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Mike Nothnagel
Mike Nothnagel

NY Times, Sun, Dec 02, 2007 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:Mike Nothnagel
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: , Blocks: 70, Across Lite
Notepad: This diagramless is 17 squares wide by 17 squares deep and has regular crossword symmetry. The first square across is the fourth square in the first row
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© 2007, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Rim : EDGE
5. W. Hemisphere commerce pact : NAFTA
10. Woven fabric : TWILL
11. Inventor Howe : ELIAS
12. Prodigy, slangily : PHENOM
13. *Rate of travel for the U.S.S. Enterprise : WARPSPEED
18. *It postpones the inevitable : BORROWEDTIME
20. Radius counterpart : ULNA
21. ___, amas, amat : AMO
22. Suffix with switch : EROO
23. Like the stomach : ACIDY
24. *E. M. Forster novel : HOWARDSEND
28. Part of a disguise, maybe : DYEJOB
29. Government-issued bond : TNOTE
30. Pi followers : RHOS
32. Exist : ARE
33. Italian Riviera city : SANREMO
36. Good: Sp. : BUEN
37. Owned : HAD
38. *"The Joy of Sex" author : ALEXCOMFORT
42. Big part of a crocodile : JAW
45. Singer McEntire : REBA
46. Skippers? : TRUANTS
50. Barnyard female : EWE
51. Spice : ZING
52. Like some gases : INERT
53. Prehistoric animal preserver : TARPIT
55. *Worry for a buyer at an auction : BIDDINGWAR
60. Amount of wool : SKEIN
61. Grumpiness, e.g. : MOOD
62. "Charlie's Angels" film co-star : LIU
63. Daily Planet reporter : KENT
64. *Athlete's diet plan : CARBOLOADING
69. Focused ... or a hint to the last word of the answers to the six starred clues : INTHEZONE
71. Composer Bruckner et al. : ANTONS
72. Capital of Yemen : SANAA
73. Self-assurance : POISE
74. Gleem alternative : CREST
75. Put back in : STET
1. Decorative pitcher : EWER
2. Prehistoric TV pet : DINO
3. Was bright, like the moon : GLOWED
4. Popular glue : ELMERS
5. Eponymous physicist : NEWTON
6. Jai ___ : ALAI
7. Nonnegotiable : FIRM
8. CD alternative : TAPE
9. Nincompoop : ASS
10. Don quickly, as an outfit : THROWON
12. California college : POMONA
14. Purplish : PUCE
15. A place is set for him at a seder : ELIJAH
16. Samantha's mother on "Bewitched" : ENDORA
17. Place for an afternoon nap : DAYBED
18. Thai coins : BAHTS
19. Forest female : DOE
23. Shipmates' yeses : AYS
25. Gillette razor : ATRA
26. Projectionist's charge : REEL
27. Instrument with sticks : DRUM
28. Public radio supporter : DONOR
31. Weight : HEFT
34. Kind of badge : MERIT
35. Field workers? : OXEN
36. Drag show accessory : BOA
39. Legendary N.Y.C. rock club : CBGB
40. Bankrupt : RUIN
41. Orange-flavored powder : TANG
42. It leaves a wake on a lake : JETSKI
43. Rouse : AWAKEN
44. Didn't exist : WERENT
47. ___ Cinema, major film studio : NEWLINE
48. Coaches : TRAINS
49. Gymnastics star Kerri : STRUG
51. Pinot alternative : ZIN
54. White part of an orange : PITH
56. Comment after a yawn : IMBEAT
57. Scooby-___ : DOO
58. Exercise in a swimming pool : DOLAPS
59. Playground retort : IDONOT
64. Bigwig : CZAR
65. Top-of-the-line : AONE
66. Genetic units : RNAS
67. Play to ___ : ATIE
68. Verb with thou : DOST
70. PC key : ESC

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later.

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