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New York Times, Friday, October 19, 2007

James Forrestal was its last cabinet secy.

Author:
Frederick J. Healy
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Frederick J. Healy

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 31 Missing: {JXZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Healy.
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© 2007, The New York Times10/19/07 ( No. 21,164 )
Across
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Windshield wipers : SQUEEGEES
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"Unbelievable!" : OHWOW
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Darwin's home : AUSTRALIA
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Superrealist sculptor Hanson : DUANE
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Zip : NONEATALL
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They stand for something: Abbr. : INITS
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Station info, briefly : ETAS
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Checks out : EYES
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1984 hit parody of a 1983 hit song : EATIT
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Get moving, with "up" : REV
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Four-time Vardon Trophy winner : SNEAD
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Area below the hairline : NAPE
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Lock changer? : DYER
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Turn out : ENDUP
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Narrows: Abbr. : STR
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Directory data: Abbr. : NOS
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Clam : SIMOLEON
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Bluster : BIGTALK
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Hardly humble homes : PALACES
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A bit much : OVERDONE
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Call in a calamity : SOS
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No longer doing the job?: Abbr. : RET
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Bombards with junk : SPAMS
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Become active : STIR
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Pull out of ___ (produce suddenly) : AHAT
52
Makes out : SPOTS
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Fat cat, in England : NOB
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Packs in stacks : BALES
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Short distance : STEP
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"Eight Is Enough" wife : ABBY
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Creator of lofty lines : ODIST
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Freshening naturally : AIRINGOUT
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Something to get a kick out of : RIFLE
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Park gathering place : CONCOURSE
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Starters : ATEAM
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Garb symbolizing youth : KNEEPANTS
Down
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Not as touched : SANER
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Like successful orators : QUOTED
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James Forrestal was its last cabinet secy. : USNAVY
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Portions of les années : ETES
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Stat for a reliever : ERA
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Slalom targets : GATES
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Comic Boosler : ELAYNE
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Astronaut Collins and others : EILEENS
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Toasted triangle topper : SALSADIP
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One of Jon Arbuckle's pets : ODIE
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Changsha is its capital : HUNAN
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"Hang on!" : WAITASEC
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Eager : ONTIPTOE
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Things that may be shot in stages? : WESTERNS
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"La Reine Margot" novelist : DUMAS
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___'acte : ENTR
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Ways to go : ROADS
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Some shirts : POLOS
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Dishes out undaintily : SLOPS
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Trailer's place : LAST
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South Pacific island : BORABORA
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Cry before storming out : IVEHADIT
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"Lighten up, will ya?!" : GETALIFE
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Hiking aid : KNAPSACK
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Hate, say : EMOTION
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"Tristram Shandy" author : STERNE
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Natural : INBORN
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In the pink : ROBUST
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10 kilogauss : TESLA
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Relish : SPICE
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Disk units : BYTES
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Bring to a standstill : STEM
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Mar makeup : AGUA
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Letter run : NOP

Answer summary: 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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