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Jim Page
Jim Page

New York Times, Thursday, January 23, 1986

Author:
Jim Page
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 43, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { G J Q U V X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 52, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Jim Page has 84 pre-Shortz puzzles and 70 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,225

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Across
1
"___ the Way," Sinatra hit : ALL
4
Time to lose an hr. : DST
7
Mitt filler : HAND
11
Michael Jackson hit : BEATIT
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R.A.F. formation : ECH
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Repute : ODOR
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___ Mountains, Pa. : POCONO
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Chancy : ALEATORY
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Felt hurt : TOOKOFFENSE
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Aircraft maneuver : BANK
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Dyeing vat : KIER
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The Intrepid, e.g. : SLOOP
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It may bring on bravos : ARIA
29
Having a handle : ANSATE
31
A Gershwin : IRA
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"The Yankee is ___ . . . ": Chesterton : ADAB
33
Suitable : FIT
34
Alpine range : ORTLER
36
Scraps : ORTS
38
Newspaper sect. : ROTO
39
One of "Dem Bums" : PEEWEE
42
Albanian coin : LEK
43
Spheres : ORBS
47
Chagall's forte : ART
48
Fleet : ARMADA
50
Zen discipline : KOAN
51
Bobby-pin target : TRESS
53
Seed coating : ARIL
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Askew : AWRY
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Vamoosed : TOOKAPOWDER
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Working cooperatively : INTANDEM
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Thought : OPINED
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Whistle blast : TOOT
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Silkworm : ERI
65
E. Indian tree : KAMALA
66
___ gin : SLOE
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NNW opp. : SSE
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Uzbek, for one: Abbr. : SSR
Down
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Card. O'Connor, once : ABP
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Dancer's garment : LEOTARD
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Ancient Peloponnesian region : LACONIA
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Most heedless : DEAFEST
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Eye part : SCLERA
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"___ I'll Be Happy," 1925 song : THEN
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Hailey novel : HOTEL
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Bustle : ADO
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" . . . ___ a lender be" : NOR
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Like some martinis : DRY
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Recognized applause : TOOKABOW
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Quill's need : INK
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Resembled : TOOKAFTER
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Affirm : ASSERT
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The end : FINIS
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Sheep's bleat : BAA
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Tin Man's must : OIL
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Sourdough's quest : ORE
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It's elementary, to Watson : PAR
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Glimpsed : TOOKALOOK
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___ view (disapproved) : TOOKADIM
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Cause; motive : REASON
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Ladle again : REDIP
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A Nixon or Buchanan : PAT
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Miscount : ERR
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Saison en France : ETE
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Wyo. city : LARAMIE
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"Ivanhoe" heroine et al. : ROWENAS
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Amounts of fun : BARRELS
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Bend of a ship's plank : SNY
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Bridge declarers : MAKERS
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Condition : STATE
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Canticles : ODES
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F.D.R. measure : WPA
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"___ De-Lovely": Porter : ITS
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Lon ___ of Cambodia : NOL
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"Miniver Cheevy, born ___ late": Robinson : TOO
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___ es Salaam, Tanzania : DAR

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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