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Arthur Schulman
Arthur Schulman

New York Times, Friday, May 7, 1954

Author:
Arthur Schulman
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Arthur Schulman has 80 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,774
Across
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Moslem title. : AGHA
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Honks. : TOOTS
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Among. : AMID
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Cub. : BEAR
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Manager of the Pirates. : HANEY
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Sand ridge. : DUNE
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British sportsmen. : CRICKETERS
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Advantage: Colloq. : EDGE
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Horizontal timber. : STRINGER
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Bicycle built for two. : TANDEM
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Norse goddess of fate. : NORN
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Track event. : RELAY
25
Base hit. : SINGLE
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Calculates. : COMPUTES
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Silkworm. : ERI
32
Puts on cargo. : LADES
34
Syriac script. : SERTA
35
Jokers. : WAGS
37
Part of a uniform. : TUNIC
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Cheers. : RAHS
40
Allen or Frome. : ETHAN
42
Cave ___ (beware of the dog). : CANEM
44
These: Fr. : CES
45
Disparages (with "from"). : DETRACTS
47
Very humbly. : MEEKLY
49
Nurse sharks. : GATAS
50
Harness. : GEAR
51
Housing for a rotor. : STATOR
53
Cry of the diamond. : BATTERUP
57
___ sapiens. : HOMO
58
Game usually played indoors. : VOLLEYBALL
60
Where Salem is: Abbr. : OREG
61
Eastern prince. : EMEER
62
Annapolis. : USNA
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Greek mountain. : OSSA
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Soft. : DOWNY
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Light, open carriage. : SHAY
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Basic elements. : ABCS
2
Girl's nickname. : GERT
3
Braids. : HAIR
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Forming a curve. : ARCING
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Alexander or Gatsby. : THEGREAT
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Made of a cereal grass. : OATEN
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Sharp blow: Slang. : ONER
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Thrice: Music. : TER
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Order. : SYSTEM
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V. I. P. in Bonn. : ADENAUER
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Tough going for most thoroughbreds. : MUDDYTRACK
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Pulitzer Prize playwright. : INGE
13
Consider. : DEEM
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Hillock. : KNOLL
22
European heights. : ALPS
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Pitchers use it. : ROSIN
25
Hemmed. : SEWED
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Choleric. : IRATE
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Popular sports events. : NIGHTGAMES
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Roman repasts. : CENAS
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Actress Waters. : ETHEL
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Impudent. : SASSY
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Conduits. : DUCTS
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New York race course. : SARATOGA
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Act III scene in "Our Town." : CEMETERY
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The Far East may adopt a similar pact. : NATO
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Pithy. : MEATY
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Sliced. : CARVED
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Volcano in Antarctica. : EREBUS
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Greek physician. : GALEN
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Chase away. : SHOO
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Rocky hills. : TORS
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Breathed hard. : BLEW
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Too hasty. : RASH
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Companion of the radius. : ULNA
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___ the game. : PLAY
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Shoulder: Comb. form. : OMO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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