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Jim Page
Jim Page

New York Times, Wednesday, October 16, 1985

Author:
Jim Page
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { F J Q V W Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Jim Page has 84 pre-Shortz puzzles and 70 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 13,126

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Across
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Barren Alaskan island : ADAK
5
Actor Aherne : BRIAN
10
What Trevino drives : BALL
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"Le Roi d'Ys" composer : LALO
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Valuable pelt : SABLE
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Capital of Western Samoa : APIA
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Increase in value : APPRECIATE
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Lively : SPRY
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Hudson contemporary : ESSEX
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Winner over A.E.S. : DDE
22
Flooring pieces : TILES
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Reason for a face lift : APPEARANCE
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Youths' outdoor org. : BSA
29
Dedicated and serious : EARNEST
30
Sonny's sibling : SIS
33
Horrifies : APPALLS
35
Comment expansively : DESCANT
37
The cat's whiskers : TOPS
38
Gigantic : HUGE
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Buckeye's neighbor : HOOSIER
43
Rootlet : RADICLE
46
Dutch ___, hybrid tree : ELM
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Aseptic : STERILE
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Perpetually, to Peacock : EER
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Spotted Western horses : APPALOOSAS
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In a wrathful way : HOTLY
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Qty. : AMT
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Skiers' shelter : LODGE
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Pier or tapir : ANTA
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Belongs; relates : APPERTAINS
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Boswell was one : SCOT
64
River near Valence : ISERE
65
City map : PLAT
66
Six: Comb. form : HEXA
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Laconic : TERSE
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Homophone for sight : SITE
Down
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Wings for a Harpyia : ALAE
2
Dips bait lightly : DAPS
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Graian or Noric ___ : ALPS
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Asian peninsula : KOREA
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Physics student's deg. : BSC
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Super Bowl winners: 1977, 1981 and 1984 : RAIDERS
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Nigerian city : IBADAN
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Modified : ALTERED
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Maiden-name indicator : NEE
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Fundamental : BASIC
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Roast-pork accompaniment : APPLESAUCE
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Calabrian cash : LIRE
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Medieval melodies : LAYS
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Eject : EXPEL
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Blasters' materials : TNTS
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"___ Joey" : PAL
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Chemical suffix : ASE
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Shower : BATHE
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Film container : SPOOL
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Site of Lee's surrender : APPOMATTOX
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Soho fireplace : INGLE
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Take the helm : STEER
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Onager : ASS
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Windy City, for short : CHI
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TV program: 1965–66 : ISPY
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J.F.K. info : ETA
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Convalescent's setback : RELAPSE
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Destructive mobs : RIOTERS
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Smith and Pacino : ALS
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Distributed at bridge : DEALT
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Boisterous one : ROMPER
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Mar del ___, Argentine resort : PLATA
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Lathers : SOAPS
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Common camp chow : HASH
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Thrice minus twice : ONCE
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Timor town : DILI
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Mini-biter : GNAT
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Boiardo's patron : ESTE
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Eyot : AIT
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Pawnee's cousin : REE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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