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Doug Peterson
Doug Peterson

NY Times, Sun, Mar 26, 2006 CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

Author:Doug Peterson
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: , Blocks: 67, Across Lite

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1. Its marquees can be fantastic! (5,6) : TIMESSQUARE
7. Soft sound from a lover's stroke on the lips (3) : COO
9. Two notes about a Florida city (5) : MIAMI
10. Helpless pelican unfortunately swallows a piece of bait (9) : INCAPABLE
11. Rose Kennedy embraces British fliers selected to serve again (9) : REDRAFTED
12. Swerve around Eastern official (5) : REEVE
13. Just butcher hurt pig (7) : UPRIGHT
15. Performed in Los Angeles (4) : SANG
18. Listen to Best Actor Oscar winner boast (4) : CROW
20. Statutory condition is found in Utah city (7) : PROVISO
23. Extreme art left half of us repulsed (5) : ULTRA
24. Rival wrongly imprisoned by stylish noble (9) : CHIVALRIC
26. Herb's box containing English coin (9) : SPEARMINT
27. Lord's misstatement, for example, withdrawn (5) : LIEGE
28. One who escaped Sodom's fate (3) : LOT
29. Intend to pursue family secret (11) : CLANDESTINE
1. Cooked our moist chicken (8) : TIMOROUS
2. Antivenin primarily taken by those who heal snakes (8) : MEANDERS
3. Jewish school dispenses with the archaic deity (5) : SHIVA
4. Musical group left around ten, roughly (7) : QUINTET
5. A Roman Catholic drinks in galleries (7) : ARCADES
6. Person ate boiled tongue (9) : ESPERANTO
7. Sent a message: "Hack the Mexican up on the first of December" (6) : CABLED
8. Some letters describing breakfast dish (6) : OMELET
14. Old criteria revised following end of meeting (9) : GERIATRIC
16. British prime minister recalled one Shakespearean ruler — Caesar (8) : DISRAELI
17. Real cold on Greek isle (8) : CONCRETE
19. Kansas city worked with C.I.A. (7) : WICHITA
20. Conspicuous stranger in depot (7) : POINTED
21. Greek characters sell all but one piece of seafood (6) : MUSSEL
22. Swear to piece of testimony during a trial (6) : ATTEST
25. One with a tremendous burden to shoulder finally falls short (5) : ATLAS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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