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A. J. Santora
A. J. Santora

New York Times, Saturday, September 20, 1975

Author:
A. J. Santora
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.40, Missing: { B J Q }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
A. J. Santora has 185 pre-Shortz puzzles and 68 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,534

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Across
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"What a good boy ___" : AMI
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Friendly : WARM
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___ Rogers St. Johns : ADELA
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___-Lenape, Delaware tribe : LENI
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Kind of code : AREA
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Prearrange : SETUP
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Like some twins : IDENTICAL
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Blazing speed : SMOKE
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Economic proposal : TAXCUT
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Kept : RETAINED
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Elsa of "Born Free" : LIONESS
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Feel sick : AIL
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Stylish : SMART
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Glass ingredient : SILICA
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Park in Colorado : ESTES
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Table china : IRONSTONE
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___ South : DEEP
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Boy or Cub : SCOUT
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Moffo : ANNA
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"The Palace Guard" author : DANRATHER
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Slang : ARGOT
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Franklin and kitchen : STOVES
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Biblical land of gold : OPHIR
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Custard or pecan : PIE
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Naps : SNOOZES
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Go through a role : REHEARSE
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Actor Cook : ELISHA
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Sluggish : INERT
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Shams : PRETENSES
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Strong point : FORTE
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Green and lasting : EVER
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Carnival wild-man : GEEK
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Fighter Patterson : FLOYD
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Turn down : DENY
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Graduating class: Abbr. : SRS
Down
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Touched land : ALIT
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Decoration : MEDAL
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Having no being : INEXISTENT
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Dumb or head : WAITER
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Line of a circle : ARC
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Brings up : REARS
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Evil: Prefix : MALE
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Attacks : ASSAILS
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Setting up buffer zones : DEMILITARIZING
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English school : ETON
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New Testament book : LUKE
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Mimicked : APED
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Certain real estate : INCOMEPROPERTY
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Bluefins, etc. : TUNAS
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Contaminate : TAINT
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Verses : STICHS
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Become disenchanted with : SOURON
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Assemblies : CONGRESSES
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Part of A. D. : ANNO
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Degree in educ. : EDD
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Ross and Bering : SEAS
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Shad or Richard : ROE
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Have a sandwich : EAT
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Guide : STEER
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Flew a plane : AVIATED
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___ in the head : AHOLE
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Certain writing : POETRY
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Come in handy : SERVE
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Unmixed : SHEER
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Moroccan native : RIFF
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Organic compound : ENOL
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Kind of worship : HERO
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Went fast : SPED
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Invites : ASKS
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Poetic time : EEN

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later.

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