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New York Times, Thursday, October 5, 2000

Author:
Cathy Millhauser
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Cathy Allis

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QW} This is puzzle # 61 for Ms. Allis. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 1005 ( 18,594 )
Across
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Are short : LACK
5
Asteroid viewed by the NEAR spacecraft, 2000 : EROS
9
Targets : MARKS
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Pick target : AFRO
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"Uh-huh" : YEAH
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Circus site : ARENA
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Greek dish/French dessert combo? : MOUSSEAKA
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Frilly neckpiece : JABOT
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Okra bit : POD
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New Haven, a k a ___ City : ELM
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Kind of court : PROBATE
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Breastbones : STERNA
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___ of Sandwich : EARL
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Analyze : ASSAY
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One who leaves people cold? : ICEMAN
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Cheese served on Passover? : MATZOHRELLA
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Sharp feller : AXE
39
Arthur of "Hoop Dreams" : AGEE
40
"Rock 'n' Roll Is King" group : ELO
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Cupid : AMOR
42
Karel Capek classic : RUR
43
Pepper with Jewish bread? : CHALLAHPENO
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Snap's out of it? : CAMERA
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Reserves : SAVES
50
Magazine category : MENS
52
Mrs. with a famous cow : OLEARY
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One of the Huxtable girls : VANESSA
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Bill Nye subj. : SCI
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It might dip into your poi : LEI
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Red flag : ALERT
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Cheesy pasta? : FETACCINE
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T-shirt specification : LARGE
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"Our Boarding House" oath : EGAD
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Rima's "Green Mansions" beloved : ABEL
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Over : ENDED
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Old newspaper section : ROTO
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"So I ___" : LIED
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Office items : LAMPS
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Under way : AFOOT
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Unrefined : CRUDE
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Floors at M.S.G. : KOS
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Cilium : EYELASH
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Use a juicer on : REAM
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Pin ___ : OAK
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Physical condition : SHAPE
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One of the Balearic Islands : MAJORCA
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Fit to be farmed : ARABLE
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Singer McEntire : REBA
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Speed measure : KNOT
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Stuff : SATE
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Feeling, Italian-style : SENSO
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Pedestrian aid : RAIL
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Flatten : RAZE
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Territory : AREA
29
Whoops : YELLS
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1974 title role for Lucille Ball : MAME
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Dendrite's counterpart : AXON
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Peter of the Philadelphia Pops : NERO
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Artist Chagall : MARC
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Fuego extinguisher : AGUA
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Period : TERM
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Girl's name spelled out in a 1970 hit : LOLA
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Church part : APSE
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Like some flycatchers : CRESTED
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Counter inventor Geiger : HANS
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Nacho dip flavor : AVOCADO
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Spiral: Prefix : HELIC
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Develop : EMERGE
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"60 Minutes" man : SAFER
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Court story : ALIBI
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Actress Adorée : RENEE
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Word in a triangle : YIELD
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Forum farewell : VALE
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Rock 'n' roll pioneer Freed : ALAN
58
Bully's prey, often : NERD
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"P.D.Q., doc!" : STAT
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Cause of star wars? : EGO
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Double Hall-of-Famer Hubbard : CAL

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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