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New York Times, Wednesday, October 9, 2013

With 20-Across, story by 42-Across on which the movie "Blade Runner" is based

Author:
Jason Flinn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 4, (2 double stacks) This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Flinn.
Jason Flinn notes:
This is my first published puzzle, so I am quite excited! The stacked 15s constrain the fill, so I had to make some hard choices. My ... read more
Will Shortz notes:
Others can comment on this astonishing theme discovery by first-time contributor Jason Flinn. I'd like to comment on the word REPEN at ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
It's not often that a constructor comes across a serendipitous find, but the fact that two of Philip K. Dick's famous short stories ... read more
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© 2013, The New York Times10/9/13 ( No. 23,346 )

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Across
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Exposure units : RADS
5
Like many a superhero : CAPED
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Cheater's sound, maybe : PSST
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Biblical twin : ESAU
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First in a line of Russian grand princes : IVANI
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Jazzy James : ETTA
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With 20-Across, story by 42-Across on which the movie "Blade Runner" is based : DOANDROIDSDREAM
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See 17-Across : OFELECTRICSHEEP
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Best-suited for a job : ABLEST
22
Kind of lily : CALLA
23
Cold war foe, slangily : COMMIE
26
Cause of a dramatic death in Shakespeare : ASP
27
Go ballistic : ERUPT
28
Displace : BUMP
31
Music magazine founded by Bob Guccione Jr. : SPIN
35
Disloyal sort : RAT
36
Like bits of old music in some new music : SAMPLED
39
Keats creation : ODE
40
One going for a little bite? : FLEA
42
Author Philip K. ___ : DICK
43
XXX : ADULT
45
Cleanse : RID
47
Auctioned investments, in brief : TNOTES
48
Affright : ALARM
51
Eat, eat, eat : PIGOUT
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With 59-Across, story by 42-Across on which the movie "Total Recall" is based : WECANREMEMBERIT
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See 54-Across : FORYOUWHOLESALE
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Together, in Toulouse : UNIE
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Swiss miss of fiction : HEIDI
62
African antelope : ORYX
63
"Shane" star Alan : LADD
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Put back in the fold : REPEN
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"Gnarly!" : NEAT
Down
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Request after a failure, sometimes : REDO
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Since : ASOF
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Christine ___, heroine of "The Phantom of the Opera" : DAAE
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Light that darkens : SUNLAMP
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Club : CIRCLE
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"Let's take ___" : AVOTE
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Competition category in bridge and skating : PAIRS
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Break off a relationship : ENDIT
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Kind of brake : DISC
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Noncommittal response : PERHAPS
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Andrew Carnegie's industry : STEEL
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Author Madame de ___ : STAEL
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Home of the N.H.L.'s Lightning : TAMPA
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Accountants put them on the left : DEBITS
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Mil. awards : DSCS
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Humorist Bennett : CERF
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Like some contraceptives : ORAL
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Remote button : MUTE
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Bruiser : APE
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Ascap rival : BMI
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It's scanned in a store, for short : UPC
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U2 song paying tribute to an American icon : MLK
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Sulk : POUT
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Run while standing still : IDLE
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Takes home : NETS
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Throw in : ADD
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View from Budapest : DANUBE
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Ready for battle : ARRAYED
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Cares for maybe too much : DOTESON
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"___ expert, but ..." : IMNO
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"One ringy-dingy" comic : TOMLIN
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Ghastly : AWFUL
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"Bleeding Love" singer Lewis : LEONA
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Astringent : ACRID
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Bird that's as small as it sounds : PEWEE
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Beatnik's "gotcha" : IMHIP
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Sparkly rock : GEODE
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Essen's river : RUHR
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Like hurricanes in January : RARE
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Three-time N.H.L. All-Star Kovalchuk : ILYA
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"u r so funny ... lmao," e.g. : TEXT

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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