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A. J. Santora
A. J. Santora

FOOD FOR THOUGHT

New York Times, Sunday, May 20, 1962

Author: A. J. Santora
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 71, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 551 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 124, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 9, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
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. 4,692
Across Down
1. Textile. : PLUSH
6. Bring to mind. : RECALL
12. Crustacean. : ISOPOD
18. Magna ___. : CHARTA
19. Sun rooms. : SOLARIA
20. Flourished. : THROVE
21. Sebastian Cabot's Merchant Adventurers. : HAMBURGCOMPANY
23. Pork ___. : BARREL
24. Eyes. : ORBS
25. Madrigal. : POEM
26. Diseased, as rye. : ERGOTED
28. Long-tailed ape. : KRA
29. Realm: Suffix. : RIC
30. Les Etats ___. : UNIS
32. Continent: Abbr. : EUR
33. Part of a play. : ACTI
34. N. Carolina patriot. : ASHE
36. Famous jurist. : FRANKFURTER
40. Gossamer. : THIN
41. Ballerina's togs. : LEOTARDS
43. High: Prefix. : ALTI
44. Line to the upper mast. : TOPROPE
46. Architect's drawings: Fr. : EPURES
47. Expresses. : STATES
49. Mourn. : WEEP
50. Fitting. : DUE
51. Inventor of steel plow. : DEERE
52. Exceeded. : OVERSHOT
56. Ten: Lat. : DECEM
59. Corrupt area of a city. : TENDERLOIN
61. Novice. : TIRO
62. Faugh! : UGH
63. Fats. : SUETS
65. Man's name. : ENEAS
67. Chemist's place. : LAB
68. Sulk. : POUT
70. Avoid (with "of"). : STEERCLEAR
74. Famous nickname. : WALLY
76. Objects of a manhunt. : ESCAPEES
78. Ben Hecht hero and others. : ERIKS
79. Honor card. : TEN
80. Malay dagger: Var. : KRIS
81. Personality make-up. : TRAITS
83. Break ___ (make a beginning). : THEICE
86. Proper behavior. : DECORUM
89. Tesla's field: Abbr. : ELEC
90. Sphagnum. : PEATMOSS
92. Small island: Var. : EYOT
93. Formerly, a tavern. : PORTERHOUSE
96. Part of Canada: Abbr. : ALTA
97. Ball-points. : PENS
98. Reine's consort. : ROI
99. Man and Wight: Abbr. : ISLS
100. Irving Bacheller hero. : DRI
101. See 107 Down. : USN
102. Cure-all. : PANACEA
106. Letters. : CEES
108. Pavlov. : IVAN
109. Received. : TOOKIN
111. Cromwell's problem, 1653. : RUMPPARLIAMENT
114. Certain mistakes. : ERRATA
115. Alternate jurors. : ELISORS
116. Illusion. : MIRAGE
117. Cease. : DESIST
118. Discourages. : DETERS
119. Beam. : SMILE
1. Hypocrite. : PHARISEE
2. Shari Lewis' puppet. : LAMBCHOP
3. City: Lat. : URBS
4. Sen. Symington. : STU
5. Lyre's cousin. : HARP
6. "No ___ the Ark." : ROOMIN
7. Shade tree. : ELM
8. Fur piece. : CAPE
9. Sandarac. : ARAR
10. Chemises. : LINGERIE
11. Arrangement. : LAYOUT
12. "If ___ so . . . " : ITBE
13. Food fish. : SHAD
14. 1949 Peace Prize winner. : ORR
15. Korean battle site. : PORKCHOPHILL
16. Be too generous with money. : OVERTIP
17. Wool fabric. : DELAINE
18. Hymn. : CHORAL
19. Operatic sections. : SCENAS
22. Cucurbits. : GOURDS
27. Waste allowance. : TRET
31. Did figure eights. : SKATED
33. Immobile. : ATREST
35. Music study. : ETUDE
36. Unimpeded. : FREE
37. Signal light. : FLARE
38. Complete. : UTTER
39. Wife of Ivanhoe. : ROWENA
42. Cuckoopints. : ARUMS
45. By. : PER
47. Meaning. : SENSE
48. As ___ possible. : SOONAS
51. Loathe. : DETEST
53. Four: Ger. : VIER
54. Not written. : ORAL
55. Uncle of fiction. : TOBY
56. Cats-paw. : DUPE
57. Conceits. : EGOS
58. TV's "Rifleman." : CHUCKCONNORS
59. Head: Fr. : TETE
60. Bulbous plants. : LEEKS
64. Exhausts. : USESUP
66. Dulcet. : SWEET
69. Fortune-teller's cards. : TAROTS
71. Ens ___ (actual being): Lat. : REALE
72. Hawker. : CRIER
73. Chinese nut. : LITCHI
75. Soul: Lat. : ANIMA
77. Moslem saint. : PIR
79. Those: Scot. : THAE
82. Grandma's purse. : RETICULE
83. Freemason's checkerwork. : TESSEL
84. Part of a Dutch lunch. : COLDVEAL
85. Alienate. : ESTRANGE
86. Delegated. : DEPUTED
87. Unsightly edifice. : EYESORE
88. Dawn: Poet. : MORN
90. Whiners. : PULERS
91. Agathe or Anne. : SAINTE
94. Laughed loud. : ROARED
95. Annual awards. : OSCARS
102. Matches against. : PITS
103. A science: Abbr. : ANAT
104. Discharge. : EMIT
105. Chancel's neighbor. : APSE
107. Admiral of 1917–18. : SIMS
108. Hero Nagy. : IMRI
110. Chiang ___-shek. : KAI
112. For: Sp. : POR
113. Purpose. : AIM

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 12 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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