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New York Times, Tuesday, April 16, 2002

6-Down : Hocks

Author:
Sarah Keller
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Sarah Keller

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {HJQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 14 for Ms. Keller.
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© 2002, The New York Times4/16/02 ( No. 19,152 )
Across
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Understand : GRASP
6
Ill-gotten gains : PELF
10
One of the Three Bears : MAMA
14
With 59-Down, like some winds : SANTA
15
Mimic : APER
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Shortstop Rodriguez : ALEX
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Invalidate : ANNUL
18
Beaujolais, e.g. : WINE
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Swamp : MIRE
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Something followed on a screen : BOUNCINGBALL
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Sun or moon : ORB
26
64-Across and others: Abbr. : MTS
27
Blots out : ERASES
28
Bet taker : BOOKIE
30
Light snack : BITE
32
Astronomer Hubble : EDWIN
33
Jacques of "Mon Oncle" : TATI
34
Lazarus or Goldman : EMMA
38
Something followed in a classic movie : YELLOWBRICKROAD
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Mediocre : SOSO
42
Diner sign : EATS
43
Very angry : IRATE
44
Violins and violas: Abbr. : STRS
45
Shoe part : INSTEP
46
French city on the Strait of Dover : CALAIS
50
Inc., in London : LTD
51
Boozer : SOT
52
Something followed at school : INSTRUCTIONS
56
Medicine bottle : VIAL
57
It goes across the board : IRON
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Make into law : ENACT
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"Cómo ___?" : ESTA
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Dialing need : TONE
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Whence the Ten Commandments : SINAI
65
Dick Tracy's Trueheart : TESS
66
Try at roulette : SPIN
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It may follow a split : SPARE
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Govt. property overseer : GSA
2
Accepted the nomination, say : RAN
3
___ Darrow of "King Kong" : ANN
4
Not much of a pencil : STUB
5
Trigger, e.g. : PALOMINO
6
Hocks : PAWNS
7
Michael Jackson's record label : EPIC
8
Filmmaker Riefenstahl : LENI
9
Not just fast-paced : FRENETIC
10
Deadly African snake : MAMBA
11
Son of Sam, e.g. : ALIAS
12
Blackbird : MERLE
13
Skating jumps : AXELS
21
Colorado native : UTE
22
College sr.'s test : GRE
23
Follows : OBEYS
24
Roping venue : RODEO
25
Some championship games : BOWLS
29
Narc's find, maybe : KILO
30
St. ___ (New York church, informally) : BARTS
31
Inflammatory suffix : ITIS
33
Aid to skiers : TBAR
34
Goofs : ERRS
35
Castle protectors : MOATS
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San ___, Calif. : MATEO
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Skilled : ADEPT
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Divers' garb : WETSUITS
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Benevolence : KINDNESS
44
"To ___ With Love" : SIR
45
Ice skater Midori : ITO
46
Spotted cat : CIVET
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Liqueur flavoring : ANISE
48
Exams for would-be attys. : LSATS
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Book that readers think the world of : ATLAS
50
It's kept in a closet : LINEN
53
Clip : CROP
54
Singer Tennille : TONI
55
Scissors sound : SNIP
59
See 14-Across : ANA
60
Saturn or Mercury : CAR
61
Dead heat : TIE

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