A. J. Santora
A. J. Santora 

New York Times, Wednesday, May 8, 1985

Author: A. J. Santora
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0
A. J. Santora has 135 pre-Shortz puzzles and 68 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York Times
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1. In ___ (stagnating) : ARUT
5. Merino cries : BAAS
9. Olympus name : ARES
13. Fish entree : SCROD
15. Former queen of Greece : OLGA
16. Gather carefully : CULL
17. Asian capital : HANOI
18. Sailors' guardian : SAINTELMO
20. Ind. city : KOKOMO
22. Mr. T's group, with "The" : ATEAM
23. Parachutist's cry : GERONIMO
26. " . . . ___ evil" : HEARNO
27. "___ the World," 1956 song : AROUND
28. Sentry's order : HALT
29. Midler or Davis : BETTE
30. Aspersion : SLUR
32. Sponsorship : EGIS
36. Shoulder: Comb. form : OMO
37. Louis from New Orleans : SATCHMO
40. "The Lady ___ Tramp," 1937 song : ISA
41. Roman or blue follower : NOSE
43. Shea nine : METS
44. Wishy's partner : WASHY
46. Dog-days sound : PHEW
48. Mr. Bones : ENDMAN
49. Strong person : SAMSON
52. Pilate's words : ECCEHOMO
54. Gulf of Calif. bay : ADAIR
55. Refer (to) : ALLUDE
56. "Keep It in the Family" emcee : BILLNIMMO
58. Citified : URBAN
62. Shells on the Big Mo : AMMO
63. Vigoda and Fortas : ABES
64. Golfer Calvin : PEETE
65. Writer Uris : LEON
66. Besides : MORE
67. Act : DEED
1. Mountain tree : ASH
2. Radio gp. : RCA
3. Samovar : URN
4. Dated or excised : TOOKOUT
5. Kind of buddies : BOSOM
6. Where Crockett died : ALAMO
7. Exchange premium : AGIO
8. ___ Remo, Italy : SAN
9. Kind of rayon : ACETATE
10. Monarch : RULER
11. Violinist Mischa : ELMAN
12. Replay technique, for short : SLOMO
14. Famed five : DIONNES
19. Far East weight : TAEL
21. Rib : KID
23. Cameroon neighbor : GABON
24. Solitary: Comb. form : EREMO
25. Newspaper sects. : ROTOS
26. Injure : HARM
28. Querying words : HUHS
30. Slumgullion or burgoo : STEW
31. W.W. II craft : LCT
33. Device with no name : GISMO
34. Jones of "It Had to Be You" : ISHAM
35. "I Cain't ___" : SAYNO
38. Sanction : AMEN
39. Confessed : OWNEDUP
42. Greek vowel : EPSILON
45. Clung to : ADHERED
47. Trumpet, e.g. : HORN
48. Old French money : ECU
49. ___ palmetto (cabbage palm) : SABAL
50. Stop on ___ : ADIME
51. Swedish city : MALMO
52. Gantry or Fudd : ELMER
53. Almost there : CLOSE
55. Greek Church pulpit : AMBO
57. "___ the Walrus," Beatles hit : IAM
59. Droner : BEE
60. Supped : ATE
61. Composer Rorem : NED

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