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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 Down
1. Locale of the English Derby. : EPSOM
6. Border on. : ABUT
10. Part of a French knot. : LOOP
14. Settled up. : PAID
18. Dress material. : DOTTEDSWISS
21. Bird dog. : IRISHSETTER
25. Crash diet of a sort. : SPARTANFARE
26. Imaginary team. : ALLAMERICAN
27. ___-American culture. : EURO
28. ___ ex machina. : DEUS
29. Time of day. : THREE
31. Canadian coastal city. : STJOHNS
32. 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
43. 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
61. Traffic sound effect. : TOOTTOOT
62. Forceful. : ENERGETIC
63. Turkish bath employe. : MASSEUR
65. German river. : EDER
66. Discourse. : SPEAK
67. Explosive. : TNT
68. Now or later. : ANYTIME
69. Enzyme. : ASE
70. Vehicle. : CART
71. English bank item: Abbr. : CHQ
72. Remnants. : SHREDS
73. Plane figures. : PENTAGONS
76. Traffic jam. : PILEUP
79. Up: Dial. : OOP
80. Lose color. : FADE
81. Indian ___ (piñon). : NUT
82. Fops: Slang. : LADEDAS
83. Than: Ger. : ALS
84. Fillets in architecture. : ORLES
85. Servicewomen. : WACS
87. Print. : GRAVURE
88. Daily food allowances. : DIETARIES
91. Leap year activities. : MANHUNTS
93. Well-known Latin duo. : ETTU
94. Certain TV performers. : ADLIBBERS
95. Speech. : ORATION
96. Cubed. : DICED
97. Irishmen. : GAELS
98. Cook-out. : ROAST
100. Lawyer: Abbr. : ATT
101. Moses' father-in-law. : JETHRO
102. "Hawaiian ___." : EYE
103. Lewis hero. : CASS
105. Plant pest. : THRIPS
108. Dice. : CUBE
109. Man's nickname. : MOE
110. Cauliflower ___. : EAR
112. Pronoun. : ONE
113. C.P.A.'s. : AUDS
114. Nickname in theatre lore. : FLO
117. Laundry necessities. : BLUINGS
121. ___ hand. : LENDA
123. In German, it's Eger. : OHRE
124. Blarney. : FLAM
125. Decoction from wintergreen. : CANADIANTEA
127. Fur. : PERSIANLAMB
130. House pets. : SIAMESECATS
131. Donor of a sort. : INDIANGIVER
132. Leather: Fr. : CUIR
133. Bear: Ital. : ORSO
134. Important science: Abbr. : ECON
135. Plant seed. : SPORE
1. Ford. : EDSEL
2. Type of toaster. : POPUP
3. Atlas and Polaris. : STARS
4. Other: Span. : OTRO
5. Intersected. : MET
6. Very bad. : AWFUL
7. Prejudice. : BIAS
8. American militia: Abbr. : USR
9. African pest. : TSETSE
10. Blifil, for one. : LIAR
11. French city. : ORLEANS
12. Lubricated. : OILED
13. O.T. book: Abbr. : PSA
14. Forswearing. : PERJURING
15. Noun-forming suffix. : ATION
16. Hankering. : ITCH
17. Decanal stall occupant. : DEAN
19. Grooves. : DADOES
20. Leader. : SNELL
22. "___ Pinafore." : HMS
23. Seven: Ital. : SETTE
24. Hospital grads: Abbr. : RNS
30. Mexican ___ dance. : HAT
33. French for "detailed." : MENU
34. Originally German dogs. : GREATDANES
36. Fish lures. : SPINNERS
38. Tread. : FOOTSTEP
39. French noble. : COMTE
40. Kiln. : OAST
42. Remove from office. : UNSEAT
43. Defeat a powerful opponent. : BEATTHEDUTCH
44. Part of Paris. : LATINQUARTER
45. Chosen. : ELECT
46. Swellings. : EDEMAS
47. Bullfight, for example. : ROMANHOLIDAY
48. Hit musical role. : GYPSYROSELEE
49. Truth, in Chinese philosophy. : TAO
51. Kitchen utensil. : PIEPAN
53. Proper. : DUE
55. ___ mi. : DORE
56. German town; Dutch town. : SOEST
57. U. N. police action. : KOREANWAR
59. Annoy. : IRK
61. Sounds from a banjo. : TUMS
64. Image: Comb. form. : EID
66. Adhesive. : SCOTCHTAPE
71. Mineral from Norway. : CLEVEITE
73. Flower. : PALEROSE
74. Ancient city of Turkey. : EDESSA
75. Indian of Brazil. : GUANA
76. Equals. : PARS
77. Greek mountain. : IDA
78. Counterfeit. : PSEUDO
80. Young hens. : FRIERS
82. Long ton: Abbr. : LGTN
83. Maxim. : ADAGE
84. Eye. : ORB
86. Costumes. : SUITS
89. Sesame. : TIL
90. He takes French leave. : ABSCONDER
91. Cecropia. : MOTH
92. Negative. : NOT
96. Social buds. : DEBS
99. Wall and others. : STREETS
101. Jewish. : JUDEAN
104. Sponsorship. : AEGIS
106. Stick. : ROD
107. How the blackbirds were baked. : INAPIE
108. Italian senate. : CURIA
109. Indiana Indian. : MIAMI
111. Constellation. : ALTAR
113. Bret Harte's Chinaman. : AHSIN
114. Yellow: Comb. form. : FLAVO
115. Debussy piece. : LAMER
116. Spanish card game. : OMBRE
117. Science degrees. : BCS
118. Secular. : LAIC
119. Tow-toed sloth. : UNAU
120. Engineers' group: Abbr. : SAE
122. Part of Ovid's name. : NASO
123. Church calendar. : ORDO
124. Saucy. : FLIP
126. Sgt. : NCO
128. Stenographer's abbreviation. : ENC
129. Rejects: Slang. : NGS

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

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