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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
Across
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Flytraps : WEBS
5
Suffix for rough : SHOD
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Humble : ABASE
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Down-under bird : EMEU
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Bulrush : TULE
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Attack : SETAT
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Caron movie : LILI
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Khayyám : OMAR
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Poisonous snake : MAMBA
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Powder : TALC
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Bearing living young : VIVIPAROUS
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Cried out sharply : YIPED
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To be ___ (of course) : SURE
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Major suit : SPADES
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Confusion : DISARRAY
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Duel distances : PACES
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British swells : NOBS
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Teasdale : SARA
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Somewhat: Suffix : ISH
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Petrodollar source : OIL
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Solidify : GEL
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French summers : ETES
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Sweeten the pot : ANTE
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Jalopy : CRATE
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Validates again : RESTAMPS
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Sweet liqueurs : CREMES
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Dye source : ANIL
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French soldier : POILU
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Bum's exclamation : HALLELUJAH
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Words of surmise : IFSO
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"It's ___!" : ADEAL
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Japanese statesman : SATO
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Newts : EFTS
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Vimy ___ of W. W. I : RIDGE
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Holiday times : EVES
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Small bottle : VIAL
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Build up : AMASS
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Arrow's relative : DART
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Inner: Prefix : ENTO
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Seam strengthener : WELT
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Blood condition: Suffix : EMIA
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Complains : BELLYACHES
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Ruins of one's own interests : SUICIDE
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Ranges : STOVES
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Dank : HUMID
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Norwegian king : OLAV
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Deserving of scorn : DERISIBLE
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Capital of Eritrea : ASMARA
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Safari members : BEARERS
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Vapor: Prefix : ATMO
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Elephant Boy of films : SABU
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Greek letters : ETAS
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Animal in boots : PUSS
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Footlike part : PES
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One watching stealthily : SPIER
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Relative of glue : PASTE
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Old Dutch coins : DOITS
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Oliver Twist, e.g. : RAGAMUFFIN
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Mountain ridge : ARETE
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Elihu et al. : YALES
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Confounded : NONPLUSED
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P.O.W. camps, in Germany : STALAGS
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Agent, in India : AMIL
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Dernier ___ : CRI
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Do a pitching chore : RELIEVE
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Anoints : ANELES
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Talk-show figure : COHOST
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Novelist Walter : PATER
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___ kiri : HARA
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Take ___ view of : ADIM
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Mother of Pollux : LEDA
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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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