Emily Cox
Emily Cox
Henry Rathvon
Henry Rathvon

NY Times, Sun, Jan 21, 2001 CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

Author:Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: , Blocks: 67, Across Lite

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© 2001, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Kick around a football official with no shoes on (8) : BAREFOOT
5. Hit 'er in the ear for sport (6) : SOCCER
9. Writer holding match in shade (3,5) : PEAGREEN
10. Rewritten manual for woman graduate (6) : ALUMNA
11. Grant: "Stop, that hurts!" (5) : ENDOW
12. Tables for cereal maker with corn products (9) : POSTPONES
14. Playful song a catbird is sending over the air (12) : BROADCASTING
18. Panic as crooked lawyer interrupts Ms. Farrow (4,8) : MASSHYSTERIA
21. Brewpub offering "Kiss and Run" (a name for a lady) (9) : ALEXANDRA
23. Where Toto went with somebody for fresh air (5) : OZONE
24. Traveler changing countries before catching Russian plane (6) : EMIGRE
25. Drop honey, we hear, in Santa's drawers? (8) : REINDEER
26. Conveying thanks to the British monarch (6) : TAKING
27. Begin a journey with sailor aboard Intrepid (5,3) : STARTOUT
1. Shepherdess with a bad smell - take a look (2-4) : BOPEEP
2. First of Reds stick with a country of Africa (6) : RWANDA
3. Texas city, on embracing Republican pair (4,5) : FORTWORTH
4. Bungled Verdi operas given too much applause (11) : OVERPRAISED
6. Alternatively, cut deck (5) : ORLOP
7. Arriving from the rear, I'm caught in trick trap (6,2) : COMINGIN
8. Give a new position to idiot in monarchy (8) : REASSIGN
13. C.I.A. operative center stage in new guise (6,5) : SECRETAGENT
15. How sniper shot dockside V.I.P. (9) : SHIPOWNER
16. Somewhat slim man entertains native (8) : IMMANENT
17. Inquire about Garr's star (8) : ASTERISK
19. Hullabaloo engulfs the French "holy" city? (6) : TOLEDO
20. Newspaper baron pays attention to Time (6) : HEARST
22. Expert wearing an article donned by cooks (5) : APRON

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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