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DOUBLE MEANINGS

New York Times, Sunday, November 14, 1965

21-Across : Fruit dish.

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
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Pace. : TEMPO
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David, for one. : CAMP
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Conform (to). : ADAPT
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So. American Indian. : AUCA
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Eskimo boat. : UMIAK
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Constellation. : ARGO
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Fruit dish. : COMPOTE
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Magyar's neighbor. : SLAV
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One millionth of a millionth part: Prefix. : MICROMICRO
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Cured fish. : KIPPERS
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Dance. : HULAHULA
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Child's name for grandma. : NANA
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Reconciles. : HEALS
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Spot. : DOT
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Bermuda product. : LILY
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Monkey. : SIME
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Roomy. : SPACY
37
Vestment. : COPE
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Frustrate. : THWART
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Childish leave taking. : TATA
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Bird. : STORK
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Car. : COUPE
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Fabricate. : WEAVE
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Arouse the feelings of. : MOVE
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Tropical plants. : TAROS
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Drum. : TOMTOM
48
Stew. : OLLA
49
Yunnan native. : LOLO
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Pentateuch. : TORAH
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Jack-in-the-pulpit. : ARUM
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Make slick. : OIL
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Pally. : BUDDYBUDDY
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Ingredient of soup, in the orient. : AGARAGAR
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Virginia city. : ROANOKE
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Melodious. : ARIOSE
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Weather word. : MIST
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Kimono adjunct. : OBI
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Lasted well. : WORE
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Food garnish. : CRESS
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Filed items. : NAILS
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Bombe holder. : MOLD
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Tsar's decree. : UKASE
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Palindromic title. : MADAM
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Grayish blue. : PERSE
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Has hard going. : WADES
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Account. : TALE
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City in Pripet Marshes. : PINSK
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Kind of light. : TORCH
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Like Alice of drama. : TINY
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Nothing but. : ALL
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Faction. : SIDE
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Place of deep mud. : SLOUGH
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Geometrical figure. : POLYGON
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Well-known Briticism. : HEARHEAR
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Half-and-half. : FIFTYFIFTY
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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
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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
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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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