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Brendan Emmett Quigley
Brendan Emmett Quigley

NY Times, Sun, Dec 05, 2004 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:
Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: 78, Blocks: 94, Across Lite
Notepad: This diagramless is 17 squares wide by 17 squares deep and has regular crossword symmetry. The first square across is the 8th square in the first row.
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© 2004, The New York Times
Across
1
Tiny bit of hair cream, e.g. : DAB
4
Use a divining rod : DOWSE
9
Go it alone : SOLO
10
Yellow-brown : OCHER
11
Snatch : GRAB
15
St. Paul and Minneapolis : TWINCITIES
17
Bank's takeback : REPO
18
Prisoner site : DUNGEON
19
Uno + due : TRE
20
When Banquo dies in "Macbeth" : ACTIII
22
Calendar abbr. : THUR
23
50's political inits. : AES
24
Basketball defense : FULLCOURTPRESS
27
"Don't give up!" : TRY
28
Sea flier : ERNE
29
Nos. people : CPAS
31
Blast maker : TNT
33
Directors Coen and Schumacher : JOELS
34
Doctor's skill ... or a hint to this puzzle's theme : BEDSIDEMANNER
39
"Jerusalem" poet : BLAKE
40
Down time? : NAP
41
De Gaulle's predecessor : COTY
42
Look (into) : GAZE
45
Plan (out) : MAP
48
Field flower : QUEENANNESLACE
53
Orbit, e.g. : GUM
54
Slicer locale : DELI
55
Answered, quickly : RSVPED
56
Dander : IRE
57
African enclave : LESOTHO
59
Stewpot : OLLA
60
Son of Uther Pendragon : KINGARTHUR
62
___ parmigiana : VEAL
63
Legendary Spaniard : ELCID
64
Shavers : LADS
65
Coeur d'___, Idaho : ALENE
66
Compass dir. : ESE
Down
1
Period of decrease, as of a stock price : DOWNTREND
2
Dismount : ALIGHT
3
Study : BONEUP
4
Slay : DOIN
5
Fall mo. : OCT
6
January store happening : WHITESALE
7
Forecasters : SEERS
8
Gaelic : ERSE
9
Comic Gilliam : STU
11
Some corruption : GRAFT
12
Happen again : RECUR
13
On the nose : APTLY
14
Seethe : BOIL
16
Letter writer: Abbr. : CORR
18
Stylish gown : DIOR
21
Chill : ICE
23
Skiing mecca : ASPEN
25
Set loose : UNTIE
26
Coll. major : ECON
30
Georgia, once: Abbr. : SSR
32
Sign of perfection : TEN
33
Sony's home : JAPAN
34
London radio inits. : BBC
35
Way with words : ELOQUENCE
36
Fact : DATUM
37
Kind of terrier : SKYE
38
Extent : MAGNITUDE
43
Home (in on) : ZERO
44
Sibilant sound : ESS
45
Bowling pin wood : MAPLE
46
Speedy train : ACELA
47
Piano part : PEDAL
49
River to the Fulda : EDER
50
Crunch maker : NESTLE
51
Warm greetings : ALOHAS
52
Ukrainian city : LVOV
53
Question closely : GRILL
56
Popular furniture retailer : IKEA
57
Stow below : LADE
58
"48___" : HRS
61
Tonic's partner : GIN
Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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