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Paula Gamache
Paula Gamache

NY Times, Sun, Jul 08, 2012 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:
Paula Gamache
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: 84, Blocks: 82
Notepad: This diagramless is 17 squares wide by 17 squares deep and has regular crossword symmetry. 1-Across begins in the 4th square of the first row.
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© 2012, The New York Times
Across
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Fastener on a metal beam : RIVET
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Connect the ___ : DOTS
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"Can ___ witness?" : IGETA
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Quebec affirmatives : OUIS
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Arena where the Lakers and Clippers play : STAPLESCENTER
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Prefix with -logic : TELEO
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The Buckeyes' sch. : OSU
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Something to solve for in algebra : UNKNOWN
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Cinderella, for one : STEPCHILD
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Mortgage insurer: Abbr. : FHA
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___ erectus : HOMO
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No specific person : WHOEVER
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Suffix with thought : FUL
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Bread with a pocket : PITA
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Principal route : MAINLINE
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Condition in a contract : STIPULATION
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Contends (for) : VIES
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Part of a royal flush : ACE
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Concert blaster : AMP
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Little: Fr. : PEU
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Pear variety : BOSC
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Order to a bank : STOPPAYMENT
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South American capital : BRASILIA
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Slippery swimmers : EELS
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Belfast-born actor Stephen : REA
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Hawaiian medicine men : KAHUNAS
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Wineglass part : STEM
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Covert ___ : OPS
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Boneheadedness : STUPIDITY
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Pumpkin seeds : PEPITAS
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Dead Sea borderer: Abbr. : ISR
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Many a Cuban, following the 1959 revolution : EXILE
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Stick used on razor nicks : STYPTICPENCIL
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Forest females : DOES
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Hindu trinity member : SHIVA
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Surprisingly agile : SPRY
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Merry Pranksters' leader Ken : KESEY
Down
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Turn red, as an apple : RIPEN
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Domed home : IGLOO
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Flying geese shape : VEE
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U.F.O. fliers : ETS
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Tex-Mex staple : TACO
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One may be powdered : DONUT
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Call at a base : OUT
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Jacket and ___ : TIE
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Ukraine, e.g., formerly: Abbr. : SSR
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Fills, as a turkey : STUFFS
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Command to troops at ease : TENHUT
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Lye or ammonia : ALKALI
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Canadian gas brand : ESSO
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As : WHILE
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"___ chance!" : NOTA
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McGregor of "Star Wars" films : EWAN
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Key letter : PHI
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Makes known : CONVEYS
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It's lighter than air : HELIUM
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Jazz singer Anderson : IVIE
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Zoom ___ : LENS
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Grammy winner Dr. ___ : DRE
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"Hakuna ___" : MATATA
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"Madama Butterfly" composer : PUCCINI
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Little one : MOPPET
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Not take advantage of : PASSUP
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Chat room "Here's what I think" : IMO
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___ d'Or (award at Cannes) : PALME
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Sitter's nightmare : BRAT
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Honolulu's home : OAHU
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Spanish ayes : SISI
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Tiny chirp : PEEP
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Sexy : EROTIC
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Katmandu resident : NEPALI
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Fez feature : TASSEL
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Amazon.com buys: Abbr. : BKS
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Shaver : LAD
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Part of GPS: Abbr. : SYST
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Not completely loaded? : TIPSY
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Annoy : PEEVE
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"Rejected!" : IXNAY
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Hazard : RISK
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1960s sit-in grp. : SDS
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T-shirt, e.g. : TOP
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"Get ___ Ya-Ya's Out!" (Rolling Stones album) : YER
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Revolutionary Guevara : CHE
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Some sleuths, in short : PIS
Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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