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New York Times, Tuesday, January 22, 2002

Human equivalent of a 16-Across

Author:
Richard Chisholm
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Richard Chisholm

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQWX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Chisholm.
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© 2002, The New York Times1/22/02 ( No. 19,068 )
Across
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Queens's ___ Stadium : ASHE
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Big Mama : CASS
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Made eyes at : OGLED
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Mooring place : PIER
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Cornerstone word : ANNO
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Colt's sibling : FILLY
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Big Apple cardinal : EGAN
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1934 Mae West tune : MYOLDFLAME
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Pipsqueak : SHRIMP
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Mars and Milky Way : BARS
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Debussy's "La ___" : MER
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Poke fun at : TEASE
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Tries again : REHEARS
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Groundhog Day's mo. : FEB
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Human equivalent of a 16-Across : GIRL
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Côte-___, France : DOR
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The rain in Spain : AGUA
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New Mexico artists' home : TAOS
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Killer whales : ORCAS
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Has an Olympics honor : CARRIESTHETORCH
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Ferber and O'Brien : EDNAS
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School founded in 1440 : ETON
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The Eternal City : ROME
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Misbehaving : BAD
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Assns. : ORGS
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Coral ___ : SEA
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Spotted beetle : LADYBUG
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"Spare" things : TIRES
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Exist : ARE
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Earthbound avians : EMUS
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Like extra-lite ice cream : NONFAT
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Be an innovator : TRAILBLAZE
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Callas, for one : DIVA
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Locks locale : CANAL
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Arctic ice : FLOE
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"___ Brockovich" : ERIN
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Serengeti scavenger : HYENA
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Merlin, e.g. : SEER
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Place to work : DESK
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Big galoots : APES
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Sound of relief : SIGH
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Nora Ephron best seller : HEARTBURN
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Bert's "Sesame Street" pal : ERNIE
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Tent spot : CAMPSITE
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"___ takers?" : ANY
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Snooty sort : SNOB
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Kind of energy : SOLAR
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Descendant : OFFSHOOT
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Dodger great Hodges : GIL
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Four-legged Andean : LLAMA
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"___ Gantry" : ELMER
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Batik artisans : DYERS
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___ Scott Decision : DRED
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YM or GQ : MAG
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Wipe clean : ERASE
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Dropped pop-up, e.g. : ERROR
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Turn toward : FACE
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Old oath : EGAD
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Kin of keno : LOTTO
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Sheikdom of song : ARABY
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One way to be caught : SHORT
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CNN debate show : CROSSFIRE
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Peak : ACME
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Queens's ___ Stadium : SHEA
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Sponsor of Columbus : ISABELLA
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Casey Jones, for one : ENGINEER
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Hardly Einsteinian : DUMB
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B'way notice : SRO
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Gate closer : LATCH
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Orderly grouping : ARRAY
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Diplomat Silas : DEANE
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Chasms : GULFS
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Finito : ENDED
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Mall event : SALE
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Famous #2 : AVIS
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Bazooka target : TANK
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Bond creator Fleming : IAN
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Actress Wanamaker : ZOE

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