Frank Longo
Frank Longo

NY Times, Sun, Apr 14, 2002 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:Frank Longo
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: , Blocks: 148, Across Lite
Notepad: This diagramless is 17 squares wide by 17 squares deep and has an asymmetrical pattern. The first square across is the 8th square in the first row.
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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Filming locales : SETS
5. Laugh sound : HAHA
6. Piece of concert equipment : AMP
9. "Up and ___!" : ATEM
10. Org. with moles : CIA
11. Month, in Málaga : MES
14. Bench presser's pride : PECS
15. Transgress : ERR
16. ___-Locka, Fla. : OPA
17. Baseball's Slaughter : ENOS
18. Bro : PAL
19. Bakker or Belushi : JIM
20. "Le Roi d'Ys" composer : LALO
21. Energetic : GOGO
22. Eden evictee : ADAM
24. Victor's exclamation : IWON
25. Judge on the bench : TRIER
26. Waitress at Mel's Diner : VERA
27. Otologist's study : EAR
28. Attaches patches, perhaps : IRONS
29. Bahraini bigwig : EMIR
30. Dull and boring : DRYASDUST
32. Lake that's a source of the Mississippi : ITASCA
35. Parcels (out) : DOLES
36. Bloom in an arid area : CACTUSFLOWER
39. It's hit by a carpenter : NAILHEAD
40. Yearbook division: Abbr. : SRS
41. Small remnant : DREG
43. Alleviate : EASE
44. Marvel Comics crew : XMEN
45. It replaced the Irish Free State : EIRE
46. Cagney and Lacey: Abbr. : DETS
1. Comparatively curvaceous : SHAPELIER
2. Eroded : EATENAWAY
3. Palm Springs is an oasis in it : THECOLORADODESERT
4. Michael Landon film about a javelin-throwing boy with long hair : SAMSSON
6. First space in backgammon : ACEPOINT
7. They may be seen in 3-Down : MIRAGES
8. Sitting room : PARLOR
11. Expanse in the Great Basin : MOJAVE
12. Swiftly spreading : EPIDEMIC
13. Selfless helper : SAMARITAN
21. Before deductions : GROSS
23. Percussion pair : MARACAS
25. Less of a lie : TRUER
28. Do nothing : IDLE
30. Inexact recipe amount : DASH
31. She may be in a pen : SOW
33. Commotion : STIR
34. ___-de-sac (dead ends) : CULS
37. Overnighted, maybe : FEDEXED
38. Oregon Trail fort : LARAMIE
42. Characteristic carriers : GENES

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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