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Patrick Blindauer
Patrick Blindauer

NY Times, Sun, Mar 21, 2010 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:
Patrick Blindauer
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: 78, Blocks: 88
Notepad: This diagramless is 17 squares wide by 17 squares deep and has regular crossword symmetry. The first square across is the sixth box in the first row.
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© 2010, The New York Times
Across
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Restrain, as a dog : CHAINUP
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Doctor's determination : DIAGNOSIS
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The "C" in A.C.L.U. : CIVIL
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Meth. or Presb. : DENOM
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Camera inits. : SLR
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Certain computer keys: Abbr. : ESCS
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Camera part : IRIS
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Sign on a door : LADIES
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Raga instruments : SITARS
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Chinese "way" : TAO
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"It's clear to me at last" : ISEENOW
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Municipal bldgs. : CTRS
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19th-century gunsmith Samuel : COLT
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Lunch order, quickly : BLT
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Clinton adviser Harold : ICKES
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First of 12: Abbr. : JAN
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Creature that hibernates : TOAD
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Try to get off the ground, say : FLAP
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Like satellites : INORBIT
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Fourth of 12: Abbr. : APR
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Counts (on) : RELIES
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Cab Calloway catchphrase : HIDEHO
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Lock pick? : COMB
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Actor Morales : ESAI
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Council member: Abbr. : ALD
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Roulette centerpiece : WHEEL
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French river to the English Channel : SOMME
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Glance (at) : TAKEAPEEK
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Casino personnel : DEALERS
Down
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___ Field (Shea replacement) : CITI
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Where to find the Apollo : HARLEM
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Turkish title : AGA
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Pen filler : INK
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Affirmative action : NOD
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Like garage sale items : USED
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Prop for Frosty the Snowman : PIPE
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Org. known for its long lines : DMV
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Former Seattle team, for short : SONICS
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Area observed from a tower : AIRFIELD
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Peter of the Monkees : TORK
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Warren Beatty film role : CLYDEBARROW
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"Uncle" of old TV : MILTONBERLE
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Married mujeres: Abbr. : SRAS
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Subway stop names, usually: Abbr. : STS
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Hummus base : CHICKPEAS
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Sicilian seven : SETTE
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Circus performer : SEAL
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Roman 151 : CLI
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Best Musical of 1996 : RENT
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Bear: Sp. : OSO
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Ankle bones : TARSI
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Auditing org. : IRS
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Speckle : DOT
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23-Down song whose title asks a question : WILLI
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War, e.g. : CARDGAME
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Michael of Hollywood : CAINE
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___ de vivre : JOIE
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Strike lightly : TAP
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12-nation cartel : OPEC
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Inserted money in, as a parking meter : FED
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Org. with six Canadian members : NHL
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"If ___ a Hammer" : IHAD
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Becky's beau, in literature : TOM
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Singer Plant of Led Zeppelin : ROBERT
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Subway stop: Abbr. : STA
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"If you ask me," in chat room lingo : IMHO
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Michael of Hollywood : EISNER
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"Zounds!" : EGAD
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Many a camp locale : LAKE
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Pindaric poetry : ODES
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___ Day (natl. holiday since 1986) : MLK
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PBS supporter : NEA
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"2001" character : HAL
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"2001" character : APE
Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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