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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
1. Side dish. : SLAW
5. Finally. : ATLAST
11. Fee-faw-___ (ogre). : FUM
14. Remonstrate. : OBJECT
20. Candied. : GLACE
21. Right now! : PRONTO
22. Hop-___-thumb. : OMY
23. Logger's tool. : PEAVEY
24. Kept in touch. : CORRESPONDED
26. In a fix. : UPTHECREEK
28. Coleridge or Wordsworth. : LAKEPOET
29. Fortification. : REDAN
31. Feathered fly for fishing. : HERL
32. Direction. : SSE
33. The other direction. : ENE
34. Dabble (in). : SMATTER
36. 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
55. 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
72. People of Angola. : LWENA
73. Humid. : DANK
74. Barnaby ___. : RUDGE
75. Assaults. : SETSUPON
77. Strongholds. : CASTLES
80. Bric-a-___. : BRAC
81. Melodic motif: It. : TEMA
82. Very. : TOO
83. Troubles. : AILS
85. Glass: Prefix. : HYAL
86. Flavid hues. : YELLOWS
88. Brazilian river. : RIONEGRO
90. Former coin of Hungary. : PENGO
91. Relinquish. : CEDE
92. Rich copper ore. : PRILL
94. Wreaths. : LEIS
95. Turbulent. : ROILY
96. Type of naval operation. : SEAAIR
98. Cupid, in a popular song. : LOVEBUG
100. Boiled down. : DECOCTED
102. Ben of "Treasure Island." : GUNN
103. Cannes' beach. : PALGE
105. Throw ___. : AFIT
107. Go ___ (deteriorate). : TOSEED
108. Peculiarity. : TRAIT
110. Terminer's partner. : OYER
111. Pick-me-up. : TONIC
113. Educators' group. : NEA
114. City near Stockholm. : SOLNA
115. Friendliness. : WARMTH
117. Barriers. : DAMS
119. Ponies. : NAGS
123. Rummage. : GRUB
125. Plead. : SUE
126. Triumph over. : PREVAIL
129. To and ___. : FRO
130. Cubit. : ELL
133. English writer. : SNOW
135. Struck. : SMOTE
137. Overwhelmed. : ENGULFED
139. Red-tape experts. : SEALAWYERS
142. Courteous. : WELLMANNERED
144. Chancel seat. : SEDILE
145. Caustic. : LYE
146. Mounted. : ARISEN
147. ___ rate. : ATANY
148. Baseball play. : ASSIST
149. Of the: Sp. : DEL
150. Chubby. : ROTUND
151. Beams. : RAYS
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1. British naturalist. : SLOANE
2. Frolicked. : LARKED
3. Piece of land. : ACRE
4. Cries. : WEEPS
5. Drawing power. : APPEAL
6. Standardbred. : TROTTER
7. Chaney. : LON
8. Gide. : ANDRE
9. Tip: Slang. : STEER
10. Actor Duncan. : TODD
11. Popular gift. : FOUNTAINPEN
12. Man in blue. : UMP
13. Folktale. : MYTH
14. "Norma," for one. : OPERA
15. Obscure. : BECLOUD
16. Crock. : JAR
17. Times. : EVES
18. Letters. : CEES
19. Little one. : TYKE
20. Treble sign. : GCLEF
25. Physical. : SOMATIC
27. Capital city. : HELENA
30. Month: Abbr. : APR
35. Parties. : TEAS
37. "Pile ___ Pelion." : OSSAON
39. Poker game. : SPITINTHEOCEAN
41. Annual task. : SPRINGCLEANING
43. Athlete's treatment. : WHIRLPOOLBATH
44. December figure. : SANTA
46. Manhattanite's cousin. : BROOKLYNITE
47. Mountain chain in Greece. : OETA
48. Songbird. : WREN
50. Girl's name. : KATIE
52. Trousers. : JEANS
53. "Where ___?" : AMI
56. Cloth like chain mail. : ARMURE
57. Historic island. : GUADALCANAL
58. ___ aide. : NURSES
61. Fountain drinks. : SODAS
63. Next to, old style. : FORBY
64. "The Lady of the Lake." : POEM
66. Faint. : SWOON
68. Owns. : HAS
71. One ___ time. : ATA
76. Practical. : UTILE
77. Wardrobe. : CLOSET
78. Broke par. : EAGLED
79. Manual training in Sweden. : SLOYD
81. Nobody: Slang. : TWERP
83. Ripen. : AGE
84. Herbaceous plant. : IRID
87. I hate: Lat. : ODI
88. Freshwater clam. : RIVERMUSSEL
89. Illinois city. : ELGIN
90. Forte of 133 Across. : PROSE
92. Shallow lake. : PLLYA
93. Will. : ROGERS
96. NCO's. : SGTS
97. Geographical prefix. : EURO
99. Flying disk, for short. : UFO
101. Entrust (to). : CONSIGN
104. Dressing table. : AOWBOY
106. The mainstream. : TIDE
109. Ankle bones. : TARSALS
112. Troglodytes. : CAVEMEN
116. Pro ___. : TEM
118. ___ wife. : MANAND
120. Quarrel. : AFFRAY
121. Salad. : GREENS
122. Turfy. : SODDY
124. Not moist. : UNWET
126. Wing: Prefix. : PTERO
127. Fired again. : RELIT
128. Crescent. : LUNAR
130. It, in Italy. : ESSA
131. FFV's. : LEES
132. Midshipmites. : LADS
134. Fuse. : WELD
136. Man ___. : OWAR
138. "___ Smile Be Your Umbrella." : LETA
140. 1st cen. date. : LII
141. Bread. : RYE
143. 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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