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New York Times, Friday, February 25, 2000

Author:
William S. Cotter
Editor:
Will Shortz
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William S. Cotter

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Cotter. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 0225 ( 18,371 )
Across
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Backyard item : BUGZAPPER
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Woman of La Mancha : MUJER
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The earth's is largely iron : INNERCORE
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Foucault's "This Is Not ___" : APIPE
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Ceres, for one : PLANETOID
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The sky, maybe : LIMIT
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Spanish article : LAS
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Exuviates : SHEDS
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Bygone money : ECU
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Long : ACHE
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Wage ___ : EARNER
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"Rob Roy" star, 1995 : NEESON
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He played himself in "Being John Malkovich" : SEANPENN
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Ancient ascetic : ESSENE
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The gamut, in retailing : ALLSIZES
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Accept, but maybe unhappily : SWALLOW
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Get clobbered : TAKEAHIT
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Optimal number of golf strokes : FEWEST
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Noted bell ringer : AVONLADY
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PepsiCo product : FRITOS
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Persist : LINGER
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Literally, "injured" : LESE
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Kit ___ : KAT
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Super Bowl XXV site : TAMPA
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Street wear? : RUT
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Circus prop : STILT
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Important crossing points : GOALLINES
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It might get you a ride : TOKEN
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Teflon, for one : TRADENAME
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Wooer of Merope, in myth : ORION
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Lags : STRAGGLES
Down
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Many a crop-duster : BIPLANE
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Prepares to remove : UNLACES
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Grinds : GNASHES
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Pursuit of satori : ZEN
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Metric measure : ARE
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Batting avgs., e.g. : PCTS
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"Fiddle-faddle!" : POOH
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Gannon University city : ERIE
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Demond's 70's TV co-star : REDD
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Start to adjust? : MAL
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Co. formed in a 1958 merger : UPI
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1956 Literature Nobelist Juan Ramón ___ : JIMENEZ
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Having the characteristics of both sexes : EPICENE
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Figures watched at night? : RETURNS
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Barricade : SEALOFF
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Suffix with Brooklyn : ESE
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Match, as a description : ANSWER
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Coll. in Troy, N.Y. : RPI
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Discounted : ONSALE
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Sitcom with Dick and Joanna : NEWHART
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Slightly blue : SALTY
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Addition of sorts : ELL
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Succor : AID
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Addresses : TALKSTO
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Snoopy, as he sometimes fancied himself : AVIATOR
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1950 nonfiction best seller : KONTIKI
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School subj. : ENG
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1977 "Gnomes" best-selling author Huygen : WIL
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Like some flames : ETERNAL
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Snide retort : SOSUEME
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Cousins of houseflies : TSETSES
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Ticket sellers: Abbr. : AGTS
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"Beetle Bailey" creator Walker : MORT
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Bygone TV host : PAAR
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Actor whose last name has three letters of his first : ALDA
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Fierce type, astrologically : LEO
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Statler Bros. broadcaster : TNN
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Mutton serving : LEG
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Like a popular Beethoven minuet : ING

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 5 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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