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Fred Piscop
Fred Piscop

NY Times, Sun, Jun 26, 2011 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:
Fred Piscop
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: 84, Blocks: 76, Across Lite
Notepad: This diagramless is 17 squares wide by 17 squares deep and has regular crossword symmetry. 1-Across begins in the 6th square of the top row.
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© 2011, The New York Times
Across
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Postgame presentation : RECAP
6
"Six-pack" muscles : ABS
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Microscopic creature : AMEBA
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"Wham ___!" : BAM
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Tough key for beginning pianists : AFLATMINOR
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Dress down : BERATE
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Snack food once pitched by a "bandito" : FRITOS
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First day back after a three-day weekend, maybe: Abbr. : TUE
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Brought up : REARED
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Sighter of pink elephants : TOPER
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The Boss's backup : ESTREETBAND
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List abbr. : ETAL
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Sparked anew : RELIT
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Respectful refusal : NOSIR
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Where to see a sword-swallower or fire-eater : SIDESHOW
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Big name in small planes : CESSNA
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Em or Bee : AUNT
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Heading on a list of chores : TODO
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Suffix with schnozz : OLA
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Multipurpose Apple device : IPODTOUCH
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Suffix with refuse : NIK
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Omar's "Mod Squad" role : LINC
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Go-getter : DOER
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Highlands girls : LASSES
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Pilot's nightmare : TAILSPIN
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Where Christ stopped, in a Levi title : EBOLI
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Goes on the road : TOURS
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Valhalla ruler : ODIN
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Makeup of many Lionel layouts : OGAUGETRACK
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Tend to, as a turkey : BASTE
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How some temps are paid : PERDAY
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It fits in a lock : OAR
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Extend : OUTLIE
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Electrician's tool : PLIERS
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Do-it-yourself mover's rental : UHAULTRUCK
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Web pop-ups, usually : ADS
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Pick up on : SENSE
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What Indiana Jones sought : ARK
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Idyllic spots : EDENS
Down
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Ewes' mates : RAMS
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London-based record label : EMI
3
Pennies : CENTS
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Give or take : ABOUT
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Certain kitchen knife : PARER
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Early Jesse Jackson do : AFRO
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Spot in the control tower : BLIP
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Lustrous fabrics : SATEENS
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Firefly or ladybug : BEETLE
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Mideast expert, maybe : ARABIST
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Long-running sessions : MARATHONS
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Fore's reverse : AFT
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Trattoria dessert : TORTONI
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Kennel club classification : BREED
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Real good-looker : TEN
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School superintendent's deg. : EDD
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One of the Mannings : ELI
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Verdi aria sung by Renato : ERITU
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"Rush!" : ASAP
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Hazardous gas : RADON
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[So-o-o boring!] : SNORE
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Comics canine : ODIE
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Stir-fry equipment : WOKS
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Revolver maker : COLT
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Essayist's alias : ELIA
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Recuperation spots : SANITARIA
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Beehive State player : UTE
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Writer of lofty lines : ODIST
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Klutzy sort : CLOD
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Large, edible flounder : HALIBUT
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Grew overcast : CLOUDED
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Rat Pack leader : SINATRA
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Glucose and others : SUGARS
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Is rapacious : PREYS
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___ choy : BOK
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Not in favor: Abbr. : OPP
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Many a toothpaste : GEL
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Shake awake : ROUSE
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Reacted to a massage, say : AAHED
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One doing the heavy lifting? : CRANE
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Ugly remark : SLUR
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Watch sound : TICK
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Comics shriek : EEK
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Acapulco accolades : OLES
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Seals' org. : USN
Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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