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Jim Page
Jim Page

OPPOSITION UP FRONT

New York Times, Sunday, January 13, 1985

Author: Jim Page
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 84, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 552 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 91, Cheaters: 18, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
Jim Page has 84 pre-Shortz puzzles and 70 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 12,850
Across Down
1. Div. degrees : THBS
5. Austrian chancellor: 1953–61 : RAAB
9. Second son : ABEL
13. Memorabilia : ANA
16. Local-government areas in Queensland : SHIRES
18. ___ facto : IPSO
19. Its capital is Bamako : MALI
20. Obsession : TIC
21. Like Shelley's "Adonais" : ELEGIAC
22. Gate or door fastening : PUSHPULLLATCH
25. Opposite of Tag : NACHT
26. Shakes a leg : HIES
28. Suffixes for auction or profit : EERS
29. Tyke's bike : TRIKE
30. Aviator Balbo : ITALO
31. Wayside lodge : INN
32. The wee hours, e.g. : AMS
33. Swans, ducks, geese, etc. : ANSERES
35. Testifiers : DEPONENTS
37. Befogging atmosphere : MIASMA
39. Blanc or Brooks : MEL
40. Droplet on a petal : DEW
41. Loc. of Bavaria : GER
42. Judge's bench : BANC
43. Arabian chief : AGA
45. Springy dance : JIG
47. "Mad dogs and Englishmen go ___ sun" : OUTINTHEMIDDAY
54. Apr. 15 consultants : CPAS
56. Byelorussia is one: Abbr. : SSR
57. Aurora's Greek counterpart : EOS
58. Globular stone : GEODE
59. Having a veranda : PORCHED
62. Starling's relative : MYNA
65. Cornelia ___ Skinner : OTIS
67. Scala from Liverpool : GIA
68. Bruhn of ballet : ERIK
69. Of a Roman official : PROCONSULAR
72. Blue and Grey: 1861–65 : FOES
73. Ethyl chaser : ENE
74. Britisher's cry of surprise : ISAY
75. Nutcracker's suite : NEST
76. Corroborate : BEAROUT
78. Left-hand page of a book : VERSO
80. Beard's org. : BSA
82. Former nuclear watchdog: Abbr. : AEC
84. Williams and Lewis : TEDS
85. Geographic rift in Christendom: 1054 : EASTWESTSCHISM
89. Kickoff device : TEE
90. Fr. rebels in the 1960's : OAS
91. Letters from Greece : ETAS
92. ___ Vegas : LAS
94. A pronoun : HER
97. S. African hill : KOP
99. Lombard or Landis : CAROLE
101. These go to blazes : FIREHOSES
104. Made neat and tidy : GROOMED
106. In medias ___ : RES
107. "Barefaced" thing : LIE
108. "Alice's Adventures . . . " character : ELSIE
109. He married Pocahontas : ROLFE
110. Norse god of war : ODIN
112. Travail : PAIN
113. British noble family : EDENS
114. In the area where "The Fantasticks" is a hit : ONOFFBROADWAY
117. Small, one-seeded fruits : ACHENES
119. Indite : PEN
120. City on the Oka : OREL
121. Man's northern point : AYRE
122. Bristle : SEERED
123. Energy unit : ERG
124. Like some hamburgers : RARE
125. Comedian Foxx : REDD
126. Kinski role : TESS
1. Mass. summer resort, informally : THECAPE
2. Card game : HIGHLOWJACK
3. Englishman : BRITON
4. Coral, for one : SEA
5. Mellows : RIPENS
6. A southern constellation : APUS
7. Dullhead : ASS
8. Gypsy : BOHEMIAN
9. U.S.S.R.-China border river : AMUR
10. Fir for Christmas : BALSAM
11. Wing of a kind : ELL
12. Gay songs : LILTS
13. Raiment : ATTIRE
14. Where to see Monticello : NICKEL
15. Yearns : ACHES
16. Criticized severely : SLATED
17. Figure in the Army-McCarthy hearings : SCHINE
21. Okla. city : ENID
23. Heavily, to Mehta : PESANTE
24. " . . . as dreams ___ on": Shak. : AREMADE
27. Jazz preludes : INTROS
32. Prefix for dextrous : AMBI
34. Son of Caleb : NAAM
36. Hatchery item : EGG
38. Group groupers shun : SCHOOL
44. Military-school demerits : GIGS
46. Kabibble : ISH
48. Leatherneck's org. : USMC
49. Fort ___ Park, N.Y.C. : TRYON
50. Founded: Abbr. : ESTAB
51. Like some overzealous ideas : DOGOOD
52. Leave-taking words : ADIEUS
53. Uplift for some batters : YEAST
54. Pupil covering : CORNEA
55. Snoops : PRIERS
59. Source of annoyance : PEEVE
60. N.T. letters : EPS
61. Slatterns : DRABS
63. Windsock dir. : NNE
64. Brazilian palm : ASSAI
66. Wrath : IRE
70. Starfish's victim : OYSTER
71. Pueblos' enemies : UTES
72. Some N.J. public officers : FREEHOLDERS
74. Waterloo is here : IOWA
77. Spenser character : ATE
79. Journey interruption : STOPOFF
81. Columbia River seaport : ASTORIA
83. 953, to Livy : CMLIII
86. Ending for an inchoative verb : ESCE
87. Date container : CALENDAR
88. Frat dwellings : HSES
89. Poetic monogram : TSE
93. Punta ___, Chile : ARENAS
95. Ancient Jewish sect : ESSENES
96. Checked : REINED
97. Danish coins : KRONER
98. Some of all the tea in China : OOLONG
100. Idolator : ADORER
101. Pillaged : FLAYED
102. Giggler's sound : HEEHEE
103. Mtg. : SESS
104. Feel about blindly : GROPE
105. " . . . two for tea,/Just ___ you . . . " : MEFOR
111. He went down with a Ford : DOLE
112. Cowboy's pal : PARD
115. Bikini part : BRA
116. Ex follower : WYE
118. This, in Tours : CET

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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