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Arthur Schulman
Arthur Schulman

New York Times, Thursday, December 7, 1967

24-Across : Cross (out).

Author:
Arthur Schulman
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J K Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 305 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, 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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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,690
Across
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California valley. : NAPA
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Eyes, poetically. : ORBS
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Hit: Slang. : SMASH
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Author Kingsley. : AMIS
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Gambling game. : FARO
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Familiar greeting. : HELLO
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Out-dated. : MOTHEATEN
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Fabric. : ORLON
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English county. : ESSEX
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Poker ploy. : RAISE
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Mandrill. : APE
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Cross (out). : SCRATCH
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Part of milk. : WHEY
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Queen, for one. : BEE
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Every. : EACH
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Tokyo's old name. : EDO
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District officer. : ATTORNEY
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Lopsided. : ATILT
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Social blunder. : FAUXPAS
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Black Sea land. : RUMANIA
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Item for a lighter. : FLINT
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Victor Hugo's birthplace. : BESANCON
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Legendary killer. : ASP
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Brews. : ALES
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Santa ___. : ANA
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Rural milieu. : FARM
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Pepper sauce. : TABASCO
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Years. : AGE
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Flower part. : CALYX
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Open. : UNBAR
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Platonic dialogue. : CRITO
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Musical passage. : GLISSANDO
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Mortise's companion. : TENON
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Charged particles. : IONS
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Secret place. : LAIR
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Run-down. : SEEDY
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French seraph. : ANGE
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Streaked. : LINY
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Dub. : NAME
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Hebrew prophet. : AMOS
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Stones. : PITS
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Rowan trees. : ASHES
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___ kind. : OFA
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Vicious circles, mod style. : RATRACES
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Like some vocal tones. : BREATHY
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Kind of boom. : SONIC
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Slip-on. : SHOE
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Sea: Fr. : MER
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Deity. : ALLAH
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Inclination. : SLOPE
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Pancake topping. : HONEY
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Contents of a digest. : EXCERPTS
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Pronoun. : SHE
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Frog genus. : RANA
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Wagner role. : WOTAN
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Lofting stroke, in golf. : BAFF
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Catchall abbreviation. : ETAL
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Needlecase. : ETUI
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City in Middle East. : DAMASCUS
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Famous bishop. : OXNAM
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Peruvian. : INCA
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Celebrity. : LION
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Ethiopian lake. : TANA
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At ease. : RELAXING
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Purposes. : USES
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Capital of Chaldea. : BABYLON
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School org. : PTA
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Data. : FACTS
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Come to terms. : AGREE
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Queen, in France. : REINE
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Pain: Suffix. : ALGIA
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___ sides. : ONALL
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Rabbit fur. : CONY
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___ B'rith. : BNAI
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Tennis term. : ADIN
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O'More. : RORY
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Bushy clump. : TOD
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Compass point. : SSE

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

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