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Jim Page
Jim Page

SEEING DOUBLE

New York Times, Sunday, December 10, 1989

Author:
Jim Page
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.37, Missing: { J Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 504 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 94, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 13, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
Jim Page has 84 pre-Shortz puzzles and 70 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,642
Across
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Olympics site: 1960 : ROME
5
Coolidge from Nashville : RITA
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Casca thrust : STAB
13
Boast : CROW
17
He debuted in "The Sundowners" : ELAM
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___ de Caldas, Brazilian resort : POCOS
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Taurus neighbor : ARIES
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Kind of trumpet : AIDA
22
Golfer Miller's dance is held in shaver's place? : BARBERSHOP
24
Bolshoi's "Sleeping Beauty" looks fishy? : REDSNAPPER
26
Irish river : ANNALEE
27
Ibsen's "___ Gabler" : HEDDA
29
More jittery : TENSER
30
Kind of bike : DIRT
31
Rare object, sometimes : TBONE
33
Customer : CLIENT
35
Group of eight : OCTET
37
Threadlike : FILAR
39
Shrine Bowl teams : EASTS
43
Timid : UNHEROIC
47
Coe or Cram : MILER
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Prof's protection : TENURE
49
Nerve cell : NEURON
50
Taken ___ (surprised) : ABACK
52
Age; time: It. : EVO
54
Numbers after Richard : III
55
Livestock : OXEN
56
Sun-rooms : SOLARIA
58
Sometimes they're shady : DEALINGS
61
Oxford's emporium is hip? : STREETSMART
63
Stocks, bonds, etc. : HOLDINGS
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Flesh: Comb. form : SARC
65
Bull thrower : LASSO
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Simple sugars : OSES
68
Gets off the Yankee Clipper : DETRAINS
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Goober's cover causes misery for comics kids? : PEANUTSHELL
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Jackie's first child : CAROLINE
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A 1984 running mate : FERRARO
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Hatred: It. : ODIO
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Eggs, to Ovid : OVA
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Town in Norway : NES
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Journalize : ENTER
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Henley action : OARING
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Galileo et al. : PISANS
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Slew : SCADS
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Miniature ornamental structure : WALLETTE
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Cubic meter : STERE
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TV actress Garber : TERRI
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They sing so low : BASSI
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"Peyton Place" star : MALONE
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Yuletides : NOELS
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Alum : GRAD
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Harum-___ : SCARUM
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Heroine of "The Thornbirds" : MEGAN
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Aisle-seat finder : USHERER
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Collection of Turners comes down on Ann and May? : LANDSCAPES
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Awed by leading man's pickup? : STARSTRUCK
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"___ boy!" : ATTA
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Chopin work : ETUDE
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Flat sign : TOLET
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"The mind is like ___": Wilbur : ABAT
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Actress in "Berserk" : DORS
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Humdinger : ONER
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Prune: Scot. : SNED
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Dozes off : NAPS
Down
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Midianite king : REBA
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Baltic island : OLAND
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Singer Nixon : MARNI
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Lock up : EMBAR
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Composer Francesco Antonio ___ : ROSETTI
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I, in Bonn : ICH
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"___ to Handle," 1938 film : TOOHOT
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Ski resort : ASPEN
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Orange-red quartz : SARD
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Contrived sentimentality : TREACLE
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Lend a hand : AID
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Excite : BESTIR
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Anchor holster : CAPSTAN
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Mature : RIPE
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___-Neisse Line : ODER
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Shelley's "statesman's game" : WAR
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Before: Prefix : PRE
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Koko's weapon : SNEE
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Manolete's concern : ELTORO
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Hugo's "L'___ terrible" : ANNEE
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Borrowed-money outlay causes imminent shortages? : DEFICITSPENDING
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Tranquilize : BECALM
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Site of Fort McIntosh : LAREDO
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Shackles are put on chain gangs? : CONSTRAINS
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Actress-writer Chase : ILKA
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Litigant's activity : SUING
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Wedges for wheels : TRIGS
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White-spotted whales : SEIS
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Some: Sp. : UNOS
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Call at a deli counter : NEXT
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Dr. ___, "Buck Rogers" scientist : HUER
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Don Pasquale's nephew : ERNESTO
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Sudan's ___ Mountains : MARRA
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Contemptible person's implements nurture fungi? : TOADSTOOLS
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False gods : BAALS
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Hat material : VELOUR
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Of a songbird suborder : OSCINE
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Prevaricates : LIES
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Kind of current : INSHORE
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Viscount's superior : EARL
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R.A.F. promoter : HOARE
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Some Spanish murals : SERTS
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Cargo lifter : DAVIT
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Clean the slate : ERASE
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A Ford aide : NESSEN
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Tusked whale : NARWAL
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Cut from a film : EDIT
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Scourge of serge : LINT
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Theater section : LOGE
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Friday et al. : COPS
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Trepidation : FEAR
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Get off one's high horse? : ALIGHT
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Large tank forces : ARMADAS
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Draws closer : NEARS
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___ cassis (a liqueur) : CREMEDE
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Beyond doubt : ASSURED
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Madrilène flavoring : TOMATO
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"Homestead" artist : BENTON
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"Stuffed Shirts" author : LUCE
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Malt-drying ovens : OASTS
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Aired "The Honeymooners" : RERAN
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It's west of Curaçao : ARUBA
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Open a bottle : DECAP
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P.M. of Japan: 1964-72 : SATO
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Jar or box: Abbr. : CNTR
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Danish weights : ESER
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Fast jet : SST
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NASA space capsules : RKTS
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Terhune canine : LAD
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Calembour : PUN
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Wassail drink : ALE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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