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New York Times, Friday, September 15, 2006

President nicknamed Last of the Cocked Hats

Author:
Harvey Estes
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Harvey Estes

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JKQUXZ} Spans: 9, (3 triple stacks) This is puzzle # 102 for Mr. Estes. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York Times9/15/06 ( No. 20,765 )
Across
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Ones running things : THEPOWERSTHATBE
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It's black and tan : AIREDALETERRIER
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Rooster holder : CHINESECALENDAR
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Armies : HOSTS
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Rooster holder, maybe : VANE
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"Good for life" sloganeer : IAMS
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Passbook abbr. : DEP
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Short units, perhaps : CELS
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Not straight up : ASLOPE
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Coverage provider, briefly : HMO
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Gone, and never to return : DEADASADOORNAIL
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Where to see many rams? : DEMOLITIONDERBY
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Sulky racer : AMERICANTROTTER
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In need of a lift : SAD
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Kind of inspection : ONSITE
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Highly amusing : RICH
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Sports supporter : TEE
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Discontinuities : GAPS
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Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher Labine : CLEM
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Robert of Broadway's "My Fair Lady" : COOTE
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With nothing out of place : INAPPLEPIEORDER
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Flashlight alternative : GASOLINELANTERN
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Comment when something is over your head : ITSTOODEEPFORME
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Dash part : TACH
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Bygone cracker brand : HIHO
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Discord deity : ERIS
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Shut (up) : PENT
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Some tributes : ODES
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Took place : WAS
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Professeur's charge : ELEVE
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It covers the main points : RECAP
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Smith who won Wimbledon in 1972 : STAN
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TV component : TELE
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It ended in 1806: Abbr. : HRE
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1970-72 CBS sitcom : ARNIE
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Like some pools : TIDAL
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Is obviously happy : BEAMS
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Lapses : ERRS
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Film director Vittorio : DESICA
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Passage preventer : CORDON
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Recipe direction starter : ADDA
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Come across as : SEEM
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Hobbling : LAME
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Trail : ODOR
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In need of some color : PALISH
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Least bit of concern : HOOT
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President nicknamed Last of the Cocked Hats : MONROE
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Not much : ATAD
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Headache intensifier : DIN
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Is left with : NETS
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Belle ___ (Italian culture) : ARTI
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"Uh-huh" : IBET
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Recitation accompanier : LYRE
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Charged : RANAT
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Nonparticipation declaration : IPASS
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Big note : CSPOT
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Fox shelter : TEPEE
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"South Pacific" role : EMILE
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Colette heroine : GIGI
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Pitcher's prize? : CLIO
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Afford : LEND
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Athletic assoc. : CONF
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"___ put it another way …" : ORTO
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___-Neisse Line (border in Europe) : ODER
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Time spent in a seat : TERM
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Marine flier : ERNE
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It officially recognized Isr. in 1988 : PLO
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Literary monogram : EAP

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