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NY Times, Sun, Sep 03, 2000 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:
Janet R. Bender
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: 66, Blocks: 128, Across Lite
Notepad: This diagramless is 17 squares wide by 17 squares deep and has left/right symmetry. The first square across is the 7th box in the first row.
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© 2000, The New York Times
Across
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Parkas and ulsters : COATS
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Bend, as light : REFRACT
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Irons and drivers : GOLFCLUBS
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Garfield pal : ODIE
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Israel's Abba : EBAN
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Close by : NEAR
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Poet Teasdale : SARA
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Shakespearean villain : IAGO
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Went 70 : SPED
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Hosp. employees : RNS
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Saturn's wife : OPS
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Apartment no-no, sometimes : PET
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American saint Elizabeth : SETON
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Make amends : ATONE
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Special place : NICHE
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Olivia Goldsmith novel and 1996 movie : THEFIRSTWIVESCLUB
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Poetic adverb : OER
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Le Pew of the cartoons : PEPE
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Chanteuse Edith : PIAF
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Stock specialist, for short : ARB
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Suffix with bombard : IER
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Russian space achievement : MIR
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Chang's twin : ENG
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"How can ___ sure?" : IBE
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Place to relax on a train : CLUBCAR
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Vacation destination : CLUBMED
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Frightened : SPOOKED
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Less big : TEENIER
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Spanish city : TOLEDO
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Part of a sum : ADDEND
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Wise one : OWL
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Madhouse : ZOO
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They might buy some sushi : YEN
Down
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Salsa singer Cruz : CELIA
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Proposal : OFFER
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Circle segment : ARC
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Stories : TALES
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Diver's equipment : SCUBA
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Cowboys' performance : RODEO
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Skiers' transports : TBARS
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Resonant disk : GONG
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Jacket part : SNAP
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What call-waiting will do : INTERRUPT
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From : ASOF
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Grand : EPIC
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Made a speech : DECLAIMED
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Fixes, as a shoe : REHEELS
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Aquatic animal : OTTER
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"Take that!" : POW
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Criticize, with "at" : SNIPE
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Oldtime contributor to The New Yorker : THURBER
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Indifferent to pain : STOIC
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Small drink : NIP
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Aimed : ASPIRED
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Showed clearly : EVINCED
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Check bouncer's letters : NSF
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Receded : EBBED
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"Psycho," in 1998 : REMAKE
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Shot 3 on a par 5 : EAGLED
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Stadium sound : BOO
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Newspaper feature: Abbr. : COL
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A, in Arles : UNE
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Big container : BIN
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Lulu : DOOZY
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Gripper : TALON
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Misery : WOE
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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