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New York Times, Saturday, January 11, 2014

"Thus weary of the world, away she ___": Shak.

Author:
Martin Ashwood-Smith
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Martin Ashwood-Smith

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 27 Missing: {FJQ} Spans: 8, (2 quad stacks) This is puzzle # 72 for Mr. Ashwood-Smith.
Martin Ashwood-Smith notes:
This puzzle started with the bottom stack, a lonely orphaned 4x15 sitting in my file of unfinished projects. The problem was that any ... read more
Will Shortz notes:
I love a puzzle that has supersmooth fill. But at times I also like to see how far the English language can be pushed, even if there ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
I don't know how MAS does it. I've tried my hand at quad-stacks in order to expand my construction skills, but I'm nowhere even close ... read more
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© 2014, The New York Times1/11/14 ( No. 23,440 )

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Across
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It has a close "Kentucky" cousin : CANADABLUEGRASS
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Tax deferral options : TRADITIONALIRAS
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Water gun fight? : NAVALENGAGEMENT
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Tumblers : STEMLESSGLASSES
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Nonprofessional : LAY
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"Thus weary of the world, away she ___": Shak. : HIES
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Burnable medium, briefly : CDR
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Slender runner : SKI
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One may remove grease with elbow grease : SOSPAD
30
SC Johnson brand : RAID
32
Does a Ludacris impersonation : RAPS
34
Grid great Greasy : NEALE
35
Not the least bit : INNOWAY
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"That's expensive!" : ITSALOT
39
Sum symbol : SIGMA
40
Rice alternative : ORZO
42
Stop on Amtrak's California Zephyr : RENO
43
Dead player? : POSSUM
45
Key contraction : OER
46
___ ed : SEX
47
Larry of the original "West Side Story" : KERT
49
Went nowhere : SAT
51
They're usually pixelated on TV : OBSCENEGESTURES
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Kelp is a natural source of it : POTASSIUMIODIDE
60
One who orders trunks to be moved? : ELEPHANTTRAINER
61
Member of a drill team? : DENTALASSISTANT
Down
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U.P.S. deliveries: Abbr. : CTNS
2
Poor as ___ (destitute) : ARAT
3
Belly dancers' bands? : NAVELRINGS
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Native of Caprica on "Battlestar Galactica" : ADAMA
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Corker : DILLY
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Done to ___ : ATEE
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Alternatives to racks : BINS
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Sawmill supplier : LOGSHIP
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Fish in a dragon roll : UNAGI
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They have bills and appear on bills : EAGLES
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Renowned boxing gym in Brooklyn : GLEASONS
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Outer limits : RIMS
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Diomedes speared him : ARES
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Having good balance : SANE
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They were retired in '03 : SSTS
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Like new notes : CRISP
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Freshwater aquarium favorite : DANIO
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Many a dama: Abbr. : SRA
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Deck : KAYO
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Brand : SEAR
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Renaissance composer of "Missa Papae Marcelli" : PALESTRINA
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How troglodytes live : ALONE
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Clean out : DETOX
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DiMaggio and others : DOMS
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Fitting decision : SIZE
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Wisconsin county or its seat : WAUKESHA
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A.L. East team, on scoreboards : TOR
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Really cheap shots? : ROTGUTS
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Monthly : MENSAL
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Spanish royal : REINA
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Attic promenades : STOAS
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Book review? : AUDIT
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Weigh-in section? : OPED
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Woody trunk : BOLE
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Korean War weapon : STEN
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Abbr. by Hook or by Cook : CAPT
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Drs. often take over for them : EMTS
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iPhone talker : SIRI
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Fall scene : EDEN
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Fundació Joan Miró designer : SERT

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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