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New York Times, Monday, July 11, 2005

Author:
Janice M. Putney
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Janice M. Putney

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQY} This is puzzle # 6 for Ms. Putney. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 0711 ( 20,334 )
Across
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Swiss peaks : ALPS
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Bit of dust : SPECK
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It holds a bunch : VASE
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Blood fluids : SERA
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Cather who wrote "My Ántonia" : WILLA
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Personal flair : ELAN
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Greeting for Julius : HAILCAESAR
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In position, as a cornerstone : LAID
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One who proffers an arm : ESCORT
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Destructive beetles : WEEVILS
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Dictation taker : STENO
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Number of zodiac signs : TWELVE
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Words to live by : CREED
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Rand McNally product : ATLAS
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24-hour conveniences, for short : ATMS
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Fund for old age: Abbr. : IRA
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One under one : INFANT
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Bit of bridal attire : VEIL
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Giant : TITAN
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Catch ___ (start to understand) : ONTO
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Rationalization : EXCUSE
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Humble home : HUT
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Struggle for air : GASP
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Cash in a cache, e.g. : STASH
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Fruit whose seeds are spit out : MELON
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Sand trap, for one : HAZARD
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Following : AFTER
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Oscar winner for "Kramer Vs. Kramer" : HOFFMAN
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Star, in Paris : ETOILE
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Org. that defends individual rights : ACLU
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Title song of a Prince film : PURPLERAIN
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Baseball's Musial : STAN
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Duos : PAIRS
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Gait between walk and canter : TROT
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Duck's home : POND
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"Tiny Alice" playwright Edward : ALBEE
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Diner sign : EATS
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Fireplace remnants : ASHES
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"That's the ___ I can do" : LEAST
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Three for a dollar, e.g. : PRICE
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Hairdresser's shop : SALON
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Big baseball hit : SWAT
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Cobbler : PIE
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Raised railways : ELS
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Mauled, as by a bear : CLAWED
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Capek who wrote "R.U.R." : KAREL
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Mel Torme's sobriquet, with "the" : VELVETFOG
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Jai ___ : ALAI
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Mast item : SAIL
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Means justifiers, some say : ENDS
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Relative of a gator : CROC
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Hoosier senator Bayh : EVAN
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Actress Garr : TERI
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This puzzle's theme : WEATHER
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Ceremony : RITE
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Actress Turner : LANA
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Kitchen pests : ANTS
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Cease : STOP
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Madison and Fifth, in N.Y.C. : AVES
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What's read : TEXT
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Isinglass : MICA
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Illicit reserve : SLUSHFUND
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Mad about : INTO
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"___ Lang Syne" : AULD
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Fraud : SHAM
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Alternative to automatic : MANUAL
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Archibald of the N.B.A. : NATE
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Frank of the Mothers of Invention : ZAPPA
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Strong point : FORTE
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Queen's headgear : TIARA
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Author T. S. ___ : ELIOT
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Income for Fred and Ethel Mertz : RENTS
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Trunk closer : HASP
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Eight: Prefix : OCTO
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Sweet Spanish dessert : FLAN
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Otherwise : ELSE
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Kid : RIB
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Before: Prefix : PRE

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