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Brendan Emmett Quigley
Brendan Emmett Quigley

NY Times, Sun, Jul 03, 2005  DIAGRAMLESS

Author:
Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: 80, Blocks: 84, Across Lite
Notepad: This diagramless is 17 squares wide by 17 squares deep and has left/right symmetry. The first square across is the fourth square in the first row.
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© 2005, The New York Times
Across
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"___ the night before Christmas …" : TWAS
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On : ATOP
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Talk show host Lake : RICKI
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Kind of acid : AMINO
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Rods, reels, lures, etc. : FISHINGTACKLE
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Cig : SMOKE
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Elbow : JAB
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Kangaroo feature : POUCH
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Brontë heroine : EYRE
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Pop singer John : OATES
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1944 battle site : STLO
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Demographic info : AGE
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Completely puzzled : ATWITSEND
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Boo-___ : HOO
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Didn't move : SATSTILL
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Left on a compass : TRUEWEST
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Pakistani city : LAHORE
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Unbalanced : INSANE
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Bend over : ASSUMETHEPOSITION
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Shoe wiper : MAT
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Boat turner : OAR
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Nod, say : CUE
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Egyptian queen, informally : CLEO
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Florida vacation spot : EPCOT
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1930's film dog : ASTA
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It helps keep a car clean : SPLASHGUARD
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Affixes a new head to, as a billiard stick : RETIPS
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Nice Nellies : PRUDES
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Maintains : ALLEGES
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Dictator before Castro : BATISTA
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Atlanta landmark : THECARTERCENTER
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Cork's locale : EIRE
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Stiff one : ALE
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Slugging Sammy : SOSA
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Sports org. with a hint to this puzzle's theme : NFL
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Three-wheeler : TRIKE
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Smart : WISE
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German cry : ACH
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Enjoy Sun Valley, e.g. : SKI
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Docs' org. : AMA
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Start of X-X-X : TIC
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Doing some unwanted military duty : ONKP
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Pullover shirts : POLOS
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Doing time : INJAIL
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Maximally : ATBEST
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Hint of what's to come : FORETASTE
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Intl. business treaty : GATT
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Science of bettering humankind : EUTHENICS
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Black, White and Yellow places : SEAS
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"They called her frivolous" in an old song : MYGALSAL
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Final sale : CLOSEOUT
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Laugh riot : HOOT
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Baby in a barn : OWLET
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Prefix with comic : SERIO
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Mighty bit : ATOM
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Poop out : TIRE
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Wimple wearers : NUNS
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Arnaz of 50's TV : DESI
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Moo ___ pork : SHU
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Cambodia's Angkor ___ : WAT
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Bygone carmaker: Abbr. : AMC
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Uses a pogo stick : HOPS
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Apiece : EACH
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TV show: Abbr. : PROG
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Teachers' org. : NEA
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Horse handler : OSTLER
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Alleviator : EASER
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Rapper ___ Shakur : TUPAC
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Increases : ADDSTO
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Segment : PIECE
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Women's links org. : LPGA
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Prado display : ARTE
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Archaeological site : RUINS
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Put on a scale : RATE
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Like some textbook publishing : ELHI
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French seasons : ETES
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Poet Teasdale : SARA
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Jazzman Getz : STAN
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Belgian songwriter Jacques : BREL
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Pixie : ELF
Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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