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Byron Walden
Byron Walden

NY Times, Sun, Feb 27, 2005  DIAGRAMLESS

Author:
Byron Walden
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 16, Columns: 17, Words: 72, Blocks: 85, Across Lite
Notepad: This diagramless is 17 squares wide by 16 squares deep and has left/right symmetry. The first square across is the first square in the first row.
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© 2005, The New York Times
Across
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Sierra ___ mountains : MADRE
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Trains in a ring : SPARS
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Any fruit like a peach or cherry : DRUPE
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Summons after a certain supermarket mishap : CLEANUPONAISLESIX
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New Year's Eve V.I.P.'s : DESIGNATEDDRIVERS
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Plow pullers : OXEN
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Hatfields and McCoys, e.g. : ENEMIES
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Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
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___ a one : NARY
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"___ for Noose" (Sue Grafton novel) : NIS
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After-hours : LATE
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Little scurrier : ANT
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Master control site for electric lights : SWITCHBOX
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Middle grade : CEE
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Mormons, for short : LDS
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Item in a new shirt : PIN
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___-en-Provence : AIX
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Gridiron grp. north of the border : CFL
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2000 title role for Richard Gere : DRT
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Gillette brand : ATRA
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Former Georgia senator Miller : ZELL
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Corrida cheer : OLE
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Quaint letter salutation : SIRS
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Word that may follow the start of 16-, 19-, 27-, 52-, 59- or 63-Across : HITTERS
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___ gum (ice cream ingredient) : GUAR
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Doesn't feel well : AILS
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With 51-Across, what "they're playing" : OUR
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See 50-Across : SONG
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Start to park : PULLINTOASPOT
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Othello, for one : MOOR
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Pigeon-___ : TOED
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Juice source? : POWERCORD
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"Am I dreaming?!" : PINCHME
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Spanish "uncle" : NOMAS
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Old records, for short : LPS
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Arches site : MCDONALDS
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City in Virginia or Egypt : ALEXANDRIA
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Gaza, for example : DESERTSTRIP
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Wet, weatherwise : RAINY
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London's home: Abbr. : ENG
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Bridge : SPAN
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Packing a punch : POTENT
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Not packing a punch : ANEMIC
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Root whose root means "root" : RADISH
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People usually want you to take theirs : SIDE
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551, to Flavius : DLI
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Make merry : REVEL
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E-mail necessity : USERACCOUNT
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Jolly Roger : PIRATEFLAG
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Terry Bradshaw, for example : EXSTEELER
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Article in Le Monde : UNE
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Yearbook sect. : SRS
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Place to be loofahed : SPA
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Accompanied by : WITH
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Cross letters : INRI
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Boxer Max : BAER
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Aromatherapy supplies : OILS
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Giant, in T-shirt sizes : XXL
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Scads : ATON
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Goose egg : ZERO
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Poor part of town : SLUM
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Royal rebuke? : TUT
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Saintly : GOOD
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Spill (over) : SLOP
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Did 80, say : SPED
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Skating maneuver : LOOP
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Golfer Hale : IRWIN
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Little bits : ATOMS
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Aggrieved : SORE
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Organic compound : ENOL
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Dudley Do-right's org. : RCMP
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Cartoonist Addams : CHAS
Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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