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New York Times, Thursday, November 2, 2000

Where Ivory soap and the pop-top can were invented

Author:
Henry Hook
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Henry Hook

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 41 for Mr. Hook.
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© 2000, The New York Times11/2/00 ( No. 18,622 )
Across
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Unaccompanied : STAG
5
Bob Seger's "___ Got Tonite" : WEVE
9
Patrick Dennis's aunt : MAME
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Pseudo-aesthetic : ARTY
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Regarding : ANENT
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Xerox insert: Abbr. : ORIG
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With 6-Down, doctor's observation : YOURENOTGETTING
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"Finlandia" composer : SIBELIUS
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Spring nymph : NAIAD
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Paderewski's "Minuet ___" : ING
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1993 standoff site : WACO
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One of his listeners got cut off : VANGOGH
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Bowling ball material : EBONITE
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Atka dweller : ALEUT
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Gives the coup de grâce : FELLS
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Mathematician's "ta-da" : QED
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Lamentation : MOAN
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Authoritative text : BIBLE
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O.R. doings : SURG
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Crock : POT
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Harry Kemelman's whodunit hero, e.g. : RABBI
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Leaf collection? : QUIRE
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1974 World's Fair site : SPOKANE
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Not barren : FRUITED
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29- or 30-day month : ADAR
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___ Maria : TIA
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When Revere made that ride : APRIL
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Onions' kin : SHALLOTS
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See 23-Down : TRUEILLEATMYHAT
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Crowning point : ACME
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Ukrainian city : YALTA
59
Mexican child : NINA
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"Pow!" : WHAM
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Quarterback's tactic : PASS
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Unduly interested : NOSY
Down
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Word after "he" and "she" : SAYS
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"Star Trek: T.N.G." role : TROI
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Swift's "The Tale of ___" : ATUB
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Circular course : GYRE
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On the decline : WANING
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See 17-Across : ENOUGHFIBER
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11/11 honorees : VETS
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Chang's closest relative : ENG
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Parliamentary proposal : MOTION
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Oratorio portion : ARIA
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Attention : MIND
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Dinosaur's start : EGG
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Like a good debater's arguments : TENABLE
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"Four Quartets" poet : ELIOT
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Fiesta fare : TACOS
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With 55-Across, patient's reply : WELLIFTHATS
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Soloists' lead-ins, maybe : VAMPS
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Knocked for ___ : ALOOP
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"Rad!" : NEATO
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Automatic, for one : GUN
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"Uncle!" : IQUIT
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It borders la mer : TERRE
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Barely defeated : EDGED
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Fall back : EBB
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Sans freshness : BANALLY
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___ juris (legal phrase) : SUI
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They meet in the middle : RADII
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Reservation : QUALM
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First name in the N.B.A., once : KAREEM
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Oater props : RIATAS
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Coyly roguish : ARCH
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Reebok rival : PUMA
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Actress Ward : SELA
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Spacek biopic role : LYNN
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Where Ivory soap and the pop-top can were invented : OHIO
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Responds to UV rays : TANS
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Reinforcement : STAY
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Spotted, to Tweety : TAW
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Napkin holder : LAP

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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