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New York Times, Saturday, January 28, 2017

Classic novel written under the nom de plume Currer Bell

Author:
Damon Gulczynski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Damon J. Gulczynski

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 34 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 20 for Mr. Gulczynski.
Damon J. Gulczynski notes:
I couldn't decide between FUZZY MATH and JAZZ HANDS for a seed answer at 19-Across, so I made two puzzles with similar grids using one ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
I enjoy rare letters in a themeless, and Damon incorporated the Js, X, Zs so well. I particularly liked how he worked in what rare ... read more
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K
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© 2017, The New York Times1/28/17 ( No. 24,553 )
Across
1
"The Haywain Triptych" painter : BOSCH
6
Classic novel written under the nom de plume Currer Bell : JANEEYRE
14
Its logo consists of a pair of calipers in an oval : ACURA
15
Present some opportunities : OPENDOORS
17
Officially prohibit : DEBAR
18
1998 Spike Lee movie : HEGOTGAME
19
Gesture of razzle-dazzlement : JAZZHANDS
21
System developed by Bell Labs : UNIX
22
Strict limitation, of a sort : ONEEACH
23
Italian brewery since 1846 : PERONI
25
Wine aperitif : KIR
26
Sister and wife of Cronus : RHEA
28
Dish often served with applesauce : LATKES
29
Friendly introduction? : ECO
30
" : INCHES
32
4.5 billion years, for the age of the earth: Abbr. : EST
33
"So soon?" : ALREADY
34
"Gotcha" : AHA
37
Opposite of slow : FLYING
38
Texter's "Oh, yeah ..." : BTW
41
"Gotcha" : SOISEE
43
A cry of relief : TGIF
45
It's searched for in a rush : ORE
46
Some dispenser items : STRAWS
47
Agitated : INASNIT
49
"Outside the Lines" airer : ESPN
50
Heck of an effort : BANGUPJOB
52
Web deposit? : SPIDEREGG
55
It may be used by a person who is bowing : VIOLA
56
One with many enemies : SUPERHERO
57
Young migratory fish : ELVER
58
Harbinger of spring : REDROBIN
59
Narrow apertures : SLITS
Down
1
Something a bomber delivers? : BADJOKE
2
Vast : OCEANIC
3
C-c-c-cold : SUBZERO
4
Rage : CRAZE
5
Sarcastic response to a 1-Down : HARHAR
6
"Steel-driving man" of African-American lore : JOHNHENRY
7
Took off on : APED
8
Sources of prints, for short : NEGS
9
"Another Day on Earth" musical artist : ENO
10
Setting for Yankees home games: Abbr. : EDT
11
Dish eaten with a spoon : YOGURT
12
Lost Colony's island : ROANOKE
13
Royal wraps : ERMINES
16
Like some pigs : SEXIST
20
Victim of Paris : ACHILLES
23
Activity in a drive : PLEDGING
24
"Don't get all worked up!" : EASY
27
Nail the test : ACEIT
31
Not dead yet : HANGINGON
33
What tipplers may have : AFEW
34
Value : ASSESS
35
Impetuous person : HOTSPUR
36
Scuba gear component : AIRPIPE
38
"Blaze of Glory" band, 1990 : BONJOVI
39
Eight-line verse form : TRIOLET
40
Luxury home features : WETBARS
42
Like finished wood : SANDED
44
Matisse, Derain and fellow artists, with "les" : FAUVES
48
A biker may have a nasty one : SPILL
50
Recipient of a royal charter, with "the" : BEEB
51
Commercial lead-in to Bank, in many Midwest states : AGRI
53
Miss the mark : ERR
54
Chi-___ (religious symbol) : RHO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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