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Jim Page
Jim Page

New York Times, Thursday, August 21, 1975

Author:
Jim Page
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, 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.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,504
Across
1. Slovenly one : SLOB
5. ___ bus (commuted) : RODEA
10. Wife of Zeus : HERA
14. Tropical tree : TOLU
15. Moslem prince : AMEER
16. Schooling: Abbr. : EDUC
17. Summer drinks : AGES
18. Large salamander : HELLBENDER
20. Sheep of the Rockies : BIGHORNS
22. ___ occasions (seldom) : ONRARE
23. Bleats : BAAS
24. Say grace : PRAY
25. Xmas door hanging : WREATH
28. "Save ___" : THETIGER
32. Medicinal sources : HERBS
33. Prosody units : MORAE
34. Ike's command : ETO
35. Singer Anita : ODAY
36. Place for a lodge button : LAPEL
37. Midge : GNAT
38. "___ still!" : SIT
39. "___ a man is but a mind" : TOMEN
40. Artist's subject : PIETA
41. Death feigners : OPOSSUMS
43. Kinds, in France : SORTES
44. " . . . ___ lean and hungry look" : HASA
45. Lake Chad native : SHUA
46. Ancient Italian : SABINE
49. Waterfront pest : WHARFRAT
53. African reptiles : PUFFADDERS
55. Sly : FOXY
56. Basic Latin word : ERAT
57. Not rented : UNLET
58. Reveling cry : EVOE
59. Back talk : SASS
60. Java-sparrow genus : PADDA
61. Wash. people : SENS
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1. Dagger wound : STAB
2. City in Lombardy : LOGI
3. Cassini : OLEG
4. African lemur : BUSHBABY
5. Stadium sounds : RAHRAH
6. Auguries : OMENS
7. Convention people: Abbr. : DELS
8. Kind of grass : EEL
9. Like the koala or sloth : ARBOREAL
10. English king : HENRYI
11. Norse writing : EDDA
12. Sorry one : RUER
13. God's ___ : ACRE
19. Growing out : ENATE
21. Feedbag contents : OATS
24. Mind: Prefix : PHREN
25. Word with ever : WHOSO
26. Treat, as a candle : REDIP
27. Muse : ERATO
28. Hits the bottle : TOPES
29. Civet's relative : GENET
30. Age, in Italian poetry : ETATE
31. Church courts : ROTAS
33. Family member : MAMMA
36. Botched : LOUSEDUP
37. Large animals : GIRAFFES
39. Ethiopian lake : TSANA
40. Preside at tea : POUR
42. Swing and lobster : SHIFTS
43. Calif. mountain : SHASTA
45. Amount of evidence : SHRED
46. Goddess of hope : SPES
47. Atmosphere : AURA
48. College degrees : BFAS
49. Join together : WELD
50. Wander : ROVE
51. Nerve-cell process : AXON
52. Nautical chains : TYES
54. Acid: Abbr. : DNA

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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