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A. J. Santora
A. J. Santora

RELATIVITY

New York Times, Sunday, April 15, 1962

Author:
A. J. Santora
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 162, Blocks: 92, Avg Word Len: 5.40, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 682 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 138, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 11, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17
A. J. Santora has 185 pre-Shortz puzzles and 68 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,657
Across
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Thickets. : BOSKS
6
"I ___ little pony . . . " : HADA
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Places. : PUTS
14
Mother of Ishmael. : HAGAR
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"Comes in like ___ . . . " : ALION
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French city : NIMES
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Santa ___. : ANITA
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Subject of recent movie. : ALAMO
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Silk gauze. : LISSE
25
1880 novel. : BROTHERSKARAMAZOV
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Sea bird. : MOTHERCAREYSCHICKEN
30
Regard. : EYE
31
Architect Saarinen. : EERO
32
Brothers. : MEN
33
Part of D. V. : DEO
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Chosen. : KOREA
36
Check. : ARREST
38
Caviar source. : STERLET
41
Kind of aircraft. : FIGHTER
45
Barrel: Abbr. : CSK
46
Day: Sp. : DIA
47
Cantor's wife. : IDA
48
Pose. : SIT
50
Woman adviser. : EGERIA
51
Namesakes of Peer Gynt's mother. : ASES
53
Convivial drinks. : EGGNOGS
56
Sister of Helios. : EOS
58
Food fish. : SMELT
59
No part. : NONE
60
Froglike. : RANINE
61
Aircraft. : GLIDER
64
Understand. : SEE
65
Color: Poet. : TINCT
67
Sealing wax ingredient. : LAC
68
Painter of American primitives. : GRANDMAMOSES
71
Foxier. : SLYER
72
Bears: Sp. : OSOS
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Experiences. : HAS
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British actor. : NIVEN
76
Morris West book. : DAUGHTEROFSILENCE
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Frets. : STEWS
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Language: Abbr. : RUS
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Crackajack. : ONER
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Knight's garb. : ARMOR
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Brandon Thomas comedy. : CHARLEYSAUNT
94
Evian. : SPA
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Current songwriter. : STYNE
96
Attitude. : AIR
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Territories. : REALMS
98
Harmful fly. : TSETSE
101
Miss Skinner's father. : OTIS
102
"Father ___ Best." : KNOWS
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Cousin of Mohammed. : ALI
106
Marsh plant. : CATTAIL
107
See 141 Across. : PHOT
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Artist. : ETCHER
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Recipe abbreviation. : TBS
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Mauna ___. : LOA
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Point. : NIB
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M. D.'s aides. : RNS
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Barn dance call. : DOSADOS
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Overruns. : INFESTS
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Jellies, in cookery. : GELEES
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Office machine. : MIMEO
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Wave: Sp. : OLA
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Postwar agency. : ECA
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Burden. : LADE
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Function. : ACT
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Comedy of over 350 years ago. : MERRYWIVESOFWINDSOR
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1819 romance. : BRIDEOFLAMMERMOOR
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Snap. : COOKY
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Light measure. : LUMEN
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Shoe leather. : SOLES
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Science of measuring: Suffix. : METRY
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Ice star. : HENIE
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Put pressure on. : EXERT
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Inferior. : PUNY
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Handle: Fr. : ANSE
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Letters. : ESSES
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Fragrance. : BALM
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Medley. : OLIO
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Famous Australian. : SISTERKENNY
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Legitimate: Slang. : KOSHER
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Scoffed. : SNEERED
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Abibaal's son. : HIRAM
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Poems of 13 B. C. : AMORES
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Enforced delay. : DETENTION
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Pallid. : ASHY
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Shopper's concern. : PARCEL
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Removes footwear. : UNSHOES
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Kon-___. : TIKI
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Chimney. : STACK
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Diner breakfast. : HAMNEGGS
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State: Abbr. : ALA
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Look long. : GAZE
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Fukien city. : AMOY
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Stroll. : ROVE
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TV's "Peacock." : NBC
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___ the Covenant. : ARKOF
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Relative of Ezra. : ESDRAS
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High nest. : AERIE
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Brighter. : ROSIER
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Time-gaining sound. : AHEM
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Absolve, old style. : ASSOIL
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Luzon language. : TAGALOG
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Advantage. : EDGE
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Type of sale. : TIEIN
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Braid: Fr. : TRESSE
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"My Sister ___." : EILEEN
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Price scale. : RATES
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Tips. : CANTS
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One of the Lincolns. : TODD
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Withdrawer. : SECEDER
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Grind the teeth. : GNASH
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French name associated with tobacco. : NICOT
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Punctuation mark: Abbr. : SEM
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Count: Ger. : GRAF
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Western gear. : LASSO
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___ of Cutch. : RANN
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Dragnet. : TRAWL
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Hamlet's father. : GHOST
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Silicates. : MICAS
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Surpass. : OVERTOP
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Lymph. : SERUM
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Employer. : USER
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Scores. : RUNS
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Type of small map. : INSET
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Widow's "mites." : LEPTA
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Rubbing out. : ERASING
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Ancestor worship. : SHINTO
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Old card game: Var. : TAROCS
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TV program. : MYTHREESONS
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Supermarket purchase. : ONIONS
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Signs, in music. : RESTS
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Crusted. : CAKED
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Indeed. : YEA
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River into the Gila. : SALT
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Excuse. : ALIBI
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Resort near Santa Fe. : TAOS
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Clay and Webster. : STATESMEN
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Words from Psalm 22. : ELIELI
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Loud bang. : WHAM
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Dregs. : SEDIMENT
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Adhere. : CLEAVE
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Son of Montague. : ROMEO
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Winter figures. : SNOWMEN
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Heroine of "Streetcar." : BLANCHE
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Slaves. : SERFS
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Inadequate. : FLIMSY
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Darts: Colloq. : SCOOTS
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Taro roots. : EDDOES
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Lower deck. : ORLOP
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Word used with said and time. : AFORE
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Relative of Baker. : ABLE
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Puzzling thing. : CRUX
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Father ___. : TIME
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River of 34 Across. : YALU
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Girl's name. : ERMA
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Distorted. : WRY
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Fruit picker: Colloq. : OKIE
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Breads. : RYES
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___ Alte. : DER

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 13 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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