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Paula Gamache
Paula Gamache

NY Times, Sun, May 24, 2015 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:Paula Gamache
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: , Blocks: 88, 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 of the first row.
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© 2015, The New York Times
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1. Former Iranian leader : SHAH
5. "Pippin" choreographer : FOSSE
10. Land divided at 38 degrees N : KOREA
12. Le Mans Prototype, e.g. : RACER
13. Particle accelerator : ATOMSMASHER
15. Used to be : WERE
19. Lines on a transit map : BUSROUTES
20. "That is mind-boggling!" : OHWOW
21. Wickerwork willow : OSIER
22. Goat's call : MAA
24. Snare loop : NOOSE
25. Ministers to : TENDS
26. Hard candy : JAWBREAKER
28. Big 12 Conference sch. : ISU
30. Former Asian kingdom : SIAM
31. N.Y.P.D. alert : APB
34. Recipe instruction : ADD
36. 2008 musical revival starring Patti LuPone : GYPSY
39. Boom box : GHETTOBLASTER
42. Go off script : ADLIB
43. Island symbol of affection : LEI
44. "Without question" : YES
45. Santa ___ (desert winds) : ANAS
47. Shade provider : ELM
49. Tchaikovsky ballet, with "The" : NUTCRACKER
54. Number one : CHAMP
59. Japanese truck manufacturer : ISUZU
60. General Mills cereal : KIX
61. Part of ancient Palestine : JUDEA
62. Grannies : NANAS
63. When it all becomes clear : AHAMOMENT
66. Way off : AFAR
67. Teddy Roosevelt, notably : TRUSTBUSTER
69. Rum, to prohibitionists : DEMON
70. Unfeeling : STONY
71. Composer Saint-___ : SAENS
72. Art Deco artist : ERTE
1. Reggae relative : SKA
2. Early search engine : HOTBOT
3. Excite : AROUSE
4. Confines : HEMSIN
5. Bavarian Mrs. : FRAU
6. Hops kiln : OAST
7. Conceptual framework : SCHEMA
8. Teeter-totters : SEESAWS
9. Blow it : ERR
11. Comparable to a beet : ASRED
14. Former Egyptian president Mohamed : MORSI
15. "Take it easy, little buddy!" : WHOA
16. Endor inhabitant : EWOK
17. Patti LuPone's role in 36-Across : ROSE
18. Washstand pitcher : EWER
20. Almost out of gas : ONEMPTY
23. Mrs. John Adams : ABIGAIL
26. Fighting sport : JUDO
27. Beams : RAYS
29. Took it easy : SATBACK
31. Turkish title : AGA
32. M.A. follow-up, maybe : PHD
33. Minsk is its capital : BELARUS
35. Two-bagger: Abbr. : DBL
37. Date : SEE
38. '14 and '15 : YRS
40. Rocker Turner : TINA
41. Randy look : LEER
46. Where moguls may be found : SKIAREA
48. Menial work : MCJOB
49. 15th-century caravel : NINA
50. Bomber letters : USAF
51. Sashimi choice : TUNA
52. Mogul : CZAR
53. Dig up : EXHUME
55. Compost from a forest : HUMUS
56. Carol opener : ADESTE
57. Guide : MENTOR
58. Obvious : PATENT
64. "I love him like ___" : ASON
65. Range components: Abbr. : MTNS
67. N.F.L. scores : TDS
68. Deli loaf : RYE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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