Fred Piscop
Fred Piscop

NY Times, Sun, Mar 16, 2003 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:Fred Piscop
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: , Blocks: 72, Across Lite
Notepad: This diagramless is 17 squares wide by 17 squares deep and has regular crossword symmetry. The first square across is the third square in the first row.
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© 2003, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Letter before beth : ALEPH
6. Pinup's leg : GAM
9. Bacon serving : RASHER
11. Hailer's call : TAXI
12. They're changed : FLATTIRES
15. Like some Jews : HASIDIC
18. Not so green : RIPER
19. Zigzag downhill : SLALOM
21. With 46-Across, place to barter : SWAP
22. Some ranges : AMANAS
24. Construction piece : IBAR
25. Freudian topic : EGO
26. Medical research agcy. : NIH
27. They're changed : DANCEPARTNERS
32. Heckler's missile : TOMATO
34. Came out of a second nap : REAWOKE
35. From K.C. to New Orleans : SSE
36. Frozen waffle brand : EGGO
39. On the lam : LOOSE
40. They're changed : DOLLARBILLS
44. English county : SHIRE
46. See 21-Across : MEET
47. Key in the upper-left corner : ESC
50. Carder's request : LICENSE
52. Advertising promo : TEASER
55. They're changed : RADIOSTATIONS
58. Drug in William Shatner novels : TEK
60. First mate? : EVE
61. Protest singer Phil : OCHS
62. Balkan Peninsula region : THRACE
64. Carrots partner : PEAS
66. Wraps around a tree : TOTALS
68. Undemanding, as a job : CUSHY
69. Went in circles? : ORBITED
71. They're changed : WETBABIES
73. 60-Across's domain : EDEN
74. Took to the cleaners : SOAKED
75. Brooklynese pronoun : DEM
76. Bel ___ cheese : PAESE
1. Algonquian Indians : ARAPAHOS
2. Grow dark : LATEN
3. "CHiPs" star Erik : ESTRADA
4. Key word? : PHI
5. Half a matched set : HERS
6. Krypton, e.g. : GAS
7. Italy was in it : AXIS
8. Wednesdays : MIDWEEKS
10. Museum item : RELIC
11. Skye cap : TAM
12. Football's Tarkenton : FRAN
13. 55 m.p.h. and others : LIMITS
14. Kemo ___ : SABE
15. Goddesses of the seasons : HORAE
16. "Same here" : IAGREE
17. Some noncoms : CPOS
20. Covering for a winter carriage ride, maybe : LAPROBE
23. Didn't play : SAT
28. Eggnog time : NOEL
29. Political cartoonist Ted : RALL
30. Like Nash's llama : TWOL
31. Loops on lassos : NOOSES
33. Florence family name : MEDICI
37. Legislation of concern to hunters : GAMEACT
38. Coll. sr.'s test : GRE
41. Popular cookie : OREO
42. Lorgnette part : LENS
43. "What's ___ you?" : ITTO
44. Amistad, for one : SLAVER
45. Convertible sofa brand : HIDEABED
48. Hold for later : SETASIDE
49. Scene including the Magi : CRECHE
51. Put up with : STOOD
53. Med. specialty : ENT
54. Southern corn bread : ASHCAKE
55. Defaulter's loss : REPO
56. Get friendlier : THAW
57. 59-Down, e.g. : ISLES
59. Florida features : KEYS
63. Snuffy Smith et al. : RUBES
65. Ally (with) : SIDE
66. Wrestling count : TEN
67. Organ piece : STOP
70. Pro ___ (for now) : TEM
72. Meadow call : BAA

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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