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A. J. Santora
A. J. Santora

LITERARY SPOTLIGHT

New York Times, Sunday, January 24, 1965

Author: A. J. Santora
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 81, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 708 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 144, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 23
A. J. Santora has 185 pre-Shortz puzzles and 68 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,656
Across Down
1. Bay of the St. Lawrence. : GASPE
6. One of the family. : GRAMPA
12. "___ the Fall." : AFTER
17. Merton's name: Abbr. : THOS
21. Came up. : AROSE
22. Wilde and others. : OSCARS
23. Peat spade. : SLADE
24. Ghost: Dial. : HANT
25. Containing silver. : LUNAR
26. Epic of the 12th century. : POEMOFTHECID
28. Part of 54 Across. : UVEA
29. Author of "Ben Bolt." : ENGLISH
31. Novel of 1925. : AMERICANTRAGEDY
33. Short-order dish. : OMELET
35. Microscopic animal. : AMEBA
36. Interrupter's sound. : AHEM
37. Past. : AGO
38. Sides, in cricket. : OFFS
40. "Exodus" author. : URIS
42. German number. : EINS
44. Author Felix. : SALTEN
46. Utter, with sorrow. : SOBOUT
48. Type of tide. : NEAP
51. Name meaning healer. : ASA
52. Pale. : ASHY
53. Symbols in music. : CLEFS
54. Orb. : EYEBALL
56. Quintana ___, Mexican territory. : ROO
58. Pretend. : LETON
62. Pipe. : AIRDUCT
64. Lacquered metalware. : TOLE
65. Race: Prefix. : ETHNO
67. Addis Ababa's province. : SHOA
68. Ninth: Lat. prefix. : NONA
69. Saroyan novel. : THEHUMANCOMEDY
73. O. T. book: Abbr. : EZR
74. Final mark. : AVERAGE
76. Mineral. : SPAR
77. Talked loudly: Slang. : YAWPED
79. ___ coming. : HADIT
81. Greet, in a way. : NODTO
83. Feeling remorseful. : RUING
87. Card plays. : MELDS
88. Sometime. : ONEDAY
90. "___ Country." : AFAR
92. Portia's maid. : NERISSA
94. Part of Canada: Abbr. : ONT
95. Sometime English title of French opera. : TALESOFHOFFMAN
100. ___ stick (drumstick). : TYMP
103. Computer's need. : DATA
105. Emlyn Williams' birthplace. : WALES
106. Army term. : AWOL
107. Make cutouts. : SCISSOR
109. Fragrance. : SMELL
111. Family. : KIN
112. Record players. : STEREOS
114. The same. : DITTO
115. Anglo-Saxon historian. : BEDE
117. Direction. : SSW
119. Commercial abbreviation. : RECD
120. Very new. : REDHOT
121. House's partner. : SENATE
124. And others. : ETAL
126. Fuss. : TODO
128. Architect Saarinen. : EERO
129. Cuckoo. : ANI
130. Injury. : HARM
133. Hebrew bushels. : OMERS
136. Try again. : RETEST
138. Amy Lowell satire. : FABLEFORCRITICS
142. Foolish talk. : BLATHER
145. Both: Prefix. : AMBI
146. 1823 book. : ESSAYSOFELIA
148. Sheer linen. : TOILE
149. Play part. : ROLE
150. Asian group. : SEATO
151. Threshes. : FLAILS
152. Like a vase. : URNAL
153. Made angry. : IRED
154. ___ Lincoln, English bell. : TOMOF
155. In fine ___. : FETTLE
156. Very small. : PYGMY
1. Wisconsin novelist. : GALE
2. ___ for one's money. : ARUN
3. Story of Lourdes. : SONGOFBERNADETTE
4. 73 religious poems. : PSALMSOFDAVID
5. Ghostly. : EERIE
6. Minnesotan. : GOPHER
7. Ry. office: Brit. abbr. : RSO
8. Zoological ending. : ACEA
9. One of the family. : MAMMA
10. Introduction. : PROEM
11. ___ as a bird. : ASFREE
12. Part of the street scene. : ASHCANS
13. Insect. : FLEA
14. Peruvian region. : TACNA
15. Wharton. : EDITH
16. Amends. : REDRESS
17. Ruffian. : THUG
18. Attack. : HAVEAT
19. Nervous. : ONEDGE
20. Remain. : STAYON
27. Of a bone. : TIBIAL
30. Doll Tearsheet, for one. : SLUT
32. Menotti role. : AMAHL
34. Albee's "Alice." : TINY
38. Italic language. : OSCAN
39. Large book. : FOLIO
41. Boiled. : SEETHED
43. Andrea del ___. : SARTO
45. Alkalines. : LYES
47. Generally: Abbr. : USU
49. Ben Adhem. : ABOU
50. Deceives, in a way. : PALMSOFF
52. Top-rated. : AONE
54. Frome. : ETHAN
55. Vault. : LEAP
57. Mho's cousin. : OHM
59. Molnar drama. : THEPLAYSTHETHING
60. Seeped. : OOZED
61. Ointments. : NARDS
63. Lincoln, for one: Abbr. : CTR
65. Color. : ECRU
66. Botanical suffix. : ODY
70. Meredith hero's forte. : EGO
71. More prejudiced. : NARROWER
72. Vegetables. : YAMS
75. Condition: Fr. : ETAT
78. Award-winning movie. : WESTSIDESTORY
79. Cap and gown addenda. : HOODS
80. Where Hué is. : ANNAM
82. Home of D. H. Lawrence. : TAOS
84. Curve. : INFLECT
85. No one: Lat. abbr. : NEM
86. Shade of green. : GRASS
89. Nautical term. : YAW
91. Often-dropped item. : AHAT
93. Business abbreviation. : INC
96. Katrine. : LAKE
97. Ivy Leaguer. : ELI
98. Faculty in Austen title. : SENSE
99. Front. : FORE
101. Vehicle. : MOTOR
102. Chief: Prefix. : PROTO
104. Goya's Duchess. : ALBA
108. Suffix in chemistry. : IDE
110. Hades river. : LETHE
112. Pundits. : SWAMIS
113. Aroma. : ODOR
116. Most inattentive. : DEAFEST
118. Wolfe's "___ a Novel." : STORYOF
120. African pound. : ROTL
121. Expedition. : SAFARI
122. Charm. : ENAMOR
123. Small bite. : NIBBLE
125. Pardon. : LETOFF
127. Lower. : DEBASE
131. Rosy: It. : ROSEO
132. What Rayburn was called. : MRSAM
134. Garand. : RIFLE
135. Anglo-Saxon coin. : SCEAT
137. Consume. : EATUP
139. German song. : LIED
140. Roman consul. : CATO
141. Vent. : SLIT
143. Media's neighbor. : ELAM
144. Depend (on). : RELY
147. Unpropitious. : ILL

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 17 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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