Emily Cox
Emily Cox
Henry Rathvon
Henry Rathvon

NY Times, Sun, Feb 29, 2004 CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

Author:Emily Cox & Henry Rathvon
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: , Blocks: 69, Across Lite

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© 2004, The New York Times
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1. More expensive "Cryptic Reader" (6) : DEARER
4. Wandering epic that is rather sad (8) : PATHETIC
9. Neighborhood passage from Italo Calvino (5) : LOCAL
10. Frost included in novelist Benchley's outline (9) : PERIMETER
11. Love poetry by one across the ocean (7) : OVERSEA
12. Hemingway's spoken for grave (7) : EARNEST
13. Story penned by an extraterrestrial (5) : ALIEN
14. Slow article by Italian poet (7) : ANDANTE
18. Make fun of Eliot's china displays (3,4) : TEASETS
20. Bellow photographed outside university (5) : SHOUT
22. Stubborn bug pursues "Paradise Lost" character (7) : ADAMANT
25. Worn-out cast in Thornton Wilder play (3,4) : OURTOWN
26. Earlier mentioned ideas for a novel (9) : AFORESAID
27. Kingsley, hot for folk in Pennsylvania (5) : AMISH
28. Browning's "To a Con" (8) : TOASTING
29. Some penmen talking about the mind (6) : MENTAL
1. Woolf character let in light (8) : DALLOWAY
2. Old scholar translated [sic] "Hamlet" (9) : ALCHEMIST
3. New addition is working for "Invisible Man" author (7) : ELLISON
5. Concur with a man like Sophocles, almost (5) : AGREE
6. Epic poet with a Parisian-style hit (4,3) : HOMERUN
7. Publisher's offering one-point consonant in Scrabble play (5) : TITLE
8. Crackpot traces an editor's marks (6) : CARETS
10. Act Shakespeare's shrew, vocally calm (7) : PLACATE
15. Bad notes for CD or DVD's debut (7) : DISCORD
16. Adjusted incomes, to someone like Adam Smith (9) : ECONOMIST
17. Shetland horses around French author (8) : STENDHAL
19. An imitator's time for a poetic foot (7) : ANAPEST
20. A family shares it, agreeing about subject of a Keats ode (7) : SURNAME
21. Philosopher, e.g., took a seat around front (6) : SAVANT
23. Whiff of a city Ovid knew (5) : AROMA
24. Exact copy contains first-rate Clemens (5) : TWAIN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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