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A. J. Santora
A. J. Santora

GEOMETRICAL

New York Times, Sunday, September 10, 1961

Author:
A. J. Santora
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.29, Missing: { K X Z }, Scrabble score: 564 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 123, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 18
A. J. Santora has 185 pre-Shortz puzzles and 68 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,440
Across
1. City on the Ganges. : PATNA
6. Lofty. : HIGH
10. Low. : BASE
14. Cloth of gold. : LAME
18. Loathe. : ABHOR
19. Small boy's nickname. : SONNY
20. Spruce of Asia. : AYAN
21. Hero of Greek legend. : IDAS
22. Part of a chignon. : TRESS
23. 5,000-year-old structure. : PYRAMIDOFCHEOPS
26. Record. : TAPE
27. Novel plot. : ETERNALTRIANGLE
28. Party requisite. : ICECUBES
31. Viscous. : LIMY
32. Kind of hut. : NISSEN
33. Acronym for North American Air Defense. : NORAD
34. Travel permit. : VISA
35. Day: Sp. : DIA
37. Heating vessels. : ETNAS
38. Coin. : MINT
39. Envoy's H.Q. : CONSULATE
45. Mme. de ___. : STAEL
46. Thrushes. : SONGSTERS
48. Punitive. : PENAL
49. Woodpile. : LOGS
50. Farm unit. : ACRE
51. Cap-___. : APIE
52. Wheel spokes. : RADII
53. Refugee organization. : IRO
54. Field of operations. : SPHEREOFACTION
58. Siouan tribe. : PONCAS
60. Part of Canada: Abbr. : NWT
61. Toy. : RATTLE
65. Part of Berlin. : AMERICANSECTOR
72. Cloche. : HAT
73. Falls with a dull sound. : PLAPS
76. "The Red." : ERIC
77. Raise ___. : CAIN
78. German city. : JENA
79. Iron: Prefix. : FERRO
80. Song by Sir A. Sullivan. : LOSTCHORD
83. Dog: Slang. : POOCH
84. Relative of a secant. : COTANGENT
86. Personation. : ROLE
87. Vassal. : SLAVE
88. King: Sp. : REY
89. Dwarf slain by Siegfried. : MIME
90. Venetian red. : SIENA
91. Olympian. : ATHENE
96. ___ Gallery, in London. : TATE
97. Flint arrowheads. : ELFBOLTS
100. Intimate group. : THEFAMILYCIRCLE
104. Worry. : FRET
105. Where the Nelson Column is. : TRAFALGARSQUARE
106. N. Z. native. : MAORI
107. Daughter of Eurytus. : IOLE
108. Preposition. : INTO
109. Do a transplant job. : UNPOT
110. Originated. : AROSE
111. ___ la vie. : CEST
112. French marshal. : NIEL
113. Make out. : ESPY
114. Culminations. : ACMES
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1. Opera name. : PATTI
2. Bric-___. : ABRAC
3. Structure on the Potomac. : THEPENTAGON
4. Canaveral items. : NOSECONES
5. Noun suffixes. : ARS
6. Vandenberg and others. : HOYTS
7. Concerning. : INRE
8. Contorting. : GNARLING
9. Toplady and others. : HYMNISTS
10. Very much: Colloq. : BADLY
11. ___ St. Lawrence, home of G. B. S. : AYOT
12. Where Natal is: Abbr. : SAFR
13. California oaks. : ENCINAS
14. Claims on property. : LIENS
15. ___ age (long time). : ADOGS
16. Vermont symbol. : MAPLE
17. Ruhr city. : ESSEN
19. Expedition. : SPEED
24. "___ Camera." : IAMA
25. "Bali ___." : HAI
29. River into the Caspian. : URAL
30. College degrees. : BAS
34. Mechanical pea picker. : VINER
35. Order of architecture. : DORIC
36. Type of picture. : INSET
37. Kurile island. : ETORO
38. Additional. : MORE
39. Onion: Lat. : CEPA
40. Tumult. : UPROAR
41. Inclined. : LEANT
42. Also. : AND
43. Siamese. : TAI
44. Yale man. : ELI
45. Garment. : SLIP
46. Acad. or sem. : SCH
47. White House family, 1910. : TAFTS
50. Domed area in a church. : APSE
54. Strong man. : SAMSON
55. Play a part. : ENACT
56. Admit. : OWN
57. Golf club. : IRON
59. Goat genus. : CAPRA
62. J. F. K.'s study. : THEOVALROOM
63. Weapon. : LANCE
64. Settlement in Greenland. : ETAH
66. Civil War signature. : RELEE
67. Sarcasm. : IRONY
68. Ancient box or chest. : CIST
69. School: Fr. : ECOLE
70. Protection. : CARE
71. Thrice a day, on prescriptions. : TID
73. Army man. : PFC
74. Zodiac sign. : LEO
75. Skill. : ART
78. La Pucelle. : JOANOFARC
81. Review. : CRITIQUE
82. Maris' forte. : HOMERUNS
83. Commoner: Slang. : PLEB
85. Disruptive imp. : GREMLIN
87. Wife of Thor. : SIF
89. Eating apples, for short. : MACS
90. Weather word. : SLEET
91. Loft. : ATTIC
92. Pang. : THROE
93. Repairs. : HEALS
94. En ___ (really): Fr. : EFFET
95. Aeronautic group. : NAA
96. Alps region. : TYROL
97. Pirates' Face. : ELROY
98. Succinct. : TERSE
99. Pens. : STIES
101. Fire: Prefix. : IGNI
102. Recently. : LATE
103. Dogpatch creator. : CAPP
106. Farm sound. : MAA

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 14 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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