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Fred Piscop
Fred Piscop

NY Times, Sun, Oct 30, 2011 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:
Fred Piscop
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: 84, Blocks: 80, Across Lite
Notepad: This diagramless is 17 squares wide by 17 squares deep and has regular crossword symmetry. 1-Across begins in the 6th square of the first row.
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© 2011, The New York Times
Across
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Nitrous ___ (laughing gas) : OXIDE
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Mini-albums, for short : EPS
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Program for ridding the body of drugs : DETOX
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Platypus feature : BILL
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Red Cross event : BLOODDRIVE
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TV host Mandel : HOWIE
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Prefix with -pede : MILLI
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"Please, ___, I want some more" : SIR
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___ acid : AMINO
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"Are we on?" : ISITAGO
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Shaving target : STUBBLE
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Plow, sow, reap, etc. : TOILINTHEFIELDS
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Deli supply : RYE
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Umlaut component : DOT
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"Lost our lease" event : SALE
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[not my mistake] : SIC
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30-Across holder : STORE
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Hardly the gregarious type : LONER
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Botheration : ADO
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Name called to mind by the starts of 14-, 25-, 53- and 68-Across : CHURCHILL
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One with a photo in a corp. report : CEO
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Yogi's language : HINDI
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Reacted with awe : OOHED
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24-Down crew : ETS
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Focal points : LOCI
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Enterprise letters : USS
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Enterprise record : LOG
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1958 hit by Little Anthony and the Imperials : TEARSONMYPILLOW
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Amorphous creatures : AMOEBAE
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Made, as tea : STEEPED
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Pasta maker's need : FLOUR
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Toy dog, for short : POM
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Having acrobatic skill : AGILE
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Dings : DENTS
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Workout attire : SWEATPANTS
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Introduces to the mix : ADDS
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Sheet music notation : TEMPO
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Porter's "___ Girls" : LES
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Keats title starter : ODEON
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Not even : ODD
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Gen ___ : XER
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Inflammation suffix : ITIS
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Peace-loving : DOVISH
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Put forth, as effort : EXERTED
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Mass-mailing tool : ELIST
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Sabin vaccine target : POLIO
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Georg of the Chicago Symphony : SOLTI
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Cold confection : BOMBE
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Obstinate retort to "You won't!" : IWILLSO
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Country-and-western concert sight, perhaps : LINEDANCE
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MGM's roarer : LEO
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Ascap's counterpart : BMI
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Feature of some locks : DIAL
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It may be good to break : HABIT
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Midsection measurement : GIRTH
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"The joke's ___!" : ONYOU
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Tabloid photo subject : UFO
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U.S. Virgin Is., e.g. : TERR
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Winter woe : SLEET
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Bow-wielding god : EROS
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Satirist Mort : SAHL
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Bonehead : IDIOT
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Up one's sleeve, maybe : CONCEALED
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Poli ___ (college major) : SCI
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Nature lover's prefix : ECO
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Bar deg. : LLD
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Like Rizzuto's cow? : HOLY
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Stack-serving locales : IHOPS
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Walk in a hurry : LEGIT
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Top end of the Mohs scale : DIAMOND
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Tech callers : USERS
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Nasty so-and-so : SOB
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Wakes right up : SNAPSTO
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Beats hands-down : ROUTS
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Sounded like a Siamese : MEOWED
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Spring : LEAP
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At least 21, to a bouncer : LEGAL
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Weigh in verbally : OPINE
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Results of a whipping : WELTS
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___ Plaines : DES
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Rx overseer : FDA
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Viral video, e.g. : MEME
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G.I.'s address : APO
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Truck load unit : TON
Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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