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New York Times, Saturday, March 28, 2020

61-Across : Plain lodging

Author:
Erik Agard
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Erik Agard

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 32 Missing: {FJQWYZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 57 for Mr. Agard.
Erik Agard notes:
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Jeff Chen notes:
I'd love to see 37-Across on "Wheel of Fortune." After the free letters of RSTLN E: _ _ _ _ E N _ S _ _ N E E (contestant mumbling, ... read more
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© 2020, The New York Times3/28/20 ( No. 25,708 )
Across
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Eschew the bus or subway, say : HOPACAB
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Lead-in to -tainment : EDU
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Org. overseeing the Epidemic Intelligence Service : CDC
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Words said while pointing : THATONE
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Person on horseback? : CENTAUR
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Something David Copperfield has that Penn and Teller don't : SOLOACT
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Salon, fancily : HAIRSPA
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Some choice words : EITHEROR
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Timeline swath : AEON
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With 51-Down, part of a golf club : PRO
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Fish that may be served meunière : SOLE
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Like a lamb : OVINE
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Flavor of some bottle-shaped gummies : COLA
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Section often symbolized by a speech bubble : COMMENTS
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They don't give you much to stand on : STILETTOHEELS
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1980s disco hit that became a gay anthem : ITSRAININGMEN
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Native name for the Iroquois Confederacy : HAUDENOSAUNEE
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Rider on a carousel? : SUITCASE
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Germany, France, the U.K., Italy, Spain and Poland, collectively : GSIX
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Endnote abbr. : OPCIT
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Rock formation : CRAG
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Kind of shot that's the opposite of a 38-Down in a screenplay : INT
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Actor with the 2007 memoir "Things I Overheard While Talking to Myself" : ALDA
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Trial run : BETATEST
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Number in a pharmacy, informally : PAINMED
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Opposite of "Yay!" : BOOHISS
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Kind of wind across the Aegean : ETESIAN
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Massachusetts home of Phillips Academy : ANDOVER
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Mystery title: Abbr. : DET
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Alias : AKA
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Plain lodging : TEEPEES
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Cleveland ___: Abbr. : HTS
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"Well, looky there!" : OHO
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Vegetables, fruits, nuts, roots and meat, classically : PALEOLITHICDIET
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"Merci ___ aussi" : ATOI
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Chesterfield and others : COATS
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Chili variety : ANCHO
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Nut variety : BETEL
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Unwanted effect on a recording : ECHO
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Treasured : DEAR
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Sports getup, for short : UNI
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Like email addresses, practically : CASEINSENSITIVE
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Kevlar developer : DUPONT
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Parts of many an urban skyline : CRANES
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Drink container that doesn't easily spill : TRAVELMUG
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Catch up : RECONNECT
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Acer offerings : PCS
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Indian flatbread : ROTI
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Rolex competitor : OMEGA
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People of NE France : ALSATIANS
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Lima locale : OHIO
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Shoe size specification : MENS
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Burp, more formally : ERUCT
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"I did it!" : TADA
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Draws : TIES
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Refusal overseas : NEIN
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Kind of shot that's the opposite of a 47-Across in a screenplay : EXT
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Got sudsy : SOAPED
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Watching TV after midnight, say : UPLATE
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Capital on the Atlantic : RABAT
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Apologize with actions : ATONE
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Rock formation : GEODE
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Proboscis : BEAK
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Poet ___ St. Vincent Millay : EDNA
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See 22-Across : SHOP
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Unaccounted-for, briefly : MIA
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"Wasn't I right?" : SEE
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Many promgoers: Abbr. : SRS

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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