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Byron Walden
Byron Walden

NY Times, Sun, Jul 16, 2006 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:Byron Walden
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 18, Columns: 18, Words: , Blocks: 76, Across Lite
Notepad: This diagramless is 18 squares wide by 18 squares deep and has regular crossword symmetry. The first square across is the fourth square in the first row.
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© 2006, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Not completely : PARTLY
7. ___ 7 and up : AGES
11. Mountaineer's risky challenge : PERILOUSASCENT
15. Having no ulterior motive : PERFECTLYINNOCENT
18. Out of bed : ARISEN
19. Bathrobe fabrics : TERRIES
20. Stole stuff? : FUR
21. Stiff : RIGID
22. Riverbed deposits : SILTS
23. Cut (down) : PARE
24. Actress Best : EDNA
25. Figs. : NOS
26. Slow on the uptake : DENSE
27. Some lights : NEONS
29. Batter starter : EGG
30. Churchill and fellow pols : TORIES
31. Converse rival : ADIDAS
33. Ground breaker : HOE
34. Past and present : TENSES
35. System to adopt : REGIMEN
37. A question of bravery : DAREI
38. Lumps that are easy to take : SUGAR
39. "Bust a Move" rapper : YOUNGMC
41. Sundae nuts : PECANS
43. Hot off the press : NEW
44. Indian turnover : SAMOSA
47. Tonic and soda : MIXERS
48. Ring stat : KOS
49. Sad sack : LOSER
50. Maine university town : ORONO
51. Away's partner : FAR
52. "What ___?" : NEXT
53. Entente : PACT
54. Andrea ___ (ill-fated ship) : DORIA
56. PC data format : ASCII
57. Tony winner Hagen : UTA
58. Popular face cream : NOXZEMA
60. Put in a crate : ENCASE
61. Mixed-product label … or a title for this puzzle : PERCENTAGECONTENT
64. Lima speakers have it : PERUVIANACCENT
65. Spoiled by ease : SOFT
66. Measure of consumption? : TBTEST
1. Heritage from Xerxes : PERSIANDESCENT
2. Barked like Sandy : ARFED
3. Nothing: Fr. : RIEN
4. Pampering, for short : TLC
5. Mississippi senator Trent : LOTT
6. Christmastimes : YULES
7. Dermatology cases : ACNES
8. Metro and Prizm : GEOS
9. Ltr. accompanier : ENC
10. Actress Powers of 1980's TV : STEFANIE
11. Dressing gown : PEIGNOIR
12. Shot putter? : SYRINGE
13. Holder of flying records : AIRLOG
14. Peevish states : SNITS
15. Puffed up (oneself) : PRIDED
16. Temperature takers : NURSES
17. Forest units : TREES
18. Place to play : ARENA
23. Lure for deer used by hunters : PERSIMMONSCENT
26. Northernmost county of Ireland : DONEGAL
28. Southwest cactus : SAGUARO
29. Many lifetimes : EON
30. Shorebirds : TERNS
32. Stop and Merge : SIGNS
33. The "H" of H.M.S. : HER
34. Upsilon preceder : TAU
36. Postgrad degs. : MAS
37. Chemical giant : DOW
39. "Absolutely!" : YES
40. Sine's reciprocal : COSECANT
41. Eye patch wearer, perhaps : PIRATE
42. Outer skins : EXOCARPS
43. Overthrown Panamanian dictator : NORIEGA
45. Hardly gender-neutral : SEXIST
46. Reedman Shaw : ARTIE
47. Clean the last remnants of : MOPUP
48. President Hamid of Afghanistan : KARZAI
51. "American Idol" airer : FOXTV
54. Dunkable item : DONUT
55. Catkin : AMENT
56. Entry fees? : ANTES
58. Indoor football maker : NERF
59. Hail ___ : ACAB
60. Suffix with infer : ENCE
62. Co. head : CEO
63. World Series mo. : OCT

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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