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Oct. 19, 2009
Oct. 19, 2009

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Oct. 19, 2009

GOLF PLUS
LEADING OFF
Inside: THE WEEK IN SPORTS
BASEBALL PLAYOFFS
SOCCER
  • In a roiling Central American cauldron, the U.S. men earned a berth in the 2010 World Cup. Now come eight months of hard work to prepare for the biggest stage in sports

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By Puzzle by Mike Baranack

Fill in answers as in a crossword—except the answers are numbers. For rows or columns with multiple clues, enter answers consecutively. The sum will equal the red total at the end of each row/column. See the solution at SI.com/bonus

This is an article from the Oct. 19, 2009 issue

ACROSS

A

• Distance of an NBA free throw, in feet

• Yogi Berra's retired Yankees number

• Dwight Howard's 2004 draft position

B

• Year that Joe Namath guaranteed a win in the Super Bowl

C

• Most MLB hits in a month (shared by three)

• Dave Winfield's retired Padres number

D

• Most FGs in a season (Neil Rackers)

• Most tries in a Rugby World Cup match (Australia, 2003)

DOWN

E

• Most assists in an NBA season (John Stockton)

F

• Most goals by an NHL defenseman in a game (Ian Turnbull)

• Most hits by a player in an extra-inning MLB game (Johnny Burnett)

• Most pass attempts in an NFL game (Drew Bledsoe)

G

• Steve Young's retired 49ers number

• Most points in an NBA playoff game (Michael Jordan)

• Times Florida has won the Final Four

H

• Year Fenway Park opened

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