Fred Piscop
Fred Piscop

NY Times, Sun, Oct 28, 2001 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:Fred Piscop
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. The first square across is the 4th box in the first row.
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© 2001, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Mecca pilgrim : HAJJI
6. Booster seat user : CHILD
11. Big monkey : BABOON
12. Sunscreen, perhaps : LOTION
14. Got crushed : METONESWATERLOO
17. Emeritus: Abbr. : RETD
18. It's mostly nitrogen : AIR
19. Film critic Leonard : MALTIN
21. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, originally : LEWALCINDOR
26. Pub quaff : ALE
27. Fish with a sharp tail : STINGAREE
28. Removed by evaporation, e.g. : ABLATED
32. Stands out : EXCELS
33. High-top, e.g. : SNEAKER
34. Itinerary nos. : RTES
35. "The ___ Honeymoon" : ABADABA
37. "Charlie's Angels" co-star, 2000 : LUCYLIU
39. "She loves me, she loves me not" staples : DAISIES
41. Antonyms: Abbr. : OPPS
45. Extended across : SPANNED
47. Strand : MAROON
49. William not noted for his singing : SHATNER
50. Some businesses in Wild West towns : BORDELLOS
53. "Dig in!" : EAT
54. Traditional tune : SKIPTOMYLOU
56. Drubs : CREAMS
60. Frequently, in verse : OFT
61. Allot, with "out" : METE
62. How some charitable donations are made : INLIEUOFFLOWERS
67. Barely move along? : STREAK
68. Westerns : OATERS
69. "My bad!" : SORRY
70. Hair dyer's target : ROOTS
1. It's accompanied by Mexican music : HATDANCE
2. Blood-typing letters : ABO
3. Voight or Bon Jovi : JON
4. Sloppy ___ (sandwich) : JOE
5. Crazy : INSANE
6. Mild cigar : CLARO
7. Destined for the chop shop : HOT
8. Part of a list : ITEM
9. Obsolescent money : LIRA
10. Kachina, for one : DOLL
11. Between : BETWIXT
13. Represent symbolically : NOTATE
14. Airport sign carrier, maybe : MEETER
15. Like a zoot suit's lapels : WIDE
16. Crude transportation? : OILER
17. "Kidnapped" author's inits. : RLS
20. Actor Sparks : NED
22. Some T-shirt sizes: Abbr. : LGES
23. Silent ___ : CAL
24. Form 1040 org. : IRS
25. "Amazing" magician : RANDI
29. Swain : BEAU
30. Big dog, briefly : LAB
31. Alias letters : AKA
33. Pharmacists' compounds : SALS
35. Low-pH stuff : ACID
36. Tourney pass : BYE
37. Pickup shtick? : LINE
38. Rehab candidates : USERS
39. "Who ___?" (slangy query) : DAT
40. Massachusetts' Cape ___ : ANN
41. City near Provo : OREM
42. Nylon and Teflon : POLYMERS
43. Harris and Gallup : POLLERS
44. Proboscises : SNOOTS
45. Puppeteer Lewis : SHARI
46. Communion plates : PATENS
47. "Rocky III" actor : MRT
48. Fuss : ADO
49. Jiff : SEC
50. Son of Willy Loman : BIFF
51. Select : OPTFOR
52. Boy in a Cash tune : SUE
55. Wacko : KOOKY
57. PC keys : ALTS
58. Spanish Surrealist : MIRO
59. Merlin, for one : SEER
63. Short-lived Mideast org. : UAR
64. Kip spender : LAO
65. Ear: Prefix : OTO
66. Prohibitionist's foe : WET

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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