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Michael Shteyman
Michael Shteyman

NY Times, Sun, Jun 13, 2010 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:
Michael Shteyman
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: 52, Blocks: 154
Notepad: This diagramless is 17 squares wide by 17 squares deep and has reflective symmetry along the shaded diagonal. The first square across is the 15th box in the first row.
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© 2010, The New York Times
Across
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Faux ___ : PAS
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Destiny : FATE
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Skin layer : DERMA
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Mauna ___ : KEA
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Semblance : GUISE
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Gender bender? : SEXCHANGE
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Bacterium, e.g. : PATHOGEN
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The "B" in N.B. : BENE
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Be inconsolable : SOB
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Gap in a manuscript : LACUNA
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Ingredient in a hurricane : RUM
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Bigoted, in a way : RACIST
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Plod along : TRUDGE
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Ready for action : ONALERT
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Supermodel with an iconic 1978 bikini poster : TIEGS
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"Me too" : SOAMI
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Love of Robin Hood : ARCHERY
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"And so forth and so on" : ETCETC
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Players' pledges : IOUS
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2016 Summer Olympics host, for short : RIO
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Shelter : HARBOR
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Literary girl of Green Gables : ANNE
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Not go out of service? : REUP
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Adelaide conversation starter : GDAYMATE
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Flew : AVIATED
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Resort city of central Sicily : ENNA
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Analyze grammatically : PARSE
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"Why are you looking ___ like that?" : ATME
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Mediterranean, e.g. : SEA
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Fake : FEIGN
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Beach wheels : DUNEBUGGY
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Reeves of "The Matrix" : KEANU
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Degree : EXTENT
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Oberhausen "Oh!" : ACH
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Judge's imposition : GAGORDER
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Color ranges : SPECTRA
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Santa's syllables : HOS
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First, second or third, but not fourth, fifth or sixth : BASE
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Adam's wife before Eve, in Jewish lore : LILITH
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Title role for which Dudley Moore was nominated for an Oscar : ARTHUR
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Monterrey month : MES
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Cheering (for) : ROOTING
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It can take your breath away in a jungle : ANACONDA
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Made it : CAME
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180's : UIES
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Honorable mention? : TRIBUTE
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Lifesaving fluids : SERA
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Penned : COOPED
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Trolley driver : CARMAN
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Calf catcher : REATA
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Leaf collector around the house? : EAVE
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Yang's partner : YIN
Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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