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New York Times, Saturday, April 9, 1994

Author:
Randolph Ross
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Randolph Ross

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 33 Missing: {BFKQXZ} This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Ross. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 0409 ( 16,223 )
Across
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Reserve supply : SPAREPARTS
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Toulon's department : VAR
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Grilled cheese go-with : TOMATOSOUP
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K-6 : ELEM
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It's nothing personal : REALESTATE
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Punjab potentate : RAJA
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Swore : ATTESTED
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Sapience : WISDOM
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Mrs. Smith's wares : PIES
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Hindu honorifics : SRIS
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Name at the 1976 Olympics : NADIA
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Hosp. area : ICU
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Stretchy stuff : ELASTICS
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Hazardous boating area : NARROWS
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Kind of fir : ALPINE
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Mimic : ECHO
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Stooge : TOOL
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Alcohol solvent : ACETAL
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Muse whose symbol is a flute : EUTERPE
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Perfumed : AROMATIC
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J.F.K. info : ARR
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Duvall's "Godfather" role : HAGEN
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Perot's Electronic Systems : DATA
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Secluded spot : GLEN
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Code of silence : OMERTA
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Break up : DISSOLVE
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"Shadowland" singer : LANG
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Some bills : TREASURIES
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Bones : DICE
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Setup : ENTRAPMENT
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One of Fred's partners : CYD
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Rated writing : ESSAYTESTS
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Prepare for takeoff : STRAPIN
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Virgil's writings : POETICA
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Dabbler : AMATEUR
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Breathing sounds : RALES
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Times when ecoles are not in session : ETES
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Foreign assignments : POSTS
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Michaelmas daisy : ASTER
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Rock tour employee : ROADIE
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"King ___" (1978 POP hit) : TUT
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Blow one's top : SPEW
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All-purpose : VERSATILE
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Best-selling video of 1993 : ALADDIN
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Celebrate : REJOICE
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___ boy : MAMAS
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The cool place to be : INSPOT
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Schedule : SLATE
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Montreal Expos manager : ALOU
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Came up again : REEMERGED
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45-degree sector : OCTANT
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"Know ___?" : WHAT
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Chockablock : SOLID
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Biblical language : ARAMAIC
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Persuasiveness : COGENCY
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Court activities? : RALLIES
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Stop : PREVENT
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English poet Dowson and others : ERNESTS
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"Get ___ of yourself!" : AHOLD
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Midshipmen rivals : CADETS
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Pageant prop : TIARA
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Check out : ASSAY
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Early "Tonight Show" regular : GORME
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To ___ (just right) : ATEE
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School district C.E.O. : SUPT
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Infirmary attendants, for short : RNS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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