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Arthur Schulman
Arthur Schulman

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New York Times, Sunday, April 17, 1966

Author:
Arthur Schulman
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 824 (avg 1.84)
Open Squares: 159, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 12, XRef: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 39
Arthur Schulman has 80 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,091
Across
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Refrain of 1790 song. : CAIRA
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Breakfast order. : JUICE
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Material. : DENIM
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Film family. : LADDS
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Sorel of 15th cen. France. : AGNES
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Make ___ for. : APLAY
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Shavian heroine. : ELIZA
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Chief gold coins of ancient Rome. : AUREI
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Part of a steam engine. : CUTOFFVALVE
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Coming to a slow halt. : TAPERINGOFF
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Wood. : ASH
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Cleo's maid. : IRAS
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Mudguards of a sort. : SPATS
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Something torn off. : RAG
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With 50 Down, postpone. : PUT
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Familiar pen name. : OHENRY
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Kiss: Slang. : SMOOCH
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Prevail. : WIN
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___ dixit. : IPSE
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Goose: Fr. : OIE
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Cold symptom. : CATARRH
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Protection. : LEE
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More like the Arctic. : ICIER
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Lot: Colloq. : RAFT
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Night spot. : CABARET
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Rimbaud's "A ___ Hell." : SEASONIN
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Turkish city. : URFA
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Foremost god of Abydos. : OSIRIS
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Stub. : TEAROFF
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With 50 Down, alighted. : GOT
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Calendar abbreviation. : FRI
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Fabric. : COTTON
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Intercept. : HEADOFF
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Sally. : JOKE
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Flutter. : FAN
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Reserved. : ALOOF
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Depart on wheels. : ROLLOFF
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Moslem mystics. : SUFIS
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Boil down maple syrup. : SUGAROFF
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Accomplish: Slang. : PULLOFF
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Pocahontas' husband and others. : ROLFES
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Golf stroke. : BAFF
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Football maneuver. : HANDOFF
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Feeble. : PALE
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Foist. : FOBOFF
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Vacation. : DAYSOFF
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Noli me tangere. : HANDSOFF
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Star of "M." : LORRE
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Imitates. : HITSOFF
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Former 5-franc unit in Brussels. : BELGA
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Balsam. : FIR
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Unclosed: Poet. : OPED
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Explodes. : GOESOFF
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Woodchuck. : MARMOT
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Washington agcy. : FBI
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Hymn: Abbr. : PSA
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Avert. : WARDOFF
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Having varied ingredients. : MADEOF
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French verb. : ETRE
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Excludes. : KEEPSOFF
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Cancel. : CALLOFF
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Articles. : THES
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Rod used in basketry. : OSIER
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Cause's partner: Abbr. : EFF
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Burlesque. : TAKEOFF
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Kind of rod. : CUE
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Wet. : DANK
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A German counterpart of etc. : USF
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Bona fide. : HONEST
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Corners. : COIGNS
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Narrow: Ger. : ENG
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Live. : ARE
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___ the bill. : FOOTS
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Hindu month. : ASIN
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Creek. : RIA
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Sojourning. : STOPPINGOFF
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Misled. : OFFTHETRACK
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European capital. : SOFIA
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___ drugs. : SULFA
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Kind of book. : FOLIO
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12th c. Jewish scholar. : RASHI
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Concerning. : ASFOR
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Glacial ridge. : ESKAR
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Barmecide. : FEAST
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Basilica features. : APSES
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Tropical tree. : CACAO
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Flowing. : AGUSH
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Prospective. : INTHEOFFING
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Old car. : REO
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Red ___. : ASFIRE
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Coffee. : JAVA
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Tree. : UPAS
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Common contraction. : ILL
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Certain troops: Abbr. : CAV
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Certainly not cynosures. : EYESORES
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Take off. : DETACH
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Port S of Jerusalem. : ELATH
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Pinches off. : NIPS
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Verbal suffix. : IZE
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Gives in matrimony. : MARRIESOFF
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Scottish folklorist. : LANG
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Calendar abbreviation. : AUG
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Falling asleep. : DROPPINGOFF
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Make less explosive. : DEFUSE
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Kitchen tool. : SIFTER
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Offspring. : FRY
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Gaelic name. : IAN
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Aperitif. : PORT
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Girl of song. : NITA
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___ India. : STAROF
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Famed watercolorist. : MARIN
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Lose effect. : WEAROFF
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Here: Fr. : ICI
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Loosed from a mooring. : CASTOFF
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___ all right. : ABITOF
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Bat first. : LEADOFF
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See 9 Down. : INF
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Goffered collars. : RUFFS
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Noted pianist. : ARRAU
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Simmer down. : COOLOFF
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Prevent exit or entry. : SEALOFF
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Common adverb. : OFF
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Give it to. : TELLOFF
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Migrant. : OKIE
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1891 heroine. : TESS
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Decanter. : CARAFE
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Desist. : HOLDOFF
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Feiffer. : JULES
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Prints. : RUNSOFF
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French fighter. : SOLDAT
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D'___ (at first): Fr. : ABORD
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Is profitable. : PAYSOFF
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Hung up. : RANGOFF
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Three cheers! : HATSOFF
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See 72 Across. : PALMOFF
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Fizzle. : FLOP
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Sorry! : OOPS
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Interrupting. : BREAKINGOFF
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Petered out. : DIEDOFF
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Concerning this. : HEREOF
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Part of a common injunction. : OFFTHEGRASS
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Essence. : FIBRE
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French ___. : FRIES
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Practical intelligence. : HORSESENSE
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Evildoer: Colloq. : BADLOT
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Lacuna. : GAP
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Men. : MALES
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German pronoun. : WER
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Absconds. : MAKESOFF
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Toilet case. : ETUI
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Comic strip interjection. : EEK
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Lean. : CANT
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Black Sea port. : ODESSA
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Coffee port of Brazil. : SANTOS
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Go ___ (overdo). : TOOFAR
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Prefix with band or bass. : CONTRA
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Swiss canton. : URI
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Labor name. : HOFFA
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Co.: Fr. : CIE
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Recess. : NICHE
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So. American monkeys. : SAKIS
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On ___ with. : APAR
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People. : FOLK
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Monkshood. : ATIS
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Pellets. : SHOT
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Fat: Prefix. : PIO
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Grissom. : GUS
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Adversary. : FOE
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State: Abbr. : FLA
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Farthing's cousin. : RAP

Answer summary: 16 unique to this puzzle, 23 debuted here and reused later, 15 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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