Paula Gamache
Paula Gamache

NY Times, Sun, Mar 30, 2014 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:Ed Stein and Paula Gamache
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: , Blocks: 74, Across Lite
Notepad: This diagramless is 17 squares wide by 17 squares deep and has regular crossword  symmetry. 1-Across begins in the first square in the first row.
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© 2014, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Wide : BROAD
6. Skylit lobby : ATRIUM
12. Agree : CONCUR
14. San Joaquin Valley city : FRESNO
15. Tentacled sea creature : CUTTLE
16. *Hoodwink : BAMBOOZLE
20. *Informer, informally : STOOLIE
22. Read closely : SCAN
23. Those opposed : NAYS
24. Star related to Venus : SERENA
25. ___ Honor : HIS
26. Piqued condition : SNIT
27. Three-stringed Japanese instrument : SAMISEN
30. Shorthand specialist : STENO
31. Fed. workplace watchdog : OSHA
32. Swedish tennis great : BORG
33. Recess off the nave : APSE
37. ___ Domini : ANNO
38. Shylock, for one : USURER
41. Urge on : GOAD
42. *Pool variety : SNOOKER
45. Boston b-baller : CELT
46. Totally wrong : ALLWET
48. A. J. of auto racing : FOYT
49. "South Park" boy : KYLE
50. Classic copier name : MITA
51. Mme., before marriage : MLLE
52. Vertebrae locale : SPINE
54. Vietnam Veterans Memorial designer : MAYALIN
57. Zephyr or sirocco : WIND
58. Fate : LOT
59. Newton and Mizrahi : ISAACS
63. Yankee or Tiger, informally : ALER
64. Go for ___ (swim) : ADIP
66. With 62-Down, secret agent code name ... or this puzzle's theme : DOUBLEO
68. *Part of a physical, maybe : BLOODTEST
70. Most Annapolis grads enter it : USNAVY
71. Threat ender : ORELSE
72. Boob tube : TEEVEE
73. Showtime hit of 2006-13 : DEXTER
74. Former Israeli defense minister Moshe : ARENS
1. Secretly emails a dupe : BCCS
2. Major defeats : ROUTS
3. How a ballerina may dance : ONTOE
4. One in a cast : ACTOR
5. Airport near Washington : DULLES
6. Langley and McGuire: Abbr. : AFBS
7. Windpipe : TRACHEA
8. Are left over : REMAIN
9. Library IDs : ISBNS
10. Numero ___ : UNO
11. *Movie for which Cher won an Oscar : MOONSTRUCK
13. Spanish royal : REINA
17. "Riders of the Purple Sage" author : ZANEGREY
18. The Eagles' "___ Eyes" : LYIN
19. This, in Mexico : ESTO
21. "Oz" co-star ___ Walker : EAMONN
28. "There ___ doubt" : ISNO
29. *Kind of pie : SHOOFLY
30. Brillo competitor : SOS
32. Actor Reynolds : BURT
33. Turkish title : AGA
34. Party pro? : POL
35. "Exodus" Oscar nominee : SALMINEO
36. *Dickens title character : EDWINDROOD
37. Movie dog of the 1930s : ASTA
39. House addition : ELL
40. Hwy. : RTE
43. ___ nut : KOLA
44. Stye location : EYELID
47. Hot time in Paree : ETE
51. "Blue Nude" painter : MATISSE
52. Lowly shipmate : SWAB
53. Pain in the butt : PILL
54. Ford flivver : MODELT
55. Has left home : ISOUT
56. Queasy feeling : NAUSEA
58. Surgical glove material : LATEX
60. "Li'l" guy in Dogpatch : ABNER
61. One of a pair of percussion sticks : CLAVE
62. See 66-Across : SEVEN
65. Wing: Prefix : PTER
67. Court cry : OYES
69. Rap's Dr. ___ : DRE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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