Fred Piscop
Fred Piscop

NY Times, Sun, Oct 30, 2011 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:Fred Piscop
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: , Blocks: 80, Across Lite
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© 2011, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Nitrous ___ (laughing gas) : OXIDE
6. Mini-albums, for short : EPS
9. Program for ridding the body of drugs : DETOX
10. Platypus feature : BILL
14. Red Cross event : BLOODDRIVE
16. TV host Mandel : HOWIE
17. Prefix with -pede : MILLI
18. "Please, ___, I want some more" : SIR
19. ___ acid : AMINO
20. "Are we on?" : ISITAGO
23. Shaving target : STUBBLE
25. Plow, sow, reap, etc. : TOILINTHEFIELDS
28. Deli supply : RYE
29. Umlaut component : DOT
30. "Lost our lease" event : SALE
32. [not my mistake] : SIC
35. 30-Across holder : STORE
37. Hardly the gregarious type : LONER
38. Botheration : ADO
39. Name called to mind by the starts of 14-, 25-, 53- and 68-Across : CHURCHILL
43. One with a photo in a corp. report : CEO
44. Yogi's language : HINDI
46. Reacted with awe : OOHED
47. 24-Down crew : ETS
48. Focal points : LOCI
49. Enterprise letters : USS
52. Enterprise record : LOG
53. 1958 hit by Little Anthony and the Imperials : TEARSONMYPILLOW
60. Amorphous creatures : AMOEBAE
61. Made, as tea : STEEPED
63. Pasta maker's need : FLOUR
64. Toy dog, for short : POM
66. Having acrobatic skill : AGILE
67. Dings : DENTS
68. Workout attire : SWEATPANTS
71. Introduces to the mix : ADDS
72. Sheet music notation : TEMPO
73. Porter's "___ Girls" : LES
74. Keats title starter : ODEON
1. Not even : ODD
2. Gen ___ : XER
3. Inflammation suffix : ITIS
4. Peace-loving : DOVISH
5. Put forth, as effort : EXERTED
6. Mass-mailing tool : ELIST
7. Sabin vaccine target : POLIO
8. Georg of the Chicago Symphony : SOLTI
10. Cold confection : BOMBE
11. Obstinate retort to "You won't!" : IWILLSO
12. Country-and-western concert sight, perhaps : LINEDANCE
13. MGM's roarer : LEO
14. Ascap's counterpart : BMI
15. Feature of some locks : DIAL
16. It may be good to break : HABIT
21. Midsection measurement : GIRTH
22. "The joke's ___!" : ONYOU
24. Tabloid photo subject : UFO
26. U.S. Virgin Is., e.g. : TERR
27. Winter woe : SLEET
31. Bow-wielding god : EROS
32. Satirist Mort : SAHL
33. Bonehead : IDIOT
34. Up one's sleeve, maybe : CONCEALED
35. Poli ___ (college major) : SCI
36. Nature lover's prefix : ECO
37. Bar deg. : LLD
40. Like Rizzuto's cow? : HOLY
41. Stack-serving locales : IHOPS
42. Walk in a hurry : LEGIT
45. Top end of the Mohs scale : DIAMOND
49. Tech callers : USERS
50. Nasty so-and-so : SOB
51. Wakes right up : SNAPSTO
54. Beats hands-down : ROUTS
55. Sounded like a Siamese : MEOWED
56. Spring : LEAP
57. At least 21, to a bouncer : LEGAL
58. Weigh in verbally : OPINE
59. Results of a whipping : WELTS
62. ___ Plaines : DES
63. Rx overseer : FDA
65. Viral video, e.g. : MEME
69. G.I.'s address : APO
70. Truck load unit : TON

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

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