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Jim Page
Jim Page

UNITED THEY STAND

New York Times, Sunday, July 19, 1981

Author: Jim Page
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 553 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 101, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
Jim Page has 84 pre-Shortz puzzles and 70 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
PS notes: In 72-Down clue, "Moranville" should probably be "Maranville" (as in baseball Hall of Famer Rabbit Maranville); left as in the original.
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,576
Across Down
1. Wild duck : SCAUP
6. Actor Morris : GREG
10. Voiceless sound : SURD
14. Wac's cousin : WAF
17. Showed more endurance in negotiations : OUTSAT
19. Pathway : LANE
20. Abstract painter: 1879–1940 : KLEE
21. Hungary's Nagy : IMRE
23. Annual tax for Hurd and Tracy : PETERSPENCE
25. Hoosier introduces Fox to Fleming : INDIANIAN
27. Binnacle letters : SSE
28. Japanese religion : SHINTO
29. Tops at St.-Tropez : BRAS
30. Start of the 14th century : MCCCI
31. Author read by Bando and Stevens : SALINGER
33. Common French verb : ETRE
34. Winning : AHEAD
35. A Lauder : ESTEE
37. Small cavity : AREOLE
39. He played Marshal Dillon : ARNESS
41. Wee : TEENY
42. Jrs. of yesteryear : SRS
43. Grants-in-___ : AID
44. Sullivan and Begley : EDS
45. Yield : CEDE
46. L.B.J. pet : HER
47. Sault ___ Marie : STE
48. Bartók and Lewis become tardy : BELATED
52. "In a cavern, in ___ . . . " : ACANYON
55. Wolf's threat : GRR
56. Arena prelims : SEMIS
58. Bruno Walter, for one : MAESTRO
61. Route for Geronimo : WARTRAIL
65. Make over : REDO
66. Kind of angle: Abbr. : OBL
67. Dish shared by Byington, Young and Kesey : SPRINGCHICKEN
70. Wrap-up : END
71. A memorable Cobb : LEEJ
73. Duck, as an issue : SIDESTEP
74. Some British royalty : STUARTS
76. Mother of Perseus : DANAE
78. Thrice: Comb. form : TER
79. Answers : REJOINS
81. Surfacing traveled on by Davis and Smith : MACADAM
83. Chopper : AXE
85. Sothern or Harding : ANN
86. B'way signs : SROS
90. Liberian tribe : KRU
91. Ring name : ALI
92. Pitcher Young et al. : CYS
93. N.Z. aborigine : MAORI
94. Rode the combers : SURFED
97. Site of Red Square : MOSCOW
99. Pointed : AIMED
100. ___ metabolism : BASAL
101. Astronaut Bean : ALAN
103. Strauss opera taken in by Parseghian and Abzug : ARABELLA
106. Island for honeymooners : ARUBA
107. Billy or Pete : ROSE
108. Irish statesman Eamon De ___ : VALERA
109. Assn. for "Dr. J" : NBA
112. Plant sown by Alpert and Helen's abductor : HERBPARIS
114. Quartz mined by Hudson and Gayle : ROCKCRYSTAL
116. Warriors that sound mischievous : IMPI
117. Eden throwaway : CORE
118. Contemporary of Dashiell : ERLE
119. Roman conqueror's victim : SABINE
120. Inquired, in Dogpatch : AST
121. Belles in a fold : EWES
122. Ending for fun or pun : STER
123. Straits : NECKS
1. Bribes : SOPS
2. Rods for "Fats" : CUES
3. Bore witness : ATTESTED
4. Bring into play : USE
5. Soup garnish : PARSLEY
6. Cap worn by Campbell and Moore : GLENGARRY
7. Kin of ravers : RANTERS
8. Concert bonus : ENCORE
9. Predecessor of aitch : GEE
10. Edged along : SKIRTED
11. Of the forearm bone : ULNAR
12. Aden-to-Suez waterway : REDSEA
13. "Agnus ___" : DEI
14. Rifle used by Elliot and Arthur : WINCHESTER
15. Ecclesiastical vestments : AMICES
16. Brawl : FRACAS
18. Gold Coast tongue : TSHI
22. Bagnold or Markey : ENID
24. Fraternity ___ : PIN
26. Smollett and T. Williams heroines : AMANDAS
29. Disguise : BELIE
32. Classic wanderer : AENEAS
35. Catchall abbr. : ETC
36. Bishopric : SEE
38. Cereal grain : OAT
40. Electrical unit : REL
42. Granada girl : SENORITA
46. Parts of lamps : HARPS
47. Hidden obstacles : SNAGS
48. Bric-a-___ : BRAC
49. "Gandhi's Truth" author et al. : ERIKSONS
50. Moslem prince : EMEER
51. "I ___ Know What Time It Was" : DIDNT
53. Parts of dols. : CTS
54. Steinbrenner, for one : OWNER
55. Bellyache : GRIPE
57. Covers with topsoil : SODS
58. Gelatin shaper : MOLD
59. Position on the briny : ABEAM
60. Actress Verdugo : ELENA
62. G.I. at boot camp : RCT
63. "Over ___" : THERE
64. Admit : LETIN
68. Bibliography entry : IDEM
69. Breed of pigeon : NUN
72. Kind of start for Nicklaus and Moranville : JACKRABBIT
75. Attack verbally : ASSAIL
77. Lobe weather-protector : EARFLAP
80. Pedestrian run over by John and Nancy : JAYWALKER
82. Postage ___ : DUE
83. Without equal : ALONE
84. Letters from Greece : XIS
87. Sentimental : ROMANTIC
88. Galena is one : ORE
89. Partner for Imogene : SID
91. Accumulates : AMASSES
92. British boat : CORACLE
93. Native of Indonesia : MALAYAN
94. Strategic island in the Baltic Sea : SAREMA
95. Seizes, as a throne : USURPS
96. Scopes trial figure : DARROW
98. Frolic : CAVORT
100. Fortune, to a gypsy : BAHI
102. River of France : LOIRE
104. Bird's bill: Fr. : BEC
105. Slips up : ERRS
110. Set of elevators : BANK
111. Foamy brews : ALES
113. Red Baron, e.g. : ACE
114. In medias ___ : RES
115. Dir. at sea : SBE

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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