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Patrick Blindauer
Patrick Blindauer

NY Times, Sun, Oct 04, 2009 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:
Patrick Blindauer
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 19, Words: 78, Blocks: 132
Notepad: This diagramless is 19 squares wide by 17 squares deep and has regular crossword symmetry. The first square across is the first box in the first row.
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© 2009, The New York Times
Across
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Getaway for future astronauts : SPACECAMP
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Response to an investigative reporter, sometimes : NOCOMMENT
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It has locks in Lockport : ERIECANAL
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Like some triangles : ISOSCELES
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25-Down on a piano : METRONOME
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25-Down in a court : SHOTCLOCK
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Hollywood's home: Abbr. : FLA
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Down a sub, e.g. : EAT
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Distribute : ALLOT
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Some "Grey's Anatomy" sets, for short : ERS
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"What's the ___?" ("Who cares?") : DIF
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All-Star third baseman Ron : CEY
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Vote for : YEA
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One may be crowned : MOLAR
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Calvin Coolidge's alma mater : AMHERST
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Pointed : AIMED
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Undergrad degs. : BAS
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Anxious father-to-be, maybe : PACER
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Hacker's aid : MACHETE
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Indian city of 15+ million : DELHI
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Specialist doc : ENT
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Scand. land : NOR
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Holiday ___ : INN
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Netflix rental : DVD
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Figure usually seen in a turban : GENIE
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Some M.I.T. alumni: Abbr. : EES
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Uruguayan uncle : TIO
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25-Down on "60 Minutes" : STOPWATCH
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25-Down in this puzzle : HOURGLASS
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Camera insert : AABATTERY
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They do taxing work : IRSAGENTS
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In one's Sunday best : DRESSEDUP
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Keeps it together : STAYSSANE
Down
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Religious inst. : SEM
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Start to vent? : PRE
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River islet : AIT
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Writer/publisher Bennett : CERF
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Place to study en fran├žais : ECOLE
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Tweety Bird, e.g. : CANARY
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"I'll take that as ___" : ANO
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"We Need a Little Christmas" musical : MAME
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Beseech : PLEAD
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"___ for Noose" (Grafton book) : NIS
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Cong. created it in 1970 : OSHA
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Hipster : COOLCAT
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Horse handler : OSTLER
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Hatfield adversary : MCCOY
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Hot sandwich : MELT
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Platinum-selling rock grp. that includes a violinist : ELO
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Japanese I.T. giant : NEC
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"For shame!" : TSK
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Science fiction device ... or a chronometer? : TIMEMACHINE
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Black, White or Red follower : SEA
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Anticipate : FORESEE
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Cold war org.? : AMA
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Hit of the '60s? : LSD
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Patio brazier : HIBACHI
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Goombah : PAL
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I-5 or I-95, e.g.: Abbr. : RTE
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Deserved : MERITED
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Tackle's teammate : END
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Alternative to sell : DONATE
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Meal supporter : TVTRAY
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Small amphibians : NEWTS
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Certain soft drinks : NEHIS
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Taye of "How Stella Got Her Groove Back" : DIGGS
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Transcript figs. : GPAS
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Neutral shade : ECRU
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Kind : SORT
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Cries after charges : OLES
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Regrettable : SAD
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Roof cover : TAR
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Queen's honor: Abbr. : OBE
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Part of a right triangle: Abbr. : HYP
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"Surfin' ___" : USA
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Alicia of "Falcon Crest" : ANA
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Depot: Abbr. : STN
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N.D.-to-La. dir. : SSE
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