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Arthur Schulman
Arthur Schulman

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New York Times, Sunday, September 28, 1958

Author:
Arthur Schulman
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 160, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.59, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 689 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 132, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 21, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 28
Arthur Schulman has 80 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,379
Across
1. Principal commodity. : STAPLE
7. Site of 1431 Council. : BASEL
12. Combing form meaning "liver." : HEPATO
18. Product of a blowhard. : HOTAIR
19. Macédoine. : SALADE
20. Tenderly. : CONAMORE
22. Teacher of Torricelli. : GALILEOGALILEI
24. Europe. : OLDWORLD
25. Mystical Hindu sounds. : OMS
26. Writer Edgar ___ Mowrer. : ANSEL
27. Lumberjack. : TIMBERMAN
29. French pronoun. : TOI
30. Subject of a Helmholtz treatise. : OPTICS
32. Household god. : LAR
34. Kisses. : CANDIES
35. Egyptian. : COPT
36. Blackmore family. : DOONE
37. Acted the buffoon. : MIMED
39. Autographs. : SIGNS
40. Contemporary composer. : BLISS
41. ___ bank. : SOIL
42. He died at Colonus. : OEDIPUS
44. ___ Buddhism. : ZEN
45. Consort of Aphrodite. : ARES
46. Touch. : ABUT
48. M. Guitry. : SACHA
50. Bloom again. : REFLOWER
53. Paternal relatives. : AGNATES
56. Takes prisoner. : SEIZES
58. Wife of Aegir. : RAN
59. Political monogram. : AES
61. Victorians. : PRUDES
62. Shakespeare's Harry Percy. : HOTSPUR
64. Borough in a G. & S. title. : PENZANCE
66. Abbreviation in the news. : IGY
67. Mollify. : RELAX
69. Siouan Indians. : OSAGES
71. Prussian city. : EMDEN
72. Schools of seals. : PODS
74. Misanthrope of 5th cen. B.C. : TIMONOFATHENS
78. "Riddle me ___." : THIS
79. Adjective for neon or argon. : INERT
81. Unusual power of invention. : GENIUS
82. Keep away from. : AVOID
84. ___ atque vale. : AVE
85. Tropical tree. : TAMARIND
87. Chemical salt. : NITRITE
90. Designed for a special purpose. : GEARED
92. "Apologia pro Vita ___." : SUA
93. Par ___ (this way): Fr. : ICI
94. Former Javanese rulers. : RAJAHS
95. Expense: Colloq. : DAMAGES
97. Small amount: Brit. colloq. : TUPPENCE
100. Many ___ (often). : ATIME
102. Celebration. : GALA
103. Pen ___. : PALS
104. Long familiar: Colloq. : OLD
106. Not 103 Across. : ENEMIES
108. School of art founded 1916. : DADA
112. Inveigle. : SNARE
114. Altogether. : SHEER
116. Anoint: Obs. : ENELE
117. French pioneer in study of mental disease. : PINEL
118. Domino. : MASK
119. Contemporary English poet. : SPENDER
121. Paleozoic ___. : ERA
122. Crossed, as by wading. : FORDED
123. Solution: Abbr. : ANS
124. Roman slave and insurrectionist. : SPARTACUS
126. Historical region of France. : ANJOU
128. Cockney's expectation. : OPE
129. Dance queue. : STAGLINE
131. Guest of the Houyhnhnms. : LEMUELGULLIVER
134. Emulates Xantippe. : HENPECKS
135. Become affable. : UNBEND
136. Type of potholder. : MITTEN
137. Calvin Ellis and Harriet Beecher. : STOWES
138. New York, for example. : STATE
139. Puzzles. : POSERS
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1. Beauty parlor item. : SHAMPOO
2. Creator of Natasha. : TOLSTOI
3. Panay negrito. : ATI
4. Blenheim, for example. : PALACE
5. Legal claims. : LIENS
6. Friend of Antony: Shak. : EROS
7. Robe de ___ (dance frock): Fr. : BAL
8. Landed. : ALIT
9. ___ law. : SALIC
10. Swellings. : EDEMAS
11. Von ___, prototype of Dr. Pangloss. : LEIBNIZ
12. Moriarty's nemesis. : HOLMES
13. "___ a Man." : ENDAS
14. Insignificant factor. : PAWN
15. I love: Lat. : AMO
16. Contestants in a fabulous race. : TORTOISEANDHARE
17. Warships' lower decks. : ORLOPS
19. Ancient ruined city of Cyprus. : SALAMIS
20. Character in de Staël novel. : CORINNE
21. Tailors a ms. : EDITS
22. Merchandise. : GOODS
23. Frosty. : GELID
28. Trimmers. : EDGERS
31. ___ Sea of Japan. : INLAND
33. Meal. : REPAST
35. Ball of thread. : CLEW
37. Allot. : METE
38. Principal melodies of fugues: Mus. : DUCES
40. Medium for a sculptor. : BRONZE
42. Beginning. : OUTSET
43. The nation. : SHIPOFSTATE
45. Chester ___ Arthur. : ALAN
47. Former heavyweight. : BAER
49. City in California. : AZUSA
51. City in California. : FRESNO
52. Has visitors. : RECEIVES
53. Meleager or Theseus. : ARGONAUT
54. Flaubert's godson. : GUYDEMAUPASSANT
55. Covered with reproach. : SHAMED
57. Part of Q. E. D. : ERAT
60. Felt. : SENSED
61. Relatives of the lark. : PIPITS
63. Place on the Thames: Abbr. : OXON
64. Nettled: Colloq. : PEEVED
65. Danish territorial division. : AMT
68. Relative of cellulose. : LIGNIN
70. Indian mountain pass. : GHAT
73. Spanish title: Abbr. : SRA
75. Santa Maria's companion. : NINA
76. ___ board. : OUIJA
77. Greek letters. : SIGMAS
80. Extra-base hit. : TRIPLE
83. Fir or pine board. : DEAL
86. Desserts. : ICES
88. Site of the Nibelungen Hoard. : RHINE
89. Daughter of 42 Across. : ISMENE
91. Moroccan port, scene of 1911 crisis. : AGADIR
94. Soften. : RELENT
96. Late novelist. : AGEE
98. Mungo ___, explorer of the Niger. : PARK
99. Holds fast. : COHERES
101. ___ City, in Oz. : EMERALD
105. Character in "Ulysses." : DEDALUS
107. Half of a Malayan tree. : ILANG
109. Phillips ___. : ANDOVER
110. Reams. : DEEPENS
111. Tree of the birch family. : ALDER
112. Fruit drink. : SMASH
113. Site of 1598 decree. : NANTES
114. Moves spiritedly. : SPANKS
115. Late. : RECENT
117. Young turkeys. : POULTS
119. ___ Islands, now part of Indonesia. : SPICE
120. Modern dance. : RUMBA
122. Book of the largest kind. : FOLIO
124. Scads. : SLEW
125. Fat. : SUET
127. Move in checkers. : JUMP
130. Government building: Abbr. : GPO
132. Chemical suffix. : ENE
133. Chemical suffix. : ITE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 23 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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