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Paula Gamache
Paula Gamache

NY Times, Sun, Feb 20, 2011 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:
Paula Gamache
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: 82, Blocks: 86
Notepad: This diagramless is 17 squares wide by 17 squares deep and has regular crossword symmetry. 1-Across begins in the 4th square of the top row.
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© 2011, The New York Times
Across
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Rand McNally product : MAP
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Maker of Valium and Tamiflu : ROCHE
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Off the beaten ___ : PATH
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Coffee, e.g., for Colombia : EXPORT
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Study of ocean organisms : MARINEBIOLOGY
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Showy garden bloomers : ANEMONES
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Trattoria course : PASTA
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___ stew : INA
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Work of Pindar : ODE
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Accepted by vote : ADOPTED
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Branch : LIMB
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Longtime maker of popemobiles : MERCEDESBENZ
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Not in France? : PAS
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Shoemakers' tools : AWLS
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It might come with a bill: Abbr. : SASE
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___ Palmas, Canary Islands : LAS
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Show on tape, maybe : REAIR
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Lead-in for dames or demoiselles : MES
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Arresting officer's recital : MIRANDARIGHTS
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S&P classification : AAA
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Letter-shaped building piece : IBEAM
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Rhyme-reason connector : NOR
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Gucci of fashion : ALDO
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German article : EINE
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Junior : SON
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Twining plant with funnel-shaped flowers : MORNINGGLORY
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It smells : NOSE
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Fast runner : CHEETAH
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Moo ___ pork : SHU
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Tape speed abbr. : IPS
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Place to pick up a date? : OASIS
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Psyched : PUMPEDUP
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Agatha Christie output : MURDERMYSTERY
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Reading a 67-Across, for some : ESCAPE
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Ashe Stadium org. : USTA
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Procter & Gamble soap : CAMAY
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N.Y.C. subway letters : MTA
Down
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Injure : MAIM
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___ cost (free) : ATNO
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Whiz kid, say : PHENOM
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Paul of "Mad About You" : REISER
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Kitchen gadget brand : OXO
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Army two-striper: Abbr. : CPL
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"Yoo-___" : HOO
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Bit of work : ERG
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Bit of audiophile equipment : PREAMP
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Proofreaders' catches : TYPOS
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Letters : MAIL
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Years in the Vatican : ANNI
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"Adam ___" : BEDE
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Perp alerts : APBS
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Ticks off : STEAMS
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Wound up : TENSE
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Cutting tools : ADZES
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First name in 1950s politics : ADLAI
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Architect's work : DESIGN
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East Indies island : BALI
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Ice cream topping : CARAMEL
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Pretty pitcher : EWER
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Dress with a decorative border : SARI
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Old Belgian airline : SABENA
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Fraternity symbols : RHOS
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Nursers of niƱos : MADRES
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Whinny : NEIGH
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"Doggone it!" : DANG
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Suffix with Jumbo : TRON
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Transmission repair franchise : AAMCO
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Word heard coming and going : ALOHA
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"Dedicated to the ___ Love" : ONEI
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"Beats me" : NOIDEA
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Answer to "Who's that?" : ITSME
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Fish-eating hawk : OSPREY
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Baba au ___ : RHUM
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Maiden in "The Mikado" : YUMYUM
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Goose on a ranch? : SPUR
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Make out : ESPY
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"Hey you!" : PSST
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James of jazz : ETTA
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Trojan's domain: Abbr. : USC
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___ Victor : RCA
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Barrier : DAM
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Ecol. monitor : EPA
Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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