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Out Of Their Element

New York Times, Sunday, October 16, 1994

Author:
Raymond Hamel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Raymond Hamel

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 132, Blocks: 70 Missing: {JQWZ} This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Hamel. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 1016 ( 16,413 )
Across
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Language from which "bog" is derived : GAELIC
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Peer Gynt's Arabic love : ANITRA
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Begin a losing streak : GOCOLD
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Part of the iris : AREOLA
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Fish that spawns at high tide : GRUNION
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Galileo's muse : URANIA
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"Noises Off" and others : FARCES
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Phantom : EIDOLON
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Shred : TATTER
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Unexpected hitch : FLYINTHEOINTMENT
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Commercial _____ : CODE
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Little terror of children's literature : ELOISE
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"Little Rascals" creator Hal : ROACH
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Car ad abbr. : APR
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Cubemeister Rubik : ERNO
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Fold : PLAIT
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German metaphysicist : HEGEL
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Brooklyn Bridge engineer : ROEBLING
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Intended : FIANCE
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"All systems _____!" : AREGO
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Secures : ATTAINS
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_____-weenie : TEENIE
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Activities : DOINGS
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1983 Michael Jackson hit : BEATIT
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"America's Most Wanted" info : ALIAS
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Fever : HOTNESS
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Pearl Harbor tributes : LEIS
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Arrest : HAULIN
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Judicial writ : ELEGIT
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Adds spice to : ENLIVENS
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Rock group with a blissful-sounding name : XTC
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Hairlike : TRICHOID
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Spiff up : NEATEN
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"Green Mansions" novelist William Henry _____ : HUDSON
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Crossword bird : ERNE
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"Chilly Scenes of Winter" author : BEATTIE
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In _____ (unborn) : UTERO
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Three times : THRICE
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Robin Hood, e.g. : ARCHER
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Toast to one's health : PROSIT
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"Man of _____" : THEYEAR
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Track athlete : MILER
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"A Girl Named _____" (1962 film) : TAMIKO
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Fakery : PRETENSE
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Kind of tank : SCUBA
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Agreement : UNITY
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Head material, perhaps : FOAM
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Your: Fr. : TES
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On the mother's side of the family : ENATE
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East Indian sailor : LASCAR
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Seed covering : ARIL
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Clumsy one : BULLINACHINASHOP
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Freshwater minnow : REDFIN
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Crescent-shaped window : LUNETTE
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Levi Strauss rival : GITANO
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Tenor Jan : PEERCE
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Type of afferent nerve : EXCITOR
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_____ Institute (self-improvement group) : ESALEN
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St. George, for one : SLAYER
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Casino employee : DEALER
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Not uniform : RAGTAG
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Kind of sail : GAFF
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Asian sea : ARAL
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Spine-tingling: Var. : EERY
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Points : LOCI
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Actress Graff : ILENE
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Impossible dream : CASTLEINTHEAIR
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Recitative song : ARIOSO
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Blue picture : NUDIE
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Sharing, as a secret : INON
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Type of steering : TILT
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Ship cabin : ROOM
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"The Vampire Lestat" writer : ANNERICE
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Architectural drop : GUTTA
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Jody's mother in "The Yearling" : ORA
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Best seller of 1951, with "The" : CATCHERINTHERYE
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Aware of : ONTO
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Emulated Ananais : LIED
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Throw down the gauntlet : DARE
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Turning right : GEEING
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Brass : HORNS
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Score unit : NOTE
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In disarray : CHAOTIC
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Fit for farming : ARABLE
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Irish moonshine : POTEEN
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Sears speciality : RETAIL
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High hopes : PIEINTHESKY
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_____ Lang (Superbody's girlfriend) : LANA
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Aromatic seed : ANISE
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Kind of pool : GENE
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Shirred items : EGGS
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Destruction : LOSS
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What crazy people have : BATSINTHEBELFRY
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Weeks per annum? : LII
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Name of four Popes : FELIX
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Chess champ Mikhail : TAL
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Selfish one : DOGINTHEMANGER
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Lifesaver : HERO
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Buy into a poker game : ANTE
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Apply : USE
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O.T.C. grads, perhaps : LTS
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One who's seen combat : VETERAN
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Antique shop item : CURIO
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Get situated : ORIENT
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If : INCASE
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Some lawn mowers : DEERES
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"The Flying Finn" : NURMI
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Telegraph bit : DOT
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Sounds of impact : BAMS
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Lexicographer Partridge : ERIC
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Defendant's friend, often: Abbr. : ACLU
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Words after "hop" or "get around" : TOIT
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Angry, with "up" : HET
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Like a den, often : PANELLED
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Actress Lords : TRACI
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"Swan Lake" garb : TUTU
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More extravagant : POSHER
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Five to ten, e.g.? : FACTOR
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Yokum boy : ABNER
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Milk, in Milano : LATTE
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Mrs. Gorbachev : RAISA
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Dadaist pieces : ARPS
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Projectionist's need : REEL
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Inkling : IDEA
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Elegance : LUXE
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Quechua ruler : INCA
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Buzz's lunar partner : NEIL
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Bellows painting "_____ at Sharkey's" : STAG
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Guard's cry : HALT
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Eminently draftable : ONEA
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Pioneering video game : PONG
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The rocks in "on the rocks" : ICE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 7 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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