This web browser is not supported. Use Chrome, Edge, Safari, or Firefox for best results.
Fred Piscop
Fred Piscop

NY Times, Sun, Feb 28, 2016 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:
Fred Piscop
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: 84, Blocks: 82, Across Lite, PDF
Notepad: This diagramless is 17 squares wide by 17 squares deep and has regular symmetry. 1-Across begins in the first square of the first row.
1
S
2
C
3
O
4
P
5
E
6
A
R
M
O
R
7
S
8
E
9
T
10
H
11
J
12
I
13
B
14
S
15
R
A
I
L
R
16
O
17
A
D
T
I
E
18
I
N
R
E
19
A
N
T
E
20
A
B
A
T
E
S
21
M
A
A
M
22
H
E
S
23
S
T
O
K
E
R
S
24
S
K
I
25
L
A
H
R
26
D
27
I
N
E
28
E
29
D
I
T
30
T
31
I
32
P
33
O
D
I
S
34
T
35
S
36
M
U
D
S
37
L
I
D
E
38
P
R
I
T
H
E
E
39
P
B
S
40
C
I
V
I
L
41
S
U
I
T
42
O
R
E
43
G
E
T
44
H
O
M
E
45
T
A
G
S
A
46
L
E
S
47
A
D
J
U
R
E
48
S
C
I
49
R
O
S
E
50
A
M
E
S
51
L
52
A
O
S
53
N
C
O
54
G
55
O
56
B
57
L
I
N
D
58
P
59
E
60
T
61
O
K
R
62
A
63
A
G
E
I
S
T
64
E
E
L
Y
65
D
E
M
I
66
B
L
A
S
T
I
67
N
G
C
A
P
68
S
T
E
M
69
S
E
N
T
70
A
G
A
T
E
71
B
O
N
E
D
© 2016, The New York Times
Across
1
Rifle attachment useful in targeting : SCOPE
6
Knight's protection : ARMOR
7
Brother of Cain and Abel : SETH
11
Triangular sails : JIBS
15
The conductor wore a ___ : RAILROADTIE
18
Concerning, on memos : INRE
19
Start the kitty : ANTE
20
Slackens off : ABATES
21
Hat-tipper's word : MAAM
22
Guys, not gals : HES
23
Furnace feeders : STOKERS
24
Travel like a biathlete : SKI
25
Cowardly Lion player : LAHR
26
Eat with a napkin on one's lap, say : DINE
28
Menu heading with Copy and Paste commands : EDIT
30
Start to capsize : TIP
33
Pindar and others : ODISTS
36
Post-rainstorm disaster : MUDSLIDE
38
Old-style "please" : PRITHEE
39
Where to watch "Sesame Street" : PBS
40
The attorney wore a ___ : CIVILSUIT
42
"-ite" material, often : ORE
43
Complete a journey : GETHOME
45
Bargain hunters' stops : TAGSALES
47
Request in earnest : ADJURE
48
Ecol., for one : SCI
49
Part of many a bouquet : ROSE
50
Iowa State's home : AMES
51
Neighbor of Vietnam : LAOS
53
Staff sgt., e.g. : NCO
54
Lose sight of things? : GOBLIND
58
Cat or hamster : PET
61
Pod in Cajun cookery : OKRA
63
Discriminatory, in a way : AGEIST
64
Hard to grab onto : EELY
65
Moore of "Ghost" : DEMI
66
The demolitionist wore a ___ : BLASTINGCAP
68
Line on a musical note : STEM
69
FedExed, say : SENT
70
Playing marble : AGATE
71
Like a fillet : BONED
Down
1
Ex-governor Palin : SARAH
2
Stretch, as one's neck : CRANE
3
Skips over : OMITS
4
Gondolier's tool : POLE
5
Cause a snafu, say : ERR
7
Crazy Horse Memorial locale: Abbr. : SDAK
8
Suffix with Smurf : ETTE
9
Level : TIER
10
Seller of toy fuel trucks : HESS
11
Huck Finn's raftmate : JIM
12
Visibly peeved : INASNIT
13
The auto mechanic wore ___ : BRAKESHOES
14
Vehicle in a convoy : SEMI
16
Witness's words : OATH
17
Unsuccessful, as a launch : ABORTIVE
23
Factor in college admissions : SATSCORE
25
Tankard topper : LID
26
Day of "Pillow Talk" : DORIS
27
Race officially listed at 1,049 miles : IDITAROD
28
Certain war zone reporter : EMBED
29
The book dealer wore a ___ : DUSTJACKET
31
Exiled Amin : IDI
32
Trappers' wares : PELTS
34
Succinctly worded : TERSE
35
Match, in a way : SEE
37
Mojito garnishes : LIMES
38
Ring competitor : PUGILIST
39
Sports org. with a tour : PGA
41
Certain bunt, for short : SAC
44
"Just go along with this" : HUMORME
46
L.A.P.D. part : LOS
52
Dissenter's position : ANTI
53
Starts to doze : NODS
54
Shoots the breeze : GABS
55
Make goo-goo eyes at : OGLE
56
Knock on the noggin : BEAN
57
Handout at a scavenger hunt : LIST
58
Praline nut : PECAN
59
Gladden : ELATE
60
Hunted and pecked, say : TYPED
62
A 1-Across improves it : AIM
64
Frozen waffle brand : EGGO
67
Catch red-handed : NAB
Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

Found bugs or have suggestions?