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Brendan Emmett Quigley
Brendan Emmett Quigley

NY Times, Sun, Sep 12, 2004 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:
Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: 80, Blocks: 89, Across Lite
Notepad: This diagramless is 17 squares wide by 17 squares deep and has regular crossword symmetry. The first square across is the sixth square in the first row.
1
M
2
O
3
M
4
A
5
W
6
A
7
W
8
A
9
C
H
E
S
10
T
11
O
W
E
S
12
H
A
S
H
B
13
R
O
W
N
S
14
A
15
P
A
R
T
16
A
O
L
17
T
E
18
S
19
S
20
L
21
E
G
A
L
E
A
22
G
L
E
S
23
S
M
I
T
24
R
E
C
I
T
E
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E
L
S
26
C
O
B
R
A
27
E
A
R
N
28
J
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A
N
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A
L
L
E
Y
31
D
R
U
G
32
S
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T
O
R
E
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C
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O
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W
B
O
Y
S
37
E
R
I
E
38
U
R
A
L
39
B
40
E
41
N
N
I
E
A
42
N
D
T
H
E
43
J
44
E
45
T
46
S
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O
L
M
O
S
48
E
S
S
49
O
V
A
L
50
R
O
U
T
E
51
T
52
U
X
53
A
54
C
U
I
T
Y
55
G
A
L
A
56
P
O
S
T
57
N
58
O
B
I
L
L
S
59
S
T
A
B
60
A
R
E
61
E
R
A
S
E
62
T
E
63
D
D
Y
B
64
E
A
R
S
65
O
N
E
D
66
Y
A
L
I
E
67
R
E
L
Y
68
T
E
N
S
© 2004, The New York Times
Across
1
N.Y.C. home for Van Gogh's "The Starry Night" : MOMA
5
Guitar pedal : WAWA
9
Place for a stethoscope : CHEST
11
Has obligations : OWES
12
Diner side dish : HASHBROWNS
14
By itself : APART
16
"Mailbox" co. : AOL
17
Dick Tracy's love : TESS
20
Clever, aggressive lawyers : LEGALEAGLES
23
Struck, once : SMIT
24
Do a reading : RECITE
25
Overhead rollers : ELS
26
Indian menace : COBRA
27
Rake in : EARN
28
One of the Brady Bunch girls : JAN
30
Bowler's spot : ALLEY
31
Some idlers : DRUGSTORECOWBOYS
37
Ashtabula's lake : ERIE
38
Kazakh river : URAL
39
1974 Elton John #1 hit : BENNIEANDTHEJETS
47
"Stand and Deliver" star, 1987 : OLMOS
48
Meandering course : ESS
49
Lens shape : OVAL
50
Interstate, e.g. : ROUTE
51
Wedding rental : TUX
53
Sharpness : ACUITY
55
Huge party : GALA
56
Construction site sign : POSTNOBILLS
59
Guess : STAB
60
"___ you kidding?" : ARE
61
Clear : ERASE
62
Some carnival prizes : TEDDYBEARS
65
Like a line, in short : ONED
66
New Haven collegian : YALIE
67
Bank (on) : RELY
68
Till stack : TENS
Down
1
1960's sitcom character in the "Navy" : MCHALE
2
Chicago airport : OHARE
3
Hostess Perle : MESTA
4
Volcanic spew : ASH
5
Angora and cashmere : WOOLS
6
"That's so-o-o-o cute" : AWW
7
Ditched the band, say : WENTSOLO
8
Convocation : ASSEMBLY
10
Little League precursor : TBALL
13
Some deer : ROES
14
Gerontologist's study : AGING
15
One way to stand : PAT
18
Kings : SIRES
19
Host's request at dinnertime : STAY
20
Keats's "On Sitting Down to Read King ___ Once Again" : LEAR
21
Bland shade : ECRU
22
Kind of therapy : GENE
24
Sunburned : RED
26
Monthly bill : CABLE
28
___ de vivre : JOIE
29
Zone : AREA
32
Rhyme or reason : SENSE
33
Quarter of dodeca- : TRI
34
Cows chew them : CUDS
35
Crumbs : ORTS
36
Baby's cry : WAH
39
Puff out : BLOAT
40
Copycat : EMULATOR
41
Pay heed : NOTABENE
42
It's heard in the doctor's office : NEXT
43
Unit named after an English physicist : JOULE
44
Despicable : EVIL
45
Uses a shuttle : TATS
46
Foxlike : SLY
47
Assns. : ORGS
51
Margaret Thatcher, e.g. : TORY
52
Phrase that precedes a date : USEBY
53
Takes down a peg : ABASES
54
Sue Grafton's "___ for Corpse" : CIS
56
Rice field : PADDY
57
Author Zora ___ Hurston : NEALE
58
Hatch on Capitol Hill : ORRIN
63
Computer key: Abbr. : DEL
64
Get something down : EAT
Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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