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Byron Walden
Byron Walden

NY Times, Sun, Jul 29, 2007 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:
Byron Walden
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: 80, Blocks: 75, Across Lite
Notepad: This diagramless is 17 squares wide by 17 squares deep and has left/right symmetry. The first square across is the seventh square in the first row
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K
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B
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© 2007, The New York Times
Across
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Gets off the ground? : JUMPS
6
Having just a mother or a father : ONEPARENT
10
18
Deli sandwich : REUBEN
19
Table scrap : ORT
20
Anoa or yak : WILDOX
21
Beginning class in drawing : ARTI
22
Adjust slightly : TWEAK
24
"Rule Britannia" composer : ARNE
25
Dump : JETTISON
28
Dump : PITCHOUT
31
Took the cake? : ATE
32
One of the friends on "Friends" : ROSS
33
Canyon effect : ECHO
34
Suffix with Reagan or Clinton : ITE
35
Say nothing, but say yes : NOD
36
Suffix with poison : OUS
37
It's tapped : KEG
38
Original Dungeons & Dragons co. : TSR
39
Sign up : ENROL
41
"Funny Girl" composer : STYNE
43
Blood rival : CRIP
45
Screen feed : VIDEO
47
Ray of "The Naked and the Dead" : ALDO
50
Toy brick maker : LEGO
51
Common key for the alto sax : EFLAT
52
Newspaper stat. : CIRC
53
Zwei + sechs : ACHT
54
"Locked in the Cabinet" memoirist Robert : REICH
55
Blue material : SMUT
56
Quipster : WIT
57
1970 #1 hit that begins "You went to school to learn, girl" : ABC
58
Fired (up) : HET
60
"Everywhere ___" (Amy Grant song) : IGO
61
Get too much sun, informally : FRY
62
Indian state : GOA
63
Old French coin : ECU
64
Gist : NUB
65
Popeye's creator : ECSEGAR
67
Facility in New London, Conn. : SUBBASE
69
Healing quaffs : ELIXIRS
70
Tab picker-upper : TREATER
71
Communicated with, nowadays : TEXTED
72
Pipe sources : BRIERS
Down
1
Actress Aniston, familiarly : JEN
2
Northern parts of urban areas : UPTOWNS
3
Skier Phil or Steve : MAHRE
4
Record in advance : PRETAPE
5
Line part: Abbr. : SEG
6
Be in the red : OWE
7
Diarist Anaïs : NIN
8
Backwoods refusal : NAW
9
Numerical prefix : TRI
10
Hadrian's predecessor : TRAJAN
11
Concerning this matter : HERETO
12
Groovy? : RUTTED
13
Passing notice : OBIT
14
Lifeless : BLAH
15
Showing nimbleness : ADROIT
16
Snap : GONUTS
17
New Hampshire town : EXETER
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Heavy cooker : IRONPOT
27
Turn acrimonious : SOUR
29
___ Might Be Giants : THEY
30
Courvoisier and Hennessy : COGNACS
39
Dump : EIGHTYSIX
40
Rescue transports for shipwreck victims : LIFECARS
41
Sailor's trunk : SEACHEST
42
Dump : ELIMINATE
43
Chippendale furniture features : CLAWFEET
44
Take another lap around : RECIRCLE
46
551, to Flavius : DLI
48
Junkie : DRUGUSER
49
Baseball playoff times : OCTOBERS
57
New Mexico State athlete : AGGIE
59
Water chestnut, e.g. : TUBER
66
Abbr. in a telephone number : EXT
68
Chinese-born actress Ling : BAI
Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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