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Arthur Schulman
Arthur Schulman

ALPHABETICS

New York Times, Sunday, December 9, 1956

Author: Arthur Schulman
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.32, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 647 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 129, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 15, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 35
Arthur Schulman has 80 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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Across Down
1. Baltic island. : AERO
5. Latest: Comb. form. : NEO
8. Cockney's desire. : OPE
11. ___ de Vega, Spanish poet. : LOPE
15. Pare down. : SCALE
20. Describing a three-dimensional effect. : STEREOSCOPIC
23. Mexican city. : LEON
24. Swedish chemist. : NOBEL
25. Landmark of Mexico. : POPOCATEPETL
26. 1938. : ANTEBELLUM
28. Casualness. : NONCHALANCE
29. Japanese drama. : NOH
30. Certain fishermen. : EELERS
31. Austrian province. : TIROL
32. Smooth: Mus. abbr. : DOL
33. When Hamlet sees the ghost. : ACTONE
35. U. N. organization: Abbr. : IRO
36. Jerboa's relative. : RAT
37. Small island. : EYOT
39. European President. : TITO
40. "Come back to ___ . . . " : ERIN
42. Japanese box. : INRO
46. Demands strongly. : INSISTS
48. Northern strait. : BERING
50. Take leave of. : BIDADIEU
52. With: Ger. : MIT
53. Renegade. : TURNCOAT
55. Noun suffix. : IER
56. Gypsy horse. : GRI
57. Truman's birthplace. : LAMAR
59. All: Prefix. : OMNI
60. First name in the theatre. : YUL
62. Tycho ___, Danish astronomer. : BRAHE
64. Irishmen. : MILESIANS
66. ___ Juan. : SAN
69. Capricorn. : GOAT
71. City near Caen. : STLO
73. "Ruy Blas," for instance. : OVERTURE
74. Populous state. : ILLINOIS
76. Holy: Lat. : SACER
77. Where Brownsville is: Abbr. : TEX
78. Bird. : EMU
79. "To see a World in a ___ Sand." : GRAINOF
80. Old pronoun. : THY
82. Stroke ___. : OAR
83. Percussion instrument. : TRAPS
85. In equilibrium. : BALANCED
87. Sculptor of "Bird in Space." : BRANCUSI
89. Confesses. : OWNS
90. Golfer Middlecoff. : CARY
91. Unit of troops: Abbr. : DET
92. Deadlocks. : TIESCORES
93. City NE of Venice. : UDINE
95. Make out. : SPY
97. Very dark. : EBON
99. Civil wrongs. : TORTS
100. Interjection of dislike. : GRR
101. Biblical priest. : ELI
103. Former VIP's. : HASBEENS
106. Highest peak of P. I. : APO
107. Bhutanese, for instance. : ASIATICS
110. Intensely. : KEENLY
111. Law. : STATUTE
115. Type: Abbr. : ITAL
116. Composer of "Goldberg Variations." : BACH
118. Edmonton's province: Abbr. : ALTA
119. Jazz trumpeter Baker. : CHET
120. Seeing that. : NOW
121. Doctors' association. : AMA
123. Prophet Samuel's mother. : HANNAH
125. ___ créole : ALA
126. Progeny. : ISSUE
128. ___ de corps. : ESPRIT
131. Poet's conjunction. : ERE
132. River and valley in West Virginia. : SHENANDOAHS
135. Mold. : BLACKEARTH
137. Paper money of 1776. : CONTINENTALS
139. Ulan ___, Mongolian capital. : BATOR
140. Autocrat. : CZAR
141. U. S. frigate Constitution. : OLDIRONSIDES
142. Narrow: Prefix. : STENO
143. Balsam. : TOLU
144. Its: Fr. : SES
145. Adjective suffix. : ENT
146. Settle in. : NEST
1. Symbol on Uraeus. : ASP
2. Shelley, for example. : ETONIAN
3. Accounts. : REPORTS
4. Town in Maine. : ORONO
5. Biblical patriarch. : NOAH
6. Los ___ Unidos. : ESTADOS
7. Spotted cat of Texas. : OCELOT
8. Golf tournament. : OPEN
9. Refuge of "Bounty" mutineers. : PITCAIRNISLAND
10. Choosing from various sources. : ECLECTIC
11. Grassy plain of Span. America. : LLANO
12. Nymph spurned by Paris. : OENONE
13. Spinach or chard. : POTHERB
14. Chemical suffix. : ENE
15. Ugly look. : SNEER
16. Gelatinous substance. : COLLOID
17. 1st word of alphabet code. : ABLE
18. Their: Fr. : LEUR
19. Symbols of Massachusetts. : ELMS
21. Book of Koheleth. : ECCLESIASTES
22. Geyserite. : OPAL
27. Owe. : BEINDEBT
31. Numerical prefix. : TRI
34. ___ purpose. : TONO
38. Rare-earth element. : YTTRIUM
39. Sea swallow. : TERN
41. Three. : III
43. Type of tribunal. : NIGHTCOURT
44. Lets out again, as a film. : RERELEASES
45. Yes: Fr. : OUI
47. Airways: Ger. : IMMER
48. Loafers: Colloq. : BUMS
49. English poet. : GAY
51. Timetable abbreviation. : ARR
53. Shade. : TONE
54. ___ war. : TUGOF
57. Sandwich filling. : LIVERWURST
58. City in Egypt. : ALEXANDRIA
61. Avocat's concern. : LOI
63. Botanist Gray. : ASA
64. "Semper paratus," for example. : MOTTO
65. Island off Venezuela. : ARUBA
67. ___ blue. : ALICE
68. Golfer's place. : NINETEENTHHOLE
70. Heavenly body: Fr. : ASTRE
72. Plant having fragrant roots. : ORRIS
74. Biblical priest. : IRA
75. Make a slip. : NOD
76. Musical effects. : SYNCOPATIONS
79. Carved figure. : GLYPH
81. Shaped like a spearhead. : HASTATE
84. Greek letter. : PSI
86. Adjective suffixes. : ARS
87. Fuel holders. : BINS
88. French painter. : COROT
90. Unmarried. : CELIBATE
92. Stylish: Slang. : TONY
94. Trap. : NET
96. Beast of burden. : YAK
98. Composer Bartok. : BELA
100. "Toujours ___." : GAI
102. Federal agency. : ICA
104. Pres. O'Kelly. : SEAN
105. Famous theatrical family. : BELASCOS
108. Discoverer of Colorado R. : ALARCON
109. Section of a sonata. : SCHERZO
111. Limerick's river. : SHANNON
112. Let in the sun. : UNSHADE
113. Dishevels. : TOUSLES
114. Farm animal. : EWE
117. Indian form of passive resistance. : HARTAL
119. Eau ___, Wis. : CLAIRE
122. Very small: Gk. prefix. : MIKRO
124. Eastern VIP. : NEHRU
125. Con. : ANTI
127. Participated. : SATIN
128. Wanes. : EBBS
129. Louver board. : SLAT
130. Meat paste. : PATE
133. Limits. : ENDS
134. Fender mishap. : DENT
136. Feat. : ACT
138. Quiet! : SST

Answer summary: 14 unique to this puzzle, 21 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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