Peter Gordon
Peter Gordon

NY Times, Sun, Dec 09, 2001 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:Peter Gordon
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: , Blocks: 100, Across Lite
Notepad: This diagramless is 17 squares wide by 17 squares deep and has regular crossword symmetry. The first square across is the 11th square in the first row.
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© 2001, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Gehrig and Costello : LOUS
5. St. ___ Girl (beer brand) : PAULI
6. Broadway star's demand : TOPBILLING
11. Miniature gardens : TERRARIA
12. Paid for a hand : ANTED
16. 1967 Cream song : STRANGEBREW
19. Creme-filled snack : OREO
20. Burden : ONUS
21. Jungle swinger : APE
22. Open : UNROLL
24. Beach shades : SUNTANS
26. Faced with : UPAGAINST
29. Frolicsome swimmers : OTTERS
30. Intimidates, with "out" : PSYCHS
31. Word-processing command : SORT
32. It comes in six flavors, each of which starts a long answer in this puzzle : QUARK
33. Copper : CENT
37. Spenser's "The ___ Queene" : FAERIE
39. Slow movements : LARGOS
41. Australia : DOWNUNDER
45. ___ Islands (where Guam is) : MARIANA
46. Sinful : UNHOLY
47. One of Alcott's "little women" : AMY
48. Commercial banking prefix : CITI
49. Yale Bowl rooters : ELIS
50. Where social graces are taught : CHARMSCHOOL
54. Laid-back : TYPEB
56. They air mostly news and talk : AMRADIOS
57. Net : BOTTOMLINE
59. Sign before Taurus : ARIES
60. Will of "The Waltons" : GEER
1. Steven Bochco series set in California : LALAW
2. "Yes, monsieur" : OUI
3. Arm bone : ULNA
4. Genoa gentlemen : SIGNORI
5. Ballet bend : PLIE
6. Low card in a royal flush : TEN
7. Mass instruments : ORGANS
8. Gets ready : PREPS
9. Newcomer : BABE
10. Like some verbs: Abbr. : IRR
11. Winery employee : TASTER
13. 1982 Disney sci-fi film : TRON
14. They're stocked at sushi bars : EELS
15. Noodlehead : DOLT
16. Fair : SOSO
17. Metal fasteners : TNUTS
18. Total : RUNTO
22. Cry of disgust : UGH
23. Org. with a circuit : NASCAR
25. Cunning : ARTFUL
26. Pan Am rival : USAIR
27. Fiery heap : PYRE
28. Comic strip cry : ACK
30. Uncontaminated : PURE
32. Proof's end : QED
34. Fromm and Segal : ERICHS
35. Mystery writer Marsh : NGAIO
36. Scout's rider : TONTO
38. Some : ANY
39. Stores up : LAYSIN
40. Clipper part : SAIL
41. It takes two : DUET
42. Child with no siblings : ONLY
43. Legislature V.I.P. : WHIP
44. It holds a mudder's fodder : NOSEBAG
45. Roman 3,501 : MMMDI
47. Asia's ___ Sea : ARAL
50. Supply food for : CATER
51. Insurance grps. : HMOS
52. Hand holder? : ARM
53. Miler Sebastian : COE
55. Tiresome one : BORE
58. Place for a tack : TIE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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