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Paula Gamache
Paula Gamache

NY Times, Sun, Dec 31, 2006  DIAGRAMLESS

Author:
Paula Gamache
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: 88, Blocks: 68, Across Lite
Notepad: This diagramless is 17 squares wide by 17 squares deep and has regular crossword symmetry. The first square across is the sixth square in the first row.
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© 2006, The New York Times
Across
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Has food delivered : ORDERSIN
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BB's and bullets : AMMO
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Nobelist, e.g. : LAUREATE
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Hot cupful in Roma : CAFFEESPRESSO
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Nuke : ZAP
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Neighborhoods, slangily : TURFS
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Range features : PEAKS
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Nicker : NEIGH
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Drops in on : VISITS
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Film genre : NOIR
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Frame of mind : MOOD
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"Honestly, it didn't bother me" : NOHARDFEELINGS
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Schoolyard sight : FLAGPOLE
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Radish or carrot : ROOT
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Place for a catnap : LAP
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Road map lines: Abbr. : RTES
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Sacred song : PSALM
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Street map line: Abbr. : AVE
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Cutting part : KNIFEEDGE
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Pasture : LEA
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Angel hair or elbows : PASTA
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Suffix with chick : ADEE
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___ diem : PER
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Greek vowels : ETAS
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Reason for downed power lines : ICESTORM
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It's longer for women : LIFEEXPECTANCY
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"You said it, brother!" : AMEN
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Former European capital : LIRA
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Foreign domestic : AUPAIR
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"Midnight Cowboy" role : RATSO
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"Enough!," south of the border : NOMAS
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Quotable catcher : BERRA
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Hole in one : ACE
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Features of some loans ... or what 14-, 28-, 44- and 59-Across all have? : HIDDENCHARGES
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Conspiring (with) : INLEAGUE
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Scotch's go-with : SODA
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Ragtime dances : ONESTEPS
Down
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Cheer for a matador : OLE
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Speak like the Godfather : RASP
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Fall guy : DUPE
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Gofer's job : ERRAND
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Smell like : REEKOF
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More impertinent : SASSIER
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The "I" of T.G.I.F. : ITS
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Gas in glass : NEON
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End of "Hamlet" : ACTV
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Island east of Lanai : MAUI
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Producers: Abbr. : MFRS
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Doing in : OFFING
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Bar in court : ESTOP
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Utah national park : ZION
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Wide-eyed : AGOG
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Third degrees : PHDS
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Gives off : EMITS
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Unlocked? : SHORN
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Classic auto : REO
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Choir members : ALTI
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Snorkeling site : REEF
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Easy stride : LOPE
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To-do : FLAP
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It may be found on a mountainside : LAVA
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Copies : APES
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Melville milieu : SEA
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Brand for Fido : ALPO
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Salacious stare : LEER
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Schoolteacher of old : MARM
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"The Taming of the Shrew" shrew : KATE
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Blue-pencil : EDIT
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Penta- doubled : DECA
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Actress Davis : GEENA
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Mall rats, typically : TEENS
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Rock's ___ Rose : AXL
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Platter holder : SPINDLE
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Diving acronym : SCUBA
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Keyboard users : TYPERS
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Zhivago's love : LARA
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Apple on a desk : IMAC
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Lavish party : FETE
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Wears away : ERODES
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Attacked : CAMEAT
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Golden Fleece ship : ARGO
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Mighty angry : IRED
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Tabula ___ : RASA
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Kentucky neighbor : OHIO
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Chantilly seraph : ANGE
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Atlantic food fish : SCUP
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Traveler's stop : INN
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Cock and bull, say : HES
Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later.

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