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Frank Longo
Frank Longo

NY Times, Sun, Aug 05, 2001 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:
Frank Longo
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: 58, Blocks: 138, Across Lite
Notepad: This diagramless is 17 squares wide by 17 squares deep and has an asymmetrical pattern. The first square across is the sixth square in the first row.
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© 2001, The New York Times
Across
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Scrabble tournament contestants : GAMERS
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Area surrounding the cage, in hockey : GOALCREASE
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Bile storage sites : GALLBLADDERS
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Natives of France : GAULS
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Leaves the stage : EXITS
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Latvian capital : RIGA
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Slangy confirmation : YEAH
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Trait carrier : GENE
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Wallowing site : STY
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English horn insert : REED
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Plus : AND
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"The West Wing" network : NBC
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Historic Italian military leader : GARIBALDI
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"Gloria in Excelsis ___" : DEO
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Cry of accomplishment : IVEDONEIT
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River to the Ligurian Sea : ARNO
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Tried : GAVEITAGO
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1986 World Series winners : METS
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Show some appreciation : CLAP
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Quick haircut : TRIM
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Bonkers : LOCO
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More miffed : SORER
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"The Love Boat" actor MacLeod : GAVIN
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Blond : LIGHTCOLORED
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Talk while kneeling, perhaps : SAYAPRAYER
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Layers : STRATA
Down
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Guys' dates : GALS
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Liturgical robe : ALB
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12th-century midpoint : MCL
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Roaring 20's or Gay 90's : ERA
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Sunburned : RED
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"The Crimes of Love" author : SADE
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Measured precisely : GAUGED
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Paella pot : OLLA
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Like lingerie : SEXY
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Cat Nation Indians : ERIES
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Got the upper hand : GAINEDCONTROL
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Ballpark figure : STAT
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Special Forces members : GREENBERETS
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Not outgoing : SHY
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Pontiac model : GRANDAM
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Jazz band's job : GIG
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Gardner of "Mogambo" : AVA
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Sermon deliverer, informally : REV
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"Well, well!" : IDECLARE
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Show unrestrained excitement : BOILOVER
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Heartburn helper : ANTACID
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Tackle roughly : LEAPON
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Wield a spade : DIG
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Widely televised judge of 1995 : ITO
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Egyptian judge of the dead : OSIRIS
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Prefix with corporation : MEGA
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Actor John ___-Davies : RHYS
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"The Maja Clothed" painter : GOYA
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Sylvester, to Tweety Pie : TAT
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Paramedic procedure, briefly : CPR
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___ pro nobis : ORA
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Back muscle, briefly : LAT
Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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