Fred Piscop
Fred Piscop

NY Times, Sun, Apr 03, 2011 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:Fred Piscop
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: , Blocks: 72, Across Lite
Notepad: This diagramless is 17 squares wide by 17 squares deep and has regular crossword symmetry. 1-Across begins in the 4th square of the top row.
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© 2011, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Hoops great Kareem Abdul-___ : JABBAR
7. Whimper like a baby : MEWL
11. Baseball cap bird : ORIOLE
12. ___ Taylor, 1960s TV role : OPIE
13. $350 Monopoly property : PARKPLACE
16. Sleep inducer : SANDMAN
20. A fire sign : ARIES
21. Columbus sch. : OSU
23. Artful deception : GUILE
24. Last: Abbr. : ULT
25. Corporate action that reduces a shareholder's number of shares : REVERSESPLIT
29. Job scheduling concern : LEADTIME
32. Eur. tongue : GER
33. They're kept on suspects : TABS
34. Rude sounds at dinner : SLURPS
35. Ribbed pasta : RIGATONI
37. "'Deed ___" (Ruth Etting tune) : IDO
38. Piece that may contain a rondo : SONATA
39. Where there's no home-field advantage : NEUTRALGROUND
44. Seeks blindly : GROPES
45. Word between here and there : NOR
46. Shoddy item, slangily : ELCHEAPO
49. Bygone copies : DITTOS
52. Singer with the album "The Celts" : ENYA
53. 72-Across, e.g.: Abbr. : NCO
54. Nursery fixture : BASSINET
56. Part of many a fast-food restaurant : DRIVETHROUGH
59. Ill temper : IRE
60. 1965 Moody Blues hit : GONOW
61. Where scrubs are worn: Abbr. : ORS
62. Signs of engine trouble : PINGS
64. "View of Toledo" painter : ELGRECO
67. Made on a shoestring, say : LOWBUDGET
70. Make a misstep : TRIP
71. "The Hairy Ape" playwright : ONEILL
72. U.S. Army E-6 : SSGT
73. Sign of interest, as in an offer : NIBBLE
1. One-liner, e.g. : JOKE
2. Some Dadaist works : ARPS
3. Cartoonist Keane : BIL
4. Constrictor : BOA
5. Breakfast area : ALCOVE
6. Baseball's Pee Wee : REESE
7. Perps' patterns : MOS
8. Superfund org. : EPA
9. Spicy bar fare : WINGS
10. Set the stage for : LEDUPTO
13. One of the Fab Four : PAUL
14. Town on the Rhône : ARLES
15. Drug for the hyperactive : RITALIN
17. City with a twice-yearly fashion week : MILAN
18. It's good when airtight : ALIBI
19. Brings home : NETS
22. Exhortations : URGINGS
25. Job for a tailor : RIP
26. 911 responder, for short : EMS
27. Popeye creator Elzie : SEGAR
28. Sister of Clio : ERATO
30. Weekend rancher, maybe : DUDE
31. Slop holder : TROUGH
35. Lumberjacks' contest : ROLEO
36. Talks trash to : TAUNTS
38. 1972 Winter Olympics site : SAPPORO
40. ___ Reznor, Oscar winner for scoring "The Social Network" : TRENT
41. Exterminator's target : ROACH
42. Words of denial : NOTI
43. Emulating a boring professor : DRONING
46. Sign up : ENROL
47. Telling stories : LYING
48. Rollicks : CAVORTS
49. Nobelist Hammarskjöld : DAG
50. "Sorta" suffix : ISH
51. Suit material : SERGE
52. Competitive leg up : EDGE
54. "Doktor Faust" composer : BUSONI
55. Word repeated before "1, 2, 3" : TEST
57. Still-life pitchers : EWERS
58. Wool-like material : ORLON
62. Political asset : PULL
63. Just chilling : IDLE
65. Smoke : CIG
66. Make a choice : OPT
68. Bug trapper : WEB
69. Part of overalls : BIB

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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