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New York Times, Monday, April 30, 2012

Author:
Susan L. Stanislawski
Editor:
Will Shortz
Quaint lodging hinted at by the outsides of 18-, 20-, 28-, 42-, 51- or 55-Across
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Susan L. Stanislawski

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FHMQZ} This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Stanislawski.
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© 2012, The New York Times4/30/12 ( No. 22,819 )
Across
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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
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Eat like a bird : PECK
Down
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

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later.

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