Byron Walden
Byron Walden

NY Times, Sun, Sep 21, 2008 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:Byron Walden
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: , Blocks: 113, Across Lite
Notepad: This diagramless is 17 squares wide by 17 squares deep and has left/right symmetry. The first square across is the seventh square in the first row
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© 2008, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Sky blue : AZURE
6. Adjust the relative value of, as a currency : REPEG
7. *Branch of hydrology? : DIVININGROD
13. Tums target : ACID
14. "Me neither" : NORI
15. *Orchestra members' aids : TUNINGFORKS
19. What candles sometimes signify : AGE
21. Science of the ear : OTOLOGY
22. Hearth residue : ASH
25. Plenty : LOTS
27. Common complimentary close : YOURS
28. "___ and Janis" (comic strip) : ARLO
29. First name in the Bible alphabetically : AARON
31. Common U.R.L. ending : NET
32. Time for a shower : APRIL
33. Inflated : BLEWUP
35. See 61-Across : ASTAND
36. Rubberneck : GAPE
37. Common U.R.L. ending : GOV
39. Matterhorn, for one : ALP
40. "Son of Frankenstein" drudge : YGOR
42. Start of a Latin 101 conjugation : AMO
43. Fall tool : RAKE
44. Competed : VIED
46. Locale for a massage : SPA
47. Gauge with units in cubic feet : GASMETER
49. 2000 George Clooney film, familiarly : OBROTHER
51. *Resistance fighter? : ANTIBODY
52. *Chicken leftover : WISHBONE
53. Guide for the Magi : STAR
54. Whence the Magi : EAST
55. Word that describes the answers to the six asterisked clues : YSHAPED
61. With 35-Across, commits oneself publicly : TAKES
62. Audience member with a hidden agenda : PLANT
1. Severe dryness : ARIDITY
2. "___ and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance" : ZEN
3. News inits. since 1958 : UPI
4. Stimpy's cartoon pal : REN
5. Yuletide quaffs : EGGNOGS
7. Fruit-bearing palm : DATETREE
8. Post-O.R. destination : ICU
9. Chianti or Soave : VINO
10. Actor Calhoun of old westerns : RORY
11. Sitcom planet of the 1970s-'80s : ORK
12. Unsettled state : DISARRAY
16. Lunch time : NOON
17. Stick stuff that sticks stuff : GLUE
18. Setting in many a western : FORT
19. Certain Gulf Stater : ALABAMAN
20. *Ends of some fields : GOALPOSTS
23. *Dennis the Menace zinger? : SLINGSHOT
24. Not finally fill, as an employment position : HOLDOPEN
26. Farm female : SOW
28. Likely : APT
30. Of very little value : NUGATORY
32. Disparaged : ASPERSED
34. Nosed (around) : POKED
35. Defense story : ALIBI
36. Crazy in love, maybe : GAGA
38. With 41-Down, like triple plays in baseball : VERY
39. Swear to : AVOW
41. See 38-Down : RARE
43. Singer McEntire : REBA
45. Capital of Qatar : DOHA
48. Univ. on the Charles River : MIT
50. "Frank TV" channel : TBS
56. Speedway letters : STP
57. "Malcolm in the Middle" dad : HAL
58. Wanted poster abbr. : AKA
59. Autograph hound's need : PEN
60. D.C. winter setting : EST

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

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