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New York Times, Wednesday, May 11, 1994

6-Down : Harebrained

Author:
Harvey Estes
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Harvey Estes

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. Estes.
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© 1994, The New York Times5/11/94 ( No. 16,255 )

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Across
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Annie, for one : ORPHAN
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Sandwich often on toast : BLT
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"___ 'em!" : SIC
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Took refuge : HOLEDUP
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___ rights (police suspect's entitlement) : MIRANDA
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Bomber type : STEALTH
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Noted Richard III portrayer : OLIVIER
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Congressional funding? : CAPITOLCAPITAL
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Memory unit : BYTE
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R. E. Lee's land : CSA
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Three-time World Cup medalist : PELE
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Many a time : OFT
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It borders Tenn. : NCAR
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Declaration : AVOWAL
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Taj Mahal, e.g. : TOMB
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Most-wanted poster letters : AKA
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Vatican Museum holdings? : POPERYPOTPOURRI
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___ out a living : EKE
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First name in game shows : MERV
45
"Brace yourself!" : HANGON
46
He played Fred on "Sanford and Son" : REDD
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Trading-bloc inits. : EEC
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Particles : IONS
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Make ___ story (lie) : UPA
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Famous sewer : ROSS
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Vacation slides? : SUMMERYSUMMARY
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Tank gas : PROPANE
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Forked over : PAIDOUT
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Nineveh's nation : ASSYRIA
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"Great Expectations" miss : ESTELLA
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Ben in the film "Ben" : RAT
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O.K. : YES
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Well-___ (rich) : HEELED
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Cries : OHS
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Campus mil. grp. : ROTC
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___-bargain : PLEA
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Jalopy : HEAP
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Make up on the spot : ADLIB
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Harebrained : NUTTY
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Coll. V.I.P. : BMOC
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Shade of purple : LILAC
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Stumbles : TRIPS
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Irritated state : SNIT
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Bit of brainwork : IDEA
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Baseball's Yastrzemski : CARL
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Pic : PHOTO
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Birdy? : AVIAN
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Table scraps : LEFTOVERS
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On ___ (theoretically) : PAPER
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Call forth : EVOKE
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Ran at an easy pace : LOPED
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Lamb producer : EWE
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Stroller passenger : TOT
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Freighter filler : CARGO
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Ohio city : AKRON
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Pours : RAINS
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Provide weapons : ARM
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Caustic : LYE
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55 letters? : MPH
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Fancy neckwear : BOA
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Start to dominate : PRE
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One at the beginning : UNI
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Hardly svelte : DUMPY
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Two-door vehicle : COUPE
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Admiral in the Arctic : PEARY
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Nickname in the Senior P.G.A. : ARNIE
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Tennis kill : SMASH
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Bash, biblically : SMITE
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Boom or box : SPAR
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Nocturnal bear : URSA
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"Make the ___ of it" : MOST
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Votes for : YEAS
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"Zip- ___ -Doo-Dah" : ADEE
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Undulate : ROLL
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Christmastime : YULE
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Itsy bit : TAD

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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