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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: 26
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
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Rise. : ASCEND
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Asian land. : LAOS
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Italian province. : ROMA
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Greek geographer. : STRABO
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Persuader. : COAXER
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___ prima (at once): It. : ALLA
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Corker. : ONER
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Savile Row man. : TAILOR
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View from U.S. 66. : THEPAINTEDDESERT
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Fascinate. : ALLURE
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Sharpen. : HONE
30
The fabulous Clampetts. : BEVERLYHILLBILLIES
32
Girl of song. : LILLI
34
Mère l'___, Perrault's Mother Goose. : OYE
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
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Salutation. : AVE
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Playing card, old style. : TAROT
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Shave. : PARE
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Dance. : HULA
81
Piano key. : BFLAT
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Chinese Red. : MAO
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Sheep. : EWE
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Fortify. : MAN
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Deceitful. : TWOFACED
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Yamilke. : CAP
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Old Indian recipe. : FIREISLANDCURRY
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"Bali ___." : HAI
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At this place: Lat. abbr. : AHL
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Paints. : REDLEADS
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Algerian city. : ORAN
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Nick and Nora's dog. : ASTA
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Anthracite. : PEACOAL
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Quay. : LEVEE
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Zing. : PEP
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Reject. : SPURN
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Acted as a magistrate: Rare. : TRIBUNED
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Bridge players. : EASTS
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Roman assemblies. : CURIAE
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Formerly: Dial. : ONST
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Peter and others. : ARNOS
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Alias Ben Hur. : HESTON
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Northwest, Indian, etc.: Abbr. : TYS
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Wrench. : SPRAIN
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Suffix in chemistry. : ANE
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White wines. : HOCKS
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World's Fair site. : FLUSHINGMEADOWPARK
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Actor Tamiroff. : AKIM
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Famous yachtsman. : LIPTON
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Stereo favorite. : GRANDCANYONSUITE
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Finish. : ENDING
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Capital city: Abbr. : LOND
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Noun suffix. : TION
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City on Lake Erie. : EUCLID
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São Miguel, Fayal, etc. : AZORES
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Purl. : EDDY
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"This one's ___." : ONME
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Honi soit qui mal ___. : YPENSE
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Relative of cortisone. : ACTH
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Where Karl Marx lived. : SOHO
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City on the Orne. : CAEN
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Dismiss. : EXPEL
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Educators' group. : NEA
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Small drop. : DRIBLET
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European land. : LATVIA
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Nautical word. : ALEE
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Purplish red. : OLDROSE
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With regret. : SADLY
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___ Hashana. : ROSH
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___ million. : ONEINA
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Blackbirds: Poet. : MERLES
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Natural. : ARTLESS
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Settled. : STAID
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Covered with wax. : TALLOWED
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Runlet. : RILL
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His: Fr. : ALUI
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Humdrum one. : BORE
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Galena, et al. : ORES
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Mrs. Jarley's friend. : NELL
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View. : EYE
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Pastry square. : BROWNIE
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Cleo's maid. : IRAS
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Per ___. : CAPITA
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Object. : PROTEST
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Alan Shepard's pick-up ship. : LAKECHAMPLAIN
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___ dish, in chemistry. : PETRI
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General. : BROAD
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One of the unions. : ITU
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Summer wear. : PALMBEACHSUIT
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As a friend: Fr. : ENAMI
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Ad ___. : REM
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Garden flower. : LUPINE
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French pronoun. : ELLES
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Eternities. : EONS
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Stowe novel. : DRED
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Obedience. : DUTY
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Pilot's concern. : AIRSPEED
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Not detected. : UNFOUND
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Emcee's prop. : STOOL
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Venison. : MEAT
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Magnetic core. : ARMATURE
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Galley. : PROOF
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Anticipate. : FORESEE
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Candy. : TAFFY
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Hummer's note. : TRA
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Stringed instrument: Abbr. : VLA
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"Where there's ___ . . . " : AWILL
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Merchants' guilds. : HANSES
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By nature. : BORN
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Serving dish. : TEATRAY
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___ stand. : MADEA
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Shawl. : WRAP
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Namesakes of Henry II's lady. : DIANES
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Bligh, for one: Abbr. : CAPT
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What no man is, to his valet. : AHERO
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Shah's land. : IRAN
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Study over. : RELEARN
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Flows along. : LAVES
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Grove. : COPSE
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Part of a dateline. : APR
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One of the networks. : CBS
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Excelled. : OUTSHONE
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Immersed. : SUNK
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Lag behind. : DRAGGLE
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Big Dipper. : THEWAIN
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Londoner. : COCKNEY
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Hunter. : NIMROD
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___ all. : ONEAND
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Fictional sleuth. : SHAYNE
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Bovine of a sort. : TORO
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Metallic sounds. : PINGS
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Increase. : ADD
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Night: Prefix. : NOCTO
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Béchamel. : SAUCE
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Insect. : FLEA
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City on the Danube. : LINZ
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Hair style: Colloq. : UPDO
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Flurry. : STIR
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Presidential nickname. : ANDY
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___ Penh. : PNOM
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Furnace. : KILN
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"As ___ in heaven." : ITIS
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Ancient Asian. : MEDE
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Eat. : SUP

Answer summary: 14 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 13 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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