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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 Down
1. 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
24. 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
90. Food. : OATS
91. Fails: Slang. : GOOFS
92. Of a certain country: Prefix. : INDO
93. Old fogy. : DODO
94. Dance. : CHACHA
97. Trite: Slang. : CORNY
98. Prepares. : GETS
99. Gives in. : CEDES
100. Taxis. : HACKS
101. Cruisers. : BOATS
102. Howling monkey. : MONO
103. Common contraction. : THEYRE
104. Feminine suffixes. : INES
105. Tree-dwelling animal. : SLOTH
106. Actor Duncan. : TODD
107. Go up. : SOAR
108. Part of South Africa: Abbr. : CGH
109. Theater equipment. : SEATS
110. Poetic pronoun. : THOU
111. Popular preserve. : CHOWCHOW
115. Pulled up. : HOISTED
117. Bird talk. : TWEETTWEET
120. Breeze: Lat. : AURA
121. Unthankful one. : INGRATE
122. Warning cough. : AHEM
123. One of the strings. : CELLO
124. Burning glass. : LENS
125. Nomads of a kind. : HOBOS
126. Sweetbrier. : ROSE
127. Surprised exclamation. : HELLO
128. Soap ingredient. : LYE
1. Girl of song. : LULU
2. Adjective suffix. : ICAL
3. Relative of a muu-muu. : LAVALAVA
4. Commotion. : TUMULT
5. One of the Peggottys. : EMILY
6. Biotite. : MICA
7. Average. : PAR
8. Insulating material. : OKONITE
9. Queeg's ship. : CAINE
10. Altar chest. : ARCA
11. Business VIP: Abbr. : MGR
12. Make light of. : POOHPOOH
13. Sound of gunfire. : ACKACK
14. Mat. : DOILY
15. Elec. units. : AMPS
16. Musical direction. : PPP
17. Walked in a certain way. : TOEDOUT
18. Shade tree. : ASH
22. Too much, in music. : TROPPO
23. Think much of. : ESTEEM
26. Family member. : MAMA
29. Take on. : HIRE
32. Boxes on front pages. : EARS
35. Fans of certain stage fare. : SAVOYARDS
36. Electrical losses, as in a dynamo. : STRAYENERGY
37. Slight pause. : COMMA
38. ___ three. : TWOOR
39. The sun: Prefix. : HELIO
40. City in Washington. : WALLAWALLA
41. Made known. : TOLD
42. Chalcedonies. : SARDS
43. Area for ball games. : COURT
45. Way of doing. : MODE
46. Uproars. : TODOS
47. Volcano tuff. : TRASS
49. Book of New Testament. : LUKE
50. Use of the second person. : TUISM
51. Nimble. : AGILE
53. Prolix one. : BORE
54. Exclaims suddenly. : BREAKSFORTH
55. Of a certain sect. : AMISH
56. Oh boy! : GOODYGOODY
57. Skilled. : ABLE
58. Clears (of). : RIDS
60. Fuselage part. : NOSE
65. Worker with rattan. : CANER
67. Prince of Darkness. : ARCHFIEND
68. Numerous. : MANY
69. State. : UTAH
70. Vegetable. : KALE
71. Legendary king. : MIDAS
72. Fishes. : POUTS
73. Cunning. : WILY
75. Great work of art. : PIETA
76. Candy. : TOFFY
77. In ___. : TOTO
79. Monarchs. : SHAHS
81. Celebrities. : LIONS
82. Stock market abbreviations. : PFDS
83. Demand. : ORDER
84. Springe part. : NOOSE
86. Ice cubes, à la mode. : ROCKS
88. Go ___. : INTO
91. Capella. : GOATSTAR
93. Hunter's lure. : DEERCALL
94. Chic. : CHICHI
95. Persevere. : HANGON
96. In great esteem: Colloq. : ACEHIGH
97. Rail bird. : COOT
98. Pay one's own way. : GODUTCH
99. A cud: Dial. : CHAW
101. Swords. : BLADES
102. Subject to argument. : MOOT
103. Excessive. : TOOTOO
105. Look after. : SEETO
106. Motif. : THEME
107. Kind of blouse. : SHELL
109. Try: Colloq. : STAB
110. Cumberland river. : TEES
111. Room of a sort. : CELL
112. One of the Longs. : HUEY
113. Argentan's river. : ORNE
114. Had been. : WAS
116. Rialto sign. : SRO
118. Song of the 1920's. : WHO
119. 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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