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New York Times, Thursday, January 27, 2022

Who wrote "Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past"

Author:
Lewis Rothlein and Jeff Chen
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Lewis Rothlein
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9351.63
Jeff Chen

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQZ} This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Rothlein. This is puzzle # 127 for Mr. Chen.
Constructor notes:
LEWIS: Not only is Jeff an overseer of this site and reviewer of every single NYT puzzle, but he also writes novels that get published ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Lewis and I are both musicians, so I loved his idea of presenting these repeated letter strings as if they were within repeated ... read more
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S
2
I
3
N
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K
5
G
6
A
7
U
8
S
9
S
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P
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U
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B
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S
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I
S
E
E
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U
P
S
E
T
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O
N
I
T
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N
O
W
W
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H
E
R
E
W
E
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E
D
G
E
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B
L
T
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A
R
E
S
22
R
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E
M
O
T
E
24
A
D
O
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R
N
S
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H
E
R
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S
A
P
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D
E
N
29
A
L
I
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G
E
O
R
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W
E
L
L
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L
E
C
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A
R
S
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I
N
K
Y
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N
O
M
A
N
I
S
36
L
37
A
N
D
38
B
39
L
A
H
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S
T
E
E
L
E
41
R
O
M
A
42
T
43
O
E
S
44
G
U
S
45
H
46
E
47
R
48
A
T
E
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A
I
L
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A
R
M
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A
X
E
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I
T
G
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I
R
L
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E
V
E
N
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N
A
P
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S
E
A
R
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R
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I
D
E
S
A
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D
D
L
E
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E
R
M
A
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I
N
E
R
T
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A
L
T
A
63
D
Y
E
S
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G
E
N
T
S
65
P
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S
T
© 2022, The New York Times1/27/22 ( No. 26,378 )
Across
1
What hearts and ships may do : SINK
5
German physicist after whom a unit of magnetism is named : GAUSS
10
Round houses? : PUBS
14
"Hmm, OK" : ISEE
15
Surprise ending, of sorts : UPSET
16
"I'm starting right now!" : ONIT
17
Question after a digression : NOWWHEREWEREWE
19
Lip : EDGE
20
Nonkosher lunch order : BLT
21
Villain in the DC Universe : ARES
22
It can be a show-stopper : REMOTE
24
Foofaraw : ADO
25
O.R. staffers : RNS
26
"I'm with ___" (2016 campaign slogan) : HER
27
Easy mark : SAP
28
Alaskan peak : DENALI
30
Who wrote "Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past" : GEORGEORWELL
32
1970s-'80s Renaults : LECARS
34
Like a stamp pad : INKY
35
Classic John Donne line : NOMANISANISLAND
38
So-so : BLAH
40
Republican politico Michael : STEELE
41
Garden produce named for an Italian city : ROMATOMATOES
44
Driller's blowout : GUSHER
48
Grazed : ATE
49
Suffer : AIL
50
Escort's offering : ARM
51
Chopper : AXE
52
Young celebrity socialite : ITGIRL
54
Something to break at a casino? : EVEN
55
Be off guard : NAP
56
Blacken on a grill : SEAR
57
Go on horseback à la Lady Godiva : RIDESIDESADDLE
60
"Forever, ___" (1996 humor book) : ERMA
61
Immobile : INERT
62
Wasatch Mountains resort town : ALTA
63
Tanners' supplies : DYES
64
Upstanding fellows : GENTS
65
Dennis the Menace, e.g. : PEST
Down
1
Storied mariner : SINBAD
2
Princess in a Wagner opera : ISOLDE
3
"Principia" author, 1687 : NEWTON
4
London district famous for its botanic garden : KEW
5
Picasso antiwar masterpiece : GUERNICA
6
Preceder of ski or midi : APRES
7
Arenas typically have many of them : USES
8
Finish, with "up" : SEW
9
"Fantasia" was the first commercial film shown in it : STEREO
10
It's measured in feet, not inches : POEM
11
Action after a change of mind : UNDOSEND
12
Rodomontade : BIGTALK
13
How mountain roads rise : STEEPLY
18
Setting for the 2009 film "Precious" : HARLEM
23
Drop the ball : ERR
26
Locale of Wiesbaden, Germany : HESSE
29
Pearl City greeting : ALOHA
30
Cornmeal dish : GRITS
31
Red and rosé, for two : WINES
33
Adams behind a camera : ANSEL
35
1965 Shirley Ellis hit full of wordplay, with "The" : NAMEGAME
36
Certain amenities for first-class passengers : LEGRESTS
37
Michelle Obama vis-à-vis Princeton : ALUMNA
38
Cooked slowly in a closed pot : BRAISED
39
Cause for many people to scratch : LOTTERY
42
Gob : TAR
43
Something well-placed? : OILRIG
45
Take care of : HANDLE
46
Glorifies : EXALTS
47
What two sets of dots within double lines indicate, in musical scores : REPEAT
50
Head off : AVERT
53
Some long-term plans, in brief : IRAS
54
It's perfect : EDEN
58
Like Bach's Partita for Violin No. 3 : INE
59
Fist-bump : DAP

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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