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Fred Piscop
Fred Piscop

NY Times, Sun, Sep 05, 2010 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:Fred Piscop
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: , Blocks: 78, Across Lite
Notepad: This diagramless is 17 squares wide by 17 squares deep and has regular crossword symmetry. 1-Across begins in the sixth square of the top row.
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© 2010, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Like swollen ankles or Champagne ready to be served : ICED
5. A, B+, C-, etc. : MARKS
10. Superior to : ABOVE
11. Pelvic bone-related : ILIAC
12. Ivory tower resident : ACADEMIC
15. Lethargic state : SOPOR
16. Taunts on a basketball court, e.g. : TRASHTALK
17. Playthings for two : SEESAWS
20. Pull together : UNITE
21. Mustangs' sch. : SMU
23. Nanki-___ of "The Mikado" : POO
24. Stupid blunder : BONER
25. Highly valued : ESTEEMED
29. Shows otherwise : REFUTES
34. Four-star reviews : RAVES
35. Org. for ex-soldiers : VFW
38. Degree seekers' hurdles : ORALS
39. Playground rejoinder : ARETOO
41. Like : ALA
42. Spam folder filler : JUNKEMAIL
44. Band aid : AMP
45. Shriner's cap adornment : TASSEL
47. Put on the books : ENACT
48. Net judge's call : LET
49. Queensland or Tasmania : STATE
50. Fills at the filling station : TANKSUP
53. "How dare you!" : THENERVE
55. Some open mic performers : POETS
59. Cut down : HEW
60. Nav. rank : ENS
62. Sign of life : PULSE
63. Sources of wisdom : ORACLES
67. Cat owner's buy : LITTERBOX
71. Workshop collection : TOOLS
72. Dismounts : UNHORSES
73. Bring out : EVOKE
74. Improvises, musically : SCATS
75. Turn away : REPEL
76. Be misanthropic : HATE
1. "Yeah, right!" : IBET
2. Stuporous sleep : COMA
3. From hell : EVIL
4. Sends to the canvas : DECKS
5. Wifey : MISSUS
6. Flowering succulent : ALOE
7. Opportune : RIPE
8. Villainous "Get Smart" organization : KAOS
9. Material for recycling : SCRAPMETAL
10. Hold fast : ADHERE
12. Florence's river : ARNO
13. Superman portrayer Dean : CAIN
14. Yellow-centered bloomer : ASTER
16. Margarine holder : TUB
18. Deplorably bad, old-style : WOESOME
19. The Auld ___ (Ireland) : SOD
22. Military dining hall worker : MESSMAN
26. Red hair and freckles, e.g. : TRAITS
27. Viscount's superior : EARL
28. Time to party, maybe : EVE
30. More revolting : FOULER
31. Coffee holder : URN
32. Break for coffee, say : TAKETEN
33. Justice Kagan : ELENA
35. Winery sight : VAT
36. Person who's overexposed? : FLASHER
37. Industrial discharge : WASTEWATER
40. Take one's pick : OPT
42. Ballet leap : JETE
43. Expletive from Bill the Cat : ACK
46. ___ Jacinto, Calif. : SAN
51. Some berths : UPPERS
52. Comes down hard : POURS
53. Despite the fact that, for short : THO
54. Toby or tankard : VESSEL
56. Hamburg's river : ELBE
57. General ___ chicken : TSOS
58. It sells, they say : SEX
61. Winter headache : SLUSH
64. Place to moor : COVE
65. Cloverleaf part : LOOP
66. Sommer on the screen : ELKE
68. Quechua speaker : INCA
69. Pointer's word : THAT
70. Fund-raiser's giveaway, perhaps : TOTE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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