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Jim Page
Jim Page

New York Times, Friday, February 12, 1993

Author:
Jim Page
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 58, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, 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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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,802
Across
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"Sweet Liberty" star : ALDA
5
Sunshade? : TAN
8
A hairdo : AFRO
12
Kind of shift : GEAR
13
Grill sizzler : TBONE
15
Blessing : BOON
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Abe's mom : NANCYHANKS
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Fashion designer Gernreich : RUDI
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" ... sing a song ___ again": Yellen : OFCHEER
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Like Coleridge's Mariner : ATHIRST
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U.S. humorist : NYE
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Hercules' dirty doz. : LBRS
25
TV messages : ADS
26
Seasonal bug : FLU
27
Edits anew : RECHECKS
32
Distressed lass? : DAMSEL
35
Fuss : ADO
36
Violinist Bull : OLE
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Straightens, in a way : UNCURLS
39
Dirty-tricks man : SMEARER
42
Cato's 1,200 : MCC
43
Fall to : EAT
45
Fibber and Molly : MCGEES
46
Disparage : BELITTLE
49
Eureka! : AHA
50
Actress Hartman : ENA
51
Ponte Vecchio river : ARNO
53
A crowd, in Cremona : TRE
56
Far from altruistic : SELFISH
60
Small penguins : ADELIES
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High silk hat : TILE
63
Abe called the Navy "Uncle Sam's ___" : WEBBEDFEET
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You were: Lat. : ERAS
66
Deejay? : AIRER
67
Carroll creature : TOVE
68
Confined : PENT
69
Round sound : TRA
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Dirk of yore : SNEE
Down
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Co-Nobelist in Literature: 1966 : AGNON
2
Foliaceous : LEAFY
3
Frug or jig : DANCE
4
Chief : ARCH
5
Large supply : TON
6
"My Way" lyricist : ANKA
7
Hatchery : NEST
8
" ... but never ___" : ABRIDE
9
Eighty, to Abe : FOURSCORE
10
Mandrels : RODS
11
"Step ___!" : ONIT
13
"The ballot is stronger than ___": A.L. : THEBULLET
14
Roseanne, once : BARR
17
Old ___, Disney dog : YELLER
21
Laugh-track part : HAH
24
Madrid Mrs. : SRA
26
Seminoles' sch. : FSU
28
Asner and Ames : EDS
29
___ in Chief (A.L. in 1861) : COMMANDER
30
Swiss painter : KLEE
31
Sun. talks : SERS
32
Kind of bell? : DUMB
33
Suffix with utter : ANCE
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Loser to A.L. in 1864 : MCCLELLAN
38
___ hepatica : SAL
40
Bounced back : ECHOED
41
Turkish title : AGA
44
Cachar, e.g. : TEA
47
Overrun, as vermin : INFEST
48
Pacific porgy : TAI
52
"Streamers" playwright : RABE
53
Attach : TIEON
54
Female sandpiper : REEVE
55
___ Lauder : ESTEE
56
Flight part : STEP
57
Gael's land : EIRE
58
Clout : SWAT
59
"Next of skin" : HEIR
61
Fliers: Abbr. : LFTS
64
Bikini top : BRA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 9 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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