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A. J. Santora
A. J. Santora

DENDROLOGY

New York Times, Sunday, August 5, 1962

Author: A. J. Santora
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 87, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 693 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 128, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 16, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 21
A. J. Santora has 185 pre-Shortz puzzles and 68 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,769
Across Down
1. Iraq port. : BASRA
6. Wood. : ASH
9. Faulkner character. : SNOPES
15. "One may ___ horse to water . . . " : LEADA
20. "A partridge in ___ . . . " : APEARTREE
22. Congregation. : PARISH
23. Western actor. : ARNESS
25. Controversial group. : JOHNBIRCHSOCIETY
27. Tokyo's island. : HONSHU
28. Peak: Prefix. : ACR
29. Skip over. : OMIT
30. Reflects deeply (on). : PORES
31. Shell. : POD
32. Frigate bird of Hawaii. : IWA
33. Titles, in India. : SRIS
34. Of certain wood. : OAKEN
35. Minoress nun. : CLARE
37. Turn of a motor. : REV
38. Supercharged (with "up"). : SOUPED
41. Nasser's union. : UAR
42. "___ of Reason." : THEAGE
44. Surrender. : CEDE
45. The Land ___. : OFNOD
46. Printer's purchase. : INKS
47. In hiding. : PERDUE
48. Rural deity. : FAUN
49. Numbers in math: Abbr. : RADS
50. Horns. : ANTLERS
52. Attention. : EAR
53. Developer of vaccination. : JENNER
55. Screw pine of Australia. : BREADTREE
57. Aunt: Sp. : TIA
59. Type of show. : REVUE
61. British decoration. : DSO
62. Vessel: Abbr. : STR
63. Repeat. : ITERATE
65. Giblets' cousins. : HASLETS
67. MSS. men. : EDS
68. City of Paris. : TROY
70. RAF medals. : DFCS
71. British naturalist. : SLOANE
72. Harsh sound. : BRAY
73. Indian Desert. : THAR
74. M. I. T. : TECH
75. Town in Morocco. : IFNI
76. Tariff. : DUTY
77. Alas: Lat. : EHEU
78. Researcher on yellow fever. : FINLAY
80. Related. : TOLD
81. Pledge. : OATH
82. Spanish king. : REY
83. Introduction. : PRELUDE
84. On the ___. : ONEHAND
86. Recede. : EBB
89. Gay-Pay-Oo. : GPU
90. Where palms grow. : OASIS
91. Funny fellow. : WAG
93. Singer. : BALLADEER
95. Gloomy. : SOMBRE
97. ___ degree. : NTH
99. Witty Irish writer. : GOGARTY
101. She: It. : ELLA
102. U. N. negative. : NYET
103. Black Sea port. : ODESSA
105. Wave: Fr. : ONDE
106. Fiber. : RAMIE
107. Together, in music. : ADUE
108. French alarm. : ALERTE
109. Myrna herself. : LOY
110. Omar's forte. : VERSES
111. Ad or in ___. : REM
112. Dingles. : GLENS
113. Opera role. : WOTAN
116. Siestas. : NAPS
117. Food scrap. : ORT
118. Pother. : ADO
119. Carrier of yellow fever. : AEDES
120. Balsam. : TOLU
121. Have: Scot. : HAE
124. Spirit. : MORALE
126. Children's classic. : WINDINTHEWILLOWS
130. Sign-off on a letter. : ASEVER
131. Dry ___. : ASDUST
132. Studies in a certain way. : READSUPON
133. Eternities. : AEONS
134. Coded puzzles. : CRYPTS
135. Ship's plank. : SNY
136. Banishment. : EXILE
1. ___ California. : BAJA
2. Part of the Bible: Abbr. : APOC
3. Very: Ger. : SEHR
4. Competed. : RAN
5. Wooded. : ARBORED
6. Molding edge. : ARRIS
7. Following. : SECT
8. Exclamation. : HEH
9. Haunt. : SPOOK
10. Mother-of-pearl. : NACRE
11. Cuban province. : ORIENTE
12. Bakery items. : PIES
13. Id ___. : EST
14. Wary. : SHY
15. Punjab city. : LAHORE
16. Rust. : ERODE
17. ___ Arbor. : ANN
18. 1924 drama. : DESIREUNDERTHEELMS
19. T. S. Eliot poem. : ASHWEDNESDAY
21. Hesitant. : TIMID
24. Urbane. : SUAVE
26. Scanty. : SPARSE
31. Messenger. : PAGE
33. Wife: It. : SPOSA
34. Military decorations. : OAKLEAFCLUSTERS
35. Well-known hospital. : CEDARSOFLEBANON
36. Old comedy team. : LAURELANDHARDY
38. Trees of apple family. : SORBS
39. Work ___. : OFART
40. Recent B'way comedy. : UNDERTHEYUMYUMTREE
41. Historic avenue. : UNTERDENLINDEN
43. Otho's realm. : HRE
44. Container. : CAN
46. Concerning. : INRE
47. Greek letter. : PSI
48. Charges. : FEES
50. ___-at-law. : ATTY
51. Rds. and sts. : RTES
53. Fiber plant. : JUTE
54. Cheerful. : ROSY
56. Famous couturier. : DIOR
58. Satisfied sounds. : AHS
60. Part of Caesar's boast. : VENI
64. African colony. : TCHAD
66. "Comes in like ___ . . . " : ALION
69. Indian author. : RAU
72. Save (for). : BUT
73. Cartwrights' TV ranch. : THEPONDEROSA
74. Low shoes. : TIES
76. Baby's first word. : DADA
77. Work units. : ERGS
78. Fro: Scot. : FRAE
79. Evergreen. : YEW
80. African land. : TOGO
81. Sole. : ONLY
83. Haven. : PORT
85. Der ___. : ALTE
87. Prove false. : BELIE
88. Where heather grows. : BRAES
92. Moslem title. : AGA
94. Loved ones : DEARS
96. Group activity. : BEE
98. Truman. : HST
100. Bring up the rear. : GOLAST
103. Marge. : OLEO
104. Monopolized: Colloq. : SEWEDUP
106. Drive back. : REPULSE
107. Bouquet. : AROMA
108. Artificial flies. : ALDERS
110. Effective. : VALID
112. Greek physician. : GALEN
114. Poet. : ODIST
115. Encamps. : TENTS
116. Not at all. : NOWAY
119. "Old Hickory." : ANDY
120. ___-age. : TEEN
121. Indian. : HOPI
122. Army problem. : AWOL
123. Slave of old. : ESNE
125. Macao coin. : AVO
126. Service-woman. : WAC
127. Where Acre is: Abbr. : ISR
128. Times: Abbr. : HRS
129. Light: Lat. : LUX

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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