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A. J. Santora
A. J. Santora

New York Times, Thursday, November 11, 1993

Author:
A. J. Santora
Editor:
Mel Taub
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 8, XRef: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
A. J. Santora has 185 pre-Shortz puzzles and 68 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 16,074
Across
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Little Scout : CUB
4
Impress clearly : ETCH
8
Morbid one : GHOUL
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Joined the mil. : ENL
14
Ending for buck : AROO
15
Humble : LOWLY
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Printing error : TYPO
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"STEIN Song" singer : RUDYVALLEE
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Cahn-STYNE song : ILLWALKALONE
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Computer pointer : MOUSE
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Cut out : EXCISED
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Gluts : ENGORGES
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Contestant : ENTRY
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Hair bands : FILLETS
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Exist : ARE
35
Sondheim-BernSTEIN song from "West Side Story" : IFEELPRETTY
38
Pat : DAB
40
Baltic nation : ESTONIA
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Sundering breach : CHASM
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"To a rag ___...": Kipling : ANDABONE
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Wireless inventor : MARCONI
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Programmed assembly-line worker : ROBOT
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STEIN line, in part : AROSEISAROSE
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"STEIN Song" town : ORONOMAINE
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George Bush's classmates : ELIS
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See 3 Down : VENTS
61
Marie Wilson role : IRMA
62
Calendar abbr. : TUE
63
Kind of daisy : OXEYE
64
Bumppo's quarry : DEER
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40 Across was one: Abbr. : SSR
Down
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Sri Lanka, once : CEYLON
2
Disconnect, in a way : UNPLUG
3
___ steam (lets it all out) : BLOWSOFF
4
His wife is a countess : EARL
5
Caroline Islands group : TRUK
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Artistic conclusion : CODA
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Games expert : HOYLE
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Quick look : GLANCE
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Golf feat, with 58 Down : HOLEIN
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Temple athlete : OWL
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Ending for mod or gran : ULE
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A solid caustic : LYE
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Clock : TIME
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Virgil's voice : VOX
20
Redwood nest : AERIE
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Defer : STAY
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Miscalculate : ERR
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Colorant : DYE
27
Joyousness : GLEE
28
Right-angle fittings : ELLS
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Dividing membranes : SEPTA
32
Video-game film : TRON
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___ packing (shoo) : SEND
35
Steel beam : IBAR
36
Royal headdress : TIARA
37
Low footstools : TABORETS
38
British mil. decoration : DCM
39
So that's it! : AHA
42
Barely enough, if at all : SCANTY
43
Sullen : MOROSE
45
Ancient Greek coin : OBOLUS
46
More meddlesome : NOSIER
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Vous ___ (you are) : ETES
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___ de guerre : NOM
50
"___ No," Loesser-STYNE song : ISAID
53
Sean's old sod : EIRE
54
Porter's "The Gypsy ___" : INME
55
Parch : SEAR
56
Ab ___ (from the beginning) : OVO
57
Kingly name : REX
58
See 9 Down : ONE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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

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