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Frank Longo
Frank Longo

NY Times, Sun, Nov 01, 1998 Diagramless

Author:
Frank Longo
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: 90, Blocks: 84, 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.
1
P
2
A
3
N
4
D
5
A
6
O
7
P
8
E
9
E
R
I
E
C
10
A
N
A
L
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M
12
O
13
O
14
D
I
X
I
E
L
A
N
D
15
J
A
Z
Z
16
G
17
M
18
C
19
E
P
A
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O
R
Z
O
21
A
A
U
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B
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I
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G
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R
A
M
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O
S
G
I
N
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F
I
Z
Z
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D
R
N
O
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R
A
F
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E
E
L
E
D
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J
A
C
O
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B
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F
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R
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O
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A
T
A
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S
C
H
N
O
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Z
39
Z
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T
E
N
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U
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I
T
Y
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P
E
A
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C
H
F
U
Z
Z
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D
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E
P
E
C
H
E
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P
I
Z
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Z
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A
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Z
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Z
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P
A
D
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H
A
J
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Y
A
H
O
O
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E
R
I
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C
57
A
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O
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P
60
A
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P
A
N
E
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B
E
T
T
Y
S
63
H
64
A
B
A
Z
65
Z
66
S
T
E
67
I
V
E
68
S
T
E
W
69
R
T
E
70
Z
E
D
71
T
H
E
L
72
A
T
E
S
73
T
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B
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U
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Z
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Z
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S
E
P
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T
I
C
T
A
C
T
O
E
80
M
I
S
81
O
D
E
O
N
© 1998, The New York Times
Across
1
Bamboo-eating "bear" : PANDA
6
Unlock, in verse : OPE
9
DeWitt Clinton's waterway : ERIECANAL
11
Farm greeting : MOO
14
New Orleans music : DIXIELANDJAZZ
16
Detroit auto co. : GMC
19
Clean air org. : EPA
20
Ricelike pasta : ORZO
21
Junior Olympics org. : AAU
22
Full-grown : BIG
25
Cocktail with egg white and cream : RAMOSGINFIZZ
28
First Bond film : DRNO
29
British mil. fliers : RAF
30
Trapped morays : EELED
31
Biblical birthright buyer : JACOB
33
To and ___ : FRO
36
___ moment's notice : ATA
37
Durante feature : SCHNOZZ
40
Thinness of consistency : TENUITY
43
Prepubescent facial hair : PEACHFUZZ
45
___ Mode (British band) : DEPECHE
47
Flair : PIZZAZZ
52
Mouse accessory : PAD
53
Uris book, with "The" : HAJ
54
Philistine : YAHOO
55
"All My Children" siren : ERICA
58
___-Locka, Fla. : OPA
61
French door feature : PANE
62
Malcolm X's wife : BETTYSHABAZZ
66
Canonized Fr. woman : STE
67
"___ had it!" : IVE
68
Étouffée, e.g. : STEW
69
Itinerary abbr. : RTE
70
Alphabet ender, overseas : ZED
71
Liz Smith's concern : THELATESTBUZZ
78
Labor Day mo. : SEP
79
Kids' game : TICTACTOE
80
Prefix with fit or fortune : MIS
81
"___ a Grecian Urn" : ODEON
Down
1
___ Xing : PED
2
Actress Meyers : ARI
3
Veto : NIX
4
Agnus ___ : DEI
5
Point of no return? : ACE
6
___ with (comparable to) : ONAPAR
7
Summer hat : PANAMA
8
Antiquity, in antiquity : ELD
10
New York Yankee, e.g., briefly : ALER
11
Actress Helgenberger : MARG
12
Harriet's hubby : OZZIE
13
Kind of layer : OZONE
15
"___ Boys" (Alcott book) : JOS
16
Mirth : GAIETY
17
Miata maker : MAZDA
18
Since, slangily : CUZ
22
Bric-a-___ : BRAC
23
Snowfall measure : INCH
24
Hired hoodlum : GOON
26
Not working : OFFTHEJOB
27
Motorist's woe : FLAT
28
CD players : DJS
32
Comet Hale-___ : BOPP
34
Wrestling V.I.P. : REF
35
"Movin' ___" (old TV theme) : ONUP
38
Zuider follower : ZEE
39
"Gremlins" star Galligan : ZACH
41
Israeli weapon : UZI
42
I. F. Stone's nickname : IZZY
44
Chinese tea : CHA
45
Flitted : DARTED
46
Rework : EDIT
48
Electrocutes : ZAPS
49
At the drop of ___ : AHAT
50
Part of D.M.Z. : ZONE
51
Akins or Caldwell : ZOE
52
Annoy : PEEVE
56
Pathological sacs : CYSTS
57
___ crow flies : ASTHE
59
Sequel tag : PARTII
60
Nahuatl speakers : AZTECS
62
Hollywood, with "the" : BIZ
63
"'Umble" Dickens man : HEEP
64
Piercing tool : AWL
65
Gusto : ZEST
72
Bread machine? : ATM
73
Guiding thought : TAO
74
A following? : BCD
75
Old Arapaho foe : UTE
76
Madhouse : ZOO
77
Perfect state : ZEN
Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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