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Jim Page
Jim Page

UNITED THEY STAND

New York Times, Sunday, July 19, 1981

Author:
Jim Page
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 553 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 101, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
Jim Page has 84 pre-Shortz puzzles and 70 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

In 72-Down clue, "Moranville" should probably be "Maranville" (as in baseball Hall of Famer Rabbit Maranville); left as in the original.

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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,576
Across
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Wild duck : SCAUP
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Actor Morris : GREG
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Voiceless sound : SURD
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Wac's cousin : WAF
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Showed more endurance in negotiations : OUTSAT
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Pathway : LANE
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Abstract painter: 1879–1940 : KLEE
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Hungary's Nagy : IMRE
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Annual tax for Hurd and Tracy : PETERSPENCE
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Hoosier introduces Fox to Fleming : INDIANIAN
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Binnacle letters : SSE
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Japanese religion : SHINTO
29
Tops at St.-Tropez : BRAS
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Start of the 14th century : MCCCI
31
Author read by Bando and Stevens : SALINGER
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Common French verb : ETRE
34
Winning : AHEAD
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A Lauder : ESTEE
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Small cavity : AREOLE
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He played Marshal Dillon : ARNESS
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Wee : TEENY
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Jrs. of yesteryear : SRS
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Grants-in-___ : AID
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Sullivan and Begley : EDS
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Yield : CEDE
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L.B.J. pet : HER
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Sault ___ Marie : STE
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Bartók and Lewis become tardy : BELATED
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"In a cavern, in ___ . . . " : ACANYON
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Wolf's threat : GRR
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Arena prelims : SEMIS
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Bruno Walter, for one : MAESTRO
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Route for Geronimo : WARTRAIL
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Make over : REDO
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Kind of angle: Abbr. : OBL
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Dish shared by Byington, Young and Kesey : SPRINGCHICKEN
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Wrap-up : END
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A memorable Cobb : LEEJ
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Duck, as an issue : SIDESTEP
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Some British royalty : STUARTS
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Mother of Perseus : DANAE
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Thrice: Comb. form : TER
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Answers : REJOINS
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Surfacing traveled on by Davis and Smith : MACADAM
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Chopper : AXE
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Sothern or Harding : ANN
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B'way signs : SROS
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Liberian tribe : KRU
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Ring name : ALI
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Pitcher Young et al. : CYS
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N.Z. aborigine : MAORI
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Rode the combers : SURFED
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Site of Red Square : MOSCOW
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Pointed : AIMED
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___ metabolism : BASAL
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Astronaut Bean : ALAN
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Strauss opera taken in by Parseghian and Abzug : ARABELLA
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Island for honeymooners : ARUBA
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Billy or Pete : ROSE
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Irish statesman Eamon De ___ : VALERA
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Assn. for "Dr. J" : NBA
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Plant sown by Alpert and Helen's abductor : HERBPARIS
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Quartz mined by Hudson and Gayle : ROCKCRYSTAL
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Warriors that sound mischievous : IMPI
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Eden throwaway : CORE
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Contemporary of Dashiell : ERLE
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Roman conqueror's victim : SABINE
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Inquired, in Dogpatch : AST
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Belles in a fold : EWES
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Ending for fun or pun : STER
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Straits : NECKS
Down
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Bribes : SOPS
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Rods for "Fats" : CUES
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Bore witness : ATTESTED
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Bring into play : USE
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Soup garnish : PARSLEY
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Cap worn by Campbell and Moore : GLENGARRY
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Kin of ravers : RANTERS
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Concert bonus : ENCORE
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Predecessor of aitch : GEE
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Edged along : SKIRTED
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Of the forearm bone : ULNAR
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Aden-to-Suez waterway : REDSEA
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"Agnus ___" : DEI
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Rifle used by Elliot and Arthur : WINCHESTER
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Ecclesiastical vestments : AMICES
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Brawl : FRACAS
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Gold Coast tongue : TSHI
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Bagnold or Markey : ENID
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Fraternity ___ : PIN
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Smollett and T. Williams heroines : AMANDAS
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Disguise : BELIE
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Classic wanderer : AENEAS
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Catchall abbr. : ETC
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Bishopric : SEE
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Cereal grain : OAT
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Electrical unit : REL
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Granada girl : SENORITA
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Parts of lamps : HARPS
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Hidden obstacles : SNAGS
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Bric-a-___ : BRAC
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"Gandhi's Truth" author et al. : ERIKSONS
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Moslem prince : EMEER
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"I ___ Know What Time It Was" : DIDNT
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Parts of dols. : CTS
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Steinbrenner, for one : OWNER
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Bellyache : GRIPE
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Covers with topsoil : SODS
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Gelatin shaper : MOLD
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Position on the briny : ABEAM
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Actress Verdugo : ELENA
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G.I. at boot camp : RCT
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"Over ___" : THERE
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Admit : LETIN
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Bibliography entry : IDEM
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Breed of pigeon : NUN
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Kind of start for Nicklaus and Moranville : JACKRABBIT
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Attack verbally : ASSAIL
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Lobe weather-protector : EARFLAP
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Pedestrian run over by John and Nancy : JAYWALKER
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Postage ___ : DUE
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Without equal : ALONE
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Letters from Greece : XIS
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Sentimental : ROMANTIC
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Galena is one : ORE
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Partner for Imogene : SID
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Accumulates : AMASSES
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British boat : CORACLE
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Native of Indonesia : MALAYAN
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Strategic island in the Baltic Sea : SAREMA
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Seizes, as a throne : USURPS
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Scopes trial figure : DARROW
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Frolic : CAVORT
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Fortune, to a gypsy : BAHI
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River of France : LOIRE
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Bird's bill: Fr. : BEC
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Slips up : ERRS
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Set of elevators : BANK
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Foamy brews : ALES
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Red Baron, e.g. : ACE
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In medias ___ : RES
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Dir. at sea : SBE

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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