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Peter Gordon
Peter Gordon

NY Times, Sun, Jun 24, 2001 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:Peter Gordon
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: , Blocks: 86, Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Swift : RAPID
6. Unwanted e-mail : SPAM
10. Like winter windshields : ICEDUP
12. Lotto-like games : KENOS
14. Ali Baba's magic words : OPENSESAME
18. Russian church topper : ONIONDOME
21. Spud : TATER
22. Eland or gnu : ANTELOPE
23. Epinephrine treats it : ASTHMA
24. Solder component : LEAD
25. Pallid : WAN
26. Globe : ORB
28. Equal, as a bet : SEE
29. Poetic adverb : EER
30. Equal, as a bet : CALL
32. Santa ___, Calif. : ANA
34. Noble people : SALTOFTHEEARTH
38. Sings without words : SCATS
41. It often follows you : ARE
42. Aries and Taurus, e.g. : AUTOS
43. "Wait a second!" : HOLDEVERYTHING
48. Pipe joint : ELL
49. Past due : LATE
50. Winding road's shape : ESS
51. Noted British ref. : OED
53. Downcast : SAD
54. Icel. surrounder : ATL
55. Desk accessory : LAMP
59. Eat : INGEST
61. Bother : NUISANCE
63. Grenoble "gracias" : MERCI
64. Nonsense : POPPYCOCK
65. Level land by a river : FLOODPLAIN
69. Half of a hard four, in craps : DEUCE
70. Relate again : RETELL
71. Biathlete's gear : SKIS
72. Food that is the key to this puzzle's theme : BAGEL
1. Ready to be picked : RIPE
2. Flexible blackjack card : ACE
3. Bic product : PEN
4. Driver's license, passport, etc.: Abbr. : IDS
5. Songs for two : DUETS
6. Brand of chewing tobacco : SKOAL
7. Tubular pasta : PENNE
8. Screenwriter Loos : ANITA
9. Gave a stock answer? : MOOED
11. H.S. exams : PSATS
13. "Weekend Update" show, briefly : SNL
14. Harbinger : OMEN
15. Essentially : ATHEART
16. Keepsake : MEMENTO
17. Pitcher's stat : ERA
19. Wooden pin : DOWEL
20. Abstract style : OPART
23. Up to the task : ABLE
26. Mendelssohn work in E flat : OCTET
27. "Go, team!" : RAH
29. Canvas holder : EASEL
31. Inclines : LEANS
33. Comments to a masseur : AHS
34. Not irr. : STD
35. Worked on a shell : OARED
36. Lie in the hot sun : FRY
37. Perseids' mo. : AUG
38. Any ship : SHE
39. Silver eagle wearer : COLONEL
40. Brisk : ALLEGRO
44. Cosmic : VAST
45. H look-alike : ETA
46. Plenty steamed : HETUP
47. Home to Long Island's MacArthur Airport : ISLIP
52. Look of a room : DECOR
54. Ever's partner : ANON
55. Boxing glove parts : LACES
56. Actress Aimée : ANOUK
57. Year in Edward I's reign : MCCCI
58. Lap dogs, for short : PEKES
59. U.N. agency that makes loans : IMF
60. It usually doesn't have a hit : SIDEB
62. Barrett of rock : SYD
64. Disagreeable person : PILL
66. School org. : PTA
67. Fibula's place : LEG
68. Adam's ___ (water) : ALE

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

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