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New York Times, Friday, August 2, 1996

Enzyme involved in the hydrolysis of genetic material

Author:
J. Herrington
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jeff Herrington

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FKQ} This is puzzle # 18 for Mr. Herrington.
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© 1996, The New York Times8/2/96 ( No. 17,069 )
Across
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Equivalent : TANTAMOUNT
11
Big East powerhouse : PITT
15
Classic 1954 thriller : REARWINDOW
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Balm ingredient : ALOE
17
80 or 90, e.g. : INTERSTATE
18
Biblical city of King Hiram : TYRE
19
Villainous sort : MEANY
20
Certain denims : LEEJEANS
22
Preserve : SALT
23
Hip hugger? : HOLSTER
25
Fume : SEERED
27
Nonet : ENNEAD
31
"Double" or "triple" maneuver : AXEL
33
Enzyme involved in the hydrolysis of genetic material : RNAASE
34
Atomic clock device : MASER
38
Pitiful : SAD
40
Southern constellation : ALTAR
41
Pony Express bundle : USMAIL
43
"La Boheme" soprano : MIMI
45
One side in the Peloponnesian War : SPARTA
46
Part of the stomach : CARDIA
50
More dapper : NATTIER
53
Within: Prefix : ENDO
55
Property next to the B. & O. Railroad : ILLINOIS
58
Title character in a Menotti opera : AMAHL
59
Israel : ZION
60
Worked the docks : STEVEDORED
63
Designer Cassini : OLEG
64
Not the real thing : CARICATURE
65
Claim : DIBS
66
Wind instrument : ANEMOMETER
Down
1
Prunes : TRIMS
2
Epic hero : AENEAS
3
Christmas, in Rome : NATALE
4
Rouge roulette bet : TRENTE
5
Askew : AWRY
6
Prefix with giving : MIS
7
London's home: Abbr. : ONT
8
60's Interior Secretary : UDALL
9
Student's scribbling : NOTES
10
Certain speaker : TWEETER
11
Fatherly : PATERNAL
12
Russian-born Chemistry Nobelist___Prigogine : ILYA
13
Rent : TORN
14
Some intersections : TEES
21
Popular stove maker : JENNAIR
23
Curse : HEX
24
Horace title : ODES
26
New Jersey's ___Bay : RARITAN
28
Dinner entreaty : EAT
29
Simile phrase : ASA
30
Berlin article : DER
32
Beat, with "into" : LAM
34
Sorority letters : MUS
35
Snake with the scientific name Naja haje : ASP
36
Bitsy, to Burns : SMA
37
Wall Street report : EARNINGS
39
"Devil's teeth" : DICE
42
Victorien Sardou play written for Sarah Bernhardt : LATOSCA
44
Scratch : MAR
47
Remove responsibility from : DEMOTE
48
Stagnant : INARUT
49
Follow, with "to" : ADHERE
51
Colossus : TITAN
52
French river rising in the Alps : ISERE
54
Comparatively antique : OLDER
55
Shirt brand : IZOD
56
"Carnival!" character : LILI
57
Darrow client, 1924 : LOEB
58
Eden exile : ADAM
61
Zip : VIM
62
William of Baskerville's creator : ECO

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

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