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Arthur Schulman
Arthur Schulman

A LITTLE LEARNING

New York Times, Sunday, September 4, 1960

Author:
Arthur Schulman
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 156, Blocks: 102, Avg Word Len: 5.47, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 659 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 137, Cheaters: 24, FITB: 12, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 27
Arthur Schulman has 80 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,069
Across
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Spicy relish. : CHUTNEY
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"Conciliation" orator, 1775. : BURKE
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Sorcery. : MAGIC
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Spanish painter (1870–1945). : ZULOAGA
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River into the Congo. : UBANGI
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Range of the Appalachians. : POCONOS
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American naturalist. : AGASSIZ
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Yield. : RESIGN
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Island in San Francisco Bay. : ALCATRAZ
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R. B. I.'s : RUNS
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Temperate. : SOBER
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Connective tissue: Anat. : FASCIA
32
Newspaper department. : DRAMA
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Cotillion queen: Colloq. : DEB
34
___ pro nobis. : ORA
35
Continued. : WENTON
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Churchman. : DEACON
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Eastern Roman Emperor, 491–518. : ANASTASIUSI
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Shoulder muscle. : DELTOID
44
Language: Abbr. : LAT
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"___ is Paris!" : SOTHIS
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Norse: Abbr. : SCAND
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Elizabethan poet. : PEELE
49
Word on Belshazzar's wall. : MENE
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Indian mahogany trees. : TOONS
51
Father of Zeus. : KRONOS
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Emotional shock. : TRAUMA
55
Roar of the surf. : ROTE
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Believer in spirits, demons, etc. : ANIMIST
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Business abbreviation. : INC
60
Generic nickname. : TOM
61
Footprint. : STEP
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Father of Eliasaph. : LAEL
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Space traveler's apparel. : GSUIT
66
Signature of contemporary of Manet. : GCOURBET
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One of the deadly sins. : ENVY
72
Thoth's bird. : IBIS
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Small cavity in a rock. : VUG
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Ballet of 1870. : COPPELIA
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___ fatui (delusions). : IGNES
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Native of Mindanao. : FILIPINO
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Agnus ___. : DEI
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Sea swallow. : TERN
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Speaker of Afrikaans. : BOER
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Sandwich filling. : EGGSALAD
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Does housework. : DUSTS
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"___ the Romans do." : DOAS
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Cliff. : SCAR
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Buridan's ___. : ASS
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Pastoral sound. : MOO
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Former Lord Mayor of Dublin. : BRISCOE
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___ America. : MISS
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Big neighbor of Capri. : ISCHIA
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Philosopher of Les Deux Magots. : SARTRE
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About 11 days, in chronology. : EPACT
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In case. : LEST
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Sailors. : HANDS
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Reach first base. : GETON
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Helix. : SPIRAL
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___ de la Cité. : ILE
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Daughter of Shylock. : JESSICA
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City in Indiana's Calumet area. : EASTCHICAGO
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Imperfect articulator. : LISPER
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Mediterrean ship. : TARTAN
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Thrice, in music. : TER
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La ___, Bolivian capital. : PAZ
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"When you wish upon a ___ . . . " : ASTAR
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Where the Bounty put in, 1788. : TAHITI
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Cavalier poet. : CAREW
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Furry surface. : PILE
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Late subject of a cause célèbre. : CHESSMAN
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Hound. : BASSET
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Product of a blast furnace. : PIGIRON
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Fundamentally. : ATHEART
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Opera of 1844. : ERNANI
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Soon: Poet. : ERELONG
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Authority. : SAYSO
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Icy pinnacle. : SERAC
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Small hand pump for laving. : SYRINGE
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Magyar dance. : CZARDAS
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French Calvinist. : HUGUENOT
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East Asian trading center. : ULANBATOR
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Jerk upward. : TOSS
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Science organization: Abbr. : NAS
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Auspices. : EGIS
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Indians of 54 Down. : YAZOOS
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One type of stickler for rules. : BUREAUCRAT
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Above: Ger. : UBER
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Arabian promontory. : RAS
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Bowie. : KNIFE
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___ dart, a decorative molding. : EGGAND
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Genus of sunfish. : MOLA
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Case in grammar: Abbr. : ACC
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Urged on. : GOADED
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Within: Prefix. : INTRA
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Welsh fishing boat. : CORACLE
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Harmonious. : INSTEP
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Boat rope. : PAINTER
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Dweller in Upolu. : SAMOAN
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Ionian island. : ZANTE
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Sprightly. : BRISK
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French novelist, 1873–1954. : COLETTE
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Lake in Manitoba. : WINNIPEGOSIS
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French 75 Down. : DIEU
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Grow rapidly. : SHOOTUP
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Paintings in Venetian galleries. : TINTORETTOS
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Comes together. : ASSEMBLES
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Mâcon's river. : SAONE
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Wave: Span. : OLA
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Portuguese title. : DOM
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Hand: Comb. form. : MANU
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The movies. : SILVERSCREEN
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River of Island No. 10. : MISSISSIPPI
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Reports. : SAYS
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Polite. : CIVIL
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Position. : STAND
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Prisoner: Slang. : LIFER
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Babylonian epic hero. : GILGAMESH
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Florida catch. : TUNA
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Abbreviation in arithmetic. : GCD
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Campus queen. : COED
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DeQuincey's narcotic. : OPIUM
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Norse goddess of healing. : EIR
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Compass point. : NNE
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Important. : BIG
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Object of worship. : GOD
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Steel beam. : IBAR
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River into Newark Bay. : PASSAIC
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Be it so: Fr. : SOIT
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Book of Old Testament. : OBADIAH
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Short surplice. : COTTA
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Of dirigibles and balloons. : AEROSTATIC
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Drift to leeward. : SAG
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Metal of a sort. : SCRAPIRON
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River into the Loire. : CHER
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Acquires. : HAS
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Kind of coffee. : INSTANT
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Matriculate. : ENTER
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Follow closely. : TAGALONG
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Spring flower. : LILAC
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Biblical prophet. : ELISHA
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Sonnet stanzas. : SESTETS
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Amanuensis. : SCRIBE
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Medicate tablet. : LOZENGE
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Breed of cattle. : JERSEY
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Rose essences. : ATTARS
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___ suzette. : CREPES
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Ottoman title. : PASHA
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Soissons' river. : AISNE
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Arum plant. : TARO
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The Last Supper, in art. : CENA
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Thin but tough. : WIRY
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Almondlike nut of P. I. : PILI
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Graduate students' degrees. : MAS
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Patriotic group: Abbr. : SAR
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Language: Abbr. : GER

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 18 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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