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New York Times, Wednesday, April 2, 1997

Author:
Mark Elliot Skolsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
The Flintstones' favorite Congressman?
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Mark Elliot Skolsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Skolsky. Wednesday freshness: 55%
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© 1997, The New York Times4/2/97 ( No. 17,312 )
Across
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Abnormal vesicle : CYST
5
Longtime Boston Symphony conductor : OZAWA
10
D.E.A. officer : NARC
14
Miles per hour, e.g. : RATE
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Suburban San Francisco county : MARIN
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Like an octopus's defense : INKY
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Inter ___ : ALIA
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Parenthetical comment : ASIDE
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Saintly : GOOD
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The Flintstones' favorite track star? : WILMARUDOLPH
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"___ pray" : LETUS
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NASA launch concern : WEATHER
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Carl Reiner's "Where's ___?" : POPPA
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Daunt : SCARE
33
Drink from a dish : LAP
36
The Flintstones' favorite dancer? : FREDASTAIRE
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Greek concert sites : ODEA
41
Steal away : ELOPE
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Cattle encourager : PROD
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The Flintstones' favorite Congressman? : BARNEYFRANK
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Calendar spans: Abbr. : YRS
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Drain : EMPTY
48
Popular Deco lithographs : ERTES
50
Covets : DESIRES
53
Organize, as an exhibit : MOUNT
57
The Flintstones' favorite baker? : BETTYCROCKER
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Skater Starbuck : JOJO
64
Bunk : HOOEY
65
Word in many Gardner titles : CASE
66
"The Art of Love" poet : OVID
67
Fish : ANGLE
68
"Como ___ usted?" : ESTA
69
Pebbles, e.g., on "The Flintstones" : BABY
70
Actress Patricia et al. : NEALS
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Day of ___ : REST
Down
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Swimming stroke : CRAWL
2
Bulldog : YALIE
3
Circus prop : STILT
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Join forces (with) : TEAMUP
5
Bradley or Sharif : OMAR
6
Pitts of "Life With Father" : ZASU
7
Droughtlike : ARID
8
Golf ___ : WIDOW
9
Give extreme unction to, old-style : ANELE
10
Brandy, perhaps : NIGHTCAP
11
Year in Spain : ANO
12
"Citizen Kane" studio : RKO
13
Dancer Charisse : CYD
21
Beginning : ASOF
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History : PAST
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Dangerous, colloquially : HAIRY
26
Trial's partner : ERROR
27
Oboes, e.g. : REEDS
29
Quarry : PREY
30
Ill-gotten gains : PELF
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Put on a pedestal : ADORE
33
Like oak leaves : LOBED
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"There Is Nothin' Like ___" : ADAME
35
Police blotter types : PERPS
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Be on ___ with (equal) : APAR
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Posted : SENT
40
Immunity unit : ANTIBODY
44
Australia's largest lake : EYRE
45
___ Sabe : KEMO
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Football : SOCCER
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Wharton's "___ Frome" : ETHAN
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Best Director of 1986 and 1989 : STONE
54
Imperial decree : UKASE
55
Settles in : NESTS
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Doctor : TREAT
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Hatha-___ : YOGA
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Word with T or dry : CELL
60
Whiskies : RYES
61
Psalms preceder : JOB
62
Fertility clinic needs : OVA
63
Foresail : JIB

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