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Fred Piscop
Fred Piscop

NY Times, Sun, Jul 07, 2002 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:
Fred Piscop
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: 84, Blocks: 76, Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York Times
Across
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College in New Rochelle, N.Y. : IONA
5
Shelter org. : SPCA
9
Queen ___ lace : ANNES
10
Rib-tickler : HOOT
11
Dizzy Gillespie's music : BOP
14
Start of a John Wayne quote : LIFEISTOUGH
16
K-12, educationally speaking : ELHI
17
Be suspicious : SMELLARAT
18
W.W. II Pacific battle site : OKINAWA
21
N.R.C. predecessor : AEC
22
Euro competitor: Abbr. : DOL
23
With 58-Across, movie source of the quote : SANDSOF
24
Aquarium fish : TETRA
27
Pricing word : PER
29
Mend again : RESEW
30
Na+, e.g. : ION
31
"Potemkin" locale : ODESSA
34
They sometimes swing : MOODS
36
1966 Brando/Redford film : THECHASE
41
Quote, part 2 : BUTITSTOUGHERIF
44
Self-assured sort : ASSERTER
45
Crocus and saffron, botanically : IRIDS
46
Makes rhapsodic : ELATES
49
Sugar suffix : OSE
50
Lilted syllables : TRALA
54
NBC show since 1975: Abbr. : SNL
55
Newsroom spots : DESKS
58
See 23-Across : IWOJIMA
60
Engine part : CAM
62
Infant's cry : WAH
63
Erase a magnetic field from : DEGAUSS
64
Sample some food : TAKEABITE
67
Look like Groucho : LEER
68
End of the quote : YOURESTUPID
70
N.Y.C. summer setting : EDT
71
Jacket buildup : LINT
72
"Bonne ___!" (French wish) : ANNEE
73
Pond organism : ALGA
74
Tipplers : SOTS
Down
1
Like some laughs : INFECTIOUS
2
Like Nash's lama : ONEL
3
Diamond of note : NEIL
4
Syrian strongman : ASSAD
5
Sailed into shallow water : SHOALED
6
Wear a puss : POUT
7
Minor player : COG
8
Partner of Aramis : ATHOS
9
Actress Anouk : AIMEE
11
Ho-hum : BLASE
12
"Far out, man!" : OHWOW
13
"La Vie en Rose" singer : PIAF
14
Future J.D.'s obstacle : LSAT
15
Spherical opening? : TROPO
16
Some gridders : ENDS
19
Capital before Islamabad : KARACHI
20
Suffix with elephant : INE
25
Parts of words : ROOTS
26
MacDowell of "sex, lies and videotape" : ANDIE
28
Comebacks : RETORTS
32
Fats Domino's "___ Rah" : SHU
33
Part: Abbr. : SEG
34
Future exec.'s goal : MBA
35
Mill spots : STREAMS
37
Biblical villain : HEROD
38
Greet the day : ARISE
39
Hits, but not squarely : SIDESWIPES
40
Letters before gees : EFS
42
Arch city: Abbr. : STL
43
Oolong, e.g. : TEA
47
Microsoft's encyclopedia : ENCARTA
48
Quench : SLAKE
50
Nast lampooned him : TWEED
51
Classic wordsmith : ROGET
52
Open a crack : AJAR
53
Actress Lucy : LIU
56
Couric of "Today" : KATIE
57
Place for a hoe : SHED
58
Just sitting : IDLE
59
Safe havens : ASYLA
61
Southwestern sights : MESAS
64
Mao Tse-___ : TUNG
65
Periodic table fig. : ATNO
66
Batter's choice : BUNT
69
Saudi riches : OIL
Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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