Brendan Emmett Quigley
Brendan Emmett Quigley

NY Times, Sun, Dec 05, 2004 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: , Blocks: 94, Across Lite
Notepad: This diagramless is 17 squares wide by 17 squares deep and has regular crossword symmetry. The first square across is the 8th square in the first row.
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© 2004, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Tiny bit of hair cream, e.g. : DAB
4. Use a divining rod : DOWSE
9. Go it alone : SOLO
10. Yellow-brown : OCHER
11. Snatch : GRAB
15. St. Paul and Minneapolis : TWINCITIES
17. Bank's takeback : REPO
18. Prisoner site : DUNGEON
19. Uno + due : TRE
20. When Banquo dies in "Macbeth" : ACTIII
22. Calendar abbr. : THUR
23. 50's political inits. : AES
24. Basketball defense : FULLCOURTPRESS
27. "Don't give up!" : TRY
28. Sea flier : ERNE
29. Nos. people : CPAS
31. Blast maker : TNT
33. Directors Coen and Schumacher : JOELS
34. Doctor's skill ... or a hint to this puzzle's theme : BEDSIDEMANNER
39. "Jerusalem" poet : BLAKE
40. Down time? : NAP
41. De Gaulle's predecessor : COTY
42. Look (into) : GAZE
45. Plan (out) : MAP
48. Field flower : QUEENANNESLACE
53. Orbit, e.g. : GUM
54. Slicer locale : DELI
55. Answered, quickly : RSVPED
56. Dander : IRE
57. African enclave : LESOTHO
59. Stewpot : OLLA
60. Son of Uther Pendragon : KINGARTHUR
62. ___ parmigiana : VEAL
63. Legendary Spaniard : ELCID
64. Shavers : LADS
65. Coeur d'___, Idaho : ALENE
66. Compass dir. : ESE
1. Period of decrease, as of a stock price : DOWNTREND
2. Dismount : ALIGHT
3. Study : BONEUP
4. Slay : DOIN
5. Fall mo. : OCT
6. January store happening : WHITESALE
7. Forecasters : SEERS
8. Gaelic : ERSE
9. Comic Gilliam : STU
11. Some corruption : GRAFT
12. Happen again : RECUR
13. On the nose : APTLY
14. Seethe : BOIL
16. Letter writer: Abbr. : CORR
18. Stylish gown : DIOR
21. Chill : ICE
23. Skiing mecca : ASPEN
25. Set loose : UNTIE
26. Coll. major : ECON
30. Georgia, once: Abbr. : SSR
32. Sign of perfection : TEN
33. Sony's home : JAPAN
34. London radio inits. : BBC
35. Way with words : ELOQUENCE
36. Fact : DATUM
37. Kind of terrier : SKYE
38. Extent : MAGNITUDE
43. Home (in on) : ZERO
44. Sibilant sound : ESS
45. Bowling pin wood : MAPLE
46. Speedy train : ACELA
47. Piano part : PEDAL
49. River to the Fulda : EDER
50. Crunch maker : NESTLE
51. Warm greetings : ALOHAS
52. Ukrainian city : LVOV
53. Question closely : GRILL
56. Popular furniture retailer : IKEA
57. Stow below : LADE
58. "48___" : HRS
61. Tonic's partner : GIN
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