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Brendan Emmett Quigley
Brendan Emmett Quigley

NY Times, Sun, May 02, 2010 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:
Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: 80, Blocks: 77, Across Lite
Notepad: This diagramless is 17 squares wide by 17 squares deep and has regular crossword symmetry. The first square across is the second box in the first row.
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© 2010, The New York Times
Across
1
Canada's capital : OTTAWA
7
Dict. label for shortened words : ABBR
11
From Scandinavia : NORDIC
12
Capt. Parmenter's sitcom command : FTROOP
14
Kiss : SMOOCH
15
Herb used in salsa : CILANTRO
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Darkness : MURK
18
Auto mechanic's tool : GREASEGUN
19
Withdrawn : SHY
21
"South Pacific" lady : NELLIE
24
Like some clothes that come out of a too-hot dryer : SHRUNK
25
Yuletide drinks : NOGS
27
Quaint opening to a love letter : DEAREST
29
Instruction bit : STEP
30
1990s TV series starring Mandy Patinkin : CHICAGOHOPE
32
Product touted as "la cerveza mas fina" : CORONA
33
Farmers for the lord : SERFS
37
Clayey soils : LOAMS
39
MSNBC host Olbermann : KEITH
41
They're made in court : PLEAS
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Marlins' div. : NLEAST
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J. D. Salinger collection : NINESTORIES
50
Colombian city : CALI
54
Ones discriminating against older people : AGEISTS
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"At Wit's End" writer Bombeck : ERMA
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Soccer star Chastain : BRANDI
58
Processes, as ore : SMELTS
60
Atlantis docked with it in 1995 : MIR
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Its larva is a leaf-eating pest : GYPSYMOTH
63
Art Deco artist Lalique : RENE
65
St. Peter's ___ : BASILICA
66
Some bankers? : PILOTS
68
Floating : NATANT
69
Japanese dogs : AKITAS
70
Mao Tse-___ : TUNG
71
Lavish with food and drink : REGALE
Down
1
Clip-___ (some sunglasses) : ONS
2
Women's fragrance from Hilfiger : TOMMYGIRL
3
Pants, in slang : TROU
4
Trim : ADORN
5
1991 top 10 hit for Chris Isaak : WICKEDGAME
6
German exclamation : ACH
7
"Finally" : ATLAST
8
Forward : BRASH
9
Gaffes : BONERS
10
Cheap booze : ROTGUT
12
Old cry of disgust : FIE
13
Trim : PRUNE
15
People who give you the willies : CREEPS
16
Peeling potatoes at a military base, say : ONKP
18
Aircraft type, for short : GIRO
19
1960s civil rights org. : SNCC
20
"Aren't we the comedian?!" : HOHO
22
Regulus's constellation : LEO
23
"Well, ___-di-dah!" : LAH
26
A cone might hold one : SCOOP
28
Hide's partner : SEEK
31
Incredibly persnickety : ANAL
34
Tenants' protest : RENTSTRIKE
35
Dough in baklava : FILO
36
Metric unit of volume : STERE
38
Performed in a musical : SANG
40
1970s-'80s rock genre : HAIRMETAL
42
Afternoon break : SIESTA
44
Conductor's start? : SEMI
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Bygone autocrat : TSAR
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"The Secret of ___" (1982 film) : NIMH
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Suffix with Brooklyn : ESE
49
The Rams, on scoreboards : STL
50
Bygone N.Y.C. rock club : CBGB
51
Ancient Indo-European : ARYAN
52
Breaks gently against : LAPSAT
53
Untouched : INSITU
54
Targeting : AIMING
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"Knockin' on Heaven's Door" songwriter : DYLAN
59
Baseball commissioner who launched interleague play : SELIG
62
World Series mo. : OCT
64
___ dry eye in the house : NOTA
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Course number : PAR
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Detroit-to-Miami dir. : SSE
Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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