NY Times, Sun, Jul 12, 2009 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:Jim Hyres
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: , Blocks: 88, Across Lite
Notepad: This diagramless is 17 squares wide by 17 squares deep and has regular crossword symmetry. The first square across is the first box in the first row
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© 2009, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Sports venue : ARENA
6. Guns, as an engine : REVS
10. "Uh-uh" : NODICE
12. Tree with easily peeled bark : BIRCH
13. "Not a good idea!" : YOULLBESORRY
15. "___ Pinafore" : HMS
18. Enter, as evidence : SUBMIT
19. Certain Pacific Islander : SAMOAN
21. Summer coolers : ADES
23. Symbol of limpness : WETRAG
25. Very imposing : LARGERTHANLIFE
29. Longtime radio host : IMUS
30. Tampa Bay squad : RAYS
31. Extra in "The Sound of Music" : NUN
32. Spotted : SEEN
33. Bull's counterpart : BEAR
35. Extensive : VAST
36. It's hard to say : TONGUETWISTER
40. Kitten's plaything : YARN
42. Itar-___ news agency : TASS
43. "See ya" : TATA
44. All alternative : ERA
45. Western Indians : UTES
47. Resign : QUIT
48. Is a rabble-rouser : STIRSUPTROUBLE
52. Stately dance : MINUET
53. All alternative : SOME
54. Once in a blue moon : SELDOM
56. New York's ___ Lake : ONEIDA
60. Quattro less uno : TRE
61. Not playing it safe : RUNNINGARISK
66. Natives of northern Ohio : ERIES
67. 6-3, e.g., in tennis : ONESET
68. Fashion initials : DKNY
69. What the ends of 13-, 25-, 36-, 48- and 61-Across are : GAMES
1. Whichever : ANY
2. Friend of Pooh and Piglet : ROO
3. Student's e-mail address suffix : EDU
4. Guitarist Lofgren : NILS
5. Human rights org. : ACLU
6. Not a peaceful protester : RIOTER
7. Miscalculate, e.g. : ERR
8. Den items : VCRS
9. Shrink (from) : SHYAWAY
11. Go back : EBB
12. The Beatles' "Revolution" or "P.S. I Love You" : BSIDE
14. Slate and others : EMAGS
15. "The ___ Baltimore" : HOTL
16. Pasta topping : MARINARA
17. Mix-ups : SNAFUS
20. ___ room : MENS
22. They're drawn when choosing : STRAWS
24. Chap : GENT
25. Use, as a cot : LIEON
26. Prayer ending : AMEN
27. You may need to step on it : RUNG
28. Spy Mata ___ : HARI
32. Drain insert : STRAINER
33. Tough problems : BEASTS
34. U.F.O. pilots : ETS
35. G.M. sports car, for short : VETTE
37. Lone Star State sch. : UTEP
38. Concert souvenir : STUB
39. Kite part : TAIL
40. Polite but quaint affirmative : YESM
41. Manet or Monet : ARTIST
45. One way to buy : USED
46. Gave special instruction : TUTORED
47. Powerful card : QUEEN
49. Preside (over) : RULE
50. "60 Minutes" regular : ROONEY
51. Old Dodge models : OMNIS
55. Darkness : MURK
57. "Where did ___ wrong?" : IGO
58. "Shoot!" : DANG
59. Square footage : AREA
62. Diarist Anaïs : NIN
63. Doctrine : ISM
64. "Get it?" : SEE
65. Gold purity measures: Abbr. : KTS
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