Jim Page
Jim Page 

New York Times, Friday, February 19, 1988

Author: Jim Page
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { F J Q V W Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Jim Page has 35 pre-Shortz puzzles and 69 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "For ___ a jolly . . . " : HES
4. Flats: Abbr. : APTS
8. Dis-tressing person? : BARBER
14. One of a pair of concerns to Freud : EGO
15. Scoffers' words : POHS
16. "___ Grecian Urn" : ODEONA
17. Pair of socks : HAYMAKERANDHOOK
20. Guarantees : ENSURES
21. Illinois River city : LASALLE
22. Rivulet : STREAM
24. One of a nursery pair : BAA
25. Optimistic Indian? : HOPI
28. Au courant styles : MODES
31. Portents : OMENS
33. ___ code : PENAL
34. Vichy, e.g. : SPA
37. Pair of suspenders : HANGERANDGARTER
40. Leftover : ORT
41. Delivers at a match : LANDS
42. Cowboy's loop : NOOSE
43. Diatoms : ALGAE
44. Spots to secure a foothold? : MATS
45. Hold fast : PIN
47. La ___, Wis. : CROSSE
51. Old-time photograph : TINTYPE
54. More chary : LEERIER
58. Pair of spectacles : BENHURANDEXODUS
60. One of a pair of essayists : STEELE
61. ___-de-camp : AIDE
62. "___ is I: Science is We": C. Bernard : ART
63. Scored three on a small hole : PARRED
64. Turkish titles : BEYS
65. A trifle : SOU
1. Silly laugher's pair : HEHE
2. Richard from San Francisco : EGAN
3. Sauce beans : SOYS
4. Separated : APART
5. Game having pairs : POKER
6. "___ are the times . . . " : THESE
7. Latvia, e.g. : SSR
8. ___ fide (sincere) : BONA
9. Combines, in a way : ADDS
10. Overhauled houses, for short : REHABS
11. One of an Eli's musical pair : BOOLA
12. ___ Gay, W.W. II plane : ENOLA
13. Croupier's tool : RAKE
18. Taking after Clio? : MUSING
19. Marzipan nuts : ALMONDS
23. Copyreader, e.g. : AMENDER
25. Sounds from Santa : HOHO
26. Khayyám : OMAR
27. Confined : PENT
29. Hammarskjöld : DAG
30. ___ vital : ELAN
32. Betray : SELL
33. Cure-all : PANACEA
34. Portico : STOA
35. Thorn in one's side : PEST
36. God of war : ARES
38. Joplin forte : RAG
39. A star of "Vera Cruz" : ROMERO
43. Pollen container : ANTHER
45. Michelangelo masterpiece : PIETA
46. ___ Mongolia : INNER
48. Song of yore, e.g. : OLDIE
49. Like watermelons : SEEDY
50. Pair in a "battle" : SEXES
51. Cook's meas. : TBSP
52. Kind of tide : YULE
53. Sentence pt. : PRED
55. Castor's slayer : IDAS
56. Large kangaroo : EURO
57. Q–V connection : RSTU
59. Collar : NAB

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