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New York Times, Friday, September 15, 2017

Who said "Without promotion, something terrible happens ... nothing!"

Author:
Damon Gulczynski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Damon J. Gulczynski

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 31 Missing: {QX} Scrabble average: 1.94 This is puzzle # 27 for Mr. Gulczynski.
Damon J. Gulczynski notes:
My original submission of this puzzle was rejected for having too many proper nouns. I cut them roughly in half and tried again. This ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Damon used this grid pattern earlier this year to great effect, so I was eager to see what he would do with it this time. I like how ... read more
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© 2017, The New York Times9/15/17 ( No. 24,783 )

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Across
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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame designer : IMPEI
6
"Philomena" co-star, 2013 : DENCH
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Sound from a silencer : SHH
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Beat, in a way : MATED
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First name in aviation : ENOLA
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What's big in Texas? : TEE
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Canadian crooner Michael : BUBLE
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Foe : ADVERSARY
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"Por ___ Cabeza" (tango song) : UNA
21
Atmosphere around a celebrity trial, say : MEDIAFRENZY
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Prison area : YARD
25
Royal son of the comics : ARN
26
Tributary of the Mississippi : YAZOO
27
"Seriously!" : IKNOWRIGHT
31
Alfredo sauce brand : RAGU
32
Computer science pioneer John von ___ : NEUMANN
33
Cries of enlightenment : AHAS
35
School of whales : GAM
36
Snap, with "out" : WIG
37
Tolstoy's first name, in Russia : LEV
38
See 60-Down : TIE
41
Go down : WANE
42
Reggie, to Archie, in Archie Comics : FRENEMY
44
Greeting in Victoria : GDAY
47
"Well, I declare!" : GRACIOUSME
49
Bridesmaid dress shade : LILAC
51
Richard Gere title role : DRT
52
Leave in : STET
53
1979 film whose name comes from a "Chicago" song : ALLTHATJAZZ
57
___-Magnon : CRO
58
University of California campus site : SANTACRUZ
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Put to shame : ABASE
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Business card abbr. : STE
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Widen, as jeans legs : FLARE
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Parker ___, so-called "Queen of the Indies" : POSEY
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Fine-grained wood : YEW
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Was really angry : FUMED
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Celsius, for one : SWEDE
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"It's on me" : IMBUYING
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The world's tallest mountain, base to peak : MAUNAKEA
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Who said "Without promotion, something terrible happens ... nothing!" : PTBARNUM
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Dragon roll ingredient : EEL
5
Latin word in a footnote : IDEM
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Look-alike : DEADRINGER
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It may be spoiled : ENDING
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Bygone Chevy model : NOVA
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Pitch setter : CLEF
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Dirty cop? : HARRY
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Paragraph analogue : STANZA
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Saul Bellow novel : HERZOG
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"Psst!" : HEYYOU
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Retail giant since 1886 : SEARS
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Making : EARNING
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Brother's title : DOM
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Basic beverage, in baby talk : WAWA
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Nutso : HALFCRAZED
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Posh hotel, familiarly : THERITZ
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Bygone Chevy model : AVEO
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Precedent setter : TESTCASE
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Underwater : IMMERSED
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One way of seeing : EYETOEYE
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Peter Fonda's role in "Easy Rider" : WYATT
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Some college Greeks : NUS
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Expressionless : GLASSY
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Widen : DILATE
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Never-before-seen : ALLNEW
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Beseech : ADJURE
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Refuse : CHAFF
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Org. fighting anti-Muslim discrimination : ACLU
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Tube alternative : TRAM
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Video game sounds : ZAPS
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With 38-Across, pasta shape : BOW

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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