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Fred Piscop
Fred Piscop

NY Times, Sun, Aug 09, 1998 Diagramless

Author:
Fred Piscop
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: 84, Blocks: 79, Across Lite
Notepad: This diagramless is 17 squares wide by 17 squares deep and has regular crossword symmetry.
1-Across begins in the 7th square of the top row.
1
A
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G
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O
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G
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C
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A
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F
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T
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A
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N
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G
R
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P
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C
O
L
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U
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F
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R
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S
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N
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D
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N
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K
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L
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A
T
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R
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T
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P
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E
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D
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P
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N
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E
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S
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E
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N
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T
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K
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D
O
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N
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A
M
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R
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C
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U
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M
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I
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L
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C
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B
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C
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R
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A
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C
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P
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N
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L
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A
V
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H
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O
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P
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N
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O
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G
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A
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N
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P
A
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T
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E
P
E
E
© 1998, The New York Times
Across
1
Wide-eyed : AGOG
5
Bit of beachwear : CAFTAN
11
Persona non ___ : GRATA
12
Per : APIECE
13
They have bugs : COLDSUFFERERS
15
Mad magazine feature : SPOOF
16
Scholarship factor : NEED
17
Hoops contest, for short : NIT
18
Love-letter letters : SWAK
19
After the whistle : LATE
21
Dosimeters measure them : RADS
22
"___ Skylark" : TOA
23
Viagra, e.g. : PILL
24
Senate vote : AYE
26
They have bugs : TAPPEDTELEPHONES
32
Pull a boner : ERR
33
Pen points : NIBS
34
Added : TACKEDON
36
Doc bloc : AMA
37
20's auto : REO
38
X : CHI
39
Actress Merkel : UNA
40
Stark raving mad : MANIACAL
43
Many millennia : AEON
44
Ear part : COB
45
They have bugs : COMPUTERPROGRAMS
48
Polo Grounds legend : OTT
49
Piggies : TOES
50
___ standstill : ATA
51
Reunion group : CLAN
54
Hock : PAWN
55
Wash up : LAVE
57
"How Dry I Am" punctuation, maybe : HIC
58
Lustrous gem : OPAL
60
She turned to stone : NIOBE
62
They have bugs : ENTOMOLOGISTS
65
Has a crush on : ADORES
66
Certain string ensemble : NONET
67
Class-trip chaperone, usually : PARENT
68
Pointless Olympic event? : EPEE
Down
1
Singer Guthrie : ARLO
2
Irritating sorts : GADFLIES
3
Fourth-qtr. followers : OTS
4
It may be thrown down : GAUNTLET
5
Eatery : CAFE
6
Pantomimed : APED
7
Douglas, for one : FIR
8
Singer ___ Marie : TEENA
9
Bitter-tasting : ACRID
10
Fits (inside) : NESTS
11
Sludge : GOOK
13
Form 1040 completer : CPA
14
Agent's take : FEE
15
Give this for that : SWAP
18
Castrato, often : SOPRANO
20
The whole shootin' match : ALL
21
French statesman Coty : RENE
22
Landing locale : TARMAC
23
McHale's craft : PTBOAT
24
Reaction to pollen, perhaps : AHCHOO
25
Harnessing : YOKING
26
Cowboys or Indians : TEAM
27
Thrilled : ENRAPT
28
Like punch-outs : DIECUT
29
Hoosier hoopsters : PACERS
30
Tutor : EDUCATE
31
Santa Rosa's valley : SONOMA
35
Catches : NABS
41
Springsteen's "___ Fire" : IMON
42
Not to mention : LETALONE
43
Italy's ___ Mountains : APENNINE
46
Donnybrook : ROW
47
Super review : RAVE
51
For a song : CHEAP
52
Mrs. McCartney : LINDA
53
Trouper : ACTOR
54
Norton, to Kramden : PAL
55
Dole's successor : LOTT
56
Car safety feature: Abbr. : ABS
58
Sign : OMEN
59
Mail : POST
61
"Ah so!" : ISEE
63
You can dig it : ORE
64
R.M.N. group : GOP
Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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