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A. J. Santora
A. J. Santora

TERRA INCOGNITA

New York Times, Sunday, January 8, 1967

99-Across : Give a dry run.

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 crosswords 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
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Request. : ASKFOR
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Ten: Prefix. : DECA
106
Piglet. : SHOAT
109
Kind. : SORT
110
Ancestral home. : FATHERLAND
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Freeways. : PIKES
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Born. : NEE
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Altar: Sp. : ARA
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Spud. : SHOVEL
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For a song. : DIRTCHEAP
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___ mater. : DURA
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Angers. : IRES
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Constellation. : LYRA
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Layer. : STRATUM
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French glassware. : OPALINE
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Direction. : SSE
136
Greek letters. : ETAS
139
Notre Dame, for one. : EGLISE
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Site of the Bing Crosby Open. : PEBBLEBEACH
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Traditional heroines. : CINDERELLAS
144
Preliminaries. : TRIALS
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Chinese gelatine. : AGAR
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Until now. : TODATE
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Slavic name. : OLGA
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Rocks: Scot. : STANES
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Shoe sizes. : TENS
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Negotiated curves. : SNAKED
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Breads. : RYES
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Vaults. : SAFES
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Concise. : TERSE
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Betel palm. : ARECA
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North ___. : BYEAST
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Discalced. : SHOELESS
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___ polloi. : HOI
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Bagel. : ROLL
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Suggestion. : IDEA
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Furniture style. : MORRIS
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Witness of a sort. : POSITOR
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Mountain mint. : BASIL
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___ Bator. : ULAN
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Admiration societies. : FANCLUBS
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Metal pin. : FID
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Entryway feature. : STONESTEPS
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Tortrix. : MOTH
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External. : OUTER
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"Snow Maiden" and others. : OPERAS
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Color. : CERISE
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Hawthorne heroine. : HESTER
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Zouave's cousin. : SPAHI
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Allowed. : LICIT
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Foolish talk. : TOSH
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Worshipful. : ADORING
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Much-sighted object. : UFO
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Contract. : LEASE
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Imprint. : DINT
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Part of a keel. : SKEG
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The look, in Britain. : MOD
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Joan ___. : OFARC
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Man's slipper. : ROMEO
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Basis. : GROUNDWORK
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Kind of game. : CON
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Reporters of T.R.'s day. : MUCKRAKERS
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Baseball term. : DUSTINGOFF
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Money ___. : TOBURN
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Easy mark? : CLAYPIGEON
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Overhang. : EAVE
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Box. : SPAR
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Herrings: Dial. : RAUNS
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Bicycles. : RIDES
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Nourished. : FED
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Winter melon. : CASABA
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Scout org. : BSA
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University at Bethlehem. : LEHIGH
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Honest. : TRUE
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Subject for photography. : MOON
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Sub. : UBOAT
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___ Army, on the links. : ARNIES
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Rime. : FROST
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Vogue: Fr. : TON
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Famous Strip. : GAZA
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Epinicia. : ODES
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Headland. : RAS
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"___ Griffith Show." : THEANDY
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Tidal flow. : EAGRE
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Schedule. : SLATE
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Human quality. : EARTHINESS
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Impassive. : STOIC
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R. I. Senator. : PELL
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N.Y.C. bldg. : RCA
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Consignment: Abbr. : SHPT
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Western bloc. : OAS
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Training of horses. : DRESSAGE
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Egyptian souls. : AKHS
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Wobbled. : TEETERED
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Mountain in Egypt. : HOREB
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Woman. : EVE
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Conducts. : DIRECTS
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NCO. : SARGE
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Embraces. : ADOPTS
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Poet Brooke. : RUPERT
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Largest peninsula. : ARABIA
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Apportion. : RATION
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Wan look. : PALLOR
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Saint of June 17. : ALBAN
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Annealing ovens. : LEHRS
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Mathilda. : TILLY
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Custom. : USAGE
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Hills. : MESAS
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Renne's river. : ILLE
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Scrutinize. : SCAN
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Time ___ half. : ANDA
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N. of Nebr. : SDAK
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"When do we ___?" : EAT
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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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