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Emily Cox
Emily Cox
Henry Rathvon
Henry Rathvon

NY Times, Sun, Mar 13, 2005 CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

Author:Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: , Blocks: 65, Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Throw of the dice before English class (5) : CASTE
4. Sketch fireplace tool in game (4,5) : DRAWPOKER
9. Garage event let a gas loose (3,4) : TAGSALE
10. Gnats or flies making a melody (3,4) : ARTSONG
11. Flower child captivating men behind smithy (6-2-3) : FORGETMENOT
12. As a committee, met test (3) : SAT
13. Very large star near us (3) : SOL
14. Customized beet cheese the wrong way? (4-2-5) : MADETOORDER
16. Cap for marathon set crookedly (3-1-7) : TAMOSHANTER
19. "It's got a point," everybody said (3) : AWL
21. Bad being in junior class (3) : ORC
23. Junior officers make changes in mid-escapade (5-2-4) : AIDESDECAMP
25. View ornithopter's front wing (7) : OPINION
26. Charge for a shower announced (7) : ARRAIGN
27. Diana's silver instrument failed to harmonize (9) : DISAGREED
28. Hardy heroine possessing red hair (5) : TRESS
1. Turned-up hems constricting to some jeans (7) : CUTOFFS
2. Sloppily slurp a mug with something sweet (9) : SUGARPLUM
3. Remove from middle of "opera seria" (5) : ERASE
4. Had a fantastic vision of me in fear (7) : DREAMED
5. Profit kept by a street con (7) : AGAINST
6. Cake whose mixed ingredients are tripe and tofu (5,4) : PETITFOUR
7. Fife player mentioned intractable puzzles (5) : KNOTS
8. To an audience, author is more accurate (7) : RIGHTER
14. Confusing fog in front of a monarch (9) : MISTAKING
15. Drug play by me? (9) : DRAMAMINE
16. Like a certain sloth, speaking to toad (3-4) : TWOTOED
17. Slow passage in article by Italian poet (7) : ANDANTE
18. A woman who made wax statues, too, so we hear (7) : TUSSAUD
20. Ropes holding up spiky flowers (7) : LUPINES
22. Scams involving Interstate monies (5) : COINS
24. Be sorry for missing the first bird (5) : EGRET

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 7 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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