A. J. Santora
A. J. Santora 

New York Times, Wednesday, July 17, 1991

Author: A. J. Santora
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
A. J. Santora has 133 pre-Shortz puzzles and 68 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Gum up : CLOG
5. Competitor : VIER
9. Qualified to vote : OFAGE
14. Saintly : HOLY
15. Graham of N.F.L. fame : OTTO
16. Andrews and Carvey : DANAS
17. Start of a definition of golf : AGAMETHAT
19. Cartoonist Bushmiller : ERNIE
20. A 30-day mo. : NOV
21. Drone, e.g. : BEE
22. Lemonlike fruit : CITRON
24. In one's interest : FOR
25. Kind of stool : TOAD
26. Definition: Part II : BEGINSWITHAGOLF
34. Celtic's Bird : LARRY
35. ___ day (dosage) : ONEA
36. China's sacred peak : OMEI
37. A New England inst. : URI
38. Beat : POUND
39. Car device: Abbr. : IGN
40. Bout units: Abbr. : RNDS
42. Space-age comb. form : AERO
43. Hysteria of a sort : PANIC
45. Definition: Part III : BALLANDENDSWITH
48. Seine feeder : OISE
49. Deli bread : RYE
50. Entry : ACCESS
52. City on the Duna : VAC
53. C-G connection : DEF
56. Next ___ (close relative) : OFKIN
57. End of definition : AHIGHBALL
60. Small songbirds : WRENS
61. Middling : SOSO
62. Female bear: Lat. : URSA
63. Skiers' inn : LODGE
64. Reach across : SPAN
65. Photo finish : STAT
1. Oland role : CHAN
2. Commercial ident : LOGO
3. Norwegian saint : OLAV
4. Hard bodies place : GYM
5. Electorate : VOTERS
6. Spillane's "___ Jury" : ITHE
7. Arrival abbr. : ETA
8. Campus mil. group : ROTC
9. "___ Nightingale" : ODETOA
10. Mishmash : FARRAGO
11. A.D. : ANNODOMINI
12. Profit : GAIN
13. Suffix with Sudan : ESE
18. "___ and Ivory," 1982 song : EBONY
23. "___ to Be You," Kahn-Jones song : ITHAD
24. Larch or sapin : FIR
26. Book-jacket statement : BLURB
27. " . . . to ___ little . . . ": R.L.S. : EARNA
28. Jammed every which way : GRIDLOCKED
29. Courted : WOOED
30. Get oneself used to : INURE
31. Mortise and ___ : TENON
32. On the up and up : LEGIT
33. Canary, e.g. : FINCH
38. Glaziers' burdens : PANES
41. Duffer's problem : SLICING
43. Coll. course : PSYCH
44. Hero worshiper's feeling : AWE
46. In ___ (so to speak) : ASENSE
47. Loser to St. George : DRAGON
50. Crew cut's antithesis : AFRO
51. Lip : SASS
52. State Dept. endorsement : VISA
53. Scoot : DART
54. Joy Adamson's pet : ELSA
55. Airless : FLAT
56. Temple bird : OWL
58. Lindy ___ : HOP
59. Restaurant vehicle : BUS

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