Fred Piscop
Fred Piscop

NY Times, Sun, Aug 19, 2012 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:Fred Piscop
Editor:Will Shortz
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© 2012, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Let pass, as a rain delay : WAITOUT
8. Signed, as a check : ENDORSED
10. Love letter letters : SWAK
14. Edith at a lectern? : TALKINGHEAD
17. Desert rarity : WATER
19. Empty portion of a full wine bottle : ULLAGE
20. Orbiter until 2001 : MIR
21. Place for garbage cans : ALLEY
22. Presidents' Day mo. : FEB
23. Nathan averting failure? : PASSINGLANE
26. Steak, on some menus : TURF
28. Yearbook sect. : SRS
29. Word of support : YEA
30. Brillo alternative : SOS
31. Concert buy : TEE
32. "Qué ___?" : PASA
34. Nobel's homeland : SWEDEN
37. Unsigned band's creation, once : DEMOTAPE
40. Trash verbally : DIS
41. Nicolas fluttering his eyelashes? : BATTINGCAGE
44. Foxlike : SLY
45. Contract terms, at times : LEGALESE
47. Martin Luther posting : THESES
50. Home to most Indians : ASIA
51. Genesis outcast : EVE
53. Mme., across the Pyrenees : SRA
54. Did a 10K, e.g. : RAN
56. Come-___ : ONS
57. Fisheye, e.g. : LENS
59. Sharon on a road crew? : PAVINGSTONE
63. Long of "Alfie" : NIA
64. Flared dress : ALINE
65. Tom, Dick and Harry : HES
66. Poster board : OAKTAG
69. Jamboree setups : TENTS
70. Vincent being inquisitive? : ASKINGPRICE
73. They can be inflated or bruised : EGOS
74. "Josie and the Pussycats" actress : TARAREID
75. PRNDL pick : REVERSE
1. Of excellent upbringing : WELLBRED
2. "My Way" lyricist Paul : ANKA
3. Hipster's "Gotcha!" : IDIG
4. Dial ___ (telephone sound) : TONE
5. Alternative to com or edu : ORG
6. Show to a theater seat, informally : USH
7. Is crawling (with) : TEEMS
9. "She loves me ..." flower : DAISY
10. Pirates' haul : SWAG
11. Boston's Green Monster, e.g. : WALL
12. Some library tomes : ATLASES
13. Really loving : KEENON
14. End of a lion's tail : TUFT
15. Unalaska native : ALEUT
16. Hangs on a line : DRIES
18. Some loaves : RYES
23. ___ & Whitney engines : PRATT
24. Verbally assault : ASSAIL
25. Folksy denial : NAW
27. Lame, as an excuse : FEEBLE
28. Word after tight or sweet : SPOT
33. Sleep clinic concern : APNEA
35. Defeat, barely : EDGE
36. Rig fuel : DIESEL
38. Contemporary of Mantle and Snider : MAYS
39. Prods, as into mischief : EGGSON
42. Mutinied ship of fiction : CAINE
43. [sigh] : ALAS
44. Cause of many nicks : SHAVING
46. Twilight time, to poets : EVENTIDE
47. Rose's home, in an Irish tune : TRALEE
48. Joule fraction : ERG
49. Sister of Malia : SASHA
52. "Giant Brain" of 1946 : ENIAC
53. Used a cuspidor : SPAT
55. SALT concern, in brief : NTEST
58. Herb in stuffing : SAGE
60. Really loving : INTO
61. Loch ___ : NESS
62. Herr Schindler : OSKAR
66. Cruel one : OGRE
67. Monkey-see-monkey-do sort : APER
68. Kristofferson in the Country Music Hall of Fame : KRIS
71. Ill temper : IRE
72. U.S.N.A. part: Abbr. : NAV
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