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Paula Gamache
Paula Gamache

NY Times, Sun, Apr 15, 2012 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:
Paula Gamache
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: 86, Blocks: 78
Notepad: This diagramless is 17 squares wide by 17 squares deep and has regular crossword symmetry. 1-Across begins in the 4th square of the first row.
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© 2012, The New York Times
Across
1
Expo : FAIR
5
Like toned abs : TAUT
9
Suffix with million or billion : AIRE
10
Shrek or Princess Fiona : OGRE
11
Refrain syllable : TRA
14
In circular fashion : ROUNDANDROUND
19
Roadside bomb, for short : IED
20
Sun-dried brick : ADOBE
21
Scintillas : IOTAS
22
Alarm setter's toggle : AMPM
23
Home of Rousseau's "The Sleeping Gypsy" : MOMA
24
Cpl.'s inferior : PVT
25
Virgo follower : LIBRA
26
They play for pay : PROS
27
Complete destruction : RACKANDRUIN
31
Community values : ETHOS
34
Hooded jackets : ANORAKS
35
Ad ___ : HOC
36
Dice, e.g. : CHOP
37
GPS display: Abbr. : RTE
38
Sons of Mars : ROMULUSANDREMUS
43
___ pro nobis : ORA
44
Bit of rain : DROP
45
Bit with an electrical charge : ION
46
French chanteuse Mireille : MATHIEU
48
Neighbor of a Kazakh : UZBEK
50
Complain vociferously : RANTANDRAVE
52
Chair piece : SLAT
56
Broadway backer : ANGEL
57
Java : MUD
58
Roll on a runway : TAXI
59
December air : NOEL
60
Toasting word : SKOAL
63
Prepared to do battle : ARMED
64
TiVo, for one : DVR
65
Crude but effective : ROUGHANDREADY
68
Flat fish : RAY
69
Fling : HURL
70
Explore the Grand Canyon, say : HIKE
71
Shoppe description : OLDE
72
For fear that : LEST
Down
1
Hardcore supporters : FANBASE
2
Lieutenant : AIDE
3
Public radio's Glass : IRA
4
Cartoon canine : REN
5
Warning from a driver : TOOT
6
Water, in Oaxaca : AGUA
7
Cemetery vessels : URNS
8
Sen. Kennedy : TED
11
Faraway place, figuratively : TIMBUKTU
12
Musical echoes : REPRISES
13
Saatchi & Saatchi exec, say : ADMAN
14
Part of a skate park : RAMP
15
Sign of rot : ODOR
16
Man of Milano : UOMO
17
High-maintenance stars : DIVAS
18
Drilling org. : ROTC
22
Military branch with wings? : AIRARM
24
Obtained : PROCURED
25
President, e.g.: Abbr. : LDR
28
"Blazing Saddles" co-star Madeline : KAHN
29
Coated, in a way, as metal : ANODIZED
30
"Don't mention it" : NOPROB
32
When Thanksgiving falls: Abbr. : THU
33
Constrain : HOLDIN
36
Spending limit : CAP
38
Bond girl Tatiana : ROMANOVA
39
Greenhouse for citrus fruit : ORANGERY
40
Barbie owner : MATTEL
41
Lip-puckering : SOUR
42
Dallas-to-Memphis dir. : ENE
47
Henry, to Shakespeare : HAL
48
Soft palate appendage : UVULA
49
Washington lobbyists' location : KSTREET
50
Time off ... or a hint to this puzzle's theme : RANDR
51
Asian household helper : AMAH
53
Tibetan monk : LAMA
54
Given the boot : AXED
55
Straighten (up) : TIDY
60
Heart's partner : SOUL
61
Many a northern Iraqi : KURD
62
Check out, in a way : OGLE
63
Torah holders : ARKS
65
Pi's follower : RHO
66
Kings' org. : NHL
67
Check out, so to speak : DIE
Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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