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Arthur Schulman
Arthur Schulman

New York Times, Saturday, March 29, 1975

Author:
Arthur Schulman
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 324 (avg 1.71)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, 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.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,359
Across
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Musical offering : SOLO
5
Prehistoric human : JAVAMAN
12
Young pigeons : SQUABS
14
Relating to outbreeding : EXOGAMIC
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Be more ingenious : OUTWIT
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Luzon resident : FILIPINO
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House plant : FERN
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Counteract : OFFSET
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Eur. country : GER
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Beverage : TEA
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Number for 22 Across : TWO
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Enlightenment, in Zen : SATORI
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Nest or rotten : EGG
27
Port of Morocco : RABAT
30
Italian poet : TASSO
31
Start of a nursery rhyme : SEESAW
33
Clowns : MIMES
35
Midterm event : TEST
36
Posture in yoga : ASANA
38
Keep ___ on : TABS
42
Neighbor of Libya : EGYPT
44
Timber decay : DRYROT
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Indecisive one : HAWER
49
Indonesian island : TIMOR
51
Heat measure: Abbr. : BTU
52
Colorful plant : AZALEA
54
Light-switch positions : ONS
55
Electrical unit : OHM
56
African hill : KOP
57
Draw off : SIPHON
60
Kind of school : PREP
61
Isle of Man's locale : IRISHSEA
63
Cling to : ADHERE
65
Antifreeze liquid : METHANOL
66
Compatible : SUITED
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German family of inventors : SIEMENS
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Pleased : GLAD
Down
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Window-cleaner's tool : SQUEEGEE
2
Wanton acts : OUTRAGES
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Cotton fabric : LAWN
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Sash : OBI
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Mutt's companion : JEFF
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W. W. II alliance : AXIS
7
Rodents : VOLES
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Stir up : AGITATE
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Delineate : MAP
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Friends, in Toledo : AMIGOS
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Forty-___ : NINERS
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Offering least resistance : SOFTEST
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Uneasy traveler : STOWAWAY
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Ann of burlesque : CORIO
20
___ off (cheat) : FOB
23
___-la : TRA
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Flavorful : TASTY
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Fine violin : AMATI
29
Can material : TIN
32
Gary product : STEEL
34
Certain paintings : MADONNAS
37
Harbor city: Abbr. : SPT
39
Botanic-garden areas : ARBORETA
40
Upset : BOTHERED
41
Without an answer : STUMPED
43
Financier known for cheap-money law : GRESHAM
45
Carriers: Abbr. : RRS
46
Moslem judge : HAKIM
47
Mid-Atlantic islands : AZORES
48
American elk : WAPITI
50
Pasture sound : MOO
53
River of the Argonne : AISNE
58
Laborer : PEON
59
Rembrandt contemporary : HALS
60
Silvers or Harris : PHIL
62
Haggard heroine : SHE
64
Got the point : DUG

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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