A. J. Santora
A. J. Santora 

New York Times, Tuesday, October 12, 1982

Author: A. J. Santora
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q X Y }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
A. J. Santora has 142 pre-Shortz puzzles and 68 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Headpiece : CAP
4. Univ. degrees : ABS
7. Units : MONADS
13. Esposito's Bruin teammate : ORR
14. Luna : MOON
16. Bell player in 1939 : AMECHE
17. Mayoral name: 1934–45 : FIORELLO
19. Least cooked : RAREST
20. Oscar winner: 1980 : ROBERTDENIRO
22. Cannes summers : ETES
23. Cookery spread : OLEO
24. Sovereign : LORD
28. Paco, e.g. : ORE
31. Actor in "The Gene Krupa Story" : SALMINEO
33. Lab vessel : ALUDEL
36. ___-faire : LAISSEZ
37. Is able to : CAN
38. U.S.N. member : NLO
40. Ending for differ : ENT
41. New Year's ___ : EVE
42. Columbus was one : ITALIAN
44. Added flavor to : ZESTED
46. Joltin' Joe : DIMAGGIO
48. Tempe inst. : ASU
49. TV problem : SNOW
50. Diva Ponselle : ROSA
52. Ovine cries : MAAS
56. Oscar winner: 1953 : FRANKSINATRA
60. Stupid persons : DODOES
63. "Author! Author!" star : ALPACINO
64. Entombs : INURNS
65. Barney of boxing : ROSS
66. Author Yutang : LIN
67. Hex : VOODOO
68. Moist : WET
69. Ball holder : TEE
1. ___ de Perote (Mexican peak) : COFRE
2. In a tumult : ARIOT
3. Investigate : PROBE
4. U.S. citizen, e.g. : AMER
5. Thunder or dead follower : BOLT
6. Paesano's pittance, once : SOLDO
7. "The Great Caruso" actor : MARIOLANZA
8. Anagram for Roma : OMAR
9. Orange-flower oils : NEROLIS
10. Vic Raschi was one : ACE
11. Some A.L. batters : DHS
12. Harden : SET
15. Yule seasons : NOELS
18. Do a lawn job : RESOD
21. Fraser of tennis : NEALE
25. Beginning : ONSET
26. Actor Christopher : REEVE
27. Napped : DOZED
29. Break one's word : RENIG
30. Memorable governor at Hartford : ELLAGRASSO
32. Wee ones : MITES
33. Corrosives : ACIDS
34. ___ Quarter : LATIN
35. S.A. palm tree : UNAMO
39. Kind of pizza : ONION
43. Peter from London : LAWFORD
45. Poisonous bush : SUMAC
47. Actor Werner : OSKAR
51. "On ___ Boat to China" : ASLOW
53. Like Pisa's tower : ATILT
54. Palmer : ARNIE
55. River of France : SAONE
57. River of Italy : RENO
58. ___ dixit : IPSE
59. Cartoonist Thomas : NAST
60. Arith. area : DIV
61. Yoko : ONO
62. Pair : DUO

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