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New York Times, Friday, January 30, 2009

"The Emperor's Snuff-Box" novelist John Dickson ___

Author:
Brendan Emmett Quigley
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 27 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 132 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2009, The New York Times1/30/09 ( No. 21,633 )

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Across
1
Woolly bear, eventually : MOTH
5
City at the foot of Mount Entoto : ADDISABABA
15
Cross letters : INRI
16
Sludge buildup sites : CRANKCASES
17
Like falling off ___ : ALOG
18
Brownish orange : TERRACOTTA
19
Early 20th-century New York City mayor : SETHLOW
21
Many a defender: Abbr. : ATT
22
Rule that ended in 1947 : RAJ
23
Journalist with a widely read "Report" : MATTDRUDGE
25
Newbie: Var. : TIRO
26
Maintains : AVERS
27
Not overseas : PAS
28
___ moment : KODAK
29
Not at all wet : SERE
30
Be visibly disconsolate : SOB
31
Steakhouse order : RIBEYE
32
Foundation maker : AVON
34
It may be mined : DATA
35
Warnings, to Juan : AVISOS
38
Peter Pan rival : JIF
39
"The Emperor's Snuff-Box" novelist John Dickson ___ : CARR
43
1980s Big Apple nightclub with a chemical name : XENON
44
Mattress problem : SAG
45
Cliffside detritus : SCREE
46
___ outing : ONAN
47
Cry when you don't think you'll make it : WEREDOOMED
49
Some linemen: Abbr. : LTS
50
ESPN analyst Pasquarelli : LEN
51
Hits a line drive : RIPSONE
52
Gardener or landscaper : OUTSIDEMAN
55
"Women and Love" writer : HITE
56
Some forms are filled out in it : TRIPLICATE
57
City south of West Jordan on I-15 : OREM
58
1993 Emmy winner for "Seinfeld" : LARRYDAVID
59
Asian lang. : PERS
Down
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Noxious vapors : MIASMAS
2
Ashore, maybe : ONLEAVE
3
Horse in harness : TROTTER
4
It has made many people lose their heads : HIGHTREASON
5
Person in an apron : ACTOR
6
Tapped : DREWUPON
7
___ el Beida (Casablanca, to its natives) : DAR
8
Destitute-looking : INRAGS
9
Work on one's figure, say : SKATE
10
A.T.M. receipt abbr. : ACCT
11
___ Dai (last emperor of Vietnam) : BAO
12
One way to sit on a chair : ASTRIDE
13
Tritium output : BETARAY
14
Facetiously : ASAJOKE
20
Denom. with elders : LDS
24
Touch : DAB
25
Briar locale : TOBACCOSHOP
28
Young fox : KIT
30
911 call, e.g. : SOS
31
Org. involved in the gulf war : RAF
33
From, in some names : VON
34
Computer-savvy crowd : DIGERATI
35
Salamander variety : AXOLOTL
36
Classic Pontiac : VENTURA
37
Excited : INASTIR
38
Big bump : JAR
40
Dresser alternative : ARMOIRE
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Verify, as a password : REENTER
42
Saves : REDEEMS
44
"Phoenissae" playwright : SENECA
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Offering of appeasement : SOP
47
"___ it!" (cry of accomplishment) : WEDID
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Had a 31-Across, e.g. : DINED
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Asparagus's family : LILY
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May days?: Abbr. : SPR
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Big D cager : MAV

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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