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Frank Longo
Frank Longo

NY Times, Sun, Oct 03, 1999 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:
Frank Longo
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: 85, Blocks: 63, Across Lite
Notepad: This diagramless is 17 squares wide by 17 squares deep and has left/right symmetry. 1-Across begins in the fourth square of the top row.
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© 1999, The New York Times
Across
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"Bam!" : KAPOW
6
Sen. Goldwater : BARRY
11
Reduced in price : ONSALE
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Didn't cook at home : ATEOUT
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Not quit early (like 69-, 74- and 75-Across?) : GOTHEDISTANCE
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Supplement : ADDTO
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Football's Merlin : OLSEN
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Weigher : SCALE
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Dregs : LEES
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Feedbag tidbit : OAT
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Sizzling serves : ACES
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Massachusetts' Cape ___ : ANN
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On top of each other (like 69-, 74- and 75-Across?) : STACKEDUP
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Agitated, with "up" : HET
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Vintner's barrel : WINECASK
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Stamp officially, as a document : NOTARIZE
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Lords' residences : MANORS
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Gloria Estefan, e.g. : LATINA
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Make every effort (like 69-, 74- and 75-Across?) : STOPATNOTHING
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Cool, old-style : HEP
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They have strings attached : YOYOS
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Taboo suffix for feminists : ESS
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Massage : RUB
48
Slangy assent : YEP
49
Buffalo-to-Syracuse dir. : ENE
50
Tricycle rider : TOT
53
___ green : PEA
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Tosspot : SOT
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Upsilon follower : PHI
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___ jiffy : INA
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Fetter : ENCHAIN
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NASA vehicle : LEM
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CVI halved : LIII
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Legendary body snatcher : GHOUL
68
O.K. Corral figure : EARP
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Drink with tequila, rum, vodka and gin : LONGISLANDICEDTEA
74
Home design specialist : INTERIORDECORATOR
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Regulation of a computer network, e.g. : SYSTEMSMANAGEMENT
Down
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Shoelace problems : KNOTS
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Regarding : ASTO
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"Hogwash!" : PAH
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Margarine : OLEO
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Marriage : WEDLOCK
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Like the metric system : BASETEN
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Memo abbr. : ATTN
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Stephen of "The Crying Game" : REA
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Silver and Howard : RONS
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State flower of New Mexico : YUCCA
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He rhymed "prodigality" with "waspitality" : OGDENNASH
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Lessons : TEACHINGS
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Author Dinesen : ISAK
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"There oughta be ___!" : ALAW
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Jeans cloth : DENIM
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Gibbons of TV talk : LEEZA
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Villa d'___ : ESTE
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Grab with a spoon : SCOOPUP
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Baseball field cover : TARP
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Analyze, as ore : ASSAY
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Chowderheads : DOLTS
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Salt lake site : UTAH
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"ER" extra : PATIENT
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Go into : ENTER
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Use a finger bowl : RINSE
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Gift from Santa : TOY
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"Science Guy" on PBS : NYE
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"Alley ___" : OOP
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Flower bed frequenter : BEE
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Years and years : EON
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"Coca Cola Cowboy" singer : TILLIS
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Like bialys : ONIONY
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Besmirches : TAINTS
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Whites, to Hispanics : ANGLOS
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Glass ingredient : SILICA
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Missouri feeder : PLATTE
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Immediately following this : HEREON
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Bestow : IMPART
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Bracelet adornment : CHARM
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Accord producer : HONDA
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"The Age of Anxiety" poet : AUDEN
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"___ the picture" : IGET
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Wax-coated cheese : EDAM
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High dudgeon : IRE
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Actor Alastair : SIM
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Gear tooth : COG
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Afore : ERE
Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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