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New York Times, Saturday, June 10, 2000

You may have it against someone

Author:
Glenton Petgrave
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Glenton Petgrave

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 27 Missing: {FQWXZ} This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Petgrave.
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© 2000, The New York Times6/10/00 ( No. 18,477 )
Across
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Arrow stopper, perhaps : SHIELD
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Aspiring executive's dread : DEMOTION
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Thought about the Loire? : PENSEE
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Court presentation : EVIDENCE
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Hot dog, once : LASSIE
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You may have it against someone : VENDETTA
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Spheres : AREAS
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Spoilers : BANES
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Dirty dog : RAT
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Word to 17-Across : STAY
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Emulated a gondolier : POLED
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Whole step : TONE
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Mug marking, maybe : HIS
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One way to pray : ALOUD
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No philanthropist : MISER
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Protract : ELONGATE
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Shake : JAR
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Coaction : SYNERGY
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Frantically : LIKEMAD
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Chess opening? : CEE
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Close relation : LOVEDONE
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Slow down : BRAKE
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Ham's acknowledgment : ROGER
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More than slow down : DIE
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Lifting units : REPS
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Dominican dough : PESOS
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Sub : TEMP
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Quite a shot : ACE
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Refused to budge : DUGIN
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Showed again : RERAN
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Not allowed : VERBOTEN
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Make bubbly : AERATE
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Like some traffic : ONCOMING
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Butters up? : BASTES
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Classy bunch? : STUDENTS
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Subjects of affirmation : CREEDS
Down
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Makes waves? : SPLASHES
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One way to endorse something : HEARTILY
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Available, in a way : INSEASON
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Pope production : ESSAY
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Fragrant hangers : LEIS
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Irish Sea feeder : DEE
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Deprecate : DEVALUE
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Squared : EVENED
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Got the lead out? : MINED
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With 27-Down, a bookie : ODDS
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Course requirement? : TEE
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Starters : INTROS
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It may be in the low 90's : OCTANE
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More presentable, say : NEATER
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Corsair's quest : BOOTY
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Riviera beach : PLAGE
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Beat : TIRED
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Mesh : AGREE
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See 10-Down : MAKER
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Pitches woo : NECKS
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Swings : JIVES
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Prepare to send e-mail : LOGON
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Temper : MODERATE
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Bouncy : ANIMATED
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Pool statistic : DEEPNESS
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Money a gambler says goodbye to : LOSINGS
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Curtain call chorus : BRAVOS
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Like some developments : RECENT
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Quick glance : APERCU
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Ruler : REGENT
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Add : PUTIN
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Breviloquent : TERSE
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Taj Mahal feature : DOME
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Parent : REAR
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Iron pumper's pride : BOD
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Leading letters : ABC

Answer summary: 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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