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A. J. Santora
A. J. Santora

CONGLOMERATES

New York Times, Sunday, June 27, 1976

Author: A. J. Santora
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.21, Missing: { X }, Scrabble score: 679 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 143, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 15, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17
A. J. Santora has 185 pre-Shortz puzzles and 68 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,815
Across Down
1. Part of a double chin : JOWL
5. Shows grief : SOBS
9. Seasonal beer : BOCK
13. Selected : CHOSEN
19. Throb : ACHE
20. Get lucky, Mr. Mimic : STRIKEITRICHLITTLE
24. Kind of light : NEON
25. Fake out an old Celtic star : BUFFALOBILLRUSSELL
26. Fight-game name : ALI
27. Of a layer : STRATAL
28. Kind of gin : SLOE
29. Danger : PERIL
30. Stations : POSTS
33. Counter-weights : TARES
34. Went fast : SPED
35. Some birds' homes : CAGES
36. On a cruise : ATSEA
37. Young hawk : EYAS
38. Caraway offering : SEED
39. Kind of plane : MONO
40. Short rifle : YAGER
42. Rip : TEAR
43. Island of charm : BALI
44. That, in Paris : QUE
47. Batter's wear : HELMET
49. Make cloth : WEAVE
52. Numerical prefix : TRI
53. Dracula, for one : COUNT
55. Roof border : EAVE
56. Salute the creator of mini : HAILMARYQUANT
61. Approach : NEAR
62. Networks : GRIDS
64. Senor's coin : PESO
65. Full-scale drawing : EPURE
66. Argument : HASSLE
68. Greek letter : ETA
69. Selassie : HAILE
71. ___ in the bucket : ADROP
72. Miss Leigh : JANET
73. Unsymmetrical : LOPSIDED
75. Old instrument : REBEC
76. Armament : MUNITION
79. ___ up (confessed) : OWNED
80. Anchor ring : TORUS
81. Green hat : BERET
82. Gold, in Mexico : ORO
83. Sullen : MOROSE
85. Send payment : REMIT
86. Elder nine tails? : CATO
87. In ___ (irritated) : ASNIT
89. ___'acte : ENTR
90. Prepares to pay Paul Anka : ROBSPETERNERO
94. U.S., Can, etc. : AMER
95. Rest : SLEEP
97. Took the bait : BIT
98. Willow : OSIER
99. Kind of femme : FATALE
101. Mideast land: Abbr. : SYR
102. Rita and Grande : RIOS
104. Relative : AUNT
106. Relish : SAVOR
107. Fairway cry : FORE
108. "Too bad!" : ALAS
109. Judge's seat : BANC
112. What a spat covers : ANKLE
115. Cut the bird : CARVE
117. Gelatin : AGAR
118. Trooper's beam : RADAR
119. Engineer's beam : LASER
120. Recipient : DONEE
121. Coaster : SLED
122. Circlets : CORONAE
124. Normal : PAR
125. Dig ex-Governor's no-change stance : UNDERSTANDPATBROWN
128. Hindu god : SIVA
129. Incites a general : EGGSBENEDICTARNOLD
130. Printing word : STET
131. Baby's foot : TOOTSY
132. Insects : ANTS
133. Invites : ASKS
134. Poet Pound : EZRA
1. Hemp fiber : JANAPA
2. Spotted cat : OCELOT
3. Pooh-poohs an economist : WHOISSYLVIAPORTER
4. Deighton : LEN
5. Stammer : STUTTER
6. Gold embroidery : ORFRAY
7. Organ stop : BIFARA
8. Joins an ice show : SKATES
9. School subj. : BIOL
10. Betting in N.Y.C. : OTB
11. Refrigerator unit : CRISPER
12. Slew : KILLED
13. U.S. rights org. : CLU
14. Latin American : HISPANIC
15. New York lake : OTSEGO
16. Cubic meter : STERE
17. Havelock ___ : ELLIS
18. Dickens girl : NELL
20. Nouns: Abbr. : SBS
21. High notes : ELAS
22. Oaf : CLOD
23. Otto's realm: Abbr. : HRE
31. Yoked : TEAMED
32. Dressing flavor : SAGE
34. Kind of sick : SEA
35. Mountain pass : COL
38. Burn up watching a comic : SEEREDBUTTONS
39. Utility duct : MAIN
41. Ordinal suffix : ETH
42. Muscle Shoals project: Abbr. : TVA
43. Slope, in Scotland : BRAE
44. Interview a swimmer? : QUESTIONMARKSPITZ
45. Single : UNAL
46. To be: Fr. : ETRE
47. German philosopher : HEGEL
48. Have an ___ the ground : EARTO
49. Control : WIELD
50. Before where : ELSE
51. Before amas : AMO
52. Paint thinner, for short : TURP
54. Beginning : ONSET
57. On foot, in Paris : APIED
58. City of laces : YPRES
59. ___ ngu (Vietnamese writing) : QUOC
60. Scottish title : THANE
63. Climbs a rope : SHINS
67. Miss Gillette : ANITA
70. Run like ___ : ADEER
71. High nest : AERIE
72. Panel member : JUROR
74. ___ off (kicked a habit) : SWORE
75. Win easily : ROMP
76. Parking-place fixture : METER
77. Bay window : ORIEL
78. ___ Dame : NOTRE
80. Exam : TEST
81. Spoiler : BANE
83. Disorder : MESS
84. Kind of child : ONLY
85. Hitting stats : RBIS
86. Dernier ___ : CRI
88. "___ tuffet" : SATONA
91. Instrument : OBOE
92. Id follower : EST
93. Two ___ kind : OFA
96. Ben Franklin offerings : PROVERBS
100. Of grandparents : AVAL
103. Anger : IRE
104. Lamp rubber : ALADDIN
105. Cairo initials : UAR
106. Scribbles : SCRAWLS
107. Least constrained : FREEST
108. Program : AGENDA
109. Streisand : BARBRA
110. Decorates : ADORNS
111. "___ of the North" : NANOOK
113. Dropout : LEAVER
114. Printing slips : ERRATA
115. Stanley's river : CONGO
116. Touch ___ (risky) : ANDGO
117. Wings : ALAE
118. Roster : ROTA
120. Recital offering : DUET
121. R.R. depot : STN
122. Alley and cool : CATS
123. Terminate : END
126. Beef cut, in Scotland : SEY
127. Fraction: Abbr. : PCT
128. Compass point : SSE

Answer summary: 14 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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