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Jim Page
Jim Page

New York Times, Friday, February 19, 1988

Author:
Jim Page
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { F J Q V W Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, 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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© 1988, The New York TimesNo. 13,982

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Across
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"For ___ a jolly . . . " : HES
4
Flats: Abbr. : APTS
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Dis-tressing person? : BARBER
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One of a pair of concerns to Freud : EGO
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Scoffers' words : POHS
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"___ Grecian Urn" : ODEONA
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Pair of socks : HAYMAKERANDHOOK
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Guarantees : ENSURES
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Illinois River city : LASALLE
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Rivulet : STREAM
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One of a nursery pair : BAA
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Optimistic Indian? : HOPI
28
Au courant styles : MODES
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Portents : OMENS
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___ code : PENAL
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Vichy, e.g. : SPA
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Pair of suspenders : HANGERANDGARTER
40
Leftover : ORT
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Delivers at a match : LANDS
42
Cowboy's loop : NOOSE
43
Diatoms : ALGAE
44
Spots to secure a foothold? : MATS
45
Hold fast : PIN
47
La ___, Wis. : CROSSE
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Old-time photograph : TINTYPE
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More chary : LEERIER
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Pair of spectacles : BENHURANDEXODUS
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One of a pair of essayists : STEELE
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___-de-camp : AIDE
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"___ is I: Science is We": C. Bernard : ART
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Scored three on a small hole : PARRED
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Turkish titles : BEYS
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A trifle : SOU
Down
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Silly laugher's pair : HEHE
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Richard from San Francisco : EGAN
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Sauce beans : SOYS
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Separated : APART
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Game having pairs : POKER
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"___ are the times . . . " : THESE
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Latvia, e.g. : SSR
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___ fide (sincere) : BONA
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Combines, in a way : ADDS
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Overhauled houses, for short : REHABS
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One of an Eli's musical pair : BOOLA
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___ Gay, W.W. II plane : ENOLA
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Croupier's tool : RAKE
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Taking after Clio? : MUSING
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Marzipan nuts : ALMONDS
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Copyreader, e.g. : AMENDER
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Sounds from Santa : HOHO
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Khayyám : OMAR
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Confined : PENT
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Hammarskjöld : DAG
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___ vital : ELAN
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Betray : SELL
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Cure-all : PANACEA
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Portico : STOA
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Thorn in one's side : PEST
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God of war : ARES
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Joplin forte : RAG
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A star of "Vera Cruz" : ROMERO
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Pollen container : ANTHER
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Michelangelo masterpiece : PIETA
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___ Mongolia : INNER
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Song of yore, e.g. : OLDIE
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Like watermelons : SEEDY
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Pair in a "battle" : SEXES
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Cook's meas. : TBSP
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Kind of tide : YULE
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Sentence pt. : PRED
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Castor's slayer : IDAS
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Large kangaroo : EURO
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Q–V connection : RSTU
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Collar : NAB

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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