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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
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Nile denizen, for short : CROC
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Houston and Adams : SAMS
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Kind of door : TRAP
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Cotton variety : PIMA
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Third: Prefix : TRIT
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Mine cars : TRAMS
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" . . . it becomes necessary for ___ to dissolve . . . " : ONEPEOPLE
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Counterpart of Saigon : HANOI
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English monarch : KINGGEORGEIII
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Spahn's pitching partner : SAIN
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Squeal on : RAT
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Library sounds : SHS
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L.I. cager : NET
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Stand ___ : PAT
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Troy, N.Y., campus : RPI
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Side dish, in France : POIS
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Original number for a nation : THIRTEEN
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Certain reprisals : INTOLERABLEACTS
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Social affair : TEAPARTY
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Kind of crasher : GATE
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Stray : ERR
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En tout ___ : CAS
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Official group: Abbr. : BRD
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Kind of luck : POT
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Teacher's ___ : PET
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Kind of gun or act : RIOT
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English festival presider : LORDOFMISRULE
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Toast words : TOYOU
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Sailors' delights : LIBERTIES
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Cruising, to poets : ADEEP
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Standout : ONER
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Prefix for graph : TELE
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Hair job, for short : PERM
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Meeting: Abbr. : SESS
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Part of M.I.T.: Abbr. : INST
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Navy N.C.O. : CPO
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Orr milieu : RINK
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Sacred Chinese mountain : OMEI
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Ship V.I.P.'s : CAPNS
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Cigar : STOGIE
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French land measure : ARPENT
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Venus de ___ : MILO
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Suffix for gang or road : STER
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Characteristic : TRAIT
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Hindu queen : RANI
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Mine, in France : AMOI
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Greek letter : PSI
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Savoy or Globe, e.g. : THEATRE
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Actor Richard : EGAN
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Galahad's quest : GRAIL
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Kind of fence : SPITE
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One who sharpens : HONER
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Stringed instrument : SITAR
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College degree : PHB
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Sum up : RECAP
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In ___ (secretly) : PETTO
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Map part : INSET
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Drench : SOP
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River of Scotland : TAY
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Windshield décor, at times : TAG
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Fastened, as ski boots : LACEDUP
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Muse : ERATO
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Football linemen: Abbr. : RTS
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Sub-rosa deals : BRIBES
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Stair parts : RISERS
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U.S. rebellion leader : DORR
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Literary intro : PROEM
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All, in music : TUTTI
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Comstock, for one : LODE
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___ and terminer : OYER
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Ziegfeld et al. : FLOS
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Kimberley, e.g. : MINE
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Legal right : LIEN
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Slippery ones : EELS
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Wire job : TAP
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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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