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Jim Page
Jim Page

New York Times, Wednesday, July 28, 1976

Author:
Jim Page
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 43, Avg Word Len: 5.20, Missing: { K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
Jim Page has 84 pre-Shortz puzzles and 70 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,846
Across
1. Goes to the plate : BATS
5. Mexican dance : BAMBA
10. ___ off (get rid of) : FOB
13. U.S. writer : AGEE
14. Reed instruments : OBOES
15. New Guinea port : LAE
16. Beethoven's last : NINTH
18. Maine U. site : ORONO
19. Ma Bell : ATT
20. Author of "The Lionheads" : JOSIAHBUNTING
23. Full of: Suffix : OSE
24. Crochet formations : LOOPS
25. Israel's Abba : EBAN
28. Worthy ___ (important) : OFNOTE
29. Bolivian town : HUATA
30. Finnish town : NURMES
32. Realm for Peter or Ivan : TSARDOM
34. "___ a Man" : ENDAS
35. Thick-soled shoes : CLOGS
36. Adriatic port : TRIESTE
38. Old Irish levies : COYNES
39. Cut short, at Canaveral : ABORT
40. Marketplaces : AGORAS
42. "___ you dare!" : DONT
43. Frugal one : SAVER
44. Consume : EAT
47. Certain snake's warning words : DONTTREADONME
51. Sellout sign : SRO
53. "___ America singing" : IHEAR
54. ___ campaign (dirty politics) : SMEAR
55. Haul : TOW
56. Musical lament : DIRGE
57. Gaelic : ERSE
58. Poetic word : EEN
59. Mitigated : EASED
60. Flag maker : ROSS
Down
1. "O, Susanna" instrument : BANJO
2. Exchange premiums : AGIOS
3. Uptight : TENSE
4. Bristle: Prefix : SETI
5. Boners : BOOBOOS
6. Sudden : ABRUPT
7. Horizon sight : MOONSET
8. Inclination : BENT
9. Of oneself: Fr. : ASOI
10. Emblem on a colonial banner : FLAGBADGE
11. Cereal grass : OAT
12. Use the $2 window : BET
17. Occasional position of the colors : HALFMAST
21. ___ Injun : HONEST
22. Nerve cells : NEURONS
26. ___ of the coin : ATOSS
27. Viet ___ : NAM
28. " . . . in ___ form a more perfect union" : ORDERTO
29. Banner-hoisting lines : HALYARDS
30. Nerve, in Italy : NERBO
31. Reversed, as a flag of distress : UNIONDOWN
33. ___ bull's-eye : SCOREA
36. Young one : TAD
37. Spring observances : EASTERS
38. Kind of wagon : COVERED
41. Fix-it shop : GARAGE
44. Spanish month : ENERO
45. Pile up : AMASS
46. Shoulder muscle : TERES
48. Pheasant brood : NIDE
49. Having sulfur: Prefix : THIA
50. Hebrew measure : OMER
51. Sault ___ Marie : STE
52. Shad dish : ROE

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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