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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
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Div. degrees : THBS
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Austrian chancellor: 1953–61 : RAAB
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Second son : ABEL
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Memorabilia : ANA
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Local-government areas in Queensland : SHIRES
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___ facto : IPSO
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Its capital is Bamako : MALI
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Obsession : TIC
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Like Shelley's "Adonais" : ELEGIAC
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Gate or door fastening : PUSHPULLLATCH
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Opposite of Tag : NACHT
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Shakes a leg : HIES
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Suffixes for auction or profit : EERS
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Tyke's bike : TRIKE
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Aviator Balbo : ITALO
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Wayside lodge : INN
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The wee hours, e.g. : AMS
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Swans, ducks, geese, etc. : ANSERES
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Testifiers : DEPONENTS
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Befogging atmosphere : MIASMA
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Blanc or Brooks : MEL
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Droplet on a petal : DEW
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Loc. of Bavaria : GER
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Judge's bench : BANC
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Arabian chief : AGA
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Springy dance : JIG
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"Mad dogs and Englishmen go ___ sun" : OUTINTHEMIDDAY
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Apr. 15 consultants : CPAS
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Byelorussia is one: Abbr. : SSR
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Aurora's Greek counterpart : EOS
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Globular stone : GEODE
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Having a veranda : PORCHED
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Starling's relative : MYNA
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Cornelia ___ Skinner : OTIS
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Scala from Liverpool : GIA
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Bruhn of ballet : ERIK
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Of a Roman official : PROCONSULAR
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Blue and Grey: 1861–65 : FOES
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Ethyl chaser : ENE
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Britisher's cry of surprise : ISAY
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Nutcracker's suite : NEST
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Corroborate : BEAROUT
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Left-hand page of a book : VERSO
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Beard's org. : BSA
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Former nuclear watchdog: Abbr. : AEC
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Williams and Lewis : TEDS
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Geographic rift in Christendom: 1054 : EASTWESTSCHISM
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Kickoff device : TEE
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Fr. rebels in the 1960's : OAS
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Letters from Greece : ETAS
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___ Vegas : LAS
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A pronoun : HER
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S. African hill : KOP
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Lombard or Landis : CAROLE
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These go to blazes : FIREHOSES
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Made neat and tidy : GROOMED
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In medias ___ : RES
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"Barefaced" thing : LIE
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"Alice's Adventures . . . " character : ELSIE
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He married Pocahontas : ROLFE
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Norse god of war : ODIN
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Travail : PAIN
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British noble family : EDENS
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In the area where "The Fantasticks" is a hit : ONOFFBROADWAY
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Small, one-seeded fruits : ACHENES
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Indite : PEN
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City on the Oka : OREL
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Man's northern point : AYRE
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Bristle : SEERED
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Energy unit : ERG
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Like some hamburgers : RARE
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Comedian Foxx : REDD
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Kinski role : TESS
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Mass. summer resort, informally : THECAPE
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Card game : HIGHLOWJACK
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Englishman : BRITON
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Coral, for one : SEA
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Mellows : RIPENS
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A southern constellation : APUS
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Dullhead : ASS
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Gypsy : BOHEMIAN
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U.S.S.R.-China border river : AMUR
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Fir for Christmas : BALSAM
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Wing of a kind : ELL
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Gay songs : LILTS
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Raiment : ATTIRE
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Where to see Monticello : NICKEL
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Yearns : ACHES
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Criticized severely : SLATED
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Figure in the Army-McCarthy hearings : SCHINE
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Okla. city : ENID
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Heavily, to Mehta : PESANTE
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" . . . as dreams ___ on": Shak. : AREMADE
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Jazz preludes : INTROS
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Prefix for dextrous : AMBI
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Son of Caleb : NAAM
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Hatchery item : EGG
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Group groupers shun : SCHOOL
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Military-school demerits : GIGS
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Kabibble : ISH
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Leatherneck's org. : USMC
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Fort ___ Park, N.Y.C. : TRYON
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Founded: Abbr. : ESTAB
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Like some overzealous ideas : DOGOOD
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Leave-taking words : ADIEUS
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Uplift for some batters : YEAST
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Pupil covering : CORNEA
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Snoops : PRIERS
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Source of annoyance : PEEVE
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N.T. letters : EPS
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Slatterns : DRABS
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Windsock dir. : NNE
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Brazilian palm : ASSAI
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Wrath : IRE
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Starfish's victim : OYSTER
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Pueblos' enemies : UTES
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Some N.J. public officers : FREEHOLDERS
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Waterloo is here : IOWA
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Spenser character : ATE
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Journey interruption : STOPOFF
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Columbia River seaport : ASTORIA
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953, to Livy : CMLIII
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Ending for an inchoative verb : ESCE
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Date container : CALENDAR
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Frat dwellings : HSES
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Poetic monogram : TSE
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Punta ___, Chile : ARENAS
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Ancient Jewish sect : ESSENES
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Checked : REINED
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Danish coins : KRONER
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Some of all the tea in China : OOLONG
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Idolator : ADORER
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Pillaged : FLAYED
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Giggler's sound : HEEHEE
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Mtg. : SESS
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Feel about blindly : GROPE
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" . . . two for tea,/Just ___ you . . . " : MEFOR
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He went down with a Ford : DOLE
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Cowboy's pal : PARD
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Bikini part : BRA
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Ex follower : WYE
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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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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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