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A. J. Santora
A. J. Santora

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New York Times, Sunday, August 18, 1968

Author:
A. J. Santora
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 90, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 701 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 124, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 17, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 32
A. J. Santora has 185 pre-Shortz puzzles and 68 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,945
Across
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Coconut product : COPRA
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China et al. : ASIA
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Friends: Lat. : AMICI
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Verge : MARGIN
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Anti-War party in 1812 : BLUELIGHTS
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Social group : SALON
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Exaggerate : OVERDO
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___ Club (distaff bloc) : DEMOCRATICWOMENS
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Drives back : REPELS
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Vital fluid : SAP
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Fly higher than : OUTSOAR
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___ as a judge : ASSOBER
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Scrutiny : EYE
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Maiden ___ : LANE
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___ the crack of dawn : UPAT
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Congo language : EFE
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Sun shade : TAN
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Exec. : PRES
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Army garb : ODS
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Allowance horse of 1966 : FEDERALISTBOY
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Feminine titles : SRAS
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Double agent : SPY
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Ventilated : LOUVRED
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Comics : WAGS
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Pop : SODA
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Judge Learned : HAND
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Nurse Barton : CLARA
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Eye glass : MONOCLE
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Odd contrivance : WHIGMALEERY
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Parking area : LOT
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Sneak : LURKER
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Frost, as a windshield : ICEUP
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Proper : MORAL
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Goals : IDEALS
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Arab robe : ABA
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Deal (out) : METE
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Vehicle : BUS
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Above : OVER
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Disapproved : TABU
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Part of RSVP : SIL
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Stan Kenton's music : PROGRESSIVEJAZZ
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Parhelion : SUN
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"___ great life . . . " : ITSA
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Settled : PAID
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1944 initials : ETO
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Wings : ALAE
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Rival of SMU : TCU
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Acting minor roles : SUPING
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Tasteless : STALE
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Mattress filler : KAPOK
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NFL dream team : ALLPRO
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Cabinet post : HEW
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College course : LIBERALARTS
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Anchorage : MOORING
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Singing groups : TRIOS
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Fruit decay : BLET
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Couple : DYAD
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Killer whale : ORCA
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___ of (learn) : GETWIND
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Doctors : MDS
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Black: Fr. : NOIR
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Be in the dark about : KNOWNOTHINGOF
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Abbreviation on mail : POB
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Boone : DANL
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Kirk's state: Abbr. : FLA
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Shoe size : TEN
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End : REAR
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Take down ___ : APEG
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Ring victory : TKO
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Straight men : STOOGES
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Ceaseless : ETERNAL
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___ Saud : IBN
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Supposing that : INCASE
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Nebraska Indian : REPUBLICANPAWNEE
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Ecologists' concerns : BIOTAS
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Ballet movement : BRISE
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Felt-hat Republicans of 1860 : WIDEAWAKES
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"___ of the question" : ITSOUT
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Old Italian : OSCAN
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Glacial ridges : OSAR
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Call to active duty : DRAFT
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Certain deliveries: Abbr. : CBDS
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Tree genus : OLEA
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Shoe : PUMP
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Old car : REO
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Of a city in Tennessee : ALCOAS
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Glassy stone : AGATEOPAL
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Sheets: Abbr. : SHTS
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Adjective suffix : ITIOUS
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B'way group : ASCAP
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Kyushu volcano : ASO
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Nursery word : MAMA
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Part of France : ILES
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States' righter : CONSERVATIVE
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___ as : INSOFAR
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Further : MORE
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Turns away : AVERTS
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Party, for short : REP
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Independent party of 1874 : GREENBACK
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Casually : IDLY
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Cartoon feature : NOSE
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Port of entry, in N Spain : IRUN
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W.W. I group, in Britain : WRAF
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Brazilian port : BELEM
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French writer : LESAGE
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Relate : TELL
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Under least desirable conditions : ATWORST
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Drys' word : PROHIBIT
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Left-wingers : RADICALS
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Unit of force : DYNE
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Factotum : DOALL
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Relative of Afro : EURO
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Fallacies, in logic : IDOLA
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Give the eye : OGLE
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North Sea feeder : YSER
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Compass point : SSW
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Swage : SHAPER
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See 17 Down : DEM
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Eaton, for one : CYRUS
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No, in law : NUL
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Grimace, old style : MUMP
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Habited : ROBED
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Property : ASSET
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___ vu (already seen): Fr. : DEJA
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Of an age : ERAL
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"___ was saying . . . " : ASI
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Pith helmet : TOPI
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Alaskan Democrat : EGAN
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Rounded moldings : OVOLI
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Do ___ (profile) : ASTORYON
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Van Buren Democrat : BUCKTAIL
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Burmese VIP : UNU
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Reactionaries : RIGHTWINGERS
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Printer's abbreviation : ITALS
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Moslem taxes : ZAKATS
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Passion : ZEAL
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All over the floor : ASPRAWL
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Forest Canton : URI
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Orangutan : PONGO
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Trend : SWING
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Wane : EBB
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Easy-gaited horse : PADNAG
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Frenzied : AMOK
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Desolate : LORN
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Match-lighting party of 1835 : LOCOFOCOS
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Gossoon's land : ERIN
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Pollster Roper : ELMO
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USSR decoration : REDBANNER
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Dispatcher: Abbr. : SDR
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Influence : GETTO
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Fragrance : ODOR
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Old lute : THEORBO
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West Indies resort : NASSAU
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Touch : FEEL
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Summary : PRECIS
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"Green Pastures" role : DELAWD
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"The Flag-Raising ___ Jima" : ATIWO
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Dad : PAPA
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To you: Lat. : TIBI
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Do cable stitch : KNIT
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Exam : TEST
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Heroic : EPIC
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Ruined city of Iran : SUSA
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Socialistic assembly : RADA
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"___ Dinka Doo" : INKA
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Squawk : BEEF
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Tree structure : NEST
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From ___ Z : ATO
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Franklin : BEN
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Man of ___ : WAR

Answer summary: 17 unique to this puzzle, 15 debuted here and reused later, 17 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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