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NY Times, Sun, Oct 24, 2004 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:
Ed Early
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: 76, Blocks: 120, Across Lite
Notepad: This diagramless is 17 squares wide by 17 squares deep and has left/right symmetry. The first square across is the sixth box in the first row.
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© 2004, The New York Times
Across
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"Much ___ About Nothing" : ADO
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Beetle juice? : GAS
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Stratford's river : AVON
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"Lonely Boy" singer, 1959 : ANKA
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Frightened out of one's mind : SCAREDSTIFF
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Partook at dinner : ATE
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Luxury car of the 1910's-30's : STUTZ
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Bit : TAD
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G.P.'s grp. : AMA
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Bruin legend Bobby : ORR
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Fishing need : ROD
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Follow relentlessly : DOG
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Moo goo ___ pan : GAI
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Tic-tac-toe win : OOO
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Getup for an October 31 party : SKELETONCOSTUME
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Poet Teasdale : SARA
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Occasional opera song : DUET
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Annual celebration : HALLOWEEN
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Leaf parts : LOBES
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With 44-Across, holiday options : TRICK
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Leaves : EXITS
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See 38-Across : TREAT
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Source of annoyance : BUGBEAR
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Prepare for : ARRANGE
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Sushi order : SEAEEL
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"Gotcha!" : AHA
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Lots : OODLES
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Class assignment: Abbr. : RPT
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Steamed : MAD
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Pocket change: Abbr. : CTS
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Things October 31 partygoers wear : FACEMASKS
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Qum's locale : IRAN
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Street tough : PUNK
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Cookbook quantities: Abbr. : TSPS
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Deuce beater : TREY
Down
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Actress Gardner : AVA
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Diana who was known as the English Marilyn Monroe : DORS
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"Almost done!" : ONETOGO
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Kind of juice : GASTRIC
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1998 animated film with Woody Allen's voice : ANTZ
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Schuss, e.g. : SKI
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Poker bullet : ACE
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Sternward : AFT
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Puts on : STAGES
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Boxer Roberto : DURAN
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"Cool, man!" : FAROUT
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Wildly : AMOK
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Hangman's noose, symbolically : DOOM
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Madison Avenue output : ADS
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It goes for a buck : DOE
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"___-di-dah" : LAH
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The Clinton years, e.g. : ERA
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What hoopsters are to most people : TALLER
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"The ___ File" : ODESSA
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Try to get money from : SUE
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Number of arms on a squid : TEN
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Deli fish : LOX
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Japanese tie, of a sort : OBI
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Like fresh paint : WET
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Cable inits. : TBS
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Paris street : RUE
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Big grocery chain : IGA
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"Good buddy" : CBER
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Exercise daily : KEEPFIT
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Russian revolutionary of 1917 : TROTSKY
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X-ray doses : RADS
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Photo blowup: Abbr. : ENL
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Fossil stat : AGE
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Your: Fr. : TES
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Ceremony sites : ALTARS
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Classic Notre Dame football coach : ROCKNE
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Emphatic agreements : AMENS
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Cutup : HAM
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Transform : ADAPT
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Topper : CAP
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Big ___, Calif. : SUR
Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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