Fred Piscop
Fred Piscop

NY Times, Sun, Jul 23, 2000 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:Fred Piscop
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: , Blocks: 72, Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Became alert : SATUP
6. Leafy spot : ARBOR
11. Jet : PLANE
12. It won't hold water : SIEVE
13. "Well, what have we here?!" : OHO
16. Creature in Disney's "Dinosaur" : LEMUR
17. CORE leader Roy : INNIS
18. "Let 'er ___!" : RIP
19. With 30-Across, theme of this puzzle : ICE
20. Subject in a literature class : SHAKESPEARE
23. Common food preservative : BHT
25. Kiwi's late kin : MOA
26. Military medic : AIDMAN
27. Apt : RELEVANT
30. See 19-Across : CREAM
31. Ocular socket : EYEPIT
32. More crude : CRASSER
36. Counsel : ADVISE
37. Wife of Hercules : HEBE
38. Yalta monogram : FDR
41. Fannie ___ : MAE
42. Classic "S.N.L." characters : CONEHEADS
46. "Summer of Sam" director Spike : LEE
47. Word fragment: Abbr. : SYL
48. Grump : CRAB
49. Light display : AURORA
51. "Hallelujah!" : GLORYBE
54. Not wholesale : RETAIL
55. Bee-related : APIAN
57. Cordial with a licoricelike flavor : ANISETTE
59. Chief god of Thebes : AMENRA
60. Gent, Jamaican-style : MON
61. ___ deferens : VAS
62. Soup go-with : SODACRACKER
66. Schnozz add-on : OLA
68. Abbr. on factory seconds : IRR
69. P.O.W. of Colonel Klink : HOGAN
70. Studio stand : EASEL
72. Opposite of paleo- : NEO
73. 1985 Kate Nelligan film : ELENI
74. Soup served with sour cream : SCHAV
75. Wintry forecast : SLEET
76. Be coquettish : TEASE
1. Home that needs a few steps : SPLITLEVEL
2. Writer Waugh : ALEC
3. Not wild : TAME
4. First Burmese prime minister : UNU
5. Individual : PERSON
6. Where the Gobi is : ASIA
7. Skating site : RINK
8. "Stand By Me" singer ___ King : BENE
9. Egg containers : OVISACS
10. Breathe : RESPIRE
13. Old-fashioned suffix on commercial names : ORAMA
14. Distiller Walker : HIRAM
15. Start the bidding : OPEN
21. Poultry dealer's supplier : HATCHERY
22. River of Hesse : EDER
23. Minnow family members : BREAMS
24. Prime time : HEYDAY
25. San ___, Calif. : MATEO
28. Prefix with dermis : EPI
29. Brit. nobleman : VISC
33. Post-op treatment : REHAB
34. Former Big Apple mayor : ABEBEAME
35. Blue expanse : SEA
38. Toilet gizmo : FLOATVALVE
39. Curly Joe of the Three Stooges : DERITA
40. Pieces of pieces of eight : REALES
43. A.T.M. maker : NCR
44. "Splish Splash" singer : DARIN
45. Takes to court : SUES
50. Numbered rd. : RTE
51. Actress Lollobrigida : GINA
52. Non-evergreen conifers : LARCHES
53. Winning big : ONAROLL
55. Dean Martin song subject : AMORE
56. 1999 Cy Young winner Martinez : PEDRO
58. "___ for the weary" : NOREST
59. X ___ xylophone : ASIN
63. Screenwriter James : AGEE
64. Beat : CANE
65. Tie together : KNIT
66. Workplace-regulating org. : OSHA
67. Rural tracts : LEAS
71. Super serve : ACE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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