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Peter Gordon
Peter Gordon

NY Times, Sun, Jun 24, 2001 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:
Peter Gordon
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: 84, Blocks: 86, Across Lite
Notepad: This diagramless is 17 squares wide by 17 squares deep and has regular crossword symmetry. The first square across is the 9th square in the first row.
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© 2001, The New York Times
Across
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Swift : RAPID
6
Unwanted e-mail : SPAM
10
Like winter windshields : ICEDUP
12
Lotto-like games : KENOS
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Ali Baba's magic words : OPENSESAME
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Russian church topper : ONIONDOME
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Spud : TATER
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Eland or gnu : ANTELOPE
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Epinephrine treats it : ASTHMA
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Solder component : LEAD
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Pallid : WAN
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Globe : ORB
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Equal, as a bet : SEE
29
Poetic adverb : EER
30
Equal, as a bet : CALL
32
Santa ___, Calif. : ANA
34
Noble people : SALTOFTHEEARTH
38
Sings without words : SCATS
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It often follows you : ARE
42
Aries and Taurus, e.g. : AUTOS
43
"Wait a second!" : HOLDEVERYTHING
48
Pipe joint : ELL
49
Past due : LATE
50
Winding road's shape : ESS
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Noted British ref. : OED
53
Downcast : SAD
54
Icel. surrounder : ATL
55
Desk accessory : LAMP
59
Eat : INGEST
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Bother : NUISANCE
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Grenoble "gracias" : MERCI
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Nonsense : POPPYCOCK
65
Level land by a river : FLOODPLAIN
69
Half of a hard four, in craps : DEUCE
70
Relate again : RETELL
71
Biathlete's gear : SKIS
72
Food that is the key to this puzzle's theme : BAGEL
Down
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Ready to be picked : RIPE
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Flexible blackjack card : ACE
3
Bic product : PEN
4
Driver's license, passport, etc.: Abbr. : IDS
5
Songs for two : DUETS
6
Brand of chewing tobacco : SKOAL
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Tubular pasta : PENNE
8
Screenwriter Loos : ANITA
9
Gave a stock answer? : MOOED
11
H.S. exams : PSATS
13
"Weekend Update" show, briefly : SNL
14
Harbinger : OMEN
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Essentially : ATHEART
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Keepsake : MEMENTO
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Pitcher's stat : ERA
19
Wooden pin : DOWEL
20
Abstract style : OPART
23
Up to the task : ABLE
26
Mendelssohn work in E flat : OCTET
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"Go, team!" : RAH
29
Canvas holder : EASEL
31
Inclines : LEANS
33
Comments to a masseur : AHS
34
Not irr. : STD
35
Worked on a shell : OARED
36
Lie in the hot sun : FRY
37
Perseids' mo. : AUG
38
Any ship : SHE
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Silver eagle wearer : COLONEL
40
Brisk : ALLEGRO
44
Cosmic : VAST
45
H look-alike : ETA
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Plenty steamed : HETUP
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Home to Long Island's MacArthur Airport : ISLIP
52
Look of a room : DECOR
54
Ever's partner : ANON
55
Boxing glove parts : LACES
56
Actress Aimée : ANOUK
57
Year in Edward I's reign : MCCCI
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Lap dogs, for short : PEKES
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U.N. agency that makes loans : IMF
60
It usually doesn't have a hit : SIDEB
62
Barrett of rock : SYD
64
Disagreeable person : PILL
66
School org. : PTA
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Fibula's place : LEG
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Adam's ___ (water) : ALE
Answer summary: 0 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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