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Fred Piscop
Fred Piscop

NY Times, Sun, Sep 14, 2014 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:
Fred Piscop
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: 84, Blocks: 80, Across Lite, PDF
Notepad: This diagramless is 17 squares wide by 17 squares deep and has regular crossword symmetry. 1-Across begins in the ninth square in the first row.
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© 2014, The New York Times
Across
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Guy's partner : GAL
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Some Dadaist works : ARPS
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Eight-armed creatures : OCTOPI
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"Quo Vadis" emperor : NERO
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Words in an analogy : ISTO
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Like some skiing : NORDIC
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Put on pounds : GAIN
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*Howard Hughes's wooden aircraft : SPRUCEGOOSE
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Predator of seals : ORCA
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Drink with an umbrella garnish : MAITAI
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Maximum degree : NTH
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Garson who won an Oscar for "Mrs. Miniver" : GREER
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Stone-faced : STOLID
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Trolley sound : CLANG
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iPad read, maybe : EMAG
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Need ibuprofen, say : ACHE
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"Get busy!" : DOIT
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Muscular Japanese dog : AKITA
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Solo, in a way : ONEMAN
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Luau strings, informally : UKE
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Went underground : HID
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*"Good work!" : NICEGOING
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"Didn't know that!" : GEE
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Apiece, in sports scores : ALL
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Violin bow applications : ROSINS
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Misspeaker's phrase : IMEAN
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Transvaal trekker : BOER
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Prohibitionists' foes : WETS
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River of Aragón : EBRO
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Freezing cold : GELID
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Discombobulated : ADDLED
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Tokyo trasher, in a 1956 movie : RODAN
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Took a breather : SAT
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Something rolled up, at times : SLEEVE
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Hieroglyphics creatures : ASPS
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Psyches ... and a hint to the answers to the four starred clues : INNERSELVES
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"___ soup yet?" : ISIT
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Evening do : SOIREE
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Perfectly meshed, after "in" : SYNC
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Singles bar delivery : LINE
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Many a Taos resident : ARTIST
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Risked a ticket : SPED
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Roll-call call : YEA
Down
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Beckett's literary no-show : GODOT
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Sillily imitative : APISH
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Scalp pests : LICE
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Kind of cat or goat : ANGORA
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Keister : REAREND
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*Take unfair advantage of a gas shortage, say : PRICEGOUGE
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Fish-finding aid : SONAR
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Iroquois League tribe : ONEIDA
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Gear part : COG
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Ending with cyclo- or Jumbo- : TRON
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Belief systems : ISMS
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Went for the cuspidor : SPAT
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Rock's Cream, e.g. : TRIO
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Wholesale store : OUTLET
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Cousin of an alligator : CAIMAN
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Senator who once worked for NASA : GLENN
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Patio furniture item : CHAISE
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Admit women for the first time, say : GOCOED
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Auspices : AEGIS
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"Follow me!" : CMON
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Furniture chain for D.I.Y.'ers : IKEA
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First-time driver, usually : TEEN
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Pequod skipper : AHAB
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Two pounds, plus : KILO
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*Water cooler talk : IDLEGOSSIP
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Snug spot : NEST
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Crocodile Hunter Steve : IRWIN
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Elasticized garment : GIRDLE
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Runway strutters : MODELS
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Minnesota's state tree : REDPINE
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Kind of hound : BASSET
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Hung in there : LASTED
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Impose, as a duty : LEVY
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Roulette bet : EVEN
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Fam. tree member : DESC
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Lincoln famously split them : RAILS
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Dagwood's "SKNXX-X" : SNORE
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Ekberg of film : ANITA
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Polo of "Meet the Fockers" : TERI
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Words to an old chap? : ISAY
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Inhabitant: Abbr. : RES
Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle.

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