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New York Times, Thursday, April 1, 1999

Author:
Kelly Clark
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Kelly Clark

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 42 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 6 for Ms. Clark. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 0401 ( 18,041 )
Across
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Cutoffs, maybe, before they were cutoffs : JEANS
6
Sound of breaking up? : HAHA
10
Masterpieces : GEMS
14
Sylvia Plath book : ARIEL
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Religious image : ICON
16
Baker's need : OVEN
17
Oft-quoted Yogi : BERRA
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Old Spanish kingdom : LEON
19
Coin no longer being minted : LIRA
20
What happens when Kansas City wins a World Series? : ROYALSDOAFLIP
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Sea's partner : SKI
25
Draw : TIE
26
Boston team, in brief : CELTS
27
Why is the milk production survey so screwy? : OAFPOLLSDAIRY
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Kind of wrench : ALLEN
33
Like a Burns acquaintance : AULD
34
Sharp : KEEN
35
Detroit's county : WAYNE
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Item in which to do a plié : TUTU
41
Resistance units : OHMS
42
Not just a franchisee : OWNER
43
Why is the drought-plagued swim club bankrupt? : ADRYPOOLFAILS
47
Film maker Frank : CAPRA
49
Playboy head, to friends : HEF
50
Lake Okeechobee's state: Abbr. : FLA
51
What's the anagrammatic reason for these odd questions? : APRILFOOLSDAY
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Kind of gin : SLOE
57
Food for Fido : ALPO
58
Songs "di sentimento" : ARIAS
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High scores : TENS
62
1963 Liz Taylor role : CLEO
63
Busybody : YENTA
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New England's locale : EAST
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Fish locale : TANK
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"Broca's Brain" author : SAGAN
Down
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Elbows do it : JAB
2
Before : ERE
3
BB gun, e.g. : AIRRIFLE
4
Peter Lorre's role in "The Story of Mankind" : NERO
5
Mercury astronaut Deke : SLAYTON
6
Noted Talmudic sage : HILLEL
7
Ones that may be high? : ACES
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Tough : HOOD
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___ Domini : ANNO
10
Green party? : GOLFER
11
In a bad way : EVILLY
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Excellence : MERIT
13
Says quickly : SNAPS
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Be in a bad way : AIL
22
Kind of wit or test : ACID
23
Saturate : SOAK
24
Curly cabbage : KALE
28
Compose : PEN
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Authority : SAYSO
30
Press for payment : DUN
31
Ginger ___ : ALE
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"___ me?" : WHY
36
Band aid? : AMP
37
Air letters? : TWA
38
Making whole : UNIFYING
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Make known : TELL
40
Bear with us at night : URSA
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Voiced : ORAL
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Times when you're not at your peak : OFFDAYS
43
Pinafores : APRONS
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Thirstiest : DRIEST
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"Hey, check that out!" : OHLOOK
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Guitarist Paul : LES
47
Class : CASTE
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Cop ___ : APLEA
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It's the truth : FACT
53
Spanish pot : OLLA
54
Available : OPEN
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Vicinity : AREA
59
___ standstill : ATA
60
Mateo or Miguel, e.g. : SAN

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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