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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
Across
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User of a prayer wheel. : LAMA
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Character in a Maugham story. : SADIE
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Solve, for instance. : VERB
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Turkish titles of honor. : AGAS
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Proclamation. : EDICT
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Upper angle between leaf and stem. : AXIL
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Candidate for a handout. : PANHANDLER
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In ___ (in position): Lat. : SITU
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Thus: Latin. : SIC
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Dickens character. : NELL
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Irish province. : ULSTER
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Intensify. : ENHANCE
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On a voyage. : ASEA
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Famous nom de plume. : ELIA
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Historic granite structure near Madrid. : ESCORIAL
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Hard-twisted cotton thread. : LISLE
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Korean port in the news. : PUSAN
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Churchill's symbol. : VEE
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Attempting to be esthetic. : ARTY
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Apartheid champion in South Africa. : MALAN
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Blessing. : BOON
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___ West. : MAE
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Capital of Oregon. : SALEM
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Flowerless plants. : FERNS
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False witness. : PERJURER
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Commiseration. : PITY
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Students at New Haven. : ELIS
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City of the Malay peninsula. : MALACCA
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Showman Phineas Taylor. : BARNUM
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Seaport in Palestine. : ACRE
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Important Venezuelan export. : OIL
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Music critic Downes. : OLIN
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Dr. Naismith's claim to fame. : BASKETBALL
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Carry on. : WAGE
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Place of worship. : ALTAR
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Committee for Free ___. : ASIA
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Regan's regal father. : LEAR
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Corset of the bustle era. : STAYS
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Comedian Laurel. : STAN
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Slight error. : LAPSE
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On the other hand. : AGAIN
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Golfers' mecca in Vermont. : MANCHESTER
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Tough, elastic wood. : ASH
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One of the Finger Lakes. : SENECA
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Confuse. : ADDLE
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British Field Marshal, buried in Arlington. : DILL
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Dry ___. : ICE
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Ancient inhabitant of what is now Tuscany. : ETRUSCAN
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Edna Millay's alma mater. : VASSAR
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Stage direction. : EXIT
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Solemn service. : RITE
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Smudge. : BLUR
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Merman role. : ANNIE
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Ponce de ___. : LEON
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Associate. : ALLY
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Its capital is Shillong. : ASSAM
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Swiss mathematician (1707–83). : EULER
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Part of French West Africa. : IVORYCOAST
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Ages and ages. : AEON
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Part of the eye. : LENS
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Desk appurtenance. : LAMP
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"Dies ___," famous hymn. : IRAE
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Loses color. : PALES
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Cousins of the xylophone. : MARIMBAS
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Greek letter. : BETA
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Sea northeast of Borneo. : SULU
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___ mignon. : FILET
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Senator from Indiana. : JENNER
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Kitchen implements. : PARERS
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Member of the Cabinet, former Governor in 40 Across. : MCKAY
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Eyelashes. : CILIA
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Gov. Shivers of Texas. : ALLAN
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Stadium. : BOWL
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Wings. : ALAE
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Capital of Latvia. : RIGA
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Flagstaff: Span. : ASTA
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High, in music. : ALT
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Low, in French. : BAS

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

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