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Paula Gamache
Paula Gamache

NY Times, Sun, Jan 14, 2018 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:Paula Gamache
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: , Blocks: 125, Across Lite
Notepad: Six answers in this puzzle are each missing a word, as suggested by the shape of the completed grid.

This diagramless crossword is 17 squares wide by 17 squares deep and has top/bottom symmetry (that is, the grid pattern is reflected over a central horizontal axis). 1-Across starts in the 7th square of the top row.
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L
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T
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C
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L
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G
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B
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G
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D
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C
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V
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L
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N
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© 2018, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Italian ice cream : GELATO
7. Spanish butterfly : MARIPOSA
9. Leisurely business dining experience : MARTINILUNCH
13. Extended time off from work : DAYWEEKEND
15. Drudgery : TOIL
17. Wonderland cake message : EATME
18. Large amount : GOB
20. Mayberry boy : OPIE
22. Stratagems : PLOYS
23. State-of-the-art : NEW
25. Bit of voodoo : HEX
26. Roman hint to this puzzle's theme : III
27. Freshen by opening a window, say : AIROUT
29. Subscribes : SIGNSUP
32. Appears : ARISES
33. Says nasty things about : DEFAMES
35. Cleveland player, for short : CAV
38. Musical about Jean Valjean, colloquially : LESMIZ
41. "Get ___!" : ALIFE
44. Solo of "Star Wars" : HAN
45. Maui strings, in brief : UKE
46. Brought back : REDUX
47. Like pinot noir : RED
48. Binged : ODED
49. Grand event in a tent : RINGCIRCUS
54. Infatuated : GAGA
55. Boy or girl scout's hand sign : FINGERSALUTE
57. From the Occident : NONASIAN
58. Put right : REMEDY
1. Opening in a fence : GATE
2. Composer Satie : ERIK
3. Queue : LINE
4. Impressionist's activity : APING
5. Ratted out : TOLDON
6. The Buckeyes of the N.C.A.A. : OSU
7. Soldier's food pack, for short : MRE
8. Formic acid producer : ANT
9. "And what do we have here!" : MYMY
10. Blows away : AWES
11. Pigeon's sound : COO
12. Jay-Z's genre : HIPHOP
13. Mustachioed Salvador : DALI
14. Yours, in Tours : ATOI
16. Stead : LIEU
17. Prefix with center : EPI
19. Cold dish that often includes chickpeas : BEANSALAD
21. End of an office tel. no. : EXT
24. Magi : WISEMEN
28. Tricks : RUSES
29. Pathetic : SAD
30. Wrath : IRE
31. .jpg alternative : GIF
34. Risk with wet ink : SMUDGE
35. Word after cable or cattle : CAR
36. Yank, for one : ALER
37. Middle of a famous boast : VIDI
39. Self-assembly furniture giant : IKEA
40. The end, in Essex : ZED
42. Eins, zwei, drei, vier, ___ : FUNF
43. Military vet : EXGI
44. One side of a marital tiff : HESAID
47. Charlotte ___ (dessert) : RUSSE
48. Muesli bit : OAT
50. Atlanta-based media inits. : CNN
51. Sikorsky or Stravinsky : IGOR
52. Former French president Coty : RENE
53. Pull an all-nighter : CRAM
54. Colt .45, e.g. : GUN
56. Set down : LAY
Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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