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New York Times, Wednesday, February 18, 2004

Author:
Mitch Komro
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Mitch Komro

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Komro. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 0218 ( 19,825 )
Across
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Shout from the sidelines on TV : HIMOM
6
"Monty Python" airer : BBC
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"Concentration" puzzle : REBUS
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Expo '70 site : OSAKA
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"Seinfeld" uncle : LEO
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Visibly shocked : AGASP
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Casino slickster : CARDSHARP
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Caddie, basically : TOTER
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Dangerous cargo, in modern lingo : HAZMAT
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Humble reply : ITRY
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"Charlotte's Web" author : EBWHITE
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Sheriff's party? : POSSE
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Snickers : TEHEES
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Like some eels or catfish : ELECTRIC
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Genesis firstborn : CAIN
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Sleek, in car talk : AERO
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"I'm so glad!" : YAY
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Elevs. : HTS
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Toaster treat : POPTART
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State Dept. figure : AMB
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Comics shriek : EEK
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Met number : ARIA
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Opposite of endo- : ECTO
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Shows contempt for : SNEERSAT
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Potential retiree : SENIOR
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Gold rush territory : YUKON
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Shamefaced : HANGDOG
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W.W. II ally : USSR
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Major fiction : NOVELS
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"Go ahead, ask!" : SHOOT
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What 17- and 37-Across and 11- and 25-Down each comes to? : BITTEREND
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Two-door conveyance : COUPE
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Aladdin's sidekick : ABU
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Instant message recipient, maybe : AOLER
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Like unlucky toreadors : GORED
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Iron-pumper's unit : REP
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Writer who's in the minority : LEFTY
Down
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Ad ___ : HOC
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"Love ___ Sickness" (Daniel poem) : ISA
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Deface : MAR
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Gave the go-ahead : OKD
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Five iron : MASHIE
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Mark, as a trail : BLAZE
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Road shoulder : BERM
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Accede to the district attorney, perhaps : COPAPLEA
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Blow the whistle (on) : RAT
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Self-server : EGOIST
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Bad coffee, informally : BATTERYACID
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Manipulator : USER
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Light-footed : SPRY
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Panama and porkpie : HATS
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"___ is human ..." : TOERR
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Makes aquatints : ETCHES
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Much traveled : BEATEN
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Sugary cocktail : WHISKEYSOUR
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Clucker : HEN
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Nae sayer : SCOT
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Trouble constantly : EATAT
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"You are not!" retort : IAMTOO
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RoboCop, e.g. : CYBORG
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Bench locale : PARK
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Mork's leader on "Mork & Mindy" : ORSON
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Place for cocktails : PIANOBAR
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Chang's twin : ENG
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Low Countries locale : EUROPE
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Margarita feature : SALT
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Ratify by stamping : ENSEAL
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In a lather : HETUP
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Maritime grp. : USCG
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"Buzz off!" : SHOO
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Sensation, slangily : VIBE
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Sitcom newsman Baxter : TED
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Lobster eggs : ROE
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Brownie : ELF
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Take captive : NET
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Like some wells and lectures : DRY

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later.

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