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Byron Walden
Byron Walden

NY Times, Sun, Jan 13, 2008  DIAGRAMLESS

Author:
Byron Walden
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: 86, Blocks: 80, Across Lite
Notepad: This diagramless is 17 squares wide by 17 squares deep and has regular crossword symmetry. The first square across is the first square in the first row.
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J
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O
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B
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S
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S
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K
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I
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P
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U
H
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B
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N
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F
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E
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E
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H
A
R
D
R
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L
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L
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G
O
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D
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W
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I
K
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A
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W
A
Y
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S
O
L
O
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J
U
N
K
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M
A
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V
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O
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W
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R
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P
O
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S
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A
R
N
E
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C
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N
K
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P
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H
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O
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N
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R
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K
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T
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U
R
O
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L
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F
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I
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R
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S
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V
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I
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C
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E
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O
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A
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A
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D
R
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D
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C
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U
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A
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B
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B
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S
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N
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C
O
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D
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U
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C
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K
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C
A
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Z
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T
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E
N
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H
O
U
S
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C
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A
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T
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S
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K
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A
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L
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S
K
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T
S
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I
L
L
S
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S
P
A
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G
L
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© 2008, The New York Times
Across
1
Steve who co-founded Apple : JOBS
5
Omit : SKIP
9
"We have a problem" : UHOH
10
Impolite greeters of a visiting team : BOOERS
12
Highest number in sudoku : NINE
13
License application requirement : FEE
16
*Crusty dinner item : HARDROLL
18
*Benevolence : GOODWILL
20
Furniture chain : IKEA
21
You don't want to lose yours : WAY
22
Goes it alone : SOLOS
23
*Credit card solicitations and such : JUNKMAIL
25
"I do," e.g. : VOW
28
Seized autos : REPOS
30
"Rule, Britannia" composer : ARNE
31
*Old-timey communications device : CRANKTELEPHONE
37
Toothed tools : RAKES
38
Bull: Prefix : TAURO
39
*Do-over cry from a tennis umpire : LETFIRSTSERVICE
46
Actor Ryan : ONEAL
47
Places of refuge : ASYLA
49
*Theatrical showstopper? : DROPPEDCURTAIN
53
"Waterloo" group : ABBA
56
Superdome athlete : SAINT
57
Opponent's word : NAY
58
*Pink sparkling wine : COLDDUCK
63
Home port of Columbus's second and fourth voyages : CADIZ
65
Refrain syllable : TRA
66
Within: Prefix : ENTO
67
*Purrer : HOUSECAT
71
*Patient for an avian veterinarian : SICKBIRD
73
Enzyme ending : ASE
74
"Chantilly ___" : LACE
75
Gets around : SKIRTS
76
Misfortunes : ILLS
77
Pool locales : SPAS
78
Surfeit : GLUT
Down
1
Psychologist Carl : JUNG
2
The "O" of B.&O. : OHIO
3
Pro ___ : BONO
4
Outbuildings : SHEDS
5
Existentialist Kierkegaard : SOREN
6
Brand that has its "moments" : KODAK
7
Suffix with bombard : IER
8
Hawkish : PROWAR
10
Capital of Azerbaijan : BAKU
11
Like Julius Caesar on the Ides of March : SLAIN
13
___ mignon : FILET
14
Hie to the hitching post : ELOPE
15
Counterpart to la luna : ELSOL
16
Trio after G : HIJ
17
1977 Cy Young winner Sparky : LYLE
19
Is employed by : WORKSFOR
24
Daisy ___ : MAE
25
RCA product : VCR
26
Spoken : ORAL
27
Boat follower : WAKE
29
Gets out of a suit : SETTLES
32
Trap for a monarch : NET
33
Faux ___ : PAS
34
Cry's partner : HUE
35
Former Nebraska governor Kay : ORR
36
Maker of Ex-Lax and Maalox : NOVARTIS
40
Sea goddess who rescued Odysseus : INO
41
Dem.'s opposite : REP
42
Easy mark : SAP
43
Real close? : IST
44
Blue shade : CYAN
45
Director Kazan : ELIA
48
"___ news?" : ANY
49
Pops : DAD
50
Russian getaway : DACHA
51
Firenze farewells : CIAOS
52
Inappropriate : UNDUE
53
Follower of the Gospels : ACTS
54
Chess's Spassky : BORIS
55
African-Americans : BLACKS
59
Winger of "Urban Cowboy" : DEBRA
60
Condos, e.g. : UNITS
61
Hubs: Abbr. : CTRS
62
Flattened : KOD
64
Chameleonlike Woody Allen character : ZELIG
68
Word that can follow each word in the answers to this puzzle's starred clues : CALL
69
Rights org. : ACLU
70
Quiz : TEST
72
Laotian currency : KIP
Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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