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New York Times, Tuesday, June 29, 2004

Author:
Jim Hyres
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jim Hyres

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQVX} This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Hyres. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 0629 ( 19,957 )
Across
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Opportunity to hit : ATBAT
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Shoots 18, say : GOLFS
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Rocks in a bar : ICE
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Long green : MOOLA
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The Beatles' "Eight Days ___" : AWEEK
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Turf : SOD
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Result of eating ice cream too fast, possibly : BRAINFREEZE
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Moth-eaten : OLD
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Best guess: Abbr. : EST
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Fastens with a band : GIRDS
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"That is ___ ..." (in other words) : TOSAY
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Town next to Elizabeth, N.J. : ROSELLE
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Flexible, electrically : ACDC
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Fondue dip : MELTEDCHEESE
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Bops hard : WHAMS
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Light as a feather : AIRY
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Pot's top : LID
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Spa wear : ROBE
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En ___ (all together) : MASSE
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Place for a ham : DELI
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Where Schwarzenegger was born: Abbr. : AUS
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"Lost our lease" event : SALE
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Airplane seating option : AISLE
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Entreater's words : PRETTYPLEASE
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Asta's mistress : NORA
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The whole ___ (everything) : SCHMEAR
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Must, slangily : GOTTA
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Debaters debate it : TOPIC
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Shaq's alma mater: Abbr. : LSU
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Copy : APE
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Sunshine State vacation area : FLORIDAKEYS
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Snore letter : ZEE
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3 on a par-5 hole, e.g. : EAGLE
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Largish combo : NONET
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Golfer Ernie : ELS
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Collar inserts : STAYS
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Quaint footwear : SPATS
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Color of waves of grain, in song : AMBER
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Sculpted figure : TORSO
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Bath toys : BOATS
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2001 role for Will Smith : ALI
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Comb stoppers : TANGLES
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Attic : GARRET
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Was in the red : OWED
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Dregs : LEES
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Shriner's topper : FEZ
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Missing many details : SKETCHY
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Kind of triangle : ISOSCELES
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RC, for one : COLA
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Whirling water : EDDY
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"___ 'er up!" : FILL
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Pindar work : ODE
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One-named supermodel : EMME
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Plot unit : ACRE
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Studio prop : EASEL
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Insult, slangily : DIS
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Spot for a warm pie : SILL
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Falco of "The Sopranos" : EDIE
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Shawl or stole : WRAP
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Billing unit : HOUR
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Some voters : ABSENTEES
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Yucatán native : MAYA
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Grand Paradiso, for one : ALP
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Per ___ : DIEM
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Attacks from the air : STRAFES
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Sub sinkers, in slang : ASHCANS
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Young 'un : TOT
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Catches sight of : ESPIES
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Like gastric juice : ACID
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Dementieva of tennis : ELENA
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So far : ASYET
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Corrodes : RUSTS
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Stare intently : GAZE
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Kadett automaker : OPEL
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Fraternity party attire : TOGA
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Paris airport : ORLY
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Long. crosser : LAT
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Keystone lawman : KOP

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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