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Arthur Schulman
Arthur Schulman

BRAINTEASER

New York Times, Sunday, November 8, 1964

Author: Arthur Schulman
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 66, Avg Word Len: 5.43, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 597 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 125, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 25
Arthur Schulman has 80 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,579
Across Down
1. City in Kentucky. : PADUCAH
8. High value: Abbr. : PREM
12. Archaeological find. : MASTABA
19. Dutch philosopher. : SPINOZA
20. Insinuating. : OILY
21. Considering everything. : ALLINALL
23. Dutch humanist. : ERASMUS
24. Where G. I.'s congregate. : USOS
25. Flatworm. : PLANARIA
26. Dickens hero. : PIP
27. Spiders and crabs. : ARTHROPODS
30. Mineral in salt lakes. : NATRON
31. Cry of triumph. : HOHO
33. Lacking ornament. : AUSTERE
34. Weather word: Abbr. : STM
35. Consequence. : END
36. Speckled, as moths' wings. : IRRORATE
39. Contract of a sort. : TREATY
41. A. F. ___. : OFL
43. Short-haired cat. : SIAMESE
44. Distress signal. : SOS
45. Men of magic. : CONJURORS
49. Dispatch or memo: Abbr. : MSG
50. Corporate regulations. : BYLAWS
52. Italian coins. : SOLDI
53. Region. : AREA
54. French title. : MME
56. Bird allied to the starlings. : MYNA
57. Polishing, in a way. : SANDING
59. Chatter. : GAB
60. Drop down. : DIP
62. Anc. region around Troy (with "The"). : TROAD
64. Expedition against the Albigenses. : CRUSADE
66. Foliated rock. : SCHIST
69. Roman decanter. : AMPULLA
72. Household appliance. : IRONER
73. Extraordinary person: Colloq. : CAUTION
75. Early Iranian. : ARYAN
76. Hungarian Communist. : KUN
77. Einstein's birthplace. : ULM
78. Bearded. : STUBBLY
81. Famed soprano. : BORI
83. Shinto temple. : SHA
86. Sudden gust of wind. : FLAW
88. Notions: Fr. : IDEES
89. Turkish city. : MANISA
91. "___ tree by a willow . . . " : ONA
93. Monetary. : FINANCIAL
95. Anyone. : MAN
96. Emblem of rank. : CHEVRON
98. Aneurin Bevan. : NYE
99. Missouri Senator, 1935–44. : TRUMAN
101. Inspirational quality. : CHARISMA
102. Scout org. : BSA
104. Reason. : WHY
106. Cotton cloth. : GINGHAM
108. Ring. : PEAL
109. Hydrocarbon. : OCTANE
111. Connoisseur of food. : GASTRONOME
114. Waggishly mischievous. : SLY
115. Part of the name of Mozambique's capital. : LOURENCO
117. Mark Antony's friend. : EROS
118. Indians. : NAVAHOS
120. One of the Rasenna. : ETRUSCAN
121. Storm. : RAVE
122. Prolonged. : DREWOUT
123. Not without strain. : TENSELY
124. Advanced. : SPED
125. Dark. : SUNLESS
1. Anc. decree, as in Athens. : PSEPHISM
2. Assumption. : APRIORISM
3. Vibrating disk. : DIAPHRAGM
4. German pronoun. : UNS
5. Part of a comet's head. : COMA
6. Côte d'___. : AZUR
7. In spear-shaped form. : HASTATELY
8. Streams. : POURS
9. Pilaf-like dishes. : RISOTTOS
10. Impatient lovers. : ELOPERS
11. State of India. : MYSORE
12. Shows in detail. : MAPS
13. Quite. : ALL
14. Angle. : SLANT
15. Mexican partridge. : TINAMOU
16. Science course: Abbr. : ANAT
17. Instrument played outdoors. : BARRELORGAN
18. March beginning proverbially. : ALION
22. Arrive. : LAND
28. City in South Vietnam. : HUE
29. Pack fruit with finest specimens on top. : DEACON
32. Dutch uncle. : OOM
34. University manager. : SYNDIC
37. Insurgent: Colloq. : REB
38. Type of curve, in math. : ASYMPTOTIC
40. Forecast. : TOLD
42. Man's title. : FRA
44. Abound. : SWARM
46. Oriental carriage. : JINRIKISHA
47. English novelist. : READE
48. ___ rattling. : SABER
51. Theater org. : ANTA
52. With a heavy heart. : SADLY
55. Read copy. : EDIT
57. Long-beaked fish. : SAURY
58. Hindu teacher. : GURU
61. Upper Thames. : ISIS
63. Translucent silicas. : OPALS
65. Progeny. : SONS
66. House slipper. : SCUFF
67. Beautiful: Prefix. : CALLI
68. What we're really like. : HUMANNATURE
70. Father of Rachel. : LABAN
71. Erelong. : ANON
74. Complete absence of embellishment. : NUDITY
79. Stand. : BEAR
80. White sturgeon. : BELUGA
82. Cities in Virginia and Indiana. : RICHMONDS
84. Item in a game. : HORSESHOE
85. Out of keeping. : ANOMALOUS
87. Manner. : WAY
89. Tropical shrub. : MANGROVE
90. Atmospheric prefix. : AER
92. Freudians. : ANALYSTS
94. Modernity. : NEWNESS
95. Sinclair Lewis novel. : MANTRAP
97. Lion of a sort. : VIP
100. Benny et al. : MISERS
101. Container. : CAN
102. Friable earthy clay. : BOLE
103. General in Mexican War. : SCOTT
105. As a result. : HENCE
107. Did a job in the garden. : HOSED
110. ___ for one's money. : ARUN
111. Suffix used with cosmo- and theo-. : GONY
112. Japanese ship. : MARU
113. Quits. : EVEN
116. Presidential nickname. : CAL
119. Tool. : AWL

Answer summary: 12 unique to this puzzle, 13 debuted here and reused later, 15 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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