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Jim Hyres
Jim Hyres

NY Times, Sun, Jul 12, 2009 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:
Jim Hyres
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: 80, Blocks: 88
Notepad: This diagramless is 17 squares wide by 17 squares deep and has regular crossword symmetry. The first square across is the first box in the first row
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© 2009, The New York Times
Across
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Sports venue : ARENA
6
Guns, as an engine : REVS
10
"Uh-uh" : NODICE
12
Tree with easily peeled bark : BIRCH
13
"Not a good idea!" : YOULLBESORRY
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"___ Pinafore" : HMS
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Enter, as evidence : SUBMIT
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Certain Pacific Islander : SAMOAN
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Summer coolers : ADES
23
Symbol of limpness : WETRAG
25
Very imposing : LARGERTHANLIFE
29
Longtime radio host : IMUS
30
Tampa Bay squad : RAYS
31
Extra in "The Sound of Music" : NUN
32
Spotted : SEEN
33
Bull's counterpart : BEAR
35
Extensive : VAST
36
It's hard to say : TONGUETWISTER
40
Kitten's plaything : YARN
42
Itar-___ news agency : TASS
43
"See ya" : TATA
44
All alternative : ERA
45
Western Indians : UTES
47
Resign : QUIT
48
Is a rabble-rouser : STIRSUPTROUBLE
52
Stately dance : MINUET
53
All alternative : SOME
54
Once in a blue moon : SELDOM
56
New York's ___ Lake : ONEIDA
60
Quattro less uno : TRE
61
Not playing it safe : RUNNINGARISK
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Natives of northern Ohio : ERIES
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6-3, e.g., in tennis : ONESET
68
Fashion initials : DKNY
69
What the ends of 13-, 25-, 36-, 48- and 61-Across are : GAMES
Down
1
Whichever : ANY
2
Friend of Pooh and Piglet : ROO
3
Student's e-mail address suffix : EDU
4
Guitarist Lofgren : NILS
5
Human rights org. : ACLU
6
Not a peaceful protester : RIOTER
7
Miscalculate, e.g. : ERR
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Den items : VCRS
9
Shrink (from) : SHYAWAY
11
Go back : EBB
12
The Beatles' "Revolution" or "P.S. I Love You" : BSIDE
14
Slate and others : EMAGS
15
"The ___ Baltimore" : HOTL
16
Pasta topping : MARINARA
17
Mix-ups : SNAFUS
20
___ room : MENS
22
They're drawn when choosing : STRAWS
24
Chap : GENT
25
Use, as a cot : LIEON
26
Prayer ending : AMEN
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You may need to step on it : RUNG
28
Spy Mata ___ : HARI
32
Drain insert : STRAINER
33
Tough problems : BEASTS
34
U.F.O. pilots : ETS
35
G.M. sports car, for short : VETTE
37
Lone Star State sch. : UTEP
38
Concert souvenir : STUB
39
Kite part : TAIL
40
Polite but quaint affirmative : YESM
41
Manet or Monet : ARTIST
45
One way to buy : USED
46
Gave special instruction : TUTORED
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Powerful card : QUEEN
49
Preside (over) : RULE
50
"60 Minutes" regular : ROONEY
51
Old Dodge models : OMNIS
55
Darkness : MURK
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"Where did ___ wrong?" : IGO
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"Shoot!" : DANG
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Square footage : AREA
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Diarist Anaïs : NIN
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Doctrine : ISM
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"Get it?" : SEE
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Gold purity measures: Abbr. : KTS
Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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