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Paula Gamache
Paula Gamache

NY Times, Sun, Feb 03, 2013 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:
Paula Gamache
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: 88, Blocks: 75, Across Lite
Notepad: This diagramless is 17 squares wide by 17 squares deep and has regular crossword symmetry. 1-Across begins in the first square of the first row.
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© 2013, The New York Times
Across
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Do the lawn : MOW
4
Masterpiece : GEM
7
Word with powder or blue : BABY
11
___ carte : ALA
12
Avatar of Vishnu : RAMA
13
Hodgepodge : OLIO
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Traditional English landscape component : HEDGEROW
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Basketball jam : DUNK
17
Author McEwan : IAN
20
Vodka cocktail : GIMLET
21
Toscanini, for one : MAESTRO
23
Close associates : COTERIE
27
Customer : CLIENT
28
Where an angel may perch : CHRISTMASTREE
30
Customer support site, maybe : INDIA
34
Potter's matter : CLAY
35
Handlebar Club requirement : MOUSTACHE
38
California locale whose name may be related to the Spanish for "the jewel" : LAJOLLA
45
California locale whose name is Spanish for "poplar grove" : ALAMEDA
46
With no surprises : ASUSUAL
47
Harry who sang "Everybody's Talkin'" : NILSSON
48
Sea air catcher : SHIPSSAIL
50
Sea greeting : AHOY
52
Goes sightseeing : TOURS
53
Annual presidential proposal : FEDERALBUDGET
61
Toy train name : LIONEL
62
Corkscrews, e.g. : OPENERS
64
Steamy stuff : EROTICA
66
Indo-Europeans : ARYANS
69
Blue Stater, for short : DEM
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It's above a 35-Across : NOSE
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What 14-, 28-, 35-, 48- and 53-Across may need : TRIMMING
74
Bad, bad, bad : EVIL
75
Sheltered : ALEE
76
John of England : LOO
77
Paper order : REAM
78
Saint-___-l'École, France : CYR
79
Recede : EBB
Down
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___-jongg : MAH
2
Cassini of fashion : OLEG
3
Desert stream : WADI
4
Nephew of King Arthur : GARETH
5
Ham on stage : EMOTER
6
Big mouth : MAW
7
Physique, slangily : BOD
8
Dubya, to Yale, e.g. : ALUM
9
Popular breath spray : BINACA
10
Country folk : YOKELS
12
Moves to a new town : RELOCATES
15
Detroit inits. : GMC
17
Old Roman road : ITER
18
"Rule, Britannia" composer : ARNE
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E, F or G, but not H : NOTE
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Perch : SIT
24
Loaded : RICH
25
Cruise stopover : ISLE
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Hellenic H : ETA
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Vietnamese hamlet in 1969 news : MYLAI
30
Somalian supermodel : IMAN
31
___ me tangere : NOLI
32
Twofold : DUAL
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Belief systems : ISMS
36
Ruckus : ADO
37
Venetian "road" : CANAL
39
African biter : ASP
40
"Oh yeah? I dare you!" : JUSTTRYME
41
___ buco : OSSO
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Wailea wingding : LUAU
43
Hideaway : LAIR
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"___ fair ..." : ALLS
48
Thick fog, informally : SOUP
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"Mr." of fiction : HYDE
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"The Newsroom" airer : HBO
53
Ran : FLED
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Cork's place : EIRE
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Fate : DOOM
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M.D. specialty : ENT
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Director of "Misery" : REINER
58
Nook : ALCOVE
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Great or awful, in slang : GNARLY
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More weird : EERIER
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"Casablanca" role : SAM
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___ Minor : ASIA
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Aswan Dam site : NILE
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Snooty sort : SNOB
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Shade maker : ELM
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Part of O-O-O : TAC
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Lump : GOB
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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