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A. J. Santora
A. J. Santora

BUSINESSLIKE

New York Times, Sunday, March 20, 1966

Author:
A. J. Santora
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 89, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 674 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 104, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 14, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 25
A. J. Santora has 185 pre-Shortz puzzles and 68 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,063
Across
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Tastes. : SIPS
5
Noted anthropologist. : BOAS
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Slippered. : SHOD
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Agreements. : PACTS
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Lincoln's and Gray's. : INNSOFCOURT
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Tea cake. : SCONE
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To the left. : APORT
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Advice to a neo-Quixote (with "you"). : CANTFIGHTCITYHALL
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Hesitate. : DEMUR
26
Mouth: Prefix. : ORI
27
Wicopy or kauri. : TREE
28
Dispatch boat. : AVISO
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Skinner. : OTIS
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West. : MAE
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Perceives. : SENSES
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Totaled. : ADDED
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Ancient Italian. : OSCAN
38
Many years. : EONS
39
Element. : ARGON
40
Noun suffix. : EER
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Ski resort in Utah. : ALTA
42
Switches. : SHUNTS
44
Comparative ending. : IER
46
African title. : RAS
47
Laugh to scorn. : FLOUT
48
Type of paper. : TERM
49
Dabchick. : HELLDIVER
53
Booty. : PELF
54
Vehicle for winter sport. : ICEBOAT
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Star in Draco. : ADIB
58
___ Française. : COMEDIE
60
Company. : TROOP
62
Front end. : PROW
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Ascertain. : GETAT
66
Round up. : CORRAL
67
Brinker. : HANS
68
Tea. : PEKOE
69
More pleasing. : NICER
71
Not fired. : UNSHOT
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Member of the Knesset. : ISRAELI
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Sun-bathed. : BASKED
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Constellation. : ARGO
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Eject. : OUST
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Landlord. : RENTER
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Draw a larger audience. : OUTPULL
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___ as a bug. : ASSNUG
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Tailor's measurement. : WAIST
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Steep bank. : SCARP
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Whilom. : ERST
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Lucy ___, Scott heroine. : ASHTON
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Nursery specialty. : SHRUB
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The Elder, of B.C. Rome. : CATO
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Adriatic stream. : THEPO
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Procedures. : METHODS
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Simplicity. : EASE
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Gentlemen of Verona. : SIGNORS
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Felt remorse. : RUED
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In storage. : ENSILAGED
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Toward the mouth: Zool. : ORAD
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Young age. : TEENS
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Tiny. : WEE
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Child. : TOT
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Time to do the chores, Spanish style. : MANANA
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Idaho site of nuclear tests. : ARCA
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Morgan le ___. : FAY
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Action words. : VERBS
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Missile. : ICBM
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Cape Cod town. : TRURO
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A ___ minute. : MILEA
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Stick of old school days. : FERULE
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River in Austria. : MUR
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Antelope's playmates. : DEER
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Staff of life in a way. : WHEAT
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Part of a window. : SILL
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___ generis. : SUI
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The end. : OMEGA
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Singing group. : BARBERSHOPQUARTET
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___ Galilee. : SEAOF
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Combine. : UNION
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The "In" crowd. : CAFESOCIETY
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Joint. : ANKLE
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Remain. : STAY
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Arabian gulf. : OMAN
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Completes. : ENDS
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Trapper. : SNARER
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Frame. : INNING
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Quiet! : PST
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Plasticized. : SOFTENED
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Kind of tea. : BOHEA
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Leave! : OUT
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Malls. : ARCADES
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Worthless trifle. : STIVER
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Viewpoint. : SCHOOLOFTHOUGHT
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Bién ___, town near Saigon. : HOA
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Hollywood term. : ONLOCATION
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River feature. : DELTA
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Shoulder ___. : PADS
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Anthropoid. : APE
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Continental pool. : COMMONMARKET
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Absentee. : TRUANT
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Importance. : STRESS
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Twenty: Prefix. : ICOSA
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Part of the shrubbery. : FIRS
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Carriage: Abbr. : CGE
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CBS, for one. : SYS
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Prescription direction. : TID
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Parading. : INSTEP
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Crop control measure. : SOILBANKPROGRAM
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More valued. : DEARER
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Man's nickname. : STU
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Where Ike starred. : EUROPEANTHEATER
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Completely. : ALL
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Language: Abbr. : HEB
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Realm: Suffix. : RIC
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Clingfish. : REMORA
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Touches. : FEELS
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Enchantress. : HAG
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Town near Arnhem. : EDE
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Brightened (up). : LIT
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Viva ___. : VOCE
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Spinets. : PIANOS
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Thus: It. : COSI
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Peter O'___. : TOOLE
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Somebody's hero. : DRUGSTORECOWBOY
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Slangy exclamation. : RATS
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Dam. : WEIR
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Entangle. : TIEUP
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Iron. : PRESS
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Cardinal: Abbr. : CDL
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Quartered. : HOUSED
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Indian title. : SRI
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Pear. : BOSC
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S. Amer. Indians. : AUCAS
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Commercial, usually. : STATIONBREAK
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File. : RASP
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Part of the countdown. : TWOONE
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Glassware oven. : LEHR
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Accuses. : NAMES
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Connectives. : ANDS
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Chophouse. : RESTAURANT
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Quicker than ___. : THEEYE
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Dustcloth. : RAG
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Practice. : USE
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Sofa. : BED
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As of now. : TODATE
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Meet. : SIT
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Girl's name. : NAN
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Girl's name. : UNA
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English poet. : LOVELACE
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Slip. : ERR
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Part of Greater Boston. : WALTHAM
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Pink flower. : MIMOSA
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Shrewdness. : ACUMEN
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Complete failure. : FIASCO
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Eroded. : RUSTED
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Quaker-ladies. : BLUETS
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Individuality. : SEITY
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Puzzle. : REBUS
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Debussy's sea. : MER
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Fluttering. : ASPEN
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Of an element: Prefix. : FLUO
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Auto-___. : DAFE
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Layer. : HEN
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School ratings. : IQS
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Mild oath. : GOL
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Creek. : RIA
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Two ___ kind. : OFA
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Tokyo coin. : RIN

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 17 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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