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Peter Gordon
Peter Gordon

NY Times, Sun, Nov 26, 2000 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:
Peter Gordon
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: 78, Blocks: 98, 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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© 2000, The New York Times
Across
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Female swine : SOW
4
Hit an infield fly : POPUP
9
___ and aahs : OOHS
11
Food for swine : SWILL
12
Rotisserie rod : SPIT
13
Easy to grasp tightener : WINGNUT
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"Top Hat" star : ASTAIRE
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Brazilian dance : SAMBA
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Matriculates: Var. : ENROLS
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Spank : TAN
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NBC, with "the" : PEACOCKNETWORK
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Hall-of-Famer Merlin : OLSEN
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When "S.N.L." signs off, in most places : ONEAM
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Rep. : AGT
33
Twaddle : PAP
34
Singer Sumac : YMA
37
Skater Lipinski : TARA
38
Std. : REG
40
Sales pitch? : PIE
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Messy : UNKEMPT
43
Melted glace : EAU
44
Sinclair Lewis's "___ Vickers" : ANN
45
Common ice sculpture : SWAN
46
Part of ASCAP: Abbr. : SOC
48
Journal ending : ESE
49
Telepathist's skill : ESP
51
Pastry shop purchase : TARTS
53
"Jelly's Last Jam" dancer : HINES
55
Rutgers University team : SCARLETKNIGHTS
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Camera type: Abbr. : SLR
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"The Last Don" star : AIELLO
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House style : TUDOR
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"Assuredly" : NODOUBT
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Intellectual : EGGHEAD
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1952 Olympics site : OSLO
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Ranges : AREAS
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Young Lennon : SEAN
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Chicago tower name : SEARS
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Short : SHY
Down
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1998 N.L. M.V.P. Sammy : SOSA
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"Clumsy me!" : OOPS
3
Some poplars : WHITEASPENS
4
Symbol of electric flux : PSI
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Not let? : OWN
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Nonsharers : PIGS
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Arm bone : ULNA
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Salad ingredient : PLUMTOMATO
10
Batter's position : STANCE
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The King of Champagne Music : WELK
14
Stowe tow : TBAR
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Much-used modern effect : IRONY
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Mythical bird : ROC
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Singer Paul : ANKA
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___-Cat : SNO
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Old man : POPPA
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Lancelot's love : ELAINE
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Understanding : ENTENTE
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A, or the A's : TEAM
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Bends out of shape : WARPS
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Gardening places : GREENHOUSES
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Afternoon china : TEASET
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Dichlorodiethyl sulfide : MUSTARDGAS
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Egypt's Sadat : ANWAR
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Shot : GUESS
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Philosopher Jaspers : KARL
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Innocent : CHILD
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"Hey there!" : PSST
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RR stop : STA
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Homes that don't need refrigerators? : IGLOOS
56
Game on which this puzzle's theme is based : CLUE
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Benevolent : KIND
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Opposite of paleo- : NEO
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Barbarous person : OGRE
63
Mother of Hades : RHEA
65
Dull : BLAH
66
"Titanic" award : TONY
68
Hammer's place : EAR
69
Onager : ASS
Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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