Patrick Blindauer
Patrick Blindauer

NY Times, Sun, Oct 04, 2009 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:Patrick Blindauer
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 19, Words: , Blocks: 132, Across Lite
Notepad: This diagramless is 19 squares wide by 17 squares deep and has regular crossword symmetry. The first square across is the first box in the first row.
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© 2009, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Getaway for future astronauts : SPACECAMP
10. Response to an investigative reporter, sometimes : NOCOMMENT
19. It has locks in Lockport : ERIECANAL
20. Like some triangles : ISOSCELES
21. 25-Down on a piano : METRONOME
22. 25-Down in a court : SHOTCLOCK
23. Hollywood's home: Abbr. : FLA
24. Down a sub, e.g. : EAT
26. Distribute : ALLOT
27. Some "Grey's Anatomy" sets, for short : ERS
29. "What's the ___?" ("Who cares?") : DIF
31. All-Star third baseman Ron : CEY
32. Vote for : YEA
34. One may be crowned : MOLAR
36. Calvin Coolidge's alma mater : AMHERST
38. Pointed : AIMED
39. Undergrad degs. : BAS
40. Anxious father-to-be, maybe : PACER
42. Hacker's aid : MACHETE
44. Indian city of 15+ million : DELHI
45. Specialist doc : ENT
47. Scand. land : NOR
48. Holiday ___ : INN
50. Netflix rental : DVD
52. Figure usually seen in a turban : GENIE
54. Some M.I.T. alumni: Abbr. : EES
56. Uruguayan uncle : TIO
58. 25-Down on "60 Minutes" : STOPWATCH
62. 25-Down in this puzzle : HOURGLASS
67. Camera insert : AABATTERY
68. They do taxing work : IRSAGENTS
69. In one's Sunday best : DRESSEDUP
70. Keeps it together : STAYSSANE
1. Religious inst. : SEM
2. Start to vent? : PRE
3. River islet : AIT
4. Writer/publisher Bennett : CERF
5. Place to study en fran├žais : ECOLE
6. Tweety Bird, e.g. : CANARY
7. "I'll take that as ___" : ANO
8. "We Need a Little Christmas" musical : MAME
9. Beseech : PLEAD
10. "___ for Noose" (Grafton book) : NIS
11. Cong. created it in 1970 : OSHA
12. Hipster : COOLCAT
13. Horse handler : OSTLER
14. Hatfield adversary : MCCOY
15. Hot sandwich : MELT
16. Platinum-selling rock grp. that includes a violinist : ELO
17. Japanese I.T. giant : NEC
18. "For shame!" : TSK
25. Science fiction device ... or a chronometer? : TIMEMACHINE
28. Black, White or Red follower : SEA
30. Anticipate : FORESEE
33. Cold war org.? : AMA
35. Hit of the '60s? : LSD
37. Patio brazier : HIBACHI
40. Goombah : PAL
41. I-5 or I-95, e.g.: Abbr. : RTE
42. Deserved : MERITED
43. Tackle's teammate : END
44. Alternative to sell : DONATE
46. Meal supporter : TVTRAY
47. Small amphibians : NEWTS
49. Certain soft drinks : NEHIS
51. Taye of "How Stella Got Her Groove Back" : DIGGS
52. Transcript figs. : GPAS
53. Neutral shade : ECRU
55. Kind : SORT
57. Cries after charges : OLES
58. Regrettable : SAD
59. Roof cover : TAR
60. Queen's honor: Abbr. : OBE
61. Part of a right triangle: Abbr. : HYP
63. "Surfin' ___" : USA
64. Alicia of "Falcon Crest" : ANA
65. Depot: Abbr. : STN
66. N.D.-to-La. dir. : SSE
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