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Jim Page
Jim Page

TRANSPORT TIE-UP

New York Times, Sunday, August 29, 1982

Author:
Jim Page
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 502 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 106, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 18, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 20
Jim Page has 84 pre-Shortz puzzles and 70 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,982
Across
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Drillmaster's command : HALT
5
Mauna ___ : LOA
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Ling-Ling or Chia-Chia : PANDA
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Speech defect : LISP
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Greek epic : ILIAD
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Slip a cog : ERR
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Liquid fat : OLEIN
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___ en point : ENTE
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Strong glue : EPOXY
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Onassis : ARI
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Gets soaring contestants airborne : TOWSGLIDERS
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Contradicted : DENIED
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Bilko and Pepper : SGTS
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Robert Burns poem : TOALOUSE
32
Religious recluse : EREMITE
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Muse of comedy : THALIA
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Anaconda : BOA
38
Aerial bombs : ROCS
41
Fortification : REDAN
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Chemical endings : ENES
43
Tolkien creature : ENT
44
Debris, at sea : FLOATAGE
46
S.R.O. sites : THEATS
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Arm bones : ULNAS
51
Eliot's "___ Deronda" : DANIEL
52
Custard-filled pastry : ECLAIR
54
Joy Adamson's charge : ELSA
56
Packs citrus fruits : CRATESLEMONS
59
Actress Adams et al. : MAUDES
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Inhabitant : PEOPLER
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J. B. Rhine specialty : ESP
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Plato dialogue : ION
68
PBS program : NOVA
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Men below a marquess : EARLS
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Elevates vehicles, as in a garage : LIFTSCARS
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Peaks : ACMES
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"Das Rheingold" role : ERDA
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Ending for cash : IER
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" . . . woman ___ her way!": Holmes : HAS
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Budd's beaters : LASHERS
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Forks out : SPENDS
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Emulates Sunny Jim Fitzsimmons : TRAINSHORSES
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Rabbit ___ : EARS
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Supply oxygen : AERATE
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Perle's kin : MESTAS
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Beanie wearer : FROSH
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Bearing : MANNER
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In a trifling way : PALTRILY
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Long, long time : EON
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Bash : SOCK
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Cordage fiber : ISTLE
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Wood sorrels : OCAS
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King of Judah : ASA
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"To ___": Burns : AMOUSE
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Resilient : ELASTIC
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Point or aim again : REDIRECT
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___-majesté : LESE
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An Iranian language : SAKIAN
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Sends out motorcycles : SHIPSWHEELS
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Erode : EAT
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River in Brazil : NEGRO
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"___ Tired," Beatles song : IMSO
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She created the Moffats : ESTES
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Prefix with cool or cook : PRE
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Pool person : STENO
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Hammer part : PEEN
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Eye fixedly : STARE
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Diocese : SEE
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Magi guide : STAR
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Darted : HIED
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Mont Blanc, e.g. : ALPE
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He has his pride : LION
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Maneuvers grounded jets : TAXIESAIRPLANES
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Greensward : LEA
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Ex-Bruin great : ORR
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Awn : ARISTA
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Size of paper : POTT
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Cather's "___ Lady" : ALOST
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"I Love ___ York" : NEW
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Aloof : DISTANT
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A Bantu language : ANGOLESE
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Byron heroine : LEILA
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___-European : INDO
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A general in 1778 : STEUBEN
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___ non grata : PERSONA
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Textile worker : DYER
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Medieval tales : LAIS
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Laps, perhaps : SEATS
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The old man: Ger. : DERALTE
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Most lamblike : GENTLEST
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Queen Elizabeth's sis : MEG
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___ fixes : IDEES
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Writer Lafcadio : HEARN
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P.O. category : RFD
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Pay follower : OLA
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An SST : CONCORDE
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Freshwater ducks : TEALS
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Sheep or swine : HAMPSHIRE
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A–U connection : EIO
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Part of N.A. : USA
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Gets Hawks and Doves aloft : LAUNCHESROCKETS
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Musical symbol : CLEF
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K–O connection : LMN
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Whodunit first name : ERLE
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Bors, for one : SIR
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Maid or cook : DOMESTIC
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Ad infinitum : EVER
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Soprano Silvia : SASS
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Kues' predecessors : PEES
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Holliday's pal : EARP
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Frogner Park site : OSLO
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N.Y.C. transit : IRT
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Rats of a sort : CANARIES
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Aide-de-camp: Abbr. : ASST
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Charm or poise : ASSET
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Negev locale: Abbr. : ISR
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Ornamental bands : ARMLETS
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Morse-code signal : DAH
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Rows : RANKS
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Lat. epic : AEN
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Seven: Comb. form : HEPTA
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Pitches woo : SMOOCHES
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Pie ___ mode : ALA
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CBS is one : SYS
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Hopes' companions : FEARS
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Vitamin C source : ROSEHIP
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Stop ___ : ONADIME
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Least obtuse : ACUTEST
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Hirt and Pacino : ALS
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Merganser : SMEW
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Hibernates : SLEEPS
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Torch's crime : ARSON
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Aunt in "Oklahoma!" : ELLER
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Fleming and Smith : IANS
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___ dixit : IPSE
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Being : ESSE
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"___ a Kick Out of You" : IGET
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Author Bontemps : ARNA
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Record-breaking horse : NOOR
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Letter from Greece : ETA
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"We ___ not amused" : ARE
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Place for a driver : TEE

Answer summary: 15 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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