A. J. Santora
A. J. Santora 

ON FRIENDLY TERMS

New York Times, Sunday, February 5, 1978

Author: A. J. Santora
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.27, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 558 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 119, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 9, XRef: 0
A. J. Santora has 127 pre-Shortz puzzles and 68 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Composer of "St. John's Passion" : BACH
5. Memento : RELIC
10. Chances : HAPS
14. Royals' Amos : OTIS
18. Peak in N.M. : OSHA
19. Deport : EXILE
20. Televox : ROBOT
21. Banquet : FETE
22. Unfermented grape juice : STUM
23. Breeder of contempt : FAMILIARITY
25. Brunswick dish : STEW
26. Social intercourse : COMMERCE
28. "___ bragh" : ERINGO
29. Song of praise : PAEAN
30. Pussycat, in Paris : MINET
31. Playwright's ploy : ASIDE
32. Composer Manuel de ___ : FALLA
34. Streaks : SPEEDS
36. Piers on a blueprint : ANTAE
37. Sparkling : AGLITTER
40. Early car maker : OLDS
41. Intimately associated : HANDANDGLOVE
44. Give one the ___ (ogle) : EYE
45. Tritons : NEWTS
47. Calends and ides : DAYS
48. Stewpot : OLLA
49. Town of a bell : ATRI
50. Blackbird : ANI
51. Latin student's "friend" : TROT
53. Lent a hand : AIDED
55. Not carrying a gat : CLEAN
56. Mule, fish or cactus : RATTAIL
58. Zoo animal : BABOON
60. Lone Eagle's monogram : CAL
61. Jolly companion : HAILFELLOWWELLMET
65. Grand ___, Acadia : PRE
66. Native of Tripoli : LIBYAN
67. Moistened : BEDEWED
70. Cries of pain : YIPES
73. Grandiose tales : SAGAS
74. One kind of society : CAFE
75. Spanish bear : OSO
76. Greek letters : ETAS
77. Stone: Comb. form : LITH
78. Young salmon : PARR
80. Offensive : NASTY
82. Liquid meas. : GAL
83. Solidarity; communion : TOGETHERNESS
87. Berkeley inst. : UCAL
88. Friendly welcome : GLADHAND
90. Actress Verdugo : ELENA
91. Author of "Farewell, My Friend": 1940 : TAGORE
93. Harper role : RHODA
94. Malt kilns : OASTS
95. Vaccine : SERUM
96. Track of the cat : SPOOR
98. Ring on a harness : TERRET
100. Doesn't budge : STAYSPUT
103. Jewish month : ELUL
104. Practice of pairing swimmers : BUDDYSYSTEM
106. Counterweight : TARE
107. Used up : GONE
108. Wild buffalo : ARNEE
109. Practical : UTILE
110. Michel or Raphaël : ANGE
111. Bettor's consideration : ODDS
112. Belongings : GEAR
113. K.P. gadget : PARER
114. Louis and Bill : NYES
1. Autumn pear : BOSC
2. Regarding : ASTO
3. Had intimate ties : CHUMMEDWITH
4. Describing the least subtle actors : HAMMIEST
5. Cheer : REFRESH
6. Correct : EXACT
7. Whitewash : LIME
8. River in western China : ILI
9. Kin of spinets : CELESTAS
10. Lena or Marilyn : HORNE
11. "Nine, ten, ___ fat hen" : ABIG
12. Rainbow's end? : POTOFGOLD
13. Pen : STY
14. With a grain ___ : OFSALT
15. Intimate chat : TETEATETE
16. Virginia willow : ITEA
17. Stitched : SEWN
20. Jayhawked : RAIDED
24. New Guinea, to Indonesians : IRIAN
27. Close : END
29. Knee bend, in ballet : PLIE
31. Warhol : ANDY
33. Part of T.A.E. : ALVA
34. Sub detector : SONAR
35. General assemblies : PLENA
36. Med. subject : ANAT
37. Gaseous hydrocarbon : ALLENE
38. Wildcat : EYRA
39. Control : REIN
42. First name of Toland's subject : ADOLF
43. "___, Moses . . . " : GODOWN
46. Fire escapes : STAIRS
49. Formal mall : ALLEE
52. Irritate : RILE
53. "___ Will," Frost book : ABOYS
54. Hawkeye State : IOWA
55. Whitman's home in N.J. : CAMDEN
57. Records : TAPES
58. Farmer's frustration : BLIGHT
59. Famed dukedom in Spain : ALBA
60. Musical mark : CLEF
62. Jubilant : ELATED
63. Angle irons : LBARS
64. Phrase of intimacy : TWOSCOMPANY
68. To be: Sp. : ESTAR
69. Author of "The White Company" : DOYLE
70. Safecracker : YEGG
71. Type style: Abbr. : ITAL
72. What sidekicks do : PALAROUND
73. John Hancock : SIGNATURE
74. Spanish linen : CREA
77. Cargo : LOAD
78. Decorate : PRETTYUP
79. Harding and Sheridan : ANNS
81. Adjective for an age : AUGUSTAN
83. U.S. missile : THOR
84. Court cry : HEARYE
85. Red ___ (alders) : ELSES
86. Soft-shell clam : STEAMER
89. Wild dogs of India : DHOLES
92. Suffix with compliment : ARY
94. Directive : ORDER
95. Stone marker : STELE
96. Lily plant : SEGO
97. Trudge : PLOD
99. Best of the movies : EDNA
100. To-do : STIR
101. Advocate strongly : URGE
102. English river : TEES
104. Catch : BAG
105. R.R. depot : STA

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