Paula Gamache
Paula Gamache

NY Times, Sun, Apr 15, 2012 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:Paula Gamache
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: , Blocks: 78, Across Lite
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© 2012, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Expo : FAIR
5. Like toned abs : TAUT
9. Suffix with million or billion : AIRE
10. Shrek or Princess Fiona : OGRE
11. Refrain syllable : TRA
14. In circular fashion : ROUNDANDROUND
19. Roadside bomb, for short : IED
20. Sun-dried brick : ADOBE
21. Scintillas : IOTAS
22. Alarm setter's toggle : AMPM
23. Home of Rousseau's "The Sleeping Gypsy" : MOMA
24. Cpl.'s inferior : PVT
25. Virgo follower : LIBRA
26. They play for pay : PROS
27. Complete destruction : RACKANDRUIN
31. Community values : ETHOS
34. Hooded jackets : ANORAKS
35. Ad ___ : HOC
36. Dice, e.g. : CHOP
37. GPS display: Abbr. : RTE
38. Sons of Mars : ROMULUSANDREMUS
43. ___ pro nobis : ORA
44. Bit of rain : DROP
45. Bit with an electrical charge : ION
46. French chanteuse Mireille : MATHIEU
48. Neighbor of a Kazakh : UZBEK
50. Complain vociferously : RANTANDRAVE
52. Chair piece : SLAT
56. Broadway backer : ANGEL
57. Java : MUD
58. Roll on a runway : TAXI
59. December air : NOEL
60. Toasting word : SKOAL
63. Prepared to do battle : ARMED
64. TiVo, for one : DVR
65. Crude but effective : ROUGHANDREADY
68. Flat fish : RAY
69. Fling : HURL
70. Explore the Grand Canyon, say : HIKE
71. Shoppe description : OLDE
72. For fear that : LEST
1. Hardcore supporters : FANBASE
2. Lieutenant : AIDE
3. Public radio's Glass : IRA
4. Cartoon canine : REN
5. Warning from a driver : TOOT
6. Water, in Oaxaca : AGUA
7. Cemetery vessels : URNS
8. Sen. Kennedy : TED
11. Faraway place, figuratively : TIMBUKTU
12. Musical echoes : REPRISES
13. Saatchi & Saatchi exec, say : ADMAN
14. Part of a skate park : RAMP
15. Sign of rot : ODOR
16. Man of Milano : UOMO
17. High-maintenance stars : DIVAS
18. Drilling org. : ROTC
22. Military branch with wings? : AIRARM
24. Obtained : PROCURED
25. President, e.g.: Abbr. : LDR
28. "Blazing Saddles" co-star Madeline : KAHN
29. Coated, in a way, as metal : ANODIZED
30. "Don't mention it" : NOPROB
32. When Thanksgiving falls: Abbr. : THU
33. Constrain : HOLDIN
36. Spending limit : CAP
38. Bond girl Tatiana : ROMANOVA
39. Greenhouse for citrus fruit : ORANGERY
40. Barbie owner : MATTEL
41. Lip-puckering : SOUR
42. Dallas-to-Memphis dir. : ENE
47. Henry, to Shakespeare : HAL
48. Soft palate appendage : UVULA
49. Washington lobbyists' location : KSTREET
50. Time off ... or a hint to this puzzle's theme : RANDR
51. Asian household helper : AMAH
53. Tibetan monk : LAMA
54. Given the boot : AXED
55. Straighten (up) : TIDY
60. Heart's partner : SOUL
61. Many a northern Iraqi : KURD
62. Check out, in a way : OGLE
63. Torah holders : ARKS
65. Pi's follower : RHO
66. Kings' org. : NHL
67. Check out, so to speak : DIE
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