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New York Times, Thursday, November 6, 2014

"As if you could kill time without injuring ___": Thoreau, "Walden"

Author:
Matt Ginsberg
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 30 Missing: {FJQXZ} This is puzzle # 41 for Mr. Ginsberg. Jeff Chen's Puzzle of the Week pick. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2014, The New York Times11/6/14 ( No. 23,739 )

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Across
1
Winter plantings? : SKIPOLES
9
First name in "Star Wars" : OBIWAN
15
One who's just out for a good time : HEDONIST
16
Junk shop transaction : RESALE
17
So to speak : INASENSE
18
More Serling-esque : EERIER
19
Leader of a noted 37-Across : MOSES
20
Left for good : EMIGRATED
22
"Nebraska" star, 2013 : DERN
24
Turn blue? : MOPE
25
Feast of unleavened bread : PESACH
28
Southernmost U.S. capital : HONOLULU
32
Gardner namesakes : AVAS
33
Nonmusical Abba : EBAN
35
Diamond complements : NINES
36
- : RED
37
See 19- and 54-Across and 11- and 41-Down : PARTING
39
- : SEA
40
Not perfectly put : INAPT
42
Subject of a onetime Nepali hunting license [true fact!] : YETI
43
Belated observation of 4/14/12 : BERG
44
Home of Charlotte Amalie : STTHOMAS
46
Like the people of Siberia : SPARSE
48
Unanimously, after "to" : AMAN
49
Stadium projection, maybe : TIER
50
Co-signer, say : GUARANTOR
54
Location of the 37-Across : EGYPT
58
Priestify : ORDAIN
59
2014 World Cup host : SAOPAULO
61
Strange bird : ODDONE
62
Spare item? : TIREIRON
63
Airplane with the propeller at the back : PUSHER
64
"As if you could kill time without injuring ___": Thoreau, "Walden" : ETERNITY
Down
1
Leveler : SHIM
2
Many a state lottery game : KENO
3
Mythical Greek who slew Castor : IDAS
4
Impersonated : POSEDAS
5
"Just a mo!" : ONESEC
6
Hoopster Jeremy : LIN
7
European city of 500,000+ whose name translates as "to eat" : ESSEN
8
Result (from) : STEM
9
Snake's place, in part : OREGON
10
Party game : BEERPONG
11
Beneficiary of the 37-Across, in modern times : ISRAELI
12
"Just a moment!" : WAIT
13
Captain's direction : ALEE
14
Filmdom's Napoleon Dynamite, for one : NERD
21
"You can count on me" : IMONIT
23
Flightless bird : RHEA
25
Setting for much of "Inglourious Basterds" : PARIS
26
Schedule listing : EVENT
27
October War leader : SADAT
28
Bad feelings? : HATES
29
Last name of three Indianapolis 500 winners : UNSER
30
Bad looks : LEERS
31
Copy editor's concern : USAGE
34
Bear on a field : BRYANT
37
Product of organic decay : PTOMAINE
38
Pending, as a legal decree : NISI
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Loser on account of the 37-Across : PHARAOH
43
Deal : BARGAIN
45
Sort : MANNER
47
Eye : PEEPER
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Blue eyes, e.g. : TRAIT
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Hair gel, e.g. : GOOP
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Language from which "cummerbund" comes : URDU
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Tots : ADDS
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Bone: Prefix : OSTE
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First name in space : YURI
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What cabalists do : PLOT
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One of eight for Stephen Sondheim : TONY
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Vein filler : ORE

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

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