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New York Times, Wednesday, April 28, 2004

Author:
John Underwood
Editor:
Will Shortz
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John Underwood

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JX} This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Underwood. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 0428 ( 19,895 )
Across
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Mandrake's field : MAGIC
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It may be painted red : TOWN
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Nailed obliquely : TOED
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Human rights activist Bonner : ELENA
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Gazetteer figure : AREA
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___ dixit : IPSE
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A de Mille : AGNES
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Petits ___ (French peas) : POIS
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Naldi of old films : NITA
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Hamlet's slayer : LAERTES
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Milk-related : LACTEAL
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"Tsk!" : TUT
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Metallurgist's creation : ALLOY
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Walks about : TRAIPSES
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Four-star : SUPERB
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Small bit : IOTA
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Pack away : EAT
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Kind of colony or code : PENAL
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Mid 11th-century date : MLI
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Words with 1-, 6-, 10-, 67-, 68- and 69-Across, and 1-, 13-, 26-, 33-, 53- and 59-Down : SQUARES
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Egg: Prefix : OVO
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Mystery writer Stanley : ELLIN
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11-Down's player : RON
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A util. : ELEC
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Smashed : SOTTED
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Shore line : TIDEMARK
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Schusser's locale : SLOPE
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Sport ___ (car category) : UTE
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Worse, as excuses go : FEEBLER
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Place to play : RECROOM
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Dix + un : ONZE
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Diamond call : SAFE
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Yogi's language : HINDI
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Commandos' arms : UZIS
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Night fliers : OWLS
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Internet marketing : ETAIL
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Tooth part : ROOT
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Stomach tightness : KNOT
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Macarena, e.g. : DANCE
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Prix fixe offering : MEAL
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Pond floater : ALGA
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Spliced item : GENE
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Resistance to change : INERTIA
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Eject : CASTUP
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It's played at night : TAPS
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___ y plata (Montana's motto) : ORO
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Brecht collaborator Kurt : WEILL
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Some French consonants : NASALS
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Old photo : TINTYPE
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Bee's nephew, in old TV : OPIE
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Are, in Aragón : ESTA
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Do business : DEAL
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Footnote abbr. : ETSEQ
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Overthrows : COUPS
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Fertility goddess : ASTARTE
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x : TIMES
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Rich kid in "Nancy" : ROLLO
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At an incline : ATILT
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___ minérale : EAU
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___ Gay : ENOLA
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Frenzied sort : RAVER
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Lego unit : BLOCK
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Fishhook line : SNELL
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"Vive le ___!" : ROI
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Provide, as with a quality : ENDUE
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"Smart decision" : ITSBEST
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Retiree's title : EMERITA
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Makes a small profit : DOESOK
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Designed like Dürer : ETCHED
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Seafood mouthful : PRAWN
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Count in a march : FOUR
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Singer Stuarti : ENZO
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Basso Pinza : EZIO
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Take a load off : REST
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Son of Judah : ONAN
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Keatsian or Pindaric : ODIC
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Horse-race distance : MILE
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"Alice" waitress : FLO

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