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A. J. Santora
A. J. Santora

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC

New York Times, Sunday, April 19, 1964

Author:
A. J. Santora
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 164, Blocks: 87, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 688 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 140, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 19, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 27
A. J. Santora has 185 pre-Shortz puzzles and 68 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,376
Across
1. Rise. : ASCEND
7. Asian land. : LAOS
11. Italian province. : ROMA
15. Greek geographer. : STRABO
21. Persuader. : COAXER
22. ___ prima (at once): It. : ALLA
23. Corker. : ONER
24. Savile Row man. : TAILOR
25. View from U.S. 66. : THEPAINTEDDESERT
28. Fascinate. : ALLURE
29. Sharpen. : HONE
30. The fabulous Clampetts. : BEVERLYHILLBILLIES
32. Girl of song. : LILLI
34. Mère l'___, Perrault's Mother Goose. : OVE
35. ___-well. : NEERDO
36. NCO. : CPL
39. Passes a runner twice. : RELAPS
41. Voice. : BASSO
42. Clean off. : WIPE
46. Historic mountain. : ARARAT
48. Fisherman. : EELER
51. "___ Low." : SWEETAND
54. Nudges. : POKES
55. Grammarian's abbreviation. : DAT
57. Full of: Suffix. : ULOUS
60. Knotty. : NODULAR
61. News note. : ITEM
62. Glacier in Alaska. : MUIR
63. Banana. : PLANTAIN
65. Relative of Mrs. : MME
66. Private eye. : TEC
67. Sherwood play. : PETRIFIEDFOREST
70. Proposal. : BID
71. Receptacles in cars. : ASHTRAYS
73. Come ___ (enticements). : ONS
74. ___ Paul. : OOM
75. Salutation. : AVE
77. Playing card, old style. : TAROT
78. Shave. : PARE
80. Dance. : HULA
81. Piano key. : BFLAT
83. Chinese Red. : MAO
84. Sheep. : EWE
85. Fortify. : MAN
86. Deceitful. : TWOFACED
89. Yamilke. : CAP
91. Old Indian recipe. : FIREISLANDCURRY
96. "Bali ___." : HAI
97. At this place: Lat. abbr. : AHL
98. Paints. : REDLEADS
99. Algerian city. : ORAN
100. Nick and Nora's dog. : ASTA
101. Anthracite. : PEACOAL
104. Quay. : LEVEE
105. Zing. : PEP
106. Reject. : SPURN
107. Acted as a magistrate: Rare. : TRIBUNED
109. Bridge players. : EASTS
111. Roman assemblies. : CURIAE
112. Formerly: Dial. : ONST
113. Peter and others. : ARNOS
116. Alias Ben Hur. : HESTON
119. Northwest, Indian, etc.: Abbr. : TYS
120. Wrench. : SPRAIN
122. Suffix in chemistry. : ANE
124. White wines. : HOCKS
126. World's Fair site. : FLUSHINGMEADOWPARK
132. Actor Tamiroff. : AKIM
136. Famous yachtsman. : LIPTON
137. Stereo favorite. : GRANDCANYONSUITE
139. Finish. : ENDING
140. Capital city: Abbr. : LOND
141. Noun suffix. : TION
142. City on Lake Erie. : EUCLID
143. São Miguel, Fayal, etc. : AZORES
144. Purl. : EDDY
145. "This one's ___." : ONME
146. Honi soit qui mal ___. : YPENSE
Down
1. Relative of cortisone. : ACTH
2. Where Karl Marx lived. : SOHO
3. City on the Orne. : CAEN
4. Dismiss. : EXPEL
5. Educators' group. : NEA
6. Small drop. : DRIBLET
7. European land. : LATVIA
8. Nautical word. : ALEE
9. Purplish red. : OLDROSE
10. With regret. : SADLV
11. ___ Hashana. : ROSH
12. ___ million. : ONEINA
13. Blackbirds: Poet. : MERLES
14. Natural. : ARTLESS
15. Settled. : STAID
16. Covered with wax. : TALLOWED
17. Runlet. : RILL
18. His: Fr. : ALUI
19. Humdrum one. : BORE
20. Galena, et al. : ORES
26. Mrs. Jarley's friend. : NELL
27. View. : EYE
31. Pastry square. : BROWNIE
33. Cleo's maid. : IRAS
36. Per ___. : CAPITA
37. Object. : PROTEST
38. Alan Shepard's pick-up ship. : LAKECHAMPLAIN
40. ___ dish, in chemistry. : PETRI
41. General. : BROAD
43. One of the unions. : ITU
44. Summer wear. : PALMBEACHSUIT
45. As a friend: Fr. : ENAMI
47. Ad ___. : REM
49. Garden flower. : LUPINE
50. French pronoun. : ELLES
52. Eternities. : EONS
53. Stowe novel. : DRED
55. Obedience. : DUTY
56. Pilot's concern. : AIRSPEED
58. Not detected. : UNFOUND
59. Emcee's prop. : STOOL
62. Venison. : MEAT
64. Magnetic core. : ARMATURE
67. Galley. : PROOF
68. Anticipate. : FORESEE
69. Candy. : TAFFY
72. Hummer's note. : TRA
76. Stringed instrument: Abbr. : VLA
79. "Where there's ___ . . . " : AWILL
80. Merchants' guilds. : HANSES
81. By nature. : BORN
82. Serving dish. : TEATRAY
85. ___ stand. : MADEA
87. Shawl. : WRAP
88. Namesakes of Henry II's lady. : DIANES
89. Bligh, for one: Abbr. : CAPT
90. What no man is, to his valet. : AHERO
92. Shah's land. : IRAN
93. Study over. : RELEARN
94. Flows along. : LAVES
95. Grove. : COPSE
100. Part of a dateline. : APR
102. One of the networks. : CBS
103. Excelled. : OUTSHONE
106. Immersed. : SUNK
108. Lag behind. : DRAGGLE
110. Big Dipper. : THEWAIN
111. Londoner. : COCKNEY
114. Hunter. : NIMROD
115. ___ all. : ONEAND
117. Fictional sleuth. : SHAYNE
118. Bovine of a sort. : TORO
121. Metallic sounds. : PINGS
122. Increase. : ADD
123. Night: Prefix. : NOCTO
125. Béchamel. : SAUCE
126. Insect. : FLEA
127. City on the Danube. : LINZ
128. Hair style: Colloq. : UPDO
129. Flurry. : STIR
130. Presidential nickname. : ANDY
131. ___ Penh. : PNOM
133. Furnace. : KILN
134. "As ___ in heaven." : ITIS
135. Ancient Asian. : MEDE
138. Eat. : SUP

Answer summary: 15 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 14 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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