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Jim Page
Jim Page

New York Times, Thursday, October 26, 1989

50-Across : Doris Day film, 1950

Author:
Jim Page
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 15, 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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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,597
Across
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___ Smith of N.F.L. fame : BUBBA
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Singer ___ James : JONI
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River to the Baltic : ODER
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Rubber capital, once : AKRON
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Indigo : ANIL
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Indian antelope : DODA
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___ of burden : BEAST
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Of a kind of schizophrenia : CATATONIC
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Kind of prof. : ASST
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Rope fiber : COIR
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Emulate Cicero : ORATE
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Food leavened with sour milk : SODABREAD
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Anderson's "High ___" : TOR
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Small harpsichord : SPINET
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Apple juices : CIDERS
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___ suzette : CREPE
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Lease signer : RENTER
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Mediocre : SOSO
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Sometimes it's on draft : ALE
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In between jobs : IDLE
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A basis for capitalism : PROFIT
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Three-time P.G.A. champ : SNEAD
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___ out (eliminated) : PHASED
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Fasten anew : REKNIT
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Energy unit : RAD
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Doris Day film, 1950 : TEAFORTWO
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Tubby : OBESE
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Nolackies : BUNS
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Mighty mite : ATOM
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Cowgirls? : MILKMAIDS
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Door part : STILE
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Shaw opus : PLAY
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Selvage : EDGE
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Baby-sits : TENDS
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Polanski film : TESS
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Places for loafers : FEET
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Pressures, in a way : URGES
Down
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___ au rhum : BABA
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Haw. guitars : UKES
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Number 2 woods for Trevino : BRASSIES
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John Williams ensemble : BOSTONPOPS
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Pismire : ANT
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Sculptor Epstein : JACOB
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"I lived ___": Frost : ONAIR
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Saltpeter, to Englishmen : NITRE
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Dock workers' org. : ILA
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"___ of honeysuckle ... ": O. Henry : ODOR
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Please a fund-raiser : DONATE
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Bowdler was one : EDITOR
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Speedy ones : RACERS
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"___, to sleep ... ": Hamlet : TODIE
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Bombay or jaguarundi : CAT
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"Creek Mary's Blood" author ___ Brown : DEE
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Personate : ACT
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Playwrights' divs. : SCS
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Paid athlete : PRO
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"Abraham Lincoln" dramatist : DRINKWATER
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"So few," to W.S.C. : RAF
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Teacher of Samuel : ELI
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Barrier for Becker : NET
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Signifying : DENOTING
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Chou En-___ : LAI
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"Spring ahead" period in N.Y.C. : EDT
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Desert shrub : RETEM
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"___ on Indolence": Keats : ODE
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Prepare a table : SET
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Not dilatory : PROMPT
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Able; skillful : HABILE
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Author Turin et al. : ADELAS
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Choo-choos: Abbr. : RRS
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Tolerate : ABIDE
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Fake it : FUDGE
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Beginning : ONSET
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"The ___ the limit" : SKYS
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Ye ___ shoppe : OLDE
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Ship's dining room : MESS
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Pershing's W.W. I command : AEF
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Erwin of movies : STU

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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