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A. J. Santora
A. J. Santora

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New York Times, Sunday, June 4, 1967

Author:
A. J. Santora
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 81, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { Q V X }, Scrabble score: 560 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 122, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 13, 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.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,504
Across
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Benedictine head. : ABBOT
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Vapor. : MIST
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Cops, in Paris. : FLICS
15
Invite. : BID
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Opera role. : NORMA
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Formerly. : ONCE
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Make hastily. : RUNUP
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Kind of stick. : POGO
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Intellect. : GRAYMATTER
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Victims of a kind. : APRILFOOLS
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Garland. : LEI
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Concert hall. : ODEON
28
Friend: Fr. : AMIE
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Very nearly. : ALLBUT
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Man's name, for short. : ERN
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Completely baffled. : ATWITSEND
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Chop ___. : SUEY
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Restrains. : DAMPS
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These: Fr. : CES
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Fiberlike. : HEMPEN
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Balzac hero. : GORIOT
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Loudly. : NOISILY
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Artist Peter. : ARNO
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"A rose ___ . . . " : ISAROSE
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Unintelligent. : ASININE
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Singles. : UNITS
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Turns over. : FLIPS
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Childhood hero? : SIMPLESIMON
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Letter. : ZEE
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___ avail. : TONO
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A queen, for short. : CLEO
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Vocations. : METIERS
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Do a household job. : REPAINT
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Interrupt. : CUTINON
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Shover. : JOSTLER
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___ even keel. : ONAN
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Pace. : STEP
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Tree. : ELM
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Agnostic. : KNOWNOTHING
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Lewis of Labor. : JOHNL
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Sharp blows. : SLAPS
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Controls. : LEASHES
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Svetlana. : STALINA
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Snow ___. : TIRE
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Beautician's specialty. : REDHAIR
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Teensy ___. : WEENSY
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Colonize. : SETTLE
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D.C. group. : SEN
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City of White Russia. : MINSK
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Domestic. : MAID
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Unsophisticates, old style. : DUMBDORAS
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Batman sound. : POW
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Ethically neutral. : AMORAL
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"___ by the papers . . . " : ISEE
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Clues. : HINTS
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Here, over there. : ICI
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Telepathist. : MINDREADER
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Racing forms. : DOPESHEETS
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A body's. : ONES
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Forward. : ALONG
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Take down ___. : APEG
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B'way group. : ASCAP
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Vital point. : KEY
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Villa ___. : DESTE
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Man's nickname. : GENE
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Lanky. : WEEDY
Down
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Phase. : ANGLE
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Tool. : BORER
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England's problem. : BRAINDRAIN
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Hop ___ thumb. : OMY
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___ Shanter. : TAMO
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Chorals. : MOTETS
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Under one's influence. : INTOW
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Picturesque. : SCENIC
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Part of TID. : TER
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Bowling term. : FRAME
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Purplish blue. : LUPIN
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Dressed for color. : INRED
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For whom: Lat. : CUI
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Spectacular. : SPLASHY
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Dubious honor. : BOOBYPRIZE
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Innuit's hut. : IGLU
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Poetic verb. : DOST
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Surveyor. : POLEMAN
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Suits to a situation. : ADAPTS
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Chimney. : FLUE
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Pardon, old style. : ASSOIL
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Playing card. : TENSPOT
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Dulles. : AIRPORT
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Jersey sounds. : MOOS
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Start upon. : ENTER
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Beaks. : NOSES
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Bonus. : GIFT
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European capital. : OSLO
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Feminine ending. : INE
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Dad's girl. : SIS
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Suffix in zoology. : INI
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Rodents. : LEMMINGS
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Endive. : ESCAROLE
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Verily. : AMEN
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Oldish preposition. : UNTO
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Asian river. : ILI
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Wine: Prefix. : OEN
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Shoe features. : INSOLES
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Fraternal order. : ELKS
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Writers' group. : PEN
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Stuck to. : COHERED
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Etats ___. : UNIS
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Miami color. : TAN
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Quips. : JESTS
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Fran's dragon. : OLLIE
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Hep bettors. : SMARTMONEY
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News article. : THINKPIECE
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River into the Danube. : ENNS
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Curtain raiser. : PLAY
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Not single. : WED
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Opposite of "yeah." : NAH
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She-bear: Sp. : OSA
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"If ___ treason . . . " : THISBE
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Spanish city. : JAEN
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Firecrackers. : PETARDS
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Warps. : TWISTS
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Painter's buy. : REDLEAD
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Iago's cousin. : LIAR
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Pessimist's motto. : NOHOPE
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Horsemanship. : MANEGE
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Pranks. : DIDOS
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Didn't usually. : USENT
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Join (with). : MERGE
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Mature. : RIPEN
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Eight things. : OCTAD
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Frail. : WISPY
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Frenzied. : AMOK
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Golconda. : MINE
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G.B.S. : SHAW
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Stout. : ALE
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U.N. name. : DAG
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Compass point. : ESE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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