A. J. Santora
A. J. Santora 

FOR ZEL-OUS FANS

New York Times, Sunday, June 5, 1983

Author: A. J. Santora
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 629 (avg 1.72)
Open Squares: 111, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 8, XRef: 0
A. J. Santora has 145 pre-Shortz puzzles and 68 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Relinquish : DEMIT
6. Studied : READ
10. Signal the doctor : BEEP
14. Elderly : AGED
18. Writer Calvino : ITALO
19. Made goo-goo eyes : OGLED
21. Kind of chord : OCTA
22. Pedro's parlor : SALA
23. Floral bunch : DOZEN
24. Veal cutlet style : WIENERSCHNITZEL
27. Certain majority : ONE
28. Caesar's bad day : IDES
30. Occupied : INUSE
31. Money on a grand scale? : DOREMI
32. Overboard goods : LAGAN
34. Pilar : HAIRY
35. Flower part : PETAL
36. Lotions for bruises : WITCHHAZELS
39. Detroit boo-boos : RECALLS
41. Cancel an undertaking : ABORT
42. Faulkner hero : ANSE
43. Memorable stage duo : LUNTS
44. Airport abbr. : ETA
46. Sever : RIVE
47. Actor Dullea : KEIR
49. Japanese native : AINU
50. Swiss capital : BERN
51. Hosp. people : MDS
52. Announcer for Burns and Allen : HARRYVONZELL
56. ___ St. Lawrence (G.B.S. residence) : AYOT
57. Coat with plaster : PARGE
58. "En ___ Natt," Ingrid Bergman film : ENDA
59. Nap-raising plants : TEASELS
61. Run out : EXPIRE
64. Pseudologists : LIARS
65. With enthusiasm : AVIDLY
66. Snack food : PRETZEL
68. Sand's "___ et Lui" : ELLE
69. Living-room piece : DIVAN
71. Pledge : OATH
72. Beet used as fodder : MANGELWURZEL
75. Haircut : BOB
78. Tints : DYES
79. King of reckoning : DEAD
80. Burnsian turndowns : NAES
81. Wife of Zeus : HERA
82. Ending for mountain : EER
83. Sales pitch : SPIEL
85. Decline : SLIP
87. Labyrinths : MAZES
88. Pinned, in a way : DOWELED
90. Birds called "dippers" : WATEROUZELS
93. Greek letters : ZETAS
94. Emulate Zayak : SKATE
96. Atelier stand : EASEL
97. Caseous : CHEESY
99. Battle with sickness : SIEGE
100. Against : ANTI
101. Went out front : LED
104. Subject of a Milford biography : ZELDAFITZGERALD
107. Mubarak's city : CAIRO
109. Competent : ABLE
110. Unicorn fish : UNIE
111. Sad Sack's girlfriend : SADIE
112. "Tomorrow" girl : ANNIE
113. Bent : REED
114. Dress meat for cooking : LARD
115. Norman of TV fame : LEAR
116. Light beer : LAGER
1. Prank : DIDO
2. Preppy English school : ETON
3. Certain expressions of good wishes : MAZELTOVS
4. Elba, to Napoleon : ILE
5. Time when "we love" : TONIGHT
6. "Ivanhoe" lady : ROWENA
7. Sponsorship : EGIS
8. Hood's drink : ALE
9. Refutations : DENIALS
10. Officious : BOSSY
11. Behold, to Pilate : ECCE
12. Numerical ending : ETH
13. Complete treatise : PANDECT
14. Starlike : ASTRAL
15. Having lustrous, expressive orbs : GAZELLEEYED
16. Kind of sch. : ELEM
17. "Portrait of Gala" artist : DALI
20. Darcel of films : DENISE
25. Robots of literature : RUR
26. Bits : IOTAS
29. Telegrapher's dash : DAH
33. Israeli port : ACRE
34. One of the Morgans : HENRY
35. Next-to-last syllable : PENULT
36. Cordial : WARM
37. Footnote abbr. : IBID
38. Third-world nation : ZAIRE
39. Finnish poem : RUNE
40. Constitutional : STROLL
43. Minnelli et al. : LIZAS
45. All hopped up : ANTSY
47. ___ Abdul-Jabbar : KAREEM
48. Work unit : ERG
49. A brother-in-law of Diana : ANDREW
50. Sink : BASIN
52. Mountain chain in Germany : HARZ
53. Hidden : VEILED
54. ___ fours (creeping) : ONALL
55. Fall pickup : LEAVES
57. Soft centers : PITHS
60. Of grandparents : AVAL
61. Lyric composition : EPODE
62. Examined, in a way : XRAYED
63. Pro football V.I.P. : PETEROZELLE
64. Kind of tender : LEGAL
67. Start of a speech : LADIES
69. Hang in loose folds : DRAPE
70. Ending for material : IZE
73. Destitution : NEED
74. Connect : UNITE
75. Making a slanted edging : BEZELLING
76. Russian grain market : OREL
77. Lake fish : BASS
81. Harass : HAZE
83. ___ trap (prepares to snare) : SETSA
84. Frolicsome : PLAYFUL
85. Shaping tools : SWAGES
86. N.F.L. play : LATERAL
87. "Evita" is one : MUSICAL
89. Did some gardening : WEEDED
91. Submit : RENDER
92. Kind of grass : OAT
94. Glazed, in a way : SIZED
95. Pub item : KEG
97. Emperor : CZAR
98. Goddess of youth : HEBE
99. Waken : STIR
100. Inter ___ : ALIA
102. Coloratura Mills : ERIE
103. Active one : DOER
105. "___ Mist," 1928 piano solo : INA
106. He wrote "The College Widow" : ADE
108. A follower of Santa : ANA

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