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A. J. Santora
A. J. Santora

MISSING WORDS

New York Times, Sunday, March 2, 1958

Author:
A. J. Santora
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 160, Blocks: 83, Avg Word Len: 5.57, Missing: { J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 639 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 156, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 45, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 19
A. J. Santora has 185 pre-Shortz puzzles and 68 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,169
Across
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Relative of Broadway. : MAINSTEM
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___ jump. : BROAD
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"___: or, Virtue Rewarded." : PAMELA
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Popular emcee. : PERRYCOMO
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Part of a winter cap. : EARLAP
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Barrie character and namesakes. : ALICES
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"Stein Song," for example. : ALMAMATER
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Deep black alloy. : NIELLO
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Adorns: Poet. : DIGHTS
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Highway sign, for short. : SLO
28
Favorable. : PRO
29
___ Falls of Snake River. : TWIN
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Revise. : AMEND
33
___ vacante (the seat being vacant): Lat. : SEDE
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Copies of the Pentateuch. : TORAHS
36
Holiness. : PIETY
37
Badgerlike animals. : RATELS
39
___ Gatos, Cal. : LOS
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Semiprecious stone. : ONYX
41
Dance craze. : MAMBO
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Child. : TOT
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Odd ___. : FELLOWS
45
Makes off. : ESCAPES
48
Fairy tale animal. : BRUIN
50
Annette ___ Allard. : DIONNE
51
Siren signal. : ALLCLEAR
53
Pedicure's concern. : TOENAIL
55
Poet Edmund ___. : GOSSE
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Laborious. : ONEROUS
57
Battleship of 1906. : DREADNAUGHT
59
Celebrity. : RENOWN
60
Group. : COHORT
62
Appreciative. : GRATEFUL
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Surrounded by. : AMID
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Any very large numbers. : GOOGOLS
69
Alert. : AWAKE
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River bank. : RIPA
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___ hold. : TOE
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German painter (1854-1922). : PRELL
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County ___. : CLARE
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Id ___. : EST
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Austrian river. : ENNS
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Indian lodge. : TEPEE
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___ to doughnuts. : DOLLARS
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___ spumante. : ASTI
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Colonists. : SETTLERS
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Light laughs. : TEHEES
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Material for trews. : TARTAN
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___ boy. : ALLAMERICAN
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Certain neckwear: Slang. : DOGTAGS
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Plant shoot: Bot. : STOLO
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Presser. : SADIRON
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Evening phenomenon. : MOONRISE
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Decks out. : ARRAYS
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African river. : NIGER
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Cattle fodder. : COWPEAS
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Winningest jockey ever. : LONGDEN
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Dawn goddess. : EOS
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Jewish synagogues. : SHULS
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Street ___. : ARAB
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Former agency. : OPA
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Type of rubber. : SANDAL
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___ anteater, the echidna. : SPINY
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"Kreutzer ___." : SONATA
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Halo. : NIMB
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___ chose (mere trifle): Fr. : PEUDE
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Nuisance. : PEST
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Pierre, S. ___. : DAK
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"Gunga ___." : DIN
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About a million years ago. : ICEAGE
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___ study. : NATURE
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___ booth. : ISOLATION
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George Docking, for example. : KANSAN
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Sea-to-shore vehicle of war. : AMTRAC
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Continentals. : EUROPEANS
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Varies. : ALTERS
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Deep ___. : SOUTH
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King Charles ___. : SPANIELS
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Sec'y of Treasury, 1921-1931. : MELLON
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H. Q. of National Guard. : ARMORY
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___ Gershwin. : IRA
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"Haste thee ___ . . . " : NYMPH
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Lasting marks. : SCARS
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In ___. : TOTO
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Uncle: Dial. : EME
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___ Snerd. : MORTIMER
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Adolph's ally. : BENITO
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___ day. : RAINY
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State: Abbr. : ORE
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Versatile. : ALLAROUND
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Coach dog. : DALMATIAN
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___ one's own canoe. : PADDLED
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Mohammed ___. : ALI
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Relatives of taws. : MIGS
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Formations of troops. : ECHELONS
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Disappointments: Colloq. : LETDOWNS
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Taxpayer. : ASSESSEE
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Food: Ital. : PASTO
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The "Good Gray ___." : POET
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Entanglements. : WEBS
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Shiplike clock. : NEF
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"Rock Hunter" playwright. : AXELROD
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"___, potatoes, poultry, prunes and prism . . . " : PAPA
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Delicate. : SLIGHT
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Winnie and Daisy. : MAES
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Dutch ___. : TREAT
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Thief. : LOOTER
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Flat-bottomed boat. : SCOW
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Held on. : CLUNG
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South African Dutch. : BOERS
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Green grapes. : NIAGARAS
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Sea ___, colorful polyp. : ANEMONE
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Indulgent. : LENIENT
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Supernatural being. : TROLL
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Prowler. : LURKER
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Declaims. : ORATES
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Wild dog of India. : DHOLE
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Go: Scot. : GAE
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Certain soldier or sailor. : CORPSMAN
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___ arch. : OGEE
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Holidays. : FIESTAS
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Haughtily aloof. : UPSTAGE
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Italians. : LATINS
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Bing's concern. : OPERAS
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Ethan ___. : ALLEN
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Ridge, as on corduroy. : WALE
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George Michael ___. : COHAN
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"___ 17." : STALAG
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___ que (such as): Fr. : TEL
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Part of the mise en scène. : DECOR
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___ Mountain, Georgia. : STONE
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Mason. : ARTISAN
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___ of London. : LLOYDS
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Whitewalls. : TIRES
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Site of the Taj Majal. : AGRA
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Alias Daisy Mae. : EDIEADAMS
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La Scala offering. : RIGOLETTO
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Cups used in diamond cutting. : DOPS
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Second largest Greek city. : SALONIKA
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Very hot. : TROPICAL
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Bauble. : ORNAMENT
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Members of R. C. M. P. : MOUNTIES
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Like a night bird: Rare. : OWLY
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Featherlike ocean growths. : SEAPENS
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Greek letters. : CHIS
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Compass point. : NNE
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Parts of ___. : SPEECH
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Of an armbone. : RADIAL
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Noun suffixes. : ATIONS
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Proclamation of a sort. : BANNS
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One name for the Danube. : DUNA
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Jack ___. : SPRAT
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Beauty parlor. : SALON
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Cousin of the giraffe. : OKAPI
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Footing. : BASE
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Tennyson poem. : DORA
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Ganoid fish. : GAR
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Brazil's neighbor: Abbr. : URU
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Eat. : SUP
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To a ___ (exactly). : TEE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 18 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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