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Peter Gordon
Peter Gordon

NY Times, Sun, May 13, 2001 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:
Peter Gordon
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: 90, Blocks: 88, Across Lite
Notepad: This diagramless is 17 squares wide by 17 squares deep and has regular crossword symmetry. The first square across is the fourth square in the first row.
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© 2001, The New York Times
Across
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Day-___ paint : GLO
4
Lie in the sun : BASK
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Is sick : AILS
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Latin law : LEX
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Where the Stars and Bars flew : DIXIE
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March Madness org. : NCAA
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Ridiculously and unnecessarily complicated : RUBEGOLDBERG
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Cashier's cry : NEXT
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Surrounded by : AMONG
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Ja or da : YES
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Morales of "La Bamba" : ESAI
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Theme of this puzzle : EPONYMS
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Baltic, e.g. : SEA
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1950 film noir classic : DOA
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Green-blooded TV character : MRSPOCK
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Highlight of "The Count of Monte Cristo" : JAILBREAK
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"Yahoo!" : AHA
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Yahoo! rival : AOL
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Sir Georg with a baton : SOLTI
40
Relations : KIN
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Nonalcoholic drink : SHIRLEYTEMPLE
45
W-2 datum : SSN
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Krugerrand's weight : OUNCE
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___ Lingus : AER
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"What say?" : HUH
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Monet subject : WATERLILY
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1984 Best Picture : AMADEUS
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Spanish 101 verb : SER
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Record producer Brian : ENO
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Inflatable life jacket : MAEWEST
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Grand duke's father : CZAR
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___ lepton (physics particle) : TAU
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Greene of "Bonanza" : LORNE
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James Mason role of 1954 : NEMO
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Novelist Waugh : ALEC
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Fries size : LARGE
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Formerly called : NEE
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Defraud : BILK
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Part of B.P.O.E. : ELKS
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Coffee server : URN
Down
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First American to orbit the earth : GLENN
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Like pinup models : LEGGY
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Losing tic-tac-toe column : OXO
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Parts of overalls : BIBS
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It might be displayed behind glass : AXE
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Equine father : SIRE
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Frat party staples : KEGS
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Free ticket : ANNIEOAKLEY
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Curling surface : ICE
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Not strict : LAX
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Waited : SAT
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J.F.K.'s predecessor : DDE
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Actress Charlotte : RAE
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Balk caller : UMP
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Scare giver : BOO
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Brand of disinfectant : LYSOL
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Egyptian snake : ASP
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XIX x LXXIX : MDI
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More sore : ACHIER
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Keeps away : ABSENTS
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Freezers' opposites : MELTERS
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Appraise : RATE
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Milk choice : SKIM
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Jayhawker State: Abbr. : KAN
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Signature : JOHNHANCOCK
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60's-70's champ : ALI
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Rolls's partner : ROYCE
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Postulate : ASSUME
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English poet laureate Nicholas : ROWE
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Feast featuring mahimahi, maybe : LUAU
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Chum : PAL
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___ Na Na : SHA
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Primate of Madagascar : LEMUR
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Sinn Fein grp. : IRA
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Egg qty. : DOZ
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Whom Bugs bugs : ELMER
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What misogynists hate : WOMEN
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Poetic preposition : ERE
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Show that ends early on Sun. : SNL
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Business card abbr. : TEL
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Skilled : ABLE
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Sincere : REAL
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Pulls : TUGS
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Justice Fortas : ABE
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Collar : NAB
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Crimson rival : ELI
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Name of two of the Spice Girls : MEL
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Torah cabinet : ARK
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1950's Burmese P.M. : UNU
Answer summary: 0 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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