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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
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Scrooge's word : BAH
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Old Glory : FLAG
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Davenport : SOFA
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Norwegian king : OLAV
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Uncommon : RARE
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Mister, in Juárez : SENOR
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Old Eli : YALE
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Cry of pain : OUCH
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Larch and ash : TREES
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" . . . shall not perish ___" : FROMTHEEARTH
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Ford's Theater event: Apr. 14, 1865 : ASSASSINATION
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Fascinate : ALLURE
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Follow : ENSUE
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The tops : CLASSA
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Convened : SAT
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Sprint : DASH
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Hebrew letter : TAV
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Civil War figure : LEE
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Met stadium : SHEA
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Ham's click : DAH
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Second of two : LATTER
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Actress Rainer : LUISE
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Consist : INHERE
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Young Lincoln et al. : RAILSPLITTERS
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Lincoln's ___ Proclamation : EMANCIPATION
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Holy city in Asia : LHASA
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Unit of weight in Turkey : ROTL
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Space agcy. : NASA
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Labyrinths : MAZES
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Seine feeder above Rouen : EURE
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Kind of jacket : ETON
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Lincoln, Beame and Ribicoff : ABES
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River of W.W. I importance : STYR
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Tight ___, in football : END
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Lad : BOY
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C.S.A. state : ALA
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Words from Lincoln's "house divided" speech : HALFSLAVE
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"___ to shining . . . " : FROMSEA
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Ach-___ (voiceless sounds) : LAUTS
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Bunker and Moore : ARCHIES
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Place of misery : GEHENNA
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In close order : SERRIED
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___ a customer : ONETO
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Warm dry wind : FOEHN
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"___ Poetica" : ARS
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Against : VERSUS
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In ___ quo : STATU
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Sculls : OARS
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Orient : EAST
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Moslem deity : ALLAH
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New Testament book : ACTS
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Kind of juror : ALTERNATE
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Prophets : SEERS
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" . . . for those who ___ gave their lives" : HERE
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Assumed names : ALIASES
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Kind of jockey : DISC
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Is ambitious : ASPIRES
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Lend a hand : HELPOUT
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Gene of golf fame : LITTLER
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Prefix with slavery : ANTI
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"You're ___ for me" : THEONE
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Arm bones : ULNAS
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Restore to health, G.I. style : REHAB
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Astound : AMAZE
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Healing: Comb. form : IATRY
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Monogram of the author of "Little Women" : LMA
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Lincoln's Tad, for one : SON
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"Fourscore ___ seven years . . . " : AND

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

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