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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
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1. Negative. : NOT
4. "Kinda." : SORTA
9. Surpass. : CAP
12. Chemical prefix. : OXA
13. Charged particle. : ANION
14. Tapered. : CONED
16. Haight-Ashbury locale. : HIPPIEPAD
18. Another: Fr. : AUTRE
19. Dreamer. : IDEALIST
20. ___ gatherum, miscellaneous collection. : OMNIUM
21. Kind of hydrate, in pharmacy. : TERPIN
22. Kind of train: Abbr. : SPEC
23. Noun suffix. : EAN
24. Big-city problem. : RACERIOTS
29. Practice an art. : ETCH
31. Distinguish. : SEVERALIZE
32. Cleaving tool. : FROE
33. Give ___ chance. : AMANA
34. Bridge coup. : SLAM
35. Shrews. : TERMAGANTS
37. River into the Elbe. : OHRE
38. Dregs. : SEDIMENTS
39. In the key ___. : OFE
40. Swedish first name. : NILS
41. Word of warning. : BEWARE
44. Mod model. : TWIGGY
47. Apportions. : PRORATES
49. One ___ (a few). : ORTWO
50. Financial center of a city. : THESTREET
51. Small plateaus. : MESAS
52. Western locale. : RANCH
53. Initials in show biz. : RKO
54. Dissenting vote. : NAY
55. Stood. : AROSE
56. Selective group in Washington. : SSS
1. Perfect game term. : NOHIT
2. Chemical compound. : OXIDE
3. Can a radio show. : TAPERECORD
4. Attack with gusto. : SAILIN
5. ___ a million. : ONEIN
6. Tears. : RIPS
7. Exactly. : TOAT
8. Plus. : AND
9. Bellicose bodies. : COUNCILSOFWAR
10. Against. : ANTI
11. OAS member. : PERU
14. Tourist's purchase. : CAMERA
15. Party desig. : DEM
17. Literary name. : PAPAHEMINGWAY
20. Certain stage productions. : OPERAS
22. Aromas. : SCENTS
24. Provides with new workers. : REMANS
25. En ___ (forward): Fr. : AVANT
26. Some burners. : OILHEATERS
27. White Russian ruler. : TZAR
28. Dotted with stars, in heraldry. : SEME
29. Little lizards. : EFTS
30. Monkey puzzle, for one. : TREE
31. With prudence. : SAGELY
36. Yanqui's friends. : AMIGOS
39. "___ land of the free . . . " : OERTHE
41. Pears. : BOSCS
42. Sends out fumes. : REEKS
43. These: Sp. : ESTOS
44. Sawyer. : TOM
45. Songbird. : WREN
46. "___ great life . . . " : ITSA
47. Type of store: Abbr. : PHAR
48. Gambler's haunt. : RENO
50. 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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