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CROSSWORDIES

New York Times, Sunday, June 25, 2000

Author:
Cathy Millhauser
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Cathy Allis

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 82 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 60 for Ms. Allis. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 0625 ( 18,492 )
Across
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Swiss Mrs., maybe : FRAU
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Comparable to a wet hen : ASMAD
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They're developed by rowing : PECS
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Whip : BEST
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O.K. Corral figher : EARP
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Get a rise out of? : LEAVEN
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Town on the Vire : STLO
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Nestlé pet food brand : ALPO
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1983 movie cause of heartburn? : THEBIGCHILI
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With 119-Across, country lunch customer of song? : THEFARMER
27
Ruhr industrial hub : ESSEN
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Baldwin, Guinness, etc. : ALECS
30
Clinch : NAILDOWN
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Sweet barbarian? : ATTILATHEHONEY
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Bee's target on a flower : NECTARY
38
First name in architecture : EERO
39
Fleece : CLIP
43
System starter : ECO
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"Ta-ta" : CIAO
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MTV hosts : VJS
48
Whaler, for one : SEAMAN
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Fast-food snack? : SHORTORDERCOOKIE
56
River connected by canal to the Volga : NEVA
57
Movie dog : TOTO
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Vegetable fats : OLEOS
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Weirdos : ODDBALLS
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Greek penultimates : PSIS
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Wayside stop : INN
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Hindu melody pattern : RAGA
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___-com : DOT
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Be a klutzy chef? : HAVEONEFOOTINTHEGRAVY
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Globetrotters founder Saperstein : ABE
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Past : OVER
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Past : AGO
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Peak of myth : OSSA
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Do a kabob job : MARINATE
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"Dilbert" creator Adams : SCOTT
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Iona College player : GAEL
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Jot : ATOM
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Won't fit, as a sash? : DOESNTRINGABELLY
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Place for Cicero : SENATE
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Double header? : DUO
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Early Irish assembly site : TARA
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Certain win, for short : TKO
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Explorer Bering was one : DANE
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Gave the slip : LOST
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Satirize : LAMPOON
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Risk getting clawed? : PICKUPTHETABBY
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Girlish : MAIDENLY
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Strainer : SIEVE
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Additional : OTHER
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See 25-Across : INTHEDELI
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Midwest native American on TV? : CHICAGOHOPI
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"You Bet Your Life" sponsor De ___ : SOTO
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Game-ending declaration : IWIN
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TV's ___ Lee : KATHIE
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Giant chemicals corporation : OLIN
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Kind of leopard or goose : SNOW
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Offshore : ASEA
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Predilection : TASTE
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Hourglass part : NECK
Down
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Luau, e.g. : FETE
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Stands roars : RAHS
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God seen on "Xena: Warrior Princess" : ARES
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Cheery : UPBEAT
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H.S. subject : ALG
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Dry, in Versailles : SEC
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Taj ___ : MAHAL
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St. Teresa's home : AVILA
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Cut : DELETE
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L.A. sked abbr. : PST
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People: Prefix : ETHNO
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Drug-free : CLEAN
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Swedish mezzo Anne ___ von Otter : SOFIE
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Robert Burns was one : BARD
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"Blondie" boy : ELMO
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Gush : SPEW
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Conflicted : TORN
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Recess : NICHE
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Solid : INTACT
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One of the King Sisters of 40's music : ALYCE
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Electronic control systems : SERVOS
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Andrews Sisters, e.g. : TRIO
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Month after Nisan : IYAR
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Chain hotel, for short : HOJO
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Layer's lair : NEST
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Unoriginal reply : ECHO
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Crotchety one : COOT
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Actress Wood of "Diamonds Are Forever" : LANA
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Mrs. Marcos : IMELDA
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Conditioned reflex researcher : PAVLOV
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Pope Urban II, originally : ODO
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Culottelike garment : SKORT
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Papyrus and such : SEDGES
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Vile : NASTY
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Weapon in the game Clue : ROPE
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Film director Petri : ELIO
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City near Mt. Rose ski area : RENO
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Get ahold of : CONTACT
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Gem State : IDAHO
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They may be checked : BAGS
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Presently : SOON
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Trespass on : INVADE
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Take care of : SEETO
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Islamic militant group : HAMAS
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Let up : ABATED
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"Romeo and Juliet" setting : VERONA
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Let out : FREED
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Borodin title prince : IGOR
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"Forget it, Little Red Hen!" : NOTI
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Spread unchecked : RAGE
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Somalian model-turned-actress : IMAN
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Priers : SNOOPS
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Part of amatol : TNT
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Like Woody Herman's sax : ALTO
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Town ENE of 53-Down : ELKO
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Where the Rhone and the Saône meet : LYON
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George Ade's "The Sultan of ___" : SULU
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The Oscars, e.g. : GALA
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Graceful galloper : ARAB
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Cane material : BAMBOO
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It may be made of buffalo skins : TEPEE
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Cane, e.g. : STICK
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It may be passed : THEHAT
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Beast that Apollo slew : PYTHON
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Forster subject : INDIA
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Miss Marple finds them : CLEWS
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Novelist ___ Tennant : KYLIE
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1996 Madonna role : EVITA
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PC troubleshooters, for short : TECHS
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Overlook : MISS
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Presently : ANON
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The Eagles' "Take ___ the Limit" : ITTO
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Indian Ocean vessel : DHOW
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Burrow : HOLE
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Like "Star Wars" : EPIC
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Place to go for a spin : RINK
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"___ minute" : INA
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Islet : AIT
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"That's news to me!" : GEE

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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