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Paula Gamache
Paula Gamache

NY Times, Sun, Aug 03, 2014 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:
Paula Gamache
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: 84, Blocks: 82, Across Lite
Notepad: This diagramless is 17 squares wide by 17 squares deep and has regular crossword symmetry. 1-Across begins in the seventh square in the first row.
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© 2014, The New York Times
Across
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What Jack should be, besides quick, in a nursery rhyme : NIMBLE
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"Later, Luigi!" : CIAO
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"No hope for me" : IMDEAD
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Fairy tale opening : ONCE
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*Sweetheart who has many suitors? : INFLAME
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Place for tools : SHED
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Dodge : ELUDE
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Place to sit in the dark : CINEMA
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Bitter Italian greens : RAPINI
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Chilling Chaney : LON
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Influence-peddling group : LOBBY
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*Employee-of-the-month award winner? : INSUBORDINATE
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Diamonds : ICE
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Sean ___ Lennon : ONO
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General Bradley and others : OMARS
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You might R.S.V.P. to them with clicks : EVITES
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Frogman detector : SONAR
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Roman opponent of Carthage : CATO
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Cancer follower : LEO
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*Favorite son? : INDEPENDENT
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2006 Verizon acquisition : MCI
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Inner: Prefix : ENTO
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"Get my drift?" : YADIG
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Obi wearer : GEISHA
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Wonderland directive : EATME
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___ Ben Canaan of "Exodus" : ARI
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Funeral parlor item : URN
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*Wall Street darling? : INCORPORATION
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Twangy : NASAL
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Has too much, briefly : ODS
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"Donnie ___" (Pacino/Depp film) : BRASCO
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"Finito" : IMDONE
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___-face : KISSY
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Brand of sauce in jars : RAGU
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Latest craze ... or a hint to the answers for the six starred clues : INTHING
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Terse pans : UGHS
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Wee : LITTLE
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Speck : MOTE
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Vacillate : SEESAW
Down
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Not quite Bo Derek level? : NINE
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Global financing org. : IMF
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The year 1550 : MDL
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Guiding light : BEACON
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Thin layer : LAMINA
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Paradise : EDEN
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Women's mag with frequent sex tips : COSMO
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*Fashionable garb for a nun? : INHABIT
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Expert : ACE
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Multivolume ref. : OED
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Turn of phrase : IDIOM
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Big printer maker : EPSON
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Lucy of "Elementary" : LIU
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One in utero : UNBORNCHILD
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Length of time for a steel anniversary : ELEVENYEARS
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El Orinoco and others : RIOS
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Part of A.D. : ANNO
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Radio audience : LISTENERS
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Pre-A.D. : BCE
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"You got it!" : YES
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Derby : RACE
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Cover with cloth : DRAPE
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Prefix with novela : TELE
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Smidgen : IOTA
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Intentions : AIMS
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Ready to be served : ONTAP
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Primatologist Fossey : DIAN
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Inflict on : DOTO
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Disney duck : DAISY
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Classic Camaro : IROC
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Vannelli of 1970s-'80s pop : GINO
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Assassin, informally : GUN
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Pitching stat : ERA
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*What everyone's been looking at lately? : INSIGHT
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Head honcho : MRBIG
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Journalist Chung : CONNIE
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"Swan Lake" swan : ODETTE
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Prof's helpers : TAS
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Entertain : AMUSE
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Aromatherapy supplies : OILS
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Experienced : KNEW
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Mai tai liquor : RUM
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In the past : AGO
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Brooklyn ___: Abbr. : HTS
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Dockworkers' grp. : ILA
Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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