It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker. Please consider supporting our site by purchasing an account.
Mike Nothnagel
Mike Nothnagel

NY Times, Sun, Mar 08, 2009 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:Mike Nothnagel
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: , Blocks: 82, Across Lite
Notepad: This diagramless is 17 squares wide by 17 squares deep and has regular crossword symmetry. The first square across is the eighth square in the first row.
1
D
2
E
3
S
4
K
5
S
6
B
7
A
8
L
9
I
10
O
U
T
E
A
11
T
12
A
S
I
N
13
W
R
O
N
G
A
14
G
15
A
16
I
17
N
18
K
N
E
E
D
19
S
O
P
20
E
X
A
C
T
A
21
S
E
G
A
G
E
22
N
E
S
I
23
S
24
C
L
E
A
R
25
T
E
A
26
E
N
O
27
T
H
28
O
U
29
S
L
Y
30
I
N
G
31
A
32
T
G
33
I
34
F
35
R
U
T
36
N
E
O
N
37
S
O
38
Y
U
Z
39
A
40
V
41
E
42
C
43
G
Y
N
T
44
L
45
O
N
G
A
G
O
46
M
O
V
E
47
S
E
G
S
48
A
R
T
U
R
49
I
T
E
M
50
R
C
A
51
P
D
52
A
53
S
54
D
I
N
E
55
A
56
P
57
R
58
E
E
L
59
S
60
R
E
61
B
62
N
O
N
63
M
O
D
64
U
S
65
B
U
66
S
67
T
I
N
G
68
A
G
U
T
69
B
R
A
Z
E
70
N
71
D
A
R
72
A
I
M
A
T
73
I
N
S
I
D
E
74
J
O
K
E
75
T
R
I
G
76
A
W
A
K
E
N
77
E
L
S
E
78
T
R
U
S
T
© 2009, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Classroom furniture : DESKS
6. Island east of Java : BALI
10. Defeat in a hot dog contest, e.g. : OUTEAT
12. Q ___ queen : ASIN
13. *"Nope, that's not it either" : WRONGAGAIN
18. Knock-___ : KNEED
19. Soak (up) : SOP
20. Dual track bet : EXACTA
21. *Sonic the Hedgehog game system : SEGAGENESIS
24. Understandable : CLEAR
25. Brits take it in the afternoon : TEA
26. Rock's Brian : ENO
27. 10 C-notes : THOU
29. Cunning : SLY
30. Swenson of "Benson" : INGA
32. Overworked worker's cry : TGIF
35. Running track? : RUT
36. #10 on a table : NEON
37. Old Soviet program : SOYUZ
39. With: Fr. : AVEC
43. "Peer ___" : GYNT
44. *Many years past : LONGAGO
46. Nf3 in chess, e.g. : MOVE
47. Line divs. : SEGS
48. Austrian pianist Schnabel : ARTUR
49. Gossip subject : ITEM
50. "His Master's Voice" company : RCA
51. Modern-day Rolodexes, briefly : PDAS
54. Take some courses? : DINE
55. Natl. Poetry Month : APR
58. Some are electric : EELS
60. Soldier in gray : REB
62. "Smoking or ___?" : NON
63. The "M" in M.O. : MODUS
65. *Laughing hysterically : BUSTINGAGUT
69. Bold : BRAZEN
71. Historical org. : DAR
72. Point toward : AIMAT
73. Something you might not get ... or what the answers to the starred clues each contain? : INSIDEJOKE
75. Calc prerequisite : TRIG
76. Open one's eyes : AWAKEN
77. Otherwise : ELSE
78. Word before fund or me : TRUST
1. Search for water with a divining rod : DOWSE
2. Franc replacers : EUROS
3. "Uncle!" : STOPIT
4. Barbie's beau : KEN
5. Wise man : SAGE
6. *1972 T. Rex hit titled "Get It On" in the U.K. : BANGAGONG
7. Cruising : ASEA
8. Feudal lord : LIEGE
9. Start of many paragraphs : INDENT
11. Economic stimulus : TAXCUT
14. Guy's main squeeze : GAL
15. Serves one right? : ACES
16. Right-leaning: Abbr. : ITAL
17. Not (a one) : NARY
18. Visual acuity : KEENEYE
21. Smarts : STINGS
22. Holiday quaff : NOG
23. Apathetic response : SHRUG
28. Anise-flavored liqueur : OUZO
31. They have homes in the hills : ANTS
33. "It ___ what you think!" : ISNT
34. Become opaque : FOGUP
38. Fabric purchase : YARD
39. In the thick of : AMID
40. *18 : VOTINGAGE
41. Find balance over time : EVENOUT
42. Basement surface : CEMENT
44. Fancy collar material : LACE
45. Toothbrush brand : ORALB
50. District in the San Fernando Valley : RESEDA
52. Leon Uris hero : ARI
53. Filibustering body : SENATE
55. Prefix with dextrous : AMBI
56. Cybersitter target : PORN
57. Nutritional amts. : RDAS
59. Numbers game : SUDOKU
61. Female hip-hopper : BGIRL
64. Israeli gun : UZI
66. "___ alive!" : SAKES
67. Midlands river : TRENT
68. Writer Kingsley : AMIS
70. Grown-up eft : NEWT
74. Startle : JAR

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle.

Found bugs or have suggestions?