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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
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Point of land. : SPIT
5
Boy. : PAGE
9
Humane society. : SPCA
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Elegant: Brit. slang. : POSH
14
Rope hemp. : SISAL
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Greek letters. : TAUS
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French pronoun. : ELLE
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Job seekers. : APPLICANTS
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Facial features. : EYELIDS
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Term in geometry. : SCALENE
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Things to be minded. : PSANDQS
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Prefix for a country. : ITALO
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Branch of physics. : PNEUMATICS
27
Printing error, for short. : TYPO
30
Tasteful. : NEAT
31
Additional. : OTHER
34
Theatrical abbreviation. : PERFS
36
Noun suffix. : AST
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Weeper of myth. : NIOBE
38
Wide sweep. : SWATH
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Shere ___. : KHAN
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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
Down
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German admiral. : SPEE
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Coral. : POLYP
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Wight and others. : ISLES
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In ___ (beyond human control). : THELAPOFTHEGODS
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Insignificant people: Slang. : PIPSQUEAKS
6
Egyptian symbol. : ASP
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Measures: Abbr. : GALS
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Draw out. : ELICIT
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Feature of Moorish architecture. : STALACTITEVAULT
10
TV specialty. : PANELSHOW
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___ ice. : CUTNO
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South African fox. : ASSE
14
Dishearten. : SADDEN
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Positive ion. : CATION
20
Lodge. : INN
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Hit shows. : SMASHES
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Love. : ATTACHMENT
27
Townships: Abbr. : TPS
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Tree. : YEW
29
Experienced. : PRACTICED
32
Central American tree. : EBO
33
Domicile: Abbr. : RES
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Certain nylons. : SHEERS
40
Falls in Mt. Rainier Park. : NARADA
43
Keyed to high spirits. : ELATED
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Caboodle's companion. : KIT
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Race. : SPEED
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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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