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New York Times, Tuesday, June 6, 2000

"Desperately Seeking Susan" actor Quinn

Author:
Alan Arbesfeld
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Alan Arbesfeld

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQVXZ} This is puzzle # 25 for Mr. Arbesfeld. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York Times6/6/00 ( No. 18,473 )
Across
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"Do ___ others..." : UNTO
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Disorganized : RANDOM
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Dirty campaign stuff : MUD
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Drudge of feudal times : SERF
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District in the Philippines : ILOILO
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Document or diet ending : ARY
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Ducker of military service : DRAFTDODGER
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DiMaggio stat : RBI
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Dewey, e.g.: Abbr. : ADM
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Debonair "bunny man" : HEF
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"Desperately Seeking Susan" actor Quinn : AIDAN
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"Date film" classic of 1987 : DIRTYDANCING
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Devils : DEMONS
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"Diana," for one : OLDIE
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Determinant of utility charges : USAGE
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Decreases : DIESDOWN
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Disclaimer on a sale tag : ASIS
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Dobie Gray's "___ Crowd" : THEIN
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Deere product: Abbr. : TRAC
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Definite agreement : DONEDEAL
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Denizen of an aquarium : TETRA
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Divorce lawyer on "L.A. Law" : ARNIE
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Disagreeable air : MIASMA
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Dauntless ones : DERRINGDOERS
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Dawn : ARISE
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Dander : IRE
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Danube locale: Abbr. : AUS
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Decimal point : DOT
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Difficult jump-rope game : DOUBLEDUTCH
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Defeater of A.E.S. : DDE
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Detach, as a rind : UNPEEL
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Disney lion : NALA
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"Definitely!" : YES
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Danish, e.g. : PASTRY
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Decisive time (or theme of this puzzle) : DDAY
Down
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Dairy or ranch regulator: Abbr. : USDA
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Doofus-y sort : NERD
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Downhill/uphill conveyance : TRAM
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Dash ___ (write quickly) : OFF
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Drivers' fares : RIDERS
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Drifting above : ALOFT
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Doze : NOD
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Delve (into) : DIG
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"Down with the bull!" : OLE
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Droll actor in "Ghostbusters" : MORANIS
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Day after lundi : MARDI
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Densely settled : URBAN
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Declining, as embers : DYING
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Dated term for "yours" : THINE
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Drinks popular in hot weather : ICEDTEAS
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Docked animal parts, maybe : DOGSEARS
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Did alpine calls : YODELED
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Diocletian's 552 : DLII
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Djibouti's Gulf of ___ : ADEN
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Doublet : DUAD
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Defunct oil name : ESSO
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Duct : MAIN
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Dinner scraps : ORTS
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Devoted, as friends : WARM
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Duke belongs to it: Abbr. : NCAA
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Dollywood locale: Abbr. : TENN
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Department of State chief under Reagan : HAIG
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Desiccated : DRIEDUP
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Drowsy : TIRED
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Describing no more than : MERELY
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Daughter's cry? : DADDY
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Diminish by degrees : ERODE
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Devotional ceremonies : RITES
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Dock sight in Galveston : OILER
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Diminutive amount : ATAD
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Daily Bruin sch. : UCLA
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Dobbin pulls one : SHAY
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Dismiss ___ technicality : ONA
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Delivery co. : UPS
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Dice game action : BET
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Düsseldorf connector : UND

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

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