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Brendan Emmett Quigley
Brendan Emmett Quigley

NY Times, Sun, Mar 28, 2004 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:
Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: 76, Blocks: 100, Across Lite
Notepad: This diagramless is 17 squares wide by 17 squares deep and has regular crossword symmetry. The first square across is the 8th square in the first row.
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© 2004, The New York Times
Across
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Thom ___ shoe stores : MCAN
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High dudgeon : IRE
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Directional aid : ARROW
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Rocky hill : TOR
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Pen pal, perhaps : AMI
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"Family Feud" phrase : SURVEYSAYS
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Least convincing : LAMEST
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Iris features : AREOLAE
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Look after, as endangered species : PROTECT
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Sell over the Internet : ETAIL
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Free period in high school : STUDYHALL
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They do Windows : PCS
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Product in a can : STP
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"___ a zoo out there!" : ITS
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Mapmaker's subj. : GEOG
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Spicy cuisine : CAJUN
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Something to "play" : POSSUM
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You can get one in a garage : INSPECTIONSTICKER
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Jumps in fright : STARTS
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Org. that publishes The Crisis magazine : NAACP
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Hindu honorifics : SRIS
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"___ Coltrane" (1961 jazz album) : OLE
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Brigitte, e.g. : NOM
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Gangster's weapon : GAT
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"Wake up!" : LOOKALIVE
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Muscat native : OMANI
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Stirs up : KINDLES
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Sailor's asset : SEALEGS
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Take the teeth out of : DISARM
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Features on a face : WATCHHANDS
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Middle grade : CEE
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"___ was saying ..." : ASI
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Number of teaspoons in a tablespoon : THREE
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Albany's locale: Abbr. : NYS
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Rock drummer ___ Ulrich : LARS
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"Love Happy" actress Ilona : MASSEY
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Support provider : CRUTCH
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Sheet music abbr. : ARR
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___ Scotia : NOVA
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Emphatic writing? : ITALIC
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Buckingham Palace residents : ROYALS
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Gaelic : ERSE
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Worrisome comment from a guide : WERELOST
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"Where Eagles Dare" setting : ALPS
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Iron fist dictators : MARTINETS
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Poker player's call : IMOUT
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Thus far : YET
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Afternoon TV offering : SOAP
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Sked guesses: Abbr. : ETDS
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Add as an extra : TAGON
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"I could care ___" : LESS
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Biol., e.g. : SCI
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Whip but good : TAN
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Sleepwear, for short : PJS
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King Arthur's wife : GUINEVERE
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FedEx competitor : UPS
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+: Abbr. : POS
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Popular record label : MCA
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It's on when you're braking : CARLIGHT
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The Beastie Boys, e.g. : TRIO
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Reassuring words : ITSOK
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Big 12 team: Abbr. : KAN
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"Foucault's Pendulum" author : ECO
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Tachometer measure, in brief : RPM
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Cutlass or Delta 88 : OLDS
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Purple hue : LILAC
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"Whoa! Slow down!" : GOEASY
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Valuable violins : AMATIS
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Mg3Si4O10(OH)2 : TALC
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One who isn't serious : KIDDER
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Liqueur flavorings : ANISES
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Salinger dedicatee : ESME
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Old Testament book: Abbr. : NEH
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Symbol of grace : SWAN
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Comedian Mort : SAHL
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Org. that gives piece a chance? : NRA
Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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