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Arthur Schulman
Arthur Schulman

New York Times, Saturday, August 7, 1971

Author:
Arthur Schulman
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 307 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 86, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Arthur Schulman has 80 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,029
Across
1. Director of "Jules et Jim" : TRUFFAUT
9. Connecticut town : HADDAM
15. Atrocious : HORRIBLE
16. May of the theater : ELAINE
17. Exacerbate : EMBITTER
18. Argument : DEBATE
19. Studies : READS
20. Riches' predecessor : RAGS
22. Realty unit : LOT
23. First name in Louvre : MONA
24. Cinched : ONICE
26. Knowledge : KEN
27. Certain Arab : YEMENI
29. Nameplate on a shopfront : FACIA
31. Swim : DIP
34. Handled rudely : PAWED
35. Winning : ONTOP
36. Over : ATANEND
38. Contemporary of Vivaldi : TARTINI
40. ___ ball (19th century bullet) : MINIE
41. Throw out : EJECT
43. On the near side: Prefix : CIS
44. Undemocratic types : SNOBS
45. Facial features : LASHES
47. Hesitant sounds : ERS
48. Kind of oak or poplar : WHITE
49. Entree : CHOP
53. ___ Angelico : FRA
54. Conceal : VEIL
55. Was outstanding : SHONE
56. Vampires : LAMIAS
58. Summaries : EPITOMES
61. Maroon : ENISLE
62. Fragrant : REDOLENT
63. Dürer, for one : ETCHER
64. Racetrack officials : STEWARDS
Down
1. Unit of heat : THERM
2. Shakespearean hero : ROMEO
3. Kind of renewal : URBAN
4. End of a working sequence : FRIDAY
5. Companion of starts : FITS
6. Composer Vogler : ABT
7. Diminutive suffix : ULE
8. Earthenware dish : TERRINE
9. Reduce risk, as with a bet : HEDGE
10. Pub drinks : ALES
11. Small amount : DAB
12. Logical argumentation : DIALECTIC
13. Director of "L'Avventura" : ANTONIONI
14. Athletic event : MEET
21. Moment of truth : ACIDTEST
24. Where Muscat is : OMAN
25. Asian metropolis : NEWDELHI
26. Man of the categorical imperative : KANT
28. Fencing weapons : EPEES
29. Loud, in music : FORTE
30. Sacred bull : APIS
31. Hoover and others : DAMS
32. On the road : ITINERANT
33. Like a mountaintop view : PANORAMIC
37. Coffee beans : NIBS
39. Long for : ACHE
42. Custodians of a sort : JAILERS
46. Latin school : SCHOLA
48. German river : WESER
50. Greek poet : HOMER
51. Upright : ONEND
52. Mosquitoes, etc. : PESTS
53. Run away : FLEE
54. Kashmir sight : VALE
55. Tuck away : STOW
57. Sort of: Suffix : ISH
59. Favorite : PET
60. Chemical suffix : IDE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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