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A. J. Santora
A. J. Santora

COUNTRY STYLE

New York Times, Sunday, March 9, 1969

Author:
A. J. Santora
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.27, Missing: { F Q X }, Scrabble score: 581 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 110, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 17, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 26
A. J. Santora has 185 pre-Shortz puzzles and 68 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,148
Across
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Town near Salerno : EBOLI
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In cipher : CODED
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Years : AGES
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Kneehole : DESK
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Nikolai : LENIN
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Knowing : AWARE
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Extinguish : DAMP
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Matrimony : RITE
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___ look at it : LETME
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1835 novel : TARASBULBA
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___ prinz (Ger. title) : KRON
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Feel pity : ACHE
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Zigzag : CORKSCREW
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Knowing : SCIENT
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Nobel physicist, 1925 : HERTZ
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___ majesty : LESE
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Children's writer : AAMILNE
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Halberd and battle-ax : GISARMES
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Cables : GUYS
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I hate: Lat. : ODI
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Spells : SORCERIES
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Parhelion : SUN
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Flamboyance : PANACHE
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Journey : TREK
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Belgian town : SPA
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Urey, for one : CHEMIST
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Streaked, as wood : ROED
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That is: Lat. : IDEST
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Iconoclast's opposite : IDOLATER
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Go-go dancer of myth : MAENAD
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Reagan, for short : RON
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Item : ONE
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With : CUM
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Belgian shoe : SABOT
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Foxy : SLY
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Dairy case item : MUNSTERCHEESE
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Japanese apricot : UME
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___-brac : BRICA
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Poetic start : OPE
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Prepositions : ATS
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Easily shifted: Abbr. : MBL
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Jitters. : NERVES
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Pears' cousins : AVOCADOS
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Crown : TIARA
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Federal group: Abbr. : USIA
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Sets in an order : ENRANKS
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Warsaw for one: Abbr. : CTO
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Kosygin's no : NYET
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Like some satellites : MANMADE
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Home: Abbr. : RES
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Big leagues : THEMAJORS
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Month: Abbr. : APL
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Northern ___ : SPYS
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Autocratic : DESPOTIC
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Freely, in music : SCIOLTO
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End of the loaf : HEEL
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Rule: Fr. : REGLE
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Record player : STEREO
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Nun of an order : POORCLARE
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Color : TINT
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Arabian Nights' total : IOOI
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Light overcoat : ULSTERETTE
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Shore : DINAH
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Composition : OPUS
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Good taste : GOUT
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___ water : INHOT
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___ curiae : AMICI
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Verse man : NASH
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Injection, familiarly : HYPO
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Prows : STEMS
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Followings : SECTS
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Raines : ELLA
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Nut tree : BEECH
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Ready to putt : ONTHEGREEN
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Some poems : LIMERICKS
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Like: Suffix : INE
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Rome's "censor" : CATO
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Man ___ : OWAR
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Beclouds : DARKLES
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Clears a tape : ERASES
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Blood rels. : DESCS
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Together, in music : ADUE
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Bay of song : GALWAY
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Envoy's home: Abbr. : EMB
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Burst : SPASM
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TV hero : DRKILDARE
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Reconciliations : EIRENICONS
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Blarney ___ : STONE
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U.S. artist : KENT
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Type of watch spring : BREGUET
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Bosses : CZARS
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Shoot : CION
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Part of Mao's name : TSE
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Cobras : ASPS
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Extras, in music : RIPIENI
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Honey drink : MEAD
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Disentangled : UNMESHED
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To-do : STIR
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Church listing : ORDO
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White clovers : SHAMROCKS
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To an extreme : ATMOST
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Restore : HEAL
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Whirlpool : EDDY
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Hint : CLUE
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Dies ___ : IRAE
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Ballet movement : TOMBE
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Church service book : OCTAVARY
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___ of strength : ATEST
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Cultivated : NURSED
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___ ahead (lead) : BEASTEP
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Cliff : SCAR
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Auditors : CPAS
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E Pluribus ___ : UNUM
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Arizona sight : MESA
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Prickly : ERINACEOUS
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Medical center : MAYOCLINIC
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A rabbit : BRER
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Atlas lines: Abbr. : LATS
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Ghoul-like : VAMPIRISH
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John's problem, off and on : ONESHOE
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Newspaper pioneer : OCHS
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Rapidly : INJIGTIME
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Settle down : NEST
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Rory ___, Irish rebel : OMORE
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Spiny lily : ALOE
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"To ___ truth" : TELLTHE
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Corroded : ATE
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Appears suddenly : POPSUP
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Obliging : DECENT
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___ punch : STOPA
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Lake, in Ireland : LOUGH
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"To ___ human" : ERRIS
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Put into law : ENACT
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Biblical land: Var. : SION
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Bismarck : OTTO
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Speck : ATOM
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Soaks : RETS
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Pronoun : THIS
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Myrna : LOY
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Prosecutors : DAS

Answer summary: 16 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 12 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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