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A. J. Santora
A. J. Santora

METROPOLITAN TOUR

New York Times, Sunday, May 16, 1982

Author: A. J. Santora
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 83, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { J }, Scrabble score: 689 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 140, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
A. J. Santora has 185 pre-Shortz puzzles and 68 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
PS notes: In 101-Across clue, "dr." is the way it appeared in the original.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,877
Across Down
1. High Czech points : TATRAS
7. Japanese wrestling : SUMO
11. Computing devices : ABACI
16. Shrewd : CAGEY
21. Not injured : UNHURT
22. "When the frost ___ the . . . " : ISON
23. Table fowl : CAPON
24. Accustom : INURE
25. Bailey of comics : BEETLE
26. Swiss bidding system? : GENEVACONVENTION
29. Blonde shade : ASH
30. Verve : ELAN
32. Japanese carp : KOI
33. Overtrained : STALE
34. D-day craft : LST
35. Of the breastbone : STERNAL
37. Shakespeare's Sir Toby : BELCH
39. Lounge entertainment : TRIO
40. Opinion : IDEA
41. Lixivium : LYE
42. Chris Evert and spouse at Wimbledon? : LLOYDSOFLONDON
46. To live, to Livy : ESSE
48. Rotates : SPINS
49. Highlander : GAEL
50. Seat the crowd : USHER
54. Medieval tale : LAI
55. Sage, e.g. : HERB
56. Cygnets : SWANS
58. Macaroni for soups : PASTINA
60. First-aid bracer in SE Asia? : SINGAPORESLING
64. Cape off N.C. : HATTERAS
65. Where Hacettepe Univ. is : ANKARA
66. Hijinks : ANTICS
67. ___ mecum (handbook) : VADE
68. Pageantry : POMP
69. Leaflet appendages : STIPELS
71. Temporary stitch : TACK
72. He wrote "Games People Play" : BERNE
73. Sonny's sibling : SIS
74. Loser to H.C.H. : AES
75. Banal : TRITE
77. Layer of skin : DERMA
78. Ending for amateur : ISH
80. Easy as ___ : ABC
82. ___ couture : HAUTE
83. Lanyard : CORD
84. Bitter : GALLING
88. Places, to attorneys : LOCI
90. Rooney or Hardy : ANDY
91. A concern of the chair : QUORUM
93. Noise : CLAMOR
94. Brave man : IRONSIDE
96. He'll wheedle Fidel for news : OURMANINHAVANA
98. Fringes : BORDERS
99. Tells all : BLABS
100. Convene : MEET
101. What the dr. ordered : MED
102. Bharat : INDIA
103. Marine hazard : REEF
104. Emulates Robert Giroux : EDITS
106. Speck : MOTE
107. Swiss shrimps? : GNOMESOFZURICH
112. Sixty secs. : MIN
113. Rat, in Roma : TOPO
116. Swimmer's platform : RAFT
117. Flu shot : SERUM
118. Compete with : EMULATE
122. Top card : ACE
123. Mountebank : FAKER
124. Young one : TAD
125. Rabbit or Fox : BRER
126. Dec. and Jan. : MOS
127. Philippine roller coaster? : THRILLERINMANILA
132. Prance : CAVORT
134. Stem : ARISE
135. ___ a beet : REDAS
136. Salt Lake City team : UTES
137. Proviso : CLAUSE
138. Take it easy : RELAX
139. Percolates : SEEPS
140. Resort to : SEEK
141. Dome team : ASTROS
1. Big horns : TUBAS
2. "___ of robins . . . " : ANEST
3. "Finlandia" in harmony? : THEHELSINKIACCORD
4. Dull routine : RUT
5. Hollywood Dahl : ARLENE
6. Epitaph stone : STELA
7. Agree in writing : SIGN
8. Consumption : USE
9. Grivets : MONKEYS
10. ___ cat (sandlot game) : ONEOLD
11. Here, in Honduras : ACA
12. College grad : BAC
13. ___ Creed : APOSTLES
14. Dominate : CONTROL
15. Fruitlessly : INVAIN
16. Movie house : CINE
17. Leaf cutter : ANT
18. Mutual-aid group : GUILD
19. Jagged : EROSE
20. Gossipy woman : YENTA
27. Damone and Morrow : VICS
28. Odylic force : ELOD
31. Adjective for Tony Dorsett : ALLPRO
36. N.Y.C. suburb : RYE
37. Good, to Pierre : BON
38. Navajo lodges : HOGANS
40. Marching perfectly : INSTEP
43. "The Balance" : LIBRA
44. Pointed tooth : FANG
45. Put out : OUST
46. Maxwell and Lanchester : ELSAS
47. Valentine, e.g. : SAINT
48. Flower part : SEPAL
51. Film subtitled "Paris, Ah So"? : HIROSHIMAMONAMOUR
52. As a friend: Fr. : ENAMI
53. Grates : RASPS
55. Rabbits' kin : HARES
56. Cut ham : SLICE
57. Part of a candle : WICK
58. Ambling horse : PADNAG
59. Fit to ___ : ATEE
61. Yawn : GAPE
62. Existence : ENTITY
63. Condition : STATE
64. Wrong : HARM
67. W.W. I battlefield : VERDUN
70. Fans' place : STANDS
72. He hit 368 home runs : BERRA
76. Discourteous : RUDE
77. Condemns : DOOMS
78. ___ ease : ILLAT
79. Croat, for one : SLAV
80. Excuse at court : ALIBI
81. Element used in metallurgy : BORON
82. Crowning glory : HAIR
83. Arrest : CURB
85. Throbs : ACHES
86. Nine-part song : NONET
87. Incline : GRADE
89. Spectrum color : INDIGO
91. Drinks : QUAFFS
92. Pantomime : MIMIC
95. Connery from Edinburgh : SEAN
96. Corn-oil product : OLEO
97. Lower : NETHER
99. Straddle : BESTRIDE
103. Gridiron "zebra" : REFEREE
104. Learned : ERUDITE
105. Obscure : DIM
106. Cubic centimeter : MIL
108. Of speech : ORAL
109. Manufacturers : MAKERS
110. Epsilon follower : ZETA
111. Herschel's discovery : URANUS
112. Wall décor : MURALS
113. Tamerlane was one : TATAR
114. Pigment for Opie : OCHRE
115. Jeopardy : PERIL
119. Goal of a sort : MECCA
120. Trunk : TORSO
121. ___ Park, Colo. : ESTES
123. Bend, as an arm : FLEX
125. Sit in the sun : BASK
128. "Life ___ jest": Gay : ISA
129. Snooze : NAP
130. Scrolls: Abbr. : MSS
131. Shelter : LEE
133. Keeve : VAT

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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