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New York Times, Saturday, October 27, 2012

First female skater to land a triple/triple jump combination in competition

Author:
Joon Pahk
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 27 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 18 for Mr. pahk.
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© 2012, The New York Times10/27/12 ( No. 22,999 )
Across
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Allies who are also rivals : FRENEMIES
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Parking permit, sometimes : DECAL
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It may be shown to a superior : REVERENCE
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Send out of state? : EXILE
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Ephemeral decorative structure : ICECASTLE
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Major key that uses all five black keys on a piano : DFLAT
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Fails utterly : TANKS
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"Out of Sync" autobiographer, 2007 : LANCEBASS
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"I'll be right with you" : ONESEC
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First female skater to land a triple/triple jump combination in competition : ITO
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Like some verbs: Abbr. : INTR
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Like certain versions of the Bible: Abbr. : STD
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Iroquoian people : HURONS
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Means to enlightenment : TAO
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Gets down quickly : CHUGS
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___ Diggory, rival of Harry Potter : CEDRIC
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Spinner's spot : DJBOOTH
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When repeated, a Las Vegas casino : NEWYORK
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Five-term Mexican president : JUAREZ
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Gymnastics staple : HORSE
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Home of Sault Ste. Marie: Abbr. : ONT
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Dash : SPRINT
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Modern storage : RAM
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Talking car on "Knight Rider" : KITT
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Patch Media owner : AOL
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Show some major respect? : SALUTE
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Some magicians' gear : OPERAHATS
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Something seen after hours? : COLON
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Buyable, in a way : VENAL
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"Excuse me?" : DOYOUMIND
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She outwitted Sherlock : IRENE
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Major museum expense : INSURANCE
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Ancient manuscript : CODEX
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No longer on speaking terms : ESTRANGED
Down
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Four-cornered chips : FRITOS
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Make an abjuration : RECANT
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Leveled : EVENED
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Gets to first base : NECKS
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Clear : ERASE
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Cuatro semanas, roughly : MES
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Not domestic: Abbr. : INTL
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Desserts not for the calorie-conscious : ECLAIRS
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Taken care of : SEENTO
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"___ Dinah" (1958 hit) : DEDE
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Like some private eyes : EXFBI
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Burrito flavoring : CILANTRO
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British sci-fi author Reynolds : ALASTAIR
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"It's showtime" : LETSROCK
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Big gigs : CONCERTS
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Cheek : CHUTZPAH
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What a stuck-out tongue may mean : UGH
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Works on shifts, say : SEWS
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French horn : COR
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Plot devices? : HOES
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Make the highlights? : DYE
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2011 Wimbledon champion : DJOKOVIC
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California's ___ Serra Peak : JUNIPERO
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Fastened tightly, with "down" : BATTENED
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Refusal of Paris : NON
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Family of Paris : HILTONS
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One bringing a speaker onstage, maybe : ROADIE
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Case outcome : RULING
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"And step on it!" : ATONCE
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Got better : MENDED
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Sax great, to fans : TRANE
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Legend, for one : ACURA
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Iconic Broadway role for Cobb : LOMAN
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"A Clockwork Orange" protagonist : ALEX
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Interstate hwy. ___ : SYST
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Start of many church names : OUR

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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