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Paula Gamache
Paula Gamache

NY Times, Sun, Feb 01, 2009 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:
Paula Gamache
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: 82, Blocks: 86, 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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© 2009, The New York Times
Across
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Plum tomatoes, commonly : ROMAS
6
Pampas cowboy : GAUCHO
12
Classic toothpaste brand : IPANA
13
Commotion : POTHER
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Unable to mount further attacks? : OUTOFSORTIES
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Stops dead : HALTS
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Sound from a fan : RAH
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Work, as a bar : TEND
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Instant replay option : SLOMO
23
Owing, after "in" : ARREARS
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Jokers who'll take a bet? : COMICBOOKIES
29
Arctic explorer John : RAE
30
2004 gymnastics gold medalist Paul : HAMM
31
___ plan : KEOGH
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U.F.O. riders : ETS
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Eric of "Hulk" : BANA
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Tear's partner : WEAR
40
Things that softly say "Feed me"? : WHISPERINGBELLIES
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Quito's land: Abbr. : ECUA
48
___ of the earth : SALT
49
1920s auto : REO
50
Well-groomed : KEMPT
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Pouty look : MOUE
55
Baton Rouge sch. : LSU
56
Good scores on the front nine? : EARLYBIRDIES
60
"Anne of Green Gables" setting : AVONLEA
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Laundry cycle : RINSE
64
Week-ending cry : TGIF
65
"Yes" : IDO
66
Dispatch : HASTE
68
Fraternity brother? : MANOFPARTIES
71
Brunch order : OMELET
72
Take by force : USURP
73
Brand of Scotch : DEWARS
74
In-box pile : MEMOS
Down
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Mob action : RIOT
2
Numbered work : OPUS
3
Wrestling locale : MAT
4
Hooded jacket of the Arctic : ANORAK
5
Tanzanian trek : SAFARI
6
Main mail ctr. : GPO
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Line from the heart : AORTA
8
Say : UTTER
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Gossips, in slang : CHINS
10
Pay attention to : HEED
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"Grey's Anatomy" settings, for short : ORS
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Animated ogre : SHREK
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What a first-time sleep-away camper might be : HOMESICK
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Aramis, to Athos and Porthos : AMI
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___ Ness monster : LOCH
21
Turning fastener : SCREW
22
Really hate : LOATHE
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Jargon suffix : ESE
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Little darling : BABE
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Poet Khayyám : OMAR
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Bygone Dodge : OMNI
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Hooter : OWL
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Styling stuff : GEL
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It's hidden by a comb-over : HAIRLINE
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Reply: Abbr. : ANS
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___ Pieces : REESES
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Take to court : SUE
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Skillet spray : PAM
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Smelling a bit off : GAMY
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Amorphous mass : BLOB
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Small needle case : ETUI
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Boozer : SOUSE
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Cross, e.g. : PEN
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Actress Shire : TALIA
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Does the wrong thing : ERRS
57
Reverse mantra of "The Shining" : REDRUM
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Tao founder : LAOTSE
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Morse code click : DIT
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Vice president who resigned in 1973 : AGNEW
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String quartet member : VIOLA
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Counter to an asking price : OFFER
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Domesticate : TAME
66
Submarine : HERO
67
Egyptian biters : ASPS
68
Hip in the '60s : MOD
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Scoreboard nos. : PTS
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Elemental ending : IUM
Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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