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A. J. Santora
A. J. Santora

New York Times, Tuesday, February 12, 1980

Author:
A. J. Santora
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 47, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { J K Q W X }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
A. J. Santora has 185 pre-Shortz puzzles and 68 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,053
Across
1. Scrooge's word : BAH
4. Old Glory : FLAG
8. Davenport : SOFA
12. Norwegian king : OLAV
14. Uncommon : RARE
15. Mister, in Juárez : SENOR
16. Old Eli : YALE
17. Cry of pain : OUCH
18. Larch and ash : TREES
19. " . . . shall not perish ___" : FROMTHEEARTH
22. Ford's Theater event: Apr. 14, 1865 : ASSASSINATION
23. Fascinate : ALLURE
24. Follow : ENSUE
25. The tops : CLASSA
26. Convened : SAT
27. Sprint : DASH
31. Hebrew letter : TAV
32. Civil War figure : LEE
33. Met stadium : SHEA
35. Ham's click : DAH
38. Second of two : LATTER
41. Actress Rainer : LUISE
43. Consist : INHERE
44. Young Lincoln et al. : RAILSPLITTERS
47. Lincoln's ___ Proclamation : EMANCIPATION
48. Holy city in Asia : LHASA
49. Unit of weight in Turkey : ROTL
50. Space agcy. : NASA
53. Labyrinths : MAZES
54. Seine feeder above Rouen : EURE
55. Kind of jacket : ETON
56. Lincoln, Beame and Ribicoff : ABES
57. River of W.W. I importance : STYR
58. Tight ___, in football : END
Down
1. Lad : BOY
2. C.S.A. state : ALA
3. Words from Lincoln's "house divided" speech : HALFSLAVE
4. "___ to shining . . . " : FROMSEA
5. Ach-___ (voiceless sounds) : LAUTS
6. Bunker and Moore : ARCHIES
7. Place of misery : GEHENNA
8. In close order : SERRIED
9. ___ a customer : ONETO
10. Warm dry wind : FOEHN
11. "___ Poetica" : ARS
13. Against : VERSUS
15. In ___ quo : STATU
20. Sculls : OARS
21. Orient : EAST
22. Moslem deity : ALLAH
23. New Testament book : ACTS
28. Kind of juror : ALTERNATE
29. Prophets : SEERS
30. " . . . for those who ___ gave their lives" : HERE
34. Assumed names : ALIASES
35. Kind of jockey : DISC
36. Is ambitious : ASPIRES
37. Lend a hand : HELPOUT
38. Gene of golf fame : LITTLER
39. Prefix with slavery : ANTI
40. "You're ___ for me" : THEONE
42. Arm bones : ULNAS
44. Restore to health, G.I. style : REHAB
45. Astound : AMAZE
46. Healing: Comb. form : IATRY
48. Monogram of the author of "Little Women" : LMA
51. Lincoln's Tad, for one : SON
52. "Fourscore ___ seven years . . . " : AND

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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