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Jim Page
Jim Page

New York Times, Friday, May 22, 1992

Author:
Jim Page
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 319 (avg 1.74)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 13, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Jim Page has 84 pre-Shortz puzzles and 70 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,536

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Across
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Prom souvenirs : BIDS
5
Georgetown five : HOYAS
10
"___ homo!" : ECCE
14
Celebes ox : ANOA
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Scrub, NASA style : ABORT
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"Candida" author : SHAW
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Ring zinger? : JAWBREAKER
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Corncob, e.g. : PIPE
20
Bridal path : AISLE
21
Anagram for dine : ENID
23
Gerona's river : TER
24
Bambi, for one : DEER
25
Frost-Sprat spat? : FLAPJACKS
27
Roy stop : SAVE
29
Globe, e.g.: Abbr. : SPH
30
Plaything : TOY
33
Water wheel : NORIA
36
Kiln : OAST
39
Bickering Brahmans? : WRANGLINGCATTLE
43
Ex-Dodger ___ Vaughan : ARKY
44
Feverish : AGUED
45
One of the Chaplins : SYD
46
Shoe width for Bigfoot : EEE
48
Castor's mother : LEDA
50
Talk rapidly : RATTLEOFF
55
Narc target : USER
58
Some : ANY
59
Faulkner character : LAFE
60
Eyelashes : CILIA
62
Fool, to Don Rickles : YOYO
64
Soft-soaps : SWEETTALKS
67
A cheese : EDAM
68
" . . . could ___ lean" : EATNO
69
Missile or statue : NIKE
70
Hockey ploy : DEKE
71
Underwent remission of fever : LYSED
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Small whales : SEIS
Down
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___ California : BAJA
2
Grant-___ : INAID
3
Use a divining rod : DOWSE
4
Valuable pelts : SABLES
5
"Some ___ meat . . . ": Burns : HAE
6
Nigerian ruler : OBA
7
Naïve rustic : YOKEL
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Omni, for one : ARENA
9
Dismantle piece by piece : STRIP
10
Sixth sense : ESP
11
Conversations re an i.o.u.? : CHITCHATS
12
"R.U.R." playwright : CAPEK
13
Pitchers : EWERS
18
Called anew : RERANG
22
Rec. players : DJS
25
Spanish market : FERIA
26
" . . . for ___ of ale": Shak. : APOT
28
Tenn. footballer : VOL
30
Airline initials : TWA
31
Bruin great : ORR
32
Babbling bovine? : YAKETYYAK
34
Gerund's ending : ING
35
"Versailles was ___ . . . ": Parkman : AGULF
37
Furtive : SLY
38
TV's Danson : TED
40
Gorby negative : NYET
41
So-so grade : CEE
42
Bring together, as the fingers : ADDUCT
47
Building wing : ELL
49
Thais, e.g. : ASIANS
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Irradiated : RAYED
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Cell terminal : ANODE
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Support for Soyer : EASEL
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Right ___ : OFWAY
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"Your ___ Too Big," Waller favorite : FEETS
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"Heartbreak House" heroine : ELLIE
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___-tikki-tavi : RIKKI
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Grieg's "___ Death" : ASES
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Kipling's "Follow Me ___" : OME
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Ethyl finish : ENE
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Bushy clump : TOD

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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