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Fred Piscop
Fred Piscop

NY Times, Sun, Nov 23, 2003 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 first square in the first row.
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© 2003, The New York Times
Across
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Blueprint detail : SPEC
5
Wise off to : SASS
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Put to rest : ALLAY
11
Easy out : POPUP
12
Scale notes : FAS
15
Depiction on the South Carolina quarter : PALMETTOTREE
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The Beatles' "___ Fell" : IFI
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Leaves temporarily : STEPSOUT
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Lacking a match : ODD
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PC components : CRTS
22
Spore producers : FERNS
23
Therapy issues : NEUROSES
25
Hand in a glove : FIST
26
Piddling : PALTRY
27
Sun. delivery : SER
28
Jackie's designer : OLEG
32
Break in relations : RIFT
33
Eliot's Adam : BEDE
34
Where Hercules slew a lion : NEMEA
36
Christmas visitor, maybe : INLAW
38
Qu├ębec place name starter : STE
39
Depiction on the Massachusetts quarter : MINUTEMAN
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An end to sex? : IST
43
Heart parts : ATRIA
45
Use a pick : STRUM
46
P.R. people : AGTS
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Bit of hair : HANK
48
Eastern discipline : YOGA
49
Seashell seller : SHE
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Got soft : MELTED
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Director Gus Van ___ : SANT
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Not of this world : ETHEREAL
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Usher's path : AISLE
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Plug away (at) : TOIL
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Mineral suffix : ITE
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Most Little Leaguers : PRETEENS
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Like a pfc. : ENL
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Depiction on the Delaware quarter : CAESARRODNEY
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Prot., for one : REL
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Dropped 11-Across, say : ERROR
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Taxi, usually : SEDAN
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Checker, e.g. : DISC
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Be overfond : DOTE
Down
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Chuckleheads : SAPS
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Surveyor's map : PLAT
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Vogue rival : ELLE
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Place for storytelling : CAMPFIRE
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One in need of drying out : SOT
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Chip shot site : APRON
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Napped fabric : SUEDE
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Hit the gas : SPEDUP
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Toadies' replies : YESES
11
Nursery supply : POTS
12
Depiction on the North Carolina quarter : FIRSTFLIGHT
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Diet soda problem, to many : AFTERTASTE
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Wimp : SISSY
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Trattoria treat : TORTONI
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Wine holder : TUN
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Defense secretary Powell : COLIN
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___ to go (eager) : RARIN
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Depiction on the Kentucky quarter : FEDERALHILL
27
Establish an effect : SETTHETONE
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Grid great Dawson : LEN
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Avian runners : EMUS
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Big name in oil : GETTY
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Eagles' org. : BSA
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Prefix with -naut : AERO
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Mg. and kg. : WTS
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Producer : MAKER
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Hold up : MUG
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One into collecting : AMASSER
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Military info, briefly : INTEL
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Medicine frequency, maybe : ASNEEDED
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Hack's gadget : METER
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Cleared off, in a way : DEICED
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Some choristers : ALTOS
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Pac-Man company : ATARI
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Lecherous looks : LEERS
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On ___ with : APAR
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Discount rack abbr. : IRR
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Prefix with -morph : ENDO
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"Cool!" : NEAT
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"Auld Lang ___" : SYNE
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Liberal arts subj. : SOC
Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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