I was less taken by the theme, expressions derived from take
, than the diversity of entries. I am impressed by the wide knowldege on which contructors call to develop their puzzles. Today's puzzle seems particulalrly wide-reaching.
This grid contains 127 entries, and discounting everyday words and expressions, I have noted the following 21 categories into which the rest of the entries belong. The number to the right is the number of references in each category or subject.
sports 7 [3 or 4 of these did not have to be sports entries]
foreign language 3animals