Emily Cox
Emily Cox
Henry Rathvon
Henry Rathvon

NY Times, Sun, Apr 19, 1998 CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

Author:Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: , Blocks: 63, Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Spielberg film with a message about vision that's unclear (7) : AMISTAD
5. Lose sight of Halloween creature with Dracula's head (2,5) : GOBLIND
9. Play the clarinet badly, as in an interlude? (15) : PARENTHETICALLY
10. Bank stirred Verdi's ire (9) : RIVERSIDE
11. Chekhov makes an appearance in Milan tonight (5) : ANTON
12. Moves quickly after start of Nike contracts (7) : NARROWS
14. She keeps warm with cover (7) : SHEATHE
16. Hero of legend in the southeastern United States (7) : THESEUS
18. New resident's dog swallowing head of lettuce (7) : SETTLER
20. Circle, or fragment (5) : ORBIT
22. Somewhat odd, Eric eats bit of copper penny (9) : ECCENTRIC
24. TV show with doctors operating as hell breaks loose (7,8) : GENERALHOSPITAL
25. Russian revolutionary runs Kentucky (7) : TROTSKY
26. Volunteers tossed tinsel on top of spruce (7) : ENLISTS
1. Endlessly striving for headache relief (7) : ASPIRIN
2. Regarding poetry written from right to left (2,7) : INREVERSE
3. Barbershop singer Bill heard (5) : TENOR
4. Cruise had raised flowers (7) : DAHLIAS
5. "Squalid conditions," Gore at first says (7) : GUTTERS
6. A butcher's out of control in a city of Europe (9) : BUCHAREST
7. Little bit of land is rented (5) : ISLET
8. Female leader finished with Japanese money (7) : DOYENNE
13. Spills open coffee containers (9) : OVERTURNS
15. Bears in Mobile or Seattle (9) : TOLERATES
16. Brainwork, however, on the front of Time (7) : THOUGHT
17. English poet is cautious penning Spanish and French articles (7) : SHELLEY
18. Sweet product's strange sources (7) : SUCROSE
19. Musical note "C" -- everyone's summons to come back (7) : RECALLS
21. Box to be sold with game (5) : BINGO
23. Land plane roughly (5) : NEPAL

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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