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New York Times, Friday, November 17, 2006

31-Down : Hoover rival

Author:
Beth Hinshaw
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Beth Hinshaw

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JQVZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 2 for Ms. Hinshaw. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York Times11/17/06 ( No. 20,828 )

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Across
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Six-story, say : MIDRISE
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Like some curves : SSHAPED
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Team the Mets defeated in the 1969 World Series : ORIOLES
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A couple may be in it : THERAPY
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Not all there? : PARTIAL
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Kind of camp : REFUGEE
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Fulcrum locale : SEESAW
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"C'est la vie" : SOITGOES
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Nickname for Mike Krzyzewski of Duke basketball fame : COACHK
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Captain's ___ (naval disciplinary hearing) : MAST
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Intake optima: Abbr. : RDAS
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Jazz genre : BEBOP
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Johnny Nash hit written by Bob Marley : STIRITUP
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State on the Gulf of California : SONORA
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Fictional adventurer with a map and a backpack : DORATHEEXPLORER
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Sometime : ONEDAY
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Possible result of an accident : GRIDLOCK
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Commemorative meal : SEDER
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Ox driver : GOAD
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Classic singer with the 2005 album "Rock Swings" : ANKA
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Talked up? : PRAYED
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Case : SCOPEOUT
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Product of hindsight, sometimes : REGRET
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Ointment base : LANOLIN
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Offense : UMBRAGE
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By and by : ERELONG
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Prime example : PARAGON
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Informational/marketing tool : WEBSITE
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Down : INAFUNK
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Objects of some hand-wringing? : MOPS
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Requiem Mass hymn word : IRAE
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Grave : DIRE
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Deteriorates : ROTS
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___ artery : ILIAC
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Fit to be untied? : SEAWORTHY
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What an alien might take: Abbr. : ESL
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Miller alternative : STROHS
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Mideast V.I.P. : SHEIK
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Significance : HEFT
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Cut ___ : ARUG
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When doubled, a Pacific capital : PAGO
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Modern pentathlon event : EPEE
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Lock changers? : DYES
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Patsy : SCAPEGOAT
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Together, in music : ADUE
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Old PC platform : MSDOS
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Square things : ATONE
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Brought forth : SIRED
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Sports news : TRADE
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Yellow's opposite : BOLD
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___ Gay : ENOLA
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A metalloid : BORON
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Hoover rival : ORECK
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Weatherproof wear : PARKA
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___-Tass news agency : ITAR
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Sticky-fingered guy? : SPIDERMAN
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Look into? : XRAY
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Rock variety : GRUNGE
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Detail : POINT
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Messing with lines : DEBRA
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Lot : SLEW
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Attention : CARE
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Seat near the front of a plane : ONEB
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The in crowd? : POLS
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Wellsian race : ELOI
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Five-time U.S. Open champ : GRAF
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Classico competitor : RAGU
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Designer von Furstenberg : EGON
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Piece of cake for a marathoner : TENK
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Wire provider: Abbr. : UPI

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