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New York Times, Tuesday, April 7, 1998

Author:
Randy Sowell
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Randy Sowell

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Sowell. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0407 ( 17,682 )

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Across
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Andy's pal : AMOS
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Decent-sized diamond : CARAT
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Latin I word : AMAS
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Term of endearment : BABE
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Kitchen appliance brand : AMANA
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Shed : MOLT
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LIGHTS! : BROADWAYDISPLAY
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Chop down : AXE
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Actress McClurg : EDIE
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DNA structure : HELIX
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Carolina college : ELON
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Bradley, the G.I.'s General : OMAR
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Composer Gustav : MAHLER
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Moot : ACADEMIC
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Red as ___ : ABEET
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___ Cove, L.I. : GLEN
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Cotton gin maker Whitney : ELI
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CAMERA! : SURVEILLANCEAID
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Troupes for the troops: Abbr. : USO
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Appearance : MIEN
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Bisect : HALVE
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Traitorous : RENEGADE
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Joke that causes a belly laugh : GASSER
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Franchise : VOTE
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"Stop waiting around!" : DOIT
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Heart pitapat : THROB
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Animation frames : CELS
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Average guy : JOE
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ACTION! : BOOKIESOFFERING
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French cleric : ABBE
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Fishing craft : CANOE
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One conquered by Pizarro : INCA
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Unfairly deprives (of) : ROBS
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Playful animal : OTTER
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Big bovines : OXEN
Down
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1970's hitmakers from Sweden : ABBA
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"Manifesto" writer : MARX
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Bassoon's cousin : OBOE
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The Bering, e.g. : SEA
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Where Duncan was done in : CAWDOR
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Forcefully : AMAIN
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Widemouthed Martha : RAYE
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"What else?" : AND
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___ chi ch'uan : TAI
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Unit named for a French physicist : AMPERE
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"___ Flanders" : MOLL
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Jai ___ : ALAI
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Crossing for Charon : STYX
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Computer order : DELETE
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Spawning fish : SHAD
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Ht. : ELEV
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Indian, e.g. : OCEAN
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"Death in Venice" author : MANN
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Conductor Kurt : MASUR
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Mistreat : ABUSE
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"Great blue" bird : HERON
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French back street : ALLEE
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Board : MEALS
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"As ___ and breathe!" : ILIVE
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Fall drink : CIDER
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Dance move : GLIDE
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"___ my wit's end" : IMAT
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___ longue : CHAISE
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Bridge seat : EAST
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Calls forth : EVOKES
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Asian expanse : GOBI
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Woods, e.g., or one who uses woods : GOLFER
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11-Down's creator : DEFOE
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Stowe lift : TBAR
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Tracks traveler : HOBO
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L.B.J. in-law : ROBB
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Serial abbr. : CONT
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Foredoom to failure : JINX
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Fairy tale opener : ONCE
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Actor Richard : EGAN
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Earth-friendly prefix : ECO
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Used a 38-Down : SAT
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Carnival site : RIO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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