Fred Piscop
Fred Piscop

NY Times, Sun, May 27, 2012 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:Fred Piscop
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: , Blocks: 74, Across Lite
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© 2012, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Foot's opposite : HEAD
5. TV lineups, for short : SKEDS
10. Hideous : UGLY
11. Toe of Italy's boot : CALABRIA
14. Haunted house sound : MOAN
15. *Dearie : HONEYBUNCH
17. Rowdy crowds : MOBS
19. One way to order 69-Down : ALAMODE
21. "A ___ bagatelle" : MERE
22. Klink's rank on "Hogan's Heroes": Abbr. : COL
23. Dumbbell : MORON
24. "Ghosts" playwright : IBSEN
25. Skinflints : CHEAPOS
28. Tussaud's title: Abbr. : MME
29. Easily carved mineral : ALABASTER
32. Shia leader : IMAM
34. "Animal House" college : FABER
35. Speak highly of : TOUT
37. "___ pray" : LETUS
39. "Turn to Stone" rock grp. : ELO
40. *1961 Henry Mancini song : MOONRIVER
43. Diplomat Hammarskjöld : DAG
45. Clio award contenders : ADMEN
47. Fill to the gills : SATE
48. Made sure of : SAWTO
50. Life of Riley : EASE
51. "Macarena" group : LOSDELRIO
53. Courtroom figs. : DAS
54. Venus and Serena Williams, e.g. : SISTERS
55. Shakespearean forest : ARDEN
58. Wise ones : SAGES
61. Bishop's jurisdiction : SEE
62. Churlish sort : LOUT
63. Passenger's restraint : LAPBELT
65. Tiny, to a tot : ITSY
66. *Way to right a capsized kayak : ESKIMOROLL
68. Australian mine find : OPAL
70. Sana native : YEMENITE
71. Winter coating : RIME
72. Condoms-on-bananas course : SEXED
73. Go like the dickens : TEAR
1. *Modest digs : HUMBLEABODE
2. Prima donnas' problems : EGOS
3. Montgomery's state: Abbr. : ALA
4. Go-getters : DYNAMOS
5. Flexible Flyer, e.g. : SLED
6. 1960s TV's "The Danny ___ Show" : KAYE
7. Fall back : EBB
8. Rhythmic percussion : DRUMBEAT
9. Trigonometry ratios : SINES
11. "Catch a Falling Star" singer : COMO
12. Like some comments on blogs: Abbr. : ANON
13. One of the "north forty" : ACRE
15. Ralph Kramden laugh syllable : HAR
16. Brooding one : HEN
17. Golden Arches java chain : MCCAFE
18. "Sexy!" : OOHLALA
20. Got whipped by : LOSTTO
24. Engrosses fully : IMMERSES
26. $5 bill, in slang : ABE
27. Spaghetti and meatballs topping : PARMESAN
28. Post marking at a racetrack : MILE
30. Time immemorial : EONS
31. Like Mayberry : RURAL
33. *Dirty fighter, of sorts : MUDWRESTLER
36. Josip Broz ___ : TITO
38. Mad magazine pieces : SATIRES
41. Till compartment : ONES
42. Cutter or clipper : VESSEL
44. Foolish : GOOSEY
46. Stepped on it : MADETIME
49. ___-rock : ALT
52. Twist : DISTORT
55. Cream ___ : ALE
56. Like Santa's cheeks : ROSY
57. You may put 'em up : DUKES
58. Cleaner target : SPOT
59. Up to the job : ABLE
60. Toothpaste variety : GEL
63. Set apart : LONE
64. Dry : ARID
65. "Today ___ man" : IAMA
67. Tex-___ : MEX
69. Word that can follow the starts of the answers to the five starred clues : PIE
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