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New York Times, Thursday, April 17, 2003

Author:
Eric Berlin
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Eric Berlin

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQZ} This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Berlin. NYT links: Across Lite
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U
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F
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O
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D
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ESP
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O
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T
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S
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S
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I
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D
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L
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E
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T
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N
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E
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N
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T
H
ESP
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S
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U
N
S
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B
I
T
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R
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R
O
L
F
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R
ESP
I
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R
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R
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P
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P
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N
U
D
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R
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G
U
T
S
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L
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Y
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S
N
E
E
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A
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F
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L
A
T
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N
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E
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L
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A
M
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A
S
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L
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I
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N
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T
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H
E
S
I
X
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H
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S
E
N
S
E
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M
A
I
D
S
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E
T
E
R
N
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B
B
S
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P
R
E
S
S
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V
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ESP
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E
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R
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A
L
P
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A
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C
A
S
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D
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R
M
O
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ESP
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N
O
L
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W
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I
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D
ESP
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M
O
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H
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S
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L
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A
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S
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R
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 0417 ( 19,518 )
Across
1
Subj. of some amateur photography : UFO
4
Ones with iron hands : DESPOTS
9
Move laterally : SIDLE
14
Plating choice : TIN
15
"My Three Sons" son : ERNIE
16
Reputed founder of tragic drama : THESPIS
17
Young ___ : UNS
18
Dog to beware of : BITER
19
English colonist in Virginia : ROLFE
20
Breathing aid : RESPIRATOR
22
Cocoon dwellers : PUPAE
23
Less covered : NUDER
24
With a lot of nerve : GUTSILY
26
Large knife : SNEE
27
It's just above G : AFLAT
30
German "never" : NIE
31
Female vampires : LAMIAS
33
Debtors' burdens : LIENS
35
1999 film whose title is a hint to this puzzle's theme : THESIXTHSENSE
38
Ones involved in dust-ups? : MAIDS
39
Perpetual, poetically : ETERNE
40
Small shot : BBS
41
Newspapers : PRESS
42
Bell rung at evening : VESPER
46
Guanaco relatives : ALPACAS
49
Skin: Prefix : DERMO
50
What las novelas are written in : ESPANOL
51
Common : WIDESPREAD
54
"Haystacks" painter : MONET
55
Temple of Literature locale : HANOI
56
Prussian pronoun : SIE
57
Its capital is St.-√Čtienne : LOIRE
58
Embrace : ADOPT
59
Pavement caution : SLO
60
The Quechua, e.g. : INCAS
61
Taylor of "The Nanny" : RENEE
62
Old spy org. : OSS
Down
1
About-faces : UTURNS
2
Elaborate : FINESPUN
3
Kind of kick : ONSIDE
4
Shut out : DEBAR
5
Vivacious wit : ESPRIT
6
Not had by : ONTO
7
Cake feature, sometimes : TIER
8
Talk about heaven, perhaps: Abbr. : SER
9
Proceed proudly : STRUT
10
Flapjack places, familiarly : IHOPS
11
Chicago suburb : DESPLAINES
12
Drowning person's need : LIFELINE
13
Suffix with legal : ESE
21
Showed dizziness : REELED
22
Impose : PUT
24
They may be in stitches : GASHES
25
"You bet!" : YES
27
"___ dreaming?" : AMI
28
Handy-andies : FIXERS
29
Drink that may be a double : LATTE
32
Dummkopf : ASS
33
Elmore of basketball : LEN
34
Insult response : INEVER
35
One sip, say : TABLESPOON
36
Like Laredo, largely : HISPANIC
37
Some B.M.O.C.'s : SRS
38
An exec may have one : MBA
41
Buddy : PAL
43
Relative of a 29-Down : ESPRESSO
44
Contacts quickly, perhaps : EMAILS
45
Punchers' entertainment : RODEOS
47
End of ___ : ANERA
48
Pigeon shelters : COTES
49
Notwithstanding : DESPITE
51
Spoonbills do it : WADE
52
Wise to : INON
53
Ninny : DOPE
54
Mid 11th-century date : MLI
55
Laugh syllable : HAR

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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