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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
1. Moslem title. : AGHA
5. Honks. : TOOTS
10. Among. : AMID
14. Cub. : BEAR
15. Manager of the Pirates. : HANEY
16. Sand ridge. : DUNE
17. British sportsmen. : CRICKETERS
19. Advantage: Colloq. : EDGE
20. Horizontal timber. : STRINGER
21. Bicycle built for two. : TANDEM
23. Norse goddess of fate. : NORN
24. Track event. : RELAY
25. Base hit. : SINGLE
28. Calculates. : COMPUTES
31. Silkworm. : ERI
32. Puts on cargo. : LADES
34. Syriac script. : SERTA
35. Jokers. : WAGS
37. Part of a uniform. : TUNIC
39. 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
63. Greek mountain. : OSSA
64. Soft. : DOWNY
65. Light, open carriage. : SHAY
Down
1. Basic elements. : ABCS
2. Girl's nickname. : GERT
3. Braids. : HAIR
4. Forming a curve. : ARCING
5. Alexander or Gatsby. : THEGREAT
6. Made of a cereal grass. : OATEN
7. Sharp blow: Slang. : ONER
8. Thrice: Music. : TER
9. Order. : SYSTEM
10. V. I. P. in Bonn. : ADENAUER
11. Tough going for most thoroughbreds. : MUDDYTRACK
12. Pulitzer Prize playwright. : INGE
13. Consider. : DEEM
18. Hillock. : KNOLL
22. European heights. : ALPS
24. Pitchers use it. : ROSIN
25. Hemmed. : SEWED
26. Choleric. : IRATE
27. Popular sports events. : NIGHTGAMES
28. Roman repasts. : CENAS
29. Actress Waters. : ETHEL
30. Impudent. : SASSY
33. Conduits. : DUCTS
36. New York race course. : SARATOGA
38. Act III scene in "Our Town." : CEMETERY
41. The Far East may adopt a similar pact. : NATO
43. Pithy. : MEATY
46. Sliced. : CARVED
48. Volcano in Antarctica. : EREBUS
50. Greek physician. : GALEN
51. Chase away. : SHOO
52. Rocky hills. : TORS
53. Breathed hard. : BLEW
54. Too hasty. : RASH
55. Companion of the radius. : ULNA
56. ___ the game. : PLAY
59. 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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