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Paula Gamache
Paula Gamache

NY Times, Sun, Nov 06, 2005  DIAGRAMLESS

Author:
Paula Gamache
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. The first square across is the fourth square in the first row.
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© 2005, The New York Times
Across
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Male turkeys : TOMS
5
Karate blow : CHOP
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"Out of the question!" : UHUH
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Prefix with space : AERO
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Stable morsel : OAT
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Event to go to on Christmas Eve : MIDNIGHTMASS
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Liq. measures : PTS
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Architect Jones : INIGO
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Hair-raising : EERIE
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Tummy ___ : TUCK
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Director Meyer : RUSS
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Pronunciation symbol : MACRON
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TV series test : PILOT
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Quod ___ demonstrandum : ERAT
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"Now look what you've done!" : ITSAFINEMESS
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"Belle de Jour" actress : DENEUVE
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Tommy Lee Jones  in "Men in Black" : AGENTK
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Old cable inits. : TNN
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Honfleur honey : AMIE
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Hair line : PART
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Random : HITORMISS
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Give off : EMIT
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Nuisance : PAIN
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Euro competitor: Abbr. : USD
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Al who played Michael Corleone : PACINO
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Loose overcoats : ULSTERS
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Florist's basket liner : SPHAGNUMMOSS
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Not ___ or a tittle : AJOT
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Rocky ridge : ARETE
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Like chromosomes : PAIRED
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Party for 100, say : GALA
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Joe Hardy's temptress, on Broadway : LOLA
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___ & Young (auditors) : ERNST
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Voting machine part : LEVER
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LP link : MNO
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Simple to manage : NOFUSSNOMUSS
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One form of ID : SSN
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Greek crosses : TAUS
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South Seas starch source : TARO
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Heraldic border : ORLE
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"'Scuse me …" : AHEM
Down
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Filament element : TUNGSTEN
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Louisville's river : OHIO
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Make a face, as for a 5-Down : MUG
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"Silence!" : SHH
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Shooter's device : CAMERA
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Learn about : HEAROF
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Family name of Pope Benedict XIII : ORSINI
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Prepare to be shot : POSE
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Rich : OPULENT
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Not marked up : ATCOST
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"For shame!" : TSKTSK
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Really stuck : MIRED
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Harden : INURE
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Soi-___ (self-styled) : DISANT
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Gumshoes : TECS
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Kitchen dinger : TIMER
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Early 11th-century date : MIV
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Bothered a lot : ATEAT
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Mobil emblem : PEGASUS
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Has a siesta : NAPS
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Derange : UNHINGE
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Deck cleaner : MOP
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Roth ___ : IRA
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Big inits. in music : EMI
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"Bring ___!" : ITON
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Busy : INUSE
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Level : ECHELON
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Mazda convertible : MIATA
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Parent found in the wings : STAGEMOM
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Feeling that makes you go "hmmm" : DEJAVU
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Sacred songs : PSALMS
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They have strings attached : APRONS
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Hallucination cause : LSD
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Macbeth and Lady Macbeth, e.g. : ROLES
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Flag features : STARS
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Brouhaha : UPROAR
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Virile : MANFUL
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Treat badly : MISUSE
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Table scraps : ORTS
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Inner: Prefix : ENTO
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Tribal stories : LORE
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Penn, e.g.: Abbr. : STA
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"Um, no thanks" : NAH
Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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