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Arthur Schulman
Arthur Schulman

READER'S GUIDE

New York Times, Sunday, April 7, 1957

Author:
Arthur Schulman
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 70, Avg Word Len: 5.23, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 525 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 130, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 14, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
Arthur Schulman has 80 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,840
Across
1. A faithful comrade. : ACHATES
8. Eliot's "The ___ Land." : WASTE
13. Winding ski courses. : SLALOMS
20. Friend of Emerson. : THOREAU
21. Cabinet member under F. D. R. : ICKES
22. A faithful comrade. : HORATIO
23. He wrote "L'Aiglon." : ROSTAND
24. Restrict. : STINT
25. Friend of Titian. : ARETINO
26. Roadside sign. : EATS
27. One of the Sitwells. : EDITH
29. Greek goddess of justice. : THEMIS
31. Umpire's decision. : OUT
32. Indian. : UTE
33. Role for Roberta Peters. : ADELE
34. Fades away. : EBBS
35. Villa d'___. : ESTE
36. City on the Alabama. : SELMA
38. Uxorcide of 62 A. D. : NERO
40. Asian sea. : ARAL
41. Coward's "This Happy ___." : BREED
42. Adjective or noun suffixes. : ARS
44. Yucatan fiber. : SISAL
46. Lear's repeated exclamation. : NEVER
48. Stephen Butler ___. : LEACOCK
52. Resort in Colorado. : ASPEN
54. Battle described by Thucydides. : SALAMIS
58. 83 Across, for example. : ARGONAUT
60. Prince in the "Arabian Nights." : AHMED
62. Mother of Apollo and Diana. : LATONA
63. Observed. : SEEN
64. Seven stars in Ursa Major. : PLOW
66. Work havoc. : RAVAGE
68. Counter: Prefix. : ANTI
69. Shoemaker's tool. : AWL
70. Mineral similar to calcite. : ARAGONITE
72. ___ Aviv. : TEL
73. Chain of mountains, in India. : GHAT
75. Emulated Jo Barnum. : SKATED
76. Skindiver's gear. : LUNG
78. Palm. : SAGO
79. Nothing doing. : NOSOAP
81. Rink star. : HENIE
83. Slayer of the Calydonian boar. : MELEAGER
85. Brother of Prospero. : ANTONIO
87. Nerve networks. : RETIA
89. Is unsteady. : TOTTERS
90. Ends up. : LANDS
92. Creator of Passepartout. : VERNE
94. Word of surprise. : WHY
95. Askew: Scot. : AGLEY
98. City on the Gila River. : YUMA
100. American engineer. : EADS
102. Blasco Ibañez' "Sangre y ___." : ARENA
106. Regretted. : RUED
107. European capital. : OSLO
108. Designer of Lincoln Memorial. : BACON
110. Fine leather: Abbr. : MOR
111. Engineering degrees. : MES
112. Preposterous. : ABSURD
114. Where Polycrates ruled. : SAMOS
115. Lombardy city. : LODI
116. Queen of Egypt, 47 B.C. : ARSINOE
118. Presents. : GIFTS
120. Roman historian. : TACITUS
122. In a big way. : GREATLY
123. Bible name. : ADLAI
124. It means "a jumping insect." : UKULELE
125. Bring under conditions for working. : HARNESS
126. Times of day. : NOONS
127. Relative of 124 Across. : SAMISEN
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1. Father of Menelaus. : ATREUS
2. Daniel Webster's successor in the Senate. : CHOATE
3. Tavern of yore. : HOSTEL
4. Beaux-___. : ARTS
5. Jasmine, for example. : TEA
6. Lambed: Dial. : EANED
7. Hasty. : SUDDEN
8. "The ___ Trees." : WISTERIA
9. Wonder drug. : ACTH
10. Emulate Art Devlin. : SKI
11. Marquee. : TENT
12. Vashti's successor. : ESTHER
13. Any place of carnage. : SHAMBLES
14. Asiatic lemur. : LORIS
15. Dweller on Olympus. : ARES
16. Money in Riga. : LAT
17. Useless. : OTIOSE
18. Exact. : MINUTE
19. Covered with coal dust. : SOOTED
28. ___ du Salut, Fr. Guiana. : ILES
30. Israeli diplomat. : EBAN
33. Elisheba's spouse. : AARON
35. Printing slips. : ERRATA
37. City on the Ocmulgee. : MACON
39. Movable mountain. : OSSA
40. Cortines' predecessor. : ALEMAN
41. Composer Bartok. : BELA
43. One-time MacArthur title: Abbr. : SCAP
45. Praxiteles statue. : APHRODITE
47. Ave atque ___! : VALE
48. Italian ribbon macaroni. : LASAGNA
49. Utopia of 1872. : EREWHON
50. One who never laughs. : AGELAST
51. Russian peasant. : KULAK
53. Novelist Shute. : NEVIL
55. Special effect in movies. : MONTAGE
56. One or two. : INTEGER
57. Men in blue. : SAILORS
59. Pentateuch. : TORAH
61. Given proposition. : DATUM
65. ___ biscuit. : WATER
67. French Minister to U. S., 1793–94. : GENET
71. Mamie's middle name. : GENEVA
74. Ornamented, as bindings. : TOOLED
75. Short drive: Colloq. : SPIN
77. Incandescence. : GLOW
78. Silenus. : SATYR
80. Guatemalan avocado. : ANAY
82. Where Limerick is. : EIRE
84. Name on Psalm 89. : ETHAN
86. Long series of wanderings. : ODYSSEYS
88. Xenophon's history. : ANABASIS
91. Pacific sea. : SULU
93. Town on the Ijsselmeer. : EDAM
95. St. Patrick's bishopric. : ARMAGH
96. War: Span. : GUERRA
97. Smaller. : LESSER
99. British buccaneer. : MORGAN
101. Duns ___. : SCOTUS
103. Overacts. : EMOTES
104. Small knot. : NODULE
105. Come up. : ARISEN
107. Greek coins. : OBOLS
109. Honshu city. : OSAKA
112. Status quo ___. : ANTE
113. Elissa. : DIDO
114. Tennessee Williams hero. : STAN
115. "___ Marlene." : LILI
117. Adjective suffix. : IAN
119. Theatrical nickname. : FLO
121. With: Colloq. : CUM

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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