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MOVIE DOUBLES

New York Times, Sunday, October 9, 2016

Author:
Michael Ashley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Michael Ashley

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 74 Missing: none – this is a pangram. This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Ashley. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Michael Ashley notes:
This puzzle began life as a joke. I asked a friend, have you heard about the movie sequel about the greatest mohel in Brooklyn? Anyone who knew what a mohel is has gotten a LOL moment at ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
This puzzle gave me quite a few entertaining moments. First, the title is perfect — MOVIE DOUBLES hinting at the doubling of one letter in a movie title for kooky effect — and more ... read more
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© 2016, The New York TimesNo. 1009 ( 24,442 )
Across
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Loud sound in a storm : CLAP
5
Brand in the freezer aisle : EGGO
9
"Well, blimey!" : ISAY
13
Masked hero : ZORRO
18
___ land : LALA
19
Emergency state : CRISISMODE
22
Indo-___ : ARYAN
23
One working for Supercuts? : AMERICANSNIPPER
25
"Later" : PEACE
26
Crusader's foe : SARACEN
27
Longtime "60 Minutes" reporter : STAHL
28
Beats handily : SPANKS
29
"Always be a poet, even in ___": Baudelaire : PROSE
30
Bro : DUDE
33
See what one is saying? : LIPREAD
35
Barista's big reveal? : THELATTESHOW
38
Fall guy : SAP
41
Awful : ABHORRENT
45
Allow : ADMIT
46
Put-away shot : SMASH
48
Pacific farewells : ALOHAS
49
Lead-in to -drome : AERO
51
Who says "O, what a noble mind is here o'erthrown!," in Shakespeare : OPHELIA
53
Cry after an owie, maybe : MOMMY
54
British terminals? : ZEDS
55
Concord : AGREEMENT
57
Wakens : COMESTO
59
Winning gesture : VSIGN
62
Biblical kingdom : EDOM
63
"___ to Psyche" : ODE
64
Search for a really funny person? : HOOTPURSUIT
68
Monthly check-issuing org. : SSA
71
Camera setting : AUTO
74
"___ and the Pussycats" : JOSIE
75
Burdened (with) : SADDLED
78
Nickname for DiMaggio : JOLTINJOE
81
Child in Chile : NINO
84
Humpty Dumpty-shaped : OVOID
85
Post-Neolithic period : IRONAGE
86
Astrobiologists' org. : SETI
87
"That's it for me" : IMDONE
88
Actress Amanda of "She's the Man" : BYNES
89
Army E-6s: Abbr. : SSGTS
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Writer who specializes in sentimental stories : SOBSISTER
95
Program file suffix : EXE
96
Declaration at Ringo's birth? : ASTARRISBORN
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Chef Boyardee offering : RAVIOLI
100
'Tis the season : NOEL
101
___ football : ARENA
106
Parthenon feature : FRIEZE
109
Singer LaBelle : PATTI
111
Best: Lat. : OPTIMUS
113
Send, as payment : REMIT
114
Photographer's impossible task? : ASHOOTINTHEDARK
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"Poor Richard's Almanack" offering : ADAGE
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Menace in "Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea" : GIANTSQUID
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Other than that : ELSE
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"This I Promise You" band, 2000 : NSYNC
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Added details : ANDS
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Divisions of office bldgs. : STES
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Whole bunch : SLEW
Down
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Hug : CLASP
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University in Beaumont, Tex. : LAMAR
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Old Olds : ALERO
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Law office staffers, informally : PARAS
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"Look!," to Livy : ECCE
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Spanish nobleman : GRANDEE
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Cry at a card table : GIN
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W.W. II org. : OSS
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Stuck through : IMPALED
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Specious reasoning : SOPHISM
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University in Garden City, Long Island : ADELPHI
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"___ out!" (ump's cry) : YER
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Frank who was called the "Electric Don Quixote" : ZAPPA
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Mountain nymph : OREAD
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Politico Paul : RYAN
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Billiards need : RACK
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Till compartment : ONES
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Smaller picture : INSET
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Canine command : SIT
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Freezer items : ICETRAYS
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Darn, e.g. : SEW
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Radii partners : ULNAE
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Saw : DATED
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Part of an ignition system : ROTOR
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Timecard measure: Abbr. : HRS
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Philosophical lead-in to -ism : TAO
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Money in Oregon state coffers? : SALEMSLOOT
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A ___ apple : ASIN
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Cool, in old slang : PHAT
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Company near the start of the telephone book listings : AAMCO
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Relatives : BLOOD
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French bachelor? : HOMMEALONE
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"Goodness!" : OHME
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Spade holder : SHED
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It might start "Attn." : MEMO
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Gets back (to), in a way : RSVPS
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Katniss's love in "The Hunger Games" : PEETA
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Morning ___ : ZOO
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D.O.J. figures : AGS
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Serengeti roamer : GNU
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Slim beachwear : THONG
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___ generis : SUI
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Cara of "Fame" : IRENE
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Eye: Sp. : OJO
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Part of a boot : TOE
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Prefix with -therm : ISO
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River spanned by the Pont Neuf : SEINE
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Member of the genus Vipera : ADDER
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Magazine founder Eric : UTNE
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Members of la familia : TIAS
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Own, so to speak : DOMINATE
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Redbox offerings : DVDS
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Be in harmony : JIBE
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Serengeti roamer : ORYX
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Country music's Colter : JESSI
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"Truly" : ITSSO
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Daughter of Tantalus : NIOBE
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Cold War land: Abbr. : SSR
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Mediterranean land: Abbr. : ISR
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Pays a short visit : STOPSIN
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Son of Sir Lancelot : GALAHAD
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Large sea snails : TRITONS
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Bit of attire for Roy Rogers : BOLOTIE
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Forum greeting : AVE
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Quick signature: Abbr. : INITS
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Rule : REIGN
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San Diego State athlete : AZTEC
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Coasters, e.g. : RIDES
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Online shoppers' destination : EMALL
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Sip : NURSE
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Slightly off : ASKEW
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Football Hall-of-Famer Tarkenton : FRAN
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Cold War side : REDS
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"___ as well" : IMAY
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Little 'un : TOT
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Many tenured profs : PHDS
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Old Turkish commander : AGA
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Some test results, for short : IQS
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Crank : NUT

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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