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New York Times, Sunday, February 13, 1994

Author: Cathy Millhauser
Editor: Will Shortz
Cathy Allis
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 82 Missing: {AIJOQUYZ} This is puzzle # 6 for Ms. Allis. NYT links: Across Lite

JimH notes: E is the only vowel used in the entire grid. There are a record 138 of them.
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E
2
L
3
B
4
E
5
E
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B
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B
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E
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D
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D
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E
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B
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T
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H
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E
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L
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D
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D
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E
D
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E
M
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S
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S
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R
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S
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S
P
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E
C
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H
L
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S
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E
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B
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N
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H
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N
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G
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D
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M
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T
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H
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M
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R
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R
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D
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P
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S
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T
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S
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H
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R
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P
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B
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K
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R
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G
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L
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M
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R
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D
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© 1994, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Dresden's river : ELBE
5. Went out with the waves : EBBED
10. Corporate problem : DEBT
14. Was unyielding : HELD
18. Part of an estate : DEED
19. ''If you could _____ now!'' : SEEME
20. Unacceptable for this puzzle? : ELESS
22. Robert of the C.S.A. : ELEE
23. Cardiac fitness assessment : STRESSTEST
25. Awed, in a way : SPEECHLESS
27. Block components : STREETS
28. Barnaby Jones portrayer : EBSEN
30. Hatchet handle : HELVE
31. English Channel feeder : EXE
32. Not aye : NEER
33. Blood pigment : HEME
34. Goaded : EGGED
38. Discourage : DETER
40. Creme _____ : DEMENTHE
44. Actor Frobe of ''Goldfinger'' : GERT
45. ''When I Fall in Love'' singers : THELETTERMEN
48. TV cartoon pal : REN
49. ''Nicholas Nickleby'' Tony winner : REES
50. Sigmoid swimmers : EELS
51. Passbook amts. : DEPS
52. Told to go : SENT
53. Compass reading : ESE
54. Squirrellike mammals : TREESHREWS
58. Pound parts : PENCE
59. Like some bikes : TENSPEED
62. DARE target group : TEENS
63. Nonvine wine source : ELDER
64. Grace verb : BLESS
65. Some battle participants : SEXES
66. Pintail ducks : SMEES
68. Drum or guitar type : STEEL
70. Coaster cries : WHEES
71. Uniformity : EVENNESS
74. ''...called for his fiddlers _____'' : THREE
75. '83 play-based movie : THEDRESSER
77. Asian holiday : TET
78. Need Ban : REEK
79. Fifth word of ''America'' : THEE
80. Crossword worker? : ESNE
81. Leather attachment : ETTE
82. C.P.R. giver, perhaps : EMT
83. Longest-running network TV show : MEETTHEPRESS
87. Etta of old comics : KETT
88. Wayne's world : WESTERNS
90. Pulitzer columnist Goodman : ELLEN
91. Noted name in Mideast talks : PERES
92. Often-changed lines : HEMS
93. Perry's creator : ERLE
94. Mrs., abroad : MME
96. ''_____ Foolish Things'' : THESE
98. Plant, perhaps : EMBED
99. Retainers : KEEPERS
103. First choice : PREFERENCE
105. Kind of agreement : GENTLEMENS
108. Deprived, once : REFT
109. Pesach repast : SEDER
110. Show some muscle : EXERT
111. Extra-large shoe width : EEEE
112. Little red critters : EFTS
113. Nair competitor : NEET
114. Olympic pointers? : EPEES
115. Bunch : SLEW
1. Mag. wheels : EDS
2. ''why don't we?'' : LETS
3. Oscar: Felix:: Ernie: _____ : BERT
4. Pulitzer-winning critic Richard : EDER
5. Chelmsford's county : ESSEX
6. The Divine Miss M : BETTE
7. Sex education subject? : BEES
8. Miami couple : EMS
9. Wane in warring : DETENTE
10. Finishing order : DESSERT
11. Cockney's assistant : ELPER
12. Existed : BEEN
13. J.A. Prufrock's creator : TSE
14. Greeks' ancestor : HELLEN
15. Abbr. on a mountain sign : ELEV
16. Majesty's start : LESE
17. Flemish composer _____ Prés : DES
21. Devilish designs : SCHEMES
24. Parakeet treat : SEED
26. Macho ones : HEMEN
29. Shade of red : BEET
33. Cannabis plants : HEMPS
34. Snowy _____ : EGRET
35. They come in skeins : GEESE
36. SSgt. Barry Sadler's group : GREENBERETS
37. Alf, Mork, etc. : ETS
38. Struck out : DELED
39. Additionally : ELSE
40. Pearson and Barrymore : DREWS
41. Mary Quant was one : TRENDSETTER
42. Accordingly : HENCE
43. Log : ENTER
45. Spots for chapeaux : TETES
46. Old ''Tonight Show'' starter : HERES
47. Utopias : EDENS
52. Moon: Prefix : SELEN
55. Charger, e.g. : STEED
56. Charming person? : HEXER
57. ''Don't You Know'' singer : REESE
58. Hammer's end : PEEN
60. Stylishly polished : SLEEK
61. That Cosmos guy : PELE
65. Coating : SHEET
66. Pals of Olaf and Lars : SVENS
67. Poetic ponds : MERES
68. Sow, maybe : STREW
69. Kind of park : THEME
70. Sharpens : WHETS
71. Krupp Works site : ESSEN
72. Otto's preceder : SETTE
73. Keeps : STETS
75. Those times : THENS
76. Withered : SERE
79. Jailbirds : TERMERS
81. Manage, with ''out'' : EKE
83. Noted resignee of 1988 : MEESE
84. ''Babes in Toyland'' composer : HERBERT
85. Vogue competitor : ELLE
86. Promise recipient : PLEDGEE
89. Cause for alarms : THEFTS
91. Skunk LePew : PEPE
93. Roast host : EMCEE
94. Downing Street distance : METRE
95. Lunch sandwiches : MELTS
96. Nonkosher : TREF
97. Weight urbane : HEFT
98. ''The Neverending Story'' writer : ENDE
99. Child support? : KNEE
100. Tayside tios : EMES
101. Virginia _____ : REEL
102. Antique knife : SNEE
103. Early start? : PRE
104. Poet's time : EEN
106. Not local: Abbr. : EXP
107. Do darts : SEW

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