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DOUBLE TAKES

New York Times, Sunday, March 4, 1984

Author:
Jack L. Steinhardt
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 512 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 119, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
Jack L. Steinhardt has 39 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,535
Across
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Canaanites' deity : BAAL
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Son of Jacob and Zilpah : ASHER
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Venetian traveler : POLO
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Rolled steel : SLAB
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Rounds for a certain fighter : AMMO
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Permission : LEAVE
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Mosquito : AEDES
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Transcribe : COPY
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Harlow's inheritance : JEANSGENES
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Vessel for oarsmen : CREWSCRUSE
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Earthworms : ANNELIDS
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Docent's relative : TUTOR
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Moslem decrees : IRADES
30
Kenny Rogers hit : LADY
31
Wisent : BISON
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Dandy : FOP
33
Author-columnist Joseph : ALSOP
36
Spy's necessity : COVER
37
Lab tube : PIPETTE
41
___ bene : NOTA
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Koussevitzky's crescendos : SERGESSURGES
46
Butter : RAM
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Mideast diplomat : EBAN
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Kirghizian range or valley : ALAI
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Disgusting person : TOAD
50
Diva's delight : SOLO
51
Word of dissent : NAY
52
Pygmy power : MITEMIGHT
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Wolfe's creator : STOUT
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Detailed exposition : TREATISE
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Fillet border : ORLE
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Carr's "The ___ in the Waxworks" : CORPSE
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Regimen, in Reims : DIETE
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Precursor of a reaper : SOWER
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Corday's target : MARAT
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Sec. of State after Vance : MUSKIE
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Speaker of the diamond : TRIS
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Like many a saint : MARTYRED
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Russian workers' collective : ARTEL
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Vista on a tourist's postcard : SEENSCENE
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Mined find : ORE
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___-Carlo Menotti : GIAN
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Possessor of Mjollnir : THOR
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Itinerary abbr. : RTES
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Star of "Scarface" in 1932 : MUNI
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"Agnus ___" : DEI
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Rubs V.I.P.'s the wrong way : GRATESGREATS
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Sacred Egyptian bull : APIS
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Actor from Pen Argyl, Pa. : ALDORAY
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His magic helped Prospero : ARIEL
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Frozen wintry coating : SLEET
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Like Leroy Brown : BAD
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Fluffs : SLIPS
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Together, in music : ADUE
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Symphony originally named "Bonaparte" : EROICA
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Greek name for Orcus : PLUTO
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Hampers : TRAMMELS
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Peak pip : BUTTEBEAUT
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Pot cover, e.g. : SAVORSAVER
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Higher-pitched English horn : OBOE
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Its capital is St.-Etienne : LOIRE
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Not the others : THESE
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Hebrides island : IONA
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Absolutely not, poetically : NEER
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They can be tight or loose : ENDS
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Auricularly appendaged : EARED
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Smaller amount : LESS
Down
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___ California : BAJA
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Kind of corner : AMEN
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Galsworthy's "___ of Devon" : AMAN
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Individual's request at a bank : LONELOAN
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Cold : ALGID
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Rundown : SEEDY
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Late actor Conried : HANS
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Conductor Queler : EVE
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Impatient : RESTIVE
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Noted Argentine name : PERON
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Carpathian river : ODER
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Comedian Lehr: 1896–1950 : LEW
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Ultraconservative : OSSIFIED
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Minor to-do : SCRAPE
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Kind of mouth or speaker : LOUD
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Chevet : APSE
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Tournament slots : BYES
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Young and Mature : ACTORS
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Cuff : SLAP
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Short riding whips : CROPS
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Exploits : USES
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Strong truck or cart : BOGIE
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In connection with : ANENT
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Having rounded projections : LOBAR
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Remained decorous : STAYEDSTAID
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Box : CRATE
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Links org. : PGA
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Acting Boy Scouts : TROOPTROUPE
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Cliff slope : TALUS
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Emulate Cabotin : EMOTE
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Heavy silk fabric : SAMITE
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Molière character : ELISE
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Father of Excalibur's owner : UTHER
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Trumpery : ROT
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Deviate : STRAY
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Victor or Roger : MOORE
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Apollo 15 astronaut : IRWIN
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Sharon of "Cagney and Lacey" : GLESS
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Catalogue : SORT
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Senlin's creator : AIKEN
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European linden : TEIL
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Loving gesture : CARESS
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Cordwood measure : STERE
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"Olympia" artist : MANET
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One of the Gabors : MAGDA
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An archangel : URIEL
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Bismuth, e.g. : METAL
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Pyle or Banks : ERNIE
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Jefferson was one : DEIST
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Fuddler : SOT
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Montana Indians : CREES
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Fit for barter : TRADABLE
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Timothy produces it : HAY
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Knight's protection : MALEMAIL
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Decorate : GRACE
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Respectful gesture : SALUTE
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Fortitude : GRIT
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Snappy comeback : RIPOSTE
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___ dictum : OBITER
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Amounts : SUMS
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Speaks carelessly : SLURS
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Developed : AROSE
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Threw down the gauntlet : DARED
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Poetic dark hue : EBON
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Agrestic one : RUBE
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An Amerind : OTOE
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Indemnified : PAID
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Former name of Kalinin, U.S.S.R. : TVER
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Cry at Pan's parties : EVOE
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Meniscus : LENS
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Mmes.' Latin counterparts : SRAS
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Geologic time : EON
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Eureka! : AHA

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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