A. J. Santora
A. J. Santora 

New York Times, Thursday, January 21, 1982

Author: A. J. Santora
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0
A. J. Santora has 130 pre-Shortz puzzles and 68 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Alloy in cheap jewelry : TOMBAC
7. ___ Mahal : TAJ
10. STANding-room sign : SRO
13. Intellectual attitudes : STANCES
15. Dos Passos work : USA
16. Last round, usually : TEN
17. Subcontinent people : HINDUSTANIS
19. Formicary member : ANT
20. STANdoffish; diSTANt : ICY
21. ___ Code, in military usage : ALFA
22. Kin of a muSTANg : PINTO
24. STANislaw's pastry : PIROG
26. Editor's STANd : DESK
27. Very foolish : INSANE
30. Cheers : HEARTENS
34. Alaskan naval base : SITKA
35. Like candles : WAXY
36. Wild ox : ANOA
37. Varnish : STAIN
38. Spanish queen : ENA
39. Pianist Rubinstein: 1829-94 : ANTON
40. Samovars : URNS
41. Impair : MAIM
42. Government issue : EBOND
43. Virginia Dare's people : SETTLERS
45. Retrenches : PRUNES
46. Greet from a diSTANce : HAIL
47. Austrian region : TIROL
49. Part of a RoSTANd opus : SCENE
51. "Plain" girl : JANE
52. Simple sugar : OSE
55. Cap : TAM
56. Stoppages : STANDSTILLS
60. ___ diSTANce : ATA
61. Gumshoe : TEC
62. Kind of comic : STANDUP
63. Prefix with STANdard : NON
64. ___ Lawn, Chicago suburb : OAK
65. Mean, as a critter : ORNERY
1. African tongue : TSHI
2. Of hearing : OTIC
3. Numerous : MANY
4. U.S.M.C. musicians : BND
5. Kind of puncture : ACU
6. One of the Borgias : CESARE
7. Prickly pear : TUNA
8. "___ was saying . . . " : ASI
9. Manhattan College student : JASPER
10. Jazzman of the Big Band Era : STANKENTON
11. Lease : RENT
12. Aware of : ONTO
14. W.W. II town : STLO
18. Where Kabul is : AFGHANISTAN
23. City once called ConSTANtinople : ISTANBUL
24. Islamabad is its capital : PAKISTAN
25. ___ inSTANt : INAN
26. Sun follower : DAY
27. Where Alexander defeated the Persians : ISSUS
28. Saltpetre : NITRE
29. Musial : STANTHEMAN
31. Test : EXAM
32. To Caesar, this was nemo : NOONE
33. Actress Diana: 1934-73 : SANDS
35. Have on : WEAR
39. This comes before space : AERO
41. Alice's boss on TV : MEL
44. STANds at anchor : LIESTO
45. Quickly, in music : PRESTO
48. Not Dems. or Reps. : INDS
49. Oliver's partner : STAN
50. ___-nine-tails : CATO
51. Nicklaus or Sharkey : JACK
52. Ye ___ Tavern : OLDE
53. Disparage : SLUR
54. Spot in the diSTANce : ESPY
57. Don Meredith's quaff : TEA
58. Road binder : TAR
59. Hostel : INN

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