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New York Times, Friday, May 21, 2010

38-Down : Secrets are usually not revealed in this

Author:
Patrick Berry
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Berry

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 27 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 130 for Mr. Berry.
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© 2010, The New York Times5/21/10 ( No. 22,109 )
Across
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Roll call calls : LASTNAMES
10
Sedan chair accessories : POLES
15
Alert : ONTHEBALL
16
Before: Fr. : AVANT
17
Made ends meet somehow : SCRAPEDBY
18
Product once advertised as having Solium : RINSO
19
Magazine founded by abolitionists in 1865 : THENATION
20
Use as an ingredient : ADDIN
21
Beach bag item : TOWEL
22
Got award after award : SWEPT
24
"A very high price to pay for maturity," per Tom Stoppard : AGE
25
Colorful ring : IRIS
26
Order indiscriminately : BOSSAROUND
28
Playing pieces : MEN
29
Bass part : FIN
30
Easy to catch, say : SLOW
31
Robert L. Fish Memorial Award and others : EDGARS
33
Adult humans have 12 of these : MOLARS
37
What a building inspector inspects : SITE
39
Speak on the record? : RAP
40
Nice touch : PAT
41
Belmont and Preakness, for two : STAKERACES
45
Animal on Mauritius's coat of arms : DODO
46
Simple card game : WAR
47
Hair hider : DORAG
48
Marshal Tito's first name : JOSIP
49
Stagger : AMAZE
51
Band name that has an umlaut over the "n" : SPINALTAP
53
Descendants of Japheth : MAGOG
54
Swinging place? : HOMEPLATE
55
Projection : PRONG
56
Cramped vehicle : ONESEATER
57
Jerks : YANKS
58
Garment with no waistline : TENTDRESS
Down
1
Something to make up for : LOSTTIME
2
Not going anywhere : ANCHORED
3
Tossing about : STREWING
4
Old English aristocrats : THANES
5
So-called "Land of the Gods" : NEPAL
6
Give shelter, perhaps : ABET
7
Mermaid's name in "Splash" : MADISON
8
Some pipe fittings : ELBOWS
9
Cunning : SLYNESS
10
___ unit (military squad with a jumpmaster) : PARATROOP
11
Poet exiled by Augustus : OVID
12
Victorian vehicle : LANDAU
13
Banner : ENSIGN
14
Blitzed : STONED
23
Las ___ (capital of Gran Canaria) : PALMAS
26
Publike eatery : BISTRO
27
Hundred Acre Wood resident : OWL
29
What a cook makes when told to "flop two" : FRIEDEGGS
32
Advice for clearing up confusion : ASK
34
One who loses faith : APOSTATE
35
Projects : RADIATES
36
Plugs : STOPPERS
38
Secrets are usually not revealed in this : EARSHOT
39
Training recommendation : REGIMEN
41
Camp ___ ("Beetle Bailey" setting) : SWAMPY
42
Soap opera actress Braun : TAMARA
43
Kingdom that once included Sicily and Sardinia : ARAGON
44
Chicago Outfit bigwig : CAPONE
45
George, so to speak : DOLLAR
48
Poked fun : JAPED
50
Hit the hay hard, with "out" : ZONK
52
Sticks in a bowl? : NEST

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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