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A. J. Santora
A. J. Santora

New York Times, Saturday, June 7, 1958

Author:
A. J. Santora
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.46, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, 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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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,266

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Across
1. Medicinal plants. : HERBS
6. Seizes. : BAGS
10. Stepped on. : TROD
14. Small egg. : OVULE
15. Gay tune. : LILT
16. Inspiring fear. : EERY
17. Type of picture. : PINUP
18. Alternatively responsive, as in church readings. : AMOEBAEAN
20. Loud-voiced one. : STENTOR
22. Liveliness. : SPARKLE
23. Backward. : ASTERN
24. Middling. : SOSO
25. Set firmly. : EMBED
27. Settled in a snug retreat. : NESTED
31. Adman's rhapsody. : BLURB
34. A Yankee. : YOGIBERRA
36. Aged: Lat. abbr. : AET
37. Swellings. : EDEMATA
39. Somewhat: Suffix. : ISH
40. Amusement park feature. : BOATRIDES
42. Coat part. : LAPEL
44. Take for granted. : ASSUME
45. Trivial. : SMALL
47. Roster. : ROTA
49. Poe and others. : EDGARS
52. Was the hero. : STARRED
55. Beverage item. : TEABALL
57. Adjust to a situation. : ORIENTATE
59. Role in "La Tosca." : MARIO
60. Rudely concise. : CURT
61. Russian name. : IGOR
62. Eastern title. : EMEER
63. Low islands. : KEYS
64. Certain letters. : CEES
65. River into the Moselle. : SARRE
Down
1. Jumps onto: Colloq. : HOPS
2. Little Eva. : EVITA
3. Old Finnish poetry. : RUNES
4. Duller. : BLUNTER
5. Chabas painting, now in the Metropolitan. : SEPTEMBERMORN
6. Wheedled. : BLARNEYED
7. Sight at. : AIM
8. Enamel. : GLOSS
9. Hurry: Colloq. : STEPONIT
10. Garden flower. : TEAROSE
11. Exude, as fumes. : REEK
12. Spoken. : ORAL
13. C. G. S. unit. : DYNE
19. Doubleheaders. : BASEBALLGAMES
21. Sphere. : ORB
26. Certain roofs. : DOMES
28. Release, mechanically speaking. : TRIP
29. Gaelic. : ERSE
30. Actress Arlene. : DAHL
31. Ali ___. : BABA
32. People born under the fifth sign of the zodiac. : LEOS
33. Namesakes of Actress Hagen. : UTAS
35. Utility computers. : GASMETERS
38. Pertaining to a food regimen. : DIETETIC
41. Ornamental structures. : TURRETS
43. Cotton State. : ALABAMA
46. Thing made: Suffix. : ADE
48. Proverb. : ADAGE
50. Thinner. : RARER
51. More crafty. : SLIER
52. Foot covering. : SOCK
53. Factual. : TRUE
54. Sprightly. : AIRY
56. Knowledge. : LORE
58. Terminal member. : TOE

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

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