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A. J. Santora
A. J. Santora

NEW YORK TRIP

New York Times, Sunday, January 15, 1984

Author:
A. J. Santora
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J Z }, Scrabble score: 576 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 109, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 15, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
A. J. Santora has 185 pre-Shortz puzzles and 68 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,486
Across
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Gold, to Cortés : ORO
4
Dandies : FOPS
8
___ plume : NOMDE
13
Kind of acid : NITRIC
19
Corral : PEN
20
Germ for a Madison Ave. product : IDEA
21
French spa : EVIAN
22
Stupid behavior : IDIOCY
23
Hill "carpenter" : ANT
24
Where to see Atlas : ROCKEFELLERCENTER
27
Annealing ovens : LEHRS
29
Natural resource : OIL
30
Gramps, e.g. : REL
31
Sphere preceder : HEMI
32
"Ida, ___ Apple Cider" : SWEETAS
34
Pickle maker's purchase : TARRAGON
37
Kin of Mr. : ESQ
40
Ingredient of some muffins : BRAN
41
Violent Adriatic wind : BORA
42
Ditto : SAME
43
Throwaway found on 42d St. : STUB
45
W.W. II guns : BRENS
46
Keynote : ORATE
48
Light ammo : BBS
49
Asian weight unit : TAEL
50
TV talk show: 1950–51 : BROADWAYOPENHOUSE
54
Triborough starter : TEE
55
Cross : ROOD
56
Wallach from Brooklyn : ELI
57
Fire Island hues : TANS
58
Better : AMEND
60
Animator's need : INK
61
In medias ___ : RES
62
Pianist Gilels : EMIL
64
Without : SANS
65
Hybrid primrose : OXLIP
68
Subject of a 1906 hit song : CHINATOWN
72
Ben Adhem's group : TRIBE
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Cell: Comb. form : CYTO
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Sojourn : STAY
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Spaceman Solo : HAN
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Sight from Long Island : SEA
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___ Penh, Cambodia : PHNOM
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Arrived : CAME
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Self : EGO
83
What a treas. accounts for : DLRS
84
Toady's reply : YES
85
Huber's TV show: 1950–51 : ICOVERTIMESSQUARE
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Shelton of "Annie" : REID
93
Memorabilia : ANA
94
Fiber plant : SISAL
95
Canned fish : TUNNY
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Calendar used at St. Patrick's : ORDO
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The Tombs, to a con : STIR
99
Koppel and Nugent : TEDS
100
Bacon part : RIND
101
Moynihan or D'Amato from N.Y. : SEN
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Inducted one : SELECTEE
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With the exception of : SAVEFOR
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Summit : APEX
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Gotham beginner : GEE
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Chit : IOU
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Tomato blight : EDEMA
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Dos Passos novel : MANHATTANTRANSFER
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Beam : RAY
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Quantity : AMOUNT
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Rubber basis : LATEX
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Father : SIRE
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Letter before sigma : RHO
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Strike out : DELETE
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___ France : ILEDE
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Part of U.S.M.A. : ACAD
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Penn ___, N.Y. resort : YAN
Down
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Milky gems : OPALS
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Freshen : RENEW
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Bowling term for a hit : ONTHEBROOKLYNSIDE
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"The ___ wisest . . . ": Milton : FIRSTAND
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French king: 888–98 : ODO
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Bill of cowboy renown : PECOS
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Munro : SAKI
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Old salt's clock : NEF
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Regard too highly : OVERRATE
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Coe or Ovett : MILER
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Cowboys' home : DALLAS
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N.Y.-to-N. Eng. dir. : ENE
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Gentility : NICENESS
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Footnote word : IDEM
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Most petite : TINIEST
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Decay : ROT
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Surface for the Ranger sextet : ICE
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Minsky's Lili St. ___ : CYR
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Marine air station in Calif. : ELTORO
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Geometric figure : RHOMBUS
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Scan a page again : REREAD
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Retort : ANSWER
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Not care ___ : ARAP
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African land : GABON
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Famed N.Y.C. vessel : STATENISLANDFERRY
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Boxing's Marquis of ___ rules : QUEENSBERRY
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Like a stripling : BOYISH
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Extorted : BLED
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Razzes at Yankee Stadium : BRONXCHEERS
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Being : ENTITY
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Con ___ (mus. dir.) : BRIO
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Actor Clunes : ALEC
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Gloriole : HALO
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N.Y.C. river : EAST
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Deface : MAR
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Joins : ENTERS
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Pasture sound : MAA
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Westernizer of Japan : ITO
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Apple: Comb. form : POMI
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"Woe ___!" : ISME
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Hailey book : WHEELS
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Slow horses : NAGS
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Affluence : EASE
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Cosa ___ : NOSTRA
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Heat: Comb. form : PYRO
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Environment : CONTEXT
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Make use (of) : AVAIL
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Importuned, in a way : DUNNED
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Tape cartridge : CASSETTE
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Giggled : TITTERED
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Conversational cliché : ISEE
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Words on some Japanese imports : MADEIN
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Trembled : QUIVERED
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TV show host : DONAHUE
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Kingly : REGNAL
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French demonstrative : CETTE
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Of ascetic Islamic mysticism : SUFIC
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Birthplace of G.R.F. : OMAHA
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Smooth fabric : RAYON
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Gasp : PANT
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Greek peak : OSSA
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Hopping ___ : MAD
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Soul, in Amiens : AME
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Lon ___, Asian leader : NOL
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Winner at Madison Square Garden: Sept. 1977 : ALI
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Tool for Ali Baba : AXE
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Seaver stat. : ERA

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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