM
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Road sign, for short. : SLO
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Range of Mt. Rainier. : CASCADE
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Seth's father. : ADAM
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Jot. : ATOM
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City near Saronic Gulf. : ATHENS
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Diamond ___. : LIL
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Neighbor of Labrador. : NEWBRUNSWICK
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Famed creek into the Potomac. : ANTIETAM
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Like the sequoias. : TALLEST
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Hamburg's river. : ELBE
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Umbrians. : ITALIANS
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Spanish saint. : ANSELMO
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Sea in Antarctica. : ROSS
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Neighbor of Sierra Leone. : LIBERIA
Down
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Japanese beverages. : SAKES
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Soft piths. : PULPS
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___ nutshell. : INA
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Where Porto Novo is. : DAHOMEY
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Slips away. : ELOPES
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Cities in N. Y. and Italy. : ROMES
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River into the Moselle. : SAAR
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River in the Berkshires. : HOUSATONIC
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Bristle. : AWN
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Diplomat of 59 Across. : MEIR
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Grotesque. : ANTIC
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Pyrenees republic. : ANDORRA
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___ Dashan, highest peak in Europe. : RAS
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Islet. : AIT
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Hindu deity. : BRAHMA
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Greek letter. : IOTA
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Aid and ___. : ABET
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Serbian city. : NISH
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Isle of Man: anc. name. : MONA
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Isaac's son. : ESAU
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Warning sound. : AHEM
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___ Bator. : ULAN
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Sumerian city. : LAGASH
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Cut of beef. : RUMP
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Anc. Greek weights. : OBOLI
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A Pillar of Hercules. : GIBRALTAR
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Numerical prefix. : TETRA
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Natives of 31 Down. : MONGOLIANS
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Black Sea port. : BATUM
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Spider: Span. : ARANA
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Varied: Abbr. : MISC
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Spanish linen. : CREA
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Midwest metropolis. : KANSASCITY
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Belgian university. : LOUVAIN
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Betelgeuse. : STAR
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Bubbles. : BLOBS
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Pacific arm. : YELLOWSEA
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Canadian decree. : ARRET
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Snow to Burns. : SNA
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Checked. : LEASHED
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Perfume. : ATTAR
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Girl in a song. : SUSIE
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Rule: Abbr. : REG
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First name of African leader. : HABIB
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Former Queen of Italy. : ELENA
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Ruler. : TSAR
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Kiangs. : ASSES
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___ ultra. : NEPLUS
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Michigan and Ontario. : GREATLAKES
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Malayan frenzy. : AMOK
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Newport ___. : NEWS
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Local deity of anc. Rome. : NUMEN
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Snug; tidy. : TAUT
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Levantine kvetch. : SAIC
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Strait bet. Italy and Albania. : OTRANTO
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Run. : TROT
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Atlas, for example. : MISSILE
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Wander. : RAMBLE
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Successes. : HITS
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Harvard student: Colloq. : CANTAB
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Lawn ___. : MOWER
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Numerical prefix. : CENTI
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Mt. range of Asia. : ALTAI
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Artemis. : DIANA
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Trees. : ELMS
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Theatre group. : ANTA
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First name in Washington. : DEAN
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Sharp tools. : AWLS
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Venus' isle. : MILO
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Weather phenomenon. : HAIL
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Unit of reluctance. : REL
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Marines. : USM
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TV initials. : CBS
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Norse goddess. : EIR

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 12 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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