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Paula Gamache
Paula Gamache

NY Times, Sun, Nov 11, 2012 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:
Paula Gamache
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: 82, Blocks: 88, Across Lite
Notepad: This diagramless is 17 squares wide by 17 squares deep and has regular crossword symmetry. 1-Across begins in the 4th square of the first row.
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© 2012, The New York Times
Across
1
Pooches' cries, in the comics : ARFS
5
Many corp. execs : MBAS
9
Update, as an antique lamp : REWIRE
11
You are here : EARTH
12
Tippled : HADAFEW
13
1950 Doris Day film inspired by "No, No, Nanette" : TEAFORTWO
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Big band singer Ray : EBERLE
19
Word repeated before "again" : TRY
20
Geishas' bands : OBIS
21
Meeting place : RENDEZVOUS
24
No ___ land : MANS
25
One of the Berliners? : EIN
26
Outback marsupial : KANGAROO
30
Longtime dictionary publisher : MERRIAM
34
Poetic times : MORNS
35
Lofty piece : ODE
36
Leave the band behind : GOSOLO
38
Get by somehow : MUDDLETHROUGH
43
Average Town, U.S.A. : PEORIA
44
A.F.L.'s partner : CIO
45
Move quietly : STEAL
47
Foamed : FROTHED
50
Pandemic of the late '50s : ASIANFLU
53
Stretch (out) : EKE
54
Apple buys : MACS
55
Bicolor oxford : SADDLESHOE
62
Places of refuge : ARKS
63
List-shortening abbr. : ETC
64
Consecrate with oil : ANOINT
65
Philosophical Benjamin Hoff best seller using Milne characters, with "The" : TAOOFPOOH
68
Tardy : OVERDUE
69
Hole in the head : SINUS
70
Company newbies : HIREES
71
Former red state? : USSR
72
Songwriter Novello : IVOR
Down
1
Tony or Oscar : AWARD
2
The "R" of N.R.A. : RIFLE
3
Icebox : FREEZER
4
Hem, but not haw : SEW
5
Container shipping giant : MAERSK
6
Barnyard bellow : BRAY
7
Justice Dept. raiders : ATF
8
"The Borgias" airer, briefly : SHO
9
Tony-winning playwright David : RABE
10
First couple's place : EDEN
11
Famous phrase before departing : ETTU
12
Half a couple : HER
14
Caesar, for one : ROMAN
15
Mountain transports : TBARS
16
Thunderbird lover, say : WINO
17
Italian bone : OSSO
22
First House-of-Tudor Henry : VII
23
Wild ass : ONAGER
27
Cupid : AMOR
28
Court plea, for short : NOLO
29
Complainer : GROUCH
30
Tiger ___ : MOM
31
Univ. address ender : EDU
32
Error marker : REDPEN
33
Dominant theme : MOTIF
37
Like some Nobel Prizes : SHARED
39
Refusing to listen : DEAF
40
Lie around : LOLL
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Bestow, to Burns : GIE
42
Portable trough : HOD
45
Perv, e.g. : SICKO
46
"Jerusalem Delivered" poet : TASSO
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Approved, informally : OKD
49
Port on the Mediterranean : TELAVIV
50
Latin trio member : AMAT
51
___ Lee : SARA
52
Amer. concert series : USTOUR
56
Dresden cries : ACHS
57
First month in Mexico : ENERO
58
More steamed : SORER
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Camouflage : HIDE
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Heavy burden : ONUS
61
Tour de France season : ETE
63
Seemingly forever : EONS
66
The Seminoles of the A.C.C. : FSU
67
Math ratios : PIS
68
"___ see what you mean!" : OHI
Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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