Jim Page
Jim Page 

PAIRAPHRASING

New York Times, Sunday, March 25, 1984

Author:Jim Page
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 81, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 528 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 112, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 17, XRef: 1
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© 1984, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Crèche setting : STABLE
7. Pol. union: 1958–61 : UAR
10. Diamond item : SLAB
14. Paleozoic or Victorian : ERA
17. Ill will : HATRED
18. Hoopsters' org : NBA
19. Half a seaport name : PAGO
20. Skin flick : NUDIE
23. Make the scene : ARRIVE
24. 007's protection : SECURITYOFBOND
27. Finger-bowl accessory : DOILY
28. An A.F.C. player : STEELER
29. 506, to Nero : DVI
30. Author Santha Rama ___ : RAU
31. Etc. kin : ETAL
32. Debussy's "La ___" : MER
33. Jumble : MESS
35. In full court : ENBANC
37. Quarantine : ISOLATE
41. Miscalculate : ERR
43. Pierre's guardian : ANGE
44. Ezra's meter : BEATOFPOUND
48. Went over galley proofs : REDACTED
50. Battle standard : BANNER
51. Archie's mouth : TRAPOFBUNKER
53. Like lawmakers : ENACTIVE
56. Klemperer and Kruger : OTTOS
57. Brain tracing, for short : EEG
58. Taunt; jeer : GIBE
59. Present times : NOWS
61. Beethoven's Ninth, e.g. : SYM
62. Twist; squeeze : WRING
66. City ESE of Bergen : OSLO
67. Jollity : GLEE
68. Sound measure : PHON
72. It followed "Typee" : OMOO
73. Shoplifter's crime : THEFT
75. It's concerned with rtes. : AAA
78. Lagomorph : HARE
79. ___ no good : UPTO
80. Fixed : SET
82. Oak tree : ROBLE
84. Actor-singer Harve : PRESNELL
86. Comedy : SPHEREOFBALL
90. Moore of "Arthur" fame : DUDLEY
91. Activity of some demons : SPEEDING
92. "Fire and Ice," e.g. : RIMEOFFROST
95. "Rule, Britannia" composer : ARNE
96. Bishopric : SEE
97. Fall, as the market : SELLOFF
98. One of the finches : LINNET
100. Dick or Schick : TEST
104. Buzzing insect : DOR
105. Glory : FAME
109. Bull ___, Citation's sire : LEA
110. "We ___ robbed!": Joe Jacobs : WAS
112. Dress material : ETAMINE
115. OPEC vessel : OILER
116. What a "midnight ride" horse earned : ESTEEMOFREVERE
119. Mountain crests : ARETES
120. Dexter, e.g. : STEER
121. Braves' pitcher of yore : SAIN
122. MacLaine, to Beatty : SIS
123. "Honor Thy Father" author : TALESE
124. ___ Plaines : DES
125. Mountain: Comb. form : OREO
126. Thickwit : ASS
127. Guitarist Segovia : ANDRES
1. Reduce price a bit : SHADE
2. Seeress's card : TAROT
3. Trajan's courtyards : ATRIA
4. Fulton's oratory : BRILLIANCEOFSHEEN
5. Impose a tax : LEVY
6. Netherlands town : EDE
7. Take off a belt : UNSTRAP
8. Busy as ___ : ABEE
9. "The ___ is to the swift" : RACE
10. Bender : SPREE
11. Resting places for Leo : LAIRS
12. Ins. salesman, e.g. : AGT
13. He played Cassidy : BOYD
14. Finally, in France : ENFIN
15. Chafe : RUB
16. Iglesia attendee : ADORANTE
21. "Look Back ___": Osborne : INANGER
22. Drew out : EDUCED
25. City in Baden-Württemberg : ULM
26. Late, as a train : OVERDUE
28. ___-portrait : SELF
32. Harbor activity : MOORING
34. Helots : SERFS
36. Sally's childhood environment : BACKGROUNDOFFIELD
38. Printer's term : STET
39. Add up : TOT
40. Prefix for dollars : EURO
42. Jewish complimentary title : REB
44. Exile : BANISH
45. Make possible : ENABLE
46. Former A.L. team : NATS
47. Sheriff's rep. : DPTY
49. Once more : ANEW
50. Sired : BEGOT
52. Pizazz : OOMPH
54. One of a Tenn. eleven : VOL
55. Homophone for you : EWE
60. ___ Tranquillity : SEAOF
63. Starts rolling : IMPELS
64. "I will ___ thee go . . .": Gen. 32:26 : NOTLET
65. Aussie's stone : GOOLY
69. Henry Harley Arnold's sobriquet : HAP
70. Ice-hockey great : ORR
71. "I have no ___ tongue": Roethke : NEEDFOR
74. ___ off (irate) : TEED
76. 47 Down is one : ABBR
77. Jai ___ : ALAI
81. Hero of an Old French romance : TRISTAM
82. Thesaurus name : ROGET
83. Guernsey and Jersey : ELMS
85. Sea swell : SURF
86. Most agile : SPRIEST
87. Feathered : PENNATED
88. Ending for ethyl : ENE
89. Appomattox figure : LEE
91. Rooms, in Lyon : SALLES
93. Age; antiquity : OLDNESS
94. Expanse of ice : FLOE
99. Water pitchers : EWERS
101. Spookish : EERIE
102. Pool person : STENO
103. Hebrew letter : TAV
106. Change; vary : ALTER
107. Presidential adviser : MEESE
108. Irish Gaelics : ERSES
111. Fair-to-middling : SOSO
113. ___ Verde National Park : MESA
114. Goddess of the rainbow : IRIS
115. Algerian seaport : ORAN
117. Shoe width : EEE
118. Word with East or West : FAR
119. ___ standstill : ATA

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