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Paula Gamache
Paula Gamache

NY Times, Sun, May 06, 2007 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:Paula Gamache
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: , Blocks: 78, Across Lite
Notepad: This diagramless is 17 squares wide by 17 squares deep and has regular crossword  symmetry. The first square across is the fourth square in the first row.
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© 2007, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Revise, as text : EDIT
5. ___ Lee cakes : SARA
9. South African novelist Gordimer : NADINE
11. Police blotter datum : ALIAS
13. *Bank write-off : BADDEBT
14. *Large cast-iron kettle : DUTCHOVEN
18. With linens still rumpled, say : UNMADE
19. ___ Hawkins Day : SADIE
20. Actress Hatcher : TERI
21. Hit the slopes : SKI
22. Part of a French oath : DIEU
24. Harsh : STARK
25. Maryland athlete, for short : TERP
27. *English tavern : PUBLICHOUSE
31. Lascivious look : LEER
32. Reply to a chat room joke : LOL
33. Comics dog : ODIE
34. Fortify : ENRICH
36. Sharpshooter in the shadows : SNIPER
38. *Kids' card game : CRAZYEIGHTS
41. Self-affirmation : YESIAM
42. Fragrant compounds : ESTERS
46. Mark Twain's jumping frog : DANL
47. Boat mover : OAR
49. 1997 Peter Fonda role : ULEE
50. *Object of a paleontological search : MISSINGLINK
55. Syllables preceding "voom" : VAVA
56. Pass on the Hill : ENACT
57. Word of woe : ALAS
59. Sen. Kennedy : TED
60. ___ City (Baghdad suburb) : SADR
61. Mild, weatherwise : BALMY
64. "The Devil's Advocate" co-star, 1997 : PACINO
67. *Reliable income producer : STEADYJOB
69. Verbal pat on the back ... or a hint to the first word of the answers to each of the six starred clues : WAYTOGO
70. Say "I told you so!" : GLOAT
71. Poetically forever : ETERNE
72. Some laptops : IBMS
73. Porgy's love : BESS
1. Icelandic epic : EDDA
2. Expired : DIED
3. Not yet up : INBED
4. Vietnamese holiday : TET
5. 1950s-'60s Arabian king : SAUD
6. Choir voices : ALTI
7. Wok-prepared side dish : RICE
8. Sigh of satisfaction : AAH
9. Cotton fabric originally loomed in China : NANKEEN
10. Fan : ADMIRER
12. ___ voce : SOTTO
13. Ado : BUSTLE
14. Smear on : DAUB
15. French calf : VEAU
16. Drops the ball : ERRS
17. Swoosh company : NIKE
19. Pas ___ (solo dance) : SEUL
23. Wall St. news : IPO
24. Sails : SHEETS
26. $$$$, in a travel guide : PRICY
28. Actress Anderson : LONI
29. "Got it, man!" : IDIG
30. Big nothing : CIPHER
32. Native of Tibet's capital : LHASAN
35. Cash alternative : CREDIT
36. Sch. term : SEM
37. Queue after Q : RSTUV
39. Pizazz : ZING
40. Dixie address : YALL
43. High spirits : ELATION
44. Payback : REVENGE
45. Jet boat name : SEADOO
47. The Beatles' "It's ___ Love" : ONLY
48. Letters before an 11-Across : AKA
50. Snafu : MESS
51. ___ the kill : INAT
52. Marquis de ___ : SADE
53. Skinny sort : SCRAG
54. Metrical foot : IAMB
58. Sudden burst : SPATE
61. Letters on a party invite : BYOB
62. Stuck, after "in" : AJAM
63. Some are odd : LOTS
65. Mates' assents : AYES
66. Midpoints: Abbr. : CTRS
68. Roman 551 : DLI
69. ___ of deceit : WEB

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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