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Jim Page
Jim Page

TYPE O' FOOLERY

New York Times, Sunday, October 8, 1989

Author:
Jim Page
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 528 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 115, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 18
Jim Page has 84 pre-Shortz puzzles and 70 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,579
Across
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Bear hug : CLASP
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Small shrimp : SEABOB
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Signified : BESPOKE
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Marx's "___ Speaks!" : HARPO
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Hinders, in a way : EMBARS
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Patrick Duffy, e.g. : MONTANAN
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N.I.H. toast to Perot? : TOYOURWEALTH
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Being produced : ABORNING
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Harmony : ONENESS
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Did certain stitching : CABLED
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Grand backers : STANDS
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Excite anew : REAROUSE
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Causing horripilation : EERIE
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Old campaigner : POL
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Claim : DIBS
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Tebaldi role : MIMI
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Quell : REPRESS
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Univ. degs. : AMS
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Yoko ___ : ONO
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Winter melon : CASABA
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Lauder, for one : SCOT
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Memorable University of Chicago coach : STAGG
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Champ's dramatic account? : WINNERSTALE
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Soissons soul : AME
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Biotite : MICA
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Bungo or Rob Roy : CANOE
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Pitch catcher : EAR
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Tough problem : POSER
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Inventor Nikola ___ : TESLA
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Hag : CRONE
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Jacks, e.g. : OPENERS
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W.W. I craft gambling with turbulence? : PITCHINGJENNIES
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Surreptitiousness : STEALTH
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One cubic meter : STERE
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Autocrats : TSARS
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Venezuelan novelist: 1895-1936 : PARRA
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Psyche parts : IDS
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Ben Jonson's "Song: To ___" : CELIA
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"I will drink/Life to the ___": Tennyson : LEES
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"___ Heldenleben": Strauss : EIN
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Congressional register? : CAPITOLTILL
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Iowa city near Oskaloosa : PELLA
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Dian Fossey subject : APES
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Soprano role in "The Barber of Seville" : ROSINA
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Patriotic org. : SAR
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Conger : EEL
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Make corporate changes : RESTAFF
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Glassmaker's oven : LEHR
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Icon feature : HALO
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Big-bang letters : TNT
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Shankar's companion : SITAR
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Nematodes : FILARIAE
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"Red Roses for Me" playwright : OCASEY
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Hardships : RIGORS
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Corroborate : BEAROUT
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Certain footwear : LACESHOE
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Boxing, to Pincay? : SPORTOFRINGS
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Prepares for another challenge : RESTEELS
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More sanguine : ROSIER
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Silent-screen child star Madge ___ : EVANS
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Darnels : GRASSES
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"___ Gonzales," 1962 Boone disk : SPEEDY
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What Temple made as a 3-year-old : DEBUT
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Thorax: Abbr. : CHT
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Citizen of Vientiane : LAO
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Discretion follower : ARY
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Shiny fishing lure : SPOON
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Elvis's gift from Ezra? : POUNDDOG
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Basted : SEWN
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Arabian V.I.P.'s : EMEERS
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Strip of stripes : ABASE
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Balm of Gilead : BALSAM
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Eating leftover : ORT
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Four pks. : BSH
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Shady magnate's into apples? : BOBBERBARON
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Organic compound : ENOL
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"Ironweed" star : STREEP
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Caters to : PANDERS
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Navy's C.I.A. : ONI
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River to the Yangtze : KAN
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Part of the U.K. : ENG
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"Serpico" author : MAAS
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Gamboge or dammar : RESIN
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Thigh armor : CUISSE
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Burst of energy : SPASM
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Yellow-tailed thornbill : TOMTIT
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View from the Vosges Mountains : ALSACE
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Jambalaya base : RICE
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Mosque of ___, in Jerusalem : OMAR
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Cover a book again : RECASE
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Certain nuclide : ISOMER
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Ingredients of perfumes : ESTERS
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Ex-Philly Larry ___ : BOWA
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Highflying stk.? : EAL
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___ standstill : ATA
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One of the Magi : GASPAR
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Ruler division : INCH
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Alga used as food in Japan : NORI
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Advertising signs : NEONS
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Thrusting swords : EPEES
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Suffragette Carrie Chapman ___ : CATT
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Reduced, as goods : ONSALE
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Syringa : LILAC
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Opp. of day : NGT
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Do a bouncer's job : EJECT
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Bread for Wimsey? : PITA
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Mann-Kramer 100-to-1 bet? : CHIPOFFOOLS
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Part of a familiar palindrome : EREI
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Gwyn or Quickly : NELL
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Asparagus shoots : SPEARS
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Capital of Taiwan : TAIPEI
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Screenwriter Lehman : ERNEST
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Leases again : RELETS
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Moon goddess : SELENE
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Hades : DIS
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Moonshiners' contrivances : STILLS
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Bergman role in "Casablanca" : ILSA
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Like a pretzel : SALTY
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Bark in "Annie" : ARF
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Draft status : ONEA
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Cowardly Lion portrayer : LAHR
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Obtained : PROCURED
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Monks' adviser : STARETS
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Distant : ALOOF
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Rebels : ARISES
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RNA sugar : RIBOSE
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Like some arguments : HEATED
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Angers : IRES
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Hawk's home : AERIE
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Suffix with talk or form : ATIVE
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Clarified butter in India : GHEE
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Calhoun of films : RORY
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Opposite of sml. : LRG
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Eastern Church chalice cover : AER
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Jeff Davis's govt. : CSA
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Future grads. : SRS
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Kind of fly : POP
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Collar : NAB
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Wildebeest : GNU
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Concorde, e.g. : SST

Answer summary: 15 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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