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Jim Page
Jim Page

New York Times, Wednesday, May 21, 1975

Author:
Jim Page
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Jim Page has 84 pre-Shortz puzzles and 70 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,412

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Across
1. Flytraps : WEBS
5. Suffix for rough : SHOD
9. Humble : ABASE
14. Down-under bird : EMEU
15. Bulrush : TULE
16. Attack : SETAT
17. Caron movie : LILI
18. Khayyám : OMAR
19. Poisonous snake : MAMBA
20. Powder : TALC
21. Bearing living young : VIVIPAROUS
23. Cried out sharply : YIPED
25. To be ___ (of course) : SURE
26. Major suit : SPADES
28. Confusion : DISARRAY
32. Duel distances : PACES
33. British swells : NOBS
34. Teasdale : SARA
35. Somewhat: Suffix : ISH
36. Petrodollar source : OIL
37. Solidify : GEL
38. French summers : ETES
40. Sweeten the pot : ANTE
41. Jalopy : CRATE
43. Validates again : RESTAMPS
45. Sweet liqueurs : CREMES
46. Dye source : ANIL
47. French soldier : POILU
48. Bum's exclamation : HALLELUJAH
52. Words of surmise : IFSO
55. "It's ___!" : ADEAL
56. Japanese statesman : SATO
57. Newts : EFTS
58. Vimy ___ of W. W. I : RIDGE
59. Holiday times : EVES
60. Small bottle : VIAL
61. Build up : AMASS
62. Arrow's relative : DART
63. Inner: Prefix : ENTO
Down
1. Seam strengthener : WELT
2. Blood condition: Suffix : EMIA
3. Complains : BELLYACHES
4. Ruins of one's own interests : SUICIDE
5. Ranges : STOVES
6. Dank : HUMID
7. Norwegian king : OLAV
8. Deserving of scorn : DERISIBLE
9. Capital of Eritrea : ASMARA
10. Safari members : BEARERS
11. Vapor: Prefix : ATMO
12. Elephant Boy of films : SABU
13. Greek letters : ETAS
22. Animal in boots : PUSS
24. Footlike part : PES
26. One watching stealthily : SPIER
27. Relative of glue : PASTE
28. Old Dutch coins : DOITS
29. Oliver Twist, e.g. : RAGAMUFFIN
30. Mountain ridge : ARETE
31. Elihu et al. : YALES
33. Confounded : NONPLUSED
39. P.O.W. camps, in Germany : STALAGS
40. Agent, in India : AMIL
41. Dernier ___ : CRI
42. Do a pitching chore : RELIEVE
44. Anoints : ANELES
45. Talk-show figure : COHOST
47. Novelist Walter : PATER
48. ___ kiri : HARA
49. Take ___ view of : ADIM
50. Mother of Pollux : LEDA
51. Word for coffee : JAVA
53. Suffix for rheo : STAT
54. Northern capital : OSLO

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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