It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker. Please consider supporting our site by purchasing an account.
This web browser is not supported. Use Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Edge for best results.
Arthur Schulman
Arthur Schulman

WHAT DO YOU KNOW?

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.
1
S
2
T
3
A
4
P
5
L
6
E
7
B
8
A
9
S
10
E
11
L
12
H
13
E
14
P
15
A
16
T
17
O
18
H
O
T
A
I
R
19
S
A
L
A
D
E
20
C
O
N
A
M
O
R
21
E
22
G
A
L
I
L
E
O
23
G
A
L
I
L
E
I
24
O
L
D
W
O
R
L
D
25
O
M
S
26
A
N
S
E
L
27
T
I
M
B
28
E
R
M
A
N
29
T
O
I
30
O
P
T
31
I
C
S
32
L
A
33
R
34
C
A
N
D
I
E
S
35
C
O
P
T
36
D
O
O
N
E
37
M
I
M
E
38
D
39
S
I
G
N
S
40
B
L
I
S
S
41
S
O
I
L
42
O
E
D
I
P
U
43
S
44
Z
E
N
45
A
R
E
S
46
A
47
B
U
T
48
S
A
C
H
49
A
50
R
E
51
F
L
O
W
E
52
R
53
A
54
G
N
A
T
E
55
S
56
S
E
I
Z
57
E
S
58
R
A
N
59
A
E
60
S
61
P
R
U
D
E
S
62
H
63
O
T
S
P
U
R
64
P
E
N
Z
65
A
N
C
E
66
I
G
Y
67
R
E
68
L
A
X
69
O
S
A
70
G
E
S
71
E
M
D
E
N
72
P
O
D
73
S
74
T
I
M
O
75
N
76
O
F
A
T
H
E
N
77
S
78
T
H
I
S
79
I
N
E
R
80
T
81
G
E
N
I
U
S
82
A
V
O
I
83
D
84
A
V
E
85
T
A
M
A
R
86
I
N
D
87
N
I
T
88
R
89
I
T
E
90
G
E
91
A
R
E
D
92
S
U
A
93
I
C
I
94
R
A
J
A
H
S
95
D
96
A
M
A
G
E
S
97
T
U
98
P
P
E
N
99
C
E
100
A
T
I
M
101
E
102
G
A
L
A
103
P
A
L
S
104
O
L
105
D
106
E
N
E
M
107
I
E
S
108
D
109
A
110
D
111
A
112
S
113
N
A
R
E
114
S
H
E
E
115
R
116
E
N
E
L
E
117
P
I
N
E
L
118
M
A
S
K
119
S
P
E
N
D
E
120
R
121
E
R
A
122
F
O
R
D
E
D
123
A
N
S
124
S
P
A
R
T
A
C
U
125
S
126
A
N
127
J
O
U
128
O
P
E
129
S
T
A
130
G
L
I
N
E
131
L
E
M
U
132
E
L
G
U
L
L
133
I
V
E
R
134
H
E
N
P
E
C
K
S
135
U
N
B
E
N
D
136
M
I
T
T
E
N
137
S
T
O
W
E
S
138
S
T
A
T
E
139
P
O
S
E
R
S
© 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
Down
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.

Found bugs or have suggestions?

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

|