Fred Piscop
Fred Piscop

NY Times, Sun, Nov 28, 2010 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:Fred Piscop
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: , Blocks: 80, Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Working diligently : ATIT
5. Text accompanying an author's photo, often : BIO
8. Many a golf tourney : PROAM
13. One of 20 in a classic duel : PACE
14. Treaty topic : ARMS
16. Boot camp newcomer : RAWRECRUIT
18. English captain Francis : DRAKE
20. More smooth-tongued : OILIER
21. Come to ___ : TERMS
23. Boo accompanier : HISS
25. Familiar with : USEDTO
26. Scandium or yttrium : RAREEARTH
28. Crime solver: Abbr. : DET
29. Tanning lotion letters : SPF
31. Down-for-the-count count : TEN
32. ___ moment : AHA
33. Inflates falsely : PADS
36. Twisted, e.g. : DANCED
38. Established by edict : DECREED
41. Drunken : BEERY
42. Crime witness's description of an average person : MEDIUMBUILD
44. Commercial time : BREAK
47. Abu Dhabi, e.g. : EMIRATE
48. Washington airport : REAGAN
50. Scale notes : SOLS
51. Sheet music abbr. : ARR
52. "___ Miz" : LES
54. Pitcher Maglie of the 1950s Giants : SAL
56. Numbers cruncher, for short : CPA
59. Health : WELLBEING
63. Result of a frame-up, perhaps : BUMRAP
65. Zippo : NADA
66. Go limp : DROOP
68. "Seinfeld" role : ELAINE
69. Catches some Z's : DOZES
71. Shade of brown : BURNTUMBER
73. Chops, e.g. ... or a hint to the starts of 16-, 26-, 42-, 59- and 71-Across : MEAT
74. Falco of "The Sopranos" : EDIE
75. Smart-mouthed : SASSY
76. B.O. sign : SRO
77. Teacher of the dharma : LAMA
1. Month after Mar. : APR
2. Lacking slack : TAUT
3. Not so congenial : ICIER
4. Four: Prefix : TETRA
5. Malevolent child : BADSEED
6. Bargain bin abbr. : IRR
7. Cornhusker city : OMAHA
8. Like a person getting a promotion, usually : PROUD
9. What a promotion usually results in : RAISE
10. Barn baby : OWLET
11. Like Death Valley : ARID
12. Track contests : MEETS
15. Super G, e.g. : SKIRACE
17. Adjusted in Photoshop, say : CROPPED
19. Book read during Purim : ESTHER
22. Mohawk-sporting actor : MRT
24. Of ill repute : SHADY
27. Pave the way for : ENABLE
30. Prima ___ : FACIE
34. Beat it : DRUM
35. Penultimate round : SEMIS
37. Neighbor of Homer : NED
38. City of northern Illinois : DEKALB
39. River of Aragón : EBRO
40. Two-team track or wrestling competitions : DUALS
42. Rack item, for short : MAG
43. "You're on!" : ITSABET
44. Brains' complement : BRAWN
45. Check over : REREAD
46. Nobleman's realm : EARLDOM
49. Can't help but : NEEDSTO
53. Title for 18-Across : SIR
55. Real jim-dandies : LULUS
56. Uses a cheat sheet : CRIBS
57. French door features : PANES
58. Impressionist's work : APERY
60. Rests in a hammock, say : LAZES
61. Award for Obama : NOBEL
62. Party platter cheese : GOUDA
64. Elvis's word after "Well, that's all right" : MAMA
67. Overly proper : PRIM
70. Mr. Potato Head piece : EAR
72. Museum-funding org. : NEA
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