Fred Piscop
Fred Piscop

NY Times, Sun, Feb 15, 2004 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 sixth square in the first row.
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© 2004, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Bowling unit : FRAME
6. "Oh, woe!" : ALAS
10. Farmer : GROWER
11. Meal on a stick : KEBAB
13. Negative sign? : PHOTOSINANHOUR
16. Long, long time : AEON
17. Plumb crazy : LOCO
18. ___ voce (softly) : SOTTO
19. Discharged matter : EGESTA
21. Do : ACT
23. ___-tiller : ROTO
24. Pound sign? : ADOPTAPET
27. Feel awful : AIL
29. One of baseball's "Amazin's" : MET
30. Baton Rouge sch. : LSU
31. Dirty old man : LECH
32. Better organized : NEATER
34. Awful smell : FETOR
37. Galena, e.g. : LEADORE
39. Water sign? : LIFEGUARDONDUTY
44. Lowered in pitch : FLATTED
45. Brown ermine : STOAT
47. Meet, as the occasion : RISETO
49. Inflammatory suffix : ITIS
52. Grp. whose cause is the Second Amendment : NRA
53. Boggy area : FEN
54. Sweater or blouse : TOP
55. Counter sign? : NOTIPPING
58. Newspaperman Adolph : OCHS
60. Carnival spot : RIO
62. Precipitates nastily : SLEETS
63. Whomps : ROUTS
65. Jessica of "Dark Angel" : ALBA
68. After the bell : LATE
69. Street sign? : MRMASONSOFFICE
72. Blowgun ammo : DARTS
73. Menu pick : ENTREE
74. Famous fed : NESS
75. Emphatic denial : NOSIR
1. ___ lobe : FRONTAL
2. Decompose : ROT
3. G.I. who's skipped base : AWOL
4. Prefix with -zoic : MESO
5. Writer Jong : ERICA
6. Rap sheet letters : AKA
7. Lorgnette part : LENS
8. Can't stomach : ABHOR
9. Island once governed by Portugal : SAOTOME
10. Classic word game : GHOST
12. Churn output : BUTTER
13. Hatchery sound : PEEP
14. "Sorry, that's impossible!" : NOCANDO
15. Cheer (for) : ROOT
16. Cousin of a guinea pig : AGOUTI
19. Detroit flop : EDSEL
20. Big galoot : APE
22. Attach, in a way : TIEON
24. Franklin's 1936 opponent : ALF
25. Great acclamation : ECLAT
26. Legalese adverb : THEREIN
28. Adds grease to : LARDS
33. German: Abbr. : TEUT
35. Slays, slangily : OFFS
36. Like apartments with new tenants : RELET
38. Build on : ADDTO
40. Swamp critter : GATOR
41. Ideal : UTOPIAN
42. Time on a marquee : TONITE
43. They're spun : YARNS
46. Yard game : TAG
47. Generally a good thing to break : RECORD
48. Lacking compassion : INHUMAN
50. Part of T.G.I.F. : ITS
51. More frivolous : SILLIER
53. Dressmaker's dummy : FORM
56. Hippie's parting word : PEACE
57. Rose of Cincinnati : PETE
59. Disconcerting look : STARE
61. Football's Merlin : OLSEN
64. Grounded fleet : SSTS
66. U2 vocalist : BONO
67. Times to call, in ads : AFTS
70. C.I.A.'s forerunner : OSS
71. Part of T.G.I.F.: Abbr. : FRI

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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