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Arthur Schulman
Arthur Schulman

New York Times, Saturday, May 30, 1959

18-Across : West Indies vacation spot.

Author:
Arthur Schulman
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 306 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
Arthur Schulman has 80 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era crossword in our database.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,606
Across
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Long-tailed larva. : TADPOLE
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Lotteries. : RAFFLES
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Spanish explorer, discovered Colorado river. : ALARCON
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Mother of King Arthur. : IGRAINE
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Middle East VIP. : IBNSAUD
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West Indies vacation spot. : GRENADA
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County, in Sweden : LAN
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First name on Broadway. : SIOBHAN
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Gonzalez' milieu. : NET
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River of France and Belgium. : LYS
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Babe Ruth, "Sultan of ___." : SWAT
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Campus queen. : COED
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Poppycock. : HOKUM
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One of the Virgin Islands. : STJOHN
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Pineapples: Span. : ANANAS
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First name in Hollywood. : TAB
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Emulate Whistler. : ETCH
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Recently ended period of scientific activity. : IGY
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Umpire's helper. : BALLBOY
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Scoreboard goose eggs. : OOO
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Highlander. : GAEL
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Cereal grass. : RYE
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Sheen. : LUSTRE
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Cities of N. Y. and ancient Africa. : UTICAS
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Composer of waltzes. : LEHAR
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Lake: Span. : LAGO
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Wife: Lat. : UXOR
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Smörgasbord item. : EEL
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Game like napoleon. : PAM
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Pentagon departments. : BUREAUS
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Texas leaguer, for example. : HIT
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Enduring. : ABIDING
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Tricky or dishonest. : KNAVISH
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Short lyrical poem. : RONDEAU
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Painter of Montmartre. : UTRILLO
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Wealth personified. : CROESUS
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Book of Psalms. : PSALTER
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Comet's train. : TAIL
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Birthplace of Romulus and Remus. : ALBALONGA
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Comedian from Brooklyn. : DANNYKAYE
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Quantities of shoes: Abbr. : PRS
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Wood sorrels. : OCAS
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Former heavyweight. : LOUIS
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Bequeaths. : ENDOWS
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Quick punch. : RIGHTJAB
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Tourist mecca in Uttar Pradesh. : AGRA
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Europeans. : FRENCH
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Spread out. : FAN
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Tropical vine. : LIANE
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Stopped. : ENDED
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Box ___. : SEAT
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Primitive means of destruction. : BATTLEAXE
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Star nearest the earth. : SUN
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Unified. : ONE
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British commander in W. W. I. : HAIG
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Queen in English folklore. : MAB
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Part of a drachma. : OBOL
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Oriental garment. : SARI
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All-out: Colloq. : TOTHEHILT
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Atoll. : CORALISLE
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Gardener. : HOER
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Spartan lawgiver. : LYCURGUS
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First name of stage and screen. : YUL
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Drag. : LUG
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Visit. : SEE
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Ale mugs. : TOBIES
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Absorb. : SOAKUP
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Piece of work. : LABOR
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___ acids. : AMINO
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Dwarfs. : RUNTS
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Parisian greenery. : PARC
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Two-toed sloth. : UNAU
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Joyce Cary heroine. : SARA
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Dweller in Valhalla. : THOR
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White House monogram. : DDE
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Community: Abbr. : VIL

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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