A. J. Santora
A. J. Santora 

New York Times, Friday, September 22, 1989

Author: A. J. Santora
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 12, XRef: 0
A. J. Santora has 130 pre-Shortz puzzles and 68 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. ___ War (race horse) : MANO
5. Borders on : ABUTS
10. N.F.L. player : RAM
13. Chinaware items : EWERS
15. Actor Williams : ROBIN
16. Conductor de Waart : EDO
17. Boston transit run or rink divider : THEBLUELINE
19. Rummy game : GIN
20. Actor Linden : HAL
21. Part of A.D. : ANNO
22. Next-to-last syllable : PENULT
24. Western capital : OLYMPIA
26. Noel singer : CAROLER
27. Quit it! : DESIST
28. Heavy weight : TON
29. Superstar : NAME
30. Short-story writer : OHENRY
32. Sutherland role : NORMA
33. Accelerate : REV
36. Bruins' former coach : OREILLY
38. Gal of songdom : SAL
39. Vote in : ELECT
41. Koch and Flynn : MAYORS
43. Leaping car : LENA
44. Precinct worker : POL
45. Covering worn over a boot : GAITER
49. Programs for committees : AGENDAS
51. Candid; honest : SINCERE
52. More snappish : TARTER
53. Founder of Kievan Russia : OLEG
54. Blockhead, in Brest : ANE
55. ___ jiffy : INA
56. Wales and Campbell, in hockey : CONFERENCES
59. Fall mo. : OCT
60. "What ___," 1939 film : ALIFE
61. Employ again : REUSE
62. Anne Lindbergh, ___ Morrow : NEE
63. Pause : LETUP
64. Makes a choice : OPTS
1. System : METHOD
2. Have ___ of a time (enjoy) : AWHALE
3. Bruins' Cam and family : NEELYS
4. Eye, in poesy : ORB
5. Place for a rink : ARENA
6. Machete : BOLO
7. ___ supra (as above, in law) : UBI
8. ___ Alley : TINPAN
9. Dirty look : SNEER
10. First team : REGULARS
11. Horns of ___ : ADILEMMA
12. Les Canadiens : MONTREAL
14. Paul Newman film : SLAPSHOT
18. Parson's role : UNITER
23. Actress Clare ___ : NONO
25. "O sole ___" : MIO
26. In a shy way : COYLY
28. Experiment : TRIAL
31. Remote telecasts : NEMOS
32. N.H.L. player : NYRANGER
33. Kinship : RELATION
34. Refinement : ELEGANCE
35. Worship : VENERATE
37. More sluggish : LOGIER
40. Argot : CANT
42. Set a dog on : SIC
44. Release, in a way : PAROLE
46. Kin of a demitasse : TEACUP
47. Hemingway or Lehman : ERNEST
48. Pee Wee's family : REESES
50. Paste-on : DECAL
51. Poet Wilbur's "Walking to ___" : SLEEP
53. "The Mask ___ Manchu," Karloff film : OFFU
57. Kind of picker : NIT
58. Modernist : NEO

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