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Patrick Blindauer
Patrick Blindauer

NY Times, Sun, May 29, 2011 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:
Patrick Blindauer
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: 88, Blocks: 69, Across Lite
Notepad: This diagramless is 17 squares wide by 17 squares deep and has regular crossword symmetry. 1-Across begins in the 4th square of the top row.
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© 2011, The New York Times
Across
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Conditional words : IFS
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Successor to J.F.K. : LBJ
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Film hero with a sword : ZORRO
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___ monde (high society) : HAUT
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Parched : ARID
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"Love Story" co-star : ONEAL
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Drive in, as a point : HAMMERHOME
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Gently jab : NUDGE
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Computer accessory : MOUSEPAD
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Places for paperweights : DESKS
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Part of A.D. : ANNO
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Like some colors : PRIMARY
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Five-star general Arnold : HAP
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"Bosh!" : ROT
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Topsy-turvy : HEADOVERHEELS
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Garbo of "The Kiss" : GRETA
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Ayatollah ___ Khamenei : ALI
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Un-P.C. purchases? : IMACS
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Buzzes, e.g. : DOS
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N.Y.C.'s Washington ___ : HTS
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Politico Ross : PEROT
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___ Tzu : SHIH
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Sp. miss : SRTA
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Garlicky sauce : AIOLI
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Abbr. in a personal ad : SWF
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Trade for tat : TIT
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What a crossword maker writes last : CLUES
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"Bali ___" : HAI
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Run to a chapel, say : ELOPE
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Is wild about : HASTHEHOTSFOR
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It may be smoked : HAM
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Back to Brooklyn? : ESE
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"To continue ..." : NOWTHEN
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Actress Garr : TERI
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"Darn it!" : SHOOT
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You might step outside for it : FRESHAIR
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"Pearly Shells" singer : DONHO
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Towel words : HISANDHERS
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Being pulled : INTOW
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Part of A.A.A.: Abbr. : AMER
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Present : GIFT
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Word before and after "to" : ASHES
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Dutch ___ disease : ELM
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"Mangia!" : EAT
Down
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"You are not!" retort : IAMSO
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Smolder : FUME
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Treeless plain : STEPPE
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Hoity-toity : LAHDIDAH
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Sis's sib : BRO
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"Garfield" creator : JIMDAVIS
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Pass (out) : ZONK
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Burden : ONUS
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Part of Roy G. Biv : RED
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Scott Joplin piece : RAG
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"Hurrah!" : OLE
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Amusement park feature : HAUNTEDHOUSE
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Combine company : DEERE
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Middle word of West Point's motto : HONOR
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___ avis : RARA
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Actress Helgenberger : MARG
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Land under Saladin's command, once: Abbr. : SYR
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Shed : MOLT
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Meaningful chat : HEARTTOHEART
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Big name in foil : ALCOA
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Scalper's whisper : PSST
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It may be smoked : HASHISH
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Cool cat : HIPSTER
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"Bam!" man Lagasse : EMERIL
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"Throne" : TOILET
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"___ Marner: The Weaver of Raveloe" : SILAS
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It's a pain : ACHE
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Cinemax competitor : SHOWTIME
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James who worked under pressure? : WATT
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Aquaculture facility : FISHFARM
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The City of Light : PARIS
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Prince of the East : EMIR
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Brian once known for art rock : ENO
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Big to-do : HOOHA
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Many an office plant : FERN
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Touchy : ONEDGE
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Jean Valjean's crime in "Les Misérables" : THEFT
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Flat, e.g. : SHOE
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"___ business?" : HOWS
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LaBeouf of "Constantine" : SHIA
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Division of una semana : DIA
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Turn-___ (arousers) : ONS
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___ degree : NTH
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Somme salt : SEL
Answer summary: 0 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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