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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 Down
1. Jazz bands. : COMBOS
7. Match up to. : RIVAL
12. Detonators. : CAPS
16. Korean. : ROK
19. Game score. : ONEONE
20. 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
97. Vigorously. : HAMMERANDTONGS
102. Letter. : GEE
103. Old Broadway hero. : ABIE
104. Faure and others. : ELIES
105. Pronoun. : YOU
106. City in Pennsylvania. : ALTOONA
108. ___ France. : ILEDE
110. Wife. : MRS
111. Car part. : HUBCAP
114. Start of memorable JFK quote. : ASKNOT
115. Pronoun: Fr. : LES
116. ___ day, as in vaudeville. : TWOA
118. Catches: Slang. : COPS
119. Good Hope discoverer. : DIAZ
121. That ___ say. : ISTO
122. Kidnaps, in a way. : SHANGHAIS
124. Noli me ___. : TANGERE
126. Shepherdess. : BOPEEP
129. Flaps. : EARS
130. Pitt's opponent. : BURKE
131. Necktie. : ASCOT
135. Role in "Uncle Tom's Cabin." : OPHELIA
137. Keep. : RETAIN
139. Most: Fr. : TRES
141. G.I. address. : APO
142. Duet of sorts. : CHOPSTICKS
144. Cheap score, in baseball slang. : CHINESEHOMER
147. Soar. : KITE
148. ___ fixes. : IDEES
149. ___ bell. : RANGA
150. Be contrite. : REPENT
151. Poppyfish kin. : COD
152. Bird food. : SEED
153. Inferred conclusions. : ERGOS
154. Ultimatum of a kind. : ORELSE
1. The overhead. : COSTS
2. Chop suey item. : ONION
3. Peche ___. : MELBA
4. 1921 Pulitzer Prize winner. : BOK
5. Being remaindered. : ONSALE
6. Hardens. : SETS
7. South Carolinian. : RICEBIRD
8. Irritate. : IRK
9. Striated, as some marble. : VEINED
10. Disturb. : ANNOY
11. Stages. : LEGS
12. Link. : COUPLE
13. Cakes' partner. : ALE
14. Help at a tea. : POUR
15. Lurked. : SNEAKED
16. Tiffs. : RUNINS
17. Publication. : ORGAN
18. Rockne. : KNUTE
21. Teams. : SQUADS
23. Hurried. : SPED
25. Scarlett. : OHARA
27. ___ March. : IDESOF
31. Inspire. : ELATE
34. Opinions. : IDEAS
36. Venerable ___. : BEDE
38. Extra hand. : ODDMAN
41. Hollywood Bow. : CLARA
42. Shove. : JOSTLE
43. Dolce far ___. : NIENTE
44. Nourishes. : FEEDS
45. Pointer of a kind. : ARROW
46. Insects. : DRAGONFLIES
48. Skater's jump. : LUTZ
50. Black Marias. : PADDYWAGONS
51. Friend. : AMIGO
52. Gives (out). : METES
54. Potatoes. : TUBERS
56. Eggs ___ yong. : FOO
57. Food. : ALIMENT
59. Turned an eye. : LEERED
61. Picas. : EMS
63. Call it ___. : ADAY
64. Monk's titles. : DOMS
68. Cote sound. : BAA
69. March ___. : OFDIMES
70. Outside: Prefix. : EXO
73. Staggered. : REELED
77. Dynamites. : BLASTS
79. "The top ___ mornin'!" : OTHE
81. Desserts. : ICES
82. Handrail. : BAR
84. Albee's "Story." : ZOO
86. Trolley track. : IRAIL
87. Highborn. : NOBLE
88. Smolt. : SALMON
90. Basketball shots. : LAYUPS
92. ___ corda. : UNA
94. Forget-___. : MENOT
95. Asian pact. : SEATO
98. Fata morgana. : MIRAGE
99. Heads: Slang. : NOBS
100. French noble. : DUC
101. Sheen. : GLAZE
107. Migrant harvesters. : OKIES
109. Merman and others. : ETHELS
111. Hydraulic lift. : HOIST
112. Jewish month. : ADAR
113. Social affairs: Colloq. : PINKTEAS
117. Elks. : WAPITIS
118. Soft touch. : CARESS
120. Teen ___. : AGERS
122. Percolated. : SEEPED
123. Referred (back). : HARKED
124. Word with in or out. : TUNING
125. Slice of bacon. : RASHER
126. Beer. : BOCK
127. Snakelike. : OPHIC
128. Snapshot. : PHOTO
130. Part of India. : BIHAR
132. Dromedary. : CAMEL
133. Begins. : OPENS
134. German cake. : TORTE
136. Assistant. : AIDE
138. Good sized lot. : ACRE
140. Saarinen. : EERO
143. Letter. : CEE
145. Saigon name. : NGO
146. 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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