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Jim Page
Jim Page

CACHED CASH

New York Times, Sunday, August 23, 1987

Author:
Jim Page
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 500 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 112, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
Jim Page has 84 pre-Shortz puzzles and 70 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,802
Across
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Regional plant and animal life : BIOTA
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Tar's cleaner : SWAB
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Romanov bigwig, once : TSAR
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"Bus Stop" playwright : INGE
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Flynn of "Captain Blood" : ERROL
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" . . . so ___ as a day in June?" : RARE
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River embankment : LEVEE
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Mint devices : DIES
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Wealthy women cover up a shilling? : NABOBESSES
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Mexican's shoe bottoms show very little change? : CREPESOLES
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Sonnet finale : SESTET
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Cobra or parka feature : HOOD
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Like neon : INERT
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Senegal finish : ESE
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Hurdled : LEAPT
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Andalusian capital : MALAGA
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Gobi stopovers : OASES
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Gymnasium or stadium : PALESTRA
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Needlework instruments : STILETTOS
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Gold, in Genova : ORO
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"Honi ___ qui mal y pense" : SOIT
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___ Koussi, peak in Chad : EMI
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Shocked : AGHAST
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Clairvoyants : SEERS
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Cotton fabrics : PLISSES
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Housebuilder, e.g. : ERECTER
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Proscribed : TABOO
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Norway's capital : OSLO
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Thespian's milieu : STAGE
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Commedia dell'___ : ARTE
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Bantu language : ZULU
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City in Nigeria : EDE
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Bucharest dweller : ROMANIAN
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Mont Blanc is one : ALP
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Dianne Feinstein keeps some French bread under wraps? : SANFRANCISCAN
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R.W.R.'s Lucky, e.g. : PET
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Ex-Oakland baseballer : SALBANDO
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Huck's pal : TOM
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Actress Markey : ENID
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Mast support : STAY
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Great race horse of the 60's : KELSO
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Kind of silk or sugar : SPUN
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Lengthy yarns : SAGAS
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Vanishing place : THINAIR
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Antediluvian : ANCIENT
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Rousseau classic : EMILE
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Subject of the 17th Amendment : SENATE
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"Winterset" hero : MIO
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Pres. and P.M. : LDRS
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Memorable Scala : GIA
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Actresses Nancy and Corinne : MARCHANDS
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Of a river bank : RIPARIAN
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Sheik's household members : HAREM
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Wind over, as a film : REREEL
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School for Pierre : ECOLE
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Royal-flush card : ACE
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"You may drive out nature with ___ . . . ": Horace : AFORK
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Makes indistinct : DIMS
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Starr namesakes : RINGOS
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S. African rock group collects moola? : DURANDURAN
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Kobe rebels have old currency? : DISSENTERS
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Ditty-box kin : ETUI
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Employing : USING
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Zeno's birthplace : ELEA
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Like a Stephen King novel : EERIE
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Mailed : SENT
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Prefix for carp or crine : ENDO
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Comedian Foxx : REDD
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Settlings : DREGS
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Gazzara and Franklin : BENS
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"Dies ___" : IRAE
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Eyes, in poesy : ORBS
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Play on a flute : TOOTLE
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"Tiny Alice" playwright and family : ALBEES
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U.S.C. upperclassmen, e.g. : SRS
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Pipits' British cousins : WASHTAILS
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Mars: Comb. form : AREO
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Twig brooms : BESOMS
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Hosp. offering : TLC
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Soap writer hatches a plot about an Iranian coin? : SERIALIST
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Emulate Nemesis : AVENGE
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Battologize : REPEAT
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Knot-tying words : IDO
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McKinley's birthplace : NILES
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Simpletons : GEESE
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Sigmoid shapes : ESSES
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Rocket follower : EER
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Les ___-Unis : ETATS
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Flunky : STOOGE
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Iraq export : DATES
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One who sets forth with a quid in his pocket? : PROPOUNDER
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Whitewashes : LIMES
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School of painters: c. 1908 : ASHCAN
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Fort Bragg, e.g. : POST
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Precinct : AREA
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U.S. banker-philanthropist: 1867-1933 : LOEB
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Textile worker : TAREMAN
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Roof repairer : TILER
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Anchor position : ATRIP
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Bristles : SETAE
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English river : TRENT
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Russell nickname : ROZ
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The March King : SOUSA
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Pop : SODA
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Selfish fellow swallows a penny? : EGOCENTRIC
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Ovid's "___ Amatoria" : ARS
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Taller and leaner : LANKIER
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Tolkien creature : ENT
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Licorice-flavored seed : ANISE
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Aides: Abbr. : ASSTS
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Potter's wheel : LATHE
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Unmixed : PLAIN
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Coming next: Abbr. : FOL
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"___ fan tutte": Mozart : COSI
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Urge on : IMPEL
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Cognomen : BYNAME
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Barrier : DAM
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S.S.R. dig unearths a German coin? : SAMARKAND
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Cat-___-tails : ONINE
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In one's birthday suit : UNDRESSED
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Caron role : GIGI
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President of Albania : ALIA
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Actor Penn : SEAN
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Cossack chief : ATAMAN
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Put into dots and dashes : CODED
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Germ : SPORE
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Lindsay's collaborator : CROUSE
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Ill. city : HERRIN
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Kind of pitch : SLIDER
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Adjusted precisely : ALINED
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Lessee : RENTER
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Orcus, to Plato : HADES
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Shrewd : ACUTE
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Summer TV fare : RERUN
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N.J. inst. : FDU
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Eight furlongs : MILE
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Actor Richard : GERE
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Not a dup. : ORIG
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Wind dirs. : SSES
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River island : AIT
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___ Dinh Diem of S. Vietnam : NGO
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Melancholy : SAD

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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