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Frank Longo
Frank Longo

NY Times, Sun, Sep 29, 2002 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:
Frank Longo
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: 65, Blocks: 154, Across Lite
Notepad: This diagramless is 17 squares wide by 17 squares deep and has left/right symmetry. The first square across is the first square in the first row.
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© 2002, The New York Times
Across
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It comes from a pen : INK
4
Gal's companion : GUY
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It comes from a pen : OINK
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Scrabble or Sorry! : GAME
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Invert : UPEND
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Inverts : FLIPS
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Tries to win over : WOOS
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Klutz : LOUT
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Excursion : TRIP
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Scour, with "over" : PORE
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Oodles : ALOT
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Lacking lighting : DARK
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1945 Tommy Dorsey hit : OPUSONE
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Tiny amount : TRACE
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Record of a single year : ANNAL
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Lions' din : ROARS
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VH1 alternative : MTV
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Bar bill : TAB
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Barracks locale : BASE
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1939-45 event: Abbr. : WWII
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Nuke : ZAP
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Shout of support : RAH
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Stop up : DAM
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Proof abbr. : QED
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Feel remorse over : RUE
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Like King George III : MAD
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Alehouse : PUB
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Some green carvings : JADES
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Sticky spread : JAM
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Otoscopic view : EAR
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Having an inclination : ATILT
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Female gametes : OVA
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Mrs. McKinley : IDA
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Storied seamstress Ross : BETSY
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Alternative to Rover or Bowser : REX
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Promise to pay : IOU
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Puppy's bite : NIP
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Was familiar with : KNEW
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Way of walking : GAIT
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Play caller : UMP
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"Without a doubt!" : YES
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Cub Scout's creation : KNOT
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Sticky stuff : GLUE
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"David Copperfield" wife : DORA
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Motorist's decision point : FORK
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Fodder holder : SILO
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Handed-down beliefs : LORE
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Breakfast pastry brand : POPTARTS
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Tool for cutting thin wood : PANELSAW
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Speed at which employees come and go : TURNOVERRATE
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Show elation, figuratively : DOCARTWHEELS
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Yemen's largest city : SANA
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Rand McNally creation : MAP
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Sotheby's submission : BID
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No longer edible : BAD
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Descartes's conclusion : IAM
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Member of the genus Equus : ZEBRA
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Tax dodger's comeuppance : AUDIT
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College student's choice : MAJOR
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College student's hangout : QUAD
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Humorist Barry : DAVE
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Mile High Center architect : PEI
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Left in the ring, maybe : JAB
44
Putrid place : STY
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Limit, slangily : MAX
Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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