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Patrick Blindauer
Patrick Blindauer

NY Times, Sun, Aug 10, 2008 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:
Patrick Blindauer
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: 84, Blocks: 82, Across Lite
Notepad: This diagramless is 17 squares wide by 17 squares deep and has left/right symmetry. The first square across is the fourth square in the first row
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© 2008, The New York Times
Across
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Opposed to : ANTI
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"Wabbit" hunter Elmer : FUDD
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Jelly used for fuel : STERNO
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Become bored by : TIREOF
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Director of the biggest film hit of 1982 : STEVENSPIELBERG
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Who said "Political power grows out of the barrel of a gun" : MAO
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One of the Saarinens : ELIEL
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Lyricist Gershwin : IRA
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Story line : ARC
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Patch, as a lawn : RESOD
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[This tastes awful!] : GAG
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Beast of burden : YAK
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Leaves in the lurch : STRANDS
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"Entourage" airer : HBO
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Bahamas' capital : NASSAU
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I.R.S. visits : AUDITS
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Actress whose first starring role was in 13-Across's 1982 film hit : DREWBARRYMORE
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Summer in Montréal : ETE
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They may be final or physical : EXAMS
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Countdown start : TEN
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Half of a noted 1955 merger: Abbr. : AFL
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Hi-fi buys : LPS
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Digital watch feature: Abbr. : LCD
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Sue Grafton's "___ for Innocent" : IIS
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Romance : WOO
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Famous line from 13-Across's 1982 film hit : ETPHONEHOME
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Em, for one : AUNT
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Went berserk : RANAMOK
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Extensive : VAST
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Better half : SPOUSE
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Gawk at : EYE
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Elevator pioneer Otis : ELISHA
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"Shoulda listened to me!" : TOLDYA
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Haifa's land: Abbr. : ISR
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"Cheers" star : DANSON
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Have in mind : INTEND
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Fall behind : LAG
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Open, as a wine bottle : UNCORK
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With 73-Across, candy featured in 13-Across's 1982 film hit : REESES
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Caustic potash : LYE
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See 71-Across : PIECES
Down
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Devoured : ATE
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Great Basin Natl. Park locale : NEV
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Uno + due : TRE
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Flotation device : INNERTUBE
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Romps : FIELDDAYS
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One may be bookmarked : URL
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Society newcomer : DEB
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John or Jane in court : DOE
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Army jail : STOCKADE
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Sir William who wrote "The Principles and Practice of Medicine" : OSLER
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Attach with laces : TIEON
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Alarm : FRIGHTEN
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See-through wrap : SARAN
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Galileo's birthplace : PISA
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Up for ___ : GRABS
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Has permission : MAY
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Fifth word of the Gettysburg Address : AGO
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"Barking dogs seldom bite," e.g. : SAW
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Bottom line : SUM
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Mexican Mlle. : SRTA
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Deem appropriate : SEEFIT
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E-business : DOTCOM
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Ticked off : IRED
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The name of the Rose? : AXL
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Record store section : RAP
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Apt. specs : RMS
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Makes meaning from mouth movements : LIPREADS
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Found in a dictionary : LOOKEDUP
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___ Na Na : SHA
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You-know-___ : WHO
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Practice pieces : ETUDES
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"Ah, Wilderness!" playwright : ONEILL
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Deny : NAYSAY
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Come to the fore : EMERGE
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Show clearly : EVINCE
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Buzzing : ASTIR
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Barely winning : UPONE
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Nick of film : NOLTE
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Part of Nasdaq: Abbr. : ASSOC
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"I'll Walk Alone" singer Dinah : SHORE
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Goes south in a big way : TANKS
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Annual song ender : SYNE
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Legal scholar Guinier : LANI
Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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