Frank Longo
Frank Longo

NY Times, Sun, Sep 29, 2002 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:Frank Longo
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: , Blocks: 154, Across Lite
Notepad: This diagramless is 17 squares wide by 17 squares deep and has left/right symmetry. The first square across is the first square in the first row.
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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. It comes from a pen : INK
4. Gal's companion : GUY
7. It comes from a pen : OINK
9. Scrabble or Sorry! : GAME
10. Invert : UPEND
12. Inverts : FLIPS
13. Tries to win over : WOOS
15. Klutz : LOUT
16. Excursion : TRIP
18. Scour, with "over" : PORE
19. Oodles : ALOT
21. Lacking lighting : DARK
22. 1945 Tommy Dorsey hit : OPUSONE
24. Tiny amount : TRACE
25. Record of a single year : ANNAL
26. Lions' din : ROARS
27. VH1 alternative : MTV
28. Bar bill : TAB
30. Barracks locale : BASE
31. 1939-45 event: Abbr. : WWII
33. Nuke : ZAP
34. Shout of support : RAH
36. Stop up : DAM
38. Proof abbr. : QED
39. Feel remorse over : RUE
40. Like King George III : MAD
42. Alehouse : PUB
43. Some green carvings : JADES
45. Sticky spread : JAM
47. Otoscopic view : EAR
48. Having an inclination : ATILT
49. Female gametes : OVA
50. Mrs. McKinley : IDA
51. Storied seamstress Ross : BETSY
52. Alternative to Rover or Bowser : REX
1. Promise to pay : IOU
2. Puppy's bite : NIP
3. Was familiar with : KNEW
4. Way of walking : GAIT
5. Play caller : UMP
6. "Without a doubt!" : YES
8. Cub Scout's creation : KNOT
9. Sticky stuff : GLUE
11. "David Copperfield" wife : DORA
12. Motorist's decision point : FORK
14. Fodder holder : SILO
15. Handed-down beliefs : LORE
17. Breakfast pastry brand : POPTARTS
18. Tool for cutting thin wood : PANELSAW
20. Speed at which employees come and go : TURNOVERRATE
21. Show elation, figuratively : DOCARTWHEELS
23. Yemen's largest city : SANA
27. Rand McNally creation : MAP
29. Sotheby's submission : BID
30. No longer edible : BAD
32. Descartes's conclusion : IAM
33. Member of the genus Equus : ZEBRA
35. Tax dodger's comeuppance : AUDIT
37. College student's choice : MAJOR
38. College student's hangout : QUAD
41. Humorist Barry : DAVE
42. Mile High Center architect : PEI
43. Left in the ring, maybe : JAB
44. Putrid place : STY
46. Limit, slangily : MAX
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