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New York Times, Friday, April 5, 2019

51-Across : Cold carnival treat

Author:
Ryan McCarty
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Ryan McCarty

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QVXZ} Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry. This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. McCarty.
Ryan McCarty notes:
Excited to have my 10th New York Times puzzle published today! I reused this elegant grid pattern from a Patrick Berry puzzle I loved ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
This type of pyramid pinwheel grid is so tough to work with. Just as with the last one and almost all the ones before it, trade-offs ... read more
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© 2019, The New York Times4/5/19 ( No. 25,350 )

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Across
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Order to stop the presses? : GAGLAW
7
In this manner : LIKESO
13
Michael of "Caddyshack" : OKEEFE
14
Went berserk : RANAMOK
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Resolve : SETTLE
16
Sore loser : BADSPORT
17
___ Virtue, 2018 Olympic ice dancing gold medalist : TESSA
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Tap sites : KEGS
19
Brightly colored fish : OPAH
20
According to : ALA
21
"Pretty please?" : CANTI
23
Promised : SWORE
24
Gangland weapons, quaintly : GATS
26
Prepare to divulge a secret, maybe : LEANIN
28
Clink : PEN
29
Bona fides from fellow cool people : HIPSTERCRED
32
Luxury car of the early 20th century : PIERCEARROW
34
Ones going through the motions? : TRIALJUDGES
36
___ Miguel, largest of the Azores : SAO
39
Post on a wall, say : TAPEUP
40
Beam : GRIN
42
Series opener : ALPHA
44
Slacks : PANTS
46
Prefix with car or conscious : ECO
47
"Holy moly!" : YIPE
48
Poor reception? : HISS
49
Fanfare : ECLAT
51
Cold carnival treat : SNOWCONE
53
Title for Eva Perón : SENORA
54
Little something to help later on : NESTEGG
55
Mate's response : AYESIR
56
Chocolaty Post cereal : OREOOS
57
Ball of yarn, maybe : CATTOY
Down
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Attend without a partner : GOSTAG
2
2006 film "___ and the Bee" : AKEELAH
3
Is rewarded for service : GETSATIP
4
"___ party!" : LETS
5
Big insurance acronym : AFLAC
6
With 7-Down, Scottish boys : WEE
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See 6-Down : LADS
8
Entry points : INS
9
Comic book sound effect : KAPOW
10
Genre for Fall Out Boy : EMOPOP
11
1957 Jimmy Dorsey hit : SORARE
12
"Well, that was weird" : OKTHEN
14
Athletes at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette : RAGINCAJUNS
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Early distribution of a piece of software : BETARELEASE
18
Punishment used by some hit men : KNEECAPPING
22
Parent company of Philip Morris : ALTRIA
23
Radio-era dummy : SNERD
25
Hot rod? : SPIT
27
Intrude suddenly : IRRUPT
30
Alternative to Tempur-Pedic : SERTA
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Snoop ___ : DOGG
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Worrisome comment from a navigator : WERELOST
35
2015 crime film with Emily Blunt and Benicio del Toro : SICARIO
36
Refuses : SAYSNO
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Camper manufacturer : ALINER
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Challenge : OPPOSE
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Worker with a seal : NOTARY
43
Uphold : HEWTO
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"Ta-ta!" : SEEYA
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Selfish sorts : HOGS
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Website with gadget reviews : CNET
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Board appointee, for short : CEO
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___ fly : SAC

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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