DOUBLE TAKES

New York Times, Sunday, March 4, 1984

Author: Jack L. Steinhardt
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 512 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 119, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
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1. Canaanites' deity : BAAL
5. Son of Jacob and Zilpah : ASHER
10. Venetian traveler : POLO
14. Rolled steel : SLAB
18. Rounds for a certain fighter : AMMO
19. Permission : LEAVE
20. Mosquito : AEDES
21. Transcribe : COPY
22. Harlow's inheritance : JEANSGENES
24. Vessel for oarsmen : CREWSCRUSE
26. Earthworms : ANNELIDS
27. Docent's relative : TUTOR
29. Moslem decrees : IRADES
30. Kenny Rogers hit : LADY
31. Wisent : BISON
32. Dandy : FOP
33. Author-columnist Joseph : ALSOP
36. Spy's necessity : COVER
37. Lab tube : PIPETTE
41. ___ bene : NOTA
42. Koussevitzky's crescendos : SERGESSURGES
46. Butter : RAM
47. Mideast diplomat : EBAN
48. Kirghizian range or valley : ALAI
49. Disgusting person : TOAD
50. Diva's delight : SOLO
51. Word of dissent : NAY
52. Pygmy power : MITEMIGHT
56. Wolfe's creator : STOUT
57. Detailed exposition : TREATISE
60. Fillet border : ORLE
61. Carr's "The ___ in the Waxworks" : CORPSE
62. Regimen, in Reims : DIETE
63. Precursor of a reaper : SOWER
64. Corday's target : MARAT
65. Sec. of State after Vance : MUSKIE
67. Speaker of the diamond : TRIS
68. Like many a saint : MARTYRED
71. Russian workers' collective : ARTEL
72. Vista on a tourist's postcard : SEENSCENE
74. Mined find : ORE
75. ___-Carlo Menotti : GIAN
76. Possessor of Mjollnir : THOR
78. Itinerary abbr. : RTES
79. Star of "Scarface" in 1932 : MUNI
80. "Agnus ___" : DEI
81. Rubs V.I.P.'s the wrong way : GRATESGREATS
85. Sacred Egyptian bull : APIS
86. Actor from Pen Argyl, Pa. : ALDORAY
88. His magic helped Prospero : ARIEL
89. Frozen wintry coating : SLEET
90. Like Leroy Brown : BAD
91. Fluffs : SLIPS
92. Together, in music : ADUE
94. Symphony originally named "Bonaparte" : EROICA
97. Greek name for Orcus : PLUTO
98. Hampers : TRAMMELS
102. Peak pip : BUTTEBEAUT
104. Pot cover, e.g. : SAVORSAVER
106. Higher-pitched English horn : OBOE
107. Its capital is St.-Etienne : LOIRE
108. Not the others : THESE
109. Hebrides island : IONA
110. Absolutely not, poetically : NEER
111. They can be tight or loose : ENDS
112. Auricularly appendaged : EARED
113. Smaller amount : LESS
1. ___ California : BAJA
2. Kind of corner : AMEN
3. Galsworthy's "___ of Devon" : AMAN
4. Individual's request at a bank : LONELOAN
5. Cold : ALGID
6. Rundown : SEEDY
7. Late actor Conried : HANS
8. Conductor Queler : EVE
9. Impatient : RESTIVE
10. Noted Argentine name : PERON
11. Carpathian river : ODER
12. Comedian Lehr: 1896–1950 : LEW
13. Ultraconservative : OSSIFIED
14. Minor to-do : SCRAPE
15. Kind of mouth or speaker : LOUD
16. Chevet : APSE
17. Tournament slots : BYES
20. Young and Mature : ACTORS
23. Cuff : SLAP
25. Short riding whips : CROPS
28. Exploits : USES
31. Strong truck or cart : BOGIE
33. In connection with : ANENT
34. Having rounded projections : LOBAR
35. Remained decorous : STAYEDSTAID
36. Box : CRATE
37. Links org. : PGA
38. Acting Boy Scouts : TROOPTROUPE
39. Cliff slope : TALUS
40. Emulate Cabotin : EMOTE
42. Heavy silk fabric : SAMITE
43. Molière character : ELISE
44. Father of Excalibur's owner : UTHER
45. Trumpery : ROT
50. Deviate : STRAY
53. Victor or Roger : MOORE
54. Apollo 15 astronaut : IRWIN
55. Sharon of "Cagney and Lacey" : GLESS
56. Catalogue : SORT
58. Senlin's creator : AIKEN
59. European linden : TEIL
61. Loving gesture : CARESS
63. Cordwood measure : STERE
64. "Olympia" artist : MANET
65. One of the Gabors : MAGDA
66. An archangel : URIEL
68. Bismuth, e.g. : METAL
69. Pyle or Banks : ERNIE
70. Jefferson was one : DEIST
72. Fuddler : SOT
73. Montana Indians : CREES
76. Fit for barter : TRADABLE
77. Timothy produces it : HAY
79. Knight's protection : MALEMAIL
81. Decorate : GRACE
82. Respectful gesture : SALUTE
83. Fortitude : GRIT
84. Snappy comeback : RIPOSTE
87. ___ dictum : OBITER
89. Amounts : SUMS
91. Speaks carelessly : SLURS
92. Developed : AROSE
93. Threw down the gauntlet : DARED
94. Poetic dark hue : EBON
95. Agrestic one : RUBE
96. An Amerind : OTOE
97. Indemnified : PAID
98. Former name of Kalinin, U.S.S.R. : TVER
99. Cry at Pan's parties : EVOE
100. Meniscus : LENS
101. Mmes.' Latin counterparts : SRAS
103. Geologic time : EON
105. Eureka! : AHA

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