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Arthur Schulman
Arthur Schulman

New York Times, Tuesday, December 26, 1961

Author: Arthur Schulman
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F Q V X }, Scrabble score: 334 (avg 1.77)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Arthur Schulman has 80 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,547
Across Down
1. Breakfast food. : BRAN
5. Member of DDE cabinet. : MCKAY
10. Freshly. : ANEW
14. Companion of old shoes. : RICE
15. Carroll heroine. : ALICE
16. Cantata composer. : BACH
17. Western campus. : UCLA
18. Bridge and go. : GAMES
19. Hebrew scribe. : EZRA
20. Author of "The White Deer." : THURBER
22. Rare element. : YTTRIUM
24. Greater part. : BULK
25. Obsolete. : DEAD
26. RLS creation. : JEKYLL
29. Airtight. : HERMETIC
33. Camel's hair fabric. : ABA
34. Lower Mississippi scene. : BAYOU
36. Out of sight. : PERDU
37. Chaney and namesakes. : LONS
39. City in NE France. : NANCY
41. Poetic adverb. : NEER
42. Jimmy Valentine, for one. : ALIAS
44. Spanish kings. : REYES
46. Swiss river. : AAR
47. Cocktail of the speakeasy era. : PINKLADY
49. In large part. : MOSTLY
51. Flemish painter. : HALS
52. Island near Leyte. : CEBU
53. Palpitation. : PITAPAT
56. Acting. : ONSTAGE
60. Tug. : HAUL
61. City on Biscayne Bay. : MIAMI
63. Ominous. : UGLY
64. Fire: Prefix. : IGNI
65. Chamber music group. : OCTET
66. Rake. : ROUE
67. Something lent. : LOAN
68. Relative of the Nautilus. : SKATE
69. Caviar. : EGGS
1. Dry, as wines. : BRUT
2. Luxurious. : RICH
3. Civil liberties group. : ACLU
4. At hand. : NEARBY
5. Navigator of 1500 A. D. : MAGELLAN
6. American explorer. : CLARK
7. Novel of Indian life. : KIM
8. Game like backgammon. : ACEYDEUCY
9. Before today: Prefix. : YESTER
10. City on the North Sea. : ABERDEEN
11. Fascist. : NAZI
12. Beige. : ECRU
13. Slamming sound. : WHAM
21. Source of light. : BULB
23. Pack down. : TAMP
26. Mexican plant. : JALAP
27. Italian town. : EBOLI
28. American playwright. : KANIN
29. Sweetening. : HONEY
30. A delight. : TREAT
31. Most perfect. : IDEAL
32. Indian condiment. : CURRY
35. Standard. : YARDSTICK
38. Island N of Japan. : SAKHALIN
40. Arab. : YEMENITE
43. Smack. : SLAP
45. Mournful sounds. : SOBS
48. Los ___. : ALAMOS
50. Line of junction: Anat. : SUTURE
52. Heavenly body. : COMET
53. Loving: Prefix. : PHIL
54. Emilia's spouse. : IAGO
55. Bluefin. : TUNA
57. In a dither. : AGOG
58. Gurgling sound. : GLUG
59. Watches. : EYES
62. One ___ time. : ATA

Answer summary: 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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