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Jim Page
Jim Page

New York Times, Tuesday, February 3, 1976

Author: Jim Page
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, 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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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,670
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1. Meeting: Abbr. : SESS
5. Loathed : HATED
10. Get out! : SCAT
14. Sounds of laughter : HAHA
15. Obliterate : ERASE
16. Matador's foe : TORO
17. School subject: Abbr. : ECON
18. Does a fall chore : RAKES
19. Arabian title : EMIR
20. Gas used in W. W. I : PHOSGENE
22. Collect : GLEAN
23. Ring decisions : TKOS
24. Dialects : IDIOMS
27. Pay the cost : DEFRAY
29. Sight at J.F.K. : TAKEOFF
31. Biting : ACRID
32. Kind of girl : COVER
33. Final: Abbr. : ULT
35. Debatable : MOOT
36. Long-winded ones : BORES
37. ___ gin : SLOE
38. Shade tree : ELM
39. Seed coatings : ARILS
40. "___ Shrugged" : ATLAS
41. Shelving for ornaments : ETAGERE
43. Builds : ERECTS
44. " . . . he ___ different drummer" : HEARSA
45. Town near Milan : LODI
46. Belly-bumpers : SLEDS
48. "A ___ the Bridge" : VIEWFROM
52. Utah city : LEHI
53. Friendship 7 passenger : GLENN
55. Official records : ACTA
56. Blue dye : ANIL
57. Shearer : MOIRA
58. Use a letter-opener : SLIT
59. Stare : GAPE
60. Fills up : SATES
61. Road ___ : TEST
1. Name of a herd dog : SHEP
2. Apiece : EACH
3. Emulate Jesse James : SHOOTFROMTHEHIP
4. Old Hindu language : SANSKRIT
5. Council of Trent subject : HERESY
6. Islands off Galway : ARAN
7. Hobson's choice : TAKEITORLEAVEIT
8. Native: Suffix : ESE
9. ___ Moines : DES
10. Fiery sea guardian : STELMO
11. Gets nowhere the hard way : COMESFULLCIRCLE
12. Pons offering : ARIA
13. Like some postmen's trousers : TORN
21. Incite : GOAD
22. Theater ___ : GOER
25. Garroway and Brubeck : DAVES
26. Eisenhower et al. : IKES
27. Agatha Christie e.g. : DAME
28. French school : ECOLE
30. Negotiate, as a loan : FLOAT
32. Coconut fibers : COIRS
34. Girl's nickname : TESS
36. Uncle Remus relative : BRER
37. Unswerving: Var. : STEDFAST
39. Khan et al. : AGAS
40. Lined up : AROW
42. Roman magistrate : AEDILE
43. Relatives of Helens : ELENAS
46. Ore residue : SLAG
47. Miss Horne : LENA
49. Concerning : INRE
50. "Miss ___ regrets . . . " : OTIS
51. N. T. book : MATT
53. Baseball execs : GMS
54. Mauna ___ : LOA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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