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Jim Page
Jim Page

New York Times, Wednesday, March 10, 1993

Author: Jim Page
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { F Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 14, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Jim Page has 84 pre-Shortz puzzles and 70 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,828
Across Down
1. Ground-___ missile (5) : TOAIR
6. Hundredth: Abbr. (3) : PCT
9. Use a chair (3) : SIT
12. Like the pre-1969 moon (6) : UNTROD
14. The Altar (3) : ARA
15. Its capital is Bamako (4) : MALI
16. See 15 Down (10) : BECOMESYOU
18. Magritte's medium (4) : OILS
19. Blessing (4) : BOON
20. "Tuxedo ___," 40's hit (8) : JUNCTION
22. Penny's pair (3) : ENS
23. Causes of ruin (5) : BANES
24. Actress Susan ___ (5) : ANTON
27. Knot anew (5) : RETIE
29. Make a chain (6) : ENLINK
30. Disputed pettily (7) : NAGGLED
35. Egyptian goddess (4) : ISIS
36. "Juke Box ___," 40's hit (13) : SATURDAYNIGHT
39. Actress Mary ___ Hurt (4) : BETH
40. Demonstrate the falsity of (7) : UNTEACH
41. Take a yoke off, old style (6) : UNTEAM
43. Certain collars (5) : ETONS
47. Imprint (5) : STAMP
48. Aids in crime (5) : ABETS
52. Tabby or Felix (3) : CAT
53. See 15 Down (8) : COCKTAIL
55. Teen woe (4) : ACNE
56. Bonito shark (4) : MAKO
58. A 40's hit (10) : ELMERSTUNE
60. In the sack (4) : ABED
61. Chem. room (3) : LAB
62. Impassive (6) : STOLID
63. TV's Danson (3) : TED
64. Greek letter (3) : PSI
65. Comic Johnson et al. (5) : ARTES
1. Washer or bather (6) : TUBBER
2. Certain tie score (6) : ONEONE
3. Sale words (6) : ATCOST
4. Press suits (4) : IRON
5. Gypsy (3) : ROM
6. He wrote "Home, Sweet Home" (5) : PAYNE
7. Gators' kin (5) : CROCS
8. Not slack (4) : TAUT
9. Somewhat pious (8) : SAINTISH
10. Ind. neighbor (3) : ILL
11. "___ the season . . . " (3) : TIS
13. ___ vu (4) : DEJA
15. With 16 and 53 Across, 40's hit (9) : MOONLIGHT
17. Old Sol (3) : SUN
21. Author Fleming (3) : IAN
23. "___ Geste" (4) : BEAU
25. "Step ___!" (4) : ONIT
26. Bottle pts. (3) : NKS
28. A 40's hit (9) : INTHEMOOD
29. Poet Millay (4) : EDNA
31. Surly (4) : GRUM
32. Eden, e.g.: Abbr. (3) : GDN
33. Roman lang. (3) : LAT
34. In a pig's ___ (3) : EYE
36. Dispatched (4) : SENT
37. Set upon (8) : ATTACKED
38. ___ up (freezes) (4) : ICES
39. "___ Stop" (3) : BUS
42. Stamp collectors' gp. (3) : APC
44. Secret (6) : OCCULT
45. Nursemaid (6) : NANNIE
46. Spirited horses (6) : STEEDS
48. World-weary one? (5) : ATLAS
49. Disney deer (5) : BAMBI
50. "Old MacDonald had a farm, ___ . . . " (3) : EIE
51. Bk. employees (4) : TLRS
54. Seaweed (4) : KELP
55. Suffix with comment (4) : ATOR
56. Welcome ___ (3) : MAT
57. Actor Vigoda (3) : ABE
59. B.&O. stop (3) : STA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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