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Fred Piscop
Fred Piscop

NY Times, Sun, Jun 09, 2013 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:Fred Piscop
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. 1-Across begins in the third square of the first row.
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© 2013, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Nativity scene trio : MAGI
5. Venetian blind part : SLAT
9. Leave unmentioned : OMIT
10. Gyro bread : PITA
11. Hardly a fashionable dresser : FRUMP
16. Maze solution : PATH
17. Postaccident reassurance : IMOK
18. Region of Asia Minor : IONIA
19. Kadett automaker : OPEL
21. Houdini, notably : ESCAPEARTIST
24. Not do much of anything : LOAF
25. Place to "eat at" : JOES
26. Chilling downpours : SLEETS
27. Almost defunct : MORIBUND
29. Uttered : SAID
30. Shogun capital : EDO
31. Dot follower : ORG
32. Word with cord or column : SPINAL
34. All thumbs : CLUMSY
36. Convention handout : NAMETAG
38. Suffix with acetyl : ENE
39. Witness to the Fort McHenry attack of 1814 : KEY
40. Refund check org. : IRS
42. Dratted : DOGGONE
46. Contents of some arks : TORAHS
49. Less trusting : WARIER
50. Two-timing sort : CAD
51. Whiz : PRO
52. Really bug : RILE
53. Symbol of approval : GOLDSEAL
55. Syrup sources : MAPLES
58. Product of a domesticated insect : SILK
59. French door feature : PANE
60. Bill Clinton's birthplace : HOPEARKANSAS
62. Really bugs : IRKS
63. Colleague of Kent and Lane : OLSEN
64. Therapist's comment : ISEE
65. Rosemary, e.g. : HERB
67. Lightheaded? : BLOND
68. Sci-fi writer Stephenson : NEAL
69. Ice cream flavor : OREO
70. Japanese liquor : SAKE
71. Fruit that's been halved and hidden in four of this puzzle's answers : PEAR
1. Wander dejectedly : MOPEAROUND
2. Tourist town SE of Naples : AMALFI
3. "Scram!" : GIT
4. Spillane novel that introduced Mike Hammer : ITHEJURY
5. Having pepper or paprika, say : SPICED
6. Beans in succotash : LIMAS
7. Resting on : ATOP
8. Prepares to shoot : TAKESAIM
11. Tried to shoot : FIREDAT
12. Learn by ___ : ROTE
13. Curriculum element : UNIT
14. Go wide of the mark : MISS
15. Butter amount : PAT
19. Ancient Mexican : OLMEC
20. One named Fifi, stereotypically : POODLE
22. MP3 download : SONG
23. Dress with a flare : ALINE
28. The Red Sox, on scoreboards : BOS
29. Fix : SPAY
32. Elvis facial expression : SNEER
33. Dragon's home : LAIR
35. Catty remark? : MEOW
37. Vine-supporting framework : GRAPEARBOR
39. Banjo's spot in "Oh! Susanna" : KNEE
41. Recoiled, as in fear : SHRANK
43. Lei, for one : GARLAND
44. Pam of "Jackie Brown" : GRIER
45. Mariners' foul weather wear : OILSKINS
46. Chat with co-workers, maybe : TALKSHOP
47. Having no mate : ODD
48. Cobbler's stock : SOLES
50. RC, e.g. : COLA
53. Supermodel B√ľndchen : GISELE
54. Rose family shrub : SPIREA
55. Gangster's gal : MOLL
56. Lhasa ___ : APSO
57. Hammerhead part : PEEN
58. Underhanded sort : SNEAK
60. Play ___ with (do harm to) : HOB
61. On the briny : ASEA
66. Bard's "before" : ERE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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