Peter Gordon
Peter Gordon

NY Times, Sun, Mar 03, 2002 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:Peter Gordon
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: , Blocks: 130, Across Lite
Notepad: This diagramless is 17 squares wide by 17 squares deep and has regular crossword symmetry. The first square across is the fifth square in the first row.
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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Wharf : PIER
5. Cut, as a jack-o'-lantern : CARVE
6. Posh New York City locale : PARKAVENUE
11. H, on fraternity sweatshirts : ETA
12. Kind of cheese : SWISS
13. Clutch, e.g. : PEDAL
16. "Desire Under the ___" : ELMS
17. Trojan War hero : AJAX
21. Routine for a city dweller, perhaps : REVERSECOMMUTE
24. Christmas ___ : EVE
25. Barbecuer's garment : APRON
26. Three sisters of Greek mythology : GRACES
29. Actress Massey : ILONA
30. Part of a ring : NEUTRALCORNER
34. Disease-carrying bacteria : ECOLI
36. Shopping centers : PLAZAS
37. Famous : NOTED
38. Young fellow : LAD
39. Annoy no end : DRIVEUPTHEWALL
46. Fill to excess : SATE
47. Architect Mies van der ___ : ROHE
48. Diva's deliveries : ARIAS
50. Avis competitor : ALAMO
52. Some missiles : MXS
53. It's kept by a fugitive : LOWPROFILE
56. The ___ Brothers (R. & B. trio) : ISLEY
57. What the start of each long answer in this puzzle is : GEAR
1. St. Patrick's Day event : PARADE
2. Annoy : IRK
3. Sister of Zsa Zsa : EVA
4. Guns, as an engine : REVS
5. Supply the food for : CATER
6. Zip : PEP
7. Petting zoo females : EWES
8. Luxor's river : NILE
9. Gomer Pyle's grp. : USMC
10. Old filling station name : ESSO
14. Forestall : AVERT
15. Burton of "Star Trek: The Next Generation" : LEVAR
17. Enough : AMPLE
18. One of 12, typically : JUROR
19. Immensely : ATON
20. TV warrior princess : XENA
22. Postgame report : RECAP
23. Big pipes : MAINS
26. Tour group leader : GUIDE
27. Building addition : ELL
28. Map feature : SCALE
30. Tag line? : NOTIT
31. École student : ELEVE
32. Longtime Boston Symphony Orchestra conductor : OZAWA
33. What a Fuzzbuster detects : RADAR
34. Some linemen : ENDS
35. Dagwood's boss's wife : CORA
40. Caspian Sea feeder : URAL
41. Game played on the run : POLO
42. Become less hostile : THAW
43. It's used to make burlap : HEMP
44. Better treated, as soil : LIMIER
45. In a slipshod way : LAXLY
49. NNW's opposite : SSE
51. Not a dup. : ORIG
54. Sugar suffix : OSE
55. Its official song is "Old Folks at Home": Abbr. : FLA
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