Peter Gordon
Peter Gordon

NY Times, Sun, May 13, 2001 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:Peter Gordon
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: , Blocks: 88, Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Day-___ paint : GLO
4. Lie in the sun : BASK
8. Is sick : AILS
12. Latin law : LEX
13. Where the Stars and Bars flew : DIXIE
14. March Madness org. : NCAA
15. Ridiculously and unnecessarily complicated : RUBEGOLDBERG
19. Cashier's cry : NEXT
20. Surrounded by : AMONG
21. Ja or da : YES
22. Morales of "La Bamba" : ESAI
24. Theme of this puzzle : EPONYMS
26. Baltic, e.g. : SEA
28. 1950 film noir classic : DOA
30. Green-blooded TV character : MRSPOCK
34. Highlight of "The Count of Monte Cristo" : JAILBREAK
37. "Yahoo!" : AHA
38. Yahoo! rival : AOL
39. Sir Georg with a baton : SOLTI
40. Relations : KIN
41. Nonalcoholic drink : SHIRLEYTEMPLE
45. W-2 datum : SSN
46. Krugerrand's weight : OUNCE
47. ___ Lingus : AER
48. "What say?" : HUH
49. Monet subject : WATERLILY
52. 1984 Best Picture : AMADEUS
54. Spanish 101 verb : SER
55. Record producer Brian : ENO
56. Inflatable life jacket : MAEWEST
62. Grand duke's father : CZAR
65. ___ lepton (physics particle) : TAU
67. Greene of "Bonanza" : LORNE
68. James Mason role of 1954 : NEMO
71. Fop : BEAUBRUMMELL
74. Novelist Waugh : ALEC
75. Fries size : LARGE
76. Formerly called : NEE
77. Defraud : BILK
78. Part of B.P.O.E. : ELKS
79. Coffee server : URN
1. First American to orbit the earth : GLENN
2. Like pinup models : LEGGY
3. Losing tic-tac-toe column : OXO
4. Parts of overalls : BIBS
5. It might be displayed behind glass : AXE
6. Equine father : SIRE
7. Frat party staples : KEGS
8. Free ticket : ANNIEOAKLEY
9. Curling surface : ICE
10. Not strict : LAX
11. Waited : SAT
13. J.F.K.'s predecessor : DDE
15. Actress Charlotte : RAE
16. Balk caller : UMP
17. Scare giver : BOO
18. Brand of disinfectant : LYSOL
23. Egyptian snake : ASP
25. XIX x LXXIX : MDI
27. More sore : ACHIER
29. Keeps away : ABSENTS
30. Freezers' opposites : MELTERS
31. Appraise : RATE
32. Milk choice : SKIM
33. Jayhawker State: Abbr. : KAN
34. Signature : JOHNHANCOCK
35. 60's-70's champ : ALI
36. Rolls's partner : ROYCE
38. Postulate : ASSUME
42. English poet laureate Nicholas : ROWE
43. Feast featuring mahimahi, maybe : LUAU
44. Chum : PAL
45. ___ Na Na : SHA
50. Primate of Madagascar : LEMUR
51. Sinn Fein grp. : IRA
53. Egg qty. : DOZ
57. Whom Bugs bugs : ELMER
58. What misogynists hate : WOMEN
59. Poetic preposition : ERE
60. Show that ends early on Sun. : SNL
61. Business card abbr. : TEL
63. Skilled : ABLE
64. Sincere : REAL
65. Pulls : TUGS
66. Justice Fortas : ABE
68. Collar : NAB
69. Crimson rival : ELI
70. Name of two of the Spice Girls : MEL
72. Torah cabinet : ARK
73. 1950's Burmese P.M. : UNU

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

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