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New York Times, Thursday, April 6, 2000

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 106 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 0406 ( 18,412 )

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Across
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Hardly a close contest : ROMP
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Marching band section : TUBAS
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À la mode : CHIC
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Biblical preposition : UNTO
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Still : INERT
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It may be minced : OATH
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The latest : NEWS
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"The Prince of Tides" star : NOLTE
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___ Minor : URSA
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Aim : INTEND
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Underwater worker : FROGMAN
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Picket sign for a Cape Canaveral technician? : NOFREELAUNCH
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"Peer Gynt" character : TROLL
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Prudential competitor : AETNA
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Madame Bovary : EMMA
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Frightening word : BOO
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Golden ___ : OLDIES
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Get fatter faster? : BEATTOTHEPAUNCH
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Foul (up) : BOLLIX
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Major club : ACE
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Nudge : POKE
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Candied : SWEET
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Levelheaded : SOUND
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Farm animal's anatomical pronouncement? : IHAVEAHAUNCH
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Colorful playing marble : CATSEYE
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Reduced : ONSALE
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Baseball manager Felipe : ALOU
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Yale of Yale University : ELIHU
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Gung-ho : AVID
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Use a spoon, in a way : STIR
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Country album? : ATLAS
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Clique : GANG
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Mender's target : HOLE
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Airbase near Lubbock : REESE
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Sommer in the movies : ELKE
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Dustup : RUNIN
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Bridge bid, briefly : ONENO
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Calendar run : MTWTF
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Toughie : POSER
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Explosive situation : TINDERBOX
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Certain numero : UNO
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___ canto : BEL
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Calculating : ARTFUL
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Back : STERN
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Paid reluctantly : COUGHEDUP
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Disservice : HARM
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Lead-in to shame or boy : ITSA
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"The Chinese Parrot" hero : CHAN
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Cook's hair wear : NET
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City due west of Daytona Beach : OCALA
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Spoils : LOOT
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Song whose title translates as "Farewell to Thee" : ALOHAOE
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First baseman Martinez : TINO
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Where to go for the jugular : NECK
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King Arthur of the courts : ASHE
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Goes back to sea? : EBBS
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Catty remark : MEOW
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Like a parent who can't bear you? : MALE
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Idle : ATLEISURE
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Welcoming party : OPENHOUSE
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Obligation at some churches : TITHE
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Its cap. is Quito : ECUA
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Slim and trim : SVELTE
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One of the 12 tribes of Israel : DAN
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Per annum : AYEAR
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Utility bill basis : USAGE
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Like some ships at sea : NAVAL
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Sound at a toast : CLINK
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Equivocate : HEDGE
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Long green : CASH
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Kind of sax : ALTO
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Hard work : TOIL
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___ de la Réunion : ILE
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Is down with : HAS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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