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Paula Gamache
Paula Gamache

NY Times, Sun, Aug 23, 2009 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:
Paula Gamache
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: 88, Blocks: 75
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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Starting off with a ___ : BANG
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Title role in a Woody Allen mockumentary : ZELIG
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Orally : ALOUD
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Rub out : ERASE
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Grammy winner for "Luck of the Draw" : BONNIERAITT
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Harvest bundle : SHEAF
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Once upon a time : AGESAGO
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Way to come or go : INPEACE
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Reforming one's behavior : GOINGSTRAIGHT
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Key of Beethoven's Symphony No. 7: Abbr. : AMAJ
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Uppity one : SNOOT
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American Shaker leader : ANNLEE
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Timber wolves : LOBOS
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Calls to ewes : BAAS
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Buzzer centre? : ZEDS
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Decide, finally : FISHORCUTBAIT
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Bottled water brand : NAYA
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Big 1960s record label : STAX
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Noted Russian reformer : PETERTHEGREAT
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Wisconsin senator Feingold : RUSS
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___ about : ONOR
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Imports from Sweden : SAABS
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"Finally!" : ATLAST
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They're found among the reeds : OBOES
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"Gross!" : YUCK
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126-pound boxer : FEATHERWEIGHT
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New York's ___ Film Festival : TRIBECA
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Shady guy? : ROYGBIV
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Some TVs : SONYS
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Some tableware : SILVERPLATE
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Stuns, in a way : TASES
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Exterior : OUTER
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Peruvian peaks : ANDES
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By way of, briefly : THRO
Down
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"Ali ___ and the 40 Thieves" : BABA
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"... bump on ___" : ALOG
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Less than a little : NONE
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Bulging biceps, slangily : GUNS
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Focus (on) : ZEROIN
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Part of B.C.E. : ERA
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China's Chou En-___ : LAI
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"Was ___ das?" (German query) : IST
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"Savvy?" : GETIT
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From corner to corner: Abbr. : DIAG
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Big heads : EGOS
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Attention ___ : SPAN
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Big name in ketchup : HEINZ
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Duffer's delight : EAGLE
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Needed kneading, say : ACHED
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Celebrations : FETES
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Piece-keeper's org.? : NRA
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Japanese-born celebrity chef : NOBU
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Grown-up kid : GOAT
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Wild guess : STAB
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Sitcom alien : ALF
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"You mean li'l ol' me?" : MOI
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Tummy muscles : ABS
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Loo : JOHN
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Dish contents : SOAP
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Miss America wear : SASH
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Loaf in a deli : RYE
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The Censor of Rome : CATO
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Mineral suffix : ITE
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Nicknames : TAGS
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Provider of inside info? : XRAY
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Sufficient, once : ENOW
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Spa cover-up : ROBE
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"Star Trek: T.N.G." counselor Deanna : TROI
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___ de vie : EAU
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Easy letters? : ABC
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Cluck of disapproval : TSK
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Lots and lots : RAFTS
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In ___ (not yet born) : UTERO
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Done in : SLAIN
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Stayed uninvolved : SATBY
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1980 Rolling Stones hit "___ So Cold" : SHES
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Gumshoe : TEC
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Way out : EGRESS
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Restaurateur Toots : SHOR
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Dreadlocks sporter : RASTA
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Spelling erorr? : TYPO
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Oversupply : GLUT
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Place for a rubber duckie : BATH
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Road for Caesar : ITER
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___ Beach, Fla. : VERO
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"Atonement" author McEwan : IAN
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Cause of some tripping : LSD
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Victory sign : VEE
Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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