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Fred Piscop
Fred Piscop

NY Times, Sun, Jan 29, 2006  DIAGRAMLESS

Author:
Fred Piscop
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: 84, Blocks: 78, 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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© 2006, The New York Times
Across
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Big, fat mouth : YAP
4
Sue Grafton's "___ for Ricochet" : RIS
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Use a snifter : SIP
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Hit the tarmac : ALIT
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Capitol Hill worker : SENATEAIDE
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Got hip, with "up" : WISED
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Crayfish : ROCKLOBSTER
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Petrol unit : LITRE
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"___ pig's eye!" : INA
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Geological divisions : EPOCHS
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Tourist center freebie : AREAMAP
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Unequaled : SOLE
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Place for a street sign : CORNER
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Acting the wolf : OGLING
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Upholstery after a cat's done with it : SHREDS
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Early second-century year : CVI
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"How dumb of me!" : DUH
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Sch. in Troy, N.Y. : RPI
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Turn black : CHAR
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Slaughter in the Hall of Fame : ENOS
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A succulent : ALOE
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What 18- and 61-Across and 3- and 27-Down have in common : SHELL
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Sgt. Preston's org. : RCMP
40
Tailless feline : MANX
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Things frequently cached : ARMS
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Gen. Pershing's command in W.W. I : AEF
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Actor Brynner : YUL
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Bit of baby talk : GOO
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Get depleted : RUNDRY
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Loser to Hayes : TILDEN
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Show up : REPORT
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Zinger : BARB
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Poultry buy : ROASTER
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More gun-shy : WARIER
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Wrap up : END
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Grammy winner Bonnie : RAITT
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Lemony treat : MERINGUEPIE
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One of the Van Halens : EDDIE
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Informal chat : RAPSESSION
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Some N.C.O.'s : SGTS
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Org. to file with : IRS
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D.D.E.'s predecessor : HST
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Dawn goddess : EOS
Down
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Fore-and-aft rigged sailboat : YAWL
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Et ___ (and others) : ALII
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Morsel sometimes dyed red : PISTACHIONUT
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Sports show finale : RECAP
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Publicity : INK
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Department store worker, perhaps : SALESGIRL
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Villainous "Star Wars" group : SITH
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Midmonth : IDES
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Price word : PER
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More than a brat : TERROR
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Blip maker : SONAR
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Tevye portrayer : TOPOL
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Town in a Carlo Levi novel : EBOLI
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Part of a "b" or "d" : ASCENDER
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Tractor name : DEERE
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LeAnn of country : RIMES
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"Go on …" : AND
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Cameo shapes : OVALS
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It may be a blank : GUNCARTRIDGE
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Spread, as the legs : SPLAY
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Cancer patient's treatment, briefly : CHEMO
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Warm and comfy : HOMEY
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Hit headlong : RAM
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Either of two O.T. books : CHRON
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Sunblock letters : SPF
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Bookplate words : EXLIBRIS
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It may roll across the Plains : SAGEBRUSH
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"Peg Woffington" author : READE
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Boom periods : UPS
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___ Dame : NOTRE
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Rasta's locks : DREADS
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"Mule Train" singer, 1949 : LAINE
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Bottom of the barrel : DREGS
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1998 De Niro thriller : RONIN
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Transplant, in a way : REPOT
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Get tiresome : WEAR
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Some Dadaist works : ARPS
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Yugoslav hero : TITO
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Hardy girl : TESS
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Hosp. scan : MRI
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Frozen Wasser : EIS
Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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