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New York Times, Thursday, August 6, 2015

Who said "We write to taste life twice, in the moment, and in retrospection"

Author:
Gary Cee
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {KQ} This is puzzle # 29 for Mr. Cee.
Gary Cee notes:
The theme answers were originally laid across the puzzle. Will liked the idea, but thought the "___ by ___" pattern would make more ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
I've seen the "literal X by Y" trick in a few different incarnations, and if you include the "X over Y," "X in Y," etc. it might be ... read more
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© 2015, The New York Times8/6/15 ( No. 24,012 )
Across
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Part of a harvest festival decoration : COB
4
It has legs and feet and sometimes arms, but no hands : CHAIR
9
About : INRE
13
"Hymne à l'Amour" singer : PIAF
15
Worshiper of Jah, informally : RASTA
16
Soft-soap : COAX
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Relative of an ibex : ALPINEGOAT
19
Letters before :// : HTTP
20
Prized instrument, for short : STRAD
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Stress (over) : FRET
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One with perfect pitch? : ACE
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Delivered a pitch : SPIELED
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The Night Tripper of music : DRJOHN
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Volkswagen model starting in 2006 : EOS
29
1492, e.g., to Cristóbal Colón : ANO
30
Three-in-one gods : TRIUNES
31
Keypad locale : ATM
32
Counterpart of man-to-man : ZONE
34
Glacial ridge : ARETE
35
To everyone's surprise : AMAZINGLY
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The Rolling Stones' "___ Rainbow" : SHESA
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___-European language : INDO
42
Sports bar array : TVS
45
Orbital low point : PERIGEE
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Direct-deposit payment, for short : EFT
49
"Bali ___" : HAI
50
Patron saint of Norway : OLAFII
51
Cajun or Cockney : DIALECT
53
Co. nicknamed "Brown" : UPS
54
Ozone-destroying chemicals, for short : CFCS
57
Davis with a 1988 Oscar : GEENA
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First course, sometimes : SOUP
60
Single-seater racing class : FORMULAONE
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Malta adopted it in 2008 : EURO
64
Gain admission : ENTER
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U.S. Army decorations, in brief : DSCS
66
Mutton ___ : STEW
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Many a one-year agreement : LEASE
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One of many for Argus : EYE
Down
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Certain fraud protector, for short : CPA
2
Garage stain : OILSPOT
3
With 14-Down, literally, grueling initiation : BAPTISM
4
Sideboard : CREDENZA
5
Common Halloween costume : HAG
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Starting : ASOF
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Russia's ___-Tass news service : ITAR
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Containing sex scenes, say : RATEDR
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Einstein's "I" : ICH
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Zero : NOTAONE
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Toothed wheel : RATCHET
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Budget item : EXPENSE
14
See 3-Down : FIRE
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Lion in "The Lion King" : NALA
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With 27-Down, literally, a Sixth Amendment right : TRIAL
24
Beach abutter : SEA
25
Humdinger : DOOZIE
27
See 22-Down : JURY
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Watched : TENDED
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Who said "We write to taste life twice, in the moment, and in retrospection" : NIN
35
With 36-Down, literally, beyond rational explanation : ASIF
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See 35-Down : MAGIC
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"How about that?!" : GOFIGURE
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Other halves, so to speak : SPOUSES
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Pitch in : HELPOUT
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Job done with Artgum : ERASURE
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See 52-Down : THENOSE
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Room to spare? : VACANCY
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Use a tuffet : SIT
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Towering Frenchman? : EIFFEL
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Far East unit of weight : TAEL
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With 42-Down, literally, control completely : LEAD
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Sundae alternative : CONE
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Majorca miss: Abbr. : SRTA
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"Batman" fight scene word : POW
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"Bonjour, ___ amis!" : MES
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Compass dir. : ESE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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