Frank Longo
Frank Longo

NY Times, Sun, Feb 22, 1998 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:Frank Longo
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: , Blocks: 140, Across Lite
Notepad: This diagramless is 17 squares wide by 17 squares deep and has regular crossword symmetry.
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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "For shame!" : TSK
4. Poetic pugilist : ALI
5. "Hee Haw" co-host : BUCKOWENS
11. Checkout counter needs : CASHREGISTERS
15. Thin out, as a gas : RAREFY
16. Credits preceder : THEEND
18. Rich rock : ORE
19. Where to find a Blue Light Special : KMART
21. Teetotaler : NONUSER
26. Dust Bowl victim : OKIE
27. Deciphers : MAKESOUT
30. DDT-banning grp. : EPA
31. 1983 Rodney Dangerfield comedy : EASYMONEY
35. List abbr. : ETC
38. "Ta-ta, Tokyo!" : SAYONARA
41. Misinformant : LIAR
43. Addressed : SPOKETO
45. "___ navidad!" : FELIZ
47. Chaney of chillers : LON
48. Guile : DECEIT
51. "Scarface" star, 1983 : PACINO
54. Soft salad base : BOSTONLETTUCE
58. An arm and a leg, so to speak : TOPDOLLAR
59. Gardner of "Mogambo" : AVA
60. Slugger Griffey Jr. : KEN
1. Confiscate : TAKE
2. Move through mud : SLOG
3. Flightless bird from Down Under : KIWI
5. Undergraduate teaching deg. : BSE
6. Between 30 and 3,000 Mhz : UHF
7. Boohoo : CRY
8. Part of i.e. : EST
9. To the ___ degree : NTH
10. Quest : SEEK
11. Billiard bounce : CAROM
12. Where games are played : ARENA
13. Adventure hero ___ Williams : REMO
14. Cottonmouth or copperhead : SNAKE
15. Silver of the screen : RON
17. Stalactite starter : DRIP
20. Caddy contents : TEA
22. Tiny Tim played one : UKE
23. Poseidon's domain : SEA
24. Pothook shape : ESS
25. Acuff and Orbison : ROYS
28. Thurman of "Pulp Fiction" : UMA
29. Mattel makes them : TOYS
32. Queue before Q : NOP
33. Bowie collaborator Brian : ENO
34. Endangered ox : YAK
35. Keebler employee : ELF
36. In extra innings : TIED
37. Novelist Carr : CALEB
39. Thing of the past : RELIC
40. Joined (with) : ATONE
42. Puerto ___ : RICO
44. Lennon's lady : ONO
46. Joie de vivre : ZEST
49. Most-televised judge of 1995 : ITO
50. Go one better than : TOP
51. Bakker's former org. : PTL
52. ___ moment's notice : ATA
53. Junkyard dog : CUR
55. Neighbor of Mont. : NDAK
56. It means nothing to Navratilova : LOVE
57. Joie de vivre : ELAN

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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