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New York Times, Thursday, October 9, 2014

Author:
Joel Fagliano
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joel Fagliano

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 80, Blocks: 40 Missing: {GQ} Scrabble average: 1.85 This is puzzle # 32 for Mr. Fagliano. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Note: This was published as a uniclue puzzle in print. All the clues appear in a single list, combining Across and Down. When two answers share a number, they also share a clue.
Joel Fagliano notes:
When I was filling this puzzle, I thought a lot about whether to include 26D, ETYMON. On the one hand, I always strive for familiar ... read more
Will Shortz notes:
As far as I can remember this is the fourth "uniclue"-type crossword I've run in the Times. That's one in which all the clues (in the ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Uniclue! It's been quite a while since we've seen one of these — surprising how rare this type of theme is. When Will asked us to ... read more
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© 2014, The New York TimesNo. 1009 ( 23,711 )

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Clues
1
Corn or cotton : CASH / CROP
2
Rhyme scheme for "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening" : AABA
3
Have the lead : STAR
4
Blood: Prefix : HEMA
5
Western wear : JEAN / JACKET
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Letters that don't go to the post office : EMAIL
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Canada or Jordan preceder : AIR
8
Bygone brand in the shaving aisle : NEET
9
Where the Pilgrims first landed in the New World : CAPE / COD
10
Came to : AWOKE
11
Animated : PEPPY
12
Record over, say : ERASE
13
Put on a scale : RATE
14
Many a fête d'anniversaire attendee : AMIE
15
Homer Simpson's workplace : POWER / PLANT
16
Subject of National Federation of Independent Business v. Sebelius : OBAMACARE
17
Quaint wear : ASCOT
18
Parkinson's disease drug : LDOPA
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Engage in an extreme winter sport : PARASKI
20
La starter : TRA
21
First name in children's literature : ROALD
22
Mil. mess personnel : KPS
23
Sixer rival : CELT
24
Sing like a bird : TWEEDLE
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Feature of Polyphemus from "The Odyssey" : ONEEYE
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Word origin : ETYMON
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Dessert often made with cream cheese frosting : CARROT / CAKE
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Not up : ABED
29
Tear apart : REND
30
Correct, as a manuscript : RETYPE
31
Comic Cenac formerly of "The Daily Show" : WYATT
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Half of a vote : YEAS
33
Red as ___ : ABEET
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"Sure, go ahead" : FEEL / FREE
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White's counterpart : YOLK
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Great work : OPUS
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At nine and a half months, say : LATE
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Architect Louis : KAHN
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English county closest to Continental Europe : KENT
40
Places where wheat is stored? : BREAD / BOXES
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Org. with an antipiracy stance : MPAA
42
Swirl : EDDY
43
Meaningful sets, for short? : OEDS
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New U.N. member of 2011 : SOUTH / SUDAN
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Resolution unit : PIXEL
46
Some preppy shirts : IZODS
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Lab item : BUNSEN / BURNER
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Alternative to a fade-out in a movie ending : FREEZE / FRAME
49
Didn't stay put : ROVED
50
Deep black : EBONY
51
Israel's Barak : EHUD
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"An old silent pond / A frog jumps into the pond / Splash! Silence again," e.g. : HAIKU
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Hold up : ROB
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Seven-time Rose Bowl winner, for short : OSU
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Offerer of package deals, in brief : USPS
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Buffalo hunters, once : ARAPAHO
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Firebug : PYRO
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Leader of a race? : ADAM
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It's a snap : HIKE
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Store sign : OPEN
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Skirt : AVOID
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T.S.A. requirements : IDS
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Be unsuited? : SKINNYDIP
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Currency of Laos : KIP
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Recovers from injury : MENDS
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Diving position : PIKE
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Be a fall guy? : RAKE
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Ben & Jerry's alternative : EDYS
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2014 N.B.A. champ : SPUR
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What a prophet may look for : OMEN

Answer summary: 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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