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Seeing Double

New York Times, Sunday, January 25, 1998

Method for mixing cards, Illinois-style?

Author:
Dave Tuller
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 138, Blocks: 74 Missing: {JQVXZ} This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Tuller. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York Times1/25/98 ( No. 17,610 )
Across
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Where the 1986 World Series was won : SHEA
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Lot : SCAD
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Automotive pioneer : OLDS
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Prepare to go home, in a way : REPACK
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Onetime America's Cup champ : AUSTRALIA
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Kind of service : WIRE
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List ender : ETALII
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Coffee addict's meal? : LATTEFORDINNER
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Special correspondent : PENPAL
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"Soap" spinoff : BENSON
27
Humpty Dumpty short? : EGGCARTOON
29
Like ghost stories : MACABRE
33
Saying nothing : MUM
35
Nets : EARNS
36
Awakened : AROSE
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Computer program input : DATASET
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Ticket place: Abbr. : STA
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Sch. subject : SCI
45
Plowing woe : MIRE
46
Hydrocarbon derived from petroleum : BUTENE
47
1962 NASA success : TELSTAR
49
An otherwise well-behaved liar? : MORALFIBBER
53
One-on-one sport : EPEE
55
Chanel fragrance : COCO
56
"___ precaution..." : ASA
57
"Voices Carry" vocalist Mann : AIMEE
58
90's actor Epps : OMAR
59
Luke's "90210" role : DYLAN
60
Panay seaport with a repetitive name : ILOILO
62
Landscaper's tool : EDGER
64
Cupronickel, e.g. : ALLOY
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Method for mixing cards, Illinois-style? : SPRINGFIELDRIFFLE
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Divided into sections : PANED
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Highflier's home? : AERIE
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Oceanus and brothers : TITANS
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Some construction beams : LBARS
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Part of a wagon train : MULE
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Profit : LUCRE
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Jump causer : BOO
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Old "Tonight Show" theme writer : ANKA
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Grade : HILL
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Tot's plaything? : TEETHERBALL
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Fumes : SEESRED
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Gathering places : AGORAE
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Sale item label : ASIS
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Wife, with "the" : MRS
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Crew need : OAR
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No-goodnik : SOANDSO
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Nobel or Celsius, e.g. : SWEDE
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___ Ababa : ADDIS
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Had : ATE
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Sells : DEALSIN
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What to serve stew in? : SUPPERBOWL
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Hard : STEELY
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Natural gas component : ETHANE
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Ice cream as still life? : PAINTEDDESSERT
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Passes : ENACTS
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Perfectly healthy, to the Army : ONEA
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Person who cracks a whip : LIONTAMER
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Can't stand : DETEST
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Kind of home or room : REST
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Russian river : LENA
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Tax : DUTY
Down
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Gal of song : SAL
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1970's Chinese premier : HUA
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Erhard's discipline : EST
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Part of a toll-free long-distance number : ATT
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Less exposed : SAFER
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Identical : CLONED
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Haughtiness : AIRS
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Woodworking groove : DADO
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Control : OWN
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Blockers, e.g. : LINEMEN
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Vestige : DREG
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Twilled fabric : SERGE
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Verbal dueling : REPARTEE
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God, with "the" : ETERNAL
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Cords : PANTS
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Purina alternative : ALPO
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"Later!" : CIAO
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Brickmaker's furnace : KILN
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Jewish teacher : REBBE
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Sentence completer : INMATE
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Swiveling part : CASTER
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Family head : MAMMA
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Some Bach compositions : ARIOSI
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Ranch infestation? : CORRALSNAKES
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Underway to over there : ASEA
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Consumer : USER
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French clergyman : ABBE
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Bassoon, basically : TUBE
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Was overrun : TEEMED
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Yeast, fruit and nuts? : STOLLENBASES
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Tree with pods : CACAO
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"The Gift of the Magi" feature : IRONY
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Monster in the Strait of Messina : SCYLLA
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Scottish landowners : LAIRDS
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Thread: Prefix : FILI
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"___ cloud nine!" : IMON
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One of Henry VIII's six : PARR
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Flirt with, maybe : OGLE
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Less sane : DAFTER
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"Wozzeck" and "Jenufa" : OPERAS
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St. Patrick's home : EIRE
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___ gratia : DEI
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Land on the Rubicon : GAUL
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Guys : FELLAS
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Smallpox symptom : ITCH
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Let go : FIRE
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Suffix with endo- or proto- : PLASM
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Li'l one : ABNER
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Gold coins of ancient Rome : SOLIDI
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Central vein of a leaf : MIDRIB
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One of a ballroom couple : LEAD
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Sport ___ (trucklike vehicles) : UTES
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O. Henry Award-winning author Tillie ___ : OLSEN
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Whiplash preventer : HEADREST
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Flawlessly : TOAT
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English poet Dowson : ERNEST
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Cuss (out) : BAWL
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Marmots and such : RODENTS
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Savers by profession : GOALIES
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Had too much of : ODEDON
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"What ___ thou?" : SAYST
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Swiftly : APACE
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Deep, unnatural sleep : SOPOR
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Jean Renoir film heroine : ELENA
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Basis : SEED
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___ Reader (eclectic magazine) : UTNE
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Great, in slang : PHAT
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Dwindle : WANE
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Rossini subject : TELL
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Singer Adams : EDIE
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Basketball Hall-of-Famer Holman : NAT
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Down : SAD
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Somewhat exotic meat : EMU
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Abbr. after a general's name, maybe : RET
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Aim : TRY

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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