A. J. Santora
A. J. Santora 

New York Times, Wednesday, September 16, 1987

Author: A. J. Santora
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0
A. J. Santora has 125 pre-Shortz puzzles and 68 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Rock singer Andy : GIBB
5. Astringent : ALUM
9. Nosher's delight : SNACK
14. Humdinger : ONER
15. Anderson of TV : LONI
16. Stopover : HOTEL
17. Recommended : ADVOCATED
19. Stubborn as ___ : AMULE
20. Preliminary races : TRIALS
21. Lovely : ADORABLE
23. Earl of Triple Crown fame : SANDE
24. Looked popeyed : STARED
25. Maneuvered for position : JOCKEYED
27. Hee follow-up : HAW
30. Name on Japanese ships : MARU
33. Rand of "Atlas Shrugged" : AYN
34. Date for hire : GIGOLO
36. Beasts : ANIMALS
38. Big Red of horse racing : MANOWAR
39. "___ my Lou" : SKIPTO
40. Rhone feeder : AIN
41. Sell : VEND
42. Owns : HAS
43. Slide instrument : TROMBONE
46. Des ___, Iowa : MOINES
47. Bay window : ORIEL
51. Goon : ENFORCER
54. Angler's headache : TANGLE
55. Home-run great : AARON
56. Takes out taxes, etc. : WITHHOLDS
58. Bowling mark : SPARE
59. Genus of maples : ACER
60. Richard and Preacher : ROES
61. Chief Justice: 1836-64 : TANEY
62. River of the Korean War : YALU
63. Tender : SORE
1. Nanny and billy : GOATS
2. Hindu god of thunder : INDRA
3. British Foreign Minister: 1945-51 : BEVIN
4. An event won by Jesse Owen : BROADJUMP
5. Boo-hoo : ALAS
6. Home site : LOT
7. Left on the plate : UNEATEN
8. High noon : MIDDAY
9. Took a part : SHAREDIN
10. Footloose fellow : NOMAD
11. "Three men in ___" : ATUB
12. Cubicle : CELL
13. Swiss painter Paul ___ : KLEE
18. Singer Laine : CLEO
22. A spice : OREGANO
24. "The ___ the limit" : SKYS
26. Of heat : CALORIC
27. Joe Palooka's Ann : HOWE
28. Bates or King : ALAN
29. Promise : WORD
30. Long-running sitcom : MASH
31. "My Way" composer : ANKA
32. Reformer Jacob ___ : RIIS
35. Dukakis and Sununu : GOVERNORS
37. Barrister : ATTORNEY
38. Marbles : MIBS
40. Patriotic song : AMERICA
44. Street sign : ONEWAY
45. Ancient mariner : NOAH
46. Lone Ranger portrayer : MOORE
48. Nanook's place : IGLOO
49. Presbyter : ELDER
50. Flower in Ardennes : LESSE
51. Start of a Steinbeck title : EAST
52. Valley of the grapes : NAPA
53. Kukla friend : FRAN
54. Done, for short : THRU
57. ___ Aviv : TEL

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