NY Times, Sun, Feb 03, 2002 CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

Author:Fraser Simpson
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: , Blocks: 69, Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Sexy woman to improvise (4) : VAMP
3. Eccentric cooked hot waffle with piece of lemon (3,3,4) : OFFTHEWALL
9. Inspect poetry written in Old English (7) : OVERSEE
11. Growing fruit that's dried by end of evening (7) : RAISING
12. Trainees amid seabirds (7) : INTERNS
13. Reportedly save a crowd (5) : HORDE
15. Head cook swallows iodine (5) : CHIEF
16. Jennings holds head runner's measuring device (9) : PEDOMETER
18. Doesn't work in one's skivvies? (6,3) : SLACKSOFF
21. Thoroughly clean low bushes (5) : SCRUB
23. Polish translation (5) : GLOSS
25. Broadcasting medium savaged diorama (2,5) : AMRADIO
27. Mother left with fat duck (7) : MALLARD
28. Little brat leading dear African antelopes (7) : IMPALAS
29. Noisy swamp creature keeps beneath the surface (10) : THUNDERING
30. Snakes like empty promises (4) : ASPS
1. Six cheer about Peruvian's box of string? (6,4) : VIOLINCASE
2. Orchestra conductors tire Sam out (7) : MAESTRI
4. Is capable of arranging fuel stop around end of voyage (5,2,2) : FEELSUPTO
5. Senator Chiles offers a light (5) : TORCH
6. Saying English slob is on strike (7) : EPIGRAM
7. Kitchen invader eats green food (7) : ALIMENT
8. Corporate symbol goalie found in bathroom (4) : LOGO
10. Line cans up (5) : SERIF
14. Really hates riding war steeds (4,6) : ARABHORSES
17. Pitching tail end of economic downturn (9) : DEFLATION
19. Poet Maya cut out after God's messenger (7) : ANGELOU
20. "Knockout" operator put down a mixed drink? (4-3) : KOOLAID
21. Rag fight (5) : SCRAP
22. Pierces puzzles (7) : RIDDLES
24. Prophet holds down meal at Passover (5) : SEDER
26. Send Warner's partner up (4) : EMIT
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