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Frank Longo
Frank Longo

NY Times, Sun, Apr 05, 1998 Diagramless

Author:
Frank Longo
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: 74, Blocks: 113, Across Lite
Notepad: This diagramless is 17 squares wide by 17 squares deep and has left/right symmetry.
1-Across begins in the 2nd square of the top row.
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© 1998, The New York Times
Across
1
Peanut butter holder : JAR
4
With 45-Across, semi-animated film of 1988 : WHO
7
The yoke's on them : OXEN
9
___ pas : FAUX
10
Archer's pack : QUIVER
12
Like quesadillas, enchiladas, etc. : TEXMEX
14
"Do Ya" band : ELO
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N.B.A.'s Unseld : WES
17
"That's show ___!" : BIZ
18
Yeoman's yes : AYE
19
J.F.K. was one : DEM
20
Motor oil additive : STP
22
Alley ___ : OOP
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Composer Rorem : NED
24
Shepard and others : ALANS
26
Some are three-legged : RACES
27
Model of madness : MARCHHARE
31
Cotswold chorus : BAAS
33
___ moment's notice : ATA
34
"Ye" follower, sometimes : OLDE
37
12-Across topping : SALSA
38
Wine cask : TUN
39
Hardly hipsters : NERDS
41
Ayn Rand's shrugger : ATLAS
42
Neighbor of Ill. : IND
43
Hand weapons? : NAILS
45
See 4-Across : FRAMEDROGERRABBIT
50
It may be hard to carry : TUNE
51
"Richard III" star McKellen : IAN
52
Scrabble 2-pointer : DEE
53
Cordon ___ : BLEU
54
Disney's Scrooge : MCDUCK
56
Kind of bee or whale : KILLER
58
Annual basket hiders : EASTERBUNNIES
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Corsican's neighbor : SARDINIAN
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Star of TV's "Full House" : SAGET
Down
1
10,000,000 ergs : JOULE
2
Self-evident truth : AXIOM
3
Gun the engine : REV
4
Floor protector : WAX
5
Not alien : HUMAN
6
Daisy variety : OXEYE
8
Still in the wrapper : NEW
9
Shriner's cap : FEZ
10
Math proof abbr. : QED
11
Hi-___ graphics : RES
12
Iceberg part : TIP
13
Crossed out : XED
16
Prosecutor in the news : STARR
17
"Blame It on the ___ Nova" : BOSSA
21
Appeasement : PLACATION
22
Like some fielders' catches : ONEHANDED
25
German warning : ACHTUNG
27
Billiard stroke : MASSE
28
Hard-rock connection : ASA
29
Silver of "Blue Steel" : RON
30
Actress Verdugo : ELENA
31
Gymnast's asset : BALANCE
32
City on San Francisco Bay : ALAMEDA
35
Become wet and dirty : DRABBLE
36
Food : EDIBLES
37
Play a uke : STRUM
40
Comparatively crafty : SLIER
41
Sternward : AFT
44
Original Beatle Sutcliffe : STU
46
Pronouncements : DICTA
47
Leaf gatherers : RAKERS
48
Mend a sweater : REKNIT
49
Spanish queen : REINA
55
Letters on a battleship : USS
57
Writer Yutang : LIN
59
Nutrient amt. : RDA
60
Walloping : BIG
61
French article : UNE
Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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