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NY Times, Sun, Aug 27, 2006 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 seventh square in the first row.
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© 2006, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Fleet : FAST
5. Head of a fleet: Abbr. : ADM
8. Standoffish : ALOOF
10. Korean carmaker : KIA
13. Sternum : BREASTBONE
15. Tennis champ Roddick : ANDY
17. Pension drawer : RETIREE
18. Minor complaint : NIT
19. Casual tops : TEES
20. Breaks off a romance : ENDSIT
21. Together, after "in" : SYNC
22. Uncle Miltie : BERLE
23. Throat clearings : AHEMS
24. Popular exercise equipment : THIGHMASTER
26. Enterprise captain Jean-___ Picard : LUC
27. Gillette razor : ATRA
29. Unproven phenomenon, briefly : ESP
30. Friend of Pooh and Piglet : ROO
32. Light and breezy : AIRY
34. Song that may have trills : ARIA
35. Measly amount (and a hint to 13-, 24-, 48- and 63-Across) : CHICKENFEED
38. Clock sound : TOCK
39. Potter's need : SOIL
40. Fall away : EBB
43. Camel's end? : ASH
44. Prohibitionists : DRYS
46. ___ de France : ILE
48. Fancy footwear : WINGTIPSHOE
54. Home theater component : TUNER
56. Hodgepodges : OLIOS
57. The whole schmear : ATOZ
58. Mideast border river : JORDAN
59. Twins' home: Abbr. : MINN
60. Shepherd's locale : LEA
61. Advertises : MARKETS
62. Mexican peninsula : BAJA
63. Women's garb for aerobics : LEGWARMERS
65. Stanford foe, for short : CAL
66. Bond and others : SPIES
67. Crafty : SLY
68. Hide's partner : SEEK
1. It may be tempted : FATE
2. Priest's vestment : ALB
3. Woody Allen's wife : SOONYI
4. Getting in shape, with "up" : TONING
5. Like Radio City Music Hall : ARTDECO
6. Thomas Jefferson's religious belief : DEISM
7. Oscar winner Tomei : MARISA
9. Command to Fido : FETCH
10. Noted handbag designer : KATESPADE
11. Not moving : INERT
12. Dancing partner for Fred : ADELE
13. 1959 Charlton Heston epic : BENHUR
14. 6-0, e.g. : SET
16. River through Belgium : YSER
17. "Get ___!" (Dr. Phil's advice) : REAL
21. Formidable lawyer : SHARK
22. Count in jazz : BASIE
24. Bridge player's quest : TRICK
25. Just : MERELY
28. Martial art : TAICHI
31. Like stop signs : OCTAGONAL
33. "Sure!" : YES
34. Lit : AFIRE
36. Has the microphone, say : HOSTS
37. Vivarin rival : NODOZ
41. Book maker : BINDERY
42. Meadow sounds : BLEATS
45. Nor'easters, e.g. : STORMS
47. Sea eagles : ERNS
48. Baby carrier : WOMB
49. Of a pelvic bone : ILIAC
50. Black-clad warrior : NINJA
51. Becomes tiresome : PALLS
52. Brews : STEEPS
53. Grinder : HOAGIE
55. 1990's sitcom nerd : URKEL
58. Cookie holder : JAR
61. Aid in anonymity : MASK
64. Munchkinlike : WEE

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

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