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Brendan Emmett Quigley
Brendan Emmett Quigley

NY Times, Sun, May 09, 2004 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:
Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: 82, Blocks: 90
Notepad: This diagramless is 17 squares wide by 17 squares deep and has regular crossword symmetry. The first square across is the fifth square in the first row.
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© 2004, The New York Times
Across
1
Not sleeping : AWAKE
6
Site of a fall : EDEN
10
Model behavior? : POSING
12
Big-time : MAJOR
14
Emphatic refusal : DROPDEAD
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Dummy Mortimer : SNERD
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Yankee nickname starting in 2004 : AROD
18
Stolen property : SWAG
20
March Madness org. : NCAA
21
Batman and Robin, e.g. : DYNAMICDUO
24
Balance sheet abbr. : YTD
25
"Your point being ...?" : AND
27
Where some people split for ... to split : RENO
28
The Beatles' "Revolution" vis-à-vis "Hey Jude" : BSIDE
30
Fuse : WELD
32
Banned bug killer : DDT
33
Like a line, for short : ONED
34
Bread choice : WHEAT
36
Reactions to stomach punches : OOFS
39
Valentine's Day sentiment, informally : LUV
40
Electronic means of getting paid : DIRECTDEPOSIT
44
Fleur-de-___ : LIS
45
Hurler Hershiser : OREL
46
Fancy collars : ETONS
49
Harmony : SYNC
50
Sass : LIP
52
Beasts of burden : OXEN
53
Concert hall : ODEUM
55
Crystal ball reader : SEER
56
___ Jima : IWO
57
Party invitation letters : BYO
58
1967 Lee Marvin/Ernest Borgnine film, with "The" : DIRTYDOZEN
62
Popular cologne : TABU
63
Oil of ___ : OLAY
64
Queens team : METS
65
Item on a lab slide : AMEBA
67
Early Chic Young comic strip : DUMBDORA
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Hoops : BBALL
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Deceived : LIEDTO
72
Chemical endings : INES
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Lets up : EASES
Down
1
Item of apparel that might say "Kiss the Cook" : APRON
2
Actress Alfre : WOODARD
3
Cleopatra biter : ASP
4
Josh : KID
5
Georges who composed "Oedipe" : ENESCO
6
Dash measurements : EMS
7
"Ruthless People" star, 1986 : DANNYDEVITO
8
Threw out of a game : EJECTED
9
U.S./Canadian military acronym : NORAD
11
Slangy cry of dismay : GAWD
13
Nutritionist's fig. : RDA
14
Not drinking : DRY
15
Besmear : DAUB
17
Cuckoo in the head : ADDLED
19
Try for a career without the band : GOSOLO
22
Bordeaux wine : MEDOC
23
Altogether : INTOTO
25
"Isn't that cute?!" : AWW
26
Old Test. book : NEH
29
Occupied : INUSE
31
"Jeopardy!" bonus : DAILYDOUBLE
35
Group of three : TRINE
37
Presidential four-termer : FDR
38
___ Lake, Mont. : SEELEY
41
Portuguese coin replaced by the euro : ESCUDO
42
Wielded : PLIED
43
Pollutants : TOXINS
47
Just out : NEW
48
___-Caps (theater candy) : SNO
49
Tofu source : SOYBEAN
51
Ballyhoo : PROMOTE
54
Salsa choice : MILD
55
Frustrate : STYMIE
57
Friend of Thumper : BAMBI
59
Actor Julia : RAUL
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Most of 1,000,000,000 : ZEROS
61
Airport posting, for short : ETA
62
It's picked up at a bar : TAB
66
Unser Jr. and Sr. : ALS
68
"___ pal!" : BEA
69
Cavity filler: Abbr. : DDS
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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