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Arthur Schulman
Arthur Schulman

New York Times, Wednesday, December 12, 1956

Author:
Arthur Schulman
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J K Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Arthur Schulman has 80 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

Original 32-Down clue had "Beglian"; corrected it to "Belgian."

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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,724

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Across
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Chart or graph: Abbr. : DIAG
5
Frighten: Var. : APPAL
10
Where Charon was ferryman. : STYX
14
As soon as. : ONCE
15
Girl's name meaning "my delight." : NAOMI
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Juicy fruit. : PEAR
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Educational. : SCHOLASTIC
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___ avis. : RARA
20
Quartets. : TETRADS
21
Abbey Theatre playwright. : OCASEY
23
Former middleweight champion. : GREB
24
Bird's crop. : CRAW
25
"And they were ___ afraid." : SORE
28
Phrase from "London Bridge." : MYFAIRLADY
33
Brittle. : CRISP
35
Euripidean heroine. : ALCESTIS
36
No score. : OOO
37
Seers of Delphi. : ORACLES
40
Book of the Bible: Abbr. : PSA
41
Depose a king. : UNTHRONE
43
Gov. Williams' nickname. : SOAPY
45
Anna Magnani vehicle. : ROSETATTOO
48
Gaelic. : ERSE
49
Kirk or Ferraday. : LISA
50
Covered. : CLAD
52
Shape, size, etc. of a book. : FORMAT
55
Spirals. : HELICES
59
Actress Adams. : EDIE
60
Hawaiian exports. : PINEAPPLES
63
Pale color. : TINT
64
Sluggish. : INERT
65
River of the Belgian Congo. : UELE
66
Terminals. : ENDS
67
Tailor's pressing iron. : GOOSE
68
Useful plants. : SOYS
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1
Poetic verb. : DOST
2
Early movie director. : INCE
3
Eight: Ger. : ACHT
4
Six kings of England. : GEORGES
5
Garland for the head. : ANADEM
6
Disregard. : PASSBY
7
Kettle. : POT
8
"Le Livre de Mon ___." : AMI
9
Confection. : LICORICE
10
Spreads awkwardly. : SPRAWLS
11
Lapsang souchong and jasmine. : TEAS
12
Ready: Dial. : YARE
13
Type of photograph. : XRAY
18
Roman tutelary spirit. : LAR
22
Gesture of affection. : CARESS
24
Telephone. : CALL
25
Range over, as in search. : SCOUR
26
Site of U. of Maine. : ORONO
27
Unbridled outbreaks. : RIOTS
29
Aspect. : FACET
30
Salable for its face value, as a stock. : ATPAR
31
Handbooks on use of medicines: Abbr. : DISPS
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Belgian violinist. : YSAYE
34
Shakespearean heroine. : PORTIA
38
Subject of a Lamb essay. : ROASTPIG
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Theatrical group. : ANTA
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Head coverings. : HELMETS
44
Sophocles' tragic hero. : OEDIPUS
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Earthy pigments. : OCHERS
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Chemical salt. : OLEATE
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High peak. : ALP
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___ champêtre (outdoor entertainment): Fr. : FETE
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Norse god. : ODIN
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Outer coat of cheese. : RIND
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The Egyptian. : CLEO
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Slithery. : EELY
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Compass points. : SSES
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Daughter of Cadmus. : INO
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Recent: Prefix. : NEO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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