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A. J. Santora
A. J. Santora

New York Times, Friday, June 16, 1978

Author: A. J. Santora
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 43, Avg Word Len: 4.67, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 13, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
A. J. Santora has 185 pre-Shortz puzzles and 68 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,534
Across Down
1. Langley Field is one: Abbr. : AFB
4. Kind of cap : DUNCE
9. Lhasa ___ (show dog) : APSO
13. Looby-___ (singing game) : LOO
14. Register reading : NOSALE
15. Big, strong dog : CHOW
16. Touchdown : SIXPOINTER
18. Hole up : HIDE
19. Margarines : OLEOS
20. Right arm : AIDE
22. Golden dog : RETRIEVER
26. Skyline letters in N.Y.C. : RCA
29. Disaffect : ESTRANGE
30. Hanker : YEARN
32. Numerical suffix : ETH
33. Freshwater mussel : UNIO
34. Hunter's quarry : STAG
35. Bottom-of-the-league perennial : DOORMAT
37. Hound dogs : BASSETS
40. Aircraft, for short : GIRO
41. Like a cereal grass : OATY
42. Ready to go : SET
43. Singing voices : ALTOS
45. Faced in the right direction : ORIENTED
47. Scale notes : RES
48. Hair style : POODLECUT
50. Animal pen, in Provence : PARC
51. Bone: Comb. form : OSTEO
54. A dog, for short : PEKE
57. "The Lord is ___" : MYSHEPHERD
61. Gulf of ___ : OMAN
62. Fuel gas : ETHANE
63. "Flying Down to ___" : RIO
64. Mongrel : MUTT
65. Singer Della : REESE
66. Soviet inits. : SSR
1. Further : ALSO
2. Metallic paper : FOIL
3. Underwear : BOXERSHORTS
4. "___ Hear a Waltz?" : DOI
5. Serv. branch : USN
6. Turner or Cole : NAT
7. Adhere or sever : CLEAVE
8. Unnatural : EERIE
9. Tired "dogs" do this : ACHE
10. Greek letter : PHI
11. Instant grass : SOD
12. Part of i.o.u. : OWE
14. Remedy : NOSTRUM
17. Verse person : POET
21. Jejune : DRY
23. New Delhi noble : RANA
24. "What's ___ for me?" : INIT
25. Self : EGO
26. Fee adjusters : RATESETTERS
27. Boxed : CRATED
28. Feeling of dread : ANGST
29. Première danseuse : ETOILE
31. Curved letter : ESS
32. ___ Rice Burroughs : EDGAR
36. Milne animal : ROO
37. Judge's decision : BAIL
38. To ___ (exactly) : ATEE
39. Swoon or contraction : SYNCOPE
41. Fort ___, Calif. : ORD
44. Evian is one : SPA
45. Egg before maturation : OOCYTE
46. Cry of reproof : TUSH
49. Abalone : ORMER
50. ___ up (held back) : PENT
52. Greek goddess : ERIS
53. Fragrance : ODOR
54. A dog, for short : POM
55. Three-toed bird : EMU
56. "Krazy ___" : KAT
58. Pronoun for Lassie : SHE
59. "Every dog ___ his day" : HAS
60. Direction letters : ENE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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