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A. J. Santora
A. J. Santora

New York Times, Wednesday, August 6, 1980

Author:
A. J. Santora
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 14, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
A. J. Santora has 185 pre-Shortz puzzles and 68 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,229
Across
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Promptly : ONTIME
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Youngster : LAD
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Stew meat : LAMB
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"Tillie the ___" : TOILER
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Senior citizen : OLDTIMER
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More folksy : HOMIER
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"Sudden death" period : OVERTIME
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Opp. of WNW : ESE
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He wrote "The Trial" : KAFKA
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Enthusiasm : ARDOR
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In the order mentioned: Abbr. : RESP
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Truth, in a Chinese philosophy : TAO
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Tint : DYE
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Part of a magnet : ARMATURE
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See 49 Across : TSE
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C'est ___ : LAVIE
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More opportune : TIMELIER
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"___ be born . . . " : ATIMETO
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Early : BETIMES
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Quickly : INNOTIME
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Della of songdom : REESE
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Affenpinscher, e.g. : DOG
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Dwelling in a city : TENEMENT
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Chinese philosopher, with 30 Across : LAO
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___ volente (God willing) : DEO
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Topers : SOTS
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Gamble or Robertson : OSCAR
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Washday in Paris : LUNDI
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Gratuity : TIP
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Double-crosser : TWOTIMER
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Keeping the rhythm : INTIME
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Mountain or Pacific : TIMEZONE
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Flower part : STAMEN
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Hebrew dry measure : OMER
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Notebook : PAD
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Straightforward : HONEST
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The ___ day (recently) : OTHER
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Slipknot loop : NOOSE
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Expeditious : TIMESAVING
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Sino-Russian river : ILI
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Submissive : MEEK
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Corrigenda : ERRATA
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Sentry : LOOKOUT
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Edison name : ALVA
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Winner over R.A.T. in 1952 : DDE
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Metric measure, in Manchester : LITRE
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Surrounded by : AMID
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Reminder : MEMO
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___ Fox : BRER
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Salver : TRAY
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Obese : FAT
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Carnera of ring fame : PRIMO
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Ecological grouping : DEME
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Oppose : MEET
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Kind of roast : RIB
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From ___ (at intervals) : TIMETOTIME
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Bishops' jurisdictions : SEES
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Gaelic : ERSE
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Deposited : LAID
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___ time (never) : ATNO
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Raison d'___ : ETRE
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Claims on property : LIENS
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Late European leader : TITO
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"Follow Me ___," Kipling poem : OME
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Suffered : ENDURED
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Ending for Hallow : EEN
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In style : MODISH
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After a time : LATER
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Neighbor of N.M. : ARIZ
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___ Square : TIMES
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Exhausted : SPENT
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Velez of the Blue Jays : OTTO
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In the ___ (participating) : SWIM
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Occur in time : COME
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Horne or Nyman : LENA
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Look ___ (investigate) : INTO
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Dry ___ (duster) : MOP
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Thrash : TAN

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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