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New York Times, Monday, May 17, 2004

Author:
Ethan Cooper
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Ethan Cooper

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {KQX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Cooper. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 0517 ( 19,914 )
Across
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Boeing 747's and 767's : JETS
5
The Monkees' "___ Believer" : IMA
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"Am not!" rejoinder : ARETOO
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Forced out : UPROOTED
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Wash receptacles : BASINS
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With 56-Across, lawyer who argued in 19- and 49-Across : THURGOOD
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Pre-Mexican Indians : AZTECS
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With 49-Across, noted decision made 5/17/54 : BROWNVBOARD
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Buying binge : SPREE
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Musical talent : EAR
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Eight: Fr. : HUIT
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Stuart queen : ANNE
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Went after congers : EELED
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Aged : OLD
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On the briny : ASEA
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Curious thing : ODDITY
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Decision reversed by 19- and 49-Across : PLESSYVFERGUSON
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One sailing under a skull and crossbones : PIRATE
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Locust or larch : TREE
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Spanish aunt : TIA
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Belgian painter James : ENSOR
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Chief Justice ___ Warren, majority opinion writer for 19- and 49-Across : EARL
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Rolodex nos. : TELS
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Select, with "for" : OPT
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Stanford-___ test : BINET
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See 19-Across : OFEDUCATION
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Sitting room : PARLOR
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See 17-Across : MARSHALL
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Groups of starting players : ATEAMS
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Forebodes : PRESAGES
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Vice President Dick : CHENEY
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Ave. crossers : STS
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Mary ___ Lincoln : TODD
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Stick (out) : JUT
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Book after Galatians: Abbr. : EPH
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Capote, for short : TRU
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Iced dessert : SORBET
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Langston Hughes poem : ITOO
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Cat's cry : MEOW
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Annex: Abbr. : ADDN
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Addis ___, Ethiopia : ABABA
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Symbol of sharpness : RAZOREDGE
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"Cómo ___ usted?" : ESTA
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Echelon : TIER
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How a lot of modern music is sold : ONCD
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Secret W.W. II agcy. : OSS
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Brute : OGRE
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Flying geese formation : VEE
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Quaint establishment : SHOPPE
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Arrive, as by car : PULLIN
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Passengers : RIDERS
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"___ sow, so shall ..." : ASYE
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Reno's state: Abbr. : NEV
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U.S./Can./Mex. pact : NAFTA
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University URL ending : EDU
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Pay attention : LISTEN
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French star : ETOILE
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Ruler by birth : DYNAST
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Houston landmark : ASTRODOME
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Pitcher Hershiser : OREL
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___ Paulo, Brazil : SAO
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Go off track : ERR
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And so forth : ETC
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Soldier's helmet, slangily : TINHAT
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Short-winded : PURSY
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Bruce Springsteen, with "the" : BOSS
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___ of office : OATH
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Gratis : FREE
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Flair : ELAN
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Concert equipment : AMPS
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Pucker-inducing : TART
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Angers : IRES
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___-Man (arcade game) : PAC
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Past : AGO
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Was ahead : LED
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"Acid" : LSD

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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