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A. J. Santora
A. J. Santora

URBAN RENEWAL

New York Times, Sunday, August 15, 1971

Author: A. J. Santora
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 162, Blocks: 92, Avg Word Len: 5.40, Missing: { J Q Z }
Open Squares: 142, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 15, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 27
A. J. Santora has 185 pre-Shortz puzzles and 68 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,037
Across Down
1. Becomes clogged : SILTS
6. Beyond : PAST
10. Steeple : SPIRE
15. L.A. time : PST
18. Stroller : GOCART
19. Lover : ROMEO
20. Breadwinner : EARNER
21. "___ Gang" : OUR
22. Earhart : AMELIA
23. " . . . fetch ___ of water" : APAIL
24. Box-office bargain : TWOFER
25. Sky object : UFO
26. Theatrical lament : WEBOMBEDINNEWHAVEN
29. Provisory : IFFY
30. Hawaiian tree : KOA
31. Old come-on in book ads : BANNEDINBOSTON
33. Blood prefix : ANGI
35. Strong point : FORTE
36. Medley : OLIO
37. Doing a bar job : TENDING
41. Nuclear pact : TESTBAN
43. Hockey star : ORR
45. Gust of wind : SCUD
47. War vessel : RAIDER
48. Natives of Cagliari : SARDS
50. Wine: Prefix : ENO
52. Come ___ halt : TOA
54. Asian antelope : SAIGA
55. Splash : DABBLE
58. Metal sheets : LATTENS
62. S.A. city : RIO
64. Average : NORM
65. ___ debt to society : OWEA
66. Air-booking problem : NOSHOW
67. Place for the moon : OVERMIAMI
70. Nasal bones : CONCHAE
73. Weird : EERY
74. Portland product: Abbr. : CEM
75. Snake : ASP
76. With dispatch : LIKEGRANTTOOKRICHMOND
82. Three, in Naples : TRE
83. Noun suffix : ISE
84. Units of fluidity : RHES
85. Missile charge : PAYLOAD
87. Unique birds : PHOENIXES
90. On the canvas : KAYOED
92. That: Lat. : ILLE
93. Snare : TRAP
94. Wire: Abbr. : TEL
95. Remainder : THEREST
97. Storm : ASSAIL
99. Partner of older : WISER
101. Auto of yore : REO
103. Writer Levin : IRA
104. Boron's table listing: Abbr. : ATNOFIVE
106. Barnstorming : ONTOUR
108. Drain : SUMP
110. Flying group: Abbr. : SAF
113. Put ___ (halt) : ASTOPTO
117. O. Henry output : STORIES
119. A-one : TOPS
121. Moon goddess : DIANA
123. Norwegian king : OLAF
124. Where a heart is : INSANFRANCISCO
127. State: Abbr. : ALA
128. Arizona city : YUMA
131. Legal eagle : PHILADELPHIALAWYER
135. Metric unit : ARE
136. Spinets : PIANOS
137. Sierra ___ : LEONE
138. U.N. name : UTHANT
139. Athens letter : PSI
140. Directionals : ARROWS
141. Type of beam : LASER
142. Works in concert : COACTS
143. Diego or Remo : SAN
144. Resources : MEANS
145. Printing word : STET
146. St. ___, Leeward island : KITTS
1. Person : SOMEONE
2. Morning-after items : ICEBAGS
3. Fr. composer : LALO
4. Svelte : TRIM
5. Attempt : STAB
6. ___ the picture : POPINTO
7. In ___ of speaking : AMANNER
8. French river : SEINE
9. "Holy" city : TOLEDO
10. Looked into : SAWABOUT
11. City in Utah : PROVO
12. Overrun : INFEST
13. Stage direction : REENTER
14. Make a bevue : ERR
15. Backless couch : POUF
16. Word addition: Abbr. : SUFF
17. Donahue : TROY
18. Gape : GAWKAT
19. Speed-trap item : RADAR
20. Of a people : ETHNIC
27. Savings item : EBOND
28. Presidential name : WILSON
29. Racing classic : INDIANAPOLISFIVEOO
32. Fuegians : ONAS
34. Phrase for baseball busts : ITSBACKTOPEORIA
35. Diet : FARE
38. Dialect : IDIOM
39. Vamp of silents : NEGRI
40. Suffix for ana or epi : GRAM
42. Dance, in Paris : BAL
44. Answer in kind : RETORT
46. Slang for money : DOREMI
49. Traffic sign : SLO
51. Magazine : NEWYORKER
53. Tune : AIR
55. Medic : DOC
56. Truant : AWOL
57. River of Bolivia : BENI
59. In ___ (so to speak) : ASENSE
60. Put to ___ : THETEST
61. Salmon : SOCKEYE
63. Triple Crown winner : OMAHA
66. Biblical name : NER
68. Left-hand pages : VERSOS
69. "This ___ treat" : ISMY
71. Present : HERE
72. Spy : AGENT
77. ___-Bains, French spa : AIXLES
78. Scarlett et al. : OHARAS
79. Kind of interest: Abbr. : CPD
80. Lopez theme : NOLA
81. Salvador : DALI
86. Eastern state: Abbr. : DEL
87. News or fine : PRINT
88. Must : HASTO
89. Doer: Suffix : IER
91. Airline-board abbr. : ETA
93. Deuces : TWOS
96. Footballer's protection : HIPPAD
97. Handle: Lat. : ANSA
98. Drinker : SOT
100. Mar : RUIN
102. Streams : OUTFLOWS
105. Samoan bowl : TANOA
107. Breathe : RESPIRE
109. Swamp : MORASS
111. Fatty : ADIPOSE
112. Angler's need : FISHNET
114. Make believe : PLAYACT
115. Gifts : TALENTS
116. Bachelor ___ : OFARTS
118. Wasteland : SAHARA
120. Fishing leaders : SNELLS
122. Gray drab : ACIER
125. Curtain fabric : NINON
126. Part of a golf shoe : CLEAT
128. Chatters : YAPS
129. Sky bear : URSA
130. "Meet ___ St. Louis" : MEIN
132. Breaks : LUCK
133. To you: Fr. : ATOI
134. Querying word : WHAT
136. Miss Mason : PAM

Answer summary: 18 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 15 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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