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Arthur Schulman
Arthur Schulman

New York Times, Saturday, December 10, 1977

Author: Arthur Schulman
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 330 (avg 1.70)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Arthur Schulman has 80 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,346
Across Down
1. Curlewlike bird : GODWIT
7. Birds' migration time : FALL
11. Sportsmen's assn. : PGA
14. The Australian fig-bird is one : ORIOLE
15. Part of the iris : UVEA
16. Beater for mixing mortar : RAB
17. Birds without voice boxes : STORKS
18. Birds that resemble bitterns : LIMPKINS
20. Horse's tarsal joint : HOCK
21. Capital of Peru : LIMA
23. Type of velvet or satin : PANNE
24. Porter : ALE
25. Small finch : CANARY
27. British gun : STEN
28. Snappish : WASPY
30. Nordic : ARYAN
32. Common abbr. : ETC
33. Patellae : KNEECAPS
35. Raucous : HOARSE
37. Gorge : GLUT
38. Meccas for children : ZOOS
39. Roué, at times : CHASER
42. U.S. game bird : WOODCOCK
46. Farm animal : RAM
47. Taste : SAPOR
49. Limber : LITHE
50. Eagle of many puzzles : ERNE
52. Bird that impales its prey on thorns : SHRIKE
54. Poetic contraction : TIS
55. Tinker's partner : EVERS
57. King Olaf's capital : OSLO
58. Custom : WONT
59. Caged mimic : PARAKEET
61. Window in an attic : DORMER
63. "___ tu," Verdi aria : ERI
64. Dresden's river : ELBE
65. Resting : ATEASE
66. Sts. : RDS
67. Like the bills of some grebes : PIED
68. Doghouse : KENNEL
1. Fast-flying bird of prey : GOSHAWK
2. Bunting eaten as a delicacy : ORTOLAN
3. Bishopric : DIOCESE
4. Opus or employment : WORK
5. Sort : ILK
6. Wizard in electricity: 1856–1943 : TESLA
7. Blubber-loving sea birds : FULMARS
8. Large birdcage : AVIARY
9. Lunar module : LEM
10. Dweller in Nordland : LAPP
11. Caxton or Zenger : PRINTER
12. Fish-eating sea birds : GANNETS
13. Item on a pupil's record : ABSENCE
19. Dutch cupboard : KAS
22. Not qualified : INAPT
25. Ages : CYCLES
26. Lout : YAHOO
29. Croquet stakes : PEGS
31. Piece of pasta : NOODLE
34. Atmospheres : AURAS
36. Spore sacs : ASCI
38. African weasel : ZORIL
39. Bird that climbs tree trunks : CREEPER
40. President Bok's domain : HARVARD
41. Aida's rival : AMNERIS
42. Fabric such as gabardine : WORSTED
43. Overstuffed footstool : OTTOMAN
44. People in Pearl Buck's "Sons" : CHINESE
45. European falcon : KESTREL
48. Crested flycatcher : PHOEBE
51. Proposed amendment, for short : ERA
53. Eastman invention : KODAK
56. Basket or beehive : SKEP
58. Small songbird : WREN
60. Father of Phineas : ELI
62. Resident: Suffix : OTE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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