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A. J. Santora
A. J. Santora

INDIAN FILE

New York Times, Sunday, July 29, 1990

Author: A. J. Santora
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 162, Blocks: 96, Avg Word Len: 5.35, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 639 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 140, Cheaters: 9, FITB: 25, XRef: 0, Spans: 4 (2 double stacks), Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
A. J. Santora has 185 pre-Shortz puzzles and 68 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,873
Across Down
1. Plaster of paris : GESSO
6. Thickness : PLY
9. Arrives : COMES
14. Heidi heights : ALPS
18. Dresser : BUREAU
19. Gazetteer item : AREA
20. High crest : ARETE
21. Not ___ in the world : ACARE
22. Start of an "Indians" song : ONELITTLETWOLITTLETHREE
26. Indian film: 1975 : IWILLFIGHTNOMOREFOREVER
27. Vegas lead-in : LAS
28. Netman Nastase : ILIE
29. He minded the stoa : ZENO
30. Hero tag-on : INE
31. Suburb of Liège : ANS
32. Small kite : ELANET
35. C. Moore beast of burden : DASHER
38. Big Bertha's birthplace : ESSEN
40. Give another polishing : REWAX
41. Kind of dancer : TOE
42. How's that again? : HUH
43. "Vissi d'___," Puccini aria : ARTE
47. Banky of silents : VILMA
51. Guitarist Paul : LES
53. Tavern : BAR
54. More viscid : ICKIER
56. Gaga : INFATUATED
60. With an ___ the ground : EARTO
62. Famed chef : CAESAR
63. A Beery : NOAH
64. ___ Vanilli (dance group) : MILLI
65. ___ vera (skin conditioner) : ALOE
66. Red dyes : MADDERS
67. Fusses : TODOS
69. Sea barrier : DIKE
70. A Seoul G.I. : ROK
71. "___ Love You So," Humperdinck hit : ANDI
72. ___ hit (single) : ONEBASE
74. Put up : ERECTED
77. Brandy-based cocktail : STINGER
81. Sally ___ cake : LUNN
82. Ebenezer's word : BAH
83. Drug buster : NARC
85. Mart part : STORE
86. "___ Born" : ASTARIS
89. This goes with something : ELSE
90. A/k/a : ALIAS
92. Rubber tube : HOSE
93. Squiffed : STONED
94. Less deceitful : TRUER
95. Acts for : REPRESENTS
97. Sea snail : WINKLE
98. Weed : HOE
99. Kerouac's "Big ___" : SUR
101. Tameins' kin : SARIS
102. Lake Indian : ERIE
103. "My country, ___ . . . " : TIS
104. Surpass : TOP
106. Reddish hog : DUROC
110. Captured : TAKEN
113. Biased : SKEWED
116. Conference city : GENEVA
117. Hot tub : SPA
120. ___ hepatica : SAL
121. U.S.S.R. range : ALAI
123. Memorable Belgian musician : BREL
125. Montpelier is its cap. : VER
126. Indian film: 1969 : TELLTHEMWILLIEBOYISHERE
133. Indian film: 1976 : RETURNOFAMANCALLEDHORSE
134. ___ barrel (in trouble) : OVERA
135. "___ the Rose," book by Stark Young : SORED
136. Snake River flopper : EVEL
137. More weird : EERIER
138. Fringe benefit of a sort : PERK
139. Head lock? : TRESS
140. ___ Moines : DES
141. Indian princess : RANEE
1. Battleship part : GUNWALE
2. Palindrome part : EREISAW
3. Vend : SELL
4. Cruise : SAIL
5. Attire : OUTFIT
6. Warm up an oven : PREHEAT
7. Riga man : LETT
8. What a bore evokes : YAWN
9. Ned of radio news : CALMER
10. Hunter in the skies : ORION
11. Milano's subway : METRO
12. Kitchen tag-on : ETTE
13. Far from altruistic : SELFISH
14. Throb : ACHE
15. Insect stage : LARVA
16. Do not rush in dressing : PREEN
17. Seventh sons : SEERS
18. Pot or double follower : BOILER
19. Cold : ALGID
21. " . . . lovely as ___": Kilmer : ATREE
23. Sesame : TIL
24. Seep through : OOZE
25. Long time : EONS
33. Indian comforter : NAVAHOBLANKET
34. Way out : EXIT
36. Indian film: 1970 : SOLDIERBLUE
37. Haw preceder : HEE
38. Kind of market : EURO
39. Indian film: 1957 : NAKEDINTHESUN
42. Venom : HATE
44. Get up : RISE
45. Rend : TEAR
46. Mistypes : ERRS
48. Abner's companion : LUM
49. Nonwinners at the track : MAIDENS
50. Hun of Norse myth : ATLI
52. "The ___," Indian film: 1956 : SEARCHERS
53. Indian film: 1950 : BROKENARROW
54. "___ Sleep," Odets play : ICANT
55. Coarse fabric : CADDIS
56. Division word : INTO
57. "High" time : NOON
58. Lose color : FADE
59. Sommer from Berlin : ELKE
61. "Thanks ___!" : ALOT
66. Makeup : MASCARA
68. Mackerel's kin : SAUREL
73. Slyly sarcastic : SNIDE
75. Simplicity : EASE
76. Hill's partner : DALE
78. Continue : GOON
79. Once, once : ERST
80. Dakota Indians : REES
84. Tears : RIPS
86. " . . . ___ forgive those . . . " : ASWE
87. Use a blender : STIR
88. Grant of "Being a Woman" : TONI
89. The libido : EROS
91. U.S.A.F., e.g. : SER
94. Ichorous : THIN
96. Team : SIDE
100. Western Indian : UTE
103. Bony fish : TELEOST
105. "Flintstones" child : PEBBLES
107. Brown study : REVERIE
108. Supervise : OVERSEE
109. Go at top speed : CAREER
111. Word in the Kan. motto : ASTRA
112. Madeline from Boston : KAHN
113. Buffet features : SALADS
114. Hot spot : KILN
115. Waggish : DROLL
116. Some do get the hang of it : GLIDER
117. Razor's edger : STROP
118. Pet ___ : PEEVE
119. Tailor : ALTER
121. Sentient : AWARE
122. These give ade : LIMES
124. Red ___ (night flight) : EYE
127. Sneak around : LURK
128. "Dial ___ Murder" : MFOR
129. ___ tea : ICED
130. Mansard extension : EAVE
131. Where Braves visit Mets : SHEA
132. Little Big ___ : HORN

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 12 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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