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Jules Arensberg
Jules Arensberg

COMMENCEMENT

New York Times, Sunday, June 19, 1955

26-Across : Terrestrial.

Author:
Helen Bernard
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 62, Avg Word Len: 5.49, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 530 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 128, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 23
Jules Arensberg has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

Original grid had an "S" at crossing of 18-Down and 34-Across; corrected this to an "E."

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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,182
Across
1
Twofold. : DUPLE
6
Range of influence. : SPHERE
12
Improvises. : ADLIBS
18
Sand-laden wind of Orient. : SIMOOM
19
With no exceptions. : TOAMAN
20
Teeter-totters. : SEESAWS
22
Certain students. : UPPERCLASSMEN
24
Catholicon. : PANACEA
25
Pass lightly and rapidly. : FLIT
26
Terrestrial. : EARTHY
27
Baking chambers. : OVENS
29
Preserve. : CAN
30
In favor of. : FOR
31
People of a particular class. : GENTRY
32
Cut of steak. : TBONE
33
Man of rank: Abbr. : BART
34
Oriental ruler. : EMEER
36
Song for two. : DUO
37
Shaded walks. : MALLS
38
University city in the South. : TULSA
39
Lines on a TV screen. : RASTER
41
Releases for good behavior. : PAROLES
43
Bristle. : SETA
44
Dickens character. : HEEP
46
German painter. : DURER
47
Law. : STATUTE
50
College research groups. : SEMINARS
54
Baronets: Abbr. : BTS
55
Wild fancies. : CHIMERAS
56
Official position. : PLACE
57
Michigan city. : IONIA
59
Crowbars. : PRIES
60
Common suffix. : EST
61
Dusters. : RAGS
62
May or June festivities. : SENIORPROMS
64
Campus entrance. : GATE
65
One: Ger. : EIN
66
Taste again. : RESIP
67
Burgeon. : BLOOM
68
Father. : PATER
69
Literary excerpts. : ANALECTA
71
Mauna ___. : LOA
72
Quality of resemblance. : NEARNESS
74
Pours gently. : DECANTS
75
Certain horses. : ROANS
77
Peruse. : READ
78
Final points: Abbr. : ULTS
79
B.A. and B.S. : DEGREES
81
Relative of a savanna. : STEPPE
85
Actor Fernando. : LAMAS
87
Burdened. : LADED
88
Bluecoat. : COP
90
Indians. : ERIES
91
Building wings. : ELLS
92
Matches. : PAIRS
93
Legendary hero. : ROLAND
95
Numerals: Abbr. : NOS
96
Arabian garment. : ABA
97
Ankles. : TARSI
98
Spanish lady. : SENORA
99
Little Princess. : ANNE
100
Flying phenomena. : SAUCERS
102
Student speaker at graduation. : VALEDICTORIAN
105
Underwrite. : ENDORSE
106
Removes. : ERASES
107
Shrink. : CRINGE
108
Sycophants. : YESMEN
109
Go back. : REVERT
110
Avoid commitments. : HEDGE
Down
1
Graduate's prize. : DIPLOMA
2
Men of decision. : UMPIRES
3
Usual class day speaker. : POET
4
Scottish exclamation. : LOR
5
Entertainer at a banquet. : EMCEE
6
Set running. : STARTUP
7
Route for the pony express. : POSTROAD
8
Jumbled. : HASHY
9
George Gobel won one. : EMMY
10
Girl's name. : RAE
11
Exalter. : ENNOBLER
12
Poplars. : ASPENS
13
American diplomat (1737-89). : DEANE
14
Optical glass. : LENS
15
"A Woman ___ Sometime Thing." : ISA
16
Farewell discourse. : BACCALAUREATE
17
Pledges sacredly. : SWEARS
18
Allow. : SUFFER
21
___ Clara, university in California. : SANTA
23
Debark. : LAND
28
Students at Tennessee. : VOLS
31
Novelist Graham ___. : GREENE
32
Narratives. : TALES
33
City in Montana. : BUTTE
35
College course. : ETHICS
37
Academic cap. : MORTARBOARD
38
The Trojans and the Irish. : TEAMS
40
Cartoonist Gardner. : REA
42
Blond: Span. : RUBIO
43
Piggeries. : STIES
45
Clergymen. : PRIESTS
47
Gleam faintly. : SHIMMER
48
Samples. : TASTES
49
Organic compounds. : ESTERS
50
Feast: Colloq. : SPREAD
51
Actress Stritch. : ELAINE
52
It signifies exceptional scholarship. : MAGNACUMLAUDE
53
Heroine of "Crime and Punishment." : SONIA
55
Sing softly. : CROON
58
Tuck's companion. : NIP
59
Golf instructor. : PRO
62
Denominations. : SECTS
63
Jet. : PLANE
64
Canadian airport. : GANDER
66
Certain income. : RENTS
68
Repeated idly. : PRATED
70
Refrain syllables. : LALAS
71
Theatre seats. : LOGES
73
Roman bronze. : AES
75
It flows into the Mississippi. : REDRIVER
76
Supporter of a motion. : SECONDER
79
From which 16 Down is delivered. : DAIS
80
Singing star. : SOLOIST
82
Fastening. : PINNING
83
Slavery. : PEONAGE
84
Ancient ascetic. : ESSENE
85
Contract. : LEASE
86
State capital. : ALBANY
87
Art ___, tennis star. : LARSEN
89
Bois de Boulogne is one. : PARC
92
Give the syntax of. : PARSE
93
Dodger hero. : REESE
94
Bobby-soxer's word. : NATCH
97
Half a college year. : TERM
98
European. : SLAV
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Barren. : ARID
101
Variety of lettuce. : COS
103
Remain. : ARE
104
Bauxite. : ORE

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 17 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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