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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
1. Relative of Broadway. : MAINSTEM
9. ___ jump. : BROAD
14. "___: or, Virtue Rewarded." : PAMELA
20. Popular emcee. : PERRYCOMO
21. Part of a winter cap. : EARLAP
23. Barrie character and namesakes. : ALICES
24. "Stein Song," for example. : ALMAMATER
25. Deep black alloy. : NIELLO
26. Adorns: Poet. : DIGHTS
27. Highway sign, for short. : SLO
28. Favorable. : PRO
29. ___ Falls of Snake River. : TWIN
31. Revise. : AMEND
33. ___ vacante (the seat being vacant): Lat. : SEDE
34. Copies of the Pentateuch. : TORAHS
36. Holiness. : PIETY
37. Badgerlike animals. : RATELS
39. ___ Gatos, Cal. : LOS
40. Semiprecious stone. : ONYX
41. Dance craze. : MAMBO
42. Child. : TOT
43. 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
56. Laborious. : ONEROUS
57. Battleship of 1906. : DREADNAUGHT
59. Celebrity. : RENOWN
60. Group. : COHORT
62. Appreciative. : GRATEFUL
66. Surrounded by. : AMID
67. Any very large numbers. : GOOGOLS
69. Alert. : AWAKE
71. River bank. : RIPA
72. ___ hold. : TOE
73. German painter (1854-1922). : PRELL
74. County ___. : CLARE
75. Id ___. : EST
76. Austrian river. : ENNS
78. Indian lodge. : TEPEE
79. ___ to doughnuts. : DOLLARS
81. ___ spumante. : ASTI
82. Colonists. : SETTLERS
84. Light laughs. : TEHEES
85. Material for trews. : TARTAN
87. ___ boy. : ALLAMERICAN
90. Certain neckwear: Slang. : DOGTAGS
91. Plant shoot: Bot. : STOLO
94. Presser. : SADIRON
95. Evening phenomenon. : MOONRISE
97. Decks out. : ARRAYS
99. African river. : NIGER
100. Cattle fodder. : COWPEAS
101. Winningest jockey ever. : LONGDEN
103. Dawn goddess. : EOS
104. Jewish synagogues. : SHULS
105. Street ___. : ARAB
109. Former agency. : OPA
110. Type of rubber. : SANDAL
112. ___ anteater, the echidna. : SPINY
113. "Kreutzer ___." : SONATA
115. Halo. : NIMB
117. ___ chose (mere trifle): Fr. : PEUDE
118. Nuisance. : PEST
119. Pierre, S. ___. : DAK
120. "Gunga ___." : DIN
121. About a million years ago. : ICEAGE
123. ___ study. : NATURE
125. ___ booth. : ISOLATION
128. George Docking, for example. : KANSAN
129. Sea-to-shore vehicle of war. : AMTRAC
130. Continentals. : EUROPEANS
131. Varies. : ALTERS
132. Deep ___. : SOUTH
133. King Charles ___. : SPANIELS
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1. Sec'y of Treasury, 1921-1931. : MELLON
2. H. Q. of National Guard. : ARMORY
3. ___ Gershwin. : IRA
4. "Haste thee ___ . . . " : NYMPH
5. Lasting marks. : SCARS
6. In ___. : TOTO
7. Uncle: Dial. : EME
8. ___ Snerd. : MORTIMER
9. Adolph's ally. : BENITO
10. ___ day. : RAINY
11. State: Abbr. : ORE
12. Versatile. : ALLAROUND
13. Coach dog. : DALMATIAN
14. ___ one's own canoe. : PADDLED
15. Mohammed ___. : ALI
16. Relatives of taws. : MIGS
17. Formations of troops. : ECHELONS
18. Disappointments: Colloq. : LETDOWNS
19. Taxpayer. : ASSESSEE
20. Food: Ital. : PASTO
22. The "Good Gray ___." : POET
30. Entanglements. : WEBS
32. Shiplike clock. : NEF
35. "Rock Hunter" playwright. : AXELROD
36. "___, potatoes, poultry, prunes and prism . . . " : PAPA
38. Delicate. : SLIGHT
41. Winnie and Daisy. : MAES
42. Dutch ___. : TREAT
44. Thief. : LOOTER
46. Flat-bottomed boat. : SCOW
47. Held on. : CLUNG
48. South African Dutch. : BOERS
49. Green grapes. : NIAGARAS
51. Sea ___, colorful polyp. : ANEMONE
52. Indulgent. : LENIENT
53. Supernatural being. : TROLL
54. Prowler. : LURKER
56. Declaims. : ORATES
57. Wild dog of India. : DHOLE
58. Go: Scot. : GAE
60. Certain soldier or sailor. : CORPSMAN
61. ___ arch. : OGEE
63. Holidays. : FIESTAS
64. Haughtily aloof. : UPSTAGE
65. Italians. : LATINS
68. Bing's concern. : OPERAS
69. Ethan ___. : ALLEN
70. Ridge, as on corduroy. : WALE
74. George Michael ___. : COHAN
77. "___ 17." : STALAG
78. ___ que (such as): Fr. : TEL
79. Part of the mise en scène. : DECOR
80. ___ Mountain, Georgia. : STONE
81. Mason. : ARTISAN
83. ___ of London. : LLOYDS
84. Whitewalls. : TIRES
86. Site of the Taj Majal. : AGRA
88. Alias Daisy Mae. : EDIEADAMS
89. La Scala offering. : RIGOLETTO
90. Cups used in diamond cutting. : DOPS
91. Second largest Greek city. : SALONIKA
92. Very hot. : TROPICAL
93. Bauble. : ORNAMENT
95. Members of R. C. M. P. : MOUNTIES
96. Like a night bird: Rare. : OWLY
98. Featherlike ocean growths. : SEAPENS
100. Greek letters. : CHIS
102. Compass point. : NNE
104. Parts of ___. : SPEECH
106. Of an armbone. : RADIAL
107. Noun suffixes. : ATIONS
108. Proclamation of a sort. : BANNS
111. One name for the Danube. : DUNA
112. Jack ___. : SPRAT
113. Beauty parlor. : SALON
114. Cousin of the giraffe. : OKAPI
116. Footing. : BASE
119. Tennyson poem. : DORA
122. Ganoid fish. : GAR
124. Brazil's neighbor: Abbr. : URU
126. Eat. : SUP
127. To a ___ (exactly). : TEE

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