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Of Course!

New York Times, Sunday, June 15, 1997

Author:
Karen Hodge
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Karen Young Bonin

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 142, Blocks: 82 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 6 for Ms. Bonin. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 0615 ( 17,386 )
Across
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Must : HASTO
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Dispute : SPAR
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Strip name : GAZA
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Thrash : BASTE
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Make suit, as a suit : ALTER
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Noted Sao Paulo-born athlete : PELE
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Pastoral pipe : REED
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"God ___ refuge ...": Psalm 46 : ISOUR
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Wingding : ROAST
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Jive men : CATS
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Golf pro? : ACEOFCLUBS
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Play 18 holes of miniature golf? : PUTTERAROUND
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Place for a lace : EYELET
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It's a matter of pride : EGO
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Mr. ___ (old mystery game) : REE
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Rodents, jocularly : MEECE
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Weekend golfer's club? : SUNDAYDRIVER
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Golf course? : BALLPARK
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Pizzeria ___ (fast food chain) : UNO
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Sunken treasure locale : SEABED
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Bouquet ___ : GARNI
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French biography : VIE
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Prepare garlic, perhaps : MINCE
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Victimizes : PREYSON
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Stamps : POSTAGE
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Go quietly : STEAL
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Dino, to Fred and Wilma : PET
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Canaanite's deity : BAAL
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Bird holder : TALON
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___ del Corso, Rome : VIA
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1770 patriot Attucks : CRISPUS
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The stuff of folk tales : LORE
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Divots, for instance? : WEARINGOFTHEGREEN
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"___ gut" (German praise) : SEHR
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Nonets : ENNEADS
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___ Gabriel : SAN
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Where the action is : ARENA
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Recognizes : SEES
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Overseas relative : TIA
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Word before and after "of the" : STATE
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Fails to : DOESNOT
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Preppy, e.g. : STUDENT
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Robert Devereux's earldom : ESSEX
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Woodworker's tool : ADZ
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Lacking fresh air : CLOSE
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Approaching : NEARTO
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Kind of scores : SAT
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Golfer's coverup? : TEESHIRT
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Nostalgic for golf? : MISSINGLINKS
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"Slithy" creatures : TOVES
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Fine, informally : AOK
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Staff : ROD
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"King Solomon's Mines" plot line : SAFARI
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Like some bad golf shots? : INTOTHEWOODS
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L.P.G.A. player? : IRONMAIDEN
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Haphazard collection : OLIO
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Spotted animal : CIVET
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Corn : MAIZE
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Hollow : DELL
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Ivy League team : PENN
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Daughter of William the Conqueror : ADELA
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"Er...um..." : IMEAN
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Less than solid : IFFY
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Laze in the tub : SOAK
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Introvert : LONER
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Instrument held between the knees : HARP
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Baseball brothers' name : ALOU
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Copy of a photo, briefly : STAT
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Like a Car and Driver car : TESTED
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Spanish essayist ___ y Gasset : ORTEGA
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Abbreviation for a pound : SPCA
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Oviform : egg :: pyriform : ___ : PEAR
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Quarter of a quartet, maybe : ALTO
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Check the boundaries again : RESURVEY
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Teacher, frequently : GRADER
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Federal agcy., 1946-75 : AEC
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Lexicographer's conclusion : ZEE
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Pother : ADO
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Many a Beijing commuter : BICYCLIST
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Out : ASLEEP
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Music category : SOUL
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Couch potato's passion : TUBE
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At one time, at one time : ERST
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___ pain : FEELNO
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Rogers and Clark : ROYS
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Basic ___ : NEEDS
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Wharton degree : MBA
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Swimmer's stopper : EARPLUG
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Arithmetic homework : SUMS
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Condo : UNIT
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Have ___ of (not allow) : NONE
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"Ed Wood" star, 1994 : DEPP
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Not easy to find : RARE
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"Oh, right!" : IBET
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The Land of the Blessed : AVALON
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Exactitude : RIGOR
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New Hampshire college town : KEENE
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Grind : GNASH
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Popular tourist attractions : CAVERNS
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"Essays of ___" : ELIA
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Parting words : OBITS
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Ancient money : TALENTS
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Act like : APE
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Last word of Shelley's "Adonais" : ARE
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Take it easy : COAST
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Mail abbr. : RFD
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Graduating class: Abbr. : SRS
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Old joke : WHEEZE
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Waiting : INSTORE
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Storm dir. : NNE
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Whiteheads, e.g. : GEESE
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Rest : EASE
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Time's 1977 Man of the Year : SADAT
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Slowly destroy : ERODE
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Rather and Jennings, e.g. : ANCHORMEN
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Sri Lankan exports : TEAS
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Cross inscription : INRI
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Memo starter : ATTN
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Org. : ASSN
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Furniture wood : TEAK
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Office phone nos. : EXTS
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Mrs. Walton of "The Waltons" : OLIVIA
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Wedding : UNION
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Work areas : DESKTOPS
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Blvds. : STS
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Brute : OGRE
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Verse : STANZA
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By and large : MAINLY
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Diet : LOWCAL
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Enthusiastic yes : IDOIDO
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Ventura County's ___ Valley : SIMI
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Composer Khachaturian : ARAM
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Pate base : FOIE
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It melts in your mouth : OLEO
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One of the Sinatras : TINA
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Sign of impatience : HONK
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Kind of mitt : OVEN
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Drop : DELE
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Award of merit : STAR
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First name in dictators : IDI
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Meaning, for short : DEF
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Brownie : ELF

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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