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Fred Piscop
Fred Piscop

NY Times, Sun, Jan 04, 2004 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:
Fred Piscop
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: 84, Blocks: 80
Notepad: This diagramless is 17 squares wide by 17 squares deep and has regular crossword symmetry. The first square across is the third square in the first row.
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© 2004, The New York Times
Across
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"God ___ you" : BLESS
6
Actor Alan : ALDA
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Ancient Greek region : IONIA
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A noble gas : NEON
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Norwegian wild horse? : FJORDMUSTANG
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Lo-cal : LITE
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Tony of 10 Downing Street : BLAIR
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Inventor Howe : ELIAS
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Allhallows ___ : EVE
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Stucco backing : LATH
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Like a '57 Chevy, to auto buffs : CLASSIC
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Crosby's label : DECCA
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Repair on Nessie's trousers? : LOCHSTITCH
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Hedgerow units : SHRUBS
34
"Ulalume" poet : POE
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Feed fuel to : STOKE
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Fergie, formally : SARAH
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Ticked off : IRED
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Ticket datum : ROW
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Louisiana pickup line? : BAYOUADRINK
44
Abbr. on an air pump : PSI
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Parasite's supporter : HOST
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Meet part : EVENT
50
Doo-wop number, e.g. : OLDIE
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Kickoff aid : TEE
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Rider in a Longfellow poem : REVERE
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Fishing 101 at the University of Tampa? : GULFCOURSE
59
Washstand items : EWERS
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Like convenient shopping : ONESTOP
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State firmly : AVER
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An ex of Frank : AVA
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Cake figurine : GROOM
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Russian ballet company : KIROV
69
Recipe direction : STIR
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Thoreau's best silverware? : PONDSTERLING
73
Lotion additive : ALOE
74
Great Lakes tribesmen : ERIES
75
Ring-toss items? : HATS
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Uncle Tom's creator : STOWE
Down
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Some drug stocks : BIOTECHS
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Tribal tales : LORE
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Run out : END
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Disney lion : SIMBA
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___ Ste. Marie : SAULT
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Nay sayer : ANTI
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King of tragedy : LEAR
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Family head : DON
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Singers in a Christmas hymn : ANGELS
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Skipped town : FLED
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Talks nonsense : JIVES
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Satirist Mort : SAHL
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Long. crossers : LATS
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"... or ___ me?" : ISIT
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Fur mogul : ASTOR
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Nut job : SICKO
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One of the Bushes : LAURA
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Fan, after a victory : CHEERER
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Grind up : CHEW
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Constant kvetcher : CRAB
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Sleep inducers : OPIATES
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Firewood purchase : CORD
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Sen. Evan of Indiana : BAYH
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Grow fast : SHOOTUP
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Belly-flop, e.g. : DIVE
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___-friendly : USER
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"When pigs fly!" : NEVER
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Had down pat : KNEW
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Kelly title character : POGO
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Served, as hash : SLUNG
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Thumb-twiddler : IDLER
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Written discourse : TREATISE
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"In that event ..." : IFSO
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Outer: Prefix : ECTO
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Sam of the Watergate hearings : ERVIN
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Blast from a brass band : OOMPAH
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Headset, slangily : EARS
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Tony of puppetry : SARG
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Does a citizenly duty : VOTES
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Turn inside out : EVERT
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Tough puzzle : KNOT
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Day to beware : IDES
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Whole lot : SLEW
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Suffix with plug : OLA
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Carnival locale : RIO
Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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