Frank Longo
Frank Longo

NY Times, Sun, Jun 11, 2000 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:Frank Longo
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: , Blocks: 124, Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Red carpet recipient : VIP
4. Separate into groups of two : PAIROFF
8. "Dallas" matriarch : MISSELLIE
10. Workout woe : ACHE
11. Defendant's opponent : SUER
12. "I like ___" : IKE
13. Mid-11th-century date : MLI
14. Man of many voices : BLANC
16. Jason jilted her : MEDEA
18. Canon competitor : XEROX
20. Rap sheet abbr. : AKA
22. It's donned for diving : SCUBA
25. It's donned for jousting : ARMOR
26. Neckwear with an aroma : LEI
27. Leaps on the ice : AXELS
29. Bus alternative : CAB
30. Swears by : DEPENDSON
35. "___ pasa?" : QUE
36. Firth of Clyde port : AYR
37. "___ Brockovich" : ERIN
38. Hollywood's Kazan : ELIA
39. Montréal article : UNE
40. "S*P*Y*S" org. : CIA
41. Money for Mandela : RAND
42. Valueless : NULL
43. Ideal ending? : ISM
44. Co. name ending : INC
45. Fails to feed : STARVES
47. Unagi, at a sushi bar : EEL
48. Word with Iron or Ice : AGE
49. Nabisco package : OREOS
50. Test : TRY
51. Not straight : GAY
52. Not destined to be incurred : AVOIDABLE
58. Big name in anatomy : HENRYGRAY
59. SeaWorld attraction : SEAL
60. Lighten : EASE
1. It's gripping in the workshop : VISE
2. Wrath : IRE
3. D.C. insiders : POLS
4. Forty-niner's tool : PICKAX
5. Far from ruddy : ASHEN
6. Watery amusement park ride : FLUME
7. Places for some marshals or mice : FIELDS
8. Like some shopping : MAILORDER
9. Waterway with 82 locks : ERIECANAL
14. Someone to hang with : BRO
15. Neil Sedaka hit : CALENDARGIRL
16. Ill-fated occasion for the Titanic : MAIDENVOYAGE
17. "La Cage ___ Folles" : AUX
18. Looking beneath the surface? : XRAYING
19. Welcome with open arms : EMBRACE
21. Mattel doll : KEN
23. "Can it!" : BEQUIET
24. Four-time Indianapolis 500 winner : ALUNSER
25. Mimosa family member : ACACIA
28. In good taste : SEEMLY
31. Important times : ERAS
32. Kind of bean : PINTO
33. Swings around : SLUES
34. Most Monets : OILS
46. Well-practiced : READY
52. Sighed sounds : AHS
53. Flying geese formation : VEE
54. ___ trial basis : ONA
55. Invisible means of support? : BRA
56. Part of U.N.L.V. : LAS
57. One of Argus's hundred : EYE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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