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A. J. Santora
A. J. Santora

New York Times, Friday, February 21, 1964

Author: A. J. Santora
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.56, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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. 5,318
Across Down
1. Point of land. : SPIT
5. Boy. : PAGE
9. Humane society. : SPCA
13. Elegant: Brit. slang. : POSH
14. Rope hemp. : SISAL
15. Greek letters. : TAUS
16. French pronoun. : ELLE
17. Job seekers. : APPLICANTS
19. Facial features. : EYELIDS
21. Term in geometry. : SCALENE
22. Things to be minded. : PSANDQS
24. Prefix for a country. : ITALO
25. Branch of physics. : PNEUMATICS
27. Printing error, for short. : TYPO
30. Tasteful. : NEAT
31. Additional. : OTHER
34. Theatrical abbreviation. : PERFS
36. Noun suffix. : AST
37. Weeper of myth. : NIOBE
38. Wide sweep. : SWATH
39. Shere ___. : KHAN
41. Pairs. : TWOS
42. Photography of a sort. : CHEESECAKE
45. Bethlehem's forte. : STEEL
46. Name in the headlines. : SHRIVER
49. Witty saying. : EPIGRAM
51. Bullfighter. : MATADOR
53. Provided a new wardrobe. : RECOSTUMED
55. Ill-favored. : UGLY
56. Want. : NEED
57. An Italian queen. : ELENA
58. French composer. : LALO
59. Probability. : ODDS
60. Fender crease. : DENT
61. Run. : TROT
1. German admiral. : SPEE
2. Coral. : POLYP
3. Wight and others. : ISLES
4. In ___ (beyond human control). : THELAPOFTHEGODS
5. Insignificant people: Slang. : PIPSQUEAKS
6. Egyptian symbol. : ASP
7. Measures: Abbr. : GALS
8. Draw out. : ELICIT
9. Feature of Moorish architecture. : STALACTITEVAULT
10. TV specialty. : PANELSHOW
11. ___ ice. : CUTNO
12. South African fox. : ASSE
14. Dishearten. : SADDEN
18. Positive ion. : CATION
20. Lodge. : INN
23. Hit shows. : SMASHES
26. Love. : ATTACHMENT
27. Townships: Abbr. : TPS
28. Tree. : YEW
29. Experienced. : PRACTICED
32. Central American tree. : EBO
33. Domicile: Abbr. : RES
35. Certain nylons. : SHEERS
40. Falls in Mt. Rainier Park. : NARADA
43. Keyed to high spirits. : ELATED
44. Caboodle's companion. : KIT
45. Race. : SPEED
47. Hoover's middle name. : EDGAR
48. 19th cen. juvenile hero. : ROLLO
49. Man's name. : ERNO
50. West Point mascot. : MULE
52. Peasant of India. : RYOT
54. People. : MEN

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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