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A. J. Santora
A. J. Santora

"CURRENT" EVENTS

New York Times, Sunday, August 7, 1966

Author:
A. J. Santora
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.27, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 685 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 135, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 19, 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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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,203
Across
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Side dish. : SLAW
5
Finally. : ATLAST
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Fee-faw-___ (ogre). : FUM
14
Remonstrate. : OBJECT
20
Candied. : GLACE
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Right now! : PRONTO
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Hop-___-thumb. : OMY
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Logger’s tool. : PEAVEY
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Kept in touch. : CORRESPONDED
26
In a fix. : UPTHECREEK
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Coleridge or Wordsworth. : LAKEPOET
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Fortification. : REDAN
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Feathered fly for fishing. : HERL
32
Direction. : SSE
33
The other direction. : ENE
34
Dabble (in). : SMATTER
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Turn the page: Abbr. : PTO
38
Asian country. : LAOS
40
G-men. : FEDS
42
Nautical term. : ALEE
43
Green fish. : WRASSE
45
Violinist’s stroke. : UPBOW
49
Pocket: Abbr. : PKT
51
Monarch. : RAJAH
54
“This ___ order.” : ISAN
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More grievous. : DIRER
56
With ___ of salt. : AGRAIN
59
Partly: Prefix. : SEMI
60
Nursemaids. : NANAS
62
___ board. : TOTE
63
Menu choice. : FRUITCUP
65
Direct, as from a plane. : AIRSPOT
67
Buckeye. : OHIOAN
69
People of Arabia. : OMANI
70
Reddish-brown. : ROAN
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People of Angola. : LWENA
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Humid. : DANK
74
Barnaby ___. : RUDGE
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Assaults. : SETSUPON
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Strongholds. : CASTLES
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Bric-a-___. : BRAC
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Melodic motif: It. : TEMA
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Very. : TOO
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Troubles. : AILS
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Glass: Prefix. : HYAL
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Flavid hues. : YELLOWS
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Brazilian river. : RIONEGRO
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Former coin of Hungary. : PENGO
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Relinquish. : CEDE
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Rich copper ore. : PRILL
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Wreaths. : LEIS
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Turbulent. : ROILY
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Type of naval operation. : SEAAIR
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Cupid, in a popular song. : LOVEBUG
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Boiled down. : DECOCTED
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Ben of “Treasure Island.” : GUNN
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Cannes’ beach. : PALGE
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Throw ___. : AFIT
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Go ___ (deteriorate). : TOSEED
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Peculiarity. : TRAIT
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Terminer’s partner. : OYER
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Pick-me-up. : TONIC
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Educators’ group. : NEA
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City near Stockholm. : SOLNA
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Friendliness. : WARMTH
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Barriers. : DAMS
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Ponies. : NAGS
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Rummage. : GRUB
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Plead. : SUE
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Triumph over. : PREVAIL
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To and ___. : FRO
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Cubit. : ELL
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English writer. : SNOW
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Struck. : SMOTE
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Overwhelmed. : ENGULFED
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Red-tape experts. : SEALAWYERS
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Courteous. : WELLMANNERED
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Chancel seat. : SEDILE
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Caustic. : LYE
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Mounted. : ARISEN
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___ rate. : ATANY
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Baseball play. : ASSIST
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Of the: Sp. : DEL
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Chubby. : ROTUND
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Beams. : RAYS
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British naturalist. : SLOANE
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Frolicked. : LARKED
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Piece of land. : ACRE
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Cries. : WEEPS
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Drawing power. : APPEAL
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Standardbred. : TROTTER
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Chaney. : LON
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Gide. : ANDRE
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Tip: Slang. : STEER
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Actor Duncan. : TODD
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Popular gift. : FOUNTAINPEN
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Man in blue. : UMP
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Folktale. : MYTH
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“Norma,” for one. : OPERA
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Obscure. : BECLOUD
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Crock. : JAR
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Times. : EVES
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Letters. : CEES
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Little one. : TYKE
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Treble sign. : GCLEF
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Physical. : SOMATIC
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Capital city. : HELENA
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Month: Abbr. : APR
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Parties. : TEAS
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“Pile ___ Pelion.” : OSSAON
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Poker game. : SPITINTHEOCEAN
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Annual task. : SPRINGCLEANING
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Athlete’s treatment. : WHIRLPOOLBATH
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December figure. : SANTA
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Manhattanite’s cousin. : BROOKLYNITE
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Mountain chain in Greece. : OETA
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Songbird. : WREN
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Girl’s name. : KATIE
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Trousers. : JEANS
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“Where ___?” : AMI
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Cloth like chain mail. : ARMURE
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Historic island. : GUADALCANAL
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___ aide. : NURSES
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Fountain drinks. : SODAS
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Next to, old style. : FORBY
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“The Lady of the Lake.” : POEM
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Faint. : SWOON
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Owns. : HAS
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One ___ time. : ATA
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Practical. : UTILE
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Wardrobe. : CLOSET
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Broke par. : EAGLED
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Manual training in Sweden. : SLOYD
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Nobody: Slang. : TWERP
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Ripen. : AGE
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Herbaceous plant. : IRID
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I hate: Lat. : ODI
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Freshwater clam. : RIVERMUSSEL
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Illinois city. : ELGIN
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Forte of 133 Across. : PROSE
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Shallow lake. : PLLYA
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Will. : ROGERS
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NCO’s. : SGTS
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Geographical prefix. : EURO
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Flying disk, for short. : UFO
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Entrust (to). : CONSIGN
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Dressing table. : AOWBOY
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The mainstream. : TIDE
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Ankle bones. : TARSALS
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Troglodytes. : CAVEMEN
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Pro ___. : TEM
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___ wife. : MANAND
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Quarrel. : AFFRAY
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Salad. : GREENS
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Turfy. : SODDY
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Not moist. : UNWET
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Wing: Prefix. : PTERO
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Fired again. : RELIT
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Crescent. : LUNAR
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It, in Italy. : ESSA
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FFV’s. : LEES
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Midshipmites. : LADS
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Fuse. : WELD
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Man ___. : OWAR
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“___ Smile Be Your Umbrella.” : LETA
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1st cen. date. : LII
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Bread. : RYE
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Baton Rouge campus. : LSU

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 19 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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