Fred Piscop
Fred Piscop

NY Times, Sun, Nov 15, 2009 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:Fred Piscop
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: , Blocks: 76, Across Lite
Notepad: This diagramless is 17 squares wide by 17 squares deep and has regular crossword symmetry. The first square across is the ninth box in the first row.
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© 2009, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Religious split : SCHISM
7. Silent sort : CLAM
11. Doughnut shop purchase : CRULLER
13. "Very funny!" : HAHA
14. There are seven ... : DEADLYSINS
17. Stratford's river : AVON
18. One taking a cut : AGENT
20. Neatnik's opposite : SLOVEN
21. There are seven ... : DAYSINAWEEK
24. "You're ___ talk!" : ONETO
25. "The Gift of the Magi" device : IRONY
26. Prefix with natal : NEO
28. Romantic number : TWO
29. Bubbly, as Alka-Seltzer : FIZZING
32. Smug expression : SMIRK
34. Letters at Indy : STP
35. Blunted blades : EPEES
36. Beach locale : COAST
37. There are seven ... : WONDERSOFTHEWORLD
45. Gaza group : HAMAS
46. Snack box items : OREOS
47. Sporty British autos : MGS
50. Makes better : CURES
51. Primatologist Jane : GOODALL
53. Feedbag morsel : OAT
54. "Helping doctors help patients" org. : AMA
55. Book of verses : BIBLE
56. Move aimlessly : DRIFT
58. There are seven ... : HILLSOFROME
64. Group of nine : ENNEAD
66. Dull finish : MATTE
67. Old Subway Series stadium : SHEA
68. There are seven ... : LITTLEFOYS
70. Travelers' rests : INNS
71. Maritime route : SEALANE
72. Like a busybody : NOSY
73. Duke of Ebbets Field : SNIDER
1. Part of an act : SCENE
2. Large box for shipping : CRATE
3. Cabinet dept. since 1965 : HUD
4. Aches and pains : ILLS
5. Devilish glance : SLYLOOK
6. Subatomic particle : MESON
7. Scrap in 2000 election news : CHAD
8. Kilauea output : LAVA
9. Salt's call : AHOY
10. Large, as a serving of food : MANSIZED
12. Holds firmly : RIVETS
14. A bit moist : DEWY
15. Food packaging meas. : NETWT
16. Be a busybody : SNOOP
18. In a bit : ANON
19. Criminals' collective : GANG
22. Maya Angelou's "Still ___" : IRISE
23. Potato-filled goody : KNISH
27. Noted Harper's Bazaar designer : ERTE
29. Scarcely any : FEW
30. N.Y.S.E. debut : IPO
31. Some meditation : ZEN
32. Vegging-out spots : SOFAS
33. Tumblers' surfaces : MATS
36. "Here, boy!" : COME
38. Baba au ___ : RHUM
39. New York's ___ Lawrence College : SARAH
40. Virginia who wrote "Mrs. Dalloway" : WOOLF
41. Calls room service, say : ORDERSIN
42. Stephen of "V for Vendetta" : REA
43. 13-Across, online : LOL
44. Fast link to the WWW : DSL
47. Runway strutter : MODEL
48. With parsley, on a menu : GARNI
49. Pinches pennies : STINTS
50. Andorran's tongue : CATALAN
51. Main point : GIST
52. Slender woodwind : OBOE
55. Diner orders, briefly : BLTS
57. Fancy dos : FETES
59. "___ of You" (Hank Williams Jr. album) : IMONE
60. Hen, but not a rooster : LAYER
61. "Not that!" : OHNO
62. Macy's department : MENS
63. "Piece of cake!" : EASY
65. Place to get a 23-Down : DELI
69. Craze : FAD
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