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A. J. Santora
A. J. Santora

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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 Down
1. Tastes. : SIPS
5. Noted anthropologist. : BOAS
9. Slippered. : SHOD
13. Agreements. : PACTS
18. Lincoln's and Gray's. : INNSOFCOURT
21. Tea cake. : SCONE
22. To the left. : APORT
23. Advice to a neo-Quixote (with "you"). : CANTFIGHTCITYHALL
25. Hesitate. : DEMUR
26. Mouth: Prefix. : ORI
27. Wicopy or kauri. : TREE
28. Dispatch boat. : AVISO
29. Skinner. : OTIS
31. West. : MAE
32. Perceives. : SENSES
34. Totaled. : ADDED
36. Ancient Italian. : OSCAN
38. Many years. : EONS
39. Element. : ARGON
40. Noun suffix. : EER
41. 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
57. Star in Draco. : ADIB
58. ___ Française. : COMEDIE
60. Company. : TROOP
62. Front end. : PROW
64. Ascertain. : GETAT
66. Round up. : CORRAL
67. Brinker. : HANS
68. Tea. : PEKOE
69. More pleasing. : NICER
71. Not fired. : UNSHOT
73. Member of the Knesset. : ISRAELI
75. Sun-bathed. : BASKED
78. Constellation. : ARGO
80. Eject. : OUST
82. Landlord. : RENTER
83. Draw a larger audience. : OUTPULL
85. ___ as a bug. : ASSNUG
87. Tailor's measurement. : WAIST
89. Steep bank. : SCARP
90. Whilom. : ERST
92. Lucy ___, Scott heroine. : ASHTON
94. Nursery specialty. : SHRUB
98. The Elder, of B.C. Rome. : CATO
99. Adriatic stream. : THEPO
100. Procedures. : METHODS
102. Simplicity. : EASE
103. Gentlemen of Verona. : SIGNORS
105. Felt remorse. : RUED
107. In storage. : ENSILAGED
109. Toward the mouth: Zool. : ORAD
110. Young age. : TEENS
112. Tiny. : WEE
113. Child. : TOT
114. Time to do the chores, Spanish style. : MANANA
116. Idaho site of nuclear tests. : ARCA
117. Morgan le ___. : FAY
118. Action words. : VERBS
122. Missile. : ICBM
123. Cape Cod town. : TRURO
125. A ___ minute. : MILEA
127. Stick of old school days. : FERULE
128. River in Austria. : MUR
129. Antelope's playmates. : DEER
130. Staff of life in a way. : WHEAT
132. Part of a window. : SILL
134. ___ generis. : SUI
135. The end. : OMEGA
137. Singing group. : BARBERSHOPQUARTET
141. ___ Galilee. : SEAOF
142. Combine. : UNION
143. The "In" crowd. : CAFESOCIETY
144. Joint. : ANKLE
145. Remain. : STAY
146. Arabian gulf. : OMAN
147. Completes. : ENDS
1. Trapper. : SNARER
2. Frame. : INNING
3. Quiet! : PST
4. Plasticized. : SOFTENED
5. Kind of tea. : BOHEA
6. Leave! : OUT
7. Malls. : ARCADES
8. Worthless trifle. : STIVER
9. Viewpoint. : SCHOOLOFTHOUGHT
10. Bién ___, town near Saigon. : HOA
11. Hollywood term. : ONLOCATION
12. River feature. : DELTA
13. Shoulder ___. : PADS
14. Anthropoid. : APE
15. Continental pool. : COMMONMARKET
16. Absentee. : TRUANT
17. Importance. : STRESS
18. Twenty: Prefix. : ICOSA
19. Part of the shrubbery. : FIRS
20. Carriage: Abbr. : CGE
21. CBS, for one. : SYS
24. Prescription direction. : TID
30. Parading. : INSTEP
33. Crop control measure. : SOILBANKPROGRAM
35. More valued. : DEARER
37. Man's nickname. : STU
38. Where Ike starred. : EUROPEANTHEATER
41. Completely. : ALL
43. Language: Abbr. : HEB
45. Realm: Suffix. : RIC
46. Clingfish. : REMORA
47. Touches. : FEELS
49. Enchantress. : HAG
50. Town near Arnhem. : EDE
51. Brightened (up). : LIT
52. Viva ___. : VOCE
53. Spinets. : PIANOS
55. Thus: It. : COSI
56. Peter O'___. : TOOLE
59. Somebody's hero. : DRUGSTORECOWBOY
61. Slangy exclamation. : RATS
63. Dam. : WEIR
65. Entangle. : TIEUP
68. Iron. : PRESS
70. Cardinal: Abbr. : CDL
72. Quartered. : HOUSED
74. Indian title. : SRI
75. Pear. : BOSC
76. S. Amer. Indians. : AUCAS
77. Commercial, usually. : STATIONBREAK
79. File. : RASP
81. Part of the countdown. : TWOONE
84. Glassware oven. : LEHR
86. Accuses. : NAMES
88. Connectives. : ANDS
91. Chophouse. : RESTAURANT
93. Quicker than ___. : THEEYE
95. Dustcloth. : RAG
96. Practice. : USE
97. Sofa. : BED
99. As of now. : TODATE
101. Meet. : SIT
104. Girl's name. : NAN
106. Girl's name. : UNA
108. English poet. : LOVELACE
111. Slip. : ERR
112. Part of Greater Boston. : WALTHAM
114. Pink flower. : MIMOSA
115. Shrewdness. : ACUMEN
117. Complete failure. : FIASCO
119. Eroded. : RUSTED
120. Quaker-ladies. : BLUETS
121. Individuality. : SEITY
124. Puzzle. : REBUS
125. Debussy's sea. : MER
126. Fluttering. : ASPEN
127. Of an element: Prefix. : FLUO
129. Auto-___. : DAFE
131. Layer. : HEN
133. School ratings. : IQS
136. Mild oath. : GOL
138. Creek. : RIA
139. Two ___ kind. : OFA
140. Tokyo coin. : RIN

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 17 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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