A. J. Santora
A. J. Santora 

New York Times, Wednesday, March 16, 1983

Author: A. J. Santora
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 43, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { P Q }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
A. J. Santora has 125 pre-Shortz puzzles and 68 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Rail bird : SORA
5. Ayres of films : LEW
8. Cereal flakes : BRAN
12. Super girl? : AMAZON
14. In the style of : ALA
15. Force out : OUST
16. Last Chance, for one : SALOON
17. City founded by Oglethorpe: 1733 : SAVANNAH
19. Wilder role : FRANKENSTEIN
21. Bogyman : OGRE
22. Pâté de ___ gras : FOIE
23. Place of oblivion : LIMBO
27. Rogers or Acuff : ROY
28. Less deceitful : TRUER
29. Merit : EARN
30. San ___, Puerto Rico : JUAN
31. Biblical city : SAMARIA
34. Former Steeler : SWANN
36. Moment : NONCE
37. On ___ (trying to succeed) : THEMAKE
39. Grandma's shortening : LARD
40. Gather (in) : RAKE
41. Tenant's contract : LEASE
43. Patty Hearst's abductors : SLA
46. Pile up : AMASS
48. Theater sign : EXIT
49. Triumphant cries : AHAS
50. Paul Newman role : BUTCHCASSIDY
53. Nerve-cell frameworks : STROMATA
56. Candlelight party : SOIREE
57. Eras upon eras : AEON
58. Fam. member : REL
59. Start a paragraph, usually : INDENT
60. Thin twig : WAND
61. Author George : ADE
62. Worry, to some : AGER
1. One concern of a teacher : SALARY
2. Fresh air : OZONE
3. Swindle : ROOK
4. Millie Perkins role : ANNEFRANK
5. Dog role : LASSIE
6. Clicking insects : ELATERS
7. Sight at sea : WAVE
8. "___ Clyde" : BONNIEAND
9. Flee : RUN
10. Botanist Gray : ASA
11. A degree : NTH
12. With regard to : ASFOR
13. Eddie Albert's wife : MARGO
18. Need a G.P. : AIL
20. Proper word, sometimes : NOUN
24. Chagall : MARC
25. Snack cheese : BRIE
26. Three ___ match : ONA
28. A salad : TUNA
30. Connery-Moore role : JAMESBOND
32. Ingrid Bergman role : ANASTASIA
33. Twists's request : MORE
34. Imposture : SHAM
35. Flightless bird of N.Z. : WEKA
37. Warbler's note : TRA
38. In office : ELECTED
39. Not of the clergy : LAIC
42. Blow out : EXHALE
43. W. W. II diarist : SHIRER
44. Full of cargo : LADEN
45. Up to now : ASYET
47. Amount : SUM
49. Pinero ploy : ASIDE
51. "G.W.T.W." setting : TARA
52. Styne-Cahn concoction : SONG
53. Cut : SAW
54. Cachar, e.g. : TEA
55. Howard or Jaworski : RON

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