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Fred Piscop
Fred Piscop

NY Times, Sun, Jun 22, 2014 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:
Fred Piscop
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 fifth square in the first row.
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© 2014, The New York Times
Across
1
Pesky swarmers : GNATS
6
Picket line defier : SCAB
10
Maintained, as attention : STOODAT
12
Trumpet accessory : MUTE
13
Kremlin topper : ONIONDOME
15
Schiaparelli of fashion : ELSA
16
Took five : RESTED
17
Sour-faced sort : PICKLEPUSS
22
Provided food for : CATERED
24
iPod model : NANO
25
Chip in : ANTE
26
Absorbed, as a loss : ATE
27
Half of an umlaut : DOT
29
Pen often sold in a pack : BIC
30
Go astray : SIN
31
Like tribal lore : ORAL
34
Colombia's capital : BOGOTA
36
Pro shop buys : TEES
37
Auto race along public roads : RALLYE
39
Airborne African menace : TSETSE
41
Loosely woven cotton fabric : CHEESECLOTH
44
Eyeball layer : SCLERA
47
Evening do : SOIREE
48
Klutzy sort : CLOD
49
Gradually appear, as on film : FADEIN
52
Turned on the waterworks : WEPT
55
___ Weasley, Harry Potter pal : RON
56
Investment for later yrs. : IRA
57
Reason to serve again : LET
59
Jed Clampett's find : OIL
61
Beehive State Indians : UTES
63
Seemingly forever : EONS
65
Set in a nook : DINETTE
68
W.W. I chemical agent : MUSTARDGAS
71
A coach may try to boost it : MORALE
72
Bleachers sound : ROAR
73
Fast-food item to which the beginnings of 13-, 17-, 41- and 68-Across may be added : HAMBURGER
75
Send out : EMIT
76
Really, really big : IMMENSE
77
Claim innocence over : DENY
78
Coronas, e.g. : BEERS
Down
1
Dead duck : GONER
2
Made a bid at an auction : NODDED
3
Big bother : ADO
4
Repeatedly press (down) : TAMP
5
Ale holder : STEIN
6
Crewman on the Jolly Roger : SMEE
7
Mea ___ : CULPA
8
When fireworks shows are often put on : ATSUNSET
9
Critters : BEASTIES
10
One with a habit : SISTER
11
Pledge drive giveaway : TOTE
13
Predator of seals : ORCA
14
Peachy keen : NEATO
18
Baja resort area, briefly : CABO
19
Stitch together : KNIT
20
GPS device, e.g. : LOCATOR
21
What simpletons lack : SENSE
23
Paso ___ (dance) : DOBLE
28
Nursery items : TOYS
32
Rainbow-shaped : ARCED
33
Cowardly Lion player : LAHR
35
Flying V components : GEESE
36
[Titter] : TEHEE
38
Like spinach vis-à-vis string beans : LEAFIER
40
Ladled fare : STEW
42
Snake posture : COIL
43
Like composition paper : LINED
44
Restart of play, in rugby : SCRUM
45
Forced to an end, as a filibuster : CLOTURED
46
In need of company : LONESOME
50
N.Y. Yankee suspended for the 2014 season : AROD
51
"Shoot!" : DANG
53
Thick, creamy soup : POTAGE
54
Mr. or Mrs. : TITLE
58
Forest warning : TIMBER
60
Look like Groucho : LEER
62
Deck protector : STAIN
64
Term of address in British India : SAHIB
66
Proper or common things : NOUNS
67
Goes astray : ERRS
69
Pseudo-stylish : ARTY
70
"___ difference" : SAME
74
Mrs. overseas : MME
Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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