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Fred Piscop
Fred Piscop

NY Times, Sun, Jan 05, 2014 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:
Fred Piscop
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: 84, Blocks: 78
Notepad: This diagramless is 17 squares wide by 17 squares deep and has regular crossword symmetry. 1-Across begins in the sixth square of the first row.
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© 2014, The New York Times
Across
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Rattle-like percussion instrument : MARACA
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Comics bark : ARF
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Calls to squad cars, for short : APBS
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Like a typical O. Henry story : IRONIC
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Salon goo : GEL
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Lose it, like an auto mechanic? : BLOWAGASKET
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"See ___ care!" : IFI
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Like an ump after a bad call, maybe : BOOED
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Diminutive, to Al Capp : LIL
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Arrange a date for : SETUP
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Pertinent, to a lawyer : ADREM
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Flow slowly : SEEP
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UTEP part : PASO
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Indy 500 stat : TIME
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Sure thing in blackjack : ACETEN
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Herbal brew : SAGETEA
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Burger add-on : CHEESE
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Good-looking guy : ADONIS
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Broadway aunt : MAME
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Use a nanny cam, e.g. : SPY
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"Gift" of the glib : GAB
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Lose it, like a tailor? : THROWAFIT
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Clog remover ingredient : LYE
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Org. pledged to "do no harm" : AMA
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Store window sign : OPEN
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Down Under lass : SHEILA
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Pinpoint : LOCATE
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Having a low body mass index : SLENDER
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Made sleepy, say : LULLED
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Revenge seeker in a 1984 comedy : NERD
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Font option: Abbr. : ITAL
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Bollywood dress : SARI
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Marner's creator : ELIOT
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Diet-restricted Jack : SPRAT
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Boxing Day mo. : DEC
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Comic ___ Baron Cohen : SACHA
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It may be tapped to music : TOE
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Lose it, like a veterinarian? : HAVEKITTENS
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An end to sex? : IST
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Stan's partner in comedy : OLIVER
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Libidinous god : EROS
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Small change: Abbr. : CTS
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Some distance runners : MILERS
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Russian-made jet : MIG
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Largely-gone Asian waters : ARALSEA
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___ the Riveter, W.W. II-era poster woman : ROSIE
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Electronic bracelet spot : ANKLE
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Inc., abroad : CIE
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They comprise scenes : ACTS
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Rabble-rouse : AGITATE
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Turns down : REFUSES
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Lose it, like a Tupperware vendor? : FLIPONESLID
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Top-selling quartet from Sweden : ABBA
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Move wearily : PLOD
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Mannerless sort : BOOR
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Add inducements to : SWEETEN
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"Come clean!" : ADMITIT
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Bit of sports equipment with an electronic sensor : EPEE
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Video game with ghosts : PACMAN
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Fly swatter material : MESH
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Food Network figure : CHEF
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Typical Michener work : SAGA
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Noted fig leaf wearer : ADAM
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Lose it, like a munitions expert? : GOBALLISTIC
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Rented rides in Bermuda : MOPEDS
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Wow : AWE
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W.W. II journalist Ernie : PYLE
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Reunion number : YEAR
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Classroom drudgery : ROTE
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Many a Club Med locale : ISLE
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What's left : THEREST
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Run overtime : ENDLATE
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Frontier fort : OUTPOST
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Some red wines : CLARETS
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___ breve : ALLA
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[Tee-hee] : SNICKER
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Brand of ibuprofen : ADVIL
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Chaucer pilgrim : REEVE
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Writer on confections : ICER
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"This can't be!" : OHNO
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Soviet news group : TASS
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___ McAn shoes : THOM
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Champ before and after Spinks : ALI
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Auditing org. : IRS
Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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