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A. J. Santora
A. J. Santora

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New York Times, Sunday, September 23, 1962

Author:
A. J. Santora
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 146, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 563 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 100, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 14, XRef: 3, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
A. J. Santora has 185 pre-Shortz puzzles and 68 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,818
Across
1. Daisy. : SHASTA
7. Certain statesmen. : MPS
10. Harpy. : HAG
13. British custom. : TEA
16. Small street off 42 Down. : SCOTLANDYARD
19. Street of famous clubs. : PALLMALL
21. Three ___ (small group claiming to represent many). : TAILORSOFTOOLEYSTREET
23. Other. : ELSE
24. Blue dye. : WOAD
25. Opera role. : NORMA
26. ___-Tadema, Eng. artist. : ALMA
27. Convened. : MET
28. Dear: Fr. : CHERI
30. Weir. : DAM
31. Hole-in-one. : ACE
33. Knight. : SIR
34. Dismay. : FEAR
35. Great port, for short. : RIO
37. Deprived of. : BEREFT
40. Shot for 300. : BOWLED
43. Run off. : FLOW
44. Invite. : ASK
45. Mixed drink, in India. : SHRAB
49. Pain. : ACHE
50. Strauss. : JOHANN
52. Highways: Abbr. : RTES
54. Red: Sp. : ROJO
55. Pens. : STIES
57. Wheel spokes. : RADII
58. Poetic verb. : DOTH
59. Indian. : OTOE
60. Most controversial. : HOTTEST
62. Penn ___. : YAN
63. Greek letter. : PSI
64. Where London is: Abbr. : GTBR
65. This: Sp. : ESTO
66. Rejects: Slang. : NGS
68. Capital city. : ROME
70. Bangkok coin. : BAHT
72. Indian. : UTE
75. Wife of Thor. : SIF
77. Tout ___. : LEMONDE
80. Culture medium. : AGAR
81. By way of. : THRO
83. Half a cuartillo. : TLACO
85. Blunder. : ERROR
86. Shade of green. : NILE
87. Wading bird: Var. : HERN
88. Gummy substances. : RESINS
90. London ___. : TOWN
91. Gives (out) sparingly. : DOLES
93. Man's nickname. : MOE
94. Registered: Abbr. : ENTD
95. 5-shilling pieces. : CROWNS
97. Tests. : TRIALS
99. Greek letter. : ETA
100. Water pipe. : MAIN
101. Opportune. : PAT
104. Railroad abbreviation. : ARR
105. Sup. : EAT
107. Hurled. : SLUNG
109. ___ Street (London Police Court). : BOW
112. "Marge." : OLEO
114. Style of type: Abbr. : ITALS
116. Son of Zebulun. : ELON
117. Dry's partner. : HIGH
118. ___ Street (Bank of England). : OLDLADYOFTHREADNEEDLE
123. Where 46 Down is. : HYDEPARK
124. London shopping district. : REGENTSTREET
125. Roguish. : SLY
126. Certain railways. : ELS
127. Pater, in American. : POP
128. Says "I do." : SWEARS
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1. Balance. : SCALE
2. Elevate. : HOIST
3. Salt tree. : ATLE
4. Traffic sign for short. : SLO
5. Jolly ___. : TAR
6. Solution. : ANSWER
7. Eliza of Covent Garden. : MYFAIRLADY
8. Inventor's abbreviation. : PATD
9. Sell-out sign. : SRO
10. Street and theatre in London. : HAYMARKETS
11. Part of France. : ALSACE
12. Goldleaf: Abbr. : GLT
13. Chinese money. : TAELS
14. Resin. : ELEMI
15. Acolyte's place. : ALTAR
16. Pipe part. : STEM
17. Entry. : DOOR
18. Lady of Spain. : DONA
19. By means of. : PER
20. Oxford Group offshoot. : MRA
22. ___ Street (London money market). : LOMBARD
28. Letter. : CEE
29. Mohammedan pilgrimage. : HADJ
30. British government. : DOWNINGSTREET
32. Letters. : EFS
34. The London press. : FLEETSTREET
36. Greek dialect. : IONIAN
38. Legal term. : ESTOP
39. ___ Street (London Stock Exchange). : THROGMORTON
40. Heavy blow: Slang. : BASH
41. Eight: Prefix. : OCTO
42. British government. : WHITEHALL
43. Type of home loan: Abbr. : FHA
46. Famous bridal path. : ROTTENROW
47. Do ___ on. : AJOB
48. Fighter of 1899. : BOER
51. Food scrap. : ORT
53. Berks or Dorset. : SHIRE
56. Matching pieces. : SET
61. The Confederacy. : SOUTH
67. Unspoken. : SILENT
69. Cheapside residence. : OME
70. Company. : BAND
71. Money exchange premium. : AGIO
73. Opera by Donizetti. : THEMARTYRS
74. Fauntleroy's real name. : ERROL
76. Little boy blue's status. : FASTASLEEP
77. Capital city: Abbr. : LON
78. ___ East. : DOWN
79. Sea birds. : ERNS
82. By ___ (alone). : ONESELF
84. Part of 16 Across. : CID
89. Scrutinize. : SCAN
92. Spanish title. : SRA
96. Outfit. : RIG
98. Of the rainbow. : IRIDAL
100. So. Dakota family. : MUNDTS
101. Winnie and others. : POOHS
102. Kind of alcohol. : ALLYL
103. Presidential nickname. : TEDDY
106. A science: Abbr. : ASTR
108. Bank transaction. : LOAN
109. Tarrier. : BIDER
110. Oeillades. : OGLES
111. Sharpen. : WHET
113. "The Better '___." : OLE
115. Astronaut's "first-rate." : AOK
116. Hence. : ERGO
117. Rival of Aphrodite. : HERA
119. Mimic. : APE
120. Informed: Slang. : HEP
121. Where Sydney is: Abbr. : NSW
122. Summer: Fr. : ETE

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 13 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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