DOUBLE TAKES

New York Times, Sunday, July 24, 1988

Author: Bert Rosenfield
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.21, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 559 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 102, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 10, XRef: 0
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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Disks for a deejay : RECS
5. Schwarzenegger and Stallone, e.g. : HEMEN
10. Track segment : IRAIL
15. Chem. room : LAB
18. Like the Great Plains : FLAT
19. Mexican horse-drawn cabs : ARANAS
21. Bluster from de Bergerac : GASCONADE
23. ___ Ghazi Khan, Punjabi town : DERA
24. Frank Lloyd's fiscal views? : WRIGHTONTHEMONEY
26. Elaine of Astolat's son : GALAHAD
28. Hindu habiliments : SARIS
29. Serve up : FEED
30. Larcenous rodent : PACKRAT
31. Item to get out of the budget : FAT
32. Actress Skipworth et al. : ALISONS
35. Stop ___ dime : ONA
36. Jack's dance step? : TWISTOFLEMMON
41. Tuition : FEE
42. Norwegian river : OTRA
44. Tartan wearers : CLAN
45. Gainer or pike : DIVE
46. A social sci. : ECON
47. Paucity : DEARTH
50. Utah ski center : ALTA
52. ___ one's laurels (is content) : RESTSON
54. Gary's pocket money? : CHANGEOFHART
58. Floral scent : ATTAR
60. Where the polar bear waits : AIRHOLE
63. Custer's last major : RENO
64. Kinkajou : POTTO
65. Actor Erwin : STU
66. Addressed to Robert's family? : FORTHEBYRDS
72. Attention : EAR
73. Mont ___, Alpine pass-tunnel : CENIS
76. Solothurn's river : AARE
77. Epicene : UNMANLY
80. Violet perfume base : IRONE
81. Horace's haymakers? : RIGHTSOFMANN
85. Related by marriage : AFFINAL
87. Air trainee's aim : SOLO
88. Cuisinier's creation : POTAGE
92. Ampersands : ANDS
93. "___ corny as Kansas . . . " : IMAS
95. Bando and Mineo : SALS
97. Body of poetry : EPOS
98. Habitat : ECE
99. Helmut's dismissal? : SCUTTLEOFKOHL
104. Prefix with pay or plan : PRE
105. Hen and pen : FEMALES
107. Mardi Gras V.I.P. : REX
108. Item curled in disdain : NOSTRIL
110. ___ mike (automatic pilot) : IRON
111. Home of Hercules' lion : NEMEA
113. Kind of denture : PARTIAL
114. Animus directed at Sam? : MALICETOWARDNUNN
118. Actor O'Shea : MILO
120. Fraudulent : COLLUSIVE
121. Wine cask : TIERCE
122. Glacial gravel ridges : OSAR
123. One of the Snopes family : IKE
124. Red celestial body : MSTAR
125. Polk's predecessor : TYLER
126. Nidus : NEST
1. G.P.O. category : RFD
2. Woman of fashion : ELEGANTE
3. Vulturine S.A. hawk : CARACARA
4. Celery unit : STALK
5. Lord ___ of W.W. II : HAWHAW
6. Capricious : ERRATIC
7. Annina in "La Traviata" : MAID
8. Part of the U.K. : ENG
9. Slangy denials : NAHS
10. Kindled : IGNITED
11. Word from Charlie Brown : RATS
12. Gray or rose preceder : ASH
13. Arctic menaces : ICEFLOES
14. Chinese linguine dish : LOMEIN
15. Joseph's acres? : LANDOFCOTTEN
16. Block or stock follower : ADE
17. Erstwhile Turkish honorific : BEY
20. Biblical comforter : STAFF
22. Ayes' opposite : NOES
25. Type of hygiene : ORAL
27. Tate display : ART
30. About 36 pounds, in Pinsk : POOD
32. Post–W.W. II org. member : AMVET
33. Re the new arrival : NEONATAL
34. D.C. bigwig : SEN
37. Debris : SLAG
38. Hoffmann product : TALE
39. Aware of : ONTO
40. Fairness judge, in a fairy tale : MIRROR
43. Roguish : ARCH
46. Por ___ (therefore, in Toluca) : ESTO
48. However, in short form : THO
49. Kind of shell or sole : HALF
51. Demons of Arabic myth : AFREETS
53. Draw on : TAP
55. Modernist : NEO
56. Language of Isr. : HEB
57. One or another : ANY
59. ___ O'More, name of three Irish chieftains : RORY
60. Fungal spore sacs : ASCI
61. Repetition : ITERANCE
62. Agnes's workout? : RUNOFDEMILLE
67. Excoriate : RAILAT
68. Epithet : TAG
69. Elizabethan letters : HRH
70. "___ spiro spero," S.C. motto : DUM
71. Piece of cake : SNAP
74. First baseman and ss. : INFS
75. Cinque follower : SEI
78. L–P filler : MNO
79. Contribution of a sort : ANTE
81. Branch of a plant : RAMUS
82. Middling : SOSO
83. Name of two Danish kings : OLAF
84. Kind of singer or dance : FOLK
86. Exactitude : NICENESS
89. Judge definitively : APPRAISE
90. Some members of the mob : GORILLAS
91. Düsseldorf donkey : ESEL
92. Doughboys' gp. : AEF
94. Litterbug : STREWER
96. Sound : SONANCE
99. Union general at Gettysburg : SLOCUM
100. Golf's Champagne Tony : LEMA
101. Put forth effort : EXERT
102. Pie fancier : HORNER
103. E.T.O. amphibian : LST
106. Seed covering : ARIL
109. Shakespeare's testy Athenian : TIMON
111. A 1941 Louis victim : NOVA
112. Access on the Mesabi Range : ADIT
113. Eddy gently : PURL
114. Twelfth-century starter : MCI
115. Satisfactory, to NASA : AOK
116. Chickadee's cousin : TIT
117. Napoleonic marshal : NEY
119. Meal leftover : ORT

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