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A. J. Santora
A. J. Santora

HOUSEHOLD WORDS

New York Times, Sunday, August 17, 1958

Author: A. J. Santora
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.34, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 708 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 137, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 19, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 25
A. J. Santora has 185 pre-Shortz puzzles and 68 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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1. Auxiliary verb to express duty. : OUGHT
6. Aide: Abbr. : ADJT
10. Ships and planes. : CRAFT
15. Second born man. : ABEL
19. Applicator. : APPLIER
21. Requirement. : NEED
22. Precarious position. : LINEOFFIRE
24. Regions supplying much grain. : BREADBASKETS
26. Whirlybirds. : EGGBEATERS
27. Actress in "Jamaica." : HORNE
28. South African plain. : VELDT
29. Plum. : GAGE
30. On edge. : TENSE
31. "___ Sunday afternoon . . . " : ONA
32. Grimace: Var. : MOWE
33. ___ ear and out the other. : INONE
35. Fruit. : PEAR
37. Curbs. : RESTRAINS
40. Scene of a New Year's game. : SUGARBOWL
42. Direction. : SSW
45. Koreans. : ROKS
46. Pledges. : TROTHS
48. Describing wintrier weather. : SLEETIER
50. Happen. : BETIDE
53. French coin. : FRANC
54. Spanker. : SAIL
55. She: Span. : ELLA
56. Hodgepodge. : OLIO
57. Dutch ___. : TREAT
59. College group for special training. : ROTC
62. Sticks. : CLEAVES
64. Fall from grace. : SIN
65. Sounds of modern dances. : STOMPS
66. Stir up. : AROUSE
68. Glasses: Colloq. : SPECS
69. Pod of a seed plant. : CAPSULE
71. Wearing a boa. : SCARFED
72. Rich cake. : TORTE
73. Skin trouble. : ACNE
74. Diving feat. : JACKKNIFE
77. All in a ___ work. : DAYS
78. Paintings of the Last Supper. : CENAS
80. Province of Turkey. : VILAYET
81. Knot used to hook a tackle. : CATSPAW
84. "L'___," (The Miser), by Moliere. : AVARE
85. Lessener. : ABATER
86. ___ Tuesday. : SHROVE
89. Egg: Comb. form. : OVI
90. Expedient. : POLITIC
92. Antarctic sea. : ROSS
93. Raccoon's cousin. : COATI
94. Spenser or Spender. : POET
95. French pronoun. : ELIE
96. U. S. naval base, W. Pacific. : GUAM
98. Excessive rate of interest. : USURY
100. Loyal. : STANCH
102. Excess. : OVERPLUS
104. Sir Stafford. : CRIPPS
106. Isolated rock. : SCAR
107. Visionary. : FEY
108. Milieu for T. Williams. : HOMEPLATE
110. Formed in a firth. : ESTUARINE
115. Pas-de-Calais town. : LOOS
116. Actress Sophia. : LOREN
117. Kind of skirt. : HOOP
118. Coral reef. : CAY
119. ___ once (suddenly). : ALLAT
122. Strategic move. : RUSE
123. Family member, for short. : GRAMP
125. Curved mark over a vowel. : BREVE
127. Oil area near Casper, Wyo. : TEAPOTDOME
130. UFO. : FLYINGSAUCER
132. Prominent proboscises. : ROMANNOSES
133. "Book of Nonsense" author. : LEAR
134. Kettledrums. : ATABALS
135. Relative of Agnes. : INEZ
136. Romantic meeting. : TRYST
137. Coffee containers. : URNS
138. Sea anemone. : POLYP
1. Music festival events. : OPERAS
2. ___ Bator, Mongolian capital. : ULAN
3. Literary prize winner, 1947. : GIDE
4. Language: Abbr. : HEB
5. Crude sledge of Plains Indians. : TRAVOIS
6. Part of a shoe. : ANKLESTRAP
7. Proof of ownership. : DEED
8. Discard. : JETTISON
9. Six pointers. : TDS
10. ___ a whistle. : CLEANAS
11. Outfitter. : RIGGER
12. Heavenly being: Fr. : ANGE
13. Month: Abbr. : FEB
14. Digit. : TOE
15. In honor of. : AFTER
16. Well: Fr. : BIEN
17. Sins. : ERRS
18. ___ majesty. : LESE
19. Hate. : ABHOR
20. Disposed (to). : PRONE
23. Femme ___. : FATALE
25. Stitched. : SEWN
29. Vincent van ___. : GOGH
32. Marjorie Main role. : MAKETTLE
34. Tchaikovsky opus. : NUTCRACKERSUITE
35. Guarded. : POLICED
36. Tom of Broadway. : EWELL
38. Musical group. : TRIO
39. Cue. : ROD
41. Youth group: Abbr. : BSA
42. Symbol of wealth. : SILVERSPOON
43. Exclusive. : SELECT
44. Bright-colored fish. : WRASSE
47. Exclamation of scorn: Slang. : RATS
49. Small three-legged stands. : TEAPOYS
50. Kind of pears. : BOSC
51. Lamb. : ELIA
52. The world of popular music. : TINPANALIEY
53. Gender: Abbr. : FEM
54. Variety of slipper. : SCUFF
58. Kind of deer. : ROE
60. Praying figure. : ORANT
61. Convex moldings. : TORI
63. Country home. : ESTATE
65. Twilight time. : SUNSET
67. Undergo. : SEE
70. More eery. : SCARIER
71. Terriers. : SKYES
74. Flying ___. : JIB
75. Danger signal. : ALARM
76. B. C. Roman statesman. : CATO
77. Trophy held by Australia. : DAVISCUP
78. ___ Good Hope. : CAPEOF
79. Deduce. : EVOLVE
80. Gaps. : VACUUMS
81. Canvas beds. : COT
82. ___ plaisir. : AVEC
83. ___ pleasure. : WITH
86. Porgy. : SCUP
87. Stiff fabrics. : HORSEHAIRS
88. Beam. : RAY
91. Northern home. : IGLOO
94. Young salmon. : PARR
97. Enzyme. : ASE
99. Author of "Decline of the West." : SPENGLER
101. Chinese pagoda. : TAA
103. Quantum of radiant energy. : PHOTON
104. Most exact. : CLOSEST
105. Choice. : RARE
106. Makeshift. : STOPGAP
109. Feathers. : PLUMES
111. Sleep: Comb. form. : SOMN
112. Phenomenon of the Himalayas. : ICECAP
113. Type of orange. : NAVEL
114. Watchers. : EYERS
115. De facto capital of Bolivia. : LAPAZ
119. Bell town of Italy. : ATRI
120. City of Nicaragua. : LEON
121. Rich fabric. : LAME
122. Blooming. : ROSY
124. Loch ___ near Firth of Clyde. : RYAN
125. Idol. : BAAL
126. Deep-red. : RUBY
128. Explosive. : TNT
129. Cockchafer. : DOR
130. Asian ___. : FLU
131. Pou ___ (a place to stand), from Archimedes' saying. : STO

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 16 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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