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Jim Page
Jim Page

New York Times, Friday, April 22, 1988

Author:
Jim Page
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 58, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Jim Page has 84 pre-Shortz puzzles and 70 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York TimesNo. 14,045

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Across
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Hebrew letters : ALEPHS
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Lamb's bleat : BAA
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Pie ___ mode : ALA
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Mindlessly imitate : PARROT
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River boats or freight cars : GONDOLAS
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A Canadian capital : REGINA
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Printing mark : ASTERISK
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Baseball fan's or sleepyhead's concerns? : NIGHTCAPS
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Connelly or Chagall : MARC
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Slangy affirmative : YEH
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Ermines in summer : STOATS
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Derived from oil : OLEIC
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Vietnamese festival : TET
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Actress Zetterling : MAI
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Autocrat : DESPOT
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Turkeys or their pans : ROASTERS
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Driver's or coiffeur's maneuver? : HAIRPINTURN
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Leek or shallot : SCALLION
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Escaped from : ELUDED
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Spigot : TAP
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___ trip : EGO
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Arabian prince : AMEER
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Oily resins : ELEMIS
54
Large bankroll : WAD
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Mouse, to an owl : PREY
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Alaskan's or mariner's place : ANCHORAGE
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Captain or joey : KANGAROO
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Do over, as a joke : RETELL
67
Writer Robert or singer Harve : PRESNELL
68
Part of E = MC2 : ENERGY
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Poker term : SEE
70
Ram's mate : EWE
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Narrow grooves : STRIAE
Down
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"Cruellest" mo. : APR
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New Guinea port : LAE
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Unit of work : ERG
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H.S. V.I.P. or capital sum : PRINCIPAL
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"___ soit qui mal y pense" : HONI
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Theatrical : STAGY
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Autumn pear : BOSC
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Architectural piers : ANTAS
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Proficient : ADEPT
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Famed ex-boxer : ALI
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___ Palmas : LAS
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"___ not what . . . " : ASK
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Shearer's or daydreamer's activity? : GATHERINGWOOL
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Words of approximation : ORSO
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___ up (angry) : HET
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Up-to-date in dress : MOD
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Bar brew : ALE
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Alter the form of : RESHAPE
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Editor, in a way : AMENDER
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Sea salt : TAR
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Sonny's sibling : SIS
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What snakes do : COIL
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Coal order : TON
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Prefix for pod or corn : TRI
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Didn't go hungry : ATE
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Boobies' genus : SULA
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Swan or James : TRUMPETER
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"Israfel" poet : POE
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Sault ___ Marie : STE
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Coolidge or Ripken : CAL
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Shoe width : EEE
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Bone ___ : DRY
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Crew rower : OAR
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Slicks, e.g. : MAGS
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Silly : INANE
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Kind of ball or driver : SCREW
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Challenges : DARES
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Putter's goal : HOLE
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Polite bloke : GENT
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Mil. peelers? : KPS
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"You ___ There" : ARE
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Harriet Stowe, ___ Beecher : NEE
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Assam silkworm : ERI
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J.F.K. neighbor : LGA
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Alkaline solution : LYE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 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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