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Jim Page
Jim Page

New York Times, Friday, November 24, 1989

Author:
Jim Page
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J P Q W Y Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 10, XRef: 2, Spans: 3, 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. 14,626
Across
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Socko! : BAM
4
Worn-down crayons : STUBS
9
Wild : FERAL
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Brooklyn inst. : LIU
15
Old Testament book : HOSEA
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___ Culp Hobby of H.E.W.: 1953-55 : OVETA
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Touts' picks, sometimes : ODDSONFAVORITES
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Harass : BEDEVIL
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Kind of saddle : ENGLISH
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Soak flax : RET
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Two-piece part : BRA
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Bankbook abbr. : INT
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Mild-mannered one : LAMB
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Pinna : EAR
30
Lollobrigida et al. : GINAS
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Symbol of rank : BRAID
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Quoted : CITED
36
___ horse's mouth (source for 17 Across?) : STRAIGHTFROMTHE
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Sternward : AREAR
43
Spaces on birds' faces : LORES
44
Swiped : STOLE
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Icel. or Ire. : ISL
49
Stopping place? : DIME
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Paul Newman role: 1963 : HUD
51
Short or long weight : TON
53
Enzyme-indicating suffix : ASE
55
Drives out of control : CAREENS
57
Man alive, e.g. : EXISTER
61
Alternate for railbirds : OFFTRACKBETTING
63
"Gin a body ___ body . . . ": Burns : MEETA
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Got up : AROSE
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His wife became piquant : LOT
66
"___ Warning," in "Das Rheingold" : ERDAS
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Declaims vehemently : RANTS
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Kays' followers : ELS
Down
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"The ___," 1958 sci-fi film : BLOB
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Right-hand man : AIDE
3
TV commentator Roger ___ : MUDD
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Jostle : SHOVE
5
Blasting explosive : TONITE
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Extinct gridiron org. : USFL
7
Comedienne Lillie : BEA
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Goalie, at times : SAVER
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A felony involving cks. : FORG
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" . . . and punishes ___ all . . . ": John Adams : EVILIN
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Eye part : RETINA
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Source of Bikini mushrooms? : ATESTS
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___ out (attack verbally) : LASH
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A neighbor of Croatia : SERBIA
19
Siege catapault : ONAGER
23
Thatcher's concern : BRITAIN
25
Butter qtys. : LBS
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Tate offering : ART
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Vandalize : MAR
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Yearn : ACHE
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Baal, e.g. : IDOL
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Channel control : DIAL
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Changes buses: Abbr. : TFRS
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___ Green, Scotland : GRETNA
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Humble : MODEST
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Prefix for cycle : TRI
40
Pinafore's border : HEM
41
Milan ending : ESE
44
Robert ___ of Broadway musicals : SHAFER
45
Covered with sod, like Epsom Downs : TURFED
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U.S. folk singer : ODETTA
48
Least strict : LAXEST
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Peck's prize in 1963 : OSCAR
54
Settings : SITES
55
Arrive : COME
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Mohammedan and Christian, e.g. : ERAS
57
Black, in poesy : EBON
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Roofer's overlay : TILE
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Organic compound : ENOL
60
Groups headed by cols. : RGTS
62
Croo monkey : KRA

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

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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