New York Times, Monday, April 30, 2012

Author: Susan L. Stanislawski
Editor: Will Shortz
Susan L. Stanislawski
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FHMQZ} This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Stanislawski. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. Fret : STEW
5. Singer/actress Midler : BETTE
10. Heading on a list of errands : TODO
14. Memo : NOTE
15. No turn may be allowed then, according to a sign : ONRED
16. Lab assistant in a horror film : IGOR
17. Face-to-face exam : ORAL
18. Group that includes North, South, East and West : BRIDGECLUB
20. Actor Thornton of "Sling Blade" : BILLYBOB
22. Opposite of exits : ENTERS
23. Shower : RAIN
24. ___ fide : BONA
25. Carlsbad feature : CAVERN
28. Chesapeake Bay delicacy : BLUECRAB
32. Beelike : APIAN
33. Can of worms, say : BAIT
34. Singer Yoko : ONO
35. Writer Ayn and others : RANDS
36. Naval rank: Abbr. : ENS
37. Bare-bones : PLAIN
39. Frigid : ICY
40. Writing tablets : PADS
41. Dentist's directive : RINSE
42. Activity a puppy loves : BELLYRUB
45. Talked back to : SASSED
46. Currier and ___ : IVES
47. Bit of bumper damage : DENT
48. Golden Delicious and others : APPLES
51. Service provided at Meineke and Pep Boys : BRAKEJOB
55. Sparring injury, perhaps : BRUISEDRIB
57. California wine valley : NAPA
58. Bygone Italian coins : LIRE
59. Artless : NAIVE
60. Hawaiian strings, informally : UKES
61. Ones giving or receiving alimony : EXES
62. Like some preppy jackets : TWEED
63. Eat like a bird : PECK
1. High-hatter : SNOB
2. Spelling of "90210" : TORI
3. And others, for short : ETAL
4. Versed in the classics, say : WELLREAD
5. Certain spool : BOBBIN
6. Company with a spectacular 2001 bankruptcy : ENRON
7. Chicago daily, briefly, with "the" : TRIB
8. Koppel or Kennedy : TED
9. Just beat, as in a competition : EDGEOUT
10. Something always sold in mint condition? : TICTAC
11. Eye amorously : OGLE
12. Sullen : DOUR
13. Heavenly bodies : ORBS
19. Feminine suffix : ENNE
21. Tall tales : YARNS
24. Seventh heaven : BLISS
25. West Indies native : CARIB
26. Rapidly : APACE
27. Old LPs and 45s : VINYL
28. Quaint lodging hinted at by the outsides of 18-, 20-, 28-, 42-, 51- or 55-Across : BANDB
29. Reddish/white horses : ROANS
30. Biscotti flavoring : ANISE
31. Like chicken breast cutlets : BONED
33. Boyfriends : BEAUS
37. Shenanigan : PRANK
38. "Now hear this!" : LISTENUP
40. Something brought to a birthday party : PRESENT
43. Easter blooms : LILIES
44. Designer ___ Saint Laurent : YVES
45. Bottom of the ocean : SEABED
47. The "D" of PRNDL : DRIVE
48. Competent : ABLE
49. Grand ___ (auto race) : PRIX
50. Chaste : PURE
51. Cheese popular with crackers : BRIE
52. Actor Gyllenhaal : JAKE
53. Crude group? : OPEC
54. Take in some sun : BASK
56. Black bird : DAW

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