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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
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City on the Ganges. : PATNA
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Lofty. : HIGH
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Low. : BASE
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Cloth of gold. : LAME
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Loathe. : ABHOR
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Small boy's nickname. : SONNY
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Spruce of Asia. : AYAN
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Hero of Greek legend. : IDAS
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Part of a chignon. : TRESS
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5,000-year-old structure. : PYRAMIDOFCHEOPS
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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
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Travel permit. : VISA
35
Day: Sp. : DIA
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Heating vessels. : ETNAS
38
Coin. : MINT
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Envoy's H.Q. : CONSULATE
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Mme. de ___. : STAEL
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Thrushes. : SONGSTERS
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Punitive. : PENAL
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Woodpile. : LOGS
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Farm unit. : ACRE
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Cap-___. : APIE
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Wheel spokes. : RADII
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Refugee organization. : IRO
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Field of operations. : SPHEREOFACTION
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Siouan tribe. : PONCAS
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Part of Canada: Abbr. : NWT
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Toy. : RATTLE
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Part of Berlin. : AMERICANSECTOR
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Cloche. : HAT
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Falls with a dull sound. : PLAPS
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"The Red." : ERIC
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Raise ___. : CAIN
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German city. : JENA
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Iron: Prefix. : FERRO
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Song by Sir A. Sullivan. : LOSTCHORD
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Dog: Slang. : POOCH
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Relative of a secant. : COTANGENT
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Personation. : ROLE
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Vassal. : SLAVE
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King: Sp. : REY
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Dwarf slain by Siegfried. : MIME
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Venetian red. : SIENA
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Olympian. : ATHENE
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___ Gallery, in London. : TATE
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Flint arrowheads. : ELFBOLTS
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Intimate group. : THEFAMILYCIRCLE
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Worry. : FRET
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Where the Nelson Column is. : TRAFALGARSQUARE
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N. Z. native. : MAORI
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Daughter of Eurytus. : IOLE
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Preposition. : INTO
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Do a transplant job. : UNPOT
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Originated. : AROSE
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___ la vie. : CEST
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French marshal. : NIEL
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Make out. : ESPY
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Culminations. : ACMES
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Opera name. : PATTI
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Bric-___. : ABRAC
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Structure on the Potomac. : THEPENTAGON
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Canaveral items. : NOSECONES
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Noun suffixes. : ARS
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Vandenberg and others. : HOYTS
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Concerning. : INRE
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Contorting. : GNARLING
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Toplady and others. : HYMNISTS
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Very much: Colloq. : BADLY
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___ St. Lawrence, home of G. B. S. : AYOT
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Where Natal is: Abbr. : SAFR
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California oaks. : ENCINAS
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Claims on property. : LIENS
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___ age (long time). : ADOGS
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Vermont symbol. : MAPLE
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Ruhr city. : ESSEN
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Expedition. : SPEED
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"___ Camera." : IAMA
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"Bali ___." : HAI
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River into the Caspian. : URAL
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College degrees. : BAS
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Mechanical pea picker. : VINER
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Order of architecture. : DORIC
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Type of picture. : INSET
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Kurile island. : ETORO
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Additional. : MORE
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Onion: Lat. : CEPA
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Tumult. : UPROAR
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Inclined. : LEANT
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Also. : AND
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Siamese. : TAI
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Yale man. : ELI
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Garment. : SLIP
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Acad. or sem. : SCH
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White House family, 1910. : TAFTS
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Domed area in a church. : APSE
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Strong man. : SAMSON
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Play a part. : ENACT
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Admit. : OWN
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Golf club. : IRON
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Goat genus. : CAPRA
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J. F. K.'s study. : THEOVALROOM
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Weapon. : LANCE
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Settlement in Greenland. : ETAH
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Civil War signature. : RELEE
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Sarcasm. : IRONY
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Ancient box or chest. : CIST
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School: Fr. : ECOLE
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Protection. : CARE
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Thrice a day, on prescriptions. : TID
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Army man. : PFC
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Zodiac sign. : LEO
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Skill. : ART
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La Pucelle. : JOANOFARC
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Review. : CRITIQUE
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Maris' forte. : HOMERUNS
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Commoner: Slang. : PLEB
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Disruptive imp. : GREMLIN
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Wife of Thor. : SIF
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Eating apples, for short. : MACS
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Weather word. : SLEET
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Loft. : ATTIC
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Pang. : THROE
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Repairs. : HEALS
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En ___ (really): Fr. : EFFET
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Aeronautic group. : NAA
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Alps region. : TYROL
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Pirates' Face. : ELROY
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Succinct. : TERSE
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Pens. : STIES
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Fire: Prefix. : IGNI
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Recently. : LATE
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Dogpatch creator. : CAPP
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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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