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Fred Piscop
Fred Piscop

NY Times, Sun, Nov 30, 1997 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:Fred Piscop
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: , Blocks: 74, Across Lite
Notepad: This diagramless is 17 squares wide by 17 squares deep and has regular
crossword symmetry.
The first square across is the third square in the first row.
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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Weakling, in slang : WUSS
5. Pear variety : BOSC
9. Early Peruvian : INCA
10. Be exposed to air, as wine : BREATHE
13. Bismarck is its cap. : NDAK
14. Election winner's assist, maybe : COATTAILS
16. Scout groups : DENS
17. Rose-red flower : ZEPHYRLILY
19. Professional org. : ASSN
21. Forbid : BAR
22. Titter : TEHEE
23. RC Cola brand : NEHI
24. Mean mutt : CUR
25. Praises the performance : APPLAUDS
28. Checked for size : TRIEDON
30. Mosquito barrier : SCREEN
31. Cautious one : HEEDER
32. Squelch : SITON
33. Juiceless : DRY
36. Photo abbr. : ENL
37. Building connector : BREEZEWAY
40. Preacher, informally : REV
41. Club ___ : MED
42. Stared at : OGLED
43. Vehement oratory : TIRADE
45. Able-___ : BODIED
47. Free dental care, e.g. : BENEFIT
48. Stag : DATELESS
51. 1B or 2B, e.g. : POS
52. Ribbies, e.g. : STAT
53. Skirt shape : ALINE
54. Web-footed bird : AUK
55. Suffix with contempt : IBLE
56. "Brian's Song" role : GALESAYERS
60. Lhasa ___ : APSO
62. Safety equipment : SEATBELTS
63. Survey input : DATA
64. Uneven, like a paint job : STREAKY
65. Borodin's Prince : IGOR
66. "What ___ God wrought!" : HATH
67. Square one : NERD
1. Where many a bug meets its end : WINDSHIELD
2. Not refuted : UNDENIED
3. Scrutinize : SCAN
4. ___ Fifth Avenue : SAKS
5. B as in Begin : BETH
6. Like Cheerios : OATY
7. Spook : STARTLE
8. Like some of the Andes : CHILEAN
10. Transvaal settler : BOER
11. Thwack : RAP
12. Philanthropist Yale : ELIHU
14. Ruler until 1917 : CZAR
15. Musher's ride : SLED
18. "Certainly" : YES
19. Reason to stand : ANTHEM
20. Tranquil : SERENE
21. Wiener holder : BUN
24. React to acid : CORRODE
25. Played the part : ACTED
26. Boat's front : PROW
27. Roman household gods : PENATES
29. Society page honoree : DEB
30. Sorted, as eggs : SIZED
32. Two-time U.S. Open winner : SELES
33. 1-A assigners : DRAFTBOARD
34. Modern phone feature : REDIAL
35. Actress Mimieux : YVETTE
38. Auspices : EGIS
39. Yang's counterpart : YIN
44. Circuit device : RESISTOR
45. Covered by : BENEATH
46. No-cal "fat" : OLESTRA
47. ___ choy (Chinese veggie) : BOK
48. U.N.'s Hammarskjvld : DAG
49. "What a shame" : ALAS
50. Mah-jongg supply : TILES
51. Physiognomy, slangily : PUSS
54. Too stylish : ARTY
57. Stand lookout for, maybe : ABET
58. "She Loves You" repeated word : YEAH
59. Animal that bugles : ELK
60. Tennis edge : ADIN
61. Place on the Web : PAGE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 7 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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