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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: 24
A. J. Santora has 185 pre-Shortz puzzles and 68 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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Across
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Auxiliary verb to express duty. : OUGHT
6
Aide: Abbr. : ADJT
10
Ships and planes. : CRAFT
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Second born man. : ABEL
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Applicator. : APPLIER
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Requirement. : NEED
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Precarious position. : LINEOFFIRE
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Regions supplying much grain. : BREADBASKETS
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Whirlybirds. : EGGBEATERS
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Actress in "Jamaica." : HORNE
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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
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Spanker. : SAIL
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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
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Skin trouble. : ACNE
74
Diving feat. : JACKKNIFE
77
All in a ___ work. : DAYS
78
Paintings of the Last Supper. : CENAS
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Province of Turkey. : VILAYET
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Knot used to hook a tackle. : CATSPAW
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"L'___," (The Miser), by Moliere. : AVARE
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Lessener. : ABATER
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___ Tuesday. : SHROVE
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Egg: Comb. form. : OVI
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Expedient. : POLITIC
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Antarctic sea. : ROSS
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Raccoon's cousin. : COATI
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Spenser or Spender. : POET
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French pronoun. : ELLE
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U. S. naval base, W. Pacific. : GUAM
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Excessive rate of interest. : USURY
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Loyal. : STANCH
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Excess. : OVERPLUS
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Sir Stafford. : CRIPPS
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Isolated rock. : SCAR
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Visionary. : FEY
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Milieu for T. Williams. : HOMEPLATE
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Formed in a firth. : ESTUARINE
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Pas-de-Calais town. : LOOS
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Actress Sophia. : LOREN
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Kind of skirt. : HOOP
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Coral reef. : CAY
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___ once (suddenly). : ALLAT
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Strategic move. : RUSE
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Family member, for short. : GRAMP
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Curved mark over a vowel. : BREVE
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Oil area near Casper, Wyo. : TEAPOTDOME
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UFO. : FLYINGSAUCER
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Prominent proboscises. : ROMANNOSES
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"Book of Nonsense" author. : LEAR
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Kettledrums. : ATABALS
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Relative of Agnes. : INEZ
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Romantic meeting. : TRYST
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Coffee containers. : URNS
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Sea anemone. : POLYP
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Music festival events. : OPERAS
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___ Bator, Mongolian capital. : ULAN
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Literary prize winner, 1947. : GIDE
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Language: Abbr. : HEB
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Crude sledge of Plains Indians. : TRAVOIS
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Part of a shoe. : ANKLESTRAP
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Proof of ownership. : DEED
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Discard. : JETTISON
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Six pointers. : TDS
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___ a whistle. : CLEANAS
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Outfitter. : RIGGER
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Heavenly being: Fr. : ANGE
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Month: Abbr. : FEB
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Digit. : TOE
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In honor of. : AFTER
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Well: Fr. : BIEN
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Sins. : ERRS
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___ majesty. : LESE
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Hate. : ABHOR
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Disposed (to). : PRONE
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Femme ___. : FATALE
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Stitched. : SEWN
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Vincent van ___. : GOGH
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Marjorie Main role. : MAKETTLE
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Tchaikovsky opus. : NUTCRACKERSUITE
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Guarded. : POLICED
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Tom of Broadway. : EWELL
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Musical group. : TRIO
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Cue. : ROD
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Youth group: Abbr. : BSA
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Symbol of wealth. : SILVERSPOON
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Exclusive. : SELECT
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Bright-colored fish. : WRASSE
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Exclamation of scorn: Slang. : RATS
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Small three-legged stands. : TEAPOYS
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Kind of pears. : BOSC
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Lamb. : ELIA
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The world of popular music. : TINPANALLEY
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Gender: Abbr. : FEM
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Variety of slipper. : SCUFF
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Kind of deer. : ROE
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Praying figure. : ORANT
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Convex moldings. : TORI
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Country home. : ESTATE
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Twilight time. : SUNSET
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Undergo. : SEE
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More eery. : SCARIER
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Terriers. : SKYES
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Flying ___. : JIB
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Danger signal. : ALARM
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B. C. Roman statesman. : CATO
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Trophy held by Australia. : DAVISCUP
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___ Good Hope. : CAPEOF
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Deduce. : EVOLVE
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Gaps. : VACUUMS
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Canvas beds. : COT
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___ plaisir. : AVEC
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___ pleasure. : WITH
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Porgy. : SCUP
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Stiff fabrics. : HORSEHAIRS
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Beam. : RAY
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Northern home. : IGLOO
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Young salmon. : PARR
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Enzyme. : ASE
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Author of "Decline of the West." : SPENGLER
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Chinese pagoda. : TAA
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Quantum of radiant energy. : PHOTON
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Most exact. : CLOSEST
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Choice. : RARE
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Makeshift. : STOPGAP
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Feathers. : PLUMES
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Sleep: Comb. form. : SOMN
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Phenomenon of the Himalayas. : ICECAP
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Type of orange. : NAVEL
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Watchers. : EYERS
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De facto capital of Bolivia. : LAPAZ
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Bell town of Italy. : ATRI
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City of Nicaragua. : LEON
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Rich fabric. : LAME
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Blooming. : ROSY
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Loch ___ near Firth of Clyde. : RYAN
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Idol. : BAAL
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Deep-red. : RUBY
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Explosive. : TNT
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Cockchafer. : DOR
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Asian ___. : FLU
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Pou ___ (a place to stand), from Archimedes' saying. : STO

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 16 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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