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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, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Joel D. Lafargue has 51 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 13,123
Across
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Dieter's dish : SALAD
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Quick summary : RECAP
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Prentiss and Hawkins : PAULAS
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"Sadie ___ . . . ," Berlin song : SALOME
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Avoid the shoes and rice : ELOPE
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Do favors for : OBLIGE
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TV detective series : SIMONANDSIMON
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Radio's "___ Family" : ONEMANS
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" . . . then maids dance in ___": Nashe : ARING
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Marion or major ending : ETTE
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Charity acronym : CARE
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Tower town : PISA
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Reaction of a sort : RISE
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Medieval jacket : CORSET
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"Do I ___ Waltz?" : HEARA
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Turner or Hentoff : NAT
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Very small degree : ACE
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This comes before stress : SEAM
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Bradley and Sharif : OMARS
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November list : SLATE
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Together : HANDINHAND
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Lennon's widow : ONO
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Garment cuts : ALINES
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One of the Near Islands : ATTU
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Praying figure : ORANT
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Three-time P.G.A. champ : SNEAD
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Designations : TITLES
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Disagreement : RIFT
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When presented for payment : ONDEMAND
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Neighbor of Pisces : ARIES
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Aerobatic maneuver : LOOPTHELOOP
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Moo ___ gai pan : GOO
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Malodorous : GAMY
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Heavenly headpiece : HALO
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Doctorow's "___ Lake" : LOON
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Sunnybrook of fiction : FARM
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Ouray was one : UTE
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Verbatim : WORDFORWORD
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Breadwinner's good news : RAISE
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Shipping routes : SEALANES
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One of the Rayong throng : THAI
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Incendiarized : BURNED
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Cans : FIRES
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German sculptor–wood carver: c.1440–1533 : STOSS
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"___ Camera": Van Druten : IAMA
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Make ___ (resist) : ASTAND
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Enjoyed the taramasalata : ATE
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In direct confrontation : HEADTOHEAD
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___ Khan, Kipling tiger : SHERE
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Clangor : BLARE
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Eye her with desire : LEER
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"Whackswork" : AXE
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Comparative ending : IER
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Dismal, to Donne : DREAR
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Nabbed : NAILED
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Where Brunei is : ASIA
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This might be double : DATE
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Composer Wilder : ALEC
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Ligurian Sea tributary : ARNO
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Boardwalker? : ACTOR
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Plain : EVIDENT
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Sampler message : HOMESWEETHOME
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Become known : EMERGE
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T. S. Eliot's "Sweeney ___" : ERECT
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Fusses with feathers? : PREENS
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Spaniard who wrote "Dark Wedding": 1943 : SENDER
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Heliacal : SOLAR
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Stags' mates : HINDS
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Three-stringed instrument : SAMISEN
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Romberg's "One ___" : ALONE
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Shelley of "Cheers" fame : LONG
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Its sym. is the caduceus : AMA
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Sanctum : DEN
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Takes five : RESTS
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Like the four hundred : ELITE
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Advene : COMETO
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Address at Pendleton : APO
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Taste : PENCHANT
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___ a church mouse : POORAS
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Cartoonist Dean : ABNER
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Rubber source : ULE
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Hobble : LIMP
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Repeatedly : AGAINANDAGAIN
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Perceived via touch, etc. : SENSATE
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Watergate judge : SIRICA
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Caldwell or Cooke : SARAH
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Stuffed beef casing : DERMA
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Surfeits : SATES
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Prefix at NASA : AERO
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Logical coins? : CENTS
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Where the Koolau Range is : OAHU
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Inattentive : ASLEEP
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Developers' concerns : SITES
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Updike's "A ___ of Sundays" : MONTH
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Author O'Flaherty : LIAM
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Former boss in Cook Co., Ill. : DALEY
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" . . . had ___ to shroud his head": Heywood : NOROOF
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Plumbing problem : DRIP
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Off ___ (sporadically) : ANDON
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Astern : AFT
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Headwear with a net : SNOOD
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Iberian river : TAGUS
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In high dudgeon : IRATE
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Malcolm McDowell film: 1979 : TIMEAFTERTIME
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Genus of swans : OLOR
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Vikings : NORSE
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Like the Capitol : DOMED
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___ and penates : LARES
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Early auto maker : OLDS
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Kay Thompson best seller: 1955 : ELOISE
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Used an oilstone : HONED
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Reza Pahlavi's widow : FARAH
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Put on the alert : WARNED
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Kind of sheep or civet : OTTER
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Ar, in Athens : RHO
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Be convincing : WASH
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Grapevine growth : RUMOR
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Mendacious person : LIAR
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Diminished : BATED
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Dietary taboo, for some : STARCHES
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___ fixe : IDEE
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Dramatic ploy : ASIDE
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Bunches of grain : SHEAVES
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Side petals, in botany : ALAE
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Sanction : ALLOW
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Singer Sheena and family : EASTONS
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Established principles : AXIOMS
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"The Wreck of the Mary ___": Innes : DEARE
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Noted German-American cabinetmaker : BELTER
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Smalto, e.g. : ENAMEL
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Distance to the target : RANGE
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Tree with egg-shaped nuts : ARECA
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Tchr. : INSTR
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Longed (for) : ACHED
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Hagman's co-star, once : EDEN
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Solar disk : ATEN
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Kind of shrew : ERD
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Minero's discovery : ORO
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N.T. book : EPH
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"___ tu," Verdi aria : ERI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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