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Paula Gamache
Paula Gamache

NY Times, Sun, Dec 07, 2014 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:Paula Gamache
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: , Blocks: 80, Across Lite
Notepad: This diagramless is 17 squares wide by 17 squares deep and has regular crossword symmetry. 1-Across begins in the third square in the first row.
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© 2014, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Get a bit teary : MISTUP
7. Titan associated with water : OCEANUS
9. Standard grading range : ABCDF
14. State of great excitement : FEVERPITCH
17. One humiliating a fraternity pledge, say : HAZER
18. Skating leap : AXEL
19. Of the heavens : ASTRAL
21. "Ditto" : ASAMI
22. "___ darn shame" : ITSA
23. Chatted online, for short : IMED
25. Choice on the fairway : IRON
26. Fashion designer Turk : TRINA
28. Romance at a camp, say : SUMMERFLING
31. Domestic : HANDMAID
33. Credit ___ (Zurich-based banking giant) : SUISSE
34. Winning : ONTOP
36. Once, once : ERST
37. Hamburger meat : GROUNDCHUCK
40. Settled : ALIT
41. Chili con ___ : QUESO
42. Big show : SPLASH
44. Rose Bowl locale : PASADENA
49. It may be covered with get-well messages : PLASTERCAST
53. Thus far : TONOW
54. Pet food brand : IAMS
55. Meander : ROAM
56. Countertenor : ALTO
57. Wine from northern Spain : RIOJA
59. Some political writings : TRACTS
63. Canterbury can : GAOL
64. Conclude by : ENDAT
65. Retro things ... or what 14-, 28-, 37- and 49-Across have? : THROWBACKS
67. Cordwood unit : STERE
68. Old NBC western : LARAMIE
69. Show leniency : BEKIND
1. Takes up residence : MOVESIN
2. Where Reykjavik is : ICELAND
3. Sun. church talk : SER
4. Snack at a Spanish bar : TAPA
5. Les √Čtats-___ : UNIS
6. Stroke on the green : PUTT
8. Theater curtain : SCRIM
9. "I see what you did!" : AHA
10. Mythical serpent with a killer gaze : BASILISK
11. Dictatorial, Russian-style : CZARIST
12. Fiends : DEMONS
13. Decorative lampshade feature : FRINGE
14. Islam, e.g. : FAITH
15. Stormtrooper in "Star Wars," e.g. : EXTRA
16. Jon of "Mad Men" : HAMM
20. Shelter : LEE
24. Author of "The Butter Battle Book" : DRSEUSS
27. Casanova : AMORIST
28. In ___ (undisturbed) : SITU
29. Japanese noodles : UDON
30. What a mink has, naturally : FURCOAT
32. Sot's order : ANOTHER
35. "Stat!" : PDQ
37. Apothecary's container : GLASSJAR
38. Some trophies : CUPS
39. Criticism : HEAT
40. In fashion : ALAMODE
42. Religious high points? : SPIRES
43. Lament : PLAINT
45. Repeat : DOAGAIN
46. Intertwined : ENLACED
47. Taboo : NOTOK
48. Objects of M.P. hunts : AWOLS
50. Fail to keep : ROT
51. Haul : CART
52. Menotti title role : AMAHL
58. Attacked a sub? : ATE
60. Zodiac symbol : CRAB
61. Burned rubber : TORE
62. Love letter letters : SWAK
66. Org. representing songwriters : BMI
Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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