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Jim Page
Jim Page

New York Times, Thursday, October 28, 1976

Author:
Jim Page
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Jim Page has 84 pre-Shortz puzzles and 70 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,938
Across
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Palm starch : SAGO
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Port of Japan : OSAKA
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Invited : BADE
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Decisive point : CRUX
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Paxinou role : PILAR
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Poetry type : EPOS
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" . . . but behold ___" : ACRY
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Embrace : INARM
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Sentry's word : HALT
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Relative of a précis : THUMBNAILSKETCH
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City on the Oka : OREL
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Cycle for a phoenix : ASHES
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Trap : SNARE
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Editor's mark : CARET
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Like a legman's work : REPORTORIAL
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Harbor city: Abbr. : SPT
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Range part : OVEN
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Mild oaths : EGADS
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Cry of contempt : PHOO
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Solo instrument : SAX
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Emulate Daniel Webster : TURNAPHRASE
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Softens : MUTES
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Mosquito genus : AEDES
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Attacked : SETAT
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Bjorn of tennis : BORG
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High-level edicts : PRONUNCIAMENTOS
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Pavlova : ANNA
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Miss Massey : ILONA
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People of Brazil : ARUA
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Nothing, in France : RIEN
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British parent : PATER
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N.Y. team : NETS
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Evening, in Rome : SERA
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Accumulate : AMASS
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Hardy heroine : TESS
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Beat it! : SCAT
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Back position : ARCH
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Wise teacher : GURU
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Phrase such as "cruel kindness" : OXYMORON
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Judge : OPINE
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Of a nasal cavity : SINAL
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Turkish regiment : ALAI
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Menninger or Marx : KARL
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Kind of race : ARMS
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Command : BEHEST
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Beat ___ (clear the way) : APATH
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"La ___ Vita" : DOLCE
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Tallinn natives : ESTHS
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___ Rabbit : BRER
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Film-critic Pauline : KAEL
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Lobby signs : SROS
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Russian river : NEVA
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Summit : APEX
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Scottish swifts : CRANS
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Verdi heroine : AIDA
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Throat sound : RASP
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Germanic: Abbr. : TEUT
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Fairy-tale figure : OGRE
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Food fish : SHAD
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Put-on : POSE
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___ the mark : TOES
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Full of meaning : PREGNANT
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Short skirt : TUTU
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Hound's target : HARE
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Peggy Lee hit : MANANA
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Gaffs : SPARS
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Baseball's Lombardi : ERNIE
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Paint tester : TONER
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Curses : BANES
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Bradley et al. : OMARS
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Pacific palm : NIPA
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___ up (be silent) : CLAM
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Whit : IOTA
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"Go climb a ___" : TREE
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Scorecard items : OUTS
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Back-talk : SASS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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