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A. J. Santora
A. J. Santora

THE WIDE, WIDE WORLD

New York Times, Sunday, November 13, 1960

Author:
A. J. Santora
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.34, Missing: { X Z }, Scrabble score: 662 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 138, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 13, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 38
A. J. Santora has 185 pre-Shortz puzzles and 68 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,139
Across
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Locale of the English Derby. : EPSOM
6
Border on. : ABUT
10
Part of a French knot. : LOOP
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Settled up. : PAID
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Dress material. : DOTTEDSWISS
21
Bird dog. : IRISHSETTER
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Crash diet of a sort. : SPARTANFARE
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Imaginary team. : ALLAMERICAN
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___-American culture. : EURO
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___ ex machina. : DEUS
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Time of day. : THREE
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Canadian coastal city. : STJOHNS
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Stereo items. : LPS
33
Defoe character. : MOLL
34
3,295,000 American girls. : GSA
35
Want ___. : ADS
37
Cask. : TUN
38
Think. : FEEL
39
Curtain material. : CRETON
41
Boy: Lat. : PUER
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Wheat, in France. : BLE
46
Work units. : ERGONS
49
Kind of dance. : TOE
50
Take ___ (go for a ride). : ASPIN
52
Utopian. : IDEAL
54
A fine how-___-do. : DOYOU
55
Table linens. : DAMASKS
58
Hint at. : INSINUATE
60
Pre-___. : EMPT
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Traffic sound effect. : TOOTTOOT
62
Forceful. : ENERGETIC
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Turkish bath employe. : MASSEUR
65
German river. : EDER
66
Discourse. : SPEAK
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Explosive. : TNT
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Now or later. : ANYTIME
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Enzyme. : ASE
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Vehicle. : CART
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English bank item: Abbr. : CHQ
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Remnants. : SHREDS
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Plane figures. : PENTAGONS
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Traffic jam. : PILEUP
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Up: Dial. : OOP
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Lose color. : FADE
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Indian ___ (piñon). : NUT
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Fops: Slang. : LADEDAS
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Than: Ger. : ALS
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Fillets in architecture. : ORLES
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Servicewomen. : WACS
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Print. : GRAVURE
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Daily food allowances. : DIETARIES
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Leap year activities. : MANHUNTS
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Well-known Latin duo. : ETTU
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Certain TV performers. : ADLIBBERS
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Speech. : ORATION
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Cubed. : DICED
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Irishmen. : GAELS
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Cook-out. : ROAST
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Lawyer: Abbr. : ATT
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Moses' father-in-law. : JETHRO
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"Hawaiian ___." : EYE
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Lewis hero. : CASS
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Plant pest. : THRIPS
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Dice. : CUBE
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Man's nickname. : MOE
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Cauliflower ___. : EAR
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Pronoun. : ONE
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C.P.A.'s. : AUDS
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Nickname in theatre lore. : FLO
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Laundry necessities. : BLUINGS
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___ hand. : LENDA
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In German, it's Eger. : OHRE
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Blarney. : FLAM
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Decoction from wintergreen. : CANADIANTEA
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Fur. : PERSIANLAMB
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House pets. : SIAMESECATS
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Donor of a sort. : INDIANGIVER
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Leather: Fr. : CUIR
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Bear: Ital. : ORSO
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Important science: Abbr. : ECON
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Plant seed. : SPORE
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Type of toaster. : POPUP
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Atlas and Polaris. : STARS
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Other: Span. : OTRO
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Intersected. : MET
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Very bad. : AWFUL
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Prejudice. : BIAS
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American militia: Abbr. : USR
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African pest. : TSETSE
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Blifil, for one. : LIAR
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French city. : ORLEANS
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Lubricated. : OILED
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O.T. book: Abbr. : PSA
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Forswearing. : PERJURING
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Noun-forming suffix. : ATION
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Hankering. : ITCH
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Decanal stall occupant. : DEAN
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Grooves. : DADOES
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Leader. : SNELL
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"___ Pinafore." : HMS
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Seven: Ital. : SETTE
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Hospital grads: Abbr. : RNS
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Mexican ___ dance. : HAT
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French for "detailed." : MENU
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Originally German dogs. : GREATDANES
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Fish lures. : SPINNERS
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Tread. : FOOTSTEP
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French noble. : COMTE
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Kiln. : OAST
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Remove from office. : UNSEAT
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Defeat a powerful opponent. : BEATTHEDUTCH
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Part of Paris. : LATINQUARTER
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Chosen. : ELECT
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Swellings. : EDEMAS
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Bullfight, for example. : ROMANHOLIDAY
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Hit musical role. : GYPSYROSELEE
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Truth, in Chinese philosophy. : TAO
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Kitchen utensil. : PIEPAN
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Proper. : DUE
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___ mi. : DORE
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German town; Dutch town. : SOEST
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U. N. police action. : KOREANWAR
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Annoy. : IRK
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Sounds from a banjo. : TUMS
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Image: Comb. form. : EID
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Adhesive. : SCOTCHTAPE
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Mineral from Norway. : CLEVEITE
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Flower. : PALEROSE
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Ancient city of Turkey. : EDESSA
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Indian of Brazil. : GUANA
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Equals. : PARS
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Greek mountain. : IDA
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Counterfeit. : PSEUDO
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Young hens. : FRIERS
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Long ton: Abbr. : LGTN
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Maxim. : ADAGE
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Eye. : ORB
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Costumes. : SUITS
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Sesame. : TIL
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He takes French leave. : ABSCONDER
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Cecropia. : MOTH
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Negative. : NOT
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Social buds. : DEBS
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Wall and others. : STREETS
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Jewish. : JUDEAN
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Sponsorship. : AEGIS
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Stick. : ROD
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How the blackbirds were baked. : INAPIE
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Italian senate. : CURIA
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Indiana Indian. : MIAMI
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Constellation. : ALTAR
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Bret Harte's Chinaman. : AHSIN
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Yellow: Comb. form. : FLAVO
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Debussy piece. : LAMER
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Spanish card game. : OMBRE
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Science degrees. : BCS
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Secular. : LAIC
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Tow-toed sloth. : UNAU
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Engineers' group: Abbr. : SAE
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Part of Ovid's name. : NASO
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Church calendar. : ORDO
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Saucy. : FLIP
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Sgt. : NCO
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Stenographer's abbreviation. : ENC
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Rejects: Slang. : NGS

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 27 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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