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Jim Page
Jim Page

New York Times, Wednesday, June 14, 1972

Author: Jim Page
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 255 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Jim Page has 84 pre-Shortz puzzles and 70 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,341
Across Down
1. Sale words : ASIS
5. Wight and Guernsey : ISLES
10. Sourpuss : CRAB
14. Invited : BADE
15. French river : MEUSE
16. Singles : HITS
17. Jacket : ETON
18. They run for the Senate : PAGES
19. Templeton : ALEC
20. Slack period : DOLDRUMS
22. Brisk : AGILE
24. Corn holder : EAR
25. "All the king's ___" : MEN
26. Force to action : COERCE
29. Encounters : MEETINGS
34. F.D.R. agency : OPA
35. Louisiana town : ELTON
37. Certain sound : SNORE
38. Berra's nine : METS
40. Flower of N. M. : YUCCA
42. Harsh : GRIM
43. "Goodnight, ___" : IRENE
45. Butler : RHETT
47. Bee: Prefix : API
48. North or South : CAROLINA
50. Stage whispers : ASIDES
52. Attain : WIN
53. Youth : LAD
54. Travel permits : VISAS
56. Common bird : STARLING
61. Declined : SANK
62. Colossus : TITAN
64. Actor Richard : EGAN
65. Calif. grape center : ASTI
66. Legislate : ENACT
67. Home of Fontana di Trevi : ROMA
68. The Lip, et al. : LEOS
69. Prefix for teuch or gon : PENTA
70. Proofreading word : STET
1. Retired : ABED
2. Japanese statesman : SATO
3. Object of awe : IDOL
4. Letter-writer : SENDER
5. In a flawed way : IMPURELY
6. Coal stratum : SEAM
7. Totes : LUGS
8. Compass point : ESE
9. Cracker seeds : SESAME
10. Binding fast : CHAINING
11. Moon valley : RILL
12. To ___ : ATEE
13. College degree : BSC
21. Water current : RACE
23. Prepares : GETS
26. King or Newhart : COMIC
27. Beggar's, for one : OPERA
28. Café customer : EATER
29. Coffee flavor : MOCHA
30. Noun suffix : ENCE
31. U. S.-Canada treaty : NORAD
32. Complaint : GRIPE
33. Pre-final events, for short : SEMIS
36. Left or right : TURN
39. Alpine gear : SNOWSKIS
41. Heroine of myth : ATALANTA
44. Kazan : ELIA
46. Peter, for one : TSAR
49. Foot part : INSTEP
51. Lazy ones : IDLERS
54. Receptacle : VASE
55. Division word : INTO
56. Laurel or Musial : STAN
57. Savoir faire : TACT
58. "___ it for myself" : IGOT
59. Designate : NAME
60. Summer pest : GNAT
61. Mineo : SAL
63. Feminine suffix : INE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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