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Fred Piscop
Fred Piscop

NY Times, Sun, Oct 13, 2013 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:
Fred Piscop
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: 84, Blocks: 78, Across Lite
Notepad: This diagramless is 17 squares wide by 17 squares deep and has regular crossword symmetry. 1-Across begins in the 11th square of the first row.
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© 2013, The New York Times
Across
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Cybercorrespondence : EMAIL
6
U.K. leaders : PMS
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Wild guess : STAB
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Back in style : RETRO
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"I smell ___!" : ARAT
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Chaucer offering : TALE
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___ Martin (auto) : ASTON
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Right-triangle ratio : SINE
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Kind of poll or ramp : EXIT
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Part of a roof, maybe : SHINGLE
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*Controversial issue : HOTPOTATO
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Daughter of Lear : REGAN
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Overthrow, perhaps : ERROR
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Nail with a beanball : CONK
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Feeling evoked by Godzilla : TERROR
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Least risky : SAFEST
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Sent packing : AXED
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Flight board fig. : ETA
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Dandy : FOP
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Where Anne Frank hid out : ANNEX
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Paranormal skill, for short : ESP
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Some humanities degs. : MAS
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*Comic partner of Imogene Coca : SIDCAESAR
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Bring home : NET
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___ Z (the works) : ATO
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Board areas in Clue : ROOMS
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Butt : CIG
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Pronoun shortened by texters : YOU
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Word before and after "is," in a saying : FAIR
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Beethoven specialty : SONATA
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Popular brew from Holland : AMSTEL
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"Fat chance" : NOPE
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Tuscany city : SIENA
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Rechargeable battery : NICAD
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*Last one in? : ROTTENEGG
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Bagel spread : SCHMEAR
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Attack like Dracula : BITE
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Falco of "The Sopranos" : EDIE
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Country singer Steve : EARLE
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Words said with a nod : ISEE
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Operates : RUNS
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Set up for a fall : FRAME
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School unit : TERM
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Aromatherapy spot : SPA
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Dinner course ... or a word that can follow the ends of the answers to the five starred clues : SALAD
Down
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Historical stretches : ERAS
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Sexy stocking material : MESH
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Clothed : ATTIRED
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Laundry worker, at times : IRONER
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*Moolah : LONGGREEN
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Rap sheet listings : PRIORS
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Chanted word : MANTRA
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Debark : STEPOFF
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Proofer's mark : STET
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Revenue-raising legislation : TAXACT
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Justice who replaced O'Connor : ALITO
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Back with bucks : BETON
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___ Stadium, Big Apple tennis venue : ASHE
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Father of Taoism : LAOTSE
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Wholly absorbed : ENRAPT
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Cookies with a "Twist Lick Dunk" app : OREOS
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Welles film family : KANES
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Gas station in "Back to the Future" : TEXACO
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Well-thrown pigskin : SPIRAL
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Marks in boxes : XES
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Kind of squash : ACORN
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L.B.J.-era hot spot : NAM
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New World pyramid builders : MAYANS
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___ weight : ATOMIC
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*Kitchen number twos : SOUSCHEFS
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"___ amuse you?" : DOI
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Salon job : RINSE
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Leaps from springboards : GAINERS
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Like some serious crimes : FEDERAL
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Quail hunter's dog : SETTER
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Prepared to drive : TEEDUP
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Cause of chest pain : ANGINA
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Actress Taylor of "Bones" : TAMARA
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A spacecraft may be in it : ORBIT
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Pageant asset : POISE
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Gets grayer, say : AGES
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Abound (with) : TEEM
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___ mater : ALMA
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English horn, for one : REED
Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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