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Arthur Schulman
Arthur Schulman

New York Times, Monday, August 24, 1953

Author: Arthur Schulman
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Arthur Schulman has 80 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,527
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1. User of a prayer wheel. : LAMA
5. Character in a Maugham story. : SADIE
10. Solve, for instance. : VERB
14. Turkish titles of honor. : AGAS
15. Proclamation. : EDICT
16. Upper angle between leaf and stem. : AXIL
17. Candidate for a handout. : PANHANDLER
19. In ___ (in position): Lat. : SITU
20. Thus: Latin. : SIC
21. Dickens character. : NELL
22. Irish province. : ULSTER
24. Intensify. : ENHANCE
26. On a voyage. : ASEA
27. Famous nom de plume. : ELIA
28. Historic granite structure near Madrid. : ESCORIAL
32. Hard-twisted cotton thread. : LISLE
34. Korean port in the news. : PUSAN
35. Churchill's symbol. : VEE
36. Attempting to be esthetic. : ARTY
37. Apartheid champion in South Africa. : MALAN
38. Blessing. : BOON
39. ___ West. : MAE
40. Capital of Oregon. : SALEM
41. Flowerless plants. : FERNS
42. False witness. : PERJURER
44. Commiseration. : PITY
45. Students at New Haven. : ELIS
46. City of the Malay peninsula. : MALACCA
49. Showman Phineas Taylor. : BARNUM
52. Seaport in Palestine. : ACRE
53. Important Venezuelan export. : OIL
54. Music critic Downes. : OLIN
55. Dr. Naismith's claim to fame. : BASKETBALL
58. Carry on. : WAGE
59. Place of worship. : ALTAR
60. Committee for Free ___. : ASIA
61. Regan's regal father. : LEAR
62. Corset of the bustle era. : STAYS
63. Comedian Laurel. : STAN
1. Slight error. : LAPSE
2. On the other hand. : AGAIN
3. Golfers' mecca in Vermont. : MANCHESTER
4. Tough, elastic wood. : ASH
5. One of the Finger Lakes. : SENECA
6. Confuse. : ADDLE
7. British Field Marshal, buried in Arlington. : DILL
8. Dry ___. : ICE
9. Ancient inhabitant of what is now Tuscany. : ETRUSCAN
10. Edna Millay's alma mater. : VASSAR
11. Stage direction. : EXIT
12. Solemn service. : RITE
13. Smudge. : BLUR
18. Merman role. : ANNIE
23. Ponce de ___. : LEON
25. Associate. : ALLY
26. Its capital is Shillong. : ASSAM
28. Swiss mathematician (1707–83). : EULER
29. Part of French West Africa. : IVORYCOAST
30. Ages and ages. : AEON
31. Part of the eye. : LENS
32. Desk appurtenance. : LAMP
33. "Dies ___," famous hymn. : IRAE
34. Loses color. : PALES
37. Cousins of the xylophone. : MARIMBAS
38. Greek letter. : BETA
40. Sea northeast of Borneo. : SULU
41. ___ mignon. : FILET
43. Senator from Indiana. : JENNER
44. Kitchen implements. : PARERS
46. Member of the Cabinet, former Governor in 40 Across. : MCKAY
47. Eyelashes. : CILIA
48. Gov. Shivers of Texas. : ALLAN
49. Stadium. : BOWL
50. Wings. : ALAE
51. Capital of Latvia. : RIGA
52. Flagstaff: Span. : ASTA
56. High, in music. : ALT
57. Low, in French. : BAS

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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