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New York Times, Tuesday, December 20, 1994

Author:
Robert R. Zimmerman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Robert Zimmerman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {FJQWZ} This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Zimmerman. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 1220 ( 16,478 )
Across
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Gymnast Korbut : OLGA
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Black : EBON
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The "k" in 24-k. : KARAT
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"Where'er I _____...": Goldsmith, "The Traveller" : ROAM
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Family stories : LORE
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Keep in stitches : AMUSE
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Busy buzzer : BUMBLEBEE
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Shakespearean title role : TIMON
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Col. Klink's domain, in 60's TV : STALAG
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Singer Anita : ODAY
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Sis's sib : BRO
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Miss Gabor et al. : EVAS
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Alpine vocalist : YODELER
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Harry Blackmun opinions, often : DISSENTS
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Cattle : KINE
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Balderdash : ROT
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Language of Dundee : SCOTS
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Music with a beat : DISCO
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Reuniongoer, informally : ALUM
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Standing up : ERECT
43
Not working, as a battery : DEAD
44
Street urchin : GAMIN
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Bogged down : MIRED
48
Mimic : APE
49
_____ Bones (Ichabod Crane's rival) : BROM
51
Melville's Ishmael, e.g. : NARRATOR
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Dieter's worry : CALORIE
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Bluenose : PRIG
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"The loneliest number" : ONE
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Gymnastic equipment : MATS
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Maltreat : ILLUSE
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Shinbone : TIBIA
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Dish for the deflated : HUMBLEPIE
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Take _____ for the worse : ATURN
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Not written : ORAL
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_____ end (stopped) : ATAN
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Onomastics study : NAMES
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Erotic : SEXY
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Pops' partners : MOMS
Down
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Eyeballs : ORBS
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Boor : LOUT
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Vasco da _____ : GAMA
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Strolls : AMBLES
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Poshness : ELEGANCE
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TV's Newhart : BOB
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Item dunked in milk : OREO
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In want : NEEDY
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Singing insect : KATYDID
10
Maupassant's "Bel-_____" : AMI
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Model A feature : RUMBLESEAT
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Stick out like _____ thumb : ASORE
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Canio, e.g., in "Pagliacci" : TENOR
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Washes : LAVES
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Hunky-dory : AOK
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Nor'western : STORM
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Geraint's beloved : ENID
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Long puff : DRAG
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Southeast Kansas town : IOLA
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Lummox : STUMBLEBUM
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Oktoberfest vessel : STEIN
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Throw away : SCRAP
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Mafia kingpin : CAPO
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Wroclaw's river : ODER
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Painter Joan : MIRO
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Quite, to the British : TERRIBLY
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Conquerors of 1066 : NORMANS
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Boot camp routine : DRILL
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"Mamma _____!" : MIA
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Shining : AGLEAM
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Trig function : COTAN
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Santa _____ race track : ANITA
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Group character : ETHOS
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Slangy yes : SURE
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_____ no good : UPTO
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Famous twins' home : SIAM
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Nighttimes, in poetry : EENS
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Fury : IRE
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Nth degree : MAX

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

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