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NY Times, Sun, May 18, 2008 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:
Jon Weems
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: 74, Blocks: 114, Across Lite
Notepad: This diagramless is 17 squares wide by 17 squares deep and has an asymmetrical pattern. The first square across is the sixth square in the first row
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© 2008, The New York Times
Across
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Go over again, as old issues : REHASH
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Agreement that's been signed and everything : DONEDEAL
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Greet from a distance : WAVEHELLO
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List of candidates : SLATE
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#2's : VEEPS
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Push : SHOVE
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Nickname for Tulane athletes : GREENWAVE
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Rational : SANE
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Long slogs : TREKS
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Periods after afts. : EVES
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Alvin Toffler book, with "The" : THIRDWAVE
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Type measures : ENS
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Ceremonial acts : RITES
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Ebb tide : LOWWATER
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With all force : AMAIN
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Command to Fido : SIT
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Some other time : NOTNOW
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Noteworthy time : ERA
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___-eyed : DOE
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Relief provider : OASIS
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Dangerous gas : RADON
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Epitome of simplicity : ABC
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Basis for a Medal of Honor : VALOR
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Undercover gunmen : SNIPERS
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Burning : AFIRE
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Korean currency : WON
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Just-born child : NEONATE
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Lead-in to Monica or Barbara : SANTA
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Quit : END
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Music storage aid : CDTOWER
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Opposite of baldness : TREAD
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Artist Lichtenstein : ROY
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Stable worker : HOSTLER
Down
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Wander : ROVE
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Opposite of WSW : ENE
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Sneaky laugh : HEH
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Commercial suffix with Gator : ADE
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Persons : SELVES
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Rock's Van ___ : HALEN
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July 4, 1776, e.g. : DATE
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"Camelot" composer : LOEWE
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Vacillate : WAVER
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Persian king : SHAH
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Anderson of "WKRP" : LONI
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Smooth, as the way : PAVE
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Cinematographer Nykvist : SVEN
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Fast flier, once : SST
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Tricky surfaces for high-heel shoes : GRATES
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Daydreams : REVERIES
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Barely manages, with "out" : EKES
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Hook shape : ESS
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Bonehead : TWIT
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Liquid-Plumr competitor : DRANO
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Lost sailor's quest : LAND
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Melville tale : OMOO
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Hull marking : WATERLINE
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Take gold : WIN
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Prefix with cycle : TRI
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It's pitched : WOO
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Letters of urgency : ASAP
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"Yes" or "no" : ANSWER
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Blood carrier : AORTA
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Sinking feeling : DREAD
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Place for a sidelined player : BENCH
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Set of beliefs : CREDO
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Oceanic in scope : VAST
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Miles off : AFAR
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Taboo : NONO
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Annual race, informally : INDY
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Tipplers : SOTS
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"___ again!" : NOT
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Hole puncher : AWL
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Informal top : TEE
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Flub : ERR
Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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