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In APA you can use et al for in-text citations IF the cited work has 6 or more authors. In fact, don't take my word for it. Read this article from the APA.
The simple answer is yes! The purpose of a reference is so that you can find a document where you got the source from. So unless Smith, K did two pieces with the same name, with different co-authors (on the same pages in the same journal!) then anyone interested is going to be able to find that document.
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