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A. J. Santora
A. J. Santora

SINOLOGY

New York Times, Sunday, July 9, 1967

Author:
A. J. Santora
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 85, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 722 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 114, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 18, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 23
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. 6,539
Across
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Jazz bands. : COMBOS
7
Match up to. : RIVAL
12
Detonators. : CAPS
16
Korean. : ROK
19
Game score. : ONEONE
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Famous Castle. : IRENE
21
Senator of old. : SOLON
22
Ornamental vessels. : URNS
24
Aristocratic. : SILKSTOCKING
26
Forming a line. : QUEUEINGUP
28
O. T. book. : TOB
29
Tennis luminary. : ASHE
30
Rise, as an airplane. : NOSEUP
32
Diffuse. : RADIATE
33
Escargot. : SNAIL
35
Convent. : ABBEY
37
French composer. : LALO
39
Seen, old style. : KENNED
40
Belittled. : DECRIED
42
Exhaustion. : JADEDNESS
44
Wither. : FADE
47
Leaf fat. : LARD
48
Parking places. : LOTS
49
Absurd act. : DIDO
50
Jack of clubs. : PAM
53
Misprints. : ERRATA
55
Remove a portfire. : DEFUSE
57
Soul: Fr. : AME
58
Candlelight. : FLAME
60
Obliteration. : ERASURE
62
Giant's name. : OTT
63
Baltic Sea island group. : ALAND
65
Work on copy. : EDIT
66
Pekingese. : DOG
67
Hoodwinked. : BAMBOOZLEDINTO
71
Barely beat (out). : EDGE
72
Testified. : SWORE
74
Air Force group. : SAF
75
Checkup, for short. : EXAM
76
Underdeveloped stages. : EMBRYOS
78
Black: It. : NERO
80
Star in Draco. : ADIB
83
Hear ye! : OYEZ
85
A lot: Colloq. : SLEW
86
Overruns. : INFESTS
89
Adjective suffix. : ICAL
91
___-turn. : NOU
93
Monroe's successor. : ADAMS
96
Sway. : ROLL
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Vigorously. : HAMMERANDTONGS
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Letter. : GEE
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Old Broadway hero. : ABIE
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Faure and others. : ELIES
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Pronoun. : YOU
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City in Pennsylvania. : ALTOONA
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___ France. : ILEDE
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Wife. : MRS
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Car part. : HUBCAP
114
Start of memorable JFK quote. : ASKNOT
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Pronoun: Fr. : LES
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___ day, as in vaudeville. : TWOA
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Catches: Slang. : COPS
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Good Hope discoverer. : DIAZ
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That ___ say. : ISTO
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Kidnaps, in a way. : SHANGHAIS
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Noli me ___. : TANGERE
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Shepherdess. : BOPEEP
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Flaps. : EARS
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Pitt's opponent. : BURKE
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Necktie. : ASCOT
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Role in "Uncle Tom's Cabin." : OPHELIA
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Keep. : RETAIN
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Most: Fr. : TRES
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G.I. address. : APO
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Duet of sorts. : CHOPSTICKS
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Cheap score, in baseball slang. : CHINESEHOMER
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Soar. : KITE
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___ fixes. : IDEES
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___ bell. : RANGA
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Be contrite. : REPENT
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Poppyfish kin. : COD
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Bird food. : SEED
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Inferred conclusions. : ERGOS
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Ultimatum of a kind. : ORELSE
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The overhead. : COSTS
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Chop suey item. : ONION
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Peche ___. : MELBA
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1921 Pulitzer Prize winner. : BOK
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Being remaindered. : ONSALE
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Hardens. : SETS
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South Carolinian. : RICEBIRD
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Irritate. : IRK
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Striated, as some marble. : VEINED
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Disturb. : ANNOY
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Stages. : LEGS
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Link. : COUPLE
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Cakes' partner. : ALE
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Help at a tea. : POUR
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Lurked. : SNEAKED
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Tiffs. : RUNINS
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Publication. : ORGAN
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Rockne. : KNUTE
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Teams. : SQUADS
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Hurried. : SPED
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Scarlett. : OHARA
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___ March. : IDESOF
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Inspire. : ELATE
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Opinions. : IDEAS
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Venerable ___. : BEDE
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Extra hand. : ODDMAN
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Hollywood Bow. : CLARA
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Shove. : JOSTLE
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Dolce far ___. : NIENTE
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Nourishes. : FEEDS
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Pointer of a kind. : ARROW
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Insects. : DRAGONFLIES
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Skater's jump. : LUTZ
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Black Marias. : PADDYWAGONS
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Friend. : AMIGO
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Gives (out). : METES
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Potatoes. : TUBERS
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Eggs ___ yong. : FOO
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Food. : ALIMENT
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Turned an eye. : LEERED
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Picas. : EMS
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Call it ___. : ADAY
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Monk's titles. : DOMS
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Cote sound. : BAA
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March ___. : OFDIMES
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Outside: Prefix. : EXO
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Staggered. : REELED
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Dynamites. : BLASTS
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"The top ___ mornin'!" : OTHE
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Desserts. : ICES
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Handrail. : BAR
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Albee's "Story." : ZOO
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Trolley track. : IRAIL
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Highborn. : NOBLE
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Smolt. : SALMON
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Basketball shots. : LAYUPS
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___ corda. : UNA
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Forget-___. : MENOT
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Asian pact. : SEATO
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Fata morgana. : MIRAGE
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Heads: Slang. : NOBS
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French noble. : DUC
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Sheen. : GLAZE
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Migrant harvesters. : OKIES
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Merman and others. : ETHELS
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Hydraulic lift. : HOIST
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Jewish month. : ADAR
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Social affairs: Colloq. : PINKTEAS
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Elks. : WAPITIS
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Soft touch. : CARESS
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Teen ___. : AGERS
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Percolated. : SEEPED
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Referred (back). : HARKED
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Word with in or out. : TUNING
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Slice of bacon. : RASHER
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Beer. : BOCK
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Snakelike. : OPHIC
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Snapshot. : PHOTO
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Part of India. : BIHAR
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Dromedary. : CAMEL
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Begins. : OPENS
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German cake. : TORTE
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Assistant. : AIDE
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Good sized lot. : ACRE
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Saarinen. : EERO
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Letter. : CEE
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Saigon name. : NGO
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Unclose: Poet. : OPE

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 15 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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