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Jim Page
Jim Page

New York Times, Thursday, October 5, 1989

Author:
Jim Page
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 82, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.46, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 50, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Jim Page has 84 pre-Shortz puzzles and 70 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,576
Across
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In a different form : ANEW
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Bandleader Fields et al. : SHEPS
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Ointment settler : FLY
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Horne from Brooklyn : LENA
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___ firma : TERRA
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Kind of market : FLEA
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Range's spot for an item off the shelf : BACKBURNER
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Chess piece : ROOK
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One: Ger. : EINE
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"Town Without ___," 1961 film : PITY
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Cow catcher : LASSO
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N.F.L. three-pointers : FGS
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Discarded cards: Fr. : ECART
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Scrap : ORT
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Warehouse function: Abbr. : STOR
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Comics' Smokey : STOVER
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Oliver, for one : WAIF
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Mouth: Comb. form : ORI
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Araceous plants : AROIDS
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Flapjack's kin done on the range : GRIDDLECAKE
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Send back : REMAND
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Household deity : LAR
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Large swallow : SWIG
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Denizens of Sumatra : ORANGS
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A son of Isaac : ESAU
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Sock part : TOE
52
Alaskan island : KISKA
53
Brushwork? : ART
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Movie director Walsh : RAOUL
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Assault boats : LSTS
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Exam for a high-school jr. : PSAT
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It's off Java : BALI
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Range's burning jet : PILOTLIGHT
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N.C. college : ELON
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Former Secy. of Defense : LAIRD
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Simba's den : LAIR
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The dinner check : TAB
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Agitated states : SNITS
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It contains three pips : TREY
Down
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Priest's robe : ALB
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Schoolteachers' org. : NEA
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Ref. book : ENC
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Rouses : WAKES
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Daze : STUN
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Breed of white-faced cattle : HEREFORD
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Sea eagle : ERN
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Attends Deerfield : PREPS
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Rani's garb : SARI
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Follies producer Ziegfeld : FLO
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Zodiacal sign : LEO
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Chatter : YAK
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Sauté specialists on the range : FRYCOOKS
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Life stories, for short : BIOS
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Tropical fish : TETRA
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Colonel Blimp's creator : LOW
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Constellation : ARA
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Marks of infamy : STIGMAS
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Chef who's at home on the range : GRILLER
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With ___ (in the hope of) : AVIEWTO
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Kind of tape : RED
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Catch 'em at Penn. : TRS
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Lincoln's in-laws : TODDS
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Vertebral parts : SACRA
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Kind of stove : FRANKLIN
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Actress Swenson et al. : INGAS
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Me. city : EASTPORT
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Seoul G.I. : ROK
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Assam silkworm : ERI
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Marker, for short : IOU
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Colloid : GEL
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Caspian feeder : URAL
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Kind of flu : ASIAN
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Like Pisa's tower : ATILT
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Three-base hits: Abbr. : TPLS
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Norms: Abbr. : STDS
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O.T.B. wager : BET
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Winglike part : ALA
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Tennis stroke : LOB
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Nero's 52 : LII
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Ganoid fish : GAR
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Step on it : HIE
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Essay : TRY

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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