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New York Times, Tuesday, September 19, 1995

Author:
Janet R. Bender
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Janet R. Bender

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {V} This is puzzle # 6 for Ms. Bender. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 0919 ( 16,751 )
Across
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Oscars org. : AMPAS
6
Novelist Waugh : ALEC
10
Shade of blue : AQUA
14
New York restauranteur : SARDI
15
Student pilot's goal : SOLO
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Fine powder : DUST
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Dairy product : CREAM
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Wedding cake feature : TIER
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Kind of lens : ZOOM
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Maine's junior Senator : OLYMPIASNOWE
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Lobs : TOSSES
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Dark brew : ALE
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Toast topping : JAM
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St. Louis team : RAMS
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In recent days : LATELY
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Umpire's call : BALK
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Revolutionary War patriot : NATHANHALE
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Making a hole-in-one : ACING
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Dove's sound : COO
42
More rational : SANER
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"Airplane!" and "Airplane II" actor : ROBERTHAYS
46
Cysts : WENS
47
Anheuser-Busch, e.g. : BREWER
48
Waggin' part : TAIL
50
Long-running NBC show, for short : SNL
51
____ de cologne : EAU
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Missive : LETTER
58
"Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue" singer : CRYSTALGAYLE
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Tresses : HAIR
64
Lose power : FAIL
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Actress Barkin : ELLEN
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Moises of baseball : ALOU
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Hideous : UGLY
68
Family member : NIECE
69
Celtic language : MANX
70
Answer to "Shall we?" : LETS
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Pub game : DARTS
Down
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Neckwear item : ASCOT
2
Actress Thomas : MARLO
3
Victimizes, with "on" : PREYS
4
Name of two Presidents : ADAMS
5
Silly smile : SIMPER
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Sleuths' canine : ASTA
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TV's "____ and Clark" : LOIS
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Actress Verdugo : ELENA
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Flower part : COROLLA
10
Wood-dressing tool : ADZE
11
Status ____ : QUO
12
Road show grp. : USO
13
Banking device : ATM
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"No man ____ island" : ISAN
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Withdraws gradually : WEANS
25
Former diplomat Kirkpatrick : JEANE
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Beat poet Ginsberg : ALLEN
27
Mike of 50 Across : MYERS
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Supersonic number : MACH
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Summer ermine : STOAT
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Melt : THAW
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Nasty remarks : BARBS
34
Oak starter : ACORN
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Damage a reputation : LIBEL
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Was aware of : KNEW
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Georgetown athlete : HOYA
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Actress Garson : GREER
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Waiter's burden : TRAYFUL
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Window part : SILL
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Story of Robin Hood, e.g. : LEGEND
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Custom : USAGE
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Actress Shire : TALIA
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Polk's predecessor : TYLER
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Choose : ELECT
57
Descartes and others : RENES
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Essential point : CRUX
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Lean : TILT
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Playboy Khan et al. : ALYS
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Sandwich meat : HAM
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____ carte : ALA
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Item in an electric discharge : ION

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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