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Jim Page
Jim Page

New York Times, Thursday, September 19, 1974

Author: Jim Page
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.76, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Jim Page has 84 pre-Shortz puzzles and 70 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,168
Across Down
1. Stirs : ADOS
5. Marquand’s sleuth : MOTO
9. Clean the deck : SWAB
13. Large cat : PUMA
14. Kind of lung or horse : IRON
15. Skyline sight : SPIRE
16. Do a job at the U. N. : TRANSLATE
18. ___-tonk : HONKY
19. Expecting the worst : ONTENTERHOOKS
21. Suit to ___ : ATEE
22. Plant beard : AWN
23. Linemen: Abbr. : RGS
26. U. S. draft org. : SSS
27. Vestment : ALB
28. Relative of eterne : EER
31. Skill, in Italy : ARTE
33. Disparage : BELITTLE
35. Prominent Ukrainian : LEONIDIBREZHNEV
39. Fuel source : PEATMOSS
40. Place for a trough : EAVE
41. Elevations: Abbr. : HTS
42. Wheat or corn ___ : PIT
43. Merle Miller subject: Abbr. : HST
46. Salt, in Paris : SEL
47. Storage place : BIN
48. Full of miseries : ACHY
50. Like J.F.K. and Khrushchev in 1962 : ATLOGGERHEADS
56. Louisiana sight : BAYOU
57. Kind of feature : REDEEMING
59. Peter et al. : ARNOS
60. Ottoman standard : ALEM
61. Silkworm : ERIA
62. Kind of organ : REED
63. Breckinridge : MYRA
64. Aerialists’ safeguards : NETS
1. Inclined : APT
2. Spanish peso : DURO
3. Arabian area : OMAN
4. “Nobody shoots at ___ . . . ” (Smith) : SANTA
5. A. A. et al. : MILNES
6. Spouts forth : ORATES
7. Lug : TOTE
8. Distinctive person : ONER
9. Golf club : SPOON
10. One of forty : WINK
11. Refuges : ARKS
12. Tunisian ruler : BEY
15. Movies, theater, etc. : SHOWBIZ
17. Tennis divisions : SETS
20. Prussian city : HALLE
23. Edwards or Nader : RALPH
24. Play the hostess : GREET
25. Promenades : STOAS
27. Chalice cover : AER
28. Heating vessels : ETNAS
29. French student : ELEVE
30. Make merry : REVEL
32. Doorway: Abbr. : ENT
33. Gun pellets : BBS
34. Article : THE
36. Profane : IMPIOUS
37. Activist’s concern : DOING
38. One involved: Suffix : IST
43. More callous : HARDER
44. Outllne : SCHEMA
45. Biblical pronoun : THEE
47. Worm or bath : BLOOD
49. Mandarin’s residence : YAMEN
50. Swiss river : AARE
51. River to the North Sea : TYNE
52. Metric weight : GRAM
53. Slippery : EELY
54. Kind of straits : DIRE
55. Excited state : SNIT
56. Ballet-practice aid : BAR
58. Fuel : GAS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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