Mike Selinker
Mike Selinker

NY Times, Sun, Oct 29, 2000 CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

Author:Mike Selinker
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: , Blocks: 63, Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. F-111's bend paths (9) : WARPLANES
6. Measurement in Ankara, Turkey (5) : KARAT
9. Chump botched roles (5) : LOSER
10. Post that's sacred to mosque embedded with ring (5,4) : TOTEMPOLE
11. Endlessly break article's speed to provide a respite (9,5) : BREATHINGSPACE
13. Coward thrashed canterer (8) : RECREANT
15. Not allowed to hit back two balls? (5) : TABOO
18. Oaklanders ready property (5) : ASSET
19. Getting out "Lost in Space" for kids (8) : ESCAPING
21. Cheer about large horses, which to Latinos is comic (14) : HARLEQUINESQUE
25. Burrower damaged the marrow (9) : EARTHWORM
26. Mondale lacks capital, correct? (5) : ALTER
27. "X" an alien? You'd better believe it! (5) : TENET
28. Reaper clutches one saint that's least healthy (9) : SICKLIEST
1. Vigorous spring (4) : WELL
2. Limits stops around two New England states (9) : RESTRICTS
3. It crawls right into molten rock (5) : LARVA
4. Making a mark on a "C" in cipher (8) : NOTCHING
5. Small and a little sleek (6) : SATINY
6. Book from India's king a hodgepodge of traumas (4,5) : KAMASUTRA
7. Reportedly was on a 70's show (5) : RHODA
8. The atomic particles possessing gravity -- they're heard again and again (5,5) : THEMESONGS
12. Most moralistic clergyman consumes a pop (10) : PREACHIEST
14. Leap up to beg around church (9) : ENTRECHAT
16. Quiet Bert cooked barbecue item (9) : BRIQUETTE
17. Is Yoko, with Jagger, almost equal? (8) : ISONOMIC
20. Beds in opening of Fisk University lots (6) : FUTONS
22. Again show part of "Murderer Unknown" (5) : RERUN
23. Booth delay (5) : STALL
24. Order humorist to accept Republican (4) : WRIT
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