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New York Times, Saturday, September 10, 1994

Author:
Rand H. Burns
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rand H. Burns

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 29 Missing: {QW} Spans: 2 Grid is asymmetric. This is puzzle # 14 for Mr. Burns. NYT links: Across Lite
Jim Horne notes:

There's something unusual about this grid.

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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 0910 ( 16,377 )
Across
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Some of the Dead Sea Scrolls : PAPYRI
7
Guitarist Hendrix : JIMI
11
Bygone cause : ERA
14
Way to Brooklyn or Broadway, in song : ATRAIN
15
Breakdowns : ANALYSES
17
Pithy depiction : THUMBNAILSKETCH
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Garnets : REDS
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Mystery author Lathen et al. : EMMAS
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Drive away : SHOO
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Brilliant conclusion : INE
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Fitness guru : TRAINER
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Heed : EAR
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Create a fragrant aura : CENSE
28
The end, to some : ZED
29
Baseball Hall-of-Famer Combs : EARLE
31
Crystal mineral : EUCLASE
33
Miniplay : SKIT
35
Bad-mouths : SMEARS
36
Faithless : UNTRUE
40
Kiss, to 47 Down : KITH
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Massed forces : PHALANX
43
Full-up : LADEN
46
Spirit : ELAN
48
Throw off : EMIT
49
Neighbor of Scorpius : ARA
50
Catch on : GETIT
52
Chuck : HEAVE
53
Tomb articles : URNS
55
1955 Preakness and Belmont winner : NASHUA
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Study : DEN
58
Apt medium for 17 Across : PICTUREPOSTCARD
61
From now on : EVERMORE
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Remove blubber from : FLENSE
63
_____ judicata : RES
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Plant-growth retardant : ALAR
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Turned out : LOOSED
Down
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Soprano Munsel et al. : PATRICES
2
Reading room : ATHENEUM
3
Girl in Beatles song : PRUDENCE
4
Tubers : YAMS
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Thorax protector : RIB
6
Private : INNER
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"The Travels of _____ McPheeters'' : JAIMIE
8
Nonborder regions : INLANDS
9
Tricky shot, on baize : MASSE
10
Order : ILK
11
Job's forerunner : ESTHER
12
Take on more fuel : RECOAL
13
Not at sea : ASHORE
16
Sandburg's "_____, the Dead Speak to Us"' : YES
18
Floor : AMAZE
23
Round coffeecake : TEARING
24
Queen, to Juan Carlos : REINA
27
Quench : SLAKE
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Churchill's successor in 1945 : ATTLEE
32
Craft with delta wings : SST
34
Bowie the commish : KUHN
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Months of dawn-to-dusk fasting : RAMADANS
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Miss _____ : UNIVERSE
39
Far out : EXTENDED
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Courtesan of ancient Attica : HETAERA
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Disease, in combos : PATHO
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"She-Bop'' singer, 1984 : LAUPER
44
Check in : ARRIVE
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Flings of a sort : DANCES
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One who avoids "sissies"? : LISPER
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Matriculate : ENROL
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Little Iodine's creator : HATLO
54
Dover or Hörmuz: Abbr. : STR
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Defunct sports grp. : USFL
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She was Glory in "Mad Dog and Glory" : UMA
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Bus. mogul : CEO

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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