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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
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Medicinal plants. : HERBS
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Seizes. : BAGS
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Stepped on. : TROD
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Small egg. : OVULE
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Gay tune. : LILT
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Inspiring fear. : EERY
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Type of picture. : PINUP
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Alternatively responsive, as in church readings. : AMOEBAEAN
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Loud-voiced one. : STENTOR
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Liveliness. : SPARKLE
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Backward. : ASTERN
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Middling. : SOSO
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Set firmly. : EMBED
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Settled in a snug retreat. : NESTED
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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
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Jumps onto: Colloq. : HOPS
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Little Eva. : EVITA
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Old Finnish poetry. : RUNES
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Duller. : BLUNTER
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Chabas painting, now in the Metropolitan. : SEPTEMBERMORN
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Wheedled. : BLARNEYED
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Sight at. : AIM
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Enamel. : GLOSS
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Hurry: Colloq. : STEPONIT
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Garden flower. : TEAROSE
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Exude, as fumes. : REEK
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Spoken. : ORAL
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C. G. S. unit. : DYNE
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Doubleheaders. : BASEBALLGAMES
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Sphere. : ORB
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Certain roofs. : DOMES
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Release, mechanically speaking. : TRIP
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Gaelic. : ERSE
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Actress Arlene. : DAHL
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Ali ___. : BABA
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People born under the fifth sign of the zodiac. : LEOS
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Namesakes of Actress Hagen. : UTAS
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Utility computers. : GASMETERS
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Pertaining to a food regimen. : DIETETIC
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Ornamental structures. : TURRETS
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Cotton State. : ALABAMA
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Thing made: Suffix. : ADE
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Proverb. : ADAGE
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Thinner. : RARER
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More crafty. : SLIER
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Foot covering. : SOCK
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Factual. : TRUE
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Sprightly. : AIRY
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Knowledge. : LORE
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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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