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A. J. Santora
A. J. Santora

TERRA INCOGNITA

New York Times, Sunday, January 8, 1967

Author:
A. J. Santora
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 83, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 679 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 154, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 15, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 25
A. J. Santora has 185 pre-Shortz puzzles and 68 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,357
Across
1. Attempt. : STAB
5. Sea food. : SHRIMP
11. Devotee. : BUFF
15. Kiss: Slang. : SMOOCH
21. Ethereal. : AERY
22. Jinx. : HOODOO
23. Kirghiz range. : ALAI
24. Hairpiece. : TOUPEE
25. 1848 political group. : FREESOILERS
27. Little Leaguers, once. : SANDLOTTERS
29. Flee. : ESCAPE
30. Suborder of gulls. : LARI
31. Letterhead abbreviation. : INC
32. Come into. : INHERIT
33. Product of evaporation. : SEASALT
35. Language: Abbr. : ITAL
37. Magazine man. : LUCE
39. Demolish. : RASE
40. Ireland. : THEOLDSOD
43. Islamic doctrine. : SUFISM
45. Sun. talk. : SER
46. See 104 Down. : ORG
49. Japanese Americans. : ISSEI
50. Nadir, pricewise. : ROCKBOTTOM
53. Wade across. : FORD
55. Verbal negative. : SHANT
57. Deer. : ROES
58. Evolves. : EDUCES
62. ___-propre. : AMOUR
64. Putting by. : STORING
66. Paper size: Abbr. : FCP
68. Crash of thunder. : CLAP
69. For repeated service. : REUSABLE
72. Crib. : BIN
73. Receptions. : TEAS
74. Shrubby pepper. : KAVA
75. Bruise. : CONTUSE
76. Fenders. : MUDGUARDS
79. Chicken. : FRYER
80. Shore. : DINAH
81. Galena. : ORE
82. Laredo ___, pre-Batista President. : BRU
83. Set ___. : ATRAP
85. Frocks. : GOWNS
87. Siderite. : IRONSTONE
90. Bet men. : BOOKIES
93. Work like ___. : ADOG
94. Alaska's first Governor. : EGAN
95. "Bali ___." : HAI
96. Bagatelle, French style. : SANSEGAL
97. Cold reading. : ZERO
98. Sounds of appreciation. : AHS
99. Give a dry run. : PRETEST
102. Trillion: Prefix. : TREGA
103. Request. : ASKFOR
105. Ten: Prefix. : DECA
106. Piglet. : SHOAT
109. Kind. : SORT
110. Ancestral home. : FATHERLAND
114. Freeways. : PIKES
116. Born. : NEE
117. Altar: Sp. : ARA
120. Spud. : SHOVEL
121. For a song. : DIRTCHEAP
124. ___ mater. : DURA
126. Angers. : IRES
127. Constellation. : LYRA
128. Layer. : STRATUM
132. French glassware. : OPALINE
134. Direction. : SSE
136. Greek letters. : ETAS
139. Notre Dame, for one. : EGLISE
140. Site of the Bing Crosby Open. : PEBBLEBEACH
142. Traditional heroines. : CINDERELLAS
144. Preliminaries. : TRIALS
145. Chinese gelatine. : AGAR
146. Until now. : TODATE
147. Slavic name. : OLGA
148. Rocks: Scot. : STANES
149. Shoe sizes. : TENS
150. Negotiated curves. : SNAKED
151. Breads. : RYES
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1. Vaults. : SAFES
2. Concise. : TERSE
3. Betel palm. : ARECA
4. North ___. : BYEAST
5. Discalced. : SHOELESS
6. ___ polloi. : HOI
7. Bagel. : ROLL
8. Suggestion. : IDEA
9. Furniture style. : MORRIS
10. Witness of a sort. : POSITOR
11. Mountain mint. : BASIL
12. ___ Bator. : ULAN
13. Admiration societies. : FANCLUBS
14. Metal pin. : FID
15. Entryway feature. : STONESTEPS
16. Tortrix. : MOTH
17. External. : OUTER
18. "Snow Maiden" and others. : OPERAS
19. Color. : CERISE
20. Hawthorne heroine. : HESTER
26. Zouave's cousin. : SPAHI
28. Allowed. : LICIT
34. Foolish talk. : TOSH
36. Worshipful. : ADORING
38. Much-sighted object. : UFO
41. Contract. : LEASE
42. Imprint. : DINT
43. Part of a keel. : SKEG
44. The look, in Britain. : MOD
46. Joan ___. : OFARC
47. Man's slipper. : ROMEO
48. Basis. : GROUNDWORK
51. Kind of game. : CON
52. Reporters of T.R.'s day. : MUCKRAKERS
54. Baseball term. : DUSTINGOFF
56. Money ___. : TOBURN
59. Easy mark? : CLAYPIGEON
60. Overhang. : EAVE
61. Box. : SPAR
63. Herrings: Dial. : RAUNS
65. Bicycles. : RIDES
66. Nourished. : FED
67. Winter melon. : CASABA
70. Scout org. : BSA
71. University at Bethlehem. : LEHIGH
73. Honest. : TRUE
76. Subject for photography. : MOON
77. Sub. : UBOAT
78. ___ Army, on the links. : ARNIES
79. Rime. : FROST
84. Vogue: Fr. : TON
85. Famous Strip. : GAZA
86. Epinicia. : ODES
88. Headland. : RAS
89. "___ Griffith Show." : THEANDY
91. Tidal flow. : EAGRE
92. Schedule. : SLATE
94. Human quality. : EARTHINESS
96. Impassive. : STOIC
99. R. I. Senator. : PELL
100. N.Y.C. bldg. : RCA
101. Consignment: Abbr. : SHPT
104. Western bloc. : OAS
105. Training of horses. : DRESSAGE
107. Egyptian souls. : AKHS
108. Wobbled. : TEETERED
111. Mountain in Egypt. : HOREB
112. Woman. : EVE
113. Conducts. : DIRECTS
115. NCO. : SARGE
117. Embraces. : ADOPTS
118. Poet Brooke. : RUPERT
119. Largest peninsula. : ARABIA
122. Apportion. : RATION
123. Wan look. : PALLOR
125. Saint of June 17. : ALBAN
127. Annealing ovens. : LEHRS
129. Mathilda. : TILLY
130. Custom. : USAGE
131. Hills. : MESAS
133. Renne's river. : ILLE
135. Scrutinize. : SCAN
137. Time ___ half. : ANDA
138. N. of Nebr. : SDAK
141. "When do we ___?" : EAT
143. Plage season. : ETE

Answer summary: 14 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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