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A. J. Santora
A. J. Santora

New York Times, Thursday, January 21, 1982

Author:
A. J. Santora
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
A. J. Santora has 185 pre-Shortz puzzles and 68 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,762

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Alloy in cheap jewelry : TOMBAC
7
___ Mahal : TAJ
10
STANding-room sign : SRO
13
Intellectual attitudes : STANCES
15
Dos Passos work : USA
16
Last round, usually : TEN
17
Subcontinent people : HINDUSTANIS
19
Formicary member : ANT
20
STANdoffish; diSTANt : ICY
21
___ Code, in military usage : ALFA
22
Kin of a muSTANg : PINTO
24
STANislaw's pastry : PIROG
26
Editor's STANd : DESK
27
Very foolish : INSANE
30
Cheers : HEARTENS
34
Alaskan naval base : SITKA
35
Like candles : WAXY
36
Wild ox : ANOA
37
Varnish : STAIN
38
Spanish queen : ENA
39
Pianist Rubinstein: 1829-94 : ANTON
40
Samovars : URNS
41
Impair : MAIM
42
Government issue : EBOND
43
Virginia Dare's people : SETTLERS
45
Retrenches : PRUNES
46
Greet from a diSTANce : HAIL
47
Austrian region : TIROL
49
Part of a RoSTANd opus : SCENE
51
"Plain" girl : JANE
52
Simple sugar : OSE
55
Cap : TAM
56
Stoppages : STANDSTILLS
60
___ diSTANce : ATA
61
Gumshoe : TEC
62
Kind of comic : STANDUP
63
Prefix with STANdard : NON
64
___ Lawn, Chicago suburb : OAK
65
Mean, as a critter : ORNERY
Down
1
African tongue : TSHI
2
Of hearing : OTIC
3
Numerous : MANY
4
U.S.M.C. musicians : BND
5
Kind of puncture : ACU
6
One of the Borgias : CESARE
7
Prickly pear : TUNA
8
"___ was saying . . . " : ASI
9
Manhattan College student : JASPER
10
Jazzman of the Big Band Era : STANKENTON
11
Lease : RENT
12
Aware of : ONTO
14
W.W. II town : STLO
18
Where Kabul is : AFGHANISTAN
23
City once called ConSTANtinople : ISTANBUL
24
Islamabad is its capital : PAKISTAN
25
___ inSTANt : INAN
26
Sun follower : DAY
27
Where Alexander defeated the Persians : ISSUS
28
Saltpetre : NITRE
29
Musial : STANTHEMAN
31
Test : EXAM
32
To Caesar, this was nemo : NOONE
33
Actress Diana: 1934-73 : SANDS
35
Have on : WEAR
39
This comes before space : AERO
41
Alice's boss on TV : MEL
44
STANds at anchor : LIESTO
45
Quickly, in music : PRESTO
48
Not Dems. or Reps. : INDS
49
Oliver's partner : STAN
50
___-nine-tails : CATO
51
Nicklaus or Sharkey : JACK
52
Ye ___ Tavern : OLDE
53
Disparage : SLUR
54
Spot in the diSTANce : ESPY
57
Don Meredith's quaff : TEA
58
Road binder : TAR
59
Hostel : INN

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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