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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
1. Spicy relish. : CHUTNEY
8. "Conciliation" orator, 1775. : BURKE
13. Sorcery. : MAGIC
18. Spanish painter (1870–1945). : ZULOAGA
19. River into the Congo. : UBANGI
21. Range of the Appalachians. : POCONOS
23. American naturalist. : AGASSIZ
24. Yield. : RESIGN
25. Island in San Francisco Bay. : ALCATRAZ
27. R. B. I.'s : RUNS
28. Temperate. : SOBER
30. Connective tissue: Anat. : FASCIA
32. Newspaper department. : DRAMA
33. Cotillion queen: Colloq. : DEB
34. ___ pro nobis. : ORA
35. Continued. : WENTON
36. Churchman. : DEACON
37. Eastern Roman Emperor, 491–518. : ANASTASIUSI
42. Shoulder muscle. : DELTOID
44. Language: Abbr. : LAT
45. "___ is Paris!" : SOTHIS
46. Norse: Abbr. : SCAND
48. Elizabethan poet. : PEELE
49. Word on Belshazzar's wall. : MENE
50. Indian mahogany trees. : TOONS
51. Father of Zeus. : KRONOS
53. Emotional shock. : TRAUMA
55. Roar of the surf. : ROTE
56. Believer in spirits, demons, etc. : ANIMIST
58. Business abbreviation. : INC
60. Generic nickname. : TOM
61. Footprint. : STEP
62. Father of Eliasaph. : LAEL
64. Space traveler's apparel. : GSUIT
66. Signature of contemporary of Manet. : GCOURBET
70. One of the deadly sins. : ENVY
72. Thoth's bird. : IBIS
74. Small cavity in a rock. : VUG
76. Ballet of 1870. : COPPELIA
77. ___ fatui (delusions). : IGNES
78. Native of Mindanao. : FILIPINO
80. Agnus ___. : DEI
81. Sea swallow. : TERN
82. Speaker of Afrikaans. : BOER
83. Sandwich filling. : EGGSALAD
84. Does housework. : DUSTS
86. "___ the Romans do." : DOAS
88. Cliff. : SCAR
91. Buridan's ___. : ASS
92. Pastoral sound. : MOO
93. Former Lord Mayor of Dublin. : BRISCOE
95. ___ America. : MISS
97. Big neighbor of Capri. : ISCHIA
101. Philosopher of Les Deux Magots. : SARTRE
103. About 11 days, in chronology. : EPACT
105. In case. : LEST
108. Sailors. : HANDS
110. Reach first base. : GETON
111. Helix. : SPIRAL
113. ___ de la Cité. : ILE
114. Daughter of Shylock. : JESSICA
116. City in Indiana's Calumet area. : EASTCHICAGO
118. Imperfect articulator. : LISPER
120. Mediterrean ship. : TARTAN
122. Thrice, in music. : TER
123. La ___, Bolivian capital. : PAZ
124. "When you wish upon a ___ . . . " : ASTAR
125. Where the Bounty put in, 1788. : TAHITI
126. Cavalier poet. : CAREW
128. Furry surface. : PILE
129. Late subject of a cause célèbre. : CHESSMAN
131. Hound. : BASSET
133. Product of a blast furnace. : PIGIRON
135. Fundamentally. : ATHEART
136. Opera of 1844. : ERNANI
137. Soon: Poet. : ERELONG
138. Authority. : SAYSO
139. Icy pinnacle. : SERAC
140. Small hand pump for laving. : SYRINGE
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1. Magyar dance. : CZARDAS
2. French Calvinist. : HUGUENOT
3. East Asian trading center. : ULANBATOR
4. Jerk upward. : TOSS
5. Science organization: Abbr. : NAS
6. Auspices. : EGIS
7. Indians of 54 Down. : YAZOOS
8. One type of stickler for rules. : BUREAUCRAT
9. Above: Ger. : UBER
10. Arabian promontory. : RAS
11. Bowie. : KNIFE
12. ___ dart, a decorative molding. : EGGAND
13. Genus of sunfish. : MOLA
14. Case in grammar: Abbr. : ACC
15. Urged on. : GOADED
16. Within: Prefix. : INTRA
17. Welsh fishing boat. : CORACLE
20. Harmonious. : INSTEP
21. Boat rope. : PAINTER
22. Dweller in Upolu. : SAMOAN
26. Ionian island. : ZANTE
29. Sprightly. : BRISK
31. French novelist, 1873–1954. : COLETTE
35. Lake in Manitoba. : WINNIPEGOSIS
36. French 75 Down. : DIEU
38. Grow rapidly. : SHOOTUP
39. Paintings in Venetian galleries. : TINTORETTOS
40. Comes together. : ASSEMBLES
41. Mâcon's river. : SAONE
43. Wave: Span. : OLA
47. Portuguese title. : DOM
49. Hand: Comb. form. : MANU
52. The movies. : SILVERSCREEN
54. River of Island No. 10. : MISSISSIPPI
57. Reports. : SAYS
59. Polite. : CIVIL
61. Position. : STAND
63. Prisoner: Slang. : LIFER
64. Babylonian epic hero. : GILGAMESH
65. Florida catch. : TUNA
66. Abbreviation in arithmetic. : GCD
67. Campus queen. : COED
68. DeQuincey's narcotic. : OPIUM
69. Norse goddess of healing. : EIR
71. Compass point. : NNE
73. Important. : BIG
75. Object of worship. : GOD
77. Steel beam. : IBAR
79. River into Newark Bay. : PASSAIC
85. Be it so: Fr. : SOIT
87. Book of Old Testament. : OBADIAH
89. Short surplice. : COTTA
90. Of dirigibles and balloons. : AEROSTATIC
94. Drift to leeward. : SAG
96. Metal of a sort. : SCRAPIRON
98. River into the Loire. : CHER
99. Acquires. : HAS
100. Kind of coffee. : INSTANT
102. Matriculate. : ENTER
104. Follow closely. : TAGALONG
105. Spring flower. : LILAC
106. Biblical prophet. : ELISHA
107. Sonnet stanzas. : SESTETS
109. Amanuensis. : SCRIBE
112. Medicate tablet. : LOZENGE
114. Breed of cattle. : JERSEY
115. Rose essences. : ATTARS
117. ___ suzette. : CREPES
119. Ottoman title. : PASHA
121. Soissons' river. : AISNE
125. Arum plant. : TARO
126. The Last Supper, in art. : CENA
127. Thin but tough. : WIRY
128. Almondlike nut of P. I. : PILI
130. Graduate students' degrees. : MAS
132. Patriotic group: Abbr. : SAR
134. 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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