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New York Times, Tuesday, August 16, 1994

Strunk and White's "The ___ of Style"

Author:
Wayne Robert Williams
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Wayne Robert Williams

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQVWXZ} This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Williams. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York Times8/16/94 ( No. 16,352 )

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Across
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Forlorn : SAD
4
Poker actions : RAISES
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Is appropriate : FITS
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Actress MacGraw : ALI
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State boldly : ASSERT
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British title : EARL
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Cover : LID
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Animated myope : MISTERMAGOO
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Type of lily : SEGO
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Neighbor of Switz. : AUS
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Oriental tea : OOLONG
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Plant with cup-shaped flowers : ANEMONE
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Skirt opening : SLIT
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Communists : REDS
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Clamorous advertising : BALLYHOO
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Part of a book : SPINE
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Down the ___ : TUBES
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Word of rejection : UGH
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Escape vehicles : PODS
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Misprint : ERROR
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Mr. Kadiddlehopper : CLEM
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In the past : AGO
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False temptress : FLIRT
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Targets of 40-Across : MALES
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Ta-ta : TOODLEOO
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Fictional plantation : TARA
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Gypsies : ROMS
46
Cold dessert : SHERBET
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One of the Borgias : CESARE
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Rimsky-Korsakov's "Le Coq ___" : DOR
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Rival of Brown : YALE
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Aussie hopper : RATKANGAROO
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Actor Cariou : LEN
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First name in mysteries : ERLE
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Flair : TALENT
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Any person : ONE
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Son of Seth : ENOS
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Small piano : SPINET
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The "o" in Cheerios : OAT
Down
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Latin beat : SALSA
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1979 sci-fi hit : ALIEN
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Musical instrument from Down Under : DIDGERIDOO
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Collide head-on : RAM
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Vietnamese and Nepalese, e.g. : ASIANS
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Point of contention : ISSUE
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Match parts : SETS
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Afore : ERE
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Tot toter : STROLLER
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Allegiance : FEALTY
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Venetian troublemaker : IAGO
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1982 Disney film : TRON
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Work long and hard : SLOG
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Works long and hard : MOILS
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Portents : OMENS
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Pindar piece : ODE
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Wooden shoe : SABOT
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Beast of burden : BURRO
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Uproar : HULLABALOO
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S-shaped curve : OGEE
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Resistance units : OHMS
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Tiff : SPAT
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Okefenokee resident : POGO
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Small combos : TRIOS
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Strunk and White's "The ___ of Style" : ELEMENTS
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Transport : CARRY
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Botanist's concern : FLORA
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West of Hollywood : MAE
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Big quackers : DRAKES
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Seat of power : THRONE
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Philosopher Kierkegaard : SOREN
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Russian writer Bonner : ELENA
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Religious principle : TENET
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Ontario tribe : CREE
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Merit : EARN
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Town near Caen : STLO
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Dream pictures artist : DALI
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Hiatus : GAP
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Legendary Giant : OTT

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

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