It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker. Please consider supporting our site by purchasing an account.
A. J. Santora
A. J. Santora

New York Times, Friday, October 24, 1980

Author:
A. J. Santora
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.43, Missing: { J Q V Y Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
A. J. Santora has 185 pre-Shortz puzzles and 68 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
1
A
2
R
3
T
4
I
5
S
6
T
7
L
8
S
9
D
10
L
11
A
12
X
13
R
E
R
A
K
E
14
E
T
A
15
T
O
P
E
16
A
N
I
M
A
L
17
G
A
M
18
M
O
N
E
D
19
D
O
U
B
L
E
20
D
I
P
P
I
N
G
21
A
W
N
22
D
O
U
B
L
E
D
I
G
23
I
24
T
25
S
N
E
26
E
27
S
E
L
E
N
E
28
A
T
O
29
P
30
A
T
T
E
31
S
A
32
L
M
O
N
33
S
34
A
35
M
O
A
36
S
E
E
N
O
37
P
L
A
S
M
38
A
39
A
40
C
41
E
T
A
42
A
L
I
43
I
D
44
O
L
U
M
45
F
46
E
47
L
48
L
49
S
I
N
50
G
L
E
F
I
L
E
51
S
52
S
I
A
53
S
I
N
G
L
E
S
T
I
54
C
K
E
R
55
C
56
H
A
P
E
R
O
N
57
I
D
O
I
D
O
58
I
R
I
S
59
E
T
E
60
C
L
I
M
E
S
61
D
E
L
62
E
S
E
63
S
E
N
O
R
A
© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,308
Across
1. Musician or dancer : ARTIST
7. Acid : LSD
10. Remiss : LAX
13. Clean up leaves again : RERAKE
14. Arrival-time abbr. : ETA
15. Tipple : TOPE
16. Critter : ANIMAL
17. Hoodwinked : GAMMONED
19. Receiving two pensions : DOUBLEDIPPING
21. Beard of grain : AWN
22. ___ inflation (campaign issue) : DOUBLEDIGIT
25. Snicker follower : SNEE
27. Moon goddess : SELENE
28. From ___ Z : ATO
29. French poodle's paw : PATTE
31. Shade of pink : SALMON
33. Where Apia is : SAMOA
36. "___ evil . . . " : SEENO
37. Red Cross need : PLASMA
39. Vinegars : ACETA
42. Loser to Holmes : ALI
43. Fallacy : IDOLUM
45. Chop down : FELL
49. Marches, Indian style : SINGLEFILES
52. New Mexico Indian : SIA
53. Sloop : SINGLESTICKER
55. Duenna : CHAPERON
57. Broadway title : IDOIDO
58. Eye part : IRIS
59. Season at Cannes : ETE
60. Poetic regions : CLIMES
61. Actor Duilio ___ Prete : DEL
62. Ending for Siam : ESE
63. Lady of Spain : SENORA
Down
1. Plowed fields at haciendas : ARADAS
2. Eclat : RENOWN
3. Being three in one : TRIUNE
4. Metrical foot : IAMB
5. Old Norse bard : SKALD
6. Bony fish : TELEOST
7. Plain, as handwriting : LEGIBLE
8. Salt or sugar : STAPLE
9. Throws cold water on : DAMPENS
10. Off-the-tee phase of golf : LONGGAME
11. Hairy or Barbary : APE
12. ___ out (removed) : XED
15. Morrison or Tennille : TONI
18. Area in Asia and Africa : MIDEAST
20. MacDonald-Eddy offering : DUET
23. Pour ___ (overwhelm) : ITON
24. ___ avail (useless) : TONO
26. Heroic verse : EPOS
30. Pooh creator : AAMILNE
32. Ferdinand creator : LEAF
33. Health clubs : SPAS
34. "___ Want for Christmas . . . " : ALLI
35. Kin of a topgallant : MAINSAIL
38. To ___ (somewhat) : ADEGREE
39. Receiver of property title, in law : ALIENEE
40. ___-de-sac (blind alleys) : CULS
41. Ipecacs, e.g. : EMETICS
44. Feast ___ (Purim) : OFLOTS
46. Husky driver : ESKIMO
47. Berlin songs : LIEDER
48. Julius of songdom : LAROSA
50. Prepares fish for cooking : GIPS
51. Edge through a crowd : SIDLE
54. Lincoln or Susan B. Anthony : COIN
55. El ___, saga hero : CID
56. Otho's govt. : HRE

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

Found bugs or have suggestions?

Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

|