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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
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Sale words : ASIS
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Wight and Guernsey : ISLES
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Sourpuss : CRAB
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Invited : BADE
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French river : MEUSE
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Singles : HITS
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Jacket : ETON
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They run for the Senate : PAGES
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Templeton : ALEC
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Slack period : DOLDRUMS
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Brisk : AGILE
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Corn holder : EAR
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"All the king's ___" : MEN
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Force to action : COERCE
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Encounters : MEETINGS
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F.D.R. agency : OPA
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Louisiana town : ELTON
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Certain sound : SNORE
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Berra's nine : METS
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Flower of N. M. : YUCCA
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Harsh : GRIM
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"Goodnight, ___" : IRENE
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Butler : RHETT
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Bee: Prefix : API
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North or South : CAROLINA
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Stage whispers : ASIDES
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Attain : WIN
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Youth : LAD
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Travel permits : VISAS
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Common bird : STARLING
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Declined : SANK
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Colossus : TITAN
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Actor Richard : EGAN
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Calif. grape center : ASTI
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Legislate : ENACT
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Home of Fontana di Trevi : ROMA
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The Lip, et al. : LEOS
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Prefix for teuch or gon : PENTA
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Proofreading word : STET
Down
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Retired : ABED
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Japanese statesman : SATO
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Object of awe : IDOL
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Letter-writer : SENDER
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In a flawed way : IMPURELY
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Coal stratum : SEAM
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Totes : LUGS
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Compass point : ESE
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Cracker seeds : SESAME
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Binding fast : CHAINING
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Moon valley : RILL
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To ___ : ATEE
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College degree : BSC
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Water current : RACE
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Prepares : GETS
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King or Newhart : COMIC
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Beggar's, for one : OPERA
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Café customer : EATER
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Coffee flavor : MOCHA
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Noun suffix : ENCE
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U. S.-Canada treaty : NORAD
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Complaint : GRIPE
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Pre-final events, for short : SEMIS
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Left or right : TURN
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Alpine gear : SNOWSKIS
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Heroine of myth : ATALANTA
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Kazan : ELIA
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Peter, for one : TSAR
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Foot part : INSTEP
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Lazy ones : IDLERS
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Receptacle : VASE
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Division word : INTO
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Laurel or Musial : STAN
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Savoir faire : TACT
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"___ it for myself" : IGOT
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Designate : NAME
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Summer pest : GNAT
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Mineo : SAL
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Feminine suffix : INE

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

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