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Mike Nothnagel
Mike Nothnagel

NY Times, Sun, Jan 09, 2011 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:Mike Nothnagel
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: , Blocks: 70, Across Lite
Notepad: This diagramless is 17 squares wide by 17 squares deep and has regular crossword symmetry. 1-Across begins in the seventh square of the top row.
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© 2011, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Czech, Pole or Croat : SLAV
5. Big pet food brand : IAMS
9. Faucet : SPIGOT
11. Pear variety : ANJOU
12. Granite State sch. : UNH
15. *Modern American artist known as the Painter of Light : THOMASKINKADE
17. Turn one's stomach : NAUSEATE
19. One of the Flanders kids on "The Simpsons" : TODD
20. Ballot marks : XES
21. Not on the coast : INLAND
22. Pretend to be : POSEAS
24. *Shelley ode that begins "Hail to thee, blithe spirit!" : TOASKYLARK
27. Cross seen in hieroglyphics : ANKH
29. Draft org. : SSS
30. Newcastle, e.g. : ALE
31. Jeweler's crowning achievement? : TIARA
34. Like dried mud : CAKY
36. Den mother's charges : CUBS
37. Jettison : DEEPSIX
39. One of four in a grand slam, for short : RBI
40. *Act of betrayal : JUDASKISS
42. Fish in Japanese gardens : KOI
43. What TV and radio hosts get : AIRTIME
45. Elbow protectors : PADS
46. Smashing result? : BITS
47. Chaser's line : GETEM
48. Privy in a pub : LOO
49. Was idle : SAT
50. School grp. advocating safety behind the wheel : SADD
52. *1867 Marx treatise : DASKAPITAL
56. Help-wanted sign? : MAYDAY
58. "You think I won't?!" : DAREME
59. Jamaican-based music : SKA
62. Swerve : VEER
63. "Gilligan's Island" ship : SSMINNOW
65. Phrase on a help-wanted sign ... or a hint to the answers to the six starred clues : INQUIREWITHIN
68. Vicious of punk rock : SID
69. Rains cats and dogs : POURS
70. Recover from a snowstorm : DIGOUT
71. A young one is called a cygnet : SWAN
72. Pickup site? : NAPE
1. Lady Macbeth had a "damned" one : SPOT
2. Green fruit : LIME
3. Ottoman officer : AGA
4. Russian program that produced the first manned spaceflight : VOSTOK
5. Tattoo, in slang : INK
6. Cleanser named for a Trojan War hero : AJAX
7. Most frequently occurring value, in statistics : MODE
8. Files a case against : SUES
9. Of dubious character : SHADY
10. Some ring finishes : TKOS
11. Moderately slow passages : ANDANTES
12. Condo, e.g. : UNIT
13. iPod ___ : NANO
14. *Hawaiian dancers' garments : HULASKIRTS
15. Charity runs, often : TENKS
16. What a germ might become when it grows : IDEA
18. Pert : SASSY
22. Start a CD, perhaps : PRESSPLAY
23. CD trouble : SKIP
25. See 36-Down : LAUDE
26. Actress Jessica : ALBA
28. *Blows one's stack : HASKITTENS
32. Laugh-until-you-cry occasion : RIOT
33. Turning point? : AXIS
34. Steep, rugged rock : CRAG
35. "___ Baby" ("Hair" song) : ABIE
36. With 25-Down, diploma phrase : CUM
37. Got a C, say : DIDOK
38. Tricky road curve : ESS
40. "Garfield" cartoonist : JIMDAVIS
41. Evil "Get Smart" group : KAOS
44. Angels or Devils : TEAM
46. Scottish child : BAIRN
49. 2010 World Cup champion : SPAIN
51. One covering up the gray, say : DYER
52. Passenger on the Beagle : DARWIN
53. Let in : ADMIT
54. Parisian possessive : AMOI
55. More than off-color : LEWD
57. Monopoly card : DEED
59. Tastes : SIPS
60. Be acquainted with : KNOW
61. Blue shade : AQUA
63. Station : STOP
64. Actress Elisabeth : SHUE
66. Mantel piece : URN
67. Supermarket chain : IGA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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