Trip Payne
Trip Payne

NY Times, Sun, Oct 13, 2002 CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

Author:Trip Payne
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: , Blocks: 65, Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Carefully examine two barbarians (2,7) : GOTHROUGH
6. Recalled spacious southern country (5) : SYRIA
9. Insignificant lab container with three parts? (7) : TRIVIAL
10. Li Po may corrupt city near the Pacific (7) : OLYMPIA
11. Investigate victory secured by strike-out (5) : DELVE
12. Press agent describes this group's meal container (5,4) : FLOURSACK
13. Mischief-makers head away from Pentagon officials around California (7) : RASCALS
14. "The Thin Man" actress wraps up visit in this area (7) : LOCALLY
16. Snaps on snapped snaps (7) : APPENDS
19. Largely superfluous vaccination devices (7) : NEEDLES
21. Intern detailed articles about Long Island, among others (5,4) : INTERALIA
23. Posse ordered change in Mexico (5) : PESOS
25. First one let in the jock (7) : ATHLETE
26. Ms. Vanderbilt accepting brood's pardon (7) : AMNESTY
27. Long story about 10 ballplayers (5) : EXPOS
28. Partially write a Fort Worth song (3,3,3) : TEAFORTWO
1. Rod and Edward like some apartment complexes (5) : GATED
2. Head of thieves ransacks baubles (7) : TRIFLES
3. Carry on fruit without pilot looking up (5,4) : RAISECAIN
4. Glorifies fashion plus fit (7) : UPLIFTS
5. Loud bird is overly upset, breaking into prolonged cry (4,3) : HOOTOWL
6. Comparatively crafty senior maintains chemical solution (5) : SLYER
7. Rachel's sister at average retrospective for painter (7) : RAPHAEL
8. Conservative radio host initially attracted spare notices (4,5) : ALANKEYES
13. Deteriorating man-eater I bring back to life (9) : REANIMATE
15. Alberta native and horse slowly enter (5,4) : CREEPINTO
17. Place to see a puppy walk up and jump down (3,4) : PETSHOP
18. Prominent street is home to stranger (7) : SALIENT
19. Half of army once more returns and falls (7) : NIAGARA
20. Sot lies in a whirlpool and gets mad (5,2) : LOSESIT
22. State reviews some plants (5) : REEDS
24. South American health clubs love authority (3-2) : SAYSO
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