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A. J. Santora
A. J. Santora

METROPOLITAN TOUR

New York Times, Sunday, May 16, 1982

Author:
A. J. Santora
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 83, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { J }, Scrabble score: 689 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 140, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
A. J. Santora has 185 pre-Shortz puzzles and 68 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

In 101-Across clue, "dr." is the way it appeared in the original.

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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,877
Across
1
High Czech points : TATRAS
7
Japanese wrestling : SUMO
11
Computing devices : ABACI
16
Shrewd : CAGEY
21
Not injured : UNHURT
22
"When the frost ___ the . . . " : ISON
23
Table fowl : CAPON
24
Accustom : INURE
25
Bailey of comics : BEETLE
26
Swiss bidding system? : GENEVACONVENTION
29
Blonde shade : ASH
30
Verve : ELAN
32
Japanese carp : KOI
33
Overtrained : STALE
34
D-day craft : LST
35
Of the breastbone : STERNAL
37
Shakespeare's Sir Toby : BELCH
39
Lounge entertainment : TRIO
40
Opinion : IDEA
41
Lixivium : LYE
42
Chris Evert and spouse at Wimbledon? : LLOYDSOFLONDON
46
To live, to Livy : ESSE
48
Rotates : SPINS
49
Highlander : GAEL
50
Seat the crowd : USHER
54
Medieval tale : LAI
55
Sage, e.g. : HERB
56
Cygnets : SWANS
58
Macaroni for soups : PASTINA
60
First-aid bracer in SE Asia? : SINGAPORESLING
64
Cape off N.C. : HATTERAS
65
Where Hacettepe Univ. is : ANKARA
66
Hijinks : ANTICS
67
___ mecum (handbook) : VADE
68
Pageantry : POMP
69
Leaflet appendages : STIPELS
71
Temporary stitch : TACK
72
He wrote "Games People Play" : BERNE
73
Sonny's sibling : SIS
74
Loser to H.C.H. : AES
75
Banal : TRITE
77
Layer of skin : DERMA
78
Ending for amateur : ISH
80
Easy as ___ : ABC
82
___ couture : HAUTE
83
Lanyard : CORD
84
Bitter : GALLING
88
Places, to attorneys : LOCI
90
Rooney or Hardy : ANDY
91
A concern of the chair : QUORUM
93
Noise : CLAMOR
94
Brave man : IRONSIDE
96
He'll wheedle Fidel for news : OURMANINHAVANA
98
Fringes : BORDERS
99
Tells all : BLABS
100
Convene : MEET
101
What the dr. ordered : MED
102
Bharat : INDIA
103
Marine hazard : REEF
104
Emulates Robert Giroux : EDITS
106
Speck : MOTE
107
Swiss shrimps? : GNOMESOFZURICH
112
Sixty secs. : MIN
113
Rat, in Roma : TOPO
116
Swimmer's platform : RAFT
117
Flu shot : SERUM
118
Compete with : EMULATE
122
Top card : ACE
123
Mountebank : FAKER
124
Young one : TAD
125
Rabbit or Fox : BRER
126
Dec. and Jan. : MOS
127
Philippine roller coaster? : THRILLERINMANILA
132
Prance : CAVORT
134
Stem : ARISE
135
___ a beet : REDAS
136
Salt Lake City team : UTES
137
Proviso : CLAUSE
138
Take it easy : RELAX
139
Percolates : SEEPS
140
Resort to : SEEK
141
Dome team : ASTROS
Down
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Big horns : TUBAS
2
"___ of robins . . . " : ANEST
3
"Finlandia" in harmony? : THEHELSINKIACCORD
4
Dull routine : RUT
5
Hollywood Dahl : ARLENE
6
Epitaph stone : STELA
7
Agree in writing : SIGN
8
Consumption : USE
9
Grivets : MONKEYS
10
___ cat (sandlot game) : ONEOLD
11
Here, in Honduras : ACA
12
College grad : BAC
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___ Creed : APOSTLES
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Dominate : CONTROL
15
Fruitlessly : INVAIN
16
Movie house : CINE
17
Leaf cutter : ANT
18
Mutual-aid group : GUILD
19
Jagged : EROSE
20
Gossipy woman : YENTA
27
Damone and Morrow : VICS
28
Odylic force : ELOD
31
Adjective for Tony Dorsett : ALLPRO
36
N.Y.C. suburb : RYE
37
Good, to Pierre : BON
38
Navajo lodges : HOGANS
40
Marching perfectly : INSTEP
43
"The Balance" : LIBRA
44
Pointed tooth : FANG
45
Put out : OUST
46
Maxwell and Lanchester : ELSAS
47
Valentine, e.g. : SAINT
48
Flower part : SEPAL
51
Film subtitled "Paris, Ah So"? : HIROSHIMAMONAMOUR
52
As a friend: Fr. : ENAMI
53
Grates : RASPS
55
Rabbits' kin : HARES
56
Cut ham : SLICE
57
Part of a candle : WICK
58
Ambling horse : PADNAG
59
Fit to ___ : ATEE
61
Yawn : GAPE
62
Existence : ENTITY
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Condition : STATE
64
Wrong : HARM
67
W.W. I battlefield : VERDUN
70
Fans' place : STANDS
72
He hit 368 home runs : BERRA
76
Discourteous : RUDE
77
Condemns : DOOMS
78
___ ease : ILLAT
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Croat, for one : SLAV
80
Excuse at court : ALIBI
81
Element used in metallurgy : BORON
82
Crowning glory : HAIR
83
Arrest : CURB
85
Throbs : ACHES
86
Nine-part song : NONET
87
Incline : GRADE
89
Spectrum color : INDIGO
91
Drinks : QUAFFS
92
Pantomime : MIMIC
95
Connery from Edinburgh : SEAN
96
Corn-oil product : OLEO
97
Lower : NETHER
99
Straddle : BESTRIDE
103
Gridiron "zebra" : REFEREE
104
Learned : ERUDITE
105
Obscure : DIM
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Cubic centimeter : MIL
108
Of speech : ORAL
109
Manufacturers : MAKERS
110
Epsilon follower : ZETA
111
Herschel's discovery : URANUS
112
Wall décor : MURALS
113
Tamerlane was one : TATAR
114
Pigment for Opie : OCHRE
115
Jeopardy : PERIL
119
Goal of a sort : MECCA
120
Trunk : TORSO
121
___ Park, Colo. : ESTES
123
Bend, as an arm : FLEX
125
Sit in the sun : BASK
128
"Life ___ jest": Gay : ISA
129
Snooze : NAP
130
Scrolls: Abbr. : MSS
131
Shelter : LEE
133
Keeve : VAT

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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