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A. J. Santora
A. J. Santora

New York Times, Tuesday, June 17, 1980

Author:
A. J. Santora
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 45, Avg Word Len: 4.86, Missing: { G Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 11, XRef: 7, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
A. J. Santora has 185 pre-Shortz puzzles and 68 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,179

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Tease : RIB
4
Codices: Abbr. : MSS
7
A son of Lot : MOAB
11
Fuss : ADO
12
Famed publisher : OCHS
14
Not one's cup ___ : OFTEA
16
Cookie container : JAR
17
Gad about : ROAM
18
W.W. II craft : UBOATS
20
With 49 Across, etc., famous order : DONTFIREUNTIL
23
Conflict of June 17,1775, with 8 Down and 24 Down : THEBATTLE
25
" . . . nothing can ___ lie": G. Herbert : NEEDA
26
The life of ___ : RILEY
27
Frenzied : AMOK
29
Fresh : NEW
30
France, to the colonists : ALLY
31
Ballroom dance : MAXIXE
33
Arafat's org. : PLO
34
Who, in Berlin : WER
35
Sun. talk : SER
36
Bambi's mother : DOE
39
Valerie of TV : HARPER
41
Radio part : DIAL
42
Pal of Shemp and Larry : MOE
45
"Take ___ Leave It," old radio show : ITOR
46
Chatter : PRATE
47
In ___ (agitated) : ASNIT
49
See 20 Across : YOUSEETHE
52
See 20 Across : WHITESOFTHEIR
54
Transaction follow-up : RESALE
55
Take ___ the chin : ITON
56
Aloof : ICY
59
Tuckered out : ALLIN
60
Place for a chapeau : TETE
61
Scarf : BOA
62
See 20 Across : EYES
63
Color worn by Howe's soldiers : RED
64
Comic-strip character : EEK
Down
1
Rule, in India : RAJ
2
Cantor's love : IDA
3
Bagnio : BORDELLO
4
Cream sauce : MORNAY
5
Charles ___, Revolutionary officer : SCOTT
6
Part of a dart : SHAFT
7
Grimace : MOUE
8
See 23 Across : OFBUNKER
9
Do penance : ATONE
10
Whipped : BEATEN
13
Greenhouse plant : SMILAX
15
"There is ___ in the affairs . . . " : ATIDE
19
Cole salad : SLAW
21
Comply : OBEY
22
Surrender by deed : REMISE
23
Snare : TRAP
24
See 23 Across : HILL
28
Hedge preventing cattle from roving : OXER
31
Veal, e.g. : MEAT
32
Ravine : ARROYO
34
Ofay's fib : WHITELIE
36
Invective : DIATRIBE
37
___ of allegiance : OATH
38
Robert ___ : ELEE
40
Gain : PROFIT
41
Teutonic trio : DREI
42
Bryn ___ : MAWR
43
Music-hall star Tessie : OSHEA
44
Maroon : ENISLE
46
Hammered out dents : PEENED
48
Amerigo Vespucci's homeland : ITALY
50
Speak : UTTER
51
Young hog: Var. : SHOTE
53
Wallop and Bumpers: Abbr. : SENS
57
Track star Sebastian : COE
58
Slangy laugh : YAK

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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