Brendan Emmett Quigley
Brendan Emmett Quigley

NY Times, Sun, May 02, 2010 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: , Blocks: 77, Across Lite
Notepad: This diagramless is 17 squares wide by 17 squares deep and has regular crossword symmetry. The first square across is the second box in the first row.
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© 2010, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Canada's capital : OTTAWA
7. Dict. label for shortened words : ABBR
11. From Scandinavia : NORDIC
12. Capt. Parmenter's sitcom command : FTROOP
14. Kiss : SMOOCH
15. Herb used in salsa : CILANTRO
17. Darkness : MURK
18. Auto mechanic's tool : GREASEGUN
19. Withdrawn : SHY
21. "South Pacific" lady : NELLIE
24. Like some clothes that come out of a too-hot dryer : SHRUNK
25. Yuletide drinks : NOGS
27. Quaint opening to a love letter : DEAREST
29. Instruction bit : STEP
30. 1990s TV series starring Mandy Patinkin : CHICAGOHOPE
32. Product touted as "la cerveza mas fina" : CORONA
33. Farmers for the lord : SERFS
37. Clayey soils : LOAMS
39. MSNBC host Olbermann : KEITH
41. They're made in court : PLEAS
43. Marlins' div. : NLEAST
46. J. D. Salinger collection : NINESTORIES
50. Colombian city : CALI
54. Ones discriminating against older people : AGEISTS
55. "At Wit's End" writer Bombeck : ERMA
56. Soccer star Chastain : BRANDI
58. Processes, as ore : SMELTS
60. Atlantis docked with it in 1995 : MIR
61. Its larva is a leaf-eating pest : GYPSYMOTH
63. Art Deco artist Lalique : RENE
65. St. Peter's ___ : BASILICA
66. Some bankers? : PILOTS
68. Floating : NATANT
69. Japanese dogs : AKITAS
70. Mao Tse-___ : TUNG
71. Lavish with food and drink : REGALE
1. Clip-___ (some sunglasses) : ONS
2. Women's fragrance from Hilfiger : TOMMYGIRL
3. Pants, in slang : TROU
4. Trim : ADORN
5. 1991 top 10 hit for Chris Isaak : WICKEDGAME
6. German exclamation : ACH
7. "Finally" : ATLAST
8. Forward : BRASH
9. Gaffes : BONERS
10. Cheap booze : ROTGUT
12. Old cry of disgust : FIE
13. Trim : PRUNE
15. People who give you the willies : CREEPS
16. Peeling potatoes at a military base, say : ONKP
18. Aircraft type, for short : GIRO
19. 1960s civil rights org. : SNCC
20. "Aren't we the comedian?!" : HOHO
22. Regulus's constellation : LEO
23. "Well, ___-di-dah!" : LAH
26. A cone might hold one : SCOOP
28. Hide's partner : SEEK
31. Incredibly persnickety : ANAL
34. Tenants' protest : RENTSTRIKE
35. Dough in baklava : FILO
36. Metric unit of volume : STERE
38. Performed in a musical : SANG
40. 1970s-'80s rock genre : HAIRMETAL
42. Afternoon break : SIESTA
44. Conductor's start? : SEMI
45. Bygone autocrat : TSAR
47. "The Secret of ___" (1982 film) : NIMH
48. Suffix with Brooklyn : ESE
49. The Rams, on scoreboards : STL
50. Bygone N.Y.C. rock club : CBGB
51. Ancient Indo-European : ARYAN
52. Breaks gently against : LAPSAT
53. Untouched : INSITU
54. Targeting : AIMING
57. "Knockin' on Heaven's Door" songwriter : DYLAN
59. Baseball commissioner who launched interleague play : SELIG
62. World Series mo. : OCT
64. ___ dry eye in the house : NOTA
66. Course number : PAR
67. Detroit-to-Miami dir. : SSE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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