A. J. Santora
A. J. Santora 

New York Times, Saturday, July 27, 1991

Author: A. J. Santora
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 314 (avg 1.65)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 14, XRef: 1
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. Arabian woodcutter : ALIBABA
8. Residue in a pipe : DOTTLE
14. Royal headpiece : CORONET
15. "___ Choice," Streep movie : SOPHIES
16. Ragtime dance : ONESTEP
17. Falls : AUTUMNS
18. Sportscaster Berman : LEN
19. Virginia Senator : ROBB
21. Baritone Boucher : GENE
22. Nancy, the amateur sleuth : DREW
24. Parts of 14 Across : JEWELS
26. "Deep" number : SIX
27. Blow ___ (rant) : AFUSE
29. Do aquatints : ETCH
31. Board a shuttle : EMPLANE
34. Rapid-fire U.S. Navy gun : PHALANX
37. ___ on (checks) : LOOKSIN
38. Brown study : REVERIE
39. Yellowish orange : APRICOT
40. Cricket teams : ELEVENS
41. Actor Dullea : KEIR
42. In reserve : ASIDE
43. Spoil : MAR
45. Flow : AFFLUX
47. Author Jaffe : RONA
51. "I cannot tell ___" : ALIE
53. Type of sch. : ELEM
54. Bit : TAD
55. Last Supper room : CENACLE
57. Be Little : IMITATE
61. Programmed "person" : ANDROID
62. White key on a piano : NATURAL
63. Site of many Hardy novels : WESSEX
64. Droplet : GLOBULE
1. "Feed ___ . . . " : ACOLD
2. Recluse : LONER
3. S. Johnson verse drama : IRENE
4. Jackson and Didley : BOS
5. Rocker Adam ___ : ANT
6. Nectar collector : BEE
7. Now : ATPRESENT
8. DNA structure : DOUBLEHELIX
9. Elect : OPT
10. Goon : THUG
11. Vacation house co-op plan : TIMESHARE
12. ___ Lenape, Delaware Indian : LENNI
13. Paramour of Elizabeth I : ESSEX
15. Tonto's "Kemo ___" : SABE
20. Be in arrears : OWE
23. ___ talkie : WALKIE
24. One of the Angels : JUNIORFELIX
25. ___ off (forestalled) : STAVED
28. Architectural band : FASCIA
30. Quick-witted : CLEVER
31. Qua ___ (here and there, in Roma) : ELA
32. Disheveled hair : MOP
33. Dish for Bush : PORKRINDS
34. Overconfident : PRESUMING
35. "Delta of Venus" author : NIN
36. Xerxes duo : XES
42. October brew : ALE
43. Bright-colored parrot : MACAW
44. Coeur d'___, Idaho : ALENE
46. Ran off : FLED
48. W Hokkaido's commercial hub : OTARU
49. Of birth : NATAL
50. Fashion designer Simpson : ADELE
52. "The walls have ___" : EARS
56. College in Cedar Rapids : COE
58. ___ de mer : MAL
59. Actor Robert of "Quincy, M.E." : ITO
60. Hot spot : TUB

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