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New York Times, Thursday, March 11, 2004

Author:
Jeremy Thomas Paine
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jeremy Thomas Paine

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JVWZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Paine. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 0311 ( 19,847 )
Across
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Marking on an old MIG : CCCP
5
Some degs. : BAS
8
Item thrown on a barbecue : PATTY
13
Part : ROLE
14
___ Vista : ALTA
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Team subset : SQUAD
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Certain Protestant : UNITARIAN
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They get into jams : AUTOS
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Santa's wife? : DEPENDENTCLAUS
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Lots : ATON
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Once-popular street liners : ELMS
24
Marina sight : YACHT
26
Architecture critic Huxtable and others : ADAS
27
I.C.U. test : EEG
30
Library holding : FICHE
31
Inlets : RIAS
32
"The Egg ___" : ANDI
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Utility's advice to an excavator? : REMEMBERTHEMAIN
36
Yank, e.g. : ALER
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It comes from une tête : IDEE
38
Knife brand : XACTO
39
Bowl features, for short : TDS
40
Kind of mark : SKID
41
Western Australia's capital : PERTH
42
Round part : BEER
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Host : ARMY
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Make attractive requests? : SAYPRETTYPLEAS
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Region famous for the blues : DELTA
51
Infinite : COUNTLESS
52
Oil holder : EASEL
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Miss. neighbor : TENN
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Writer Murdoch : IRIS
55
Dentist's advice : FLOSS
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Understand : SEE
57
Word in many business names : SONS
Down
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"Phooey!" : CRUD
2
Scoop holder : CONE
3
Cut short : CLIP
4
Director of exercises, in brief : PETEACHER
5
"... And God Created Woman" star, 1956 : BARDOT
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Unfamiliar : ALIEN
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Cartoonist Drake : STAN
8
Whence the line "Thy word is a lamp unto my feet" : PSALMS
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Blues : AQUAS
10
1984 Peace Nobelist : TUTU
11
___ Ski Valley (western resort) : TAOS
12
QB's gains : YDS
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Precede : ANTEDATE
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Pregame ritual : ANTHEM
21
Conflict : CLASH
24
Produce : YIELD
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High points : ACMES
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Broadcast : AIRED
27
Opposite of vote down : ENACT
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Head of Hollywood : EDITH
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1970's-80's singer Vannelli : GINO
30
Group known for pranks, in short : FRAT
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Steer elsewhere : REDIRECT
32
Showy bloom : AMARYLLIS
34
Cyclist : BIKER
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Give a waiver : EXEMPT
40
Floral envelope parts : SEPALS
41
"The Scarlet Letter" woman : PRYNNE
42
Digital data : BYTES
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Carry ___ (sing on pitch) : ATUNE
44
Stamp : SEAL
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Additionally : ALSO
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Low digits : TOES
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Architect Saarinen : EERO
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A ___ apple : ASIN
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Flat tire indicator : SSSS
50
Telephone trio : DEF

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

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