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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

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Across
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Goes to the plate : BATS
5
Mexican dance : BAMBA
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___ off (get rid of) : FOB
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U.S. writer : AGEE
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Reed instruments : OBOES
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New Guinea port : LAE
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Beethoven's last : NINTH
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Maine U. site : ORONO
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Ma Bell : ATT
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Author of "The Lionheads" : JOSIAHBUNTING
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Full of: Suffix : OSE
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Crochet formations : LOOPS
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Israel's Abba : EBAN
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Worthy ___ (important) : OFNOTE
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Bolivian town : HUATA
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Finnish town : NURMES
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Realm for Peter or Ivan : TSARDOM
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"___ a Man" : ENDAS
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Thick-soled shoes : CLOGS
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Adriatic port : TRIESTE
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Old Irish levies : COYNES
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Cut short, at Canaveral : ABORT
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Marketplaces : AGORAS
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"___ you dare!" : DONT
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Frugal one : SAVER
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Consume : EAT
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Certain snake's warning words : DONTTREADONME
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Sellout sign : SRO
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"___ America singing" : IHEAR
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___ campaign (dirty politics) : SMEAR
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Haul : TOW
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Musical lament : DIRGE
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Gaelic : ERSE
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Poetic word : EEN
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Mitigated : EASED
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Flag maker : ROSS
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"O, Susanna" instrument : BANJO
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Exchange premiums : AGIOS
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Uptight : TENSE
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Bristle: Prefix : SETI
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Boners : BOOBOOS
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Sudden : ABRUPT
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Horizon sight : MOONSET
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Inclination : BENT
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Of oneself: Fr. : ASOI
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Emblem on a colonial banner : FLAGBADGE
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Cereal grass : OAT
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Use the $2 window : BET
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Occasional position of the colors : HALFMAST
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___ Injun : HONEST
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Nerve cells : NEURONS
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___ of the coin : ATOSS
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Viet ___ : NAM
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" . . . in ___ form a more perfect union" : ORDERTO
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Banner-hoisting lines : HALYARDS
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Nerve, in Italy : NERBO
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Reversed, as a flag of distress : UNIONDOWN
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___ bull's-eye : SCOREA
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Young one : TAD
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Spring observances : EASTERS
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Kind of wagon : COVERED
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Fix-it shop : GARAGE
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Spanish month : ENERO
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Pile up : AMASS
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Shoulder muscle : TERES
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Pheasant brood : NIDE
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Having sulfur: Prefix : THIA
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Hebrew measure : OMER
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Sault ___ Marie : STE
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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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