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Fred Piscop
Fred Piscop

NY Times, Sun, Apr 23, 2006  DIAGRAMLESS

Author:
Fred Piscop
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: 84, Blocks: 74
Notepad: This diagramless is 17 squares wide by 17 squares deep and has regular crossword symmetry. The first square across is the 3rd square in the first row..
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© 2006, The New York Times
Across
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Floor cleaner : MOP
4
Rock concert need : AMP
7
Gelato holder : CONE
8
Fourth rock from the Sun : MARS
10
Biopic starring Will Smith : ALI
13
Hutch owner's activity? : HARERAISING
16
Smart ___ : ALECK
18
Milk of magnesia, e.g. : ANTACID
19
"The Simpsons" bar owner : MOE
20
Done in : SLAIN
21
W.C. : TOILET
22
Raffle for airline tickets? : FARECHANCE
24
Fellows : HES
25
Bears' home, informally : CHI
27
Ref's call : TKO
28
Terra cotta piece : TILE
29
Beach finds : SEASHELLS
33
Bonn's river : RHINE
35
Round fig. : SPH
36
Grazing locale : LEA
37
Getting on : AGING
38
Strip show on the ice? : PARESKATING
41
Stevereeno : ALLEN
42
Shogun's capital : EDO
43
Pipe bend : ELL
45
Unwelcome forecast : SLEET
46
"Shotgun" locale, in a car : FRONTSEAT
49
Finn's transport : RAFT
50
E.M.T. skill : CPR
52
Pierce Arrow contemporary : REO
53
"O Sole ___" : MIO
55
Big band's rehearsal area? : BLAREHOUSE
58
Remnant : TAGEND
61
Atoll unit : ISLET
62
Indy 500 locale : PIT
63
Make nuts : DERANGE
64
Things to crack : SAFES
65
Expert at psyching out an opponent before a fight? : STAREMASTER
67
Line to Stockholm : SAS
68
Send reeling : STUN
69
Drones, e.g. : BEES
70
6-0 or 6-1 : SET
71
Georgia, once: Abbr. : SSR
Down
1
Carpentry grooves : MORTISES
2
Tatum who won an Oscar for "Paper Moon" : ONEAL
3
Nez ___ (tribe) : PERCE
4
In the thick of : AMID
5
Barker and Kettle : MAS
6
___ ballerina : PRIMA
7
Lakeside sights : CANOES
9
Bull pen sounds : SNORTS
10
Having a prickly feeling : ALLATINGLE
11
Atilt : LEANING
12
Cold stick : ICICLE
13
"Hell ___ no fury …" : HATH
14
Cockney's elision : AITCH
15
Carnival weirdo : GEEK
16
Eruption product : ASH
17
"Trick" joint : KNEE
22
Office records : FILES
23
Welsh dog : CORGI
26
Ancient beauty : HELEN
30
Cider sources : APPLETREES
31
Oil source : SHALE
32
Staples Center cager : LAKER
34
Duncan ___ : HINES
37
Make amends : ATONE
39
React to a stench, say : RETCH
40
Really go for : ADORE
41
Some hay : ALFALFA
44
Plaintive one : LAMENTER
45
Zippy dips : SALSAS
46
Lemon and melon : FRUITS
47
Tribal emblem : TOTEM
48
Slight traces : TINGES
49
Box score figs. : RBIS
51
The old man : POPS
54
Baltic Sea feeder : ODER
56
Sci-fi visitors : ETS
57
49-Down and others : STATS
59
Dubai denizens : ARABS
60
"Noble" things : GASES
63
Bit of progress : DENT
66
New Orleans street sign word : RUE
Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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