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A. J. Santora
A. J. Santora

New York Times, Saturday, October 21, 1967

Author:
A. J. Santora
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.40, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, 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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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,643
Across
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Negative. : NOT
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"Kinda." : SORTA
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Surpass. : CAP
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Chemical prefix. : OXA
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Charged particle. : ANION
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Tapered. : CONED
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Haight-Ashbury locale. : HIPPIEPAD
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Another: Fr. : AUTRE
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Dreamer. : IDEALIST
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___ gatherum, miscellaneous collection. : OMNIUM
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Kind of hydrate, in pharmacy. : TERPIN
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Kind of train: Abbr. : SPEC
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Noun suffix. : EAN
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Big-city problem. : RACERIOTS
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Practice an art. : ETCH
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Distinguish. : SEVERALIZE
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Cleaving tool. : FROE
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Give ___ chance. : AMANA
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Bridge coup. : SLAM
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Shrews. : TERMAGANTS
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River into the Elbe. : OHRE
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Dregs. : SEDIMENTS
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In the key ___. : OFE
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Swedish first name. : NILS
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Word of warning. : BEWARE
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Mod model. : TWIGGY
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Apportions. : PRORATES
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One ___ (a few). : ORTWO
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Financial center of a city. : THESTREET
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Small plateaus. : MESAS
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Western locale. : RANCH
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Initials in show biz. : RKO
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Dissenting vote. : NAY
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Stood. : AROSE
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Selective group in Washington. : SSS
Down
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Perfect game term. : NOHIT
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Chemical compound. : OXIDE
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Can a radio show. : TAPERECORD
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Attack with gusto. : SAILIN
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___ a million. : ONEIN
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Tears. : RIPS
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Exactly. : TOAT
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Plus. : AND
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Bellicose bodies. : COUNCILSOFWAR
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Against. : ANTI
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OAS member. : PERU
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Tourist's purchase. : CAMERA
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Party desig. : DEM
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Literary name. : PAPAHEMINGWAY
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Certain stage productions. : OPERAS
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Aromas. : SCENTS
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Provides with new workers. : REMANS
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En ___ (forward): Fr. : AVANT
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Some burners. : OILHEATERS
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White Russian ruler. : TZAR
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Dotted with stars, in heraldry. : SEME
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Little lizards. : EFTS
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Monkey puzzle, for one. : TREE
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With prudence. : SAGELY
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Yanqui's friends. : AMIGOS
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"___ land of the free ... " : OERTHE
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Pears. : BOSCS
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Sends out fumes. : REEKS
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These: Sp. : ESTOS
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Sawyer. : TOM
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Songbird. : WREN
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"___ great life ... " : ITSA
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Type of store: Abbr. : PHAR
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Gambler's haunt. : RENO
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Singer's syllable. : TRA

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

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