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Jim Page
Jim Page

New York Times, Tuesday, April 20, 1976

Author:
Jim Page
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.76, Missing: { J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 258 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, 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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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,747
Across
1. Nile denizen, for short : CROC
5. Houston and Adams : SAMS
9. Kind of door : TRAP
13. Cotton variety : PIMA
14. Third: Prefix : TRIT
15. Mine cars : TRAMS
16. " . . . it becomes necessary for ___ to dissolve . . . " : ONEPEOPLE
18. Counterpart of Saigon : HANOI
19. English monarch : KINGGEORGEIII
21. Spahn's pitching partner : SAIN
22. Squeal on : RAT
23. Library sounds : SHS
26. L.I. cager : NET
27. Stand ___ : PAT
28. Troy, N.Y., campus : RPI
31. Side dish, in France : POIS
33. Original number for a nation : THIRTEEN
35. Certain reprisals : INTOLERABLEACTS
39. Social affair : TEAPARTY
40. Kind of crasher : GATE
41. Stray : ERR
42. En tout ___ : CAS
43. Official group: Abbr. : BRD
46. Kind of luck : POT
47. Teacher's ___ : PET
48. Kind of gun or act : RIOT
50. English festival presider : LORDOFMISRULE
56. Toast words : TOYOU
57. Sailors' delights : LIBERTIES
59. Cruising, to poets : ADEEP
60. Standout : ONER
61. Prefix for graph : TELE
62. Hair job, for short : PERM
63. Meeting: Abbr. : SESS
64. Part of M.I.T.: Abbr. : INST
Down
1. Navy N.C.O. : CPO
2. Orr milieu : RINK
3. Sacred Chinese mountain : OMEI
4. Ship V.I.P.'s : CAPNS
5. Cigar : STOGIE
6. French land measure : ARPENT
7. Venus de ___ : MILO
8. Suffix for gang or road : STER
9. Characteristic : TRAIT
10. Hindu queen : RANI
11. Mine, in France : AMOI
12. Greek letter : PSI
15. Savoy or Globe, e.g. : THEATRE
17. Actor Richard : EGAN
20. Galahad's quest : GRAIL
23. Kind of fence : SPITE
24. One who sharpens : HONER
25. Stringed instrument : SITAR
27. College degree : PHB
28. Sum up : RECAP
29. In ___ (secretly) : PETTO
30. Map part : INSET
32. Drench : SOP
33. River of Scotland : TAY
34. Windshield décor, at times : TAG
36. Fastened, as ski boots : LACEDUP
37. Muse : ERATO
38. Football linemen: Abbr. : RTS
43. Sub-rosa deals : BRIBES
44. Stair parts : RISERS
45. U.S. rebellion leader : DORR
47. Literary intro : PROEM
49. All, in music : TUTTI
50. Comstock, for one : LODE
51. ___ and terminer : OYER
52. Ziegfeld et al. : FLOS
53. Kimberley, e.g. : MINE
54. Legal right : LIEN
55. Slippery ones : EELS
56. Wire job : TAP
58. Solidify : SET

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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