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A. J. Santora
A. J. Santora

New York Times, Wednesday, March 16, 1983

17-Across : City founded by Oglethorpe: 1733

Author:
A. J. Santora
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 43, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { P Q }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
A. J. Santora has 185 pre-Shortz puzzles and 68 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,181
Across
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Rail bird : SORA
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Ayres of films : LEW
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Cereal flakes : BRAN
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Super girl? : AMAZON
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In the style of : ALA
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Force out : OUST
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Last Chance, for one : SALOON
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City founded by Oglethorpe: 1733 : SAVANNAH
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Wilder role : FRANKENSTEIN
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Bogyman : OGRE
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Pâté de ___ gras : FOIE
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Place of oblivion : LIMBO
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Rogers or Acuff : ROY
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Less deceitful : TRUER
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Merit : EARN
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San ___, Puerto Rico : JUAN
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Biblical city : SAMARIA
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Former Steeler : SWANN
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Moment : NONCE
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On ___ (trying to succeed) : THEMAKE
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Grandma's shortening : LARD
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Gather (in) : RAKE
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Tenant's contract : LEASE
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Patty Hearst's abductors : SLA
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Pile up : AMASS
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Theater sign : EXIT
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Triumphant cries : AHAS
50
Paul Newman role : BUTCHCASSIDY
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Nerve-cell frameworks : STROMATA
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Candlelight party : SOIREE
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Eras upon eras : AEON
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Fam. member : REL
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Start a paragraph, usually : INDENT
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Thin twig : WAND
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Author George : ADE
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Worry, to some : AGER
Down
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One concern of a teacher : SALARY
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Fresh air : OZONE
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Swindle : ROOK
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Millie Perkins role : ANNEFRANK
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Dog role : LASSIE
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Clicking insects : ELATERS
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Sight at sea : WAVE
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"___ Clyde" : BONNIEAND
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Flee : RUN
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Botanist Gray : ASA
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A degree : NTH
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With regard to : ASFOR
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Eddie Albert's wife : MARGO
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Need a G.P. : AIL
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Proper word, sometimes : NOUN
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Chagall : MARC
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Snack cheese : BRIE
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Three ___ match : ONA
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A salad : TUNA
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Connery-Moore role : JAMESBOND
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Ingrid Bergman role : ANASTASIA
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Twists's request : MORE
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Imposture : SHAM
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Flightless bird of N.Z. : WEKA
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Warbler's note : TRA
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In office : ELECTED
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Not of the clergy : LAIC
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Blow out : EXHALE
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W. W. II diarist : SHIRER
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Full of cargo : LADEN
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Up to now : ASYET
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Amount : SUM
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Pinero ploy : ASIDE
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"G.W.T.W." setting : TARA
52
Styne-Cahn concoction : SONG
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Cut : SAW
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Cachar, e.g. : TEA
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Howard or Jaworski : RON

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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