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Fred Piscop
Fred Piscop

NY Times, Sun, Jul 23, 2000 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:
Fred Piscop
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: 86, Blocks: 72, Across Lite
Notepad: This diagramless is 17 squares wide by 17 squares deep and has regular crossword symmetry. The first square across is the third square of the first row.
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© 2000, The New York Times
Across
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Became alert : SATUP
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Leafy spot : ARBOR
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Jet : PLANE
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It won't hold water : SIEVE
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"Well, what have we here?!" : OHO
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Creature in Disney's "Dinosaur" : LEMUR
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CORE leader Roy : INNIS
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"Let 'er ___!" : RIP
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With 30-Across, theme of this puzzle : ICE
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Subject in a literature class : SHAKESPEARE
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Common food preservative : BHT
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Kiwi's late kin : MOA
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Military medic : AIDMAN
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Apt : RELEVANT
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See 19-Across : CREAM
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Ocular socket : EYEPIT
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More crude : CRASSER
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Counsel : ADVISE
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Wife of Hercules : HEBE
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Yalta monogram : FDR
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Fannie ___ : MAE
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Classic "S.N.L." characters : CONEHEADS
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"Summer of Sam" director Spike : LEE
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Word fragment: Abbr. : SYL
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Grump : CRAB
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Light display : AURORA
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"Hallelujah!" : GLORYBE
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Not wholesale : RETAIL
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Bee-related : APIAN
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Cordial with a licoricelike flavor : ANISETTE
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Chief god of Thebes : AMENRA
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Gent, Jamaican-style : MON
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___ deferens : VAS
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Soup go-with : SODACRACKER
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Schnozz add-on : OLA
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Abbr. on factory seconds : IRR
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P.O.W. of Colonel Klink : HOGAN
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Studio stand : EASEL
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Opposite of paleo- : NEO
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1985 Kate Nelligan film : ELENI
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Soup served with sour cream : SCHAV
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Wintry forecast : SLEET
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Be coquettish : TEASE
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Home that needs a few steps : SPLITLEVEL
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Writer Waugh : ALEC
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Not wild : TAME
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First Burmese prime minister : UNU
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Individual : PERSON
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Where the Gobi is : ASIA
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Skating site : RINK
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"Stand By Me" singer ___ King : BENE
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Egg containers : OVISACS
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Breathe : RESPIRE
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Old-fashioned suffix on commercial names : ORAMA
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Distiller Walker : HIRAM
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Start the bidding : OPEN
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Poultry dealer's supplier : HATCHERY
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River of Hesse : EDER
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Minnow family members : BREAMS
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Prime time : HEYDAY
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San ___, Calif. : MATEO
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Prefix with dermis : EPI
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Brit. nobleman : VISC
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Post-op treatment : REHAB
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Former Big Apple mayor : ABEBEAME
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Blue expanse : SEA
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Toilet gizmo : FLOATVALVE
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Curly Joe of the Three Stooges : DERITA
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Pieces of pieces of eight : REALES
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A.T.M. maker : NCR
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"Splish Splash" singer : DARIN
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Takes to court : SUES
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Numbered rd. : RTE
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Actress Lollobrigida : GINA
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Non-evergreen conifers : LARCHES
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Winning big : ONAROLL
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Dean Martin song subject : AMORE
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1999 Cy Young winner Martinez : PEDRO
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"___ for the weary" : NOREST
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X ___ xylophone : ASIN
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Screenwriter James : AGEE
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Beat : CANE
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Tie together : KNIT
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Workplace-regulating org. : OSHA
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Rural tracts : LEAS
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Super serve : ACE
Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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