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A. J. Santora
A. J. Santora

A NUMBER OF THINGS

New York Times, Sunday, September 13, 1964

Author:
A. J. Santora
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.40, Missing: { J Z }, Scrabble score: 567 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 111, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 17, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 23
A. J. Santora has 185 pre-Shortz puzzles and 68 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,523
Across
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Discard. : SCRAP
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___ ordinaire. : VIN
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Uniform. : GARB
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Adjective suffix. : IBLE
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Frees. : LOOSES
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La ___, Swiss site of Iron Age discoveries. : TENE
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Bouquet. : ODOR
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Name meaning "champion." : NEAL
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Like some football teams: Colloq. : ALLPRO
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Carol beginning. : WETHREEKINGSOF
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Fine: Slang. : CLASSY
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Cultural items. : OPERAS
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Crouch. : SQUAT
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The folks. : KIN
30
Pledge. : OATH
32
Wrinkles, in botany. : RUGAE
34
Not so. : UNTRUE
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Hardtop. : SEDAN
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Draw in the ___. : REINS
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Some stocks. : BLUECHIPS
43
Monkeys. : SIMIANS
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Total. : COUNT
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On the ___. : DOT
47
Knickerbockers. : PLUSFOURS
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___ Arabia. : SAUDI
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Saint-___. : SAENS
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Game of a sort. : PENNYANTE
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Chapeau site. : TETE
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Vice ___. : VERSA
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Opportune. : PAT
57
Dark-brown colors. : BISTRES
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Moved with dignity. : SWEPT
61
"___ from the housetops." : SHOUTIT
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"Three Men ___ Horse." : ONA
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Prizes. : ESTEEMS
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Butterfly. : SATYR
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Bombards. : STRAFES
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Verbum ___. : SAP
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European. : SWEDE
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Familiar Latin word. : ECCE
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Dead pan. : POKERFACE
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Certain students. : COEDS
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Progeny. : BROOD
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Sellout of a kind. : FULLHOUSE
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100 per cent. : ALL
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___ time. : ATONE
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Bright colors. : CERISES
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5-iron and others. : GOLFCLUBS
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One of the Neros. : WOLFE
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Award. : OSCAR
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Cause to be tangled. : ENFOUL
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Attack. : SETON
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Navy ships. : LSTS
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Finger ring: Sp. : ARO
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Missiles of limited range. : IRBMS
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Blue antelope. : NILGAU
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Abbey Theatre name. : OCASEY
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At ___ (disagreeing). : SIXESANDSEVENS
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Latin family names. : NOMINA
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"___ your pardon ... " : IBEG
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Poi, roast pig, etc. : LUAU
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Apiece. : EACH
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Town on the Moselle. : EPINAL
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Towser's pal. : FIDO
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Recedes. : EBBS
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Shakespearean role. : SLY
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Irregular, as leaf edges. : EROSE
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Casual wear. : SLACKS
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Lassie. : COLLIE
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Friend of Oliver. : ROLAND
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Ophidians. : ASPS
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Embody. : PERSONIFY
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Barkley. : VEEP
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Confines. : INTERNS
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New Delhi family. : NEHRUS
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Circulates. : GOESABOUT
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American humorist. : ADE
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Certain Koreans. : ROKS
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Item for fuel or kindling. : BRIQUET
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"Tell it not ___." : INGATH
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Mounts a horse. : BESTRIDES
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Southeast Asian. : LAO
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Sprite. : ELF
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Kind of sauce. : SOYA
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Bridge bid. : TWOHEARTS
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Piece of music. : RAG
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___ Dimittis. : NUNC
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Group of three. : TRIUNITY
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Dodges. : ELUDES
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"Make a wish ___ star." : UPONA
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Approximate figures: Abbr. : ESTS
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Soc. or org. : ASSN
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Top of a double boiler. : INSET
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Single: Prefix. : UNI
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Judean's neighbor. : MOABITE
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Latin course. : CAESAR
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Directions in music. : PPPS
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Daughter of Laban. : LEAH
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Till: Poet. : UNTO
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Taxed, old style. : STENTED
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Clan. : SEPT
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Skill: It. : ARTE
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Pitchers, kettles, etc. : VESSELS
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Pistol: Slang. : ROSCOE
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Periodicals. : WEEKLIES
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Secondhand. : USED
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Little ones. : TADS
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Grandson of Abraham. : ESAU
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Apples, for short. : MACS
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Graf ___. : SPEE
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Pilfers again. : REROBS
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Strudel ingredient: Ger. : APFEL
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Bluff: Slang. : FOURFLUSH
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Senator. : SOLON
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Prosperous: Colloq. : WELLFIXED
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General opinion. : CONSENSUS
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Electrical device. : RHEOSCOPE
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Ditch. : FOSS
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Wire shield. : CAGE
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Heat unit. : BTU
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Like some juries. : ALLMALE
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Jell. : CONGEAL
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Precede. : FOREGO
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Chicago nine. : CUBS
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Whistlers of a sort. : WOLVES
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Summerhouse. : CASINO
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Lists. : ARENAS
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Rue of La Madeleine. : ROYALE
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Four-in-hand. : TIE
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Elegance. : TONE
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Affront. : SNUB
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Noun suffix. : ANCY
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Ruler in the East. : AMIR
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Relative of Frigga. : SIF
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There: Lat. : IBI
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Brush on. : DAB

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 13 debuted here and reused later, 12 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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