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Fred Piscop
Fred Piscop

NY Times, Sun, Sep 30, 2012 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:Fred Piscop
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: , Blocks: 76, Across Lite
Notepad: This diagramless is 17 squares wide by 17 squares deep and has regular crossword symmetry. 1-Across begins in the first square of the first row.
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© 2012, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Fastener for a padlock : HASP
5. Members of a yellow fleet : CABS
9. Putting up, as a building : ERECTING
14. XXX-rated : ADULT
16. It's drawn : SIXSHOOTER
19. Ladies' man : ROMEO
20. Political label for Vt.'s Bernie Sanders : SOC
21. Habitually lazy : INDOLENT
23. Makes zigzags, e.g. : SEWS
25. Cathartic-yielding plants : SENNAS
27. Bogged down : MIRED
29. Unfilled-slot abbr. : TBA
30. Designer Cassini : OLEG
31. It's drawn : CONCLUSION
33. Switchblade wielder : SLASHER
36. Feature of a baseball or golf shoe : CLEAT
37. Nancy of "Entertainment Tonight" : ODELL
40. Line from the left ventricle : AORTA
41. It's drawn : BLOODSAMPLE
45. Great, on a diploma : MAGNA
48. Beyond weird : OUTRE
49. Clarifying words : IMEAN
50. Detach, as a coupon : TEAROFF
55. It's drawn : CARICATURE
60. Airline whose name means "skyward" : ELAL
61. Fleet leader: Abbr. : ADM
62. Demagnetize, say : ERASE
63. Catholic's act of devotion : NOVENA
65. Loo : HEAD
67. Like after-hours clubs : OPENLATE
69. Charlie's ride, in song : MTA
71. Render harmless : UNARM
73. It's drawn : DEEPBREATH
75. Port of Alaska : SITKA
76. Places for clerical robes : VESTRIES
77. Corp. V.I.P.'s : CEOS
78. Gucci of fashion : ALDO
1. Dame Myra : HESS
2. Operatic passages : ARIOSOS
3. Egg or sperm : SEXCELL
4. Mac alternatives : PCS
5. OPEC, for one : CARTEL
6. Botheration : ADO
7. The Brooklyn Dodgers, as they were affectionately known : BUMS
8. More wintry, weatherwise : SLEETIER
10. Stuff : THINGS
11. Isle near Mull : IONA
12. Some auction action : NODS
13. Classic muscle car : GTO
15. Barge transporter : TOWBOAT
17. Fiery saint? : ELMO
18. Jockey strap : REIN
22. Reactor-overseeing org. : NRC
24. Seasonal temp : SANTA
26. Grant-awarding org. : NEA
28. Of a nobleman : DUCAL
31. Literally, "I believe" : CREDO
32. Tart fruit : SLOE
34. "Boo" or "yoo" follower : HOO
35. Shogun's capital : EDO
38. The N.C.A.A.'s Fighting Tigers : LSU
39. It may be ordered "grande" or "venti" : LATTE
41. ___ B'rith : BNAI
42. Tilter's weapon : LANCE
43. Desert Storm chow, briefly : MRE
44. Shepherd's pie morsel : PEA
45. Book after Jonah : MICAH
46. Movie about Mozart : AMADEUS
47. Like English or Icelandic : GERMANIC
51. Turn back : REVERT
52. World Cup chant : OLE
53. Deliveries to celebrities : FANMAIL
54. Lowered in pitch : FLATTED
56. Therapeutic emanations : AROMAS
57. Dance like Gregory Hines : TAP
58. Played for a sap : USED
59. Lacoste of tennis : RENE
63. Mane locale : NAPE
64. Wagering sites, for short : OTBS
66. Coin feature : DATE
68. Asher ___ (Potok character) : LEV
70. Jocular "Got it!" : AHSO
72. Original "King Kong" studio : RKO
74. One for the history books : ERA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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