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Arthur Schulman
Arthur Schulman

New York Times, Thursday, March 27, 1958

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Author:
Arthur Schulman
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { K Q X }, Scrabble score: 313 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
Arthur Schulman has 80 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era crossword in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,194
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Boast in triumph. : CROW
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Amusing. : COMIC
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Nocturnal animal: Colloq. : COON
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Leander's beloved. : HERO
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Part of the soft palate. : UVULA
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Western campus. : UCLA
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Word element signifying "concept." : IDEO
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Dravidian of Ceylon. : TAMIL
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Natives of Bangkok. : THAI
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Salami, ham, etc. : COLDCUTS
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Road that shortens the distance. : CUTOFF
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Contend (with) successfully. : COPE
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French priest. : CURE
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Trims again. : RECUTS
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Mow. : CUTGRASS
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Not chronic. : ACUTE
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Western hill. : BUTTE
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New Guinea town. : LAE
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Kitchen utensils. : POTS
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Magna ___. : CARTA
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American inventor of firearms. : COLT
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Labor organization. : ILO
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Fellow: Brit. slang. : CULLY
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Finnish track star. : NURMI
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Lessens in amount, as currency. : DEFLATES
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Interrupts, as on the dance floor. : CUTSIN
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Kremlin monogram. : USSR
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Swiss psychologist. : JUNG
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Square block at base of a column. : PLINTH
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Play hooky. : CUTCLASS
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Big fish. : TUNA
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Author of "Pal Joey." : OHARA
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Last part of "Hamlet." : ACTV
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Guinness. : ALEC
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Gaseous element. : RADON
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Part of a tire. : SHOE
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Girl's nickname. : SUZY
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Tertiary. : THIRD
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Basted. : SEWN
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Fashionable. : CHIC
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Perform again. : REDO
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Russian city. : OREL
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Dürer's specialties. : WOODCUTS
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Wags: Colloq. : CUTUPS
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Egg-shaped. : OVATE
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Fall flowers: Colloq. : MUMS
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River in Turkestan. : ILI
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Indian metropolis. : CALCUTTA
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Coast Guard boat. : CUTTER
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Eight: Span. : OCHO
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Norway's King. : OLAF
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Childlike. : NAIF
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Shed for birds. : COTE
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Impel. : URGE
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___ Sark, pursuer of Tam O'Shanter. : CUTTY
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Quick. : RAPID
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French school. : ECOLE
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" ... the most unkindest ___ all." : CUTOF
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Ringlets. : CURLS
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French "then." : ALORS
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Highly seasoned dish of game. : SALMI
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Begin. : SETIN
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Pressing machine for cotton. : BALER
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Interrupt. : CUTSHORT
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Material used for goblets, vases, etc. : CUTGLASS
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Throw off. : CAST
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Now: Lat. : NUNC
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Great folly. : LUNACY
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___ dried. : CUTAND
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Talesman. : JUROR
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School organizations. : PTAS
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Little Louisa. : LULU
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Spanish girl's name. : INEZ
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Moslem judge. : CADI
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Pain. : ACHE
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Pack. : STOW
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Norse name. : SVEN
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Cry of triumph. : HAH

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 14 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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