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Paula Gamache
Paula Gamache

NY Times, Sun, Oct 17, 2010 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:Paula Gamache
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: , Blocks: 71, 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 top row.
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© 2010, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Old-fashioned dispute resolution method : DUEL
5. Croquet posts : PEGS
9. ___ dixit : IPSE
10. Burned, in French cuisine : BRULE
12. Land surrounded by agua : ISLA
16. Something remarkable, in older slang : CATSPAJAMAS
19. Depilatory brand : NAIR
20. Springsteen alias : THEBOSS
21. Cause of getting fleeced? : SHEARING
24. ___ Fables : AESOPS
25. Descriptive of abstract paintings with abrupt transitions of color : HARDEDGE
26. Makes a short putt : TAPSIN
27. Land next to agua : TIERRA
29. Barnyard denizen : HEN
30. LeShan who wrote "When Your Child Drives You Crazy" : EDA
31. Strikes it rich : HITSPAYDIRT
33. Some scrap pork meat : RIBLETS
37. Sigma, ___, upsilon : TAU
38. Measure of fineness : KARAT
39. Aetna rival : CIGNA
41. Alastair who portrayed Scrooge : SIM
42. Right-leaning foreign policy proponents : NEOCONS
44. "Pirates of the Caribbean" captain : JACKSPARROW
49. Chest muscle, briefly : PEC
52. ___ Darya (central Asian river) : AMU
53. Like Samsung : KOREAN
54. Oil-rich seed : SESAME
57. "As You Like It" heroine : ROSALIND
59. What a cop may be on : PATROL
60. Fixes differently, as the hair : RESTYLES
61. Provide a voice-over : NARRATE
62. "30 Days of Night" sheriff ___ Oleson : EBEN
63. Places to find scores : SPORTSPAGES
66. Decorated lower part of an interior wall, in architecture : DADO
67. Billionaire philanthropist George : SOROS
68. Author Vonnegut : KURT
69. Part of a pyramid scheme? : TOMB
70. Sum's infinitive : ESSE
1. Impose, as conditions : DICTATE
2. Further in the distance : UPAHEAD
3. Colorado resort town : ESTESPARK
4. Sappho's home : LESBOS
5. Some sandwiches, briefly : PBJS
6. Noteworthy time : ERA
7. Wrigley output : GUM
8. // : SLASHES
11. F equivalent : ESHARP
12. Start of a memo heading : INRE
13. Greeted, with "to" : SAIDHI
14. Not move along : LINGER
15. Silver, in heraldry : ARGENT
17. 1969 title role for Alan Arkin : POPI
18. Part of 42-Down: Abbr. : ASSN
22. All over the map : ERRATIC
23. Very recently : ADAYAGO
27. Chickadee relative : TIT
28. "___ all good" : ITS
31. All ___ up : HET
32. Longtime singing partner of Brooks : DUNN
34. "All ___ of You" (song from "The Phantom of the Opera") : IASK
35. With energetic speed : BRISKLY
36. Kerosene : LAMPOIL
39. Female elephant : COW
40. Shoots for dinner : ASPARAGUS
42. Shooter's org. : NRA
43. Long time : EON
44. Shook : JARRED
45. Lab specimen : AMOEBA
46. Said "%@$!" : CUSSED
47. Actor James : ARNESS
48. Jupiter has a "great" one : REDSPOT
50. Those acting badly : EMOTERS
51. Frozen pizza brand : CELESTE
54. Vacation spots hidden in this puzzle's six longest answers : SPAS
55. Last name in Western law : EARP
56. Continuous course of planks on a ship : STRAKE
58. "... ___ extra cost!" : ATNO
61. Air crash investigator: Abbr. : NTSB
64. Acapulco gold : ORO
65. CD-___ : ROM

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

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