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Fred Piscop
Fred Piscop

NY Times, Sun, Jun 20, 2004 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:Fred Piscop
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 fifth square in the first row.
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© 2004, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Capital of Peru : LIMA
5. Wild guess : STAB
9. Baseball boss: Abbr. : MGR
12. Quatrain scheme : ABAB
13. Something to crack : CODE
14. "Exodus" hero : ARI
15. Rack items, informally : MAGS
16. Cab Calloway catchphrase : HIDEHO
19. Cost of a shaving mishap? : NICKPRICE
22. Cost of a tow? : PULLTAB
23. "Peter Pan" pirate : SMEE
24. Dervish's faith : ISLAM
26. Vogue rival : ELLE
27. Sticker stat, for short : MPG
28. Sculptor's medium : STONE
29. Stand up to : DEFY
30. Bit of pond gunk : ALGA
33. Nissan model : SENTRA
35. Cost of an apartment overseer? : SUPERCHARGE
38. You can believe it : CREED
43. "West Side Story" song : AMERICA
44. Relates again : RETELLS
46. Analyze grammatically : PARSE
47. Cost of a large bovine? : BUFFALOBILL
51. Consequence of iodine deficiency : GOITER
53. Don Juan's mother : INEZ
54. Teens' road safety org. : SADD
58. Subway entrance : STILE
59. ___-El (Superman's birth name) : KAL
61. "The Morning Watch" writer : AGEE
62. Tutu fabric : TULLE
63. "Wanna make ___?" : ABET
65. Cost of cooling equipment? : FANFARE
67. Cost of a pet dog? : SPOTCHECK
71. 1844 Verdi opera : ERNANI
72. Distinctive air : AURA
73. To boot : TOO
74. Colorful Apple : IMAC
75. Lowlife : SCUM
76. Mil. command posts : HQS
77. Genesis son : SETH
78. Name for a herding dog : SHEP
1. Reading light : LAMP
2. Construction beam : IBAR
3. Gift-bearing trio : MAGI
4. Graph coordinate : ABSCISSA
5. Senator Charles of New York : SCHUMER
6. Plug away : TOIL
7. Discombobulated : ADDLED
8. Projecting, as brows : BEETLE
9. Staffs : MANS
10. Folklore family name : GRIMM
11. Thin writing material : RICEPAPER
17. Grapefruit portion : HALF
18. Toe the line : OBEY
20. Ones hanging around alleys : KEGLERS
21. Fragrant compound : ESTER
22. Former sporty Italian auto : PANTERA
25. Past the hole, as a golf shot : LONG
31. "Peer Gynt" Suite composer : GRIEG
32. Duke's sports org. : ACC
34. Follow, as advice : ACTON
35. Chucklehead : SAP
36. Actress Thurman : UMA
37. Regular : HABITUE
39. Wife of Isaac : REBEKAH
40. Windsor monarch : ELIZABETH
41. Pipe bend : ELL
42. Alternative to dial-up, briefly : DSL
45. Teacher of Samuel : ELI
48. Elec., for one : UTIL
49. Brings down : FELLS
50. Annie Oakley : FREEPASS
52. Head-in-the-sand sort : OSTRICH
54. Something to crack : SAFE
55. Ice cream thickener : AGAR
56. Eckersley of Cooperstown : DENNIS
57. Sling mud at : DEFAME
60. "___ d'Or" : LECOQ
64. W.B.A. endings : TKOS
66. Gray's subj. : ANAT
68. "That smarts!" : OUCH
69. In alignment : TRUE
70. Rough it : CAMP

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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