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New York Times, Thursday, January 15, 2015

Author:
Herre Schouwerwou
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Herre Schouwerwou

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQXZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Schouwerwou. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Herre Schouwerwou notes:
I am thrilled to make my NY Times crossword debut today. I live on beautiful Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada. Crosswords ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
What a nice debut. I'm normally not a fan of quote puzzles, as they became overdone a while back, but this one amused me. I like a ... read more
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© 2015, The New York TimesNo. 0115 ( 23,809 )
Across
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Some worship groups : CULTS
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Sports division : EAST
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Bygone monarch : TSAR
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Starters : ATEAM
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Hardly fair : UGLY
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One of Chekhov's "Sisters" : OLGA
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Rain makers : NIMBI
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Ax : CHOP
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Assemble : MEET
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Beginning of a quote by Ogden Nash, with punctuation included : ICOULDHAVE
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Kings and queens : BEDS
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Shade from the sun : TAN
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Always, according to Shakespeare : EER
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Block, at the bar : ESTOP
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Quote, part 2 : LOVEDNEWYORK
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Loosen, in a way : UNPIN
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Many a Vienna Boys' Choir boy : ALTO
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Lead to victory? : VEE
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With 37-Across, desperate attempts : HAIL
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See 36-Across : MARYS
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Remain in limbo : PEND
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Put into action : USE
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Flat-bottomed boat : DORY
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Triages, e.g. : SORTS
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Quote, part 3 : HADINOTLOVED
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Deliver, as a big kiss : PLANT
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Soul producer : KIA
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Web ending : CAM
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Trust fund? : BAIL
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End of the quote : BALTI-MORE
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Some elected officials, briefly : REPS
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However, in a tweet : OTOH
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Not bright anymore : DINGY
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Flat figure : AREA
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Sussex river where Virginia Woolf tragically ended her life : OUSE
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At the perfect moment : ONCUE
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Gruesome, say : GORY
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Ones on the money trail, informally : TMEN
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What's not included : OTHER
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"Not another peep!" : CANIT
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Empire State city : UTICA
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One of the original Life Savers fruit flavors : LEMON
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Perfume that's off-limits? : TABU
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Shower with good fortune : SMILEON
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Bamboozle : EUCHRE
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Ottoman honorific : AGHA
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Disheveled : SLOVENLY
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Prepares for printing : TYPESETS
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Girl who challenges stereotypes : TOMBOY
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Perfect night for a pillow fight : SLEEPOVER
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Put in for extra time? : AGED
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"Shoot!" : RATS
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Patel of "The Newsroom" : DEV
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Tango number : TWO
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Teeny-weeny : LIL
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Musical Hall : DARYL
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Full of tears : RENT
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Classic canvas-top sneakers : KEDS
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"Not gonna happen" : UHUH
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Booster org. : NASA
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Leading folk figure : PIEDPIPER
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Fashionable 1980s item resembling a bit of astronaut's attire : MOONBOOT
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Nearly blind jazz great : ARTTATUM
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Milkweed feature : POD
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Code used in many court cases : DNA
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Popular recreational watercraft : SEA-DOO
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"You're darn tootin'!" : ILLSAY
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"Sounds good!" : OKTHEN
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Hour on a grandfather clock : VII
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Seashore souvenir : CONCH
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Thrash out : ARGUE
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"The Host" author Stephenie : MEYER
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Exhibit some immodesty : BRAG
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Streamlined, for short : AERO
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Bow (to) : LOSE
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Where money is made : MINT

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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