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Michael Shteyman
Michael Shteyman

NY Times, Sun, Mar 27, 2005 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:
Michael Shteyman
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: 78, Blocks: 107, Across Lite
Notepad: This diagramless is 17 squares wide by 17 squares deep and has an asymmetrical pattern. Its shape spells a four-letter word (loosely speaking) that defines nine answers in the grid.

The first square across is the third square in the first row.
1
B
2
E
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S
4
T
5
E
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D
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O
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A
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F
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H
A
V
E
O
N
E
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K
A
P
U
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T
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T
O
M
A
T
O
E
S
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N
A
T
U
R
A
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L
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R
O
B
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K
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N
I
S
H
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S
L
I
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D
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A
D
O
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L
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F
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O
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I
M
P
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L
E
O
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I
W
O
U
L
D
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N
R
A
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T
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L
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P
I
Z
Z
A
S
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O
N
O
R
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A
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T
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S
N
L
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W
H
Y
D
O
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F
36
O
37
O
L
S
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E
K
E
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F
O
O
40
V
A
L
U
E
41
C
O
W
42
L
E
I
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O
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T
H
O
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D
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S
L
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A
P
R
I
L
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E
L
I
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A
P
P
E
A
S
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E
51
C
O
N
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R
H
O
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P
D
T
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E
E
L
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M
I
S
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L
E
A
D
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I
G
O
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T
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T
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A
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D
E
I
T
Y
62
V
I
V
I
E
N
63
D
D
S
64
E
N
E
S
C
O
© 2005, The New York Times
Across
1
Outdid : BESTED
7
See blurb : OAF
10
"Take this!" : HAVEONE
11
Utterly dead : KAPUT
13
"Rotten" things to throw : TOMATOES
14
Not dyed : NATURAL
16
Wrongly deprive : ROB
17
Potato turnover : KNISH
19
Opened or closed, as a patio door : SLID
21
1980 Nobel Peace Prize winner ___ Perez Esquivel : ADOLFO
25
Mischievous one : IMP
26
Baseball's Durocher : LEO
27
"If pressed, yes" : IWOULD
28
Gun lovers' org. : NRA
29
"Open ___ midnight" : TIL
30
Common takeout items : PIZZAS
31
___ about (circa) : ONOR
32
"Farm" occupant : ANT
33
Lorne Michaels show, for short : SNL
34
With 35-Down, 1956 Frankie Lymon hit : WHYDOFOOLS
38
Manage, with "out" : EKE
39
Egg ___ yung : FOO
40
Worth : VALUE
41
Intimidate : COW
42
Chain of Pacific islands? : LEI
43
Roman emperor of A.D. 69 : OTHO
45
Fast Internet connection: Abbr. : DSL
47
With 39-Down, a favorite annual event : APRIL
48
Inventor Whitney : ELI
49
Conciliate : APPEASE
51
See blurb : CON
52
When tripled, a crew member's fraternity? : RHO
53
Summer L.A. hours : PDT
54
Electric fish : EEL
55
See blurb : MISLEAD
57
"It is very important for me" : IGOTTA
61
God : DEITY
62
Actress Leigh : VIVIEN
63
Filling maker: Abbr. : DDS
64
"Oedipe" composer Georges : ENESCO
Down
1
See blurb : BAMBOOZLE
2
Mrs. Perón : EVA
3
Round of tennis : SET
4
Also : TOO
5
Opposite of WSW : ENE
6
Student's site : DESK
7
Vow : OATH
8
"The Simpsons" store clerk : APU
9
Ermines and sables : FURS
10
See blurb : HOODWINK
11
Deep Blue opponent : KASPAROV
12
Yarn : TALLTALE
13
Walk around : TRAIPSE
14
See blurb: Slang : NIMROD
15
Certain protests : LIEINS
18
See blurb : NINNY
20
See blurb : DOLT
22
Light, in Spain : LUZ
23
Panhandle state: Abbr. : FLA
24
Has too much, briefly : ODS
31
Cry of surprise : OHO
34
Cry of surprise : WOW
35
See 34-Across : FALLINLOVE
36
Bullfight cheer : OLE
37
French affirmative : OUI
39
See 47-Across : FOOLSDAY
41
1980's fad items : CHIAPETS
43
Anti : OPPOSED
44
Quattro minus uno : TRE
45
See blurb : DECEIVE
46
Fizz ingredient : SLOEGIN
47
Garden insect : APHID
49
Elbow site : ARM
50
Airport abbr. : ETD
56
Top : LID
58
"___ the season …" : TIS
59
Sleuth, for short : TEC
60
Spanish year : ANO
Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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