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New York Times, Thursday, January 28, 2010

Author:
Raymond C. Young
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Raymond C. Young

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 32 Missing: {BJV} This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Young. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York TimesNo. 0128 ( 21,996 )

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Across
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Lounging sites in lounges : SOFAS
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Chocolat au ___ : LAIT
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Pump, in a way : QUIZ
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Hatch at a hearing : ORRIN
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The Mountain of Fire, to 23-Acrosses : ETNA
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"Come ___ these yellow sands, / And then take hands": Ariel in "The Tempest" : UNTO
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Scalding castle weapon : FLAMINGOIL
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Gas brand that's also an Italian pronoun : ESSO
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Former Saturn : ION
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En ___ (on tiptoe) : POINTE
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Prefinal game : SEMI
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Person of olden times : ANCIENT
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Like stocks and reference books : INDEXED
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About : INRE
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Four-bagger : TATER
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Spinal parts : DISCS
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Airs : TELECASTS
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It's not Occidental : ASIA
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Coarse-woven cloth : TWEED
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Influence : SWAY
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Not direct at all, as gossip : THIRDHAND
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Follows : HEEDS
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Square, maybe : NERDY
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Source of many a bead : PORE
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Like a crucifix : TSHAPED
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Not normal, as a gene : MUTATED
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A gun, slangily : HEAT
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Chooses : ELECTS
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Follower of harvard. or yale. : EDU
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___-food industry : AGRI
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What 17-Across and 10- and 24-Down all conceal : PINKTHINGS
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___-Aryan : INDO
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"The Dark at the Top of the Stairs" playwright : INGE
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___ a time : ONEAT
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Foreshadowing : SIGN
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Villain : OGRE
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Bathhouse wear : TERRY
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Queen of Spain's Juan Carlos I : SOFIA
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Acrylic fiber : ORLON
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The last Holy Roman emperor : FRANCISII
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Marksman's skill : AIM
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Some marksmen : SNIPERS
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Kosher : LEGIT
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Lots : ATON
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Approved, in a way : INITIALED
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Having star potential : TALENTED
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Resigned response to tragedy : QUESERASERA
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Emasculate, say : UNSEX
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Response to "Who's there?" : ITSME
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Animal-like : ZOOID
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What the "poor dog" had in "Old Mother Hubbard" : NONE
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A pharaoh vis-à-vis Horus, in Egyptian myth : INCARNATION
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Advent mo. : DEC
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Size two, say : TEENY
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"What's up wit ___?" : DAT
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Suffix with freak : ISH
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Talking silly : TWADDLING
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It may help close the deal : SWEETENER
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Wee bit : TAD
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M.O. : SYS
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"Star Wars" droid, informally : THREEPIO
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Passbook abbr. : DEP
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Real somebody : HOTSHOT
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Not go for a drive? : PUTT
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1894 opera set in Egypt : THAIS
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59-Acrosses, in Italian : SEGNI
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Head of government? : HARDG
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Lonette of "The Cotton Club" and "Malcolm X" : MCKEE
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Mitchell of Apollo 14 : EDGAR
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Common nickname for a cowpoke : DUSTY
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Hwy. planner : ENGR
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Suffix with mescal : INE

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 6 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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