DOUBLES

New York Times, Sunday, October 13, 1985

Author:Joel D. Lafargue
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 75, Avg Word Len: 5.23, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 520 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 116, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 19, XRef: 0
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© 1985, The New York Times
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1. Dieter's dish : SALAD
6. Quick summary : RECAP
11. Prentiss and Hawkins : PAULAS
17. "Sadie ___ . . . ," Berlin song : SALOME
18. Avoid the shoes and rice : ELOPE
19. Do favors for : OBLIGE
20. TV detective series : SIMONANDSIMON
22. Radio's "___ Family" : ONEMANS
24. " . . . then maids dance in ___": Nashe : ARING
25. Marion or major ending : ETTE
26. Charity acronym : CARE
28. Tower town : PISA
29. Reaction of a sort : RISE
30. Medieval jacket : CORSET
32. "Do I ___ Waltz?" : HEARA
34. Turner or Hentoff : NAT
35. Very small degree : ACE
36. This comes before stress : SEAM
37. Bradley and Sharif : OMARS
39. November list : SLATE
41. Together : HANDINHAND
45. Lennon's widow : ONO
46. Garment cuts : ALINES
47. One of the Near Islands : ATTU
48. Praying figure : ORANT
50. Three-time P.G.A. champ : SNEAD
51. Designations : TITLES
54. Disagreement : RIFT
55. When presented for payment : ONDEMAND
58. Neighbor of Pisces : ARIES
59. Aerobatic maneuver : LOOPTHELOOP
62. Moo ___ gai pan : GOO
63. Malodorous : GAMY
64. Heavenly headpiece : HALO
65. Doctorow's "___ Lake" : LOON
66. Sunnybrook of fiction : FARM
67. Ouray was one : UTE
68. Verbatim : WORDFORWORD
72. Breadwinner's good news : RAISE
73. Shipping routes : SEALANES
75. One of the Rayong throng : THAI
76. Incendiarized : BURNED
77. Cans : FIRES
78. German sculptor–wood carver: c.1440–1533 : STOSS
79. "___ Camera": Van Druten : IAMA
80. Make ___ (resist) : ASTAND
82. Enjoyed the taramasalata : ATE
83. In direct confrontation : HEADTOHEAD
88. ___ Khan, Kipling tiger : SHERE
89. Clangor : BLARE
91. Eye her with desire : LEER
92. "Whackswork" : AXE
93. Comparative ending : IER
94. Dismal, to Donne : DREAR
96. Nabbed : NAILED
99. Where Brunei is : ASIA
100. This might be double : DATE
102. Composer Wilder : ALEC
103. Ligurian Sea tributary : ARNO
104. Boardwalker? : ACTOR
105. Plain : EVIDENT
107. Sampler message : HOMESWEETHOME
111. Become known : EMERGE
112. T. S. Eliot's "Sweeney ___" : ERECT
113. Fusses with feathers? : PREENS
114. Spaniard who wrote "Dark Wedding": 1943 : SENDER
115. Heliacal : SOLAR
116. Stags' mates : HINDS
1. Three-stringed instrument : SAMISEN
2. Romberg's "One ___" : ALONE
3. Shelley of "Cheers" fame : LONG
4. Its sym. is the caduceus : AMA
5. Sanctum : DEN
6. Takes five : RESTS
7. Like the four hundred : ELITE
8. Advene : COMETO
9. Address at Pendleton : APO
10. Taste : PENCHANT
11. ___ a church mouse : POORAS
12. Cartoonist Dean : ABNER
13. Rubber source : ULE
14. Hobble : LIMP
15. Repeatedly : AGAINANDAGAIN
16. Perceived via touch, etc. : SENSATE
17. Watergate judge : SIRICA
20. Caldwell or Cooke : SARAH
21. Stuffed beef casing : DERMA
23. Surfeits : SATES
27. Prefix at NASA : AERO
30. Logical coins? : CENTS
31. Where the Koolau Range is : OAHU
33. Inattentive : ASLEEP
36. Developers' concerns : SITES
38. Updike's "A ___ of Sundays" : MONTH
40. Author O'Flaherty : LIAM
42. Former boss in Cook Co., Ill. : DALEY
43. " . . . had ___ to shroud his head": Heywood : NOROOF
44. Plumbing problem : DRIP
46. Off ___ (sporadically) : ANDON
49. Astern : AFT
50. Headwear with a net : SNOOD
51. Iberian river : TAGUS
52. In high dudgeon : IRATE
53. Malcolm McDowell film: 1979 : TIMEAFTERTIME
55. Genus of swans : OLOR
56. Vikings : NORSE
57. Like the Capitol : DOMED
59. ___ and penates : LARES
60. Early auto maker : OLDS
61. Kay Thompson best seller: 1955 : ELOISE
64. Used an oilstone : HONED
66. Reza Pahlavi's widow : FARAH
68. Put on the alert : WARNED
69. Kind of sheep or civet : OTTER
70. Ar, in Athens : RHO
71. Be convincing : WASH
72. Grapevine growth : RUMOR
74. Mendacious person : LIAR
76. Diminished : BATED
78. Dietary taboo, for some : STARCHES
79. ___ fixe : IDEE
80. Dramatic ploy : ASIDE
81. Bunches of grain : SHEAVES
82. Side petals, in botany : ALAE
84. Sanction : ALLOW
85. Singer Sheena and family : EASTONS
86. Established principles : AXIOMS
87. "The Wreck of the Mary ___": Innes : DEARE
89. Noted German-American cabinetmaker : BELTER
90. Smalto, e.g. : ENAMEL
95. Distance to the target : RANGE
97. Tree with egg-shaped nuts : ARECA
98. Tchr. : INSTR
99. Longed (for) : ACHED
101. Hagman's co-star, once : EDEN
104. Solar disk : ATEN
106. Kind of shrew : ERD
108. Minero's discovery : ORO
109. N.T. book : EPH
110. "___ tu," Verdi aria : ERI

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