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New York Times, Sunday, November 7, 2010

Prepresidential title for Bill Clinton or Woodrow Wilson: Abbr.

Author:
Will Nediger
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Will Nediger

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Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 66 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 13 for Mr. Nediger. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York Times11/7/10 ( No. 22,279 )
Across
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Oscar-nominated actor with the given name Aristotelis : SAVALAS
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Preserves holder : JAMJAR
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Annapolis frosh : PLEBE
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"Fine, tell me" : IGIVEUP
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Slide sight : AMOEBA
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Steve who played the title role of Hercules in a 1959 film : REEVES
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Trying to stay awake? : RESISTINGAREST
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Fervid : ARDENT
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Stockholder? : STORE
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Deck for divining : TAROT
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No Mr. Nice Guy : MEANIE
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It has 21 spots : DIE
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Features of some jeans : RIPS
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Reads the riot act : YELLSAT
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Connections : INS
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Pinned down? : UNDERATACK
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"Beauty and the Beast," e.g. : DUET
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Bunch : TON
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Spot overseer : ADEXEC
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Air bag? : LUNG
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Working hard on : TOILINGAT
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Vigorous : DYNAMIC
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Not worth debating : MOOT
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Popular word in German product packaging : NEU
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Requested : BADE
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Shaggy locks : MANES
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Get rid of : XOUT
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Lay on : SATATOP
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Debussy subject : MER
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Northern hemisphere? : IGLOO
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Took a card : DREW
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Like grizzlies : URSINE
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Classic theater name : ODEON
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Really enjoy going to carnivals? : LOVEAFAIR
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Home to fly into : AERIE
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Noncommittal reply : EITHER
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"Darn!" : NUTS
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Work, in a way : KNEAD
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Un-P.C. suffix : ESS
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Star-___ : STUDDED
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Early Beatles songs are in it : MONO
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Foe of 130-Across, at birth : KALEL
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Call to a dog : HERE
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Vinegar : PEP
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Twice-a-month tide : NEAP
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It was developed by Apple, IBM and Motorola : POWERPC
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Seemingly without end : ADNAUSEAM
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Sudden fancy : WHIM
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Lake ___ City, Ariz. : HAVASU
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Site of the brachial artery : ARM
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Prepresidential title for Bill Clinton or Woodrow Wilson: Abbr. : PROF
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Straddling one's opponent? : UPONARIVAL
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Moreover : AND
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They have duel purposes : PISTOLS
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First near-Earth asteroid to be discovered : EROS
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Addams Family cousin : ITT
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Skin layer : DERMIS
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Scaling tool : ICEAX
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Peripheral : OUTER
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Mark who won the 1998 Masters : OMEARA
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Frisking Dracula? : CHECKINGACOUNT
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First name on "60 Minutes" : LESLEY
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Rake : LECHER
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Lex Luthor alter ego, once : ATOMMAN
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Takes nothing in : FASTS
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One of the Crusader states : EDESSA
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A sixth of the way through the hour : TENPAST
Down
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Letter start : SIR
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Gray : AGE
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With 4-Down, in relation to : VIS
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See 3-Down : AVIS
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For fear that : LEST
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Activity with flags : AUTORACING
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Spunk : SPIRIT
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Bender : JAG
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Part of a Latin conjugation : AMAT
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Conger cousin : MORAY
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Razzed : JEERED
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Smirnoff competitor : ABSOLUT
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Refuse to shut up : RATTLEON
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Jewelry designer Elsa : PERETTI
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Mother of Helen and Pollux : LEDA
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Mechanic's task? : EVENINGATIRE
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Neighbor of Nigeria and Togo : BENIN
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Opera singer Simon : ESTES
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Arthur C. Clarke's "Rendezvous With ___" : RAMA
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Kingdom overthrown in 2008 : NEPAL
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Couple : DUAD
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May event, informally : INDY
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British P.M. between Churchill and Macmillan : EDEN
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Film you don't want to see : SCUM
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Stockholders? : STIES
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Entrance requirement, sometimes : EXAM
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Didn't go : REMAINED
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The "K" of James K. Polk : KNOX
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Partway home : ONBASE
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Handyman's exclamation : GOODASNEW
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Island do : LUAU
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Good-looker : ADONIS
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Plain homes? : TEPEES
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Sentence structure? : CELL
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Gang's area : TURF
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Any minute now : SOON
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Furniture material : TEAK
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It may involve punitive tariffs : TRADEWAR
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Sitcom role for Brandy Norwood : MOESHA
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Ready for publication : EDITED
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What the dissatisfied female giftee might do after Christmas? : RETURNADRESS
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Certain gamete : OVUM
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Sleep unit? : WINK
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"Goodness me!" : OHDEAR
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George Orwell's alma mater : ETON
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Take in : REAP
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Gym number : REPS
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85-Down is part of it : ALOHASTATE
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Ocean areas : DEEPS
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Home of the highways H1 and H2 : OAHU
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Big name in denim : LEVI
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It may be elementary : PARTICLE
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Snowman's prop : PIPE
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Sitarist Shankar : RAVI
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H.S. junior's exam : PSAT
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Kind of film : CULT
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Call makers : UMPIRES
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Freeloaded : MOOCHED
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Fool : MORON
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Take to the cleaners : FLEECE
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Nutty treat : NOUGAT
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Unpopular baby name : ADOLF
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Site of Hercules' first labor : NEMEA
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"Well, old chap!" : ISAY
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Goldman ___ : SACHS
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Fountain order : MALT
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Classic sports cars : XKES
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Nobel Prize subj. : ECON
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Frolic : ROMP
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Writer Levin : IRA
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Portrayer of June in "Henry & June" : UMA
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"Illmatic" rapper : NAS
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Blaster : TNT

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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