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Emily Cox
Emily Cox
Henry Rathvon
Henry Rathvon

NY Times, Sun, Oct 02, 2011 CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

Author:Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: , Blocks: 65, Across Lite

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© 2011, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Piece by Joplin and a piece by Shankar (4) : RAGA
3. Opening in a building both narrow and wide, strangely (4,6) : REARWINDOW
9. Angry fly is heard (4) : SORE
10. Behind tavern, be giving the signal by grilling (10) : BARBECUING
12. Philip & Erin Green carrying on a flirtation (10) : PHILANDERING
15. Harvest with juicy fruit is seen again (9) : REAPPEARS
17. He holds a cop back for a long time (5) : EPOCH
18. A single American League big guy in the N.B.A. (5) : ONEAL
19. Vee occupies an easy job, making a graph line (4,5) : SINECURVE
20. Square knot I'm unknotting ...? (8,4) : QUESTIONMARK
24. Frequently relating to X x (10) : OFTENTIMES
25. Leafy plant right inside swamp (4) : FERN
26. Student of the Bible both loose and tight, strangely (10) : THEOLOGIST
27. Old Testament is uplifting fellow? (4) : OTIS
1. Chance to relax is reported mistakenly (4,6) : RESTPERIOD
2. Begins developing Teutonic octets in a vocal setting (10) : GERMINATES
4. Excellent country for antelope (5) : ELAND
5. Davies who wrote "Torn Robes" novel (9) : ROBERTSON
6. Brilliant Peruvian ancestry? (12) : INCANDESCENT
7. Where a speaker may stand amid Florida islands (4) : DAIS
8. Payment for labor in the second Bush era (4) : WAGE
11. Passageway to the arm of redesigned nuclear plant (6,6) : CARPALTUNNEL
13. What to call us amid explosive series of contests (10) : TOURNAMENT
14. 1999 George Clooney movie with things full of bad odor (5,5) : THREEKINGS
16. Helping family member caught in a con (9) : ASSISTING
21. Sadie changed lightbulbs? (5) : IDEAS
22. Army master of ceremonies (4) : HOST
23. Indian digit under zero (4) : OTOE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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