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Peter Gordon
Peter Gordon

NY Times, Sun, Mar 03, 2002 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:
Peter Gordon
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: 64, Blocks: 130, Across Lite
Notepad: This diagramless is 17 squares wide by 17 squares deep and has regular crossword symmetry. The first square across is the fifth square in the first row.
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© 2002, The New York Times
Across
1
Wharf : PIER
5
Cut, as a jack-o'-lantern : CARVE
6
Posh New York City locale : PARKAVENUE
11
H, on fraternity sweatshirts : ETA
12
Kind of cheese : SWISS
13
Clutch, e.g. : PEDAL
16
"Desire Under the ___" : ELMS
17
Trojan War hero : AJAX
21
Routine for a city dweller, perhaps : REVERSECOMMUTE
24
Christmas ___ : EVE
25
Barbecuer's garment : APRON
26
Three sisters of Greek mythology : GRACES
29
Actress Massey : ILONA
30
Part of a ring : NEUTRALCORNER
34
Disease-carrying bacteria : ECOLI
36
Shopping centers : PLAZAS
37
Famous : NOTED
38
Young fellow : LAD
39
Annoy no end : DRIVEUPTHEWALL
46
Fill to excess : SATE
47
Architect Mies van der ___ : ROHE
48
Diva's deliveries : ARIAS
50
Avis competitor : ALAMO
52
Some missiles : MXS
53
It's kept by a fugitive : LOWPROFILE
56
The ___ Brothers (R. & B. trio) : ISLEY
57
What the start of each long answer in this puzzle is : GEAR
Down
1
St. Patrick's Day event : PARADE
2
Annoy : IRK
3
Sister of Zsa Zsa : EVA
4
Guns, as an engine : REVS
5
Supply the food for : CATER
6
Zip : PEP
7
Petting zoo females : EWES
8
Luxor's river : NILE
9
Gomer Pyle's grp. : USMC
10
Old filling station name : ESSO
14
Forestall : AVERT
15
Burton of "Star Trek: The Next Generation" : LEVAR
17
Enough : AMPLE
18
One of 12, typically : JUROR
19
Immensely : ATON
20
TV warrior princess : XENA
22
Postgame report : RECAP
23
Big pipes : MAINS
26
Tour group leader : GUIDE
27
Building addition : ELL
28
Map feature : SCALE
30
Tag line? : NOTIT
31
École student : ELEVE
32
Longtime Boston Symphony Orchestra conductor : OZAWA
33
What a Fuzzbuster detects : RADAR
34
Some linemen : ENDS
35
Dagwood's boss's wife : CORA
40
Caspian Sea feeder : URAL
41
Game played on the run : POLO
42
Become less hostile : THAW
43
It's used to make burlap : HEMP
44
Better treated, as soil : LIMIER
45
In a slipshod way : LAXLY
49
NNW's opposite : SSE
51
Not a dup. : ORIG
54
Sugar suffix : OSE
55
Its official song is "Old Folks at Home": Abbr. : FLA
Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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