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Paula Gamache
Paula Gamache

NY Times, Sun, Dec 07, 2014 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:
Paula Gamache
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: 76, Blocks: 80, Across Lite, PDF
Notepad: This diagramless is 17 squares wide by 17 squares deep and has regular crossword symmetry. 1-Across begins in the third square in the first row.
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© 2014, The New York Times
Across
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Get a bit teary : MISTUP
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Titan associated with water : OCEANUS
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Standard grading range : ABCDF
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State of great excitement : FEVERPITCH
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One humiliating a fraternity pledge, say : HAZER
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Skating leap : AXEL
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Of the heavens : ASTRAL
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"Ditto" : ASAMI
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"___ darn shame" : ITSA
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Chatted online, for short : IMED
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Choice on the fairway : IRON
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Fashion designer Turk : TRINA
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Romance at a camp, say : SUMMERFLING
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Domestic : HANDMAID
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Credit ___ (Zurich-based banking giant) : SUISSE
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Winning : ONTOP
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Once, once : ERST
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Hamburger meat : GROUNDCHUCK
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Settled : ALIT
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Chili con ___ : QUESO
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Big show : SPLASH
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Rose Bowl locale : PASADENA
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It may be covered with get-well messages : PLASTERCAST
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Thus far : TONOW
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Pet food brand : IAMS
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Meander : ROAM
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Countertenor : ALTO
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Wine from northern Spain : RIOJA
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Some political writings : TRACTS
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Canterbury can : GAOL
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Conclude by : ENDAT
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Retro things ... or what 14-, 28-, 37- and 49-Across have? : THROWBACKS
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Cordwood unit : STERE
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Old NBC western : LARAMIE
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Show leniency : BEKIND
Down
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Takes up residence : MOVESIN
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Where Reykjavik is : ICELAND
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Sun. church talk : SER
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Snack at a Spanish bar : TAPA
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Les √Čtats-___ : UNIS
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Stroke on the green : PUTT
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Theater curtain : SCRIM
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"I see what you did!" : AHA
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Mythical serpent with a killer gaze : BASILISK
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Dictatorial, Russian-style : CZARIST
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Fiends : DEMONS
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Decorative lampshade feature : FRINGE
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Islam, e.g. : FAITH
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Stormtrooper in "Star Wars," e.g. : EXTRA
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Jon of "Mad Men" : HAMM
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Shelter : LEE
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Author of "The Butter Battle Book" : DRSEUSS
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Casanova : AMORIST
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In ___ (undisturbed) : SITU
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Japanese noodles : UDON
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What a mink has, naturally : FURCOAT
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Sot's order : ANOTHER
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"Stat!" : PDQ
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Apothecary's container : GLASSJAR
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Some trophies : CUPS
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Criticism : HEAT
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In fashion : ALAMODE
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Religious high points? : SPIRES
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Lament : PLAINT
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Repeat : DOAGAIN
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Intertwined : ENLACED
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Taboo : NOTOK
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Objects of M.P. hunts : AWOLS
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Fail to keep : ROT
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Haul : CART
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Menotti title role : AMAHL
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Attacked a sub? : ATE
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Zodiac symbol : CRAB
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Burned rubber : TORE
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Love letter letters : SWAK
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Org. representing songwriters : BMI
Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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