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Jim Page
Jim Page

New York Times, Tuesday, March 23, 1993

9-Down : Runs the dash

Author:
Jim Page
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Jim Page has 84 known pre-Shortz puzzles, and 70 Modern Era crosswords in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,841
Across
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Cry of triumph : AHA
4
Tavern : BAR
7
Romaine lettuce : COS
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Tic-___-toe : TAC
13
Actor Vallone : RAF
14
Surface for a Sabre : ICE
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Facing: Abbr. : OPP
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F.D.R.'s predecessor : HCH
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Loser to Franklin: 1936 : ALF
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He seizes what he sees : GRABBER
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Panay native : ATI
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Bossy sound : MOO
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Up-to-date, for Bruce? : MODERNISTIC
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Noted Indian novelist : RAO
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"___ it pleasant ... ": Riley : WASNT
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Does sums : ADDS
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___ generis : SUI
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Large family : TRIBE
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Feathery scarves : BOAS
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Anita, set free? : UNLOOSENED
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Goya's duchess : ALBA
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City west of Venice : PADUA
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Illicitly gained goods : SWAG
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Hecklers, to Rich? : BELITTLERS
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Mentally sound : SANE
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Writer ___ St. Johns : ADELA
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Q-U connection : RST
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God of love : EROS
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Oily resin : ELEMI
51
Kooky : ODD
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Ruth, the sorceress? : NECROMANCER
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Catch a satyr : NET
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Have the flu : AIL
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One who carps : NIGGLER
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Historic period : ERA
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Novelist Levin : IRA
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Biblical judge : ELI
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Ring master : ALI
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___ vous plaît : SIL
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Moon module : LEM
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No. 12 of 12 : DEC
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Prefix for function : DYS
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Bishopric : SEE
Down
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Saroyan hero : ARAM
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Headlight? : HALO
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Model T, to Henry? : AFFORDABLE
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Nickname for a famous battleship : BIGMO
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Height: Comb. form : ACRO
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Register : READ
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Hooded snake : COBRA
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Uncloses : OPENS
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Runs the dash : SPRINTS
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"Darn ___ Dream" : THAT
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Playbill heading : ACTI
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Stylish : CHIC
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Like a puzzle by Gene or Billy? : BEWILDERING
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Accented : STRESSED
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One on the attack : ASSAILER
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Addis ___, Ethiopia : ABABA
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Distributed : DOLED
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Condo V.I.P. : SUPT
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Single : UNAL
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Subjectivity, for Artemus? : INWARDNESS
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Form of bingo : BEANO
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Rims : EDGES
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Yours and mine : OURS
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Malt kin : OAST
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Like a hawk or eagle : TALONED
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Rousseau book : EMILE
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N.B.A. team : MAGIC
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Fragrant rootstock : ORRIS
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Kind of file : NAIL
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Ireland, to a Gael : EIRE
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Man of few words : CLAM
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Attired : CLAD
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Slippery : EELY
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Clinton's canal : ERIE
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Story : TALE

Answer summary:
4 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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