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A. J. Santora
A. J. Santora

WATERMARKS

New York Times, Sunday, January 21, 1962

Author: A. J. Santora
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 164, Blocks: 96, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { Q V }, Scrabble score: 662 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 129, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 16, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 22
A. J. Santora has 185 pre-Shortz puzzles and 68 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,573
Across Down
1. Future socialite. : SUBDEB
7. Frenzied. : AMOK
11. No more than. : MERE
15. Hemmed. : SEWN
19. Tragedian's lament. : THRENOS
21. Where Apia is. : UPOLU
22. Inland sea. : ARAL
23. M. Faure. : ELIE
24. Homeric. : ILIADIC
25. Highly popular recording. : BLUEDANUBEWALTZ
28. Hollywood name. : LADD
29. Fr. composer. : LALO
31. Tale of Nellie Forbush. : SOUTHPACIFIC
32. Tech grads: Abbr. : ENGS
33. Pesters. : TEASES
35. Mets' league: Abbr. : NAT
36. Refuse. : TRASH
37. Morays. : EELS
40. From ___ Z. : ATO
41. Sharpen. : HONE
42. Sunday talk: Abbr. : SER
43. Littoral. : COASTAL
45. Research rooms. : LABS
48. Insecticide. : DDT
50. Type of income. : RENTS
54. Express. : NONSTOP
55. Speech sound. : PALATAL
57. Freudian terms. : IDS
59. Type of grass. : OAT
60. College adjunct: Abbr. : ROTC
61. Skunk. : POLECAT
63. Reddish brown. : HENNA
65. Highway: Abbr. : RTE
66. Girl's name. : APHRA
68. Sluggish. : INERT
69. Below: Poet. : ADOWN
70. ___ boy! : ATTA
71. Greek dialect. : EOLIAN
74. Guides. : RULES
76. Meat counter item. : DAISYHAM
78. London street. : WATLING
80. Hands. : MEN
81. Covers over. : RECOATS
82. Vigorous. : ATHLETIC
84. A raceweek in England. : ASCOT
86. Cooperstown name. : MELOTT
87. Greenland Eskimos. : ITAS
88. World problem. : ATEST
90. ___ Rivoli. : RUEDE
92. Machinist's groove. : TSLOT
95. Dickens boy. : TIM
96. Girl's nickname. : KATIE
97. Lawmaker. : ENACTOR
100. Cab. : TAXI
101. Caucho. : ULE
102. ___ up (irate). : HET
103. Factory seconds. : REJECTS
105. American humorist. : BILLNYE
107. Pari ___ (equably): Lat. : PASSU
109. Work unit. : ERG
111. Oslo suburb. : AKER
112. Does an usher's job. : RESEATS
113. ___-la. : TRA
115. Poetic foot. : IAMB
117. Years. : AGE
119. Flightless bird. : KIWI
120. Former German President. : EBERT
122. The: It. : GLI
123. American poet. : BRYANT
126. Recruiting: Abbr. : RCTG
129. Merman role. : PANAMAHATTIE
132. Skyrocket. : ZOOM
134. Sword. : EPEE
135. Lillian Hellman play. : WATCHONTHERHINE
137. Motor launch. : PINNACE
139. Play division. : ACTI
140. Where Zeno lectured. : STOA
141. Desirous. : EAGER
142. Cement mixtures. : STUCCOS
143. Pillar: Prefix. : STYL
144. Care for. : TEND
145. Man's name. : ERNO
146. African fly. : TSETSE
1. Fence steps. : STILE
2. Tatar lancer. : UHLAN
3. Painting by Derain. : BRIDGEONTHETHAMES
4. Discovery of 1947. : DEADSEASCROLLS
5. Close. : END
6. Churn. : BOIL
7. Month: Abbr. : APL
8. Vole. : MOUSE
9. Margarines. : OLEOS
10. Spiral-horned antelope. : KUDU
11. Roughed up. : MANHANDLED
12. Boiled over. : ERUPTED
13. River into the Danube. : RABA
14. Votes in. : ELECTS
15. Lobster and crabmeat. : SEAFARE
16. Island in N. Y. Bay. : ELLIS
17. "The Sea ___," Laing novel. : WITCH
18. ___ Percé Indians. : NEZ
20. Vamose! : SCAT
21. Sub. : UBOAT
26. ___ time. : ATNO
27. Electricians. : WIRERS
30. Faithful: Poet. : LEAL
34. Comforter. : SOLACER
38. Tank carrier. : LST
39. Avast! : STOP
41. President's monogram. : HST
43. Type of store. : COOP
44. Philippine peak. : APO
46. Warnings of old. : ALARUMS
47. Michigan city. : BATTLECREEK
49. Pots and pans. : TINWARE
51. Headline of April, 1949. : NORTHATLANTICPACT
52. Rat-___. : TATTAT
53. Evaporates. : STEAMS
54. FDR measure. : NRA
55. Fountain ___. : PEN
56. Exclamations. : AHAS
58. O.T. book. : DANIEL
62. Of a line: Abbr. : LIN
64. Bob gently. : NOD
67. "I cannot tell ___." : ALIE
70. Shaw's home. : AYOTSTLAWRENCE
72. Opening, as in jet engines. : INTAKE
73. Stir up trouble. : AGITATE
75. Utter. : ENOUNCE
77. ___-free. : SCOT
78. Keep a vigil. : WAITUP
79. "The Hun." : ATTILA
83. This: Fr. : CET
84. To ___. : ATEE
85. Part of a silver set. : TEATRAY
86. Convened. : MET
89. Man of noble character. : SIRGALAHAD
91. Direct currents: Abbr. : DCS
93. Prefixes in chemistry. : OXYS
94. Foulard item. : TIE
98. Initials of British decoration. : OBE
99. Hazard. : RISK
102. Cheer. : HURRAH
104. Punch. : JAB
106. Waikiki adornment. : LEI
108. Typist's task. : STENCIL
110. ___ time (very prompt). : RIGHTON
112. Italian river. : RENO
114. Not more than. : ATMOST
116. Arachnid. : MITE
118. Star ___. : GAZER
120. Factor determining Easter calendar. : EPACT
121. Tetched. : BATTY
123. Where Patna is. : BIHAR
124. Rule. : REIGN
125. First-rate. : TOPS
127. Indians of Mexico. : TECOS
128. Honkers. : GEESE
130. Put up stakes. : ANTE
131. Myrtle. : TREE
133. Glove. : MITT
135. Lived. : WAS
136. Modernist. : NEO
138. Greek letters. : NUS

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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