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Jim Page
Jim Page

New York Times, Tuesday, September 3, 1974

25-Across : Get-together, Indian style

Author:
Jim Page
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 14, XRef: 0, 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. 9,152
Across
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Iwo ___ : JIMA
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"___ the night ... " : TWAS
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College degree : MSC
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False god : IDOL
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___ luego : HASTA
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Numerical prefix: Var. : DEKA
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Leader of the flock : BELLWETHER
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Rustic poem : IDYL
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Corrode : EAT
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TV's Johnson : ARTE
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Bicycle for Daisy : TANDEM
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Khan et al. : AGAS
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"___ Without a Cause" : REBEL
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Get-together, Indian style : POWWOW
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Lost in thought : BEMUSED
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Outsider of a sort : ALIEN
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Characteristic : TRAIT
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___ well (agree) : SIT
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Tax, in Britain : CESS
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Defeats soundly : WHIPS
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Tennis score : LOVE
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Mature : AGE
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Fathers : SIRES
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God's second mistake, to Nietzsche : WOMAN
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Emblem of authority : SCEPTER
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Last words : THEEND
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French queen : REINE
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___ tube (TV) : BOOB
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Card game : ECARTE
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Routines : RUTS
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Strive : VIE
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Sites : LOCI
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Gliding lilghtly : SKITTERING
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Miss Sommer : ELKE
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Dealt a blow : SMOTE
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Theater org. : ANTA
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Lost and Found, etc. : ADS
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Ending for road or gang : STER
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Thug : HOOD
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Agree with : JIBE
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View : IDEA
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Cast off : MOLT
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___ and sundry : ALL
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Nature in ___ : THERAW
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L.A. area : WATTS
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Pro-circuit man : ASHE
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Anne or Agnes: Abbr. : STE
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Like Paul Pry : MEDDLESOME
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Island off Scotland : SKYE
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Unruffled : CALM
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Twin of Apollo : ARTEMIS
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Eats : DINES
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Police van : WAGON
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Touch : ABUT
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Strikes terror : AWES
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Gathers : REAPS
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S. A. rodent : PACA
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Cassini et al. : OLEGS
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Wags' offerings : WISECRACKS
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Pipe : BRIER
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Couch : DIVAN
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"___ cheers!" : THREE
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Do bar work : TEND
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"___ for the Prosecution" : WITNESS
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"Compulsion" kidnapper : LOEB
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___ and polish : SPIT
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"___ woods these are ... " : WHOSE
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Creepy : EERIE
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Walk unsteadily : TOTTER
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Montana city : BUTTE
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Old Greek city : ELEA
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Kind of turkey, or war : COLD
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Raise a disturbance : RIOT
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"In ___ veritas" : VINO
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"___ each life ... " : INTO
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Old oath : EGAD
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Metric measures: Abbr. : KMS
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Cheer : RAH

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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