Frank Longo
Frank Longo

NY Times, Sun, Nov 01, 1998 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:Frank Longo
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: , Blocks: 84, 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 top row.
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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Bamboo-eating "bear" : PANDA
6. Unlock, in verse : OPE
9. DeWitt Clinton's waterway : ERIECANAL
11. Farm greeting : MOO
14. New Orleans music : DIXIELANDJAZZ
16. Detroit auto co. : GMC
19. Clean air org. : EPA
20. Ricelike pasta : ORZO
21. Junior Olympics org. : AAU
22. Full-grown : BIG
25. Cocktail with egg white and cream : RAMOSGINFIZZ
28. First Bond film : DRNO
29. British mil. fliers : RAF
30. Trapped morays : EELED
31. Biblical birthright buyer : JACOB
33. To and ___ : FRO
36. ___ moment's notice : ATA
37. Durante feature : SCHNOZZ
40. Thinness of consistency : TENUITY
43. Prepubescent facial hair : PEACHFUZZ
45. ___ Mode (British band) : DEPECHE
47. Flair : PIZZAZZ
52. Mouse accessory : PAD
53. Uris book, with "The" : HAJ
54. Philistine : YAHOO
55. "All My Children" siren : ERICA
58. ___-Locka, Fla. : OPA
61. French door feature : PANE
62. Malcolm X's wife : BETTYSHABAZZ
66. Canonized Fr. woman : STE
67. "___ had it!" : IVE
68. Étouffée, e.g. : STEW
69. Itinerary abbr. : RTE
70. Alphabet ender, overseas : ZED
71. Liz Smith's concern : THELATESTBUZZ
78. Labor Day mo. : SEP
79. Kids' game : TICTACTOE
80. Prefix with fit or fortune : MIS
81. "___ a Grecian Urn" : ODEON
1. ___ Xing : PED
2. Actress Meyers : ARI
3. Veto : NIX
4. Agnus ___ : DEI
5. Point of no return? : ACE
6. ___ with (comparable to) : ONAPAR
7. Summer hat : PANAMA
8. Antiquity, in antiquity : ELD
10. New York Yankee, e.g., briefly : ALER
11. Actress Helgenberger : MARG
12. Harriet's hubby : OZZIE
13. Kind of layer : OZONE
15. "___ Boys" (Alcott book) : JOS
16. Mirth : GAIETY
17. Miata maker : MAZDA
18. Since, slangily : CUZ
22. Bric-a-___ : BRAC
23. Snowfall measure : INCH
24. Hired hoodlum : GOON
26. Not working : OFFTHEJOB
27. Motorist's woe : FLAT
28. CD players : DJS
32. Comet Hale-___ : BOPP
34. Wrestling V.I.P. : REF
35. "Movin' ___" (old TV theme) : ONUP
38. Zuider follower : ZEE
39. "Gremlins" star Galligan : ZACH
41. Israeli weapon : UZI
42. I. F. Stone's nickname : IZZY
44. Chinese tea : CHA
45. Flitted : DARTED
46. Rework : EDIT
48. Electrocutes : ZAPS
49. At the drop of ___ : AHAT
50. Part of D.M.Z. : ZONE
51. Akins or Caldwell : ZOE
52. Annoy : PEEVE
56. Pathological sacs : CYSTS
57. ___ crow flies : ASTHE
59. Sequel tag : PARTII
60. Nahuatl speakers : AZTECS
62. Hollywood, with "the" : BIZ
63. "'Umble" Dickens man : HEEP
64. Piercing tool : AWL
65. Gusto : ZEST
72. Bread machine? : ATM
73. Guiding thought : TAO
74. A following? : BCD
75. Old Arapaho foe : UTE
76. Madhouse : ZOO
77. Perfect state : ZEN

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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