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Maura B. Jacobson
Maura B. Jacobson

INTERNATIONAL DOUBLE PLAYS

New York Times, Sunday, November 3, 1991

Author:
Maura B. Jacobson
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 545 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 120, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
Maura B. Jacobson has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,335
Across
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Afflicted with ennui : BORED
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W. Hoffman play: 1985 : ASIS
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Dispatch : SPEED
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Con game : SCAM
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Hub of old Athens : AGORA
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Chess castle : ROOK
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Hawaiian porch : LANAI
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Poet Pound : EZRA
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Joseph's outerwear : CROATOMANICOLORS
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Eshkol's successor : MEIR
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Weighed by lifting : HEFTED
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N.Y.-N.J. river : RAMAPO
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Correctly reasoned : LOGICAL
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Rules to follow : DOS
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San ___, Italian resort : REMO
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Allergy symptom : RASH
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Like a crazy hombre : LOCO
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Commit a gaffe at bridge : RENEGE
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Battery terminal : ANODE
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Olympics host country in 1988: Abbr. : KOR
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Coup d' ___ : ETAT
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Eaglet's birthplace : AERIE
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Cherish : TREASURE
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Stay away from my door! : DONTKHMERANYMOOR
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Units of work : ERGS
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Small planets : ASTEROIDS
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Elec. measures : AMPS
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Oil, watercolor, etc. : MEDIA
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Fish with a net : TRAWL
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Gucci of fashion : ALDO
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"Nightline" newsman : KOPPEL
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Ex-ember : ASH
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Note left by a linksman : IWENTGAULFINN
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Peer Gynt's mother : ASE
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Virginal : CHASTE
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Qatar ruler : EMIR
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Applied oneself : GOTAT
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___ Julius Caesar : CAIUS
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"I've Got ___ in Kalamazoo" : AGAL
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Storm or rainwear : SOUWESTER
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End of an O'Neill title : ELMS
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Ferde Grofé opus : GRANDKENYANSWEDE
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Nice : PLEASANT
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Outlander : ALIEN
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Jason's vessel : ARGO
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Three times a day, in RX's : TID
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Arboretum specimens : TREES
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Petty tyrant : SATRAP
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Compass abbrs. : NNES
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"The Rome of Hungary" : EGER
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Wild guess : STAB
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Toper : SOT
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Indigenous : ENDEMIC
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Poplars : ALAMOS
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Tenants' contracts : LEASES
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Lorelei Lee's creator : LOOS
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What to do after the soup course : SERBTHEMAYANDISH
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Cambers : BOWS
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"Swan Lake" role : ODILE
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Capital of the Maldives : MALE
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Another of the same : DITTO
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Part of A.D. : ANNO
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Now alternative : NEVER
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Scraps that Spot gets into : ORTS
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Lippizan, e.g. : STEED
Down
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One of the musical B's : BACH
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Fairy-tale heavy : OGRE
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What the irate raise : ROOF
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Middle of Q.E D. : ERAT
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Passé : DATED
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Escort's offering : ARM
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Go sky-high : SOAR
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Hebrides island : IONA
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Read on the run : SKIM
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Skier's milieu : SLOPE
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A daughter of Picasso : PALOMA
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Rock-producer Brian : ENO
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Essex's title : EARL
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Mess : DISORDER
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Big rigs, for short : SEMIS
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Plaid, for one : CZECHKURDPATTERN
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Song for Marilyn Mims : ARIA
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Crumbly soil : MARL
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Incense emanation : ODOR
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Go headlong : CAREEN
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Earth goddess : GAEA
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Tar's unit of distance : SEAMILE
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"___ Old Smoky" : ONTOPOF
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Mother of Helen of Troy : LEDA
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Pawnees' neighbors : OTOS
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Bachelor's boast : CANTTHAIMEDEDOWN
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Paravane : OTTER
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Have to have : NEED
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Bobbles the ball : ERRS
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Actress Scala : GIA
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Diamonds in Don Juan's deck : OROS
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Bacchanalia : ORGIES
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Thrift-shop transaction : RESALE
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Transude : SEEP
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Cobras' cousins : KRAITS
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"Oh! ___ danced . . . " : HOWWE
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Asian border river : YALU
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Cato's 2550 : MMDL
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Three-card games : MONTES
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Longest Swiss river : AAR
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Well-recognized : KNOWN
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Receive readily : ACCEPT
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" ___ compare thee to a summer's day?": Shak. : SHALLI
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Denies the truth of : NEGATES
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Financial Fed : TMAN
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Decorate a lily : GILD
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Large lizards : IGUANAS
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Capital of Elam : SUSA
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Nile dam : ASWAN
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"Comus" composer : ARNE
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Tizzy : SNIT
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Terminer's partner : OYER
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Slight advantage : EDGE
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Vintage cars : REOS
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Fort : GARRISON
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Section of Fez : KASBAH
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Guido's high note : ELA
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Goblet feature : STEM
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Horse's home : STABLE
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Theda's colleague : POLA
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Plaster of paris : GESSO
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Do tailoring : ALTER
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Works at the bar : TENDS
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Exile island : ELBA
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High time : NOON
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Give over : CEDE
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Exec's reminder : MEMO
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Second caliph : OMAR
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Table staple : SALT
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Mine access : ADIT
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Developer's interest : SITE
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Borgia in-law : ESTE
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Not barefoot : SHOD
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"6 Rms ___ Vu," 1972 play : RIV
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Aye : YES

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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