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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: 18
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 Down
1. Thickets. : BOSKS
6. "I ___ little pony . . . " : HADA
10. Places. : PUTS
14. Mother of Ishmael. : HAGAR
19. "Comes in like ___ . . . " : ALION
20. French city : NIMES
21. Santa ___. : ANITA
23. Subject of recent movie. : ALAMO
24. Silk gauze. : LISSE
25. 1880 novel. : BROTHERSKARAMAZOV
28. Sea bird. : MOTHERCAREYSCHICKEN
30. Regard. : EYE
31. Architect Saarinen. : EERO
32. Brothers. : MEN
33. Part of D. V. : DEO
34. Chosen. : KOREA
36. Check. : ARREST
38. Caviar source. : STARLET
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
74. Experiences. : HAS
75. British actor. : NIVEN
76. Morris West book. : DAUGHTEROFSILENCE
82. Frets. : STEWS
84. Language: Abbr. : RUS
85. Crackajack. : ONER
86. Knight's garb. : ARMOR
90. Brandon Thomas comedy. : CHARLEYSAUNT
94. Evian. : SPA
95. Current songwriter. : STYNE
96. Attitude. : AIR
97. Territories. : REALMS
98. Harmful fly. : TSETSE
101. Miss Skinner's father. : OTIS
102. "Father ___ Best." : KNOWS
105. Cousin of Mohammed. : ALI
106. Marsh plant. : CATTAIL
107. See 141 Across. : PHOT
108. Artist. : ETCHER
110. Recipe abbreviation. : TBS
112. Mauna ___. : LOA
113. Point. : NIB
115. M. D.'s aides. : RNS
116. Barn dance call. : DOSADOS
118. Overruns. : INFESTS
121. Jellies, in cookery. : GELEES
123. Office machine. : MIMEO
125. Wave: Sp. : OLA
126. Postwar agency. : ECA
128. Burden. : LADE
129. Function. : ACT
132. Comedy of over 350 years ago. : MERRYWIVESOFWINDSOR
138. 1819 romance. : BRIDEOFLAMMERMOOR
140. Snap. : COOKY
141. Light measure. : LUMEN
142. Shoe leather. : SOLES
143. Science of measuring: Suffix. : METRY
144. Ice star. : HENIE
145. Put pressure on. : EXERT
146. Inferior. : PUNY
147. Handle: Fr. : ANSE
148. Letters. : ESSES
1. Fragrance. : BALM
2. Medley. : OLIO
3. Famous Australian. : SISTERKENNY
4. Legitimate: Slang. : KOSHER
5. Scoffed. : SNEERED
6. Abibaal's son. : HIRAM
7. Poems of 13 B. C. : AMORES
8. Enforced delay. : DETENTION
9. Pallid. : ASHY
10. Shopper's concern. : PARCEL
11. Removes footwear. : UNSHOES
12. Kon-___. : TIKI
13. Chimney. : STACK
14. Diner breakfast. : HAMNEGGS
15. State: Abbr. : ALA
16. Look long. : GAZE
17. Fukien city. : AMOY
18. Stroll. : ROVE
20. TV's "Peacock." : NBC
22. ___ the Covenant. : ARKOF
26. Relative of Ezra. : ESDRAS
27. High nest. : AERIE
29. Brighter. : ROSIER
35. Time-gaining sound. : AHEM
36. Absolve, old style. : ASSOIL
37. Luzon language. : TAGALOG
39. Advantage. : ADGE
40. Type of sale. : TIEIN
42. Braid: Fr. : TRESSE
43. "My Sister ___." : EILEEN
44. Price scale. : RATES
45. Tips. : CANTS
49. One of the Lincolns. : TODD
52. Withdrawer. : SECEDER
54. Grind the teeth. : GNASH
55. French name associated with tobacco. : NICOT
57. Punctuation mark: Abbr. : SEM
61. Count: Ger. : GRAF
62. Western gear. : LASSO
63. ___ of Cutch. : RANN
66. Dragnet. : TRAWL
68. Hamlet's father. : GHOST
69. Silicates. : MICAS
70. Surpass. : OVERTOP
73. Lymph. : SERUM
77. Employer. : USER
78. Scores. : RUNS
79. Type of small map. : INSET
80. Widow's "mites." : LEPTA
81. Rubbing out. : ERASING
82. Ancestor worship. : SHINTO
83. Old card game: Var. : TAROCS
87. TV program. : MYTHREESONS
88. Supermarket purchase. : ONIONS
89. Signs, in music. : RESTS
90. Crusted. : CAKED
91. Indeed. : YEA
92. River into the Gila. : SALT
93. Excuse. : ALIBI
98. Resort near Santa Fe. : TAOS
99. Clay and Webster. : STATESMEN
100. Words from Psalm 22. : ELIELI
103. Loud bang. : WHAM
104. Dregs. : SEDIMENT
106. Adhere. : CLEAVE
109. Son of Montague. : ROMEO
111. Winter figures. : SNOWMEN
114. Heroine of "Streetcar." : BLANCHE
117. Slaves. : SERFS
119. Inadequate. : FLIMSY
120. Darts: Colloq. : SCOOTS
122. Taro roots. : EDDOES
124. Lower deck. : ORLOP
127. Word used with said and time. : AFORE
129. Relative of Baker. : ABLE
130. Puzzling thing. : CRUX
131. Father ___. : TIME
133. River of 34 Across. : YALU
134. Girl's name. : ERMA
135. Distorted. : WRY
136. Fruit picker: Colloq. : OKIE
137. Breads. : RYES
139. ___ Alte. : DER

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 13 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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