Peter Gordon
Peter Gordon

NY Times, Sun, Nov 26, 2000 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:Peter Gordon
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: , Blocks: 98, Across Lite
Notepad: This diagramless is 17 squares wide by 17 squares deep and has regular crossword symmetry. The first square across is the first square in the first row.
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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Female swine : SOW
4. Hit an infield fly : POPUP
9. ___ and aahs : OOHS
11. Food for swine : SWILL
12. Rotisserie rod : SPIT
13. Easy to grasp tightener : WINGNUT
15. "Top Hat" star : ASTAIRE
18. Brazilian dance : SAMBA
20. Matriculates: Var. : ENROLS
22. Spank : TAN
23. NBC, with "the" : PEACOCKNETWORK
28. Hall-of-Famer Merlin : OLSEN
29. When "S.N.L." signs off, in most places : ONEAM
30. Rep. : AGT
33. Twaddle : PAP
34. Singer Sumac : YMA
37. Skater Lipinski : TARA
38. Std. : REG
40. Sales pitch? : PIE
41. Messy : UNKEMPT
43. Melted glace : EAU
44. Sinclair Lewis's "___ Vickers" : ANN
45. Common ice sculpture : SWAN
46. Part of ASCAP: Abbr. : SOC
48. Journal ending : ESE
49. Telepathist's skill : ESP
51. Pastry shop purchase : TARTS
53. "Jelly's Last Jam" dancer : HINES
55. Rutgers University team : SCARLETKNIGHTS
59. Camera type: Abbr. : SLR
60. "The Last Don" star : AIELLO
61. House style : TUDOR
64. "Assuredly" : NODOUBT
67. Intellectual : EGGHEAD
70. 1952 Olympics site : OSLO
71. Ranges : AREAS
72. Young Lennon : SEAN
73. Chicago tower name : SEARS
74. Short : SHY
1. 1998 N.L. M.V.P. Sammy : SOSA
2. "Clumsy me!" : OOPS
3. Some poplars : WHITEASPENS
4. Symbol of electric flux : PSI
5. Not let? : OWN
6. Nonsharers : PIGS
7. Arm bone : ULNA
8. Salad ingredient : PLUMTOMATO
10. Batter's position : STANCE
13. The King of Champagne Music : WELK
14. Stowe tow : TBAR
16. Much-used modern effect : IRONY
17. Mythical bird : ROC
19. Singer Paul : ANKA
21. ___-Cat : SNO
23. Old man : POPPA
24. Lancelot's love : ELAINE
25. Understanding : ENTENTE
26. A, or the A's : TEAM
27. Bends out of shape : WARPS
31. Gardening places : GREENHOUSES
32. Afternoon china : TEASET
35. Dichlorodiethyl sulfide : MUSTARDGAS
36. Egypt's Sadat : ANWAR
39. Shot : GUESS
42. Philosopher Jaspers : KARL
47. Innocent : CHILD
50. "Hey there!" : PSST
52. RR stop : STA
54. Homes that don't need refrigerators? : IGLOOS
56. Game on which this puzzle's theme is based : CLUE
57. Benevolent : KIND
58. Opposite of paleo- : NEO
62. Barbarous person : OGRE
63. Mother of Hades : RHEA
65. Dull : BLAH
66. "Titanic" award : TONY
68. Hammer's place : EAR
69. Onager : ASS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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