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New York Times, Thursday, February 27, 1997

Number corresponding to an exponent

Author:
Raymond C. Young
Editor:
Will Shortz
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
82/27/19973/20/20130
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
0001313
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.61001
Raymond C. Young

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FKQWXZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Young.
1
S
2
H
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A
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G
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B
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R
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S
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J
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R
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P
Y
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R
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A
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L
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S
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U
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N
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D
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P
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C
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B
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L
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S
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G
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M
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L
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N
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R
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S
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Y
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A
C
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C
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A
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L
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A
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L
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T
© 1997, The New York Times2/27/97 ( No. 17,278 )

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Across
1
Coarse tobacco : SHAG
5
Arm, to Armand : BRAS
9
It holds the mayo : JAR
12
Winner of a 1944 Pulitzer : PYLE
13
"Lovely ___" (1967 song) : RITA
14
Garage jobs : LUBES
16
Message at the dawn of Creation? : UPANDADAM
18
Daughter of Juan Carlos : ELENA
19
Have coming : DESERVE
20
Number corresponding to an exponent : ANTILOG
22
Milne baby : ROO
23
Patient's program : REHAB
24
They're nuts : PECANS
27
Daughter of Homer : LISA
28
Wife of Saturn : OPS
31
Find ___ for (pair with) : AMATE
32
Reserved : BOTTLEDUP
34
Shady way : LANE
35
"Heimskringla" stories : SAGAS
36
Kind of bread : PITA
37
English dramatist Thomas : MIDDLETON
39
Butler of fiction : RHETT
40
He's had a Rocky career : SLY
41
Cries from Krupp : ACHS
42
Produce hippie attire : TIEDYE
43
Grocery carriers : CARTS
45
Hackberry's cousin : ELM
46
High school subject : SPANISH
48
Odd place for a cradle : TREETOP
52
Board with a planchette : OUIJA
53
Overhears Satan tempt? : EVESDROPS
55
Words after "whether" : ORNOT
56
Ill temper : BILE
57
Spy in 1994 headlines : AMES
58
Shaq's alma mater : LSU
59
Copycat : APER
60
Fast time : LENT
Down
1
Common tater : SPUD
2
Ballyhoo : HYPE
3
Start of Hamlet's "Yorick" speech : ALAS
4
Produced : GENERATED
5
Menudo's kudos : BRAVOS
6
Heckle : RIDE
7
One-time connector : ATA
8
Helper of parable : SAMARITAN
9
Child who's six-foot-two : JULIA
10
Fit for Eden? : ABELBODIED
11
Seat of Washoe County : RENO
14
"___ Weapon" : LETHAL
15
Droop : SAG
17
Go on and on : DRONE
21
Puts one within another : NESTS
24
Chiromancers read them : PALMS
25
Internet messages : EMAIL
26
Forbidden tree decor? : CANDYCAINS
27
Trademarked items : LOGOS
29
Glazier's goop : PUTTY
30
Outpouring : SPATE
32
Solomon's mother : BATHSHEBA
33
Fleeting : EPHEMERAL
35
Factions : SECTS
38
Cow catcher : LARIAT
39
Upset : RILED
42
Less verbose : TERSER
44
Winter pear : ANJOU
46
___ Canals : SOO
47
Use a reverse stitch : PURL
48
Prefix with conference or commute : TELE
49
Volume : TOME
50
Receptive : OPEN
51
"Hey, you!" : PSST
54
Big shot : VIP

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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