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Fred Piscop
Fred Piscop

NY Times, Sun, Jan 18, 2015 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:
Fred Piscop
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: 84, Blocks: 74, Across Lite
Notepad: This diagramless is 17 squares wide by 17 squares deep and has regular crossword symmetry. 1-Across begins in the seventh square in the first row.
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© 2015, The New York Times
Across
1. Blue Grotto's isle : CAPRI
6. Beaded Indian shoe, for short : MOC
9. Devilish kid : IMP
12. Lords' partners : LADIES
13. Caterer's vessel : URN
14. *Cleaning tool sometimes made with ostrich plumes : FEATHERDUSTER
19. Carnival city, for short : RIO
20. Parade decorations : STREAMERS
21. Dollar bill, slangily : ONESPOT
23. Team that moved to the American League in 2013 : ASTROS
24. Author du Maurier : DAPHNE
25. Every, in an Rx : OMN
26. In a poor manner : ILLY
27. Bambi, once : FAWN
30. Franz who composed "The Merry Widow" : LEHAR
35. Lipton unit : TEABAG
38. Nest egg fund, briefly : IRA
39. Veiled dancer : SALOME
40. Heart chambers : ATRIA
41. Utter nonsense : ROT
42. *Serial drama of the early 1990s : TWINPEAKS
45. Does too much, briefly : ODS
46. Dirty campaign tactic : SMEAR
48. Member of a traditional network, of sorts : OLDBOY
49. Director Craven : WES
50. Dental hygienist's target : TARTAR
52. Stitch up again : RESEW
53. Opie's sitcom dad : ANDY
54. Ballet bend : PLIE
55. Sports bars usually have lots of them : TVS
57. Easily flexed : PLIANT
59. Playground retort : DOESSO
62. Tim of "Meet the Press" : RUSSERT
64. Many sweatshirts have them : CREWNECKS
67. Bond yield: Abbr. : INT
68. *Cinema twofer : DOUBLEFEATURE
70. "It's ___!" (thumbs-up response) : AGO
71. Conked with a fastball, say : BEANED
72. Top end, informally : MAX
73. Alice's sitcom boss : MEL
74. Hog-nosed snake : ADDER
Down
1. Gives a hoot : CARES
2. Info on a mailing env. : ADDR
3. One of 12 popes : PIUS
4. One's home: Abbr. : RES
5. ":" in an analogy : ISTO
6. *Candice Bergen sitcom : MURPHYBROWN
7. Hunter of myth : ORION
8. 100 smackers : CNOTE
9. Hypotheticals : IFS
10. Intro to physics? : META
11. Scores a 72 on, perhaps : PARS
12. Car buyer's protection : LEMONLAW
15. Grand ___ National Park : TETON
16. Rough up, e.g. : HARM
17. Go splitsville : ENDIT
18. "Duck soup!" : REALEASY
22. Pie-in-the-face sound : SPLAT
27. Who's position, in a classic comedy routine : FIRST
28. Potpourri emanation : AROMA
29. *Prankster's weapon : WATERPISTOL
31. One of the Mannings : ELI
32. Throw a roast for, e.g. : HONOR
33. More than enough : AMPLE
34. Harmonica parts : REEDS
36. Gave a tow or a jump, say : AIDED
37. Like a blowhard : GASSY
39. Like much baby food : STRAINED
43. "The Simpsons" grandpa : ABE
44. Was obsequious : KOWTOWED
47. Titan with a burden : ATLAS
51. Back in style : RETRO
53. Good thing : ASSET
56. ___ cava (blood vessel) : VENA
57. Last king of Troy : PRIAM
58. Épéeist's attack : LUNGE
59. Put on hold : DEFER
60. Lowlife : SCUM
61. Cajun food staple : OKRA
63. Oktoberfest band instrument : TUBA
64. Decked out : CLAD
65. Coty of France : RENE
66. Application datum : SEX
69. Word that can follow the starts of the answers to the five starred clues : BED
Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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