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Fred Piscop
Fred Piscop

NY Times, Sun, Nov 15, 2009 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:
Fred Piscop
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: 84, Blocks: 76, Across Lite
Notepad: This diagramless is 17 squares wide by 17 squares deep and has regular crossword symmetry. The first square across is the ninth box in the first row.
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© 2009, The New York Times
Across
1
Religious split : SCHISM
7
Silent sort : CLAM
11
Doughnut shop purchase : CRULLER
13
"Very funny!" : HAHA
14
There are seven ... : DEADLYSINS
17
Stratford's river : AVON
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One taking a cut : AGENT
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Neatnik's opposite : SLOVEN
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There are seven ... : DAYSINAWEEK
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"You're ___ talk!" : ONETO
25
"The Gift of the Magi" device : IRONY
26
Prefix with natal : NEO
28
Romantic number : TWO
29
Bubbly, as Alka-Seltzer : FIZZING
32
Smug expression : SMIRK
34
Letters at Indy : STP
35
Blunted blades : EPEES
36
Beach locale : COAST
37
There are seven ... : WONDERSOFTHEWORLD
45
Gaza group : HAMAS
46
Snack box items : OREOS
47
Sporty British autos : MGS
50
Makes better : CURES
51
Primatologist Jane : GOODALL
53
Feedbag morsel : OAT
54
"Helping doctors help patients" org. : AMA
55
Book of verses : BIBLE
56
Move aimlessly : DRIFT
58
There are seven ... : HILLSOFROME
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Group of nine : ENNEAD
66
Dull finish : MATTE
67
Old Subway Series stadium : SHEA
68
There are seven ... : LITTLEFOYS
70
Travelers' rests : INNS
71
Maritime route : SEALANE
72
Like a busybody : NOSY
73
Duke of Ebbets Field : SNIDER
Down
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Part of an act : SCENE
2
Large box for shipping : CRATE
3
Cabinet dept. since 1965 : HUD
4
Aches and pains : ILLS
5
Devilish glance : SLYLOOK
6
Subatomic particle : MESON
7
Scrap in 2000 election news : CHAD
8
Kilauea output : LAVA
9
Salt's call : AHOY
10
Large, as a serving of food : MANSIZED
12
Holds firmly : RIVETS
14
A bit moist : DEWY
15
Food packaging meas. : NETWT
16
Be a busybody : SNOOP
18
In a bit : ANON
19
Criminals' collective : GANG
22
Maya Angelou's "Still ___" : IRISE
23
Potato-filled goody : KNISH
27
Noted Harper's Bazaar designer : ERTE
29
Scarcely any : FEW
30
N.Y.S.E. debut : IPO
31
Some meditation : ZEN
32
Vegging-out spots : SOFAS
33
Tumblers' surfaces : MATS
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"Here, boy!" : COME
38
Baba au ___ : RHUM
39
New York's ___ Lawrence College : SARAH
40
Virginia who wrote "Mrs. Dalloway" : WOOLF
41
Calls room service, say : ORDERSIN
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Stephen of "V for Vendetta" : REA
43
13-Across, online : LOL
44
Fast link to the WWW : DSL
47
Runway strutter : MODEL
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With parsley, on a menu : GARNI
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Pinches pennies : STINTS
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Andorran's tongue : CATALAN
51
Main point : GIST
52
Slender woodwind : OBOE
55
Diner orders, briefly : BLTS
57
Fancy dos : FETES
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"___ of You" (Hank Williams Jr. album) : IMONE
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Hen, but not a rooster : LAYER
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"Not that!" : OHNO
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Macy's department : MENS
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"Piece of cake!" : EASY
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Place to get a 23-Down : DELI
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Craze : FAD
Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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