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Paula Gamache
Paula Gamache

NY Times, Sun, Oct 17, 2010 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:
Paula Gamache
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: 80, Blocks: 71, Across Lite
Notepad: This diagramless is 17 squares wide by 17 squares deep and has regular crossword symmetry. 1-Across begins in the first square of the top row.
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© 2010, The New York Times
Across
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Old-fashioned dispute resolution method : DUEL
5
Croquet posts : PEGS
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___ dixit : IPSE
10
Burned, in French cuisine : BRULE
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Land surrounded by agua : ISLA
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Something remarkable, in older slang : CATSPAJAMAS
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Depilatory brand : NAIR
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Springsteen alias : THEBOSS
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Cause of getting fleeced? : SHEARING
24
___ Fables : AESOPS
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Descriptive of abstract paintings with abrupt transitions of color : HARDEDGE
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Makes a short putt : TAPSIN
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Land next to agua : TIERRA
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Barnyard denizen : HEN
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LeShan who wrote "When Your Child Drives You Crazy" : EDA
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Strikes it rich : HITSPAYDIRT
33
Some scrap pork meat : RIBLETS
37
Sigma, ___, upsilon : TAU
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Measure of fineness : KARAT
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Aetna rival : CIGNA
41
Alastair who portrayed Scrooge : SIM
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Right-leaning foreign policy proponents : NEOCONS
44
"Pirates of the Caribbean" captain : JACKSPARROW
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Chest muscle, briefly : PEC
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___ Darya (central Asian river) : AMU
53
Like Samsung : KOREAN
54
Oil-rich seed : SESAME
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"As You Like It" heroine : ROSALIND
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What a cop may be on : PATROL
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Fixes differently, as the hair : RESTYLES
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Provide a voice-over : NARRATE
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"30 Days of Night" sheriff ___ Oleson : EBEN
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Places to find scores : SPORTSPAGES
66
Decorated lower part of an interior wall, in architecture : DADO
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Billionaire philanthropist George : SOROS
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Author Vonnegut : KURT
69
Part of a pyramid scheme? : TOMB
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Sum's infinitive : ESSE
Down
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Impose, as conditions : DICTATE
2
Further in the distance : UPAHEAD
3
Colorado resort town : ESTESPARK
4
Sappho's home : LESBOS
5
Some sandwiches, briefly : PBJS
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Noteworthy time : ERA
7
Wrigley output : GUM
8
// : SLASHES
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F equivalent : ESHARP
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Start of a memo heading : INRE
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Greeted, with "to" : SAIDHI
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Not move along : LINGER
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Silver, in heraldry : ARGENT
17
1969 title role for Alan Arkin : POPI
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Part of 42-Down: Abbr. : ASSN
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All over the map : ERRATIC
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Very recently : ADAYAGO
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Chickadee relative : TIT
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"___ all good" : ITS
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All ___ up : HET
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Longtime singing partner of Brooks : DUNN
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"All ___ of You" (song from "The Phantom of the Opera") : IASK
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With energetic speed : BRISKLY
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Kerosene : LAMPOIL
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Female elephant : COW
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Shoots for dinner : ASPARAGUS
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Shooter's org. : NRA
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Long time : EON
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Shook : JARRED
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Lab specimen : AMOEBA
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Said "%@$!" : CUSSED
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Actor James : ARNESS
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Jupiter has a "great" one : REDSPOT
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Those acting badly : EMOTERS
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Frozen pizza brand : CELESTE
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Vacation spots hidden in this puzzle's six longest answers : SPAS
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Last name in Western law : EARP
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Continuous course of planks on a ship : STRAKE
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"... ___ extra cost!" : ATNO
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Air crash investigator: Abbr. : NTSB
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Acapulco gold : ORO
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CD-___ : ROM
Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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