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D Magazine December 1974

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confessions of a North Dallas burglar…

During the next few minutes, you will follow a burglar as he enters and leaves a fashionable North Dallas home as if he had the keys, steals $5,000 worth of property and shatters any beliefs you might have about the security of your castle.
Jerry has been a professional burglar for 29 of his almost 40 years and he has honed his techniques to a fine edge. When he was active in the business, his earnings averaged $1,000 a week.
Under the cover of anonymity, Jerry showed D Contributing Editor Robert Finklea how he works. Here, in Jerry’s own words, are the confessions of a North Dallas burglar…
By D Magazine
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DINING

Fair Fowl, Foul Fish and Fine Fare
By Frank Bailey
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MEDIA

The Hearing Nobody Heard
By John Merwin
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MUSIC

Opera As Salvation
By David Ritz
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PUZZLING

#103 Season’s Grittings
By Peggy Oglesby
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SPIRITS

Christmas Cheers
By Victor Wdowiak
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SPORTS

Fourth Down and Who Cares?
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The City

The Wisdom of Wise
By Jim Atkinson
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The Effects of Ice on Scotch

How fast a drink of Scotch whisky over rocks loses its flavor depends on the proof of the Scotch and the richness of its blend. These two factors are optimized for “on the rocks” Scotch drinkers in 90-Proof Famous Grouse, a venerable old brand from Scotland only recently introduced to America.
By Allen Mac Kenzie
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THEATER

Roast Beef in the Round