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A. J. Santora
A. J. Santora

New York Times, Saturday, December 29, 1962

Author:
A. J. Santora
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.36, Missing: { G J V X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, 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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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,913

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Across
1. Banana's relative. : PAPAW
6. Army man: Abbr. : CAPT
10. Rodent akin to the agouti. : PACA
14. Mennonite. : AMISH
15. Essential oil. : OLEORESIN
17. ___ earth (track down). : RUNTO
18. D. F. C.'s. : AIRMEDALS
19. Wood preserver. : CREOSOTE
21. Charlotte ___, Virgin Islands capital. : AMALIE
22. Snare. : TRAP
23. Snare. : NET
25. Role for a tragedian. : LEAR
26. Short ___ (quick work). : SHRIFT
28. Informal negative. : NOPE
30. "They sailed away for ___ and a day . . . " : AYEAR
31. Rising. : ASCENDANT
36. Food fish. : IDE
37. Slander. : ASPERSE
39. Crosscut. : SAW
40. Showing no vestige of. : DESTITUTE
42. Extreme. : ULTRA
44. River into the Fulda. : EDER
45. Conceited smiles. : SMIRKS
46. Celebes ox. : ANOA
49. Ump's colleague. : REF
51. The "Crimson Tide," for short. : BAMA
52. Rich cakes. : TORTEN
54. Ocean phenomena. : LEETIDES
58. Housed. : QUARTERED
60. River into the Loire. : INDRE
61. Set free. : UNLEASHED
62. Lily. : CALLA
63. In ___. : ESSE
64. Reactionary. : TORY
65. Winter fallout. : SLEET
Down
1. Public area in France. : PARC
2. Great river of Asia. : AMUR
3. The Maine woods. : PINETREES
4. City in Oregon. : ASTORIA
5. Part of a hit-play title. : WHOSAFRAID
6. Ulster. : COAT
7. Opposed (to). : ALIEN
8. Through. : PER
9. Grocery item. : TOMATOES
10. Soft- ___ (toned down). : PEDALED
11. At auction. : ASALE
12. Eyelashes. : CILIA
13. Goose genus. : ANSER
16. Ad or in ___. : REM
20. Choose. : OPT
24. Ink, in France. : ENCRE
26. Already spoken of. : SAID
27. Stevenson character. : HYDE
29. Branch of physics. : PNEUMATICS
31. River into the Orinoco. : APURE
32. Headstrong. : SET
33. Mounted. : ASTRADDLE
34. Informer: Slang. : NARK
35. Poetic contraction. : TWAS
38. Most unrelenting. : STERNEST
41. Valuable plant of the Orient. : TEATREE
43. At the threshhold. : LIMINAL
45. Compass point. : SBE
46. And, in Latin. : ATQUE
47. Some words. : NOUNS
48. Some exams. : ORALS
50. Mock. : FLEER
53. Zeta's follower. : ETA
55. Whirl. : EDDY
56. A Gardner. : ERLE
57. Subway problem. : SEAT
59. Pi's follower. : RHO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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