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A. J. Santora
A. J. Santora

COLLEGE THEME

New York Times, Sunday, June 25, 1961

Author:
A. J. Santora
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 176, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 675 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 123, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 18, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 20
A. J. Santora has 185 pre-Shortz puzzles and 68 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,363
Across
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Maverick's cousin. : ESTRAY
7
Month: Abbr. : FEB
10
Up ___. : ATREE
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Assistant. : AIDE
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Capital of Punjab. : LAHORE
20
Whether ___ (in any case). : ORNO
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Character in 1936 novel. : RHETTBUTLER
24
Cobb and Ruth. : GREATS
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Famous name in the theatre. : KATHARINECORNELL
27
What "veni" means. : ICAME
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Large number: Colloq. : SLUE
29
Imparted. : LENT
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French novelist. : HUGO
31
And not. : NOR
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Singing syllables. : LALA
34
Increase. : RAISE
36
Pronoun. : MINE
37
Tank carrier. : LST
40
Native quarters, as in Algiers. : KASBAHS
43
Racket. : BAT
44
Transmit. : SEND
45
Sound of laughter. : HAHA
46
Rounded. : OVAL
48
Develops gradually. : EVOLVES
50
Flowering plant. : FLAG
51
Stereos. : HIFIS
52
A votre ___. : SANTE
54
Enamel: Fr. : EMAIL
55
___ Columbia. : HAIL
56
Teeth. : MOLARS
57
___ and outs. : INS
58
Part of a suburban house. : GARAGE
60
Texas ___ M. : AAND
61
Make changes in design. : RESTYLE
62
Consuming appetite. : EDACITY
64
Desiderata. : WANTS
66
Drawing card. : NAME
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Lamprey. : EEL
68
Business transaction. : RESALE
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Exercises power. : WIELDS
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Taste. : SIP
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Law man: Abbr. : ATTY
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Option on stocks: Abbr. : RTS
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Winner at Montreal, 1760. : LORDAMHERST
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Baseball name. : OTT
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Arm: Fr. : BRAS
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Houseboat. : ARK
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Former Vietnam head. : BAODAI
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Wind again. : REREEL
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___ mater. : PIA
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Rouse. : PROD
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Bones. : CARPI
89
Crested bird of Brazil. : SERIEMA
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Bellini heroine and others. : ELVIRAS
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Force. : ARMY
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Island group off Florida. : BAHAMA
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Secret agent. : SPY
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___ one's own juice. : STEWIN
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Wife of Odin. : FRIA
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Part of a cathedral. : ALTAR
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Ledgelike piece, in architecture. : SOCLE
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Fame. : ECLAT
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Horse. : ARAB
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Leading. : STELLAR
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Boxing name. : BAER
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Calendar abbreviation. : TUES
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Applaud. : CLAP
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Have: Scot. : HAE
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Avoided. : ESCAPED
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Month: Abbr. : APR
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Dissolve. : MELT
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Shone forth. : RAYED
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Note. : MEMO
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Take from. : ROB
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Weights. : TONS
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Double possessive. : OURS
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What a udometer measures. : RAIN
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Famous waterway. : RHINE
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Well-kept secret of W. W. II. : MANHATTANPROJECT
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Where Livorno is. : ITALIA
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Recipient of "World Peace through World Health" award. : OMARBRADLEY
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Pledge. : OATH
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Sec. of Treasury, 1921–31. : MELLON
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Not allowed. : TABU
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Kings: Span. : REYES
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Hesitant syllables. : ERS
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Shows vanity in (oneself). : PREENS
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City WNW of Chicago. : ELGIN
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Flesh: Comb. form. : SARCO
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American fiddle tune. : THEARKANSASTRAVELER
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Go aimlessly. : ROAM
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Craft societies of Russia. : ARTELS
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Moreover. : YES
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German wife. : FRAU
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Enrol. : ENTER
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Where Prague is: Abbr. : BOH
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Stem. : ARREST
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Pronoun. : THINE
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Budget item. : RENT
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Part of "etre." : ETE
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Artist's work. : ETCHING
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___ cost (gratis). : ATNO
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Island: Fr. : ILE
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State: Abbr. : DEL
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___-king. : ERL
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Broadway hit. : OKLAHOMA
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Determined. : BOUND
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Exhort. : URGE
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Otherwise named. : ALIAS
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Servitude. : SLAVERY
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Presidential nickname. : ABE
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Explorer Tasman. : ABEL
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Dinner. : MEAL
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Flyers of W. W. II. : LAFAYETTEESCADRILLE
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Alias Little Miss Marker. : SHIRLEYTEMPLE
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Tuft of threads. : TASSEL
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High, in music. : ALT
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Furnace discard. : SLAG
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Tobagganed. : SLID
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To the ___ (entirely). : HILT
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Willow. : OSIER
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Boating prize. : VANDERBILTCUP
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Saw. : VIEWED
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Punkas. : FANS
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Book of the Bible. : HOSEA
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Archer of Norse myth. : EGIL
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Where to buy a pillbox. : HATSHOP
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Hebrew letter. : MEM
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Dined. : ATE
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William ___. : ANDMARY
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In a dream world. : RAPT
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Mexican home. : CASA
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W. W. II battleship. : ALABAMA
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Unless, in law. : NISI
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Phrase. : WORD
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Annoy. : IRK
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Feminine title. : SRA
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Relatives of ovoli. : TORI
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Cambodia's neighbor. : LAOS
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Esculent. : EDIBLE
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Nautical pole. : SPRIT
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Ad ___ (to the matter at hand): Abbr. : REM
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Times. : ERAS
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Piece of cake. : LAYER
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100 centimos. : PESETA
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Operated. : RAN
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Manger. : CRIB
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Moslem. : SARACEN
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"When ___ a lad . . . " : IWAS
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Not care ___. : ARAP
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Salt tree. : ATLE
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National League catcher. : HALSMITH
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Campus group. : FRAT
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To ___ (precisely). : ATEE
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British honor: Abbr. : OBE
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Designating a team or cast. : ALLSTAR
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Authority. : SAYSO
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Ovine animal. : RAM
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Middle: Comb. form. : CENTR
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Truman. : HARRYS
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Gatekeeper. : PORTER
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Ancient country near Dead Sea. : MOAB
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16 annas. : RUPEE
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Cheerless: Poet. : DREAR
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Lily plant. : ONION
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Spill the ___. : BEANS
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By way of. : THRU
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Sole. : ONLY
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Book of the Bible. : ACTS
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Yale man, hero of 1776. : HALE
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Witty saying. : MOT
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Medical group. : AMA
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Catch. : NAB
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Hoosier writer. : ADE
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G. I. ___. : JOE
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Rascal. : IMP

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

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