Emily Cox
Emily Cox
Henry Rathvon
Henry Rathvon

NY Times, Sun, Feb 21, 2010 CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

Author:Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: , Blocks: 66, Across Lite
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4. Sequence of words wears on the ears (6) : PHRASE
7. After starters, courteous cry for dessert (3,5) : ICECREAM
8. How "Aura Lee" is pronounced? (6) : ORALLY
9. Fuel lying around Pennsylvania (7) : PROPANE
10. Tarantino snarled, "%$#@!" (9) : TARNATION
12. Carry on large merry-go-round (8) : CAROUSEL
13. On a pig diet, at first (6) : ABOARD
17. New pistons mesh in Homeric saga? (3,8) : THESIMPSONS
20. Two of the Spaniards vow at the altar and dance in a square (2-2-2) : DOSIDO
22. Set of records failed at recombining (4,4) : DATAFILE
24. Pare m.p.h. back in blackout condition? (4,5) : DEEPSLEEP
25. Green pellets bug farm worker (7) : PEASANT
26. Setback for a musician in entering "Rent" (3,3) : TINEAR
27. Three articles (mom hated one) (8) : ANATHEMA
28. Overheard a freckly tribe member (6) : APACHE
1. Party recalled in two-star comedy (9) : DEMOCRATS
2. "Precious" certainly kept in step (9) : TREASURED
3. Cell door admits me (6) : GAMETE
4. Leader of Persia (shah's land) owns snappy fish (8) : PIRANHAS
5. Kin share when catching train in Chi (8) : RELATION
6. Guy's name for what better observers do aloud? (7) : SEYMOUR
7. Rascal behaved as though hit (8) : IMPACTED
11. Where Davy fell and Ed turned in (1,2,4) : ALAMODE
14. French emperor is aloof, wearing off-white (9) : BONAPARTE
15. Like Captain Hook's men, says Hook at first? (9) : ASPIRATES
16. Loss of faculty upset dean I met (8) : DEMENTIA
18. The guy's sudden fear of Latin America (8) : HISPANIC
19. Very close friend to Samuel Wilder (4,4) : SOULMATE
21. Dance on steep ground (3-4) : ONESTEP
23. Tag on some cheap pen drawings (6) : APPEND
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