Jinx! OK, let’s save time and work out the arc of this whole hockey-and-gambling scandal for both papers: REGRETSKY…NYETSKY…TIME TO SWEATSKY..ALL WETSKY…

Meanwhile, both tabs go plain-but-gripping in their little additional-news strips: “BUSH DETAILS TERROR PLOT ON L.A.” and “American hostage pleads for her life.”

But the Post blows an otherwise solid performance by flagging its Pink Panther review with a feeble “Pink Panther” headline.

Winner: Daily News

Overall standings: Daily News 20, New York Post 21 WOOD WAR XLI