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New York Times, Thursday, December 15, 1994

Author:
Rich Norris
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rich Norris

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 35 Missing: {FVWX} This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 1215 ( 16,473 )

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Across
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Lotto lures : JACKPOTS
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Warehouse: Abbr. : STOR
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Djibouti neighbor : ETHIOPIA
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Took it easy : LAZED
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Cut-and-dried : STANDARD
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Antiphon, for one : ORATOR
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Walrus feature : TUSK
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Logical abbr. : QED
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Provoke : ENRAGE
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Compass heading : ENE
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"The Age of Anxiety" poet : AUDEN
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Economize : SKIMP
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Smooth again, as soil : RERAKE
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Abba hit song, 1975 : SOS
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Inverness negative : NAE
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Lively : KINETIC
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Bristle : SETA
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Treatment plan : REGIMEN
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Sisterly : SORORAL
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Make : EARN
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Precipitated, in a way : SLEETED
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Actress Joanne : DRU
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Scandinavian flier : SAS
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Hired supporters at a performance : CLAQUE
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Hired workers : HANDS
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Restless : ITCHY
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Young _____ (tots, in dialect) : UNS
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Tentacled mollusks : OCTOPI
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Informant : RAT
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Switch's partner : BAIT
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Lawyerdom : THEBAR
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Menu heading : ALACARTE
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Author Jong : ERICA
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One who's on the way out : DEPORTEE
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Observed : SEEN
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Lookouts, e.g. : ABETTORS
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Court employee : JESTER
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Bring into harmony : ATTUNE
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Beer, sometimes : CHASER
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Twist : KINK
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Seed vessel : POD
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Unintelligibility : OPAQUENESS
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Hackneyed : TIRED
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Most downcast : SADDEST
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Blackthorn : SLOE
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Small mountain pools : TARNS
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Rock's _____ Mountain Daredevils : OZARK
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Dental device : RETAINER
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Church beliefs : DOGMATA
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Abrogate : REPEAL
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Actor _____ Tamiroff : AKIM
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Clamor : NOISE
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Related : AKIN
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Office need : SCOTCHTAPE
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Chou _____ : ENLAI
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Word with cream or ice cream : SODA
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Passionate : REDHOT
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Otologist's case : EARACHE
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Weight lifters, at times : GRUNTERS
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Count (on) : RELY
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TV actor Erik : ESTRADA
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Book size, in printing : QUARTO
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Minister, at weddings : UNITER
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Lauder et al. : ESTEES
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Maynard's "good buddy" of 60's TV : DOBIE
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Room : SPACE
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Godwin's "The Adventures of _____ Williams" : CALEB
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Zagros Mountains site : IRAN
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One of the Simpsons : BART
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Hospital bed : COT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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