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DOUBLE MEANINGS

New York Times, Sunday, November 14, 1965

Author:
Christine R. Valence
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 174, Blocks: 87, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 749 (avg 1.69)
Open Squares: 120, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
Christine R. Valence has 15 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,937
Across
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Girl's nickname. : LIL
4
Pace. : TEMPO
9
David, for one. : CAMP
13
Conform (to). : ADAPT
18
So. American Indian. : AUCA
19
Eskimo boat. : UMIAK
20
Constellation. : ARGO
21
Fruit dish. : COMPOTE
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Magyar's neighbor. : SLAV
25
One millionth of a millionth part: Prefix. : MICROMICRO
27
Cured fish. : KIPPERS
28
Dance. : HULAHULA
30
Child's name for grandma. : NANA
31
Reconciles. : HEALS
33
Spot. : DOT
34
Bermuda product. : LILY
35
Monkey. : SIME
36
Roomy. : SPACY
37
Vestment. : COPE
38
Frustrate. : THWART
41
Childish leave taking. : TATA
42
Bird. : STORK
43
Car. : COUPE
44
Fabricate. : WEAVE
45
Arouse the feelings of. : MOVE
46
Tropical plants. : TAROS
47
Drum. : TOMTOM
48
Stew. : OLLA
49
Yunnan native. : LOLO
50
Pentateuch. : TORAH
51
Jack-in-the-pulpit. : ARUM
52
Make slick. : OIL
53
Pally. : BUDDYBUDDY
55
Ingredient of soup, in the orient. : AGARAGAR
59
Virginia city. : ROANOKE
61
Melodious. : ARIOSE
62
Weather word. : MIST
63
Kimono adjunct. : OBI
64
Lasted well. : WORE
65
Food garnish. : CRESS
66
Filed items. : NAILS
68
Bombe holder. : MOLD
69
Tsar's decree. : UKASE
71
Palindromic title. : MADAM
72
Grayish blue. : PERSE
73
Has hard going. : WADES
74
Account. : TALE
75
City in Pripet Marshes. : PINSK
76
Kind of light. : TORCH
77
Like Alice of drama. : TINY
78
Nothing but. : ALL
79
Faction. : SIDE
80
Place of deep mud. : SLOUGH
82
Geometrical figure. : POLYGON
85
Well-known Briticism. : HEARHEAR
87
Half-and-half. : FIFTYFIFTY
89
Relative of "plata." : ORO
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Food. : OATS
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Fails: Slang. : GOOFS
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Of a certain country: Prefix. : INDO
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Old fogy. : DODO
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Dance. : CHACHA
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Trite: Slang. : CORNY
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Prepares. : GETS
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Gives in. : CEDES
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Taxis. : HACKS
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Cruisers. : BOATS
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Howling monkey. : MONO
103
Common contraction. : THEYRE
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Feminine suffixes. : INES
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Tree-dwelling animal. : SLOTH
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Actor Duncan. : TODD
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Go up. : SOAR
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Part of South Africa: Abbr. : CGH
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Theater equipment. : SEATS
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Poetic pronoun. : THOU
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Popular preserve. : CHOWCHOW
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Pulled up. : HOISTED
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Bird talk. : TWEETTWEET
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Breeze: Lat. : AURA
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Unthankful one. : INGRATE
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Warning cough. : AHEM
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One of the strings. : CELLO
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Burning glass. : LENS
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Nomads of a kind. : HOBOS
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Sweetbrier. : ROSE
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Surprised exclamation. : HELLO
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Soap ingredient. : LYE
Down
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Girl of song. : LULU
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Adjective suffix. : ICAL
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Relative of a muu-muu. : LAVALAVA
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Commotion. : TUMULT
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One of the Peggottys. : EMILY
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Biotite. : MICA
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Average. : PAR
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Insulating material. : OKONITE
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Queeg's ship. : CAINE
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Altar chest. : ARCA
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Business VIP: Abbr. : MGR
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Make light of. : POOHPOOH
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Sound of gunfire. : ACKACK
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Mat. : DOILY
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Elec. units. : AMPS
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Musical direction. : PPP
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Walked in a certain way. : TOEDOUT
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Shade tree. : ASH
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Too much, in music. : TROPPO
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Think much of. : ESTEEM
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Family member. : MAMA
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Take on. : HIRE
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Boxes on front pages. : EARS
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Fans of certain stage fare. : SAVOYARDS
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Electrical losses, as in a dynamo. : STRAYENERGY
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Slight pause. : COMMA
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___ three. : TWOOR
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The sun: Prefix. : HELIO
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City in Washington. : WALLAWALLA
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Made known. : TOLD
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Chalcedonies. : SARDS
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Area for ball games. : COURT
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Way of doing. : MODE
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Uproars. : TODOS
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Volcano tuff. : TRASS
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Book of New Testament. : LUKE
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Use of the second person. : TUISM
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Nimble. : AGILE
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Prolix one. : BORE
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Exclaims suddenly. : BREAKSFORTH
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Of a certain sect. : AMISH
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Oh boy! : GOODYGOODY
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Skilled. : ABLE
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Clears (of). : RIDS
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Fuselage part. : NOSE
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Worker with rattan. : CANER
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Prince of Darkness. : ARCHFIEND
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Numerous. : MANY
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State. : UTAH
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Vegetable. : KALE
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Legendary king. : MIDAS
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Fishes. : POUTS
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Cunning. : WILY
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Great work of art. : PIETA
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Candy. : TOFFY
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In ___. : TOTO
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Monarchs. : SHAHS
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Celebrities. : LIONS
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Stock market abbreviations. : PFDS
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Demand. : ORDER
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Springe part. : NOOSE
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Ice cubes, à la mode. : ROCKS
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Go ___. : INTO
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Capella. : GOATSTAR
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Hunter's lure. : DEERCALL
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Chic. : CHICHI
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Persevere. : HANGON
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In great esteem: Colloq. : ACEHIGH
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Rail bird. : COOT
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Pay one's own way. : GODUTCH
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A cud: Dial. : CHAW
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Swords. : BLADES
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Subject to argument. : MOOT
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Excessive. : TOOTOO
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Look after. : SEETO
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Motif. : THEME
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Kind of blouse. : SHELL
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Try: Colloq. : STAB
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Cumberland river. : TEES
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Room of a sort. : CELL
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One of the Longs. : HUEY
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Argentan's river. : ORNE
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Had been. : WAS
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Rialto sign. : SRO
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Song of the 1920's. : WHO
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Small. : WEE

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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