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A. J. Santora
A. J. Santora

ON FRIENDLY TERMS

New York Times, Sunday, February 5, 1978

Author:
A. J. Santora
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.27, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 558 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 119, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
A. J. Santora has 185 pre-Shortz puzzles and 68 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,403
Across
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Composer of "St. John's Passion" : BACH
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Memento : RELIC
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Chances : HAPS
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Royals' Amos : OTIS
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Peak in N.M. : OSHA
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Deport : EXILE
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Televox : ROBOT
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Banquet : FETE
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Unfermented grape juice : STUM
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Breeder of contempt : FAMILIARITY
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Brunswick dish : STEW
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Social intercourse : COMMERCE
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"___ bragh" : ERINGO
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Song of praise : PAEAN
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Pussycat, in Paris : MINET
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Playwright's ploy : ASIDE
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Composer Manuel de ___ : FALLA
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Streaks : SPEEDS
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Piers on a blueprint : ANTAE
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Sparkling : AGLITTER
40
Early car maker : OLDS
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Intimately associated : HANDANDGLOVE
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Give one the ___ (ogle) : EYE
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Tritons : NEWTS
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Calends and ides : DAYS
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Stewpot : OLLA
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Town of a bell : ATRI
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Blackbird : ANI
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Latin student's "friend" : TROT
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Lent a hand : AIDED
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Not carrying a gat : CLEAN
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Mule, fish or cactus : RATTAIL
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Zoo animal : BABOON
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Lone Eagle's monogram : CAL
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Jolly companion : HAILFELLOWWELLMET
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Grand ___, Acadia : PRE
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Native of Tripoli : LIBYAN
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Moistened : BEDEWED
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Cries of pain : YIPES
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Grandiose tales : SAGAS
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One kind of society : CAFE
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Spanish bear : OSO
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Greek letters : ETAS
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Stone: Comb. form : LITH
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Young salmon : PARR
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Offensive : NASTY
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Liquid meas. : GAL
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Solidarity; communion : TOGETHERNESS
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Berkeley inst. : UCAL
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Friendly welcome : GLADHAND
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Actress Verdugo : ELENA
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Author of "Farewell, My Friend": 1940 : TAGORE
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Harper role : RHODA
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Malt kilns : OASTS
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Vaccine : SERUM
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Track of the cat : SPOOR
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Ring on a harness : TERRET
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Doesn't budge : STAYSPUT
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Jewish month : ELUL
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Practice of pairing swimmers : BUDDYSYSTEM
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Counterweight : TARE
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Used up : GONE
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Wild buffalo : ARNEE
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Practical : UTILE
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Michel or Raphaël : ANGE
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Bettor's consideration : ODDS
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Belongings : GEAR
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K.P. gadget : PARER
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Louis and Bill : NYES
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Autumn pear : BOSC
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Regarding : ASTO
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Had intimate ties : CHUMMEDWITH
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Describing the least subtle actors : HAMMIEST
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Cheer : REFRESH
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Correct : EXACT
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Whitewash : LIME
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River in western China : ILI
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Kin of spinets : CELESTAS
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Lena or Marilyn : HORNE
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"Nine, ten, ___ fat hen" : ABIG
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Rainbow's end? : POTOFGOLD
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Pen : STY
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With a grain ___ : OFSALT
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Intimate chat : TETEATETE
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Virginia willow : ITEA
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Stitched : SEWN
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Jayhawked : RAIDED
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New Guinea, to Indonesians : IRIAN
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Close : END
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Knee bend, in ballet : PLIE
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Warhol : ANDY
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Part of T.A.E. : ALVA
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Sub detector : SONAR
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General assemblies : PLENA
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Med. subject : ANAT
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Gaseous hydrocarbon : ALLENE
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Wildcat : EYRA
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Control : REIN
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First name of Toland's subject : ADOLF
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"___, Moses . . . " : GODOWN
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Fire escapes : STAIRS
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Formal mall : ALLEE
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Irritate : RILE
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"___ Will," Frost book : ABOYS
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Hawkeye State : IOWA
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Whitman's home in N.J. : CAMDEN
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Records : TAPES
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Farmer's frustration : BLIGHT
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Famed dukedom in Spain : ALBA
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Musical mark : CLEF
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Jubilant : ELATED
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Angle irons : LBARS
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Phrase of intimacy : TWOSCOMPANY
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To be: Sp. : ESTAR
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Author of "The White Company" : DOYLE
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Safecracker : YEGG
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Type style: Abbr. : ITAL
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What sidekicks do : PALAROUND
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John Hancock : SIGNATURE
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Spanish linen : CREA
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Cargo : LOAD
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Decorate : PRETTYUP
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Harding and Sheridan : ANNS
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Adjective for an age : AUGUSTAN
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U.S. missile : THOR
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Court cry : HEARYE
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Red ___ (alders) : ELSES
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Soft-shell clam : STEAMER
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Wild dogs of India : DHOLES
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Suffix with compliment : ARY
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Directive : ORDER
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Stone marker : STELE
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Lily plant : SEGO
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Trudge : PLOD
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Best of the movies : EDNA
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To-do : STIR
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Advocate strongly : URGE
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English river : TEES
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Catch : BAG
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R.R. depot : STA

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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