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Jim Page
Jim Page

New York Times, Saturday, September 18, 1976

Author:
Jim Page
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J Q V Y Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17
Jim Page has 84 pre-Shortz puzzles and 70 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,898
Across
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Mil. award : DSM
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Aviator's award: Abbr. : DFC
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All together : ENMASSE
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Printers' org. : ITU
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Post-office unit: Abbr. : RLO
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Sentimental : MAUDLIN
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Clean again : RESWEEP
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Out of the rain : INDOORS
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Put in a box: Fr. : ENCAISSER
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Tiny : WEE
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Roman 260 : CCLX
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Possessive : HER
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Animal class: Abbr. : SSP
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Have a finger in ___ : THEPIE
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Train anew : RESCHOOL
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Wave, in Marseilles : ONDE
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Agitated : SHOOKUP
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Tend to : CAREFOR
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Library cubicles : CARRELS
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Major Bowes's hour : AMATEUR
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In a ___ (upset) : SNIT
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One who opposes : RESISTER
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Old fellow : GAFFER
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Fraction: Abbr. : PCT
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Somewhat: Suffix : ISH
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Shouts, in Italy : URLA
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Prefix for puncture : ACU
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To a sickening degree : ADNAUSEAM
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Match prank : HOTFOOT
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Ruth McKenney's sister et al. : EILEENS
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Armpits : AXILLAE
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Dakota Indian : REE
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U. S. humorist : ADE
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Bird markers : BANDERS
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A.M.A. members : DRS
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Draft org. : SSS
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Kind of current or evidence : DIRECT
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Foul odor : STENCH
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Weight-lifter's pride : MUSCLE
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Three, in Bonn : DREI
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Made meatier, in writing : FLESHEDOUT
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Thicket : COPSE
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Moslem title : EMIR
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Miss Fabray, to friends : NAN
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Slinger's ammo : MUD
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Fuss : ADO
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Tortoise, e.g. : SLOWPOKE
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Father : SIRE
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Mass. motto word : ENSE
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Become lyrical : WAXPOETIC
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"To ___ is human" : ERR
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Slag : SCORIA
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Hot-temper symbol : SHORTFUSE
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Overrun : INFEST
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Getaways: Abbr. : ESCS
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Impresser of seamen : SHANGHAIER
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Aged, in Dublin : OUL
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Certain discs : LPS
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Letter R, in Naples : ERRE
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Auto : CAR
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French soul : AME
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Friend of Czar Nicholas : RASPUTIN
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Get ___ of : RID
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___ a bird : FREEAS
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African antelopes : ELANDS
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Egyptian king : RAMSES
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Puppet Mortimer : SNERD
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Pequod's captain : AHAB
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Hip joint : COXA
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Sweetsop : ATES
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Rubber trees : ULES
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Playing area: Abbr. : FLD
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Cheer : OLE
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Paddle : OAR

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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