Paula Gamache
Paula Gamache

NY Times, Sun, Nov 11, 2012 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:Paula Gamache
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: , Blocks: 88, Across Lite
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© 2012, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Pooches' cries, in the comics : ARFS
5. Many corp. execs : MBAS
9. Update, as an antique lamp : REWIRE
11. You are here : EARTH
12. Tippled : HADAFEW
13. 1950 Doris Day film inspired by "No, No, Nanette" : TEAFORTWO
18. Big band singer Ray : EBERLE
19. Word repeated before "again" : TRY
20. Geishas' bands : OBIS
21. Meeting place : RENDEZVOUS
24. No ___ land : MANS
25. One of the Berliners? : EIN
26. Outback marsupial : KANGAROO
30. Longtime dictionary publisher : MERRIAM
34. Poetic times : MORNS
35. Lofty piece : ODE
36. Leave the band behind : GOSOLO
38. Get by somehow : MUDDLETHROUGH
43. Average Town, U.S.A. : PEORIA
44. A.F.L.'s partner : CIO
45. Move quietly : STEAL
47. Foamed : FROTHED
50. Pandemic of the late '50s : ASIANFLU
53. Stretch (out) : EKE
54. Apple buys : MACS
55. Bicolor oxford : SADDLESHOE
62. Places of refuge : ARKS
63. List-shortening abbr. : ETC
64. Consecrate with oil : ANOINT
65. Philosophical Benjamin Hoff best seller using Milne characters, with "The" : TAOOFPOOH
68. Tardy : OVERDUE
69. Hole in the head : SINUS
70. Company newbies : HIREES
71. Former red state? : USSR
72. Songwriter Novello : IVOR
1. Tony or Oscar : AWARD
2. The "R" of N.R.A. : RIFLE
3. Icebox : FREEZER
4. Hem, but not haw : SEW
5. Container shipping giant : MAERSK
6. Barnyard bellow : BRAY
7. Justice Dept. raiders : ATF
8. "The Borgias" airer, briefly : SHO
9. Tony-winning playwright David : RABE
10. First couple's place : EDEN
11. Famous phrase before departing : ETTU
12. Half a couple : HER
14. Caesar, for one : ROMAN
15. Mountain transports : TBARS
16. Thunderbird lover, say : WINO
17. Italian bone : OSSO
22. First House-of-Tudor Henry : VII
23. Wild ass : ONAGER
27. Cupid : AMOR
28. Court plea, for short : NOLO
29. Complainer : GROUCH
30. Tiger ___ : MOM
31. Univ. address ender : EDU
32. Error marker : REDPEN
33. Dominant theme : MOTIF
37. Like some Nobel Prizes : SHARED
39. Refusing to listen : DEAF
40. Lie around : LOLL
41. Bestow, to Burns : GIE
42. Portable trough : HOD
45. Perv, e.g. : SICKO
46. "Jerusalem Delivered" poet : TASSO
48. Approved, informally : OKD
49. Port on the Mediterranean : TELAVIV
50. Latin trio member : AMAT
51. ___ Lee : SARA
52. Amer. concert series : USTOUR
56. Dresden cries : ACHS
57. First month in Mexico : ENERO
58. More steamed : SORER
59. Camouflage : HIDE
60. Heavy burden : ONUS
61. Tour de France season : ETE
63. Seemingly forever : EONS
66. The Seminoles of the A.C.C. : FSU
67. Math ratios : PIS
68. "___ see what you mean!" : OHI

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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