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New York Times, Friday, April 8, 2016

Restaurant critic who lent his name to a brand at the supermarket

Author:
Patrick Berry
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Berry

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQVZ} Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry. This is puzzle # 210 for Mr. Berry.
Jeff Chen notes:
Hey, PB's first foray into the "4x black square stairsteps" pattern since 2008! As Damon Gulzynski so accurately described, these ... read more
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© 2016, The New York Times4/8/16 ( No. 24,258 )
Across
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Blue period? : BADDAY
7
Pet that needs a sitter? : LAPCAT
13
Best Actor Oscar nominee for "The Lion in Winter" : OTOOLE
14
Oriental blossom : TEAROSE
15
Sartre's first novel : NAUSEA
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What you might get a distorted picture from? : FUNHOUSE
17
Tee off : ANGER
18
Detective fiction author Paretsky : SARA
19
Fragrance created by Fabergé : BRUT
20
Scoring low on the excite-o-meter : MEH
21
Rarely missed stroke : TAPIN
23
Fore-and-aft-rigged vessel : KETCH
24
Country ___ & Suites : INNS
26
Fictional biographer : WATSON
28
"___ Will Be Loved" (Maroon 5 hit) : SHE
29
Restaurant critic who lent his name to a brand at the supermarket : DUNCANHINES
32
Show authority? : TALKINGHEAD
34
Lightens up, say : GOESONADIET
36
Service station offering : AIR
39
"Beauty and the Beast" lyricist Howard : ASHMAN
40
Macabre : DARK
42
Obedience school command : SPEAK
44
Foundry supply : MOLDS
46
Rolled item : DIE
47
Tribal title : KHAN
48
Scorecard figures : PARS
49
Unpaid interest? : HOBBY
51
Ontario town across from Buffalo : FORTERIE
53
Electrify : FIREUP
54
Club that "even God can't hit," according to Lee Trevino : ONEIRON
55
It's not common knowledge : ARCANA
56
Worker at a station : REDCAP
57
Dirty : XRATED
Down
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"Hasn't scratched yet!" product : BONAMI
2
Concluded : ATANEND
3
Ring for dessert : DOUGHNUT
4
Pharmacological amount : DOSE
5
Bright-eyed : ALERT
6
Parliamentary vote : YEA
7
Horne of "The Lady and Her Music" : LENA
8
"I can finally relax!" : AAH
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Nonhuman explorer : PROBE
10
Woos : COURTS
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"This being the case ..." : ASSUCH
12
Get a mouthful? : TEETHE
14
Side lights? : TURNSIGNALS
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Grammy-nominated rock band for "Epic" : FAITHNOMORE
18
Setting of many pirate stories : SPANISHMAIN
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Stirs : AWAKES
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Gave a leg up to? : KNEED
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Fly in the ointment : SNAG
27
At one's disposal : ONHAND
30
Renaissance Faire garment : CLOAK
31
Reputed : SAID
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One who gets no credit? : DEADBEAT
35
Salt Lake City daily : TRIBUNE
36
Demand : ASKFOR
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FaceTime device : IPHONE
38
Raised : REARED
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Security system component : KEYPAD
43
Shenanigan : ANTIC
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Gather together for stitching : SHIRR
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Kind of plane : PROP
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1977 horror film set in Newfoundland : ORCA
52
Timeline segment : ERA
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Listing on a Rolodex : FAX

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

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