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New York Times, Wednesday, May 3, 1995

Support group for drinkers' families

Author:
Chuck Deodene
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Chuck Deodene

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Deodene. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York Times5/3/95 ( No. 16,612 )
Across
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Explorer Vasco ___ : DAGAMA
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Exchange : SWAP
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Brewery item : KEG
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Support group for drinkers' families : ALANON
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Mafia chief : CAPO
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"___ American Cousin" : OUR
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Riches, derogatorily : FILTHYLUCRE
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Charlemagne's domain: Abbr. : HRE
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Eyeballs : OGLES
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Woodwind : OBOE
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Potter's material : CLAY
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Storm heading : ENE
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Pitcher's stat : ERA
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Surgery reminders : SCARS
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Deprive of sustenance : STARVE
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To no ___ (fruitlessly) : AVAIL
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Mints : COINS
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Tiny organisms : AMEBAE
35
Shady financial activity : MONEYLAUNDERING
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Hall-of-Fame QB Johnny : UNITAS
40
Make an offer for : BIDON
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Sticker : DECAL
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Kleenex : TISSUE
45
"___ Luck" (1973-74 sitcom) : LOTSA
47
German "bugs" : VWS
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Needlefish : GAR
50
Where it's happening : SITE
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"Star Trek" counselor : TROI
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Entrap : SNARE
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Prefix with cycle : UNI
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Tidy sum, slangily : PRETTYPENNY
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Gamepieces : MEN
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Deputy : AIDE
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"'Crocodile' ___" : DUNDEE
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Smelter input : ORE
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Southwestern art colony : TAOS
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Golfers Sam and J.C. : SNEADS
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"Platoon" Oscar nominee Willem : DAFOE
2
Straightens : ALIGNS
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Stone chip : GALLET
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Poker chip, maybe : ANTE
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___ scale (hardness measure) : MOHS
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Whichever : ANY
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Treasure hunter's gear : SCUBA
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Baylor University site : WACO
9
Post, in Paris : APRES
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"The Tell-Tale Heart" writer : POE
11
Cabbage kin : KOHLRABI
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Like the Urals : EURASIAN
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"Riders of the Purple Sage" novelist : GREY
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Brazilian city west of Rio : LORENA
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Grottoes : CAVERNS
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Satan's doings : EVILS
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Special appearances : CAMEOS
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Transparent sheet : ACETATE
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1985 World Series champs : ROYALS
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Support : LEG
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Undersea prowler : SUB
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___ Ababa, Ethiopia : ADDIS
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Woodstock '94 feature : MUD
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Witticism : ONELINER
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Smokers' fix : NICOTINE
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Dunce : NITWIT
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"Raid on Entebbe" setting : UGANDA
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Netted : EARNED
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Heart chambers : ATRIA
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Yea and nay : VOTES
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Spanish kings : REYES
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Kind of wrestler : SUMO
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Give a new look : REDO
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Rotated : SPUN
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Endangered goose : NENE
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Butter serving : PAT
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Ground gained in the N.F.L. : YDS

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

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