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The Aruch Hashulchan is written on the whole Shulchan Aruch, and even has sections on Halacha that is not currently applicable (Aruch Hashulchan Ha'asid). Yet he never finished Even Haezer.

Why?

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He's also missing YD 123-182 and in most editions also YD 203-239. They were probably lost. –  Double AA Feb 15 '12 at 20:39
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According to here:

The Aruch HaShulchan was originally written and published in sets of approximately 20 simanim a piece. When its author died, he left the remaining packets to his daughter to finish publishing. Apparently, she never finished publishing some of the last booklets. No one has seen the manuscripts since.

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While standard editions may not have them, I'm not sure if they were all actually lost. I think I remember seeing an edition that had (some of) the missing simanim. –  Ariel K Feb 15 '12 at 23:31
    
@ArielK See my comment on the question. But it seems most are lost. –  Double AA Feb 15 '12 at 23:43
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