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New York Times, Friday, October 10, 1997

Author:
Shannon Burns
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Shannon Burns

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 32 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 6 for Ms. Burns. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 1010 ( 17,503 )
Across
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Scrap : FRACAS
7
Makes merry : CAVORTS
14
Output : PRODUCT
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Old-time buffalo hunter : ARAPAHO
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Pump worker, perhaps : RESOLER
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Magic, once : LALAKER
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R.O.T.C. relative : OTS
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Home built in a day? : PREFAB
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Hit the road : LEFT
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"Yeah, right!" : ASIF
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Source of relief : BALM
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Self-questioning reply : DOI
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Rage : MANIA
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"Yes, ___" : MAAM
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Current line : WIRE
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Blot : STIGMA
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Industrial fuels : PROPANES
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Horseplay : HIGHJINKS
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Some parasites : BACTERIA
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Shocked : AGHAST
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Hazzard County lawman : ENOS
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Mischievous : ARCH
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Overly sentimental : SAPPY
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Small, for short : LIL
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Scratches (out) : EKES
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Esoteric : DEEP
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Melville work : OMOO
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Lorraine's partner : ALSACE
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Bloomers worn around the neck : LEI
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Rock's Milli ___ : VANILLI
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Tums alternative : ROLAIDS
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Annual, as Mediterranean winds : ETESIAN
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Tchotchke : TRINKET
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Striking out : DELEING
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Roscoe : HEATER
Down
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Is worried about : FRETSAT
2
"Moses in Egypt" composer : ROSSINI
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Flap : ADO
4
"PT 109" actor : CULP
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Biting : ACERB
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Flow : STREAM
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Zuppa di pesce ingredient : CALAMARI
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League member : ARAB
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Batman before George : VAL
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Hyalite, e.g. : OPAL
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Collected abundantly : RAKEDIN
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Position of prominence : THEFORE
13
Forays : SORTIES
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Some tournaments : PROAMS
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Diner stack : FLAPJACKS
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Doesn't give up : FIGHTS
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Paris pal : AMIE
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"Who's the Boss?" role : MONA
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Succumbed to a swindle : WASHAD
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Uttar Pradesh city : AGRA
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Xmas armfuls: Abbr. : PKGS
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Flunky : HIRELING
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Dear : BELOVED
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Fire : ANIMATE
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Silver eagle wearer : COLONEL
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Simian : APELIKE
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One over the limit : SPEEDER
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Keyboard whiz : TYPIST
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Home : HEARTH
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Noted script? : SCORE
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Seine feeder : OISE
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Economist Greenspan : ALAN
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Three-time director for Marlon : ELIA
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Number of weeks per annum : LII
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Army member : ANT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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