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New York Times, Thursday, April 5, 2001

With 59-Down, site of forensics testing

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Cathy Millhauser
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Will Shortz
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Cathy Allis

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 65 for Ms. Allis. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York Times4/5/01 ( No. 18,776 )

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Race that's always a tie? : ASCOT
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"West Side Story" gang : JETS
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Purim's month : ADAR
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Baked ham spice : CLOVE
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Koko Head locale : OAHU
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Sophia Loren's birthplace : ROMA
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Paraded around for a crafts class? : MODELEDSOMECLAY
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Item in Cassatt's "Woman Bathing" : EWER
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It's spotted at a casino : DIE
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Yonder ones : THOSE
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Was assaultive in a crafts class? : CANEDCHAIRS
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Wool source : ANGORA
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Nathan Hale's alma mater : YALE
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"Orphée" painter : COROT
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Madras garment : SARI
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Company in a 2000 merger : AOL
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Stole from a crafts class? : HOOKEDARUGORTWO
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Pre-op test : EKG
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They cover the bases : UMPS
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Kind of joint : MITER
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Shots, for short : AMMO
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Digestive enzyme : LIPASE
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Played hoops during a crafts class? : MADEBASKETS
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Announcer Don : PARDO
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Rooter : PIG
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Peak near the Vale of Tempe : OSSA
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Became destructive in a crafts class? : THREWALOTOFPOTS
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Hibernia : ERIN
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Feather's place : DART
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Are suited to : BEFIT
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Foxx on the box : REDD
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Mind : OBEY
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Prelim : INTRO
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Peak : ACME
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Lento : SLOW
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One if by land, two if by sea, etc. : CODE
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Do too well : OVERCOOK
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Bus. or res. number : TEL
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Foster of "Sommersby" : JODIE
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Abated : EASED
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However, briefly : THO
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Foot (up) : SUM
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Jughead's pal : ARCHIE
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Sorrow : DOLOR
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Pile up : AMASS
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Country singer Collin ___ : RAYE
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Pulitzer winner Buchanan : EDNA
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Bibliog. space saver : ETAL
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Villa Borghese display : ARTE
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Persian Empire founder : CYRUS
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Muskie's successor in the Cabinet : HAIG
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Yearn : ACHE
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Breakfast ___ : NOOK
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Hot drink : GROG
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Navigators Islands, today : SAMOA
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Franco-Swiss collagist : ARP
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Boy or girl lead-in : ATTA
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Is behind : OWES
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Tales : LORE
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Asinine : DUMB
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Except : OMIT
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Unwraps eagerly : RIPSOPEN
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Number next to a plus sign : ADDEND
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Siamese "please" : MEOW
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Kind of block : LEGO
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1984 men's slalom gold medalist : MAHRE
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Certain roll-on : ARRID
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Germ : SPORE
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One kind is fed fish, another chips : KITTY
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Feather: Prefix : PTER
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Feathery : SOFT
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Commotion : STIR
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About : ASTO
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Commotion : ADO
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See 60-Down : LAB
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With 59-Down, site of forensics testing : FBI

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