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A. J. Santora
A. J. Santora

New York Times, Thursday, January 14, 1993

Author:
A. J. Santora
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { F J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
A. J. Santora has 185 pre-Shortz puzzles and 68 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,773
Across
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Get-up-and-go : PEP
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Blow the horn : TOOT
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Bout : SCRAP
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Compass rdg. : ENE
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Pongee fabric : HONAN
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Kind of closet : CHINA
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Woody Allen's homebody? : ANNIEHALL
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Stringency : RIGOR
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English field marshal-statesman : KITCHENER
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Witless : INANE
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Ally of "War Games" : SHEEDY
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Newsom of baseball fame : BOBO
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___ Mae Brown (Whoopi's Oscar-winning role) : ODA
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Get back in business : REOPEN
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N.C.A.A. Fighting Tigers : LSU
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Weapon for Laertes : RAPIER
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Actress Nelligan : KATE
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Bullish times : UPS
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Lattice : TRELLIS
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Extremely : TOO
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False testimony : LIES
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Working together, for short : INSYNC
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Posada : INN
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Wavering : UNSURE
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Rival of TNT : HBO
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Houston agcy. : NASA
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"___ would have it . . . " : ASLUCK
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V.I.P. Virginia family : ROBBS
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Lioness? : DENMOTHER
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Talk-show host Winfrey : OPRAH
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Zorba the sailor? : ATTICSALT
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Take the stump : ORATE
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___ naked : STARK
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Ending for percent : ILE
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Fantasies : MYTHS
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Gin-mill product : ALKY
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Amtrac lines : RYS
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Rooftop : PEAK
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Bandleader Skinnay ___ : ENNIS
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Confined quarters? : PENTHOUSES
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"___ of the Matter": Greene : THEHEART
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___ and aahed : OOHED
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"Knock ___ Door," 1949 film : ONANY
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Tall story : TALE
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Journalist : SCRIBE
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Large salmon : CHINOOK
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Latvian city : RIGA
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Presently : ANON
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Peel : PARE
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Arbitration gp. : NLRB
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Frappé : ICED
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Sen. Hatch of Utah : ORRIN
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Out-back seat? : PATIOCHAIR
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School Wellington attended : ETON
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___ tetra (aquarium fish) : NEON
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Beaut : LULU
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Aerial maneuver : SPIN
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Heavenly butter : ARIES
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Stylograph : PEN
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They, in Tours : ILS
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Bridge expert Culbertson : ELY
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Cheap, in slanguage : SCHLOCKY
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Tanning process? : SUNBATH
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Breakouts of sorts : RASHES
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. . . ands or ___ : BUTS
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Rehan and Huxtable : ADAS
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Conductor Dorati : ANTAL
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Gloater's look : SMIRK
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Kind of pool : KELLY
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Picasso's "The Blue ___" : ROOM
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Grand Ole ___ : OPRY
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Pestiferous kid : BRAT
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Singer Moten of "42d Street": 1933 : ETTA
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Hwys. : RTES

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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