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Fred Piscop
Fred Piscop

NY Times, Sun, Jul 25, 2010 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:
Fred Piscop
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: 84, Blocks: 78, Across Lite
Notepad: This diagramless is 17 squares wide by 17 squares deep and has regular crossword symmetry. 1-Across begins in the third square of the top row.
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© 2010, The New York Times
Across
1
500 sheets : REAM
5
2010 N.B.A. champs : LAKERS
11
Melvin known as the King of Torts : BELLI
12
Lacking principles : AMORAL
13
Equivocated : DUCKEDTHEISSUE
16
Morale-boosting grp. : USO
17
Deck out : ADORN
18
Study intently : PEERAT
22
Orbiter until 2001 : MIR
23
Camera type, for short : SLR
24
Trevi toss-in, once : LIRA
25
Bunk framework : BEDSTEAD
28
Rotten so-and-sos : BADEGGS
31
Command after "ready" : SET
32
Turned yellow : CHICKENEDOUT
35
State on a bay: Abbr. : DEL
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Countless : ALOTOF
38
Actor Alejandro or Fernando : REY
39
Young seal : PUP
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11-Across's profession : LAW
42
Earn : NET
44
Schooner filler : ALE
47
Big bang : REPORT
49
"Go team!" : RAH
51
Floored the accelerator : GAVEITAGOOSE
55
Cote sound : COO
57
Touched up : AMENDED
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Campaign fund : WARCHEST
61
Keep watch over : TEND
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Where shepherds keep watch : LEA
63
Vacation rental : CAR
64
Bars, legally : ESTOPS
67
Fresh-mouthed : SAUCY
69
Sit in a cellar, say : AGE
70
Dried out quickly : WENTCOLDTURKEY
74
Of a main line : AORTAL
75
Old-time politico Kefauver : ESTES
76
Fancy-shmancy : SWANKY
77
1.0 equivalents : DEES
Down
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Made a tape of : RECORDED
2
Bugling beast : ELK
3
The Rays' div. : ALEAST
4
Piano student's reference point : MIDDLEC
5
Co-star of Haley and Bolger : LAHR
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Call from the flock : AMEN
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Fish in a garden pool : KOI
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Medevac destinations, briefly : ERS
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Talk like a tough guy : RASP
10
Turn on a pivot : SLUE
11
Keeps occupied : BUSIES
13
Boneheaded : DUMB
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Holy scroll : TORAH
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Fished with pots : EELED
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Attention to detail : RIGOR
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Present a case : ARGUE
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"Mm-mm-good!" : TASTY
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Listing in a how-to : STEP
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Talk show talk : DIALOG
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Go all-in, say : BET
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Quotation book abbr. : ANON
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Put on the shelf : DEFER
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Mild smoke : CLARO
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Act the bootlicker : KOWTOW
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Like tabloid headlines : LURID
40
Best of the early Beatles : PETE
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Dash gadget : TACH
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Playground shooter : AGATE
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Causes to limp : LAMES
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Triple jump, e.g. : EVENT
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Add to dishonestly : PAD
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Cornmeal concoctions : HOECAKES
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Fund : ENDOW
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"To your health!" : SALUD
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Put up : ERECTED
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Siouan speakers : OSAGES
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Oregon Indian : CAYUSE
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Deuce beater : TREY
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Wasabi ___ (spicy snack) : PEAS
66
Rare cause of April baseball postponements : SNOW
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Overcharge, slangily : SOAK
68
One on your side : ALLY
71
Lilting syllable : TRA
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UPS unit: Abbr. : CTN
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66, famously: Abbr. : RTE
Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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