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New York Times, Wednesday, July 13, 1994

What a Brooklyn guy blames today's problems on

Author:
Jonathan Schmatzbach
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jonathan Schmalzbach

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 44 Missing: {FJQXY} This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Schmalzbach. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York Times7/13/94 ( No. 16,318 )

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Across
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Symbol of suburbia : MALL
5
Author Grey et al. : ZANES
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Joyful cries : AHAS
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Hand cream additive : ALOE
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Sommelier's stock : WINES
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Crow's-nest spot : MAST
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Storage spot in a Brooklyn home : DEBASEMENT
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Word with sound or dog : BITE
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Jargon suffix : ESE
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Hurry : HIE
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Petrol amount : LITRE
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What a Brooklyn guy blames today's problems on : DEGENERATION
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It's stuck on Brooklyn theater floors : DEGUM
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Place that Lot fled : SODOM
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Eager : AGOG
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What Brooklyn students hate to take : DETESTS
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Half of Mork's sign-off : NANU
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Serra's title : PADRE
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Ages : ERAS
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What a Brooklynite catches at J.F.K. : DEPLANE
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Creeper : VINE
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Too-too : ULTRA
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Where a Brooklynite tipples : DEBAR
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Body that busted a Brooklyn gangster : DECOMMISSION
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Anchor position : ATRIP
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Three, to Gina : TRE
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Job's lot : WOE
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Role for Oland : CHAN
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Laundry chore in Brooklyn : DEPRESSING
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Annoyed interjection : HECK
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Liver, e.g. : ORGAN
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Conception : IDEA
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Clumsy craft : ARKS
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Author Zora ___ Hurston : NEALE
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Shore flier : TERN
Down
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Forced (to) : MADE
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Pub brews : ALES
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Hoop's locale, perhaps : LOBE
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Pastoral spot : LEA
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Austrian-born writer Stefan : ZWEIG
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Anouk, et al. : AIMEES
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Wind dir. : NNE
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Bard's twilight : EEN
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Jet set's jet : SST
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Sphere of operation : AMBIT
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Cole Porter's "Katie Went to ___" : HAITI
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Type of turf : ASTRO
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Dutch artist Jan : STEEN
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Noah's eldest : SHEM
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Hamstrung : LAME
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Unearthed : DUGUP
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Sleepy ones : NODDERS
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Fulda feeder : EDER
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Repetition : ROTE
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Comic Aykroyd : DAN
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"Heavens!" : EGAD
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Missing : GONE
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Little Foys number : SEVEN
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Newspaper nickname : TRIB
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Mens___ in corpore sano : SANA
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___ Springs : PALM
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One against : ANTI
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Sunday speech: Abbr. : SER
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Unit of sugar or coal : LUMP
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Star-shaped : ASTRAL
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Bunnies' mummies : DOES
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Russian villa : DACHA
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Old anesthetic : ETHER
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China flaw : CRACK
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Sty sounds : OINKS
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"Forsyte Saga" heroine : IRENE
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Broad : WIDE
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Singular person : ONER
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Actor Eddie : EGAN
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Slip into : DON
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Before, to Burns : ERE
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Links grp. : PGA
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Dog command : SIT

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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