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A. J. Santora
A. J. Santora

New York Times, Tuesday, October 12, 1982

Author:
A. J. Santora
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q X Y }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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. 12,026

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Headpiece : CAP
4
Univ. degrees : ABS
7
Units : MONADS
13
Esposito's Bruin teammate : ORR
14
Luna : MOON
16
Bell player in 1939 : AMECHE
17
Mayoral name: 1934–45 : FIORELLO
19
Least cooked : RAREST
20
Oscar winner: 1980 : ROBERTDENIRO
22
Cannes summers : ETES
23
Cookery spread : OLEO
24
Sovereign : LORD
28
Paco, e.g. : ORE
31
Actor in "The Gene Krupa Story" : SALMINEO
33
Lab vessel : ALUDEL
36
___-faire : LAISSEZ
37
Is able to : CAN
38
U.S.N. member : NLO
40
Ending for differ : ENT
41
New Year's ___ : EVE
42
Columbus was one : ITALIAN
44
Added flavor to : ZESTED
46
Joltin' Joe : DIMAGGIO
48
Tempe inst. : ASU
49
TV problem : SNOW
50
Diva Ponselle : ROSA
52
Ovine cries : MAAS
56
Oscar winner: 1953 : FRANKSINATRA
60
Stupid persons : DODOES
63
"Author! Author!" star : ALPACINO
64
Entombs : INURNS
65
Barney of boxing : ROSS
66
Author Yutang : LIN
67
Hex : VOODOO
68
Moist : WET
69
Ball holder : TEE
Down
1
___ de Perote (Mexican peak) : COFRE
2
In a tumult : ARIOT
3
Investigate : PROBE
4
U.S. citizen, e.g. : AMER
5
Thunder or dead follower : BOLT
6
Paesano's pittance, once : SOLDO
7
"The Great Caruso" actor : MARIOLANZA
8
Anagram for Roma : OMAR
9
Orange-flower oils : NEROLIS
10
Vic Raschi was one : ACE
11
Some A.L. batters : DHS
12
Harden : SET
15
Yule seasons : NOELS
18
Do a lawn job : RESOD
21
Fraser of tennis : NEALE
25
Beginning : ONSET
26
Actor Christopher : REEVE
27
Napped : DOZED
29
Break one's word : RENIG
30
Memorable governor at Hartford : ELLAGRASSO
32
Wee ones : MITES
33
Corrosives : ACIDS
34
___ Quarter : LATIN
35
S.A. palm tree : UNAMO
39
Kind of pizza : ONION
43
Peter from London : LAWFORD
45
Poisonous bush : SUMAC
47
Actor Werner : OSKAR
51
"On ___ Boat to China" : ASLOW
53
Like Pisa's tower : ATILT
54
Palmer : ARNIE
55
River of France : SAONE
57
River of Italy : RENO
58
___ dixit : IPSE
59
Cartoonist Thomas : NAST
60
Arith. area : DIV
61
Yoko : ONO
62
Pair : DUO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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