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Fred Piscop
Fred Piscop

NY Times, Sun, Feb 06, 2000 Diagramless

Author:
Fred Piscop
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: 84, Blocks: 76, Across Lite
Notepad: This diagramless is 17 squares wide by 17 squares deep and has regular crossword symmetry. 1-Across begins in the sixth square of the top row.
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© 2000, The New York Times
Across
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Oxygen-dependent organism : AEROBE
7
Orienteering need : MAP
10
Blip's cause on a Richter scale : TREMOR
11
___ grudge : BEARA
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Exalted Indian : RANI
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The audiophile played the ___ : TAPERECORDER
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Shoptalk : ARGOT
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Swelled head : EGO
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Cloverleaf feature : ONRAMP
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The club director played the ___ : HOUSEORGAN
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Grins from ear to ear : BEAMS
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Without much dissent : SOLIDLY
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Main lines : AORTAE
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Rebellious Turner : NAT
30
Nighttime occurrence : DEWFALL
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"Newhart" setting : INN
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Baseball great Sandberg : RYNE
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Opera set in Egypt : AIDA
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Pretend : ACT
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The mechanic played the ___ : BRAKEDRUM
42
"Be Prepared" org. : BSA
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U. S. Grant or R. E. Lee, e.g. : GENL
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Vintners' valley : NAPA
48
Old biddy : HEN
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Peccadillo : MISDEED
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N.Y.P.D. broadcast : APB
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The Ebro flows through it : ARAGON
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Worn-out T-shirt, maybe : DUSTRAG
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Cartoon skunk Pepe : LEPEW
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The frontiersman played the ___ : POWDERHORN
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Slip by : ELAPSE
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Way through Qu├ębec : RUE
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After-dinner order : SANKA
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The philanderer played the ___ : LOVETRIANGLE
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In order : NEAT
70
Nobel or Celsius : SWEDE
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Onassis, e.g. : TYCOON
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Banned bug killer : DDT
73
Sleeping sickness carrier : TSETSE
Down
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Bar assn. member : ATT
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Failed amendment : ERA
3
Set at a new level, as an exchange rate : REPEG
4
End of a series : OMEGA
5
Element #5 : BORON
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Poetic preposition : ERE
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Strand : MAROON
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Lean and bony : ANGULAR
9
Excessive display of reverence : PIOSITY
11
Big boo-boo : BONER
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Unstable : ERRATIC
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Uncompromising : ADAMANT
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Saccharin discoverer Ira : REMSEN
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Artist Hans : ARP
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Pep rally cries : RAHS
18
Language developed about 1959 : COBOL
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Rocker Nugent : TED
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Longer in the tooth : OLDER
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Corned beef holder : RYE
28
Plant-growth retardant : ALAR
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Comes to : WAKES
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Hellhound : FIEND
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Discombobulate : ADDLE
36
Mavericks' org. : NBA
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Sawbones' grp. : AMA
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Opposed to, in the sticks : AGIN
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Excessive : UNDUE
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Leave desolate : BEREAVE
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Went nuts : SNAPPED
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Full house, say : PATHAND
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Clad like a barbecuer : APRONED
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Declare holy : HALLOW
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Greenskeeper's need : MOWER
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Byrnes or Hall : EDD
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Speak sharply to : BARKAT
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Beau ___ : GESTE
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A.A.R.P. members : SRS
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Pesky flier : GNAT
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Says the rosary : PRAYS
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Perfume amount : OUNCE
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"Ain't ___ Fun" : WEGOT
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C.T.A. trains : ELS
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Addams family cousin : ITT
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___ Gatos, Calif. : LOS
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Hydrocarbon suffix : ENE
Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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