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Jim Page
Jim Page

New York Times, Wednesday, April 21, 1993

Author:
Jim Page
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 58, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 22, XRef: 0, 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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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,870
Across
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"___ learn him or kill him": Twain (3) : ILL
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Scrooge word (3) : BAH
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Disperse (7) : SCATTER
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Abbott and Costello film (7) : RIORITA
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Clay vessels, e.g. (7) : POTWARE
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Greek vowel (7) : EPSILON
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"My First Lie, and How I Got ___": Twain (7) : OUTOFIT
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Stephens of Red Sox fame (4) : VERN
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Brewing residue (5) : DRAFF
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"Winnie ___ Pu" (4) : ILLE
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"___ Ideas" (4) : IGET
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Drome start (4) : AERO
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Quartet (4) : FOUR
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Stat for Boggs (3) : RBI
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Baby ___ (6) : SITTER
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Licorice-flavored liqueurs (8) : SAMBUCAS
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Mold (5) : SHAPE
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___ Roberts (4) : ORAL
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Kind of punch (4) : BOLO
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Mine-roof prop (5) : SPRAG
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Eon (8) : BLUEMOON
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Calories counter (6) : DIETER
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"___ the land . . . " (3) : OER
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"It is easier to ___ out than get out": Twain (4) : STAY
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File (4) : RASP
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Recedes (4) : EBBS
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Hockey ploy (4) : DEKE
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Menander's "___ Self-Knowledge" (5) : AIDTO
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Locate (4) : SITE
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Colonel in "The Gilded Age" (7) : SELLERS
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Beetles, wasps, etc. (7) : INSECTS
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Footstool (7) : OTTOMAN
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More chilly (7) : NIPPIER
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Pale colors (7) : PASTELS
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Certain wts. (3) : GTS
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___ volente (3) : DEO
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Wrath (3) : IRE
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Balm target (3) : LIP
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___ Angeles (3) : LOS
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A "humor" (4) : BILE
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Suffix with valid (4) : ATOR
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Twain was raised here (8) : HANNIBAL
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Fine china (5) : SPODE
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Places for aces (6) : COURTS
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"___ boy!" (4) : ATTA
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What "mark twain" means (14) : TWOFATHOMSDEEP
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Silk fabric (7) : TAFFETA
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Verdi's "___ tu" (3) : ERI
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Soak flax (3) : RET
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Job for Twain (14) : RIVERBOATPILOT
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Conditions (3) : IFS
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Mauna ___ (3) : LOA
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"___ and Abner" (3) : LUM
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Pyle subj. (3) : GIS
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Agt. (3) : REP
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Mine find (3) : ORE
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NBC's ex-owner (3) : RCA
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___ of Ely (4) : ISLE
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Exhort (4) : URGE
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"A baby is an inestimable ___ and bother": Twain (8) : BLESSING
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"___ Town" (3) : OUR
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Ltr. mailer (3) : SDR
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___ Zadora (3) : PIA
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Seasons anew (7) : RESALTS
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A Cratchit (3) : BOB
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Capri attachment (3) : OTE
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Bucket wood (3) : OAK
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Comic Louis ___ (3) : NYE
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Backward (6) : RETRAL
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Some petty offs. (5) : BOSNS
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Attic township (4) : DEME
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"There's millions ___!": Twain-Warner (4) : INIT
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Recipe amts. (4) : TSPS
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Saturate (3) : SOP
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Zeta follower (3) : ETA
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El ___ (3) : CID
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Tom has one (3) : TEE
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B'way sign (3) : SRO

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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