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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
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Daisy. : SHASTA
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Certain statesmen. : MPS
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Harpy. : HAG
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British custom. : TEA
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Small street off 42 Down. : SCOTLANDYARD
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Street of famous clubs. : PALLMALL
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Three ___ (small group claiming to represent many). : TAILORSOFTOOLEYSTREET
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Other. : ELSE
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Blue dye. : WOAD
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Opera role. : NORMA
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___-Tadema, Eng. artist. : ALMA
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Convened. : MET
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Dear: Fr. : CHERI
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Weir. : DAM
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Hole-in-one. : ACE
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Knight. : SIR
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Dismay. : FEAR
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Great port, for short. : RIO
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Deprived of. : BEREFT
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Shot for 300. : BOWLED
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Run off. : FLOW
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Invite. : ASK
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Mixed drink, in India. : SHRAB
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Pain. : ACHE
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Strauss. : JOHANN
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Highways: Abbr. : RTES
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Red: Sp. : ROJO
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Pens. : STIES
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Wheel spokes. : RADII
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Poetic verb. : DOTH
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Indian. : OTOE
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Most controversial. : HOTTEST
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Penn ___. : YAN
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Greek letter. : PSI
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Where London is: Abbr. : GTBR
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This: Sp. : ESTO
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Rejects: Slang. : NGS
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Capital city. : ROME
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Bangkok coin. : BAHT
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Indian. : UTE
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Wife of Thor. : SIF
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Tout ___. : LEMONDE
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Culture medium. : AGAR
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By way of. : THRO
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Half a cuartillo. : TLACO
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Blunder. : ERROR
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Shade of green. : NILE
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Wading bird: Var. : HERN
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Gummy substances. : RESINS
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London ___. : TOWN
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Gives (out) sparingly. : DOLES
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Man's nickname. : MOE
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Registered: Abbr. : ENTD
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5-shilling pieces. : CROWNS
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Tests. : TRIALS
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Greek letter. : ETA
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Water pipe. : MAIN
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Opportune. : PAT
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Railroad abbreviation. : ARR
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Sup. : EAT
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Hurled. : SLUNG
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___ Street (London Police Court). : BOW
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"Marge." : OLEO
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Style of type: Abbr. : ITALS
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Son of Zebulun. : ELON
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Dry's partner. : HIGH
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___ Street (Bank of England). : OLDLADYOFTHREADNEEDLE
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Where 46 Down is. : HYDEPARK
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London shopping district. : REGENTSTREET
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Roguish. : SLY
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Certain railways. : ELS
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Pater, in American. : POP
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Says "I do." : SWEARS
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Balance. : SCALE
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Elevate. : HOIST
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Salt tree. : ATLE
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Traffic sign for short. : SLO
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Jolly ___. : TAR
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Solution. : ANSWER
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Eliza of Covent Garden. : MYFAIRLADY
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Inventor's abbreviation. : PATD
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Sell-out sign. : SRO
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Street and theatre in London. : HAYMARKETS
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Part of France. : ALSACE
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Goldleaf: Abbr. : GLT
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Chinese money. : TAELS
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Resin. : ELEMI
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Acolyte's place. : ALTAR
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Pipe part. : STEM
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Entry. : DOOR
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Lady of Spain. : DONA
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By means of. : PER
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Oxford Group offshoot. : MRA
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___ Street (London money market). : LOMBARD
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Letter. : CEE
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Mohammedan pilgrimage. : HADJ
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British government. : DOWNINGSTREET
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Letters. : EFS
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The London press. : FLEETSTREET
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Greek dialect. : IONIAN
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Legal term. : ESTOP
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___ Street (London Stock Exchange). : THROGMORTON
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Heavy blow: Slang. : BASH
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British government. : WHITEHALL
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Type of home loan: Abbr. : FHA
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Famous bridal path. : ROTTENROW
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Do ___ on. : AJOB
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Fighter of 1899. : BOER
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Food scrap. : ORT
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Berks or Dorset. : SHIRE
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Matching pieces. : SET
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The Confederacy. : SOUTH
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Unspoken. : SILENT
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Cheapside residence. : OME
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Company. : BAND
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Money exchange premium. : AGIO
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Opera by Donizetti. : THEMARTYRS
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Fauntleroy's real name. : ERROL
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Little boy blue's status. : FASTASLEEP
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Capital city: Abbr. : LON
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___ East. : DOWN
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Sea birds. : ERNS
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By ___ (alone). : ONESELF
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Part of 16 Across. : CID
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Scrutinize. : SCAN
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Outfit. : RIG
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Of the rainbow. : IRIDAL
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So. Dakota family. : MUNDTS
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Winnie and others. : POOHS
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Kind of alcohol. : ALLYL
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Presidential nickname. : TEDDY
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A science: Abbr. : ASTR
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Bank transaction. : LOAN
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Tarrier. : BIDER
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Oeillades. : OGLES
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Sharpen. : WHET
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"The Better '___." : OLE
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Astronaut's "first-rate." : AOK
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Hence. : ERGO
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Rival of Aphrodite. : HERA
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Mimic. : APE
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Informed: Slang. : HEP
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Where Sydney is: Abbr. : NSW
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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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