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Paula Gamache
Paula Gamache

NY Times, Sun, May 24, 2015 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:
Paula Gamache
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: 80, Blocks: 88, 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 of the first row.
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© 2015, The New York Times
Across
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Former Iranian leader : SHAH
5
"Pippin" choreographer : FOSSE
10
Land divided at 38 degrees N : KOREA
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Le Mans Prototype, e.g. : RACER
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Particle accelerator : ATOMSMASHER
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Used to be : WERE
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Lines on a transit map : BUSROUTES
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"That is mind-boggling!" : OHWOW
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Wickerwork willow : OSIER
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Goat's call : MAA
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Snare loop : NOOSE
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Ministers to : TENDS
26
Hard candy : JAWBREAKER
28
Big 12 Conference sch. : ISU
30
Former Asian kingdom : SIAM
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N.Y.P.D. alert : APB
34
Recipe instruction : ADD
36
2008 musical revival starring Patti LuPone : GYPSY
39
Boom box : GHETTOBLASTER
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Go off script : ADLIB
43
Island symbol of affection : LEI
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"Without question" : YES
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Santa ___ (desert winds) : ANAS
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Shade provider : ELM
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Tchaikovsky ballet, with "The" : NUTCRACKER
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Number one : CHAMP
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Japanese truck manufacturer : ISUZU
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General Mills cereal : KIX
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Part of ancient Palestine : JUDEA
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Grannies : NANAS
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When it all becomes clear : AHAMOMENT
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Way off : AFAR
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Teddy Roosevelt, notably : TRUSTBUSTER
69
Rum, to prohibitionists : DEMON
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Unfeeling : STONY
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Composer Saint-___ : SAENS
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Art Deco artist : ERTE
Down
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Reggae relative : SKA
2
Early search engine : HOTBOT
3
Excite : AROUSE
4
Confines : HEMSIN
5
Bavarian Mrs. : FRAU
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Hops kiln : OAST
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Conceptual framework : SCHEMA
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Teeter-totters : SEESAWS
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Blow it : ERR
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Comparable to a beet : ASRED
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Former Egyptian president Mohamed : MORSI
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"Take it easy, little buddy!" : WHOA
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Endor inhabitant : EWOK
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Patti LuPone's role in 36-Across : ROSE
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Washstand pitcher : EWER
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Almost out of gas : ONEMPTY
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Mrs. John Adams : ABIGAIL
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Fighting sport : JUDO
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Beams : RAYS
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Took it easy : SATBACK
31
Turkish title : AGA
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M.A. follow-up, maybe : PHD
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Minsk is its capital : BELARUS
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Two-bagger: Abbr. : DBL
37
Date : SEE
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'14 and '15 : YRS
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Rocker Turner : TINA
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Randy look : LEER
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Where moguls may be found : SKIAREA
48
Menial work : MCJOB
49
15th-century caravel : NINA
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Bomber letters : USAF
51
Sashimi choice : TUNA
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Mogul : CZAR
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Dig up : EXHUME
55
Compost from a forest : HUMUS
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Carol opener : ADESTE
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Guide : MENTOR
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Obvious : PATENT
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"I love him like ___" : ASON
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Range components: Abbr. : MTNS
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N.F.L. scores : TDS
68
Deli loaf : RYE
Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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