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A. J. Santora
A. J. Santora

New York Times, Monday, December 29, 1958

Author: A. J. Santora
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J K X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
A. J. Santora has 185 pre-Shortz puzzles and 68 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,454
Across Down
1. Egyptian goddess. : ISIS
5. Device for sharpening. : STROP
10. Gusher. : WELL
14. Ascend. : RISE
15. Treasure ___. : TROVE
16. Robert ___. : ELEE
17. Norse king of the Huns. : ATLI
18. Automatic device on an airplane. : ROBOTPILOT
20. Square. : QUADRATE
22. First-born. : ELDEST
23. Homework of a sort. : MATH
24. Trolley. : TRAM
25. Where 36 Across is. : PANAMA
28. Nemo and Bligh. : CAPTAINS
32. Places like Elysium. : EDENS
33. Desi's country. : CUBA
34. Yuletide. : NOEL
35. Torn place. : RIP
36. Canal Zone town. : GATUN
37. Twisted. : WRY
38. Rend. : TEAR
40. Burden. : ONUS
41. Serious. : GRAVE
43. Latest craze. : HULAHOOP
45. Oklahoman. : SOONER
46. Neap or ebb. : TIDE
47. Insignificant. : PUNY
48. Excessively. : OVERLY
51. Aesthete's milieu. : FINEARTS
55. Feasting. : REGALEMENT
57. Stead. : LIEU
58. Of the kind of: Suffix. : ATIC
59. Artery. : AORTA
60. Neat. : TRIM
61. Mislay. : LOSE
62. Continued. : RANON
63. Bark. : YELP
1. U. A. R. member. : IRAQ
2. In ___ (in its original position): Lat. : SITU
3. What 33 Across is. : ISLA
4. Cantor TV role. : SEIDMAN
5. Rock layers. : STRATA
6. Pledge. : TROTH
7. Garment. : ROBE
8. Ab ___ (from the egg): Lat. : OVO
9. Mary Martin role. : PETERPAN
10. Current novelist. : WEIDMAN
11. French pronoun. : ELLE
12. Namesakes of well-known lion. : LEOS
13. Baltic native. : LETT
19. Braid. : PLAT
21. Batters. : RAMS
24. Bans. : TABUS
25. Australian seaport. : PERTH
26. Farewell. : ADIEU
27. Where Katmandu is. : NEPAL
28. Wag. : CUTUP
29. Middle Westerner. : IOWAN
30. Audacity: Colloq. : NERVE
31. More furtive. : SLYER
33. Kayak. : CANOE
36. Forecast for 1959? : GOODYEAR
39. Frantic scurry: Slang. : RATRACE
41. Consumed. : GONE
42. Kings. : ROYALTY
44. Capitol ___. : HILL
45. Florida complexion. : SUNTAN
47. Piebald horse. : PINTO
48. Spoken. : ORAL
49. I forbid: Lat. : VETO
50. Sponsorship. : EGIS
51. Plant. : FERN
52. To laugh: Fr. : RIRE
53. Linden tree. : TEIL
54. Pit or reservoir. : SUMP
56. Extinct bird. : MOA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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