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New York Times, Thursday, June 10, 2004

Author:
Paula Gamache
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Paula Gamache

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 6 for Ms. Gamache. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 0610 ( 19,938 )
Across
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Jest : JAPE
5
Chekhov's "Uncle ___" : VANYA
10
"Ape" : NUTS
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Actor McGregor : EWAN
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Acid/alcohol compound : ESTER
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Long ago : ONCE
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"Use brighter colors!"? : FORGETTHEPASTEL
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Cape Sable locale: Abbr. : FLA
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Classic 1950 film noir : DOA
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"Mack the Knife" composer : WEILL
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Like "Water Music"? : MADEBYHANDEL
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Leachman who won an Oscar for "The Last Picture Show" : CLORIS
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Seep : OOZE
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High, in couture : HAUTE
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Feeling of elation : CLOUDNINE
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Puts on ... or things that are put on : AIRS
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Person who kneads : BAKER
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What a 38-Across needs : OVEN
40
Teeny : ITSYBITSY
42
What "yo mama" is : SLANG
43
Bluesy James : ETTA
44
"The Princess Bride" director, 1987 : REINER
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Multicolored yarn? : MOTLEYCREWEL
49
Georges who wrote "Life: A User's Manual" : PEREC
50
Net alternative : EDU
51
Reliever's stat : ERA
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What an old sci-fi comics fan might see? : FLASHINTHEPANEL
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Wept (for) : FELT
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Spritz : SPRAY
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Inspiration : IDEA
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___ Trueheart of "Dick Tracy" : TESS
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Cleveland nine, with "the" : TRIBE
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Attorneys' degrees: Abbr. : LLDS
Down
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Bridges in Hollywood : JEFF
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Illegal way to go : AWOL
3
Trysters, perhaps : PARAMOURS
4
Basic school subj. : ENG
5
Nixes : VETOES
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Take ___ at : ASTAB
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Utmost : NTH
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"___ haw!" (cry of delight) : YEE
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Dada "daddy" : ARP
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Snooped : NOSED
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Free : UNTIE
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Immune system agent : TCELL
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Cut one's losses, maybe : SELL
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Haskell of "Leave It to Beaver" : EDDIE
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Bearded, as grain : AWNED
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Pretentious : ARTSY
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Embryonic attachment : YOLKSAC
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Poppycock : HOOEY
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Côte d'___ : AZUR
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Spiced milk tea : CHAI
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Milk, abroad : LAIT
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Subtly mean : CATTY
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"Truth!" : NOLIE
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Three-time U.S. Open winner : IVANLENDL
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Hawaiian goose : NENE
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M.I.T. grad: Abbr. : ENGR
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Nosh : BITE
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Sir Toby of "Twelfth Night" : BELCH
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Clinch : SEWUP
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LAX to J.F.K. choice : REDEYE
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Rumble : MELEE
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Some 47-Down : ORALS
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Exams : TESTS
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People kick things here : REHAB
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Go ___ (fizzle) : PFFT
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Cattail, e.g. : REED
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"___, how love can trifle with itself!": Shak. : ALAS
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Suffix with Mao or Tao : IST
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"Car Talk" carrier : NPR
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Part of TNT : TRI
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Be indisposed : AIL

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

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