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Jim Page
Jim Page

New York Times, Saturday, December 28, 1991

Author:
Jim Page
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { J Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 52, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 13, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
Jim Page has 84 pre-Shortz puzzles and 70 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,390

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Students & seniors
Across
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N.Y.P.D. broadcasts : APBS
5
Conducted : LED
8
Poker players' "bullets" : ACES
12
River of Malaysia : BERNAM
15
Consume : USE
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Rough, heavy nap : SHAG
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Conductor José : ITURBI
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Paraguayan city : ITA
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Verrucca : WART
20
One: Ger. : EIN
21
Goals for Hindu Horace? : ENDSOFMANN
24
Pitchout? : STEALTRAP
26
Prank : ANTIC
28
Type of lead glass : STRASS
29
Rank below cpl. : PFC
31
Wife of Athamas : INO
32
Branch : ARM
33
___ volente : DEO
34
Vietnam's ___ Dinh Diem : NGO
35
Anti-Tory group wearing hairpieces? : POWDEREDWHIGS
40
French vineyard : CRU
41
Air, in compounds : AER
42
House site : LOT
43
Torrid : HOT
44
Abed: Abbr. : RTD
45
___ as two peas in a pod : ASLIKE
48
___ Lauder : ESTEE
50
Siloed beans? : CACHECROP
53
Vikings with an ornate playbook? : PURPLEPROS
55
Memorabilia : ANA
56
Antitoxins : SERA
57
Nabokov book : ADA
58
Hedren et al. : TIPPIS
60
Samovars : URNS
61
Langley A.F.B. group : TAC
62
Snatch quickly : SNAPAT
63
Pinocchio feature : NOSE
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Homophone for air : ERE
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Middies' inst. : USNA
Down
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"___ Irish Rose" : ABIES
2
___ fours (small cakes) : PETITS
3
Hair color : BRUNET
4
Last year's jr. : SNR
5
Sister of Isabel II : LUISA
6
Barred, at the bar : ESTOPPED
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Unable to hear : DEAF
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Egypt's ___ Dam : ASWAN
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Singing, in a way : CHANTING
10
Investment gains, e.g. : EARNINGS
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Rank above cpl. : SGT
13
Héloïse's beloved : ABELARD
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Make ___ of (destroy old coins?) : MINTSMEAT
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No et al. : DRS
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Singer Davis : MAC
25
" . . . ___ and gusty day": Shak. : ARAW
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Dove's cry : COO
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Larry Bird free throws? : FOWLSHOTS
33
___ Alte (Adenauer) : DER
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Duke in "The Tempest" : PROSPERO
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Conditions in which shipments arrive : OUTTURNS
37
American juniper : REDCEDAR
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___-one (golf rarities) : HOLESIN
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Suffix with Ham : ITIC
40
___ Guevara : CHE
44
Tie fabric : REP
45
Tip: Comb. form : ACR
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Beckett's "___ Last Tape" : KRAPPS
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Lasting a long time : EONIAN
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Rub out : ERASE
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Swiftly : APACE
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Macaroni, e.g. : PASTA
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Not on time : LATE
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Bask : SUN
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French winter resort : PAU

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 7 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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