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A. J. Santora
A. J. Santora

New York Times, Friday, April 7, 1989

Author:
A. J. Santora
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
A. J. Santora has 185 pre-Shortz puzzles and 68 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,395
Across
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They outnumber Reps. : DEMS
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Styling : FORMAT
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Suppositions : IFS
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Part : AREA
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Former mayor of San Francisco : ALIOTO
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" . . . ___ thousand times . . . " : NOA
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Melanie Griffith film: 1988 : WORKINGGIRL
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Roast attire : TUX
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Beats (out) : EDGES
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Shortener : ABRIDGER
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Teeter for two : SEESAW
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Voice vote : YEA
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Name for a bear : URSA
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The ___, rock group : WHO
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Director Forman : MILOS
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One ___ kind : OFA
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Katharine Hepburn film: 1935 : ALICEADAMS
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Joan Crawford film: 1945 : MILDREDPIERCE
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Ginger Rogers film: 1940 : KITTYFOYLE
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Kind of man : YES
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Beauty expert Lauder : ESTEE
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Mom's girl : SIS
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Saudi region : ASIR
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Two-piecer top : BRA
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Stew base : OYSTER
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Take steps to keep the house warm : INSULATE
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Translation for "nemo" : NOONE
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Dress, with "up" : TOG
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Greer Garson film: 1943 : MADAMECURIE
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A Vanna turnover : ANI
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Book of the Bible : PSALMS
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Draft beer : SUDS
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Letters for an ensign : USN
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Flash : STREAK
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First word of N.C.'s motto : ESSE
Down
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Co-Nobelist for Peace: 1925 : DAWES
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Disintegrate : ERODE
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Flow together : MERGE
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"___ alive!" : SAKES
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Strike out : FAN
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Actress Fabian of "The Goldbergs" : OLGA
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Beatles' "Eleanor ___" : RIGBY
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Wavy pattern : MOIRE
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Open courtyards : ATRIA
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Revealed : TOLD
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Weave : INTERLACE
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Golfing pairs : FOURSOMES
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Instrument for Stan Getz : SAX
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"The Last Time ___ Paris" : ISAW
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Pitcher Ron ___ : GUIDRY
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Fisherman's place : WHARF
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Stupid one : ASS
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Ersatz butter : OLEO
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West of Hollywood : MAE
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Left-out items : OMISSIONS
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Conforming : FITTINGIN
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Makes changes : ALTERS
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Charley Weaver's Mt. ___ : IDY
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Some NCO's : CPLS
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"Old MacDonald" coda : EIEIO
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Henna : DYE
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Green parrot : KEA
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Harmony, for short : SYNC
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Explosion : BLAST
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Jet gear : RADAR
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"___ of Two Cities" : ATALE
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Toper : SOUSE
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Geometric doughnut : TORUS
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Bagnold et al. : ENIDS
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Poet Lizette : REESE
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Calls K's at the plate : UMPS
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Actress Samms : EMMA
58
Greek tee : TAU
60
Nanook, for one: Abbr. : ESK

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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