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Fred Piscop
Fred Piscop

NY Times, Sun, Jun 20, 2004 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:
Fred Piscop
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: 84, 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 fifth square in the first row.
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© 2004, The New York Times
Across
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Capital of Peru : LIMA
5
Wild guess : STAB
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Baseball boss: Abbr. : MGR
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Quatrain scheme : ABAB
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Something to crack : CODE
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"Exodus" hero : ARI
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Rack items, informally : MAGS
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Cab Calloway catchphrase : HIDEHO
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Cost of a shaving mishap? : NICKPRICE
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Cost of a tow? : PULLTAB
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"Peter Pan" pirate : SMEE
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Dervish's faith : ISLAM
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Vogue rival : ELLE
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Sticker stat, for short : MPG
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Sculptor's medium : STONE
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Stand up to : DEFY
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Bit of pond gunk : ALGA
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Nissan model : SENTRA
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Cost of an apartment overseer? : SUPERCHARGE
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You can believe it : CREED
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"West Side Story" song : AMERICA
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Relates again : RETELLS
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Analyze grammatically : PARSE
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Cost of a large bovine? : BUFFALOBILL
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Consequence of iodine deficiency : GOITER
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Don Juan's mother : INEZ
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Teens' road safety org. : SADD
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Subway entrance : STILE
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___-El (Superman's birth name) : KAL
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"The Morning Watch" writer : AGEE
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Tutu fabric : TULLE
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"Wanna make ___?" : ABET
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Cost of cooling equipment? : FANFARE
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Cost of a pet dog? : SPOTCHECK
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1844 Verdi opera : ERNANI
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Distinctive air : AURA
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To boot : TOO
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Colorful Apple : IMAC
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Lowlife : SCUM
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Mil. command posts : HQS
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Genesis son : SETH
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Name for a herding dog : SHEP
Down
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Reading light : LAMP
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Construction beam : IBAR
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Gift-bearing trio : MAGI
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Graph coordinate : ABSCISSA
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Senator Charles of New York : SCHUMER
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Plug away : TOIL
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Discombobulated : ADDLED
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Projecting, as brows : BEETLE
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Staffs : MANS
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Folklore family name : GRIMM
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Thin writing material : RICEPAPER
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Grapefruit portion : HALF
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Toe the line : OBEY
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Ones hanging around alleys : KEGLERS
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Fragrant compound : ESTER
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Former sporty Italian auto : PANTERA
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Past the hole, as a golf shot : LONG
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"Peer Gynt" Suite composer : GRIEG
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Duke's sports org. : ACC
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Follow, as advice : ACTON
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Chucklehead : SAP
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Actress Thurman : UMA
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Regular : HABITUE
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Wife of Isaac : REBEKAH
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Windsor monarch : ELIZABETH
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Pipe bend : ELL
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Alternative to dial-up, briefly : DSL
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Teacher of Samuel : ELI
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Elec., for one : UTIL
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Brings down : FELLS
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Annie Oakley : FREEPASS
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Head-in-the-sand sort : OSTRICH
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Something to crack : SAFE
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Ice cream thickener : AGAR
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Eckersley of Cooperstown : DENNIS
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Sling mud at : DEFAME
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"___ d'Or" : LECOQ
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W.B.A. endings : TKOS
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Gray's subj. : ANAT
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"That smarts!" : OUCH
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In alignment : TRUE
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Rough it : CAMP
Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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