The average is less than 50%, depending on the x-height
and the optical alignment.
Both typefaces could be used in smaller type sizes; Times New Roman because of its design and (shape of) serifs, and Arial because of its design and higher x-height
The text designs are characterized by strong serifs, a moderate contrast in stroke weight and an ample lowercase x-height
to aid readability.
We paid careful attention to ensure consistency within various typographic aspects, from line weights and curves to the distance between the baseline of characters and their meanline, or x-height
Designed by Thomas Lincoln, New Lincoln Gothic is an elegant sans serif font, generous in width and x-height
Slight increases were made in the x-height
and character width to distinguish the face from Benton's design.