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A. J. Santora
A. J. Santora

New York Times, Thursday, March 29, 1979

Author:
A. J. Santora
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { J K Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
A. J. Santora has 185 pre-Shortz puzzles and 68 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,733

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Students & seniors
Across
1. She wrote "My Friend Flicka" : OHARA
6. Young seal : PUP
9. Doing an impersonation : APING
14. Feast of Lots : PURIM
15. ___ rule (generally) : ASA
16. Cruise ship : LINER
17. Certain annoyances : PETPEEVES
19. "___ en rose," 1946 pop song : LAVIE
20. Having guests in : ENTERTAINING
22. In ___ (agitated) : ASNIT
24. City in North Dakota : MINOT
25. Quarterback's stat. re passing : ATT
26. Kind of sauce : TARTAR
29. Discoverer's cry : AHA
32. Scholarly sect of yore : PHARISEES
34. Occurring every eighth day : OCTAN
36. Debate : ARGUE
37. B.S.A. member : SCT
38. American revolutionary : PAINE
39. Uses a jigsaw : COPES
40. Sinatra's "Put Your Dreams Away" : THEMESONG
42. Mount ___, Australia : EBA
43. Incomplete metal casting : MISRUN
44. Slow race horse: Slang : NAG
45. Line an embankment with stone : REVET
48. Silence : SHUSH
50. Hostly duty : INTRODUCTION
54. Holy person : SAINT
55. Refreshment amount : TEACUPFUL
59. The ones present : THESE
60. Tokyo, once : EDO
61. Venetian red : SIENA
62. Cockles : OASTS
63. ___ Moines : DES
64. Completed : ENDED
Down
1. Against: Abbr. : OPP
2. Shading : HUE
3. Paintings : ART
4. Mellow : RIPEN
5. Social courtesies : AMENITIES
6. Resurface : PAVE
7. Snuffer, e.g. : USER
8. Adept : PASTMASTER
9. "___ the Family" : ALLIN
10. Gathering place at many a party : PIANO
11. Hostly formality : INVITATIONS
12. No, in Berlin : NEIN
13. Actor Morris : GREG
18. Kett and James : ETTAS
21. Melody : AIR
22. Pulsating : ATHROB
23. Prenuptial bashes : STAGPARTIES
25. Quickly : APACE
27. Gave a refund : RESTITUTED
28. Cal and Carnegie : TECHS
30. Hard-hearted gal of songdom : HANNAH
31. Lay ___ (bomb) : ANEGG
33. Bemoan : RUE
34. Come one, come all : OPENHOUSE
35. En tout ___ (vanity bag) : CAS
41. Party pepper-upper : MUSIC
43. Kind of sch. : MED
46. Painter Max : ERNST
47. Yea and nay : VOTES
49. Loosen a clasp : UNPIN
50. That ___ say : ISTO
51. Okinawan port : NAHA
52. Give up : CEDE
53. New Mexico art colony : TAOS
56. T-man : FED
57. French article : UNE
58. Stripling : LAD

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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