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Jim Page
Jim Page

New York Times, Wednesday, March 10, 1993

Author:
Jim Page
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { F Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 14, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Jim Page has 84 pre-Shortz puzzles and 70 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,828

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Across
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Ground-___ missile (5) : TOAIR
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Hundredth: Abbr. (3) : PCT
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Use a chair (3) : SIT
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Like the pre-1969 moon (6) : UNTROD
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The Altar (3) : ARA
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Its capital is Bamako (4) : MALI
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See 15 Down (10) : BECOMESYOU
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Magritte's medium (4) : OILS
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Blessing (4) : BOON
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"Tuxedo ___," 40's hit (8) : JUNCTION
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Penny's pair (3) : ENS
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Causes of ruin (5) : BANES
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Actress Susan ___ (5) : ANTON
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Knot anew (5) : RETIE
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Make a chain (6) : ENLINK
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Disputed pettily (7) : NAGGLED
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Egyptian goddess (4) : ISIS
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"Juke Box ___," 40's hit (13) : SATURDAYNIGHT
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Actress Mary ___ Hurt (4) : BETH
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Demonstrate the falsity of (7) : UNTEACH
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Take a yoke off, old style (6) : UNTEAM
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Certain collars (5) : ETONS
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Imprint (5) : STAMP
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Aids in crime (5) : ABETS
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Tabby or Felix (3) : CAT
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See 15 Down (8) : COCKTAIL
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Teen woe (4) : ACNE
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Bonito shark (4) : MAKO
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A 40's hit (10) : ELMERSTUNE
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In the sack (4) : ABED
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Chem. room (3) : LAB
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Impassive (6) : STOLID
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TV's Danson (3) : TED
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Greek letter (3) : PSI
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Comic Johnson et al. (5) : ARTES
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Washer or bather (6) : TUBBER
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Certain tie score (6) : ONEONE
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Sale words (6) : ATCOST
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Press suits (4) : IRON
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Gypsy (3) : ROM
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He wrote "Home, Sweet Home" (5) : PAYNE
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Gators' kin (5) : CROCS
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Not slack (4) : TAUT
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Somewhat pious (8) : SAINTISH
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Ind. neighbor (3) : ILL
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"___ the season . . . " (3) : TIS
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___ vu (4) : DEJA
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With 16 and 53 Across, 40's hit (9) : MOONLIGHT
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Old Sol (3) : SUN
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Author Fleming (3) : IAN
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"___ Geste" (4) : BEAU
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"Step ___!" (4) : ONIT
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Bottle pts. (3) : NKS
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A 40's hit (9) : INTHEMOOD
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Poet Millay (4) : EDNA
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Surly (4) : GRUM
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Eden, e.g.: Abbr. (3) : GDN
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Roman lang. (3) : LAT
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In a pig's ___ (3) : EYE
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Dispatched (4) : SENT
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Set upon (8) : ATTACKED
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___ up (freezes) (4) : ICES
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"___ Stop" (3) : BUS
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Stamp collectors' gp. (3) : APC
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Secret (6) : OCCULT
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Nursemaid (6) : NANNIE
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Spirited horses (6) : STEEDS
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World-weary one? (5) : ATLAS
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Disney deer (5) : BAMBI
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"Old MacDonald had a farm, ___ . . . " (3) : EIE
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Bk. employees (4) : TLRS
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Seaweed (4) : KELP
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Suffix with comment (4) : ATOR
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Welcome ___ (3) : MAT
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Actor Vigoda (3) : ABE
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B.&O. stop (3) : STA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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