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Fred Piscop
Fred Piscop

NY Times, Sun, Nov 23, 2003 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 first square in the first row.
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© 2003, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Blueprint detail : SPEC
5. Wise off to : SASS
9. Put to rest : ALLAY
11. Easy out : POPUP
12. Scale notes : FAS
15. Depiction on the South Carolina quarter : PALMETTOTREE
18. The Beatles' "___ Fell" : IFI
19. Leaves temporarily : STEPSOUT
20. Lacking a match : ODD
21. PC components : CRTS
22. Spore producers : FERNS
23. Therapy issues : NEUROSES
25. Hand in a glove : FIST
26. Piddling : PALTRY
27. Sun. delivery : SER
28. Jackie's designer : OLEG
32. Break in relations : RIFT
33. Eliot's Adam : BEDE
34. Where Hercules slew a lion : NEMEA
36. Christmas visitor, maybe : INLAW
38. Québec place name starter : STE
39. Depiction on the Massachusetts quarter : MINUTEMAN
42. An end to sex? : IST
43. Heart parts : ATRIA
45. Use a pick : STRUM
46. P.R. people : AGTS
47. Bit of hair : HANK
48. Eastern discipline : YOGA
49. Seashell seller : SHE
50. Got soft : MELTED
52. Director Gus Van ___ : SANT
54. Not of this world : ETHEREAL
57. Usher's path : AISLE
59. Plug away (at) : TOIL
60. Mineral suffix : ITE
61. Most Little Leaguers : PRETEENS
65. Like a pfc. : ENL
66. Depiction on the Delaware quarter : CAESARRODNEY
68. Prot., for one : REL
69. Dropped 11-Across, say : ERROR
70. Taxi, usually : SEDAN
71. Checker, e.g. : DISC
72. Be overfond : DOTE
1. Chuckleheads : SAPS
2. Surveyor's map : PLAT
3. Vogue rival : ELLE
4. Place for storytelling : CAMPFIRE
5. One in need of drying out : SOT
6. Chip shot site : APRON
7. Napped fabric : SUEDE
8. Hit the gas : SPEDUP
10. Toadies' replies : YESES
11. Nursery supply : POTS
12. Depiction on the North Carolina quarter : FIRSTFLIGHT
13. Diet soda problem, to many : AFTERTASTE
14. Wimp : SISSY
16. Trattoria treat : TORTONI
17. Wine holder : TUN
21. Defense secretary Powell : COLIN
24. ___ to go (eager) : RARIN
25. Depiction on the Kentucky quarter : FEDERALHILL
27. Establish an effect : SETTHETONE
29. Grid great Dawson : LEN
30. Avian runners : EMUS
31. Big name in oil : GETTY
33. Eagles' org. : BSA
35. Prefix with -naut : AERO
37. Mg. and kg. : WTS
39. Producer : MAKER
40. Hold up : MUG
41. One into collecting : AMASSER
44. Military info, briefly : INTEL
46. Medicine frequency, maybe : ASNEEDED
50. Hack's gadget : METER
51. Cleared off, in a way : DEICED
53. Some choristers : ALTOS
55. Pac-Man company : ATARI
56. Lecherous looks : LEERS
57. On ___ with : APAR
58. Discount rack abbr. : IRR
62. Prefix with -morph : ENDO
63. "Cool!" : NEAT
64. "Auld Lang ___" : SYNE
67. Liberal arts subj. : SOC

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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