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Ed Stein
Ed Stein
Paula Gamache
Paula Gamache

NY Times, Sun, Mar 30, 2014 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:
Ed Stein and 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. 1-Across begins in the first square in the first row.
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B
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R
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O
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A
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D
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T
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R
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U
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M
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C
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R
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F
R
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N
O
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C
U
T
T
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B
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O
O
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Z
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L
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E
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S
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E
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C
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N
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N
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S
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R
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H
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T
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S
A
M
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I
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O
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O
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H
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B
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G
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A
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P
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S
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A
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O
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U
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U
R
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E
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R
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G
O
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S
N
O
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K
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E
R
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C
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A
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W
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F
O
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K
Y
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M
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M
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S
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P
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M
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N
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W
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L
O
T
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I
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A
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A
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C
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A
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P
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D
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O
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B
L
O
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D
T
E
S
T
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U
S
N
A
V
Y
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O
R
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L
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E
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T
E
E
V
E
E
73
D
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X
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A
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N
S
© 2014, The New York Times
Across
1
Wide : BROAD
6
Skylit lobby : ATRIUM
12
Agree : CONCUR
14
San Joaquin Valley city : FRESNO
15
Tentacled sea creature : CUTTLE
16
*Hoodwink : BAMBOOZLE
20
*Informer, informally : STOOLIE
22
Read closely : SCAN
23
Those opposed : NAYS
24
Star related to Venus : SERENA
25
___ Honor : HIS
26
Piqued condition : SNIT
27
Three-stringed Japanese instrument : SAMISEN
30
Shorthand specialist : STENO
31
Fed. workplace watchdog : OSHA
32
Swedish tennis great : BORG
33
Recess off the nave : APSE
37
___ Domini : ANNO
38
Shylock, for one : USURER
41
Urge on : GOAD
42
*Pool variety : SNOOKER
45
Boston b-baller : CELT
46
Totally wrong : ALLWET
48
A. J. of auto racing : FOYT
49
"South Park" boy : KYLE
50
Classic copier name : MITA
51
Mme., before marriage : MLLE
52
Vertebrae locale : SPINE
54
Vietnam Veterans Memorial designer : MAYALIN
57
Zephyr or sirocco : WIND
58
Fate : LOT
59
Newton and Mizrahi : ISAACS
63
Yankee or Tiger, informally : ALER
64
Go for ___ (swim) : ADIP
66
With 62-Down, secret agent code name ... or this puzzle's theme : DOUBLEO
68
*Part of a physical, maybe : BLOODTEST
70
Most Annapolis grads enter it : USNAVY
71
Threat ender : ORELSE
72
Boob tube : TEEVEE
73
Showtime hit of 2006-13 : DEXTER
74
Former Israeli defense minister Moshe : ARENS
Down
1
Secretly emails a dupe : BCCS
2
Major defeats : ROUTS
3
How a ballerina may dance : ONTOE
4
One in a cast : ACTOR
5
Airport near Washington : DULLES
6
Langley and McGuire: Abbr. : AFBS
7
Windpipe : TRACHEA
8
Are left over : REMAIN
9
Library IDs : ISBNS
10
Numero ___ : UNO
11
*Movie for which Cher won an Oscar : MOONSTRUCK
13
Spanish royal : REINA
17
"Riders of the Purple Sage" author : ZANEGREY
18
The Eagles' "___ Eyes" : LYIN
19
This, in Mexico : ESTO
21
"Oz" co-star ___ Walker : EAMONN
28
"There ___ doubt" : ISNO
29
*Kind of pie : SHOOFLY
30
Brillo competitor : SOS
32
Actor Reynolds : BURT
33
Turkish title : AGA
34
Party pro? : POL
35
"Exodus" Oscar nominee : SALMINEO
36
*Dickens title character : EDWINDROOD
37
Movie dog of the 1930s : ASTA
39
House addition : ELL
40
Hwy. : RTE
43
___ nut : KOLA
44
Stye location : EYELID
47
Hot time in Paree : ETE
51
"Blue Nude" painter : MATISSE
52
Lowly shipmate : SWAB
53
Pain in the butt : PILL
54
Ford flivver : MODELT
55
Has left home : ISOUT
56
Queasy feeling : NAUSEA
58
Surgical glove material : LATEX
60
"Li'l" guy in Dogpatch : ABNER
61
One of a pair of percussion sticks : CLAVE
62
See 66-Across : SEVEN
65
Wing: Prefix : PTER
67
Court cry : OYES
69
Rap's Dr. ___ : DRE
Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later.

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