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A. J. Santora
A. J. Santora

FAR OUT

New York Times, Sunday, October 30, 1977

Author: A. J. Santora
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 130, Blocks: 64, Avg Word Len: 5.80, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 530 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 164, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 14, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
A. J. Santora has 185 pre-Shortz puzzles and 68 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,305
Across Down
1. Seaver's former turf : SHEA
5. Reckless : MADCAP
11. Tragedy by Euripides : ORESTES
18. Half a city's name : WALLA
20. Heavy fire : BARRAGE
21. Enthralled : CAPTIVE
22. Martian on Earth : ALIEN
23. Enraptured : INSEVENTHHEAVEN
25. One of the sciences : METEOROLOGY
27. Piloting is one : CAREER
28. High dudgeon : IRE
29. Canonical hour : MATINS
30. Clocked : TIMED
31. Judicious : SAGE
35. Indigo plants : ANILS
36. Blanched : PALED
37. Animate : LIVEN
38. Twanginess : NASALITY
42. More guileful : SLIER
43. Voiced : SONANT
44. Exterior : OUTSIDE
45. Endure : STAND
46. City near Detroit : LIVONIA
47. Marsh birds : CRAKES
48. Mirthful : RIANT
49. Protected an invention : PATENTED
50. Jackson and Smith : KATES
51. Spectral : EERIE
52. Knobbed : TOROSE
53. Monoski : SLED
54. Where nothing is new : UNDERTHESUN
56. Police detail team : SWAT
60. Gambling game : FANTAN
62. Room at the top? : AERIE
63. Town in Alabama : SEALE
64. Vast landholdings : BARONIES
67. Wild goose : BRANT
68. Star that rose in 1944 : TAYLOR
69. Fitting : INORDER
70. Draggles : SOILS
71. Vineyard area in France : COTEDOR
72. Edict city: 1598 : NANTES
73. Seasonal "pilot" : CLAUS
74. ___-raft (oyster plant) : MOSESONA
75. Oriental nurses : AMAHS
76. Bewitch : CHARM
77. Instrument board : PANEL
78. ___ majesty : LESE
79. Cowboy gear : CHAPS
80. Brown horse : SORREL
81. Herd's milieu : LEA
84. Grinders : MOLARS
86. Sport in Cozumel : SCUBADIVING
88. Sitting pretty : ONTOPOFTHEWORLD
92. Entirety : TOTAL
93. Shelter a D.P. : REHOUSE
94. Eared seals : OTARIES
95. Wash out : ELUTE
96. "Astrophel" poet : SPENSER
97. Beliefs : TENETS
98. Small barracuda : SPET
1. Pundit : SWAMI
2. Money in Prague : HALER
3. Upper crust : ELITE
4. Not aweather : ALEE
5. With gallantry : MANLILY
6. Illegal burnings : ARSONS
7. Residue : DREGS
8. Guinea pig : CAVY
9. Space ___ : AGE
10. Sketched : PENCILED
11. Colored with a pigment : OCHRED
12. Gave a short cheer : RAHED
13. Inventor of a sign language : EPEE
14. Great expectations, symbolically : STARSINONESEYES
15. Nigerian tongue : TIV
16. Allhallows ___ : EVE
17. Byrd or Eagleton: Abbr. : SEN
19. Birds that can't fly, e.g. : ANOMALIES
20. Dark-colored mica : BIOTITE
24. Lion trainer : TAMER
26. Frogs : RANIDS
30. Make noxious : TAINT
32. ___-garde : AVANT
33. Bottled spirit : GENIE
34. Inward : ENTAD
36. Where to see stars : PLANETARIUM
37. Delights in : LOVES
38. Grooves for bowstrings : NOCKS
39. Of the ear : AURAL
40. Condition : STATE
41. Overreached, in a way : ASKEDFORTHEMOON
42. Way up or down : STAIR
43. Repress : SITON
45. Temptress : SIREN
46. Actor Jack : LARUE
48. As ___ a beet : REDAS
49. Set forth as true : POSIT
51. Board : ENTER
52. Marine fliers : TERNS
54. Arctic whales : UNIES
55. Mends : HEALS
57. ___ Pepper, flier in a Redford film : WALDO
58. As crazy as ___ : ALOON
59. ___ cotta : TERRA
61. Where El Misti rises : ANDES
63. Lackey or flunky : SATELLITE
64. Twofold : BINAL
65. "What's in ___?" : ANAME
66. Barrett and Jaffe : RONAS
67. Wild pigs : BOARS
68. Go ___ (decay) : TOSEED
70. Newman film: 1977 : SLAPSHOT
71. Kings of the Germans : CONRADS
73. Pilot's need : CHART
74. Elgin ___ : MARBLES
76. Beetle that flies, but not well : CHAFER
77. ___ on (exaggerate) : POURIT
79. Stuffy : CLOSE
80. Tally : SCORE
81. Illuminated : LITUP
82. Growing out : ENATE
83. Shoelace tag : AGLET
85. Work : OPUS
86. Bird with a trumpet : SWAN
87. Tennessee team : VOLS
88. Conjunctions : ORS
89. Fibrous cluster : NEP
90. "___ Sun Also Rises" : THE
91. St.-Tropez season : ETE

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 13 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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