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Fred Piscop
Fred Piscop

NY Times, Sun, Jan 18, 2015 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:
Fred Piscop
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: 84, Blocks: 74, Across Lite
Notepad: This diagramless is 17 squares wide by 17 squares deep and has regular crossword symmetry. 1-Across begins in the seventh square in the first row.
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© 2015, The New York Times
Across
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Blue Grotto's isle : CAPRI
6
Beaded Indian shoe, for short : MOC
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Devilish kid : IMP
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Lords' partners : LADIES
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Caterer's vessel : URN
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*Cleaning tool sometimes made with ostrich plumes : FEATHERDUSTER
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Carnival city, for short : RIO
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Parade decorations : STREAMERS
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Dollar bill, slangily : ONESPOT
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Team that moved to the American League in 2013 : ASTROS
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Author du Maurier : DAPHNE
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Every, in an Rx : OMN
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In a poor manner : ILLY
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Bambi, once : FAWN
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Franz who composed "The Merry Widow" : LEHAR
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Lipton unit : TEABAG
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Nest egg fund, briefly : IRA
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Veiled dancer : SALOME
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Heart chambers : ATRIA
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Utter nonsense : ROT
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*Serial drama of the early 1990s : TWINPEAKS
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Does too much, briefly : ODS
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Dirty campaign tactic : SMEAR
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Member of a traditional network, of sorts : OLDBOY
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Director Craven : WES
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Dental hygienist's target : TARTAR
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Stitch up again : RESEW
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Opie's sitcom dad : ANDY
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Ballet bend : PLIE
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Sports bars usually have lots of them : TVS
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Easily flexed : PLIANT
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Playground retort : DOESSO
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Tim of "Meet the Press" : RUSSERT
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Many sweatshirts have them : CREWNECKS
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Bond yield: Abbr. : INT
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*Cinema twofer : DOUBLEFEATURE
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"It's ___!" (thumbs-up response) : AGO
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Conked with a fastball, say : BEANED
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Top end, informally : MAX
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Alice's sitcom boss : MEL
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Hog-nosed snake : ADDER
Down
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Gives a hoot : CARES
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Info on a mailing env. : ADDR
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One of 12 popes : PIUS
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One's home: Abbr. : RES
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":" in an analogy : ISTO
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*Candice Bergen sitcom : MURPHYBROWN
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Hunter of myth : ORION
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100 smackers : CNOTE
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Hypotheticals : IFS
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Intro to physics? : META
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Scores a 72 on, perhaps : PARS
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Car buyer's protection : LEMONLAW
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Grand ___ National Park : TETON
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Rough up, e.g. : HARM
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Go splitsville : ENDIT
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"Duck soup!" : REALEASY
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Pie-in-the-face sound : SPLAT
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Who's position, in a classic comedy routine : FIRST
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Potpourri emanation : AROMA
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*Prankster's weapon : WATERPISTOL
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One of the Mannings : ELI
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Throw a roast for, e.g. : HONOR
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More than enough : AMPLE
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Harmonica parts : REEDS
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Gave a tow or a jump, say : AIDED
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Like a blowhard : GASSY
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Like much baby food : STRAINED
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"The Simpsons" grandpa : ABE
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Was obsequious : KOWTOWED
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Titan with a burden : ATLAS
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Back in style : RETRO
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Good thing : ASSET
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___ cava (blood vessel) : VENA
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Last king of Troy : PRIAM
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Épéeist's attack : LUNGE
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Put on hold : DEFER
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Lowlife : SCUM
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Cajun food staple : OKRA
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Oktoberfest band instrument : TUBA
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Decked out : CLAD
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Coty of France : RENE
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Application datum : SEX
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Word that can follow the starts of the answers to the five starred clues : BED
Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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