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A. J. Santora
A. J. Santora

New York Times, Thursday, January 26, 1956

Author:
A. J. Santora
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.60, Missing: { F J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 94, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
A. J. Santora has 185 pre-Shortz puzzles and 68 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,403
Across
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Refuse from sugar cane. : BAGASSE
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Peddlars. : PACKMEN
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Drive. : OPERATE
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Geometric curve. : EVOLUTE
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Muscle that turns. : ROTATOR
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F. D. R.'s family. : DELANOS
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New York time. : EST
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Spring flower. : IRIS
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Quarrels: Colloq. : RUNINS
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New Englanders' characteristics. : YANKEEISMS
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Sinclair Lewis hero. : CASS
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Inserted as something additional. : RANIN
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___ victis (woe to the conquered): Lat. : VAE
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Eye sockets. : ORBITS
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Impassively. : STOICISM
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Hollywood landmarks. : STUDIOS
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Landward. : ONSHORE
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Notre Dame's Brennan, et al. : TERENCES
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Obtained by craft. : STOLEN
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High school mathematics: Abbr. : ALG
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Lunch room. : DINER
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Clean up: Dial. : REDD
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Gear for telephone operators. : HEADPIECES
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Clara Bow. : ITGIRL
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Danube tributary. : SAVA
54
Sand bank off a mainland. : CAY
57
Cellar storage space. : COALBIN
59
Certain railroad cars. : TENDERS
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Yellowish-green silicate. : EPIDOTE
62
Musical term. : ANDANTE
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Eased up. : RELAXED
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More hardy. : STOUTER
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Dull conversationalist. : BORE
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G. I.'s overseas addresses. : APOS
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Presidential address. : GETTYSBURG
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Constellation. : ARA
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Dress material. : SATIN
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Symbolic bird. : STORK
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More ghostly. : EERIER
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Child: Comb. form. : PED
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Dislikes. : AVERSIONS
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Writer with a by-line. : COLUMNIST
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Hooded unions. : KLANS
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Paul of Broadway. : MUNI
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Buttonless jacket. : ETON
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Condition: Suffix. : NESS
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Bodies of water. : SEAS
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Notwithstanding. : ASIDE
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Preposition used in division. : INTO
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___ Rica. : COSTA
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Russian co-operative. : ARTEL
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Shading off to a bluish-purple. : VIOLESCENT
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___ as a beet. : ASRED
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Remove errors. : EMEND
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Excitable person. : TINDERBOX
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Park Avenue resident. : SOCIALITE
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Odd job. : CHORE
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Thrill, in jive talk. : SEND
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Fall months: Abbr. : SEPS
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Cowboy gear, south of the border. : RIATAS
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Character in "The Master Builder." : HILDA
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Incident. : EVENT
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Slangy promise of action. : CANDO
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Pastry specialist. : ICER
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European shark. : TOPE
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Short for Abigail. : GAIL
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Skill of an Italian painter. : ARTE
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River into the North Sea. : YSER
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Newsman Brooks. : NED
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Girl child: Abbr. : DAU

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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