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A. J. Santora
A. J. Santora

OLYMPIC GAME

New York Times, Sunday, November 15, 1964

Author:
A. J. Santora
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 89, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 698 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 114, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 19, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 21
A. J. Santora has 185 pre-Shortz puzzles and 68 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,586
Across
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Cupids. : AMORS
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Work ___. : OFART
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Where Agana is. : GUAM
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Midnight or after. : LATE
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Festival of Ops. : OPALIA
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Fruit. : PAPAW
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"This ___ sudden!" : ISSO
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Item for 88 Across. : ASOP
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Space probe. : PROJECTGEMINI
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Egg drinks. : NOGS
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Princess of the East. : RANI
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Month: Abbr. : APL
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Tire city. : AKRON
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Lambs: Lat. : AGNI
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Igneous. : PLUTONIC
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Lancer. : UHLAN
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Luminous phenomenon. : AURORABOREALIS
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Tolstoi and others. : LEOS
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Substitute. : PROXY
40
Short jackets. : ETONS
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Sound of surprise. : GASP
44
Turkish rug. : USHAK
47
Brush stroke. : DAB
48
Hoover, for instance. : DAM
49
Compass reading. : SBE
51
Presidential title: Abbr. : CIC
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Discovering. : ESPYING
55
Poetic verb. : DOST
58
Wee: Scot. : SMA
60
Stocking knit. : ARGYLL
62
Dickens girl. : ADA
63
Face with hands. : DIAL
65
Stimulate. : WHET
67
Part of the forest. : ELMS
69
"And to ___ good night." : ALLA
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Short time, for short. : SEC
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Bug of sorts. : FLAW
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Hero of old. : ACHILLES
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Seven bid. : SLAM
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Insect. : TSETSE
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___ one's laurels. : RESTSON
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Man ___. : FROMMARS
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Tax experts. : CPAS
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Emulate 90 Across. : REBUT
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Transistor. : RADIO
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Pro votes. : YEAS
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Challenge for Hercules. : CERBERUS
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Member of a college team. : DEBATER
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Weapon. : CANNON
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Chemical suffix. : INOL
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About all of Eve. : ADAMSRIB
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Second in a series. : BETA
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Air medal. : DFC
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Advantage. : EDGE
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English river. : TYNE
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Money in Callao. : SOLS
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Obscure. : DARK
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Japanese measure. : CHO
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Hippolyte's ___. : GIRDLE
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Memorable U.N. name. : DAG
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Genus of herbs. : GEUM
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Bogs. : MARSHES
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Turn ___ dime. : ONA
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Bad. : ILL
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Cat ___. : GUT
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Degrees. : MAS
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Asian. : TATAR
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Hoover aide. : GMAN
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Shemoneh ___, Jewish prayer book. : ESREH
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Deer. : HARTS
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Type of whale. : ORCA
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O'Neill title in part. : BECOMESELECTRA
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Settle a debt. : PAYUP
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Greed. : CUPIDITY
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Afrikaans. : TAAL
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Places in Illinois, Kansas, Wisconsin. : IOLAS
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Adjective suffix. : BLE
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Poet of old. : OVID
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Cámara. : SALA
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Helmet that made Athena invisible. : THECAPOFHADES
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Market. : SALE
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Manger. : CRIB
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And not: Lat. : ETNON
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Indians. : MIAMIS
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___' Yeu. : ILED
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Stettin's river. : ODER
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Money in Teheran. : RIALS
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Something, in Germany. : ETWAS
Down
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Man-on-the-moon outfit. : APOLLOSPACEPROGRAM
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Army man: Abbr. : MAJ
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City in New York. : OLEAN
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Haystack. : RICK
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Henchman. : SATRAP
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Marathon route. : OPENROAD
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Clan: Abbr. : FAM
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Beekeeper's concern. : APIARY
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___ bell. : RANGA
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Piece of furniture. : TWINBED
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Card game. : GIN
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Big-money tournament. : USOPEN
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As smooth ___. : ASGLASS
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Iraq city. : MOSUL
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Popular singer. : LAROSA
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Strong ___ ox. : ASAN
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Girl's nickname. : TONI
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Iliad. : EPIC
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Broadway title. : ORPHEUSDESCENDING
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Vatican name. : PAUL
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Cucurbit. : GOURD
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Greek letters. : IOTAS
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Shere Khan. : TIGER
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Pale. : ASHY
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U-shaped bend in a river. : OXBOW
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General Erwin. : ROMMEL
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Between ___. : SCYLLAANDCHARYBDIS
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Gibraltar and Jebel Musa. : PILLARSOFHERCULES
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Assistance. : AID
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Bowie. : KNIFE
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Singer. : BASSO
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Littlenecks. : CLAMS
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Sheikdom region. : EAST
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Moll or doll. : GAL
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Splinters. : SHATTERS
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Gumshoes. : TECS
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Extremely: Slang. : ALLFIRED
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Meter readers. : GASMEN
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___ penates. : LARESAND
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Rocket. : THORABLE
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Grouper. : MERO
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Fabric on a loom. : WEB
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___ the finish. : INAT
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Put aside, as a bill. : TABLED
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Direction. : SSE
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Froth. : SUDS
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Clam genus. : MYA
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First name of stage fame. : RUDY
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Bluebook girl. : DEB
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___ de Avila, Cuban city. : CIEGO
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Badger. : RATEL
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Book: Abbr. : BIOG
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Weight unit. : CARAT
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Some G.I.'s. : NCOS
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Scant. : MEAGRE
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Beanie's cousin. : TAM
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Common plant. : SUMAC
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Macaque. : KRA
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Fur-___. : LINED
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Caller. : GUEST
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Companions of 81 Across. : MARTIANS
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Portico. : STOA
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One-piece garment. : LEOTARD
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Where stars are found. : THEATER
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Sharpen. : STROP
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Lived up to (with "by"). : ABIDED
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Idaho's Governor. : SMYLIE
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State capital. : HELENA
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Strauss opera. : SALOME
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Simians. : APES
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Whitefish. : CISCO
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City near Helsinki. : LAHTI
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Sound of irritation. : PSHAW
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Thus: It. : COSI
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Grapelike. : UVAL
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Reactor. : PILE
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Have ___ (show anger): Colloq. : AFIT
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Short version: Abbr. : ABR
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Mountain pass. : COL
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M. D.'s group. : AMA

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 18 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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