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New York Times, Tuesday, April 14, 1998

Author:
Diane C. Baldwin
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Diane C. Baldwin

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 6 for Ms. Baldwin. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0414 ( 17,689 )
Across
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White House's ___ Room : EAST
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Crafts : MAKES
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Pronto : ASAP
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Close : NEAR
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Society's 400 : ELITE
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Talkative bird : MYNA
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Data : INFO
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Alaska native : ALEUT
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Yemen neighbor : OMAN
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Actress's sports award? : GEENADAVISCUP
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Gymnastics equipment : MAT
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50's-60's pop vocalist ___ Barry : LEN
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Deep-space mission : PROBE
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Up to now : ASYET
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Kind of phone : CELL
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I am, to Caesar : SUM
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With anticipation : EAGERLY
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Celebrities may put them on : AIRS
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Where a TV lawyer keeps clues? : PERRYMASONJAR
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Cunning : FOXY
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Transylvania's locale: Var. : RUMANIA
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Bat wood : ASH
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Famous Hart : MOSS
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Crow : EXULT
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Stocking shade : BEIGE
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Champagne designation : SEC
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"___ said to the..." (joke line) : SOI
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Old musical producer's annual contest? : BILLYROSEBOWL
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Reagan Secretary of State : HAIG
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Pavlov and Lendl : IVANS
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___ piece (Safire column) : OPED
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Like a certain sax : ALTO
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Brown tone : SEPIA
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Hawaii's state bird : NENE
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Essence : GIST
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Ore analysis : ASSAY
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&&& : ANDS
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Mystery : ENIGMA
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Virgil hero : AENEAS
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Two-point score : SAFETY
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1982 Disney movie : TRON
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Fort ___, Md. : MEADE
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Poe's middle name : ALLAN
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Chicken ___ : KIEV
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Place for small scissors : ETUI
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6-3, 4-6, 7-6, e.g. : SETS
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French romance : AMOUR
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Formal meetings : SYMPOSIA
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Anecdotal collection : ANA
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Greek piper : PAN
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Place of worship : ALTAR
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One NCO : CPL
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Dueler with Hamilton : BURR
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Spa in Germany : EMS
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Weird: Var. : EERY
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Studies into the wee hours : CRAMS
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Movie lioness : ELSA
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City on the Rhône and Saône : LYON
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Greek sandwich : GYRO
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Birds now raised on farms : EMUS
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Its slogan was once "Cleans like a white tornado" : AJAX
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Stance : POSE
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Museum features : EXHIBITS
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One of the family : NIECE
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___ Four (Beatles) : FAB
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Actor Gibson : MEL
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Links championship : USOPEN
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Downscale : LOWEND
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Marks over n's : TILDES
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Leg-of-mutton sleeve : GIGOT
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Actress Braga from Brazil : SONIA
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School assignment : ESSAY
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"Mona ___" : LISA
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The "Y" of Y.S.L. : YVES
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Will Smith songs : RAPS
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___ fide : BONA
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Hardly a beauty : HAG
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"Aladdin" prince : ALI

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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