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A. J. Santora
A. J. Santora

CHARGER ACCOUNT

New York Times, Sunday, August 16, 1981

Author:
A. J. Santora
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 144, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.10, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 539 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 111, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 21, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
A. J. Santora has 185 pre-Shortz puzzles and 68 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,604
Across
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Plenty of horn : TUBA
5
Gold chaser : DUST
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Swiss miss of fiction : HEIDI
14
Horse-drawn carts : WAINS
19
___ for one's money : ARUN
20
Golden-rule preposition : UNTO
21
Per ___ (yearly) : ANNUM
22
Famed columnist : ALSOP
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NATO is one : PACT
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Delaware, to Lafayette : ETAT
25
Favorite horse of Richard II : ROANBARBARY
27
Odin's eight-legged mount : SLEIPNIR
29
Keelbird : ANI
30
Travers winner: 1876 : SULTANA
31
Make a call : PHONE
32
Rings ___ (registers) : ABELL
34
Schoolboy's collar : ETON
35
Pallas ___ : ATHENA
37
An equine color : BLOSSOM
39
Ascended : ARISEN
43
Turf : SWARD
44
Picture puzzle : REBUS
45
Don Quixote's nag : ROSINANTE
47
"Aloha" city : HILO
48
Trademark : LOGO
49
Creator of Lena the Hyena : CAPP
50
Port of Okinawa : NAHA
51
Old French coin : ECU
52
Rinaldo's bay horse : BAYARD
54
Toad or frog : ANURAN
57
"My kingdom ___ a horse!" : FOR
58
Wise counselor : NESTOR
60
Fortune-teller's card : TAROT
62
Winged horse of fable : PEGASUS
64
Kind of sch. : ELEM
66
Original first name of John Paul II : KAROL
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Chalet feature : EAVE
69
Black ___ (Warwick's horse) : SALADIN
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Talking bird : MYNAH
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Mexican liquor : MESCAL
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Tim ___ (1958 Derby winner) : TAM
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"Moonlight ___" : SONATA
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At the summit : APICAL
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Unclose, to Donne : OPE
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Downfall : RUIN
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Horselaughs, in a way : OHOS
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Five-time Presidential also-ran : DEBS
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On ___ (equal) : APAR
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Caligula's equine : INCITATUS
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Accesses : DOORS
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Don's January : ENERO
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___ d' (headwaiter) : MAITRE
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Napoleon's white horse : MARENGO
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Sparse : SCANTY
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Prison outbreak : RIOT
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View halloos : YELLS
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Horse's saddle strap : GIRTH
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Set of open shelves : WHATNOT
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Horsy refusal? : NAY
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Furor : BROUHAHA
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Favorite horse of Richard III : WHITESURREY
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Swain : BEAU
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Equal, in Nice : EGAL
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Candy stripers : AIDES
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Maquillage item : ROUGE
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Annapolis sch. : USNA
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Blackbird : MERL
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Ridge on a horse's neck : CREST
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Lee's Traveller : STEED
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Chinese dynasty : TSIN
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Devine or Hardy : ANDY
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Bugler's job : TAPS
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U.S.S.R. river : URAL
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Alexander the Great's war horse : BUCEPHALUS
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Protagonist of a sort : ANTIHERO
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Chaperone : DUENNA
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Loosen : UNTIE
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Dark ___ (1953 Derby winner) : STAR
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Infant : TOT
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Kind of racing : HARNESS
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Anoints, old style : ENOILS
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Needle ___ haystack : INA
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Importunes : DUNS
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Dye; tinge : IMBUE
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Like the U.S. in 1865 : WARTORN
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Mother Teresa's mother tongue : ALBANIAN
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"No man ___ island" : ISAN
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Myrna Loy role : NORA
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Hale or Hari : SPY
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Asian range : ALTAI
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Walden, e.g. : POND
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"___ Ben Adhem" : ABOU
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Mohammed's winged horse : ALBORAK
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Navigational aid : LORAN
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Blanched : ASHEN
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Once and again : TWICE
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Sired : BEGAT
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Finish, informally : MOPUP
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Fouled up : SNAFU
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Community standards : ETHOS
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___ beer : NEAR
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Rogers or Clark : ROY
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Carousal : SPREE
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Horse-opera locale : LAREDO
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"___ Hot Tin Roof" : CATONA
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Dogie entangler : BOLAS
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"Equus," etc. : DRAMAS
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Lizards : AGAMAS
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Kind of orange : NAVEL
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___ Aviv : TEL
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Suffix with audit or transit : ORY
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His, in Nice : SES
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North Dakota city : MINOT
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Chihuahuas, e.g. : LAPDOGS
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Steam bath : SAUNA
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Pompey's pals : AMICI
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Book of the Bible : NAHUM
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Sacred: Comb. form : HIERO
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Wellington's horse : COPENHAGEN
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Separated : APART
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Horse trainer Jolley : LEROY
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Svelte : TRIM
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That is ___ : TOSAY
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Dan Rather's milieu : CBS
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Fertilizers : NITRATES
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Curse : ANATHEMA
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Most hackneyed : TRITEST
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Epochs unlimited : AEONS
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Slowed up : DELAYED
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Part of S.R.O. : ONLY
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Beige : ECRU
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Call a spade a club? : RENEGE
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Dakota Indian : SIOUAN
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City on the Loire : TOURS
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Sigurd's magic mount : GRANI
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Fan sound : WHIR
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Word with raw or horse : HIDE
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Yonkers race : TROT
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Black ___ (Dick Turpin's mare) : BESS
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___ Ridden (1958 Epsom winner) : HARD
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___ Sloper (1915 Grand National winner) : ALLY
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G.I. Jane : WAC
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Regret : RUE
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Word of protest : BUT

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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