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New York Times, Monday, October 29, 2012

Author:
Gareth Bain
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gareth Bain

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 39 Missing: {JV} This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Bain. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 1029 ( 23,001 )
Across
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Indian tribe with a rain dance : HOPI
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Wood-shaping tool : ADZ
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Kind of tire : RADIAL
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The answer to a preacher's prayers? : AMEN
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Org. with sniffing dogs : DEA
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Old Soviet naval base site : ODESSA
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Devour : WOLFDOWN
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Some online ads : POPUPS
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"You cheated!" : NOFAIR
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Cooler contents : ICE
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New York's Tappan ___ Bridge : ZEE
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Waste time playfully : MONKEYAROUND
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Buffalo Bill : CODY
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Teacher after a test, e.g. : GRADER
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"Honest" prez : ABE
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File folder projection : TAB
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Choice of a political party : NOMINEE
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Pay what's due : PONYUP
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Eat, eat, eat : PIGOUT
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Porky's porcine sweetie : PETUNIA
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Tyrannosaurus ___ : REX
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Right-to-bear-arms org. : NRA
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Carter's successor : REAGAN
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Chimney sweep coating : SOOT
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Hoard : SQUIRRELAWAY
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Crude home : HUT
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Uganda's ___ Amin : IDI
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Attached ___ (legalese phrase) : HERETO
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Crops up : ARISES
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Pertain to : BEARUPON
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Like Jim Crow laws : RACIST
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"Don't you know who ___?" : IAM
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Lima's land : PERU
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Makes into law : ENACTS
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Boffo show sign : SRO
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Hankerings : YENS
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"The First Wives Club" actress Goldie : HAWN
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Melville opus : OMOO
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Ill-gotten wealth : PELF
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Criminal renown : INFAMY
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Deck out : ADORN
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Pasture moisture : DEW
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More madcap : ZANIER
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Muhammad Ali strategy : ROPEADOPE
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"Much ___ About Nothing" : ADO
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Withdrawal's opposite: Abbr. : DEP
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Japanese truck maker : ISUZU
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"Quaking" tree : ASPEN
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Erased a tattoo, say : LASED
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God, in Italian : DIO
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Blue shade : CYAN
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Spy grp. dissolved in 1991 : KGB
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Many a song at a dance club : REMIX
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Not a photocopy: Abbr. : ORIG
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Al who created Joe Btfsplk : CAPP
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Instrument with metal keys : OBOE
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Tin can blemish : DENT
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One doing piano repair : TUNER
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Beekeepers : APIARISTS
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It's taboo : NONO
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Continental coin : EURO
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Coup d'___ : ETAT
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Space race hero Gagarin : YURI
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Superannuated : AGED
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Genetic material : RNA
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They may fall apart under cross-examination : ALIBIS
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Too sentimental : SYRUPY
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Not hoard : SHARE
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Imam's holy book : QURAN
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New York city with a name from antiquity : UTICA
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Company that originated Frisbees and Boogie Boards : WHAMO
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___ Lingus : AER
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Sporting sword : EPEE
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Ripped : TORN
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Big burden : ONUS
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[not my mistake] : SIC
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Superlative suffix : EST
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What a headphone goes over : EAR

Answer summary: 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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